Gold Partners

Dentsu Inc.

Dentsu is the largest agency brand and third largest media-buying agency group in the world.

Dentsu provides a wide range of services in eight business domains:

-Communication Design
-Marketing Design
-Social Solutions
-Media Content
-Data Solutions
-Digital / Social Media
-Creative Sphere

To meet the management and business challenges of its clients, Dentsu identifies through a variety of communication domains the core issues faced by each client. We then provide the optimized, integrated solutions required to solve these issues.

The Dentsu Group employs more than 48,000 people in 146 countries.


Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Since our founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. From offering search in a single language we now offer dozens of products and services—including various forms of advertising and web applications for all kinds of tasks—in scores of languages. And starting from two computer science students in a university dorm room, we now have thousands of employees and offices around the world. A lot has changed since the first Google search engine appeared. But some things haven’t changed: our dedication to our users and our belief in the possibilities of the Internet itself.


LINE Corporation is based in Japan. It was renamed from NHN Japan Corporation on April 1, 2013, and operates the LINE, NAVER matome, and livedoor web service businesses. Since launching LINE in June 2011, LINE Corporation has placed the core of its business upon the service and actively pushed for the further expansion of the service on a global scale, as well as accelerating the development of LINE as a platform.

Nikkei Inc.

Nikkei Inc. is a trusted media brand in Asia, known for its quality journalism and capability in providing business news and information. Founded as a market news media in Japan in 1876, Nikkei has grown to be one of the largest media conglomerate with 37 foreign editorial bureaus and approx. 1300 journalists worldwide, with another global media brand, Financial Times, joining in our group in 2015. Nikkei has always been embracing digitization and technology to find a new way to deliver news and information as a reliable source of information to the global community.

Corporate Partners


Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.


Cyber Communications inc. (CCI) is a total interactive marketing company, serving more than 500 advertising agencies, including Dentsu, the largest advertising agency in Japan, and ADK, an affiliated company of the WPP Group, one of the world’s largest communications companies, and it has a network of more than 500 publishers, including Facebook, Twitter, Apple, and Yahoo Japan. CCI was established as a joint venture between Dentsu and Softbank in 1996, the year when Internet advertising was born, and it began offering Internet advertising services to Yahoo Japan, which is a dominant player in Japan. In 2000, we listed our shares on the stock exchange, and then, in 2009 became a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu through a takeover bid. Over the years, we have accumulated practical experience and knowledge to become the core company of the Dentsu Group in the digital domain. By planning and marketing advertising products and services for transmission through cutting-edge media and devices, we have continued to offer “one-stop” marketing services in the interactive domain, based on our sophisticated technology. We are always expanding and also evolving.

Dentsu Digital


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.

Group IMD 株式会社

Group IMD is a global technology business automating the workflow of video advertisements and data between advertising & media agencies, production companies, broadcasters and digital media ( Working in more than 100 markets with over 35 local offices, Group IMD’s worldwide presence across Europe, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and Latin America is changing the way advertising works. Founded in 1996, Group IMD has grown to provide the world's most extensive, fully automated, cloud native, broadcast grade, video advertising platform via IMD Cloud. Group IMD also provides revolutionary technology that will accelerate access to addressable and programmatic creative video advertising across TV, digital channels and Video on Demand (VoD). Group IMD bring the benefits of the integrated IMD Cloud systems to all their client's TV commercial and digital marketing programs. Some Group IMD regional and global clients include L’Oreal, J&J, Unilever, Paramount, Fox, Disney, GSK, Mattel, Universal, Mondalez, Coca-Cola and Danone, along with important Japan based relationships for various clients such as Shiseido. Group IMDは、動画広告素材とデータのワークフローを広告会社、制作会社、放送局、デジタルメディアの間で連携し、自動化するクラウドサービスをグローバル展開しています。35ヵ所以上の地域に拠点を持ち100ヵ国を超える市場で活躍しているGroup IMDは、 ヨーロッパ、アジア太平洋地域、オーストラリア、中東、南⽶など、世界中で事業を展開して おり、絶えず新たな広告の仕組みに挑戦しています。 1996年に英国で設⽴され、世界で最も広範囲にわたって完全自動のクラウド型で、放送品質に 対応する動画広告プラットフォームIMD Cloudよりサービスを提供することで成長を遂げ、今後さらにテレビ、ウェブ、ビデオオンデマンド(VoD)におけるアドレッサブルやプログラマティックな動画広告運用の実現を加速させる画期的な技術を提供していきます。 Group IMDは、統合されたIMDクラウドサービスの提供によって、顧客のテレビ広告やデジタル市場のプログラムすべてにその利便性をもたらしています。Group IMDの内外の顧客には、ローレル、J&J、ユニリーバ、パラマウント、フォックス、ディズニー、GSK、 マテル、ユニバーサル、モンデリーズ、コカ・コーラ、ダノンなど外資系の顧客とともに、資生堂のように日本をベースとする幅広い企業との重要な関係を築いております。


