The Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau is organizing a symposium on the promotion of Okinawan tourism. This event is held in commemoration of the establishment of the Okinawa chapter of the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA), and the official registration of OCVB as a regional DMO (Destination Management/Marketing Organization) with the Japan DMO network.


Okinawa Tourism Promotion Symposium & JTTA project explanation summary
【Date and Time】 2018, July 24th 13: 15 ~ 16: 40

【Place】 Okinawa Karate Kaikan – Admission: Free (first 200 people)


  • JTTA project explanation by the chairman of OCVB, Taira Chōkei
  • Karate masters demonstration by Shinjō Kiyohide and Oyakawa Hitoshi
  • Keynote lecture “Sport tourism in the AI age ” by Jinnai Hiroki from Google Advertising Sales Division
  • Special lecture “Sports Island Japan – From the world to Okinawa through sports and martial arts tourism” by Fujie Yōko, consultant for the Japan Sports Agency
  • Panel discussion
    Sports Island Okinawa
    “How Okinawa could become a sports island international destination through martial arts tourism”

【How to apply】
You can apply from any of the following.
1. Fax the application form on the back of the leaflet
FAX 098-859-6221
2. E-mail the application form on the back of the leaflet in PDF
Email dmo@ocvb.or.jp
3. Enter necessary information on Web
Application site https://jp.research.net/r/H75F9JB (In Japanese)


Flyer of the event (PDF format, in Japanese)