TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reed Exhibitions Japan:
From June 28 to 30, 2017, AI EXPO was held at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. Even though AI EXPO was launched for the first time, it gathered 147 exhibitors, 41,677 visitors from 28 counties/regions, 6,792 conference attendees and 397 press visitors.
Throughout the show period, the show had been having visitors and the atmosphere was lively. The participants were conducting meetings one another. AI EXPO made a start to become one of the world’s leading AI trade shows.
Based on needs for the use of Artificial Intelligence is increasing in various industries, Reed Exhibitions Japan launched AI EXPO, gathering research, applications, equipment and services related to AI. As the AI market has been flourishing, AI EXPO would draw much attention around the world and become an ideal place for professionals involved in AI technologies/services to interact one another.
Industry leaders spoke at Conference!
As the great opportunity to learn the latest technology and insight, the conference attracted 6,792 attendees in total. Ms. Mayumi Miyasaka, Manager of Watson IBM Japan described how IBM Watson contributed to creating business advantages, along with installation examples in various industry fields in Japan and abroad. Mr. Akira Sakakibara, CTO of Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. covered the latest trend on AI and their strategy "Democratizing AI" to make AI available and beneficial for every person, organization and developer.
About next edition
2nd AI EXPO would be three times as large as 2017 edition.