GumGum is an artificial intelligence company with a focus on computer vision. Our mission is to unlock the value of visual content produced daily across diverse data sets. We teach machines to see in order to solve hard problems. Since 2008, the company has applied its patented capabilities to serve a variety of industries from advertising to professional sports, with more to come.


East Japan Marketing & Communications, Inc. ranks as Japan’s No. 5 full-service advertising agency in terms of sales. The company effectively fuses its three integral functions as an advertising company, house agency and media concern, maximizing the synergistic effects of these capacities to supply stellar added value to its stakeholders. Along with this, the company takes full advantage of its business contents, regional revitalization business, the infrastructure and assets of East Japan Railway Group and other resources to supply original solution-based services available at no other advertising company in Japan.


Our mission is simple: connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do.


mediba Inc. provides advertising, media production, and new business services through our core business of au Smart Pass, KDDI’s portal site. In the evolving mobile world, mediba is delivering timely services from providing smartphone applications and services, to connecting companies with users.


Whether you’re eyeing markets in the next town or across continents, we understand the importance of knowing what consumers watch and buy. That’s our passion and the very heart of our business.
We study consumers in more than 100 countries to give you the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide. And we’re constantly evolving, not only in terms of where we measure, or who we measure, but in how our insights can help you drive profitable growth.
Whether your business is a multinational enterprise or a single storefront, we believe innovation is the key to success, in both what you create and how you market your products and ideas. That’s why we continue to develop better solutions to help you meet the needs of today’s consumers, and find out where they’re headed next.

Oath Japan

米ベライゾンの子会社であるOathは、「Build Brand People Love(人々に愛されるブランドを築く)」を掲げ、グローバルで保有する50以上のメディアとテクノロジーブランドのダイナミックな総合企業として、世界で10億人以上にリーチしています。 2017年に生まれたOathは米大手通信会社Verizonグループで、Oath Japanは、Oath(Americas)Inc.の日本法人です。DSP、SSPのデジタル広告プラットフォームの提供と、ガジェットファン向けサイト「Engadget日本版」、テクノロジーメディア「TechCrunch Japan」、自動車Webメディア「Autoblog日本版」、エンタメ情報サイト「AOLニュース」等という専門メディアを展開しています。 オープンプラットフォーム、プレミアムメディア、クリエイティビティの3つをキーワードに、広告配信プラットフォームとメディア両方のサービスを提供するユニークな特徴を生かし、生活者にとって価値のあるコンテンツを革新的なアイデアと方法で提供できるよう、Oath Japanは日本市場での事業に邁進しています。 is an agile Facebook and Instagram marketing partner for bold brands who look to automate their online advertising. manages more than one billion dollars in annualized ad spend for 600+ global advertisers such as eBay, Uber, Lazada, Zalora and Deliveroo. Our technology and know-how are built to serve as an extension of your team. We help brands drive higher performance through automation, creative, and optimization. The company has 180+ employees with offices in New York, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Berlin, Helsinki, Singapore, Sydney and Dubai.

