Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM) is back this November (2021) with its very first online version. Albeit being their 18th edition, the conference is not letting the industry down and held on firmly to its purpose to increase connections and collaborations for those in the music business. With an aim to provide a marketplace where music companies in Japan may expand internationally in a rapidly growing global music industry.
Collaborating with Japan Anime Music Lab, the event place a huge emphasis in its growing anime industry as part of the entertainment scene, an extension of the gaming as well as film industry.
This years online event will cover four main segment:
- Business Matching
- Live Showcase
- Seminar & Presentation
Last year, the expo saw the attendance of over 200 oversea buyers mainly of companies including streaming services, festival organisers, video production houses and industry professionals. The three-day event were attended by 18,992, its online event TIMMONLINE recorded 4018 attendees.
Established in 2004 by a group of companies in the music business, Japan Music Culture Export [JMCE] has developed a reputable and systemic operationally over the years collaborating with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the film and television marketplace (TIFFCOM).
TIMM is sponsored by JMCE and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Visual Industry Promotion Organisation (VIPO). For more information on being a participant, exhibitor or collaborator, please visit their official website here.