The “One and Only” International Music Market in Japan!



14th TIMM has successfully ended with its 3days schedule. Thank you for your participation!


14th Tokyo International Music Market (14th TIMM) was held for 3 days starting on October 23rd, and has accomplished its schedule successfully with many music related participants and international buyers. 

Same as the  year, 14th TIMM was held in “music city” Shibuya and had recorded more participants than the last year, with 5,211 (Marketplace: 2,764, Live and party events: 2,447) people in total. 

At the marketplace, held in Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu on 23rd/24th October, 35 exhibitors and more than 100 numbers of international buyers from 15 countries/areas gathered at one place. This year, the numbers of international exhibitors increased, especially those from China, and it showed the growth of interest of Japanese musical contents. 

14th TIMM held 8 business seminars in total for two days, which attracted the attention of the participants.

Also, at the 14th TIMM showcase live on 23rd, 24th and 25th of October, 19 Japanese artists presented their special performances in front of international buyers, with aim to take their musical careers international. This year, International showcase with 5 artists from overseas was held for the first time at the TIMM. As such, TIMM will make more opportunities for Japanese artists to create chances to perform overseas, working well with international conventions/ artists overseas.