TV Asahi

With more than 55 years of leading the Japanese content industry and having 25 network affiliate stations covering the nation, TV Asahi Corporation delivers top rated drama series, enduring animation programs and high-quality variety shows that target the younger demographic, on top of broadcasting strong sports events and daily news shows.


Our mission: To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.


33Across is a technology company focused on solving the challenge of consumer attention in an era of automated advertising. The 33Across Attention Platform is the first programmatic solution to unify high-impact creative, quality supply, and true technology-driven scale. 33Across is headquartered in New York with locations in Sunnyvale, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Tokyo, and Hyderabad.

Foresight Factory

IAS (Integral Ad Science)

Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global measurement and analytics company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions to empower the advertising industry to invest with confidence and activate consumers everywhere, on every device. We solve the most pressing problems for brands, agencies, publishers, and technology companies by verifying that every impression has the opportunity to be effective, optimizing towards opportunities to consistently improve results, and analyzing digital’s impact on consumer actions. Built on data science and engineering, IAS is headquartered in New York with global operations in thirteen countries. Our growth and innovation have been recognized in Inc. 500, Crain’s Fast 50, Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies, and I-COM’s Smart Data Marketing Technology Company. Learn more at


Full-service digital customer experience optimization platform Kaizen Platform is an enterprise marketing solution that works across mobile, social, display, and landing page media by combining multichannel marketing collaboration software with a crowd of expert designers and copywriters to create optimal experiences at scale.

McCann Worldgroup

McCann Erickson belongs to McCann Worldgroup, one of the world’s leading marketing communication networks with 180 offices in more than 120 countries around the world. McCann Erickson Japan is the only true international agency, which can plan and buy media independently with a trans-media perspective. As a result it has been awarded substantial business both from major Western advertisers and major Japanese advertisers for over 55 years.

Recruit Communications

Recruit Communications provides a wide range of solutions for all business categories covered by the Recruit Group including HR, housing, bridal, higher education, and lifestyle information. For our clients, we provide IT-based web marketing services as well as communication and product production services that help these businesses attract customers. For products and services offered by the Recruit Group, we provide solutions that expand contact with our users through advertising, PR, and distribution. Additionally, our CS services help build stronger relationships with users, providing thorough and complete support for marketing communication activities that connect clients with users. We are made up of a group of professionals from a wide variety of specialties including planners, creators, marketers, and engineers. Our aim is to deliver the information and services offered by the Recruit Group to more users while also creating many new chances to “Opportunities for Life.” As communication specialists, we are committed to further growth.

RTL Ad Connect

Simple Show Japan

simpleshow is the market leader in explainer videos. Every day we help our customers to explain their project or idea through the production of simple and concise explainer videos. Our handcrafted explanatory format, the simpleshow classic has been applied in the production of several thousand videos in over 50 languages. Thanks to our sound methodology, our insight into the target audience and our use of lively storytelling, we help to make your explanation both highly appealing and engaging.A dedicated team of creative consultants trained at our simpleshow academy are ready and standing by.


SpotX is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. As a modern ad server with programmatic infrastructure, data enablement, and monetization solutions for OTT, outstream, and addressable TV, SpotX gives media owners and publishers the control, transparency, and actionable insights needed to understand buyer behavior, manage access and pricing, and maximize revenue. SpotX also provides advertisers with a direct pipeline to premium supply and innovative solutions for optimizing media efficiency, reach, and audience targeting. With best-in-class technology purpose-built for video, SpotX’s holistic, brand-safe solution is employed by some of the largest media owners and publishers in the world including fuboTV, Microsoft Casual Games, Newsy, Samba TV, Sling TV, Vudu and partners with a variety of different companies within the digital video ecosystem including comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science, JW Player, MediaMath, MOAT, Nielsen, Oracle, The Trade Desk, and more.


With over 60 year history of television broadcasting in Japan, TBS is one of the largest media conglomerates in Japan encompassing a wide range of media and business activities including broadcast, content production (terrestrial/cable/satellite/radio broadcast programs, formats, movies, DVDs, internet), domestic/overseas distribution, concerts and other events. TBS continues to be a strong provider of content in the global arena distributing programs of all genres to over 160 countries.

