Platinum Partners

Baidu


About Baidu Founded in 2000, Baidu, Inc. aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they're looking for.  Baidu, a technology-based media company, is leading Chinese-language Internet search provider, serving over 657 million monthly active users. In addition to serving individual Internet search users, Baidu provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu's ADSs trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU". Currently, ten ADSs represent one Class A ordinary share. About Baidu Japan In 2006, Baidu Japan Inc. was established as the first subsidiary of Baidu, Inc. Baidu Japan supplies Search Engine Marketing (SEM) service on Baidu.com, including listing, advertising Network, analytics, and support inbound business.  Acquiring Simeji mobile app team in 2011 and the University of Tokyo-based venture company popIn Inc. with patented native advertising technology in 2015, Baidu Japan is exploring new customer experience. 

Facebook


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.

Google


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


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.

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
-Promotions
-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.

Dentsu Aegis Network


Aegis is a global outsourcing and technology company committed to impacting clients’ business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels.

Aegis was founded 30 years ago in the US and now has operations in 56 locations across 13 countries with more than 55,000 employees. Aegis services over 300 clients from verticals such as Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities.

Nielsen


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.


TV Asahi (EX TV)


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.

Corporate Partners

Adobe


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.

ADK


Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2016, ADK is currently promoting structural innovation to become a “Consumer Activation Company” capable of precisely analyzing consumer attitude and purchasing behavior data as well as media touch-points, utilizing creative concepts to motivate consumers into action. As part of this innovation, ADK has positioned its global strategy center in Singapore in order to promote overseas expansion of Japanese brands. Leveraging its edge in content business, specifically Japanese TV animation, ADK is rapidly expanding its reach into the global market.

AOL


AOL's Mission: To simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code.

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.

FIVE


FIVE is a tech + creative startup that gives a control to mobile video advertising. FIVE earns the largest viewership with rapid growing speed at 3rd party mobile app video distribution in Japan. We provide premium video marketplace '*Moments by FIVE' and super-short video platform 'FIVE VIDEO NETWORK' for inovvating the video advertising at mobile-native era.

Kaizen


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.

Jeki


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.

Mediba


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.

Twitter


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

Bloomberg Media


Global business leaders turn to Bloomberg for breaking business news and analysis they can’t find anywhere else. Through print, television, online, mobile, radio and conferences we cover the business world, with more than 2,400 multimedia professionals in 72 countries. The editorial staff of each media platform leverages the innovation and scale of Bloomberg News, technology, analytics and distribution to provide unrivaled business and financial news coverage – and drive deeper engagement with the decision – makers who matter most.

CCI


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.

Digital Intellegence




LinkedIn


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.

McCann


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.

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.

TBS


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.

Unruly


Unruly gets videos seen, shared and loved across the open web for brands that want to move people, not just reach people.

By bringing emotional intelligence to digital advertising, we help 91% of Ad Age 100 brands inform and inspire 1.44bn people around the world, using polite outstream formats on sites that people love. UnrulyX, the viewable video SSP, creates better ad experiences for consumers, improved brand outcomes for advertisers and increased revenues for top-flight publishers.

Unruly was founded in 2006 and acquired by News Corp in 2015. With 300 Unrulies across 20 locations worldwide, our super power is emotional intelligence and our secret weapon is passionate people on a mission to #DeliverWow.

Media Partners

Campaign


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. campaignlive.com 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 campaignlive.com 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


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 (www.digiday.com) 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.

Tint


More than 40,000+ brands around the world today use Tint to aggregate, curate, and display ANY social media feeds ANYWHERE. Whether you’re a sports team, restaurant, hotel, or retail/e-commerce brand, Tint has features and integrations that will help you drive deeper relationships with your audiences through social media.

Connect any page, handle, hashtag, playlist, and/or tagged location from any social network, personalize it with our elegant, responsive templates, moderate which posts you want to display to curate the best content, and finally display it on any of your websites, mobile apps, retail TV displays, event walls, or huge jumbotrons.

Association Partners

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.

JCBA (Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association)




JIAA (Japan Advertising Agency Association)




JMA


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)




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