Hi Japan is now established as a global event with strong international participation. Hi Japan 2013 featured exhibitors from 20 countries and visitors from 30 countries. In addition to five country/region pavilions from USA, Canada, China, South Korea and Taiwan, there were several international exhibitors from Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, Norway, New Zealand, India, Chile, UK, Indonesia, Thailand and so on. When it comes to international visitors, not only Asian neighboring countries such as South Korea, China, Thailand and Malaysia but also countries from Oceania, the North America and Europe came to Hi Japan 2013 and the number of representative countries was 30 that was the highest since Hi Japan started 24 years ago.
What’s more, with more demands from international visitors, English speaking presentations were held at Hi Japan 2013, and more presentations are planned to be held at Hi Japan 2014.