Announcing TIME TABLE of All Business Seminars !
Keynote on October 27 will feature
VERBAL×Kyary Pamyu Pamyu×Kevin Nishimura



We are pleased to announce the timetable of all six TIMM business seminars.

On October 27, the Keynote will feature 'VERBAL', 'Kyary Pamyu Pamyu', 'Kevin Nishimura' and “Yusuke Nakagawa” on stage.

「VERBAL」(m-flo /TERIYAKI BOYZ®) is a multifaceted artist and has a diverse range of activities, including serving as the CEO of the fashion brand AMBUSH®.

「Kyary Pamyu Pamyu」has a huge career expanding globally, appearing in overseas performances such as Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022.

From LA, we will have 「Kevin Nishimura」of Transparent Arts, who is a founding member of the Far East Movement. ASOBISYSTEM Yusuke Nakagawa (Representative Director) will also be participating in the session.

In addition to Keynote of October 27, we are happy to announce two more new seminars.「Challenges and future prospects for independent businesses in the APAC region」(October 26)
「Current state of music business and technology (NFTs and AI...」(October 27)with artist, RIS-707.

*The details of each seminar will be updated in TIMM official site.*

< Overview of the 20th Tokyo International Music Market (20thTIMM) Business Seminar>

Date: October 26th (Thursday) - October 27th (Friday) am11:30-pm6:00 (Times may change)
Venue: Tokyu Kabukicho Tower 10th floor “109 Cinemas Premium Shinjuku” Theater 7
About attending the seminar: A TIMM admission pass issued to TIMM participants is required, but non-TIMM participants can also attend the seminar.
You can attend the lecture by purchasing the one-day pass below. In addition, due to the number of seats in the venue, attendance will be required in advance as shown below. 

Timetable of Business Seminar

October 26, Thursday

Challenges and future prospects for independent businesses in the APAC region
Co-sponsored by Independent Music Coalition of Japan

● Moderator Yamashita: Independent Music Coalition Japan
● Speaker:Noemi Planas: World Independent Networks(WIN) CEO

Globalizing Japanese Music: Unveiling the Secrets to Successful Synch Utilization

Charles Mikami、・Tomo Suzuki、・Eri Komazaki、Heihachiro Fukuda、Shun Yoshizawa


Masanori Takumi,Ken Ayugai

October 27, Friday

Current state of music business and technology (NFTs and AI...)

● Moderator: 
Norikazu Yamaguchi/StudioENTRE CEO
● Speaker
Kousuke Ban/.mura CEO

YouTube and Digital Global Marketing Now ~The latest trends in Asia

Ko Matsushima Sun Lee Muara Sipahutar


VERBAL、Kyary Pamyu Pamyu、Kevin Nishimura, Yusuke Nakagawa

Seminar attendance reservation

The reservation is required to attend TIMM seminars due to the limitation of the seats of the venue (109 Cinemas premium Shinjuku /Theatre 7).
Please note that the reservation is first come first service basis.
 Reservation period: October 10, Tuesday 15:00 – October 16, Monday 24:00.
 Procedure: Please access to the URL below and register for the reservation.
                  The control Number of your MYPAGE will be required for the reservation.
                  The registration without your control number won’t be valid.


We will confirm if your seat has been reserved after October 17, Tuesday.


One-day pass is a pass that allows you to attend business seminars and enter business meeting venues during the opening hours. One-day passes are only valid for the same day, so if you wish to enter for both days, you will need to purchase a one-day pass for both days. If you would like to purchase a pass, please see below.

The deadline for accepting applications: 18:00 on Monday, October 16th.
Application: Please access the URL below, register, and proceed to the purchase procedure.
Pass type/price/application form URL:

●Pass for 1day Participation in either 10/26 or 10/27     
Price     11,000yen inc. tax/ per day
Application URL:

●Pass for 2 days Participation in both 10/26 and 10/27    
Price:    22,000yen inc. tax
Application URL:

Visitor pass allow to enter the venue of Business seminar (Tokyu Kabukicho tower 10F/Theatre 7) and business networking area (Tokyu Kabukicho tower 17F-Space East /Space West).   

The 20th Tokyo International Music Market(20th TIMM) Overview

DATE :        October 25, Wednesday – October 27, Friday, 2023
                        Address: 1-29-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo


Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI)
Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO)
Japan Music Industry and Culture Promotion Foundation (JMCE)

SUPPORTS :              
All Japan Concert & Live Entertainment Promoters Conference (ACPC)
Society for the Administration of Remuneration for Audio Home Recording (SARAH)
Japan Association of Music Enterprises (JAME)
Music Publishers Association of Japan (MPAJ)
The Federation of Music Producers Japan (FMPJ)
Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC)
Japan Council of Performers Rights & Performing Arts Organizations (GEIDANKYO)
Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO)
Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ)

PROGRAMS:  Business meeting, networking with International/Japanese music industry professionals, Business Seminar, Showcase live "MATSURI ~ in TOKYO"

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