World Smart Energy Week 2018, Tokyo, Japan

Date: February 28-March 02, 2018
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Target Audience: Clean Technologies sector organizations
Sector: Clean Technologies


1. World Smart Energy Week overview

World Smart Energy Week is an annual event and one of the world's largest international Clean Technologies / Renewable Energy trade shows.  In 2018, it will take place from February 28th to March 2nd at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo.  It includes exhibitions, conferences and B to B meetings covering a wide range of cutting-edge products & technologies from various energy sub­sectors.  In 2017, it attracted 1,570 exhibitors from 31 countries and the number of the visitors was 62,426.  It consists of the following eight cleantech-related exhibitions. 

  1. PV Expo
  2. PV System Expo
  3. FC Expo
  4. Battery Japan
  5. International Smart Grid Expo
  6. Wind Expo
  7. International Biomass Expo
  8. Thermal Power Expo

2. Canada Booth

The Embassy of Canada to Japan will be participating in the World Smart Energy Week 2018 and will host a Canada booth to support Canadian Clean Technologies organizations.  Participating organizations can expect:

  • 1. One poster installation;
  • 2. Shared space within the Canada booth for B2B meetings;
  • 3. Shared interpreters (English and Japanese);
  • 4. On-site logistics support;
  • 5. B to B meetings arrangements;
  • 6. Company overview published in the World Smart Energy Week website.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
  • This event offers an excellent opportunity for Canadian clients to identify business and market opportunities, establish commercial and innovation partnerships and seek investment in a wide range of Clean Technologies related sub-sectors. This is a multi-post initiative, as other Asia-Region Trade Commissioners will also be bringing in large delegations from their respective countries that have an interest in the Canadian market. Canadian clients will have the opportunity to interact with not only Japanese, but also other Asia-Region potential partners.

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
  • Pavilion/exhibit

Sanae Yonemichi is a Trade Commissioner specializing in the Clean Technologies sector for the Japan market. She can provide information on this and any other local events that you may be considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. The deadline for pre-registration for the World Smart Energy Week 2018 is November 30th, 2017. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

More information

For more information on the event you can also visit the event website at: