#LetsMeetInJapan Show us how your business event was Big in Japan!

About
#LetsMeetInJapan

Have you attended a business event in Japan?
Let us know by posting your impression of Japan along with the hashtag
#letsmeetinjapan for a chance to win a trip to Japan.

Prizes
(selected by random drawing)
One winner will receive a FREE pair of round-trip tickets to Japan.
Thirty winners will each receive a US$30 Amazon gift card.
How to Apply
  1. STEP 1
    Follow the official JNTO account on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or LinkedIn
    • @letsmeetinjapan
    • @japanmeetings
    • @letsmeetinjapan
    • @japanconventionbureau
     
  2. STEP 2
    Using the hashtag #letsmeetinjapan, post photos and text (text only is also acceptable, though including photos is preferable) about your impressions from when you attended a business event in Japan.
  • * Winners will be notified by direct social media message to the account they used for posting.
  • * Each applicant may apply multiple times. When there are multiple posts for one application, each post will be considered a separate application.
Campaign period
September 10-December 10 (until 11:59 pm Japan Standard Time), 2019

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Application Rules

Terms and Conditions

We ask those who apply (“Applicants”) to the Japan National Tourism Organization (“JNTO”) Social Media Hashtag Campaign (“This Campaign”) via social media sites (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn) to thoroughly read and agree to the following terms and conditions (“These Terms and Conditions”) before applying.

Applicants who apply to This Campaign by posting with the hashtag #letsmeetinjapan will be considered to have agreed to These Terms and Conditions. If for some reason you do not agree with These Terms and Conditions, please refrain from applying.

Application Period
September 10-December 10 (until 11:59 pm Japan Standard Time), 2019

* Circumstances may cause the schedule to be changed.

Prizes

Winners will be selected by random drawing.

One winner will receive a pair of round-trip tickets to Japan

  • ・ Round-trip plane tickets (economy class) to Tokyo from a major airport in the winner’s country or region of residence
  • ・ Vouchers for three nights of accommodations in Tokyo (typical schedule: four days and three nights in Japan)

Thirty winners will each receive an Amazon gift card. Each Amazon gift card will be equivalent to US$30 in value

  • ・ In some cases, for legal or other reasons, it may not be possible to offer an Amazon gift card in a winner’s country or region of residence.
  • ・ After being selected as a winner of an Amazon gift card, if you select “Not Applicable” for your desired location of use, you will receive a gift equivalent in value to US$30.

* Prize details may be subject to change.

<Points to note about the trip to Japan>
  • ・ The trip is expected to take place between February 15 and March 31, 2020. The winner may select desired dates within this period. However, please note that depending on ticket reservation circumstances, that choice of desired dates may not be available.
    * Airline, hotel, and room are determined by the Campaign and not selected by the winner.
  • ・ Only those who are eligible to enter Japan during the above period of the trip may apply.
    * The winner of the trip must arrange their own visa and other necessary travel documents for entering Japan.
    * Those whose country or region of residence does not, for legal or other reasons, allow them to receive this prize, are not eligible.
  • ・ The trip must be made by two capable travelers. No tour staff or guides will be present for the tour.
  • ・ Tokyo airports (Narita or Haneda Airport) will be used for arrival and departure. Please note that the winner of the trip is responsible for covering all costs other than the round-trip plane tickets to Tokyo and the accommodations voucher.
  • ・ The winner will be notified by direct social media message to the account used for posting.
  • ・ The winner may lose eligibility to claim their prize if they cannot be reached due to reasons such as unsuccessful delivery of an e-mail or of a direct message to their social media account.
  • ・ The winner may not transfer the prize to family members or any other third party, or exchange it for cash.
  • ・ The winner and their travel companion must be free of health concerns and able to complete travel-related procedures and to submit travel consent forms by the specified deadlines.
  • ・ Please contact your nearest Japanese Consulate or Immigration Services to confirm that your current passport is valid for this trip. We ask winners who need passports and/or visas to please acquire these on their own. Please note that visa problems may result in being unable to go on this trip.
  • ・ Travelers must enroll in international travel insurance at their own expense as a prerequisite for going on this trip.
  • ・ The organizer and travel agency assume no responsibility whatsoever for accidents, theft, or other problems encountered during or otherwise related to this trip.
Conditions for Application
The Applicant:
  • ・ Must have an account on at least one of the following social media sites: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or LinkedIn
  • ・ Must have previously attended a business event in Japan such as an international meeting, incentive tour, convention, or other such event
  • ・ Must have thoroughly read and agreed to These Terms and Conditions
  • ・ Must be at least 20 years old
How to Apply
  1. STEP 1: Follow the official JNTO account on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or LinkedIn.
  2. STEP 2: Post photos and text (or text only) about your impressions from when you attended a business event in Japan, using the hashtag #letsmeetinjapan.
  • ・ Winners will be notified by direct message to the social media account they used for posting.
  • ・ Each applicant may apply multiple times. If an applicant submits multiple posts, each post will be considered as a separate application.
  • ・ The hashtag letters may be either uppercase or lowercase, but users of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese (in which double-byte characters are used) should note that the hashtag will only be accepted if written in single-byte (half-width) characters.
Announcement of Winners

After the application deadline, the organizer will conduct a random drawing to determine the winners.

  • ・ The results will be announced only to the winners, by message to the social media account they used for posting. Therefore, please make sure to follow an official JNTO account. Please note that if you unfollow the JNTO account, we will be unable to contact you and you may forfeit your eligibility.
  • ・ In the case of LinkedIn, the message will be sent from an individual JNTO staff member as part of an invitation to connect.
  • ・ If you are selected as a winner of an Amazon gift card, and you select “Not Applicable” for the desired location of use, you will receive a gift equivalent in value to US$30.
  • ・ If you win the pair of round-trip tickets to Japan, you will receive a special form along with your winning notification. Please provide the requested details, including your home address, and send the form back by the specified date.
  • ・ If you do not provide the required details including your home address, or you fail to send the form back by the specified date, you will become ineligible to receive the prize.
  • ・ If the information that you provide (such as home address) is inaccurate or you cannot be contacted for any other reason, you will become ineligible to receive the prize.
  • ・ The prize of round-trip tickets to Japan will be sent in the form of e-tickets, by e-mail.

    * Please make sure that the social media notification settings (push notifications) on your devices are set to “on.”

Other Points
  • ・ Posts without hashtags will not be valid as applications for This Campaign.
  • ・ Posts from accounts that are not set to receive messages will not be valid as applications to This Campaign.
  • ・ Before posting a photo featuring any person other than the Applicant, the Applicant must ensure that the person featured has consented to the use of their image. Any issues arising from failure to obtain said consent are solely the responsibility of the Applicant.
  • ・ Before posting any photo or information that might violate a copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of a third party, it is the Applicant's responsibility to obtain consent from that third party for use of the photo or information (including use by the organizer of This Campaign).
  • ・ The Applicant must declare and ensure that they have the legal right to post any photo and information that they post, that the organizer of This Campaign may use such photos and information, and that no photo or information posted by the Applicant violates any copyright, portrait right, privacy or publicity rights, or any other rights of third parties.
  • ・ As of the moment of posting, applicants are considered to have understood that any photo or information that they have posted with the specified hashtag may be posted in image and text form on the official JNTO website, the official campaign website, and other online media and Facebook.
  • ・ Any photo or information used in an application as specified in the previous paragraph may be edited or altered, including image cropping or the addition of visual effects, music, or sound effects, without obtaining the approval of the Applicant.
  • ・ Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn do not support, officially recognize, or operate This Campaign, nor are they involved in it.
Prohibited Actions

The following actions are prohibited when applying in This Campaign.

The organizer may remove or delete posts from the official campaign website upon determining that an Applicant has acted in any of the following ways.

  • (1) Violated These Terms and Conditions
  • (2) Interfered with the operation of This Campaign
  • (3) Caused disturbance, detriment, damage, or discomfort to others
  • (4) Slandered, defamed, or damaged the credibility of others
  • (5) Infringed on the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of others
  • (6) Infringed on the property, privacy, or portrait rights of others
  • (7) Posted photos or information that is obscene, contains child pornography, or encourages sexual exploitation of children
  • (8) Provided information or engaged in advertising or solicitation seeking financial gain
  • (9) Violated laws or regulations, or acted in a way that is contrary to public order or morality
  • (10) Violated the terms of use of social media sites
  • (11) Acted in a way that is determined to be not in the spirit of This Campaign
  • (12) Acted in a way that JNTO determines to be malicious or inappropriate
  • (13) Done anything else that is similar in nature to the prohibited actions specified in this list
Handling of Personal Information

The organizer will not use the registered personal information of prize winners for any purpose other than sending them prizes and contacting them regarding their prizes and other matters pertaining to This Campaign. Personal information of prize winners will not, without the consent of each prize winner, be disclosed or provided to third parties other than to outsourced contractors to This Campaign (except when disclosure of such information is required by laws or regulations).

For information about our privacy policy, please check here.

Responsibilities and Other Provisions
  • ・ The organizer does not guarantee in any way that the official campaign website will operate without interruption, or that This Campaign or the official campaign website will not be suspended or discontinued.
  • ・ Applicants shall bear all responsibility and costs for resolving trouble or disputes between or among Applicants to This Campaign and between Applicants and third parties. The Organizer shall bear no responsibility whatsoever in such matters.
  • ・ The organizer shall bear no responsibility whatsoever for any type of damage, loss, or other detriment suffered by Applicants as a result of applying to, or having been unable to apply to, This Campaign.
  • ・ The organizer shall not be exempt from responsibility when damage that occurs is directly attributable to its own willful actions or gross negligence.
  • ・ The organizer may change or discontinue This Campaign (partially or entirely) without notifying Applicants in advance. The organizer also reserves the right to change These Terms and Conditions without notifying Applicants in advance, and to take necessary measures to ensure that This Campaign operates appropriately.
  • ・ Applicants must bear the costs for internet connections and data transfer when applying to This Campaign.
Governing Laws and Court of Jurisdiction

・ Matters pertaining to This Campaign are governed by the provisions of Japanese law. The Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive court of first instance for any disputes related to This Campaign and arising between Applicants and the JNTO.

Inquiries
#LetsMeetInJapan Campaign Secretariat
E-mail: info@letsmeetinjapan.jp
Inquiries accepted: September 10 (Tue), 2019 -
January 31 (Fri), 2020, Japan Standard Time

Local Contacts

Japan

(JNTO Head Office)

+81 3 6691 4852

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New York

Alicia Hinds

+1 212 757 5640

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London

Ellen Mitchell

+44 20 7398 5670

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Paris

Aurelien Bandini

+33 1 4296 2960

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Seoul

Im Young Hong

+82 2 777 8601

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Singapore

Susan Ong

+65 6223 8205

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