Event Report: Japan Travel Expo for Muslims 2017 in Osaka, Japan

KAN-MUS (The Kansai Association of Business Promotion for Muslim) held the Japan Travel Expo for Muslims 2017 in Osaka, Japan event on 12th and 13th July 2017 in Sakai city, Osaka, Japan.

There were about 1,300 visitors at the event, so the event was a huge success.

Thank you very much!!


EVENT OUTLINE: Japan Travel Expo for Muslims 2017 in Osaka, Japan


Sakai City Industrial Promotion Center

Nagasonecho 183-5, Kita ward, Sakai, Osaka Prefecture

Day &Time

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017  10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, July 13th, 2017  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


Japan Travel Expo for Muslims 2017 in Osaka, Japan Executive Committee


・Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Osaka

Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

IBPC Osaka Investment Promotion Project

Kinki District Transport Bureau

The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI)

・Takaishi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Kobe city

Kobe Motomachi Inbound Committee

NPO Multilanguage Center FACIL


The Nara Prefectural Government Tourism Bureau

Nara Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Central Part of Nara City Revitalization Council

・Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia

・Wakayama Turkish Cultural Association

・Kyoto Convention Bureau

・The Sakai Hotel Association




40 over exhibitions booths


About 1,300 people

Exhibit Target

Products, services, facilities, and more for Muslims offered by predominantly Japanese organizations, businesses, persons, municipalities and local organizations for the promotion of Muslim tourism and the development of an environment for foreigners, mosques, Muslim/Halal-related organizations, and more.

Categories (example)

Food, drinks, spices, restaurants, lodging facilities, commercial facilities, worship accommodations, health & beauty, fashion, Japanese culture demos, flight, travel agencies, and other items related to inbound tourism.



Exhibition – Main Event

We invite you to try out products and services that have acquired Halal certification or lack certification but follow Halal guidelines. Many Japanese businesses will have exhibits, such as those by restaurants and lodging facilities, those for Japanese souvenirs and culture demonstrations, and those for Japanese-designed Muslim fashion.

Muslim Festival – Sub Event

We will introduce Muslim countries and culture as part of our aim for mutual understanding between Muslims and the Japanese via international exchange.

Muslim Fashion Show – Stage Event

We will also hold a Muslim Fashion Show mainly featuring Japanese designers.

Making the Longest Halal Temaki Sushi in the World – Stage Event

Muslim and non-Muslim make the longest halal hand-rolled sushi in the world together.