The Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (JASMA) will hold the Japan International Apparel Machinery & Textile Industry Trade Show (JIAM 2020 OSAKA) from May 20th to 23rd, 2020 at INTEX Osaka in Osaka, Japan, and a number of major apparel machinery manufacturers and organizations have expressed their intention of exhibiting at this trade show.
JASMA members expressing their intention of participation are: Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.; Barudan Co., Ltd.; Brother Industries, Ltd.; Happy Japan Inc.; Hashima Co., Ltd.; Hirose Mfg. Co., Ltd.; Jaguar International Corp.; Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; JUKI Corp.; Kawakami Co., Ltd.; Kinoshita Precision Industrial Co., Ltd.; Mitsubishi Electric Corp.; Morimoto Mfg. Co., Ltd.; N.C.A. Co., Ltd.; Namx Co., Ltd.; Naomoto Corp.; Organ Needle Co., Ltd.; Osaka Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd.; Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.; Sabun Industrial Co., Ltd.; Seiko Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; Tokai Industrial Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.; Towa Japan Corp.; Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.; and Yuho Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.
JASMA supporting members expressing their participation include: Asahi Garment Machinery Co., Ltd.; Baby Lock Co., Ltd.; Elize Inc.; Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd.; Toray Advanced Computer Solution Inc.; and Yuka and Alpha Co., Ltd.
Other companies from Japan and overseas are: A-POS Co., Ltd.; Shimomura Co., Ltd.; AATPR Industry Co., Ltd.; and Krishna Lamicoat Pvt. Ltd.
Since exhibitor registration started in May 2018, JIAM 2020 OSAKA has received many inquiries from companies and organizations inside and outside Japan. JASMA actively promoted the show to the industry stakeholders at related trade shows in Japan, as well as at garment making-related trade shows held across Asia in 2018 (including Taiwan, Dongguan and Korea). JASMA has also solicited groups in Europe, such as the VDMA German Garment and Leather Technology Association and its members, for participation in JIAM 2020 OSAKA as exhibitors and visitors. As a result of their efforts, companies from Germany and other countries in Europe have announced their participation in the show’s overseas pavilions.
Organizers plan to engage in a wide range of promotional activities to attract exhibitors and potential visitors, in addition to conducting a publicity campaign at industry-related trade shows in Japan. A press conference for JIAM 2020 OSAKA will take place at DTC 2019 Dongguan, China in March; as well as at Texprocess 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany in May and at CISMA 2019 Shanghai, China in September. The events will provide specific information on topics related to JIAM 2020 OSAKA.
The benefits for exhibiting at JIAM 2020 OSAKA include an Early Bird Discount and free booth space based on the Special Exhibitor Support Scheme. For companies registering to exhibit by July 31st, 2019, the regular fee for booth space (9 sqm) will be reduced from 300,000 yen to 280,000 yen.
Companies that are exhibiting at JIAM 2020 OSAKA for the first time and registering for more than three booths and companies that are returning to exhibit again at the show as well as increasing their space by more than two booths will be provided with free booth space under the Special Exhibitor Support Scheme. Furthermore, applicants can benefit from both the Early Bird Discount and Special Exhibitor Support Scheme.