<As an International Buyer: The benefits of attending TIMM>Updated on June 5th 2024
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 Welcome Party attended by the exhibitors
・Opportunity of business meeting & networking at the venue
・Participation in business seminars 


<As an Exhibitor: The benefits of exhibiting at TIMM>Updated on June 5th 2024

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. 

 Please take advantage of “networking opportunities with visitors” and “self-development opportunities through participation in business seminars.

*Details will be announced at a later date (mid-June).

 <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 21st 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.

24 / 130+

Last year’s 20th TIMM was attended by 130 international buyers from 24 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.

3,058 / 1,479

A total of 3,058 people visited the venue over the three days of the previous 20th TIMM. Of these, a total of 1,479 people, mainly from the music industry, attended the business area (business meetings and seminars).