22-26 April 2024
EPIC Members Delegation to Japan
Yokohama, Japan

EPIC Members
650.00 Excl. VAT

The EPIC International Delegations are exclusively for EPIC members with the objective to support their business development and global collaboration activities.  All participating EPIC members will have a chance to pitch their company during the company visits. The trip is limited to 10 participants, and registration closes 1 month before the date. If you have any questions regarding the agenda and preparation, please schedule a call with Carlos Lee via https://calendly.com/carlos-lee-epic


OPIE 2024 OPTICS & PHOTONICS International Exhibition 2024

The event is focused on maximizing networking with local companies and distributors, this has always been the priority in all the trips we have organized so far! https://www.flickr.com/photos/epic-photonics/albums/72177720307578962/


  • 21 April Sunday 20:00 – Simple dinner in Yokohama just among the delegation participants who are available (optional)
  • 22 April Monday – visit to the headquarters and factory of SIGMA KOKI (confirmed) + Dinner in Tokyo with local companies (confirmed)
  • 23 April Tuesday – visit to company (work in progress) + Dinner in Yokohama with local companies (confirmed) + Onsen experience at Yokohama Manyo Club (optional)
  • 24 April Wednesday – OPIE exhibition, you can use the EPIC booth to schedule meetings. EPIC will be exhibiting on the booth of Berlin Partner for Business and Technologie G-02, we welcome  you all to visit
  • 24 April Wednesday – EPIC event nearby PACIFICO Yokohama Exhibition:
    • 14:30-15:30 Networking Coffee/Tea Break
    • 15:30-17:00: 10 company presentations by Japanese multinationals (invited to pitch and attend are: Horiba, Mitsubishi, OXIDE, Nikon, Disco, TEL, Hamamatsu Photonics, Hoya, Isuzu Glass, Fujikura, Sumitomo, Santec, Hitachi High-Tech, Mitutoyo, Nippon Electric Glass, SENKO, Dai Nippon Printing, AIO Core, SCIVAX, USHIO, …)
    • 17:00 Networking Buffet Dinner
    • 18:00-19:00 Presentations by 8 Japanese distributors
    • 19:00-20:00 Networking Drink
  • 25 April Thursday – OPIE exhibition, you can use the EPIC booth to schedule meetings.
    • 16:00-20:00 networking organized at EPIC Booth / Berlin Partners + evening reception from Thuringia German region.
  • 26 April Friday  – OPIE exhibition, you can use the EPIC booth to schedule meetings. Nothing is arranged by EPIC on this last day.


UPCOMING EPIC Delegation Trips 2024

  • 22-26 April 2024 EPIC Members Delegation to OPIE, Yokohama, Japan
  • 2-6 September 2024 EPIC Members Delegation to SEMICON Taiwan
  • 5-9 November 2024 EPIC Members Delegation to LASER World of PHOTONICS, Mumbai, India

To schedule a short conference call with Carlos Lee: https://calendly.com/carlos-lee-epic


All addresses for all meetings will be shared with the confirmed participants.

Hotel & Transportation

HOTEL: For the hotel in Yokohama, this one is around 90 EUR / night and just across of the exhibition venue and 15 minutes walk from big Yokohama train station: https://www.the-squarehotel.com/en/sym/  or another option where EPIC will personally stay for 50 EUR / night is just across of the Yokohama train station is https://sotetsu-hotels.com/en/fresa-inn/yokohama-higashiguchi

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