Japan Expo Says Live Industry Healthy

The fourth edition of the Live Entertainment and Event Expo will take place at the


According to a press release from Reed Exhibitions, which is hosting the event, the live concert market in Japan, including music festivals, continues to show solid growth even as other segments of the music industry, such as downloads and CD sales, stall.

Despite the consumption tax increase implemented by the Japanese government in 2014, which generally depressed spending across the board, spending on concerts “received no negative impact.”

Live Entertainment Expo Tokyo is Japan’s largest exhibition for the live entertainment industry in Japan, focused on LED display, professional lighting and audio, and other equipment and services related to the live entertainment industry. The Expo also features seminars hosted by top opinion leaders in Japan. Exhibitors and visitors can check http://www.live-event.jp/en/.