Media Partners

Asahi Shimbun Digital

Business Insider

Business Insider is the New York-based, full-digital business news agency, providing stories on politics, finance, technologies, corporate strategies and sports; targeting businesspeople of the Millennial generation. On top of its comprehensive news site, Business Insider has also started the technology-focused news site “Tech Insider” in 2015, and “Insider,” the video news service in 2016 featuring lifestyle for the generation.


Campaign is dedicated to celebrating creative excellence from across the broad span of the communications industry, whilst putting creativity firmly in a business context.

The way we are doing this in the US is by creating a platform that gives the creative community a voice. The very best thing about our industry is the brilliant talent it attracts, the people. is for, about and created by those people. It's a place to showcase inspiring work, debate issues, share opinions, learn from the best in the business. And will also be a place that reminds us all why we do what we do: the sheer thrill of seeing amazing ideas come to life, infect culture and grow businesses.

Our US platform adds a vital piece to Campaign’s global picture. For over half a century we’ve been the (challenging and championing) voice of the UK advertising industry ( Campaign UK ). We’re now thriving in Asia ( Campaign Asia ) and India ( Campaign India ) and through partnerships have taken Campaign into the Middle East and Turkey . Together these local Campaigns are building the most powerful and inspiring global voice for the marketing communications industry.


Digiday — The Authority on Digital Media, Marketing and Advertising. Digiday is a media company and community for digital media, marketing and advertising professionals. We focus on quality, not quantity, and honesty instead of spin. We cover the industry with an expertise, depth and tone you won’t find anywhere else. The Digiday team strives to produce the highest quality publications, conferences, and resources for our industry.

The Digiday website ( is our content hub. We support that with our email newsletters: Digiday Daily, Digiday Brands and Digiday Publishing. Our multi-day, destination events include the Digiday Agency Summit, the Digiday Brand Summit, the Digiday Content Marketing Summit, the Digiday Programmatic Summit, the Digiday Publishing Summit, the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe, the Digiday Retail Summit, Digiday’s Agency Innovation Camp, and Digiday’s Mobile Innovation Camp.

Our awards programs are the Digiday Awards, the Digiday Content Marketing Awards, Digiday Publishing Awards, the Digiday Retail Awards, the Digiday Video Awards, the Sammy Awards (social) and the Mobi Awards (mobile).

Senden Kaigi

Since 1954, Sendenkaigi has been the leading publisher of marketing communications magazines and books, and the pioneering educator in the industry. We provide sponsor advertisement, marketing expertise and solutions, and up-to-the-minute industry news.

Association Partners

ACC (All Japan Radio & Television Commercial Confederation)

IAA (International Advertising Association)

The International Advertising Association is the world’s only globally-focused integrated advertising trade association with membership representing advertisers, agencies and the media. The IAA is comprised of Corporate Members, Organizational Members, Educational Affiliates, as well as 56 Chapters with individual members and young professionals from 76 countries including the top 10 economies in the world.

JAF (Japan Advertising Federation)

JCBA (Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association)

JIAA (Japan Advertising Agency Association)

JMA (Japan Marketing Association)

The Japan Marketing Association (JMA) was established in October 1957, independent of the Japan Productivity Center, with an aim to develop and disseminate marketing knowledge and technologies in Japan.  Since its foundation, the Association has committed to improving the practice of marketing and widening its application to corporate management throughout the nation.

JMAA (Japan Magazine Advertising Association)

JNPEA (Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association)

The Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association (Nihon Shinbun Kyokai (NSK) in Japanese) was established as an autonomous organization on July 23, 1946 to encourage freedom of speech and elevate ethical standards in reporting. As of April 2015, we had 130 members, including 104 daily newspapers, 4 news agencies and 22 broadcasters, which covers the major media outlets in Japan.

METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry)

OAAA (Osaka Advertising Agencies Association)

TMG (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)