<As an International Buyer: The benefits of attending TIMM>Updated on November 2nd,2023
TIMM is the largest international B to B music convention in Japan that offers a platform for international business and exchange in the rapidly changing global music industry.

The main purpose of TIMM is not only to support the overseas expansion of Japanese music and artists, but also to support the creation of new business opportunities by gathering music industry experts from all over the world in Tokyo and to provide opportunities to expand networking. The buyers are offered;

・Invitation to the Kick-off Party attended by the exhibitors
・Opportunity of business meeting & networking at the venue
・Participation in business seminars 

*The 20th Tokyo International Music Market has ended. Thank you very much for your visit.
Next year's TIMM will be announced on this website as soon as it is decided.

<As an Exhibitor: The benefits of exhibiting at TIMM>Updated on July 5th

We highly recommend the participation as an Exhibitor at TIMM to anyone interested in promoting them or their company’s music content or music-related business overseas. 

The following is included in the TIMM exhibitor’s package.

・An invitation to the Kick-off Party attended by international buyers 
・Guaranteed a distinct booth of each exhibitor for business discussions at the venue 
・Entrance pass (quantity varies depends on the plan) which allow the participation of business seminars.


 <Exhibition information session>
An online information session will be held for all prospective exhibitors. (An archived video of this information session will be uploaded at a later date.)

<As a Visitor: The benefits of attending TIMM>

Every year large numbers of people use TIMM as a valuable opportunity to network with the numerous music industry professionals in attendance and gain an understanding of the rapidly changing industry trends at the business seminars offered.    

For those who feel they don’t quite meet the criteria for exhibiting yet, it is possible to attend TIMM with purchase of “one-day pass” for visitor.

More details of Visitor Registration will be announced shortly.


<Key Figures>


Marking its 20th year this year, TIMM started in 2004 as the Tokyo Asia Music Market (TAM), and the event has continued to grow year after year. JMCE, established by a group of companies in the music business, hosts the event and has developed a stable and steady system of operation over the years with cooperation from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the film and TV marketplace, TIFFCOM.

37 / 280+

Last year’s 19th TIMM was attended by 280 international buyers from 37 countries and regions. Streaming services, overseas festival organizers, video production companies, and other industry professionals engaged in business discussions regarding Japanese music. TIMM is one of the biggest international business markets for Japanese music.


TIMM engages in artist exchanges with partner events, including Taiwan’s Golden Melody Award & Festival, MU:CON in Korea, and China’s Midi Festival.

*This year there is a possibility of no artist exchange due to COVID-19. Your understanding is appreciated.

12,147 / 4,589

The 3days' cumulative total attendees of 19th TIMM were 12,147 and TIMMONLINE attracted a cumulative total of 4,580 attendees, most of whom are involved in the music industry.


Due to the influence COVOD-19, the 17th – 19th TIMM were mainly held ONLINE.
The number of participants at the 16th TIMM (2019), which was the last venue before COVID, is as follows.
■Number of attendees of International Buyer:  200  from 26 countries and regions  
■ 3days' cumulative total attendees   5,122