Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

45 top executives from Japanese & Overseas optical chain stores will gather.

A scene from the previous show in 2017

Industry associations, leading retailers and wholesalers...
45* dignitaries will gather to commemorate the grand opening of IOFT 2018. 

*as of Oct. 2.

Date/Time:

October 22 (Mon), 9:30-
(Visitor registration starts from 9:00.)

Venue:

In front of IOFT Registration Counter

Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony List of Dignitaries

*Honorifics omitted.

Dignitaries from Organiser/Industry Associations

  • FUKUI OPTICAL ASSOCIATION
    CHAIRMAN RYOZO TAKEUCHI
  • ALL JAPAN OPTICAL INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION
    CHAIRMAN KAZUMI KOMATSUBARA
  • JAPAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
    CHAIRMAN SHINICHIRO KIKATA
  • JAPAN OPTICAL WHOLESALERS ASSOCIATION
    CHAIRMAN ICHIRO KANIE
  • JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF OPTICAL STORES
    CHAIRMAN TERUKAZU NISHIMURA
  • REED EXHIBITIONS JAPAN LTD.
    PRESIDENT TADAO ISHIZUMI
  • SILMO ASSOCIATION
    PRESIDENT AMELIE MOREL
  • KOREA OPTICAL INDUSTRY AGENCY
    PRESIDENT KIM WON GOO
  • KOREAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
    PRINCIPAL VICE CHAIRMAN LEE SANG SOO
  • SHANGHAI OPTOMETRIC & OPTICAL Association
    PRESIDENT TSAI KUO YUAN
  • TAIWAN OPTICAL IMPORTERS ASSOCIATION
    DIRECTOR DAVID CHEN 

Dignitaries from Japanese Leading Optical Chain Stores/Retailers

  • MURATA CO., LTD.
    CEO AKIHIRO MURATA
  • TOUHOKU MEGANE CENTER
    PRESIDENT KINICHI HANDA
  • ITAGAKI OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT MASANAO ITAGAKI
  • MEGANE MARKET
    PRESIDENT KIYOE KUGA
  • BENKYODO
    PRESIDENT YASUTAKA ITAKURA
  • EYE・TOPIA CO., LTD. MEGANE STORE
    PRESIDENT KOICHI KATO
  • IST CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT SHINICHI SAITO
  • IWAKI OPTICAL
    CEO DAI IWAKI
  • GINZA OPT LTD.
    PRESIDENT & CEO MASAYOSHI KAMINO
  • JAPAN OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT & CEO YOICHIRO KOJIMA
  • TOKYO OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT SOICHI SHIRAYAMA
  • VISIONARY HOLDINGS CO., LTD. MEGANESUPER
    CEO NAOHIKO HOSHIZAKI
  • FUTAHASHI CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT KOUJIRO FUTAHASHI
  • PARIS MIKI HOLDINGS INC.
    PRESIDENT AND REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR MASAHIRO SAWADA
  • R.C.P CO., LTD. EROTICA
    CEO HISAE IMAI
  • NOSE MEGANE CO., LTD.
    CEO HITOSHI NOSE
  • KAWASUMI CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT KOJI KAWASUMI
  • NIHON OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT TAKASHI MAEDA 
  • MEGANE RYUTSUCENTER CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT KAORU KAMIYA
  • GLASS FACTORY
    PRESIDENT MASAYUKI INUI
  • VISION OPT. CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT KOUICHI ANDO
  • LOOKONE CO., LTD.
    CEO JOJI TSUJIMOTO
  • KOGAKUDO CO., LTD.
    PRESIDENT KAZUAKI INUBUSHI
  • AGARIE MEGANE
    PRESIDENT ISAO AGARIE

Dignitaries from Overseas Leading Retailers/Wholesalers

  • TOMATO D&C(KOREA)
    DIRECTOR PARK SANG HO
    (Leading Retailer Running 500 Chain Stores in Korea.)
  • DAVICH OPTICAL CHAIN STORE(KOREA)
    GENERAL REPRESENTATIVE LEE CHANG HA
    (Korea's Leading Eyewear Chain Store with 253 shops.)
  • PAPYRUS EYEWEAR(KOREA)
    CEO KIM HEON SEONG 
    (A Luxurious Select Shop Chain Which Represents Korea.)
  • HENAN BEST OPTICAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD(CHINA)
    PRESIDENT ZHANG HONGLIN
    (The Leading Chain Store Running 500 Shops in China.)
  • SHANGHAI DABANG INTERNATIONAL TRADING CO., LTD(CHINA)
    PRESIDENT ZHANG WAN LIN
    (Wholesaler Mainly Handling Japanese Luxury Brand Glasses.)
  • GUANGZHOU ORIENTAL VISION CHAIN CO.,LTD(CHINA)
    PRESIDENT SONG NING
    (No.1 Chain Store in Guangdong.)
  • FORMOSA OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.(TAIWAN)
    VICE PRESIDENT LIN CHUN HSIUNG 
    (No.1 Chain Store in Taiwan with approx. 1,400 Shops.)
  • KOBAYASHI OPTICAL CO., LTD.(TAIWAN)
    GENERAL MANAGER TONY CHANG
    (Taiwan's No.2 Chain Store Running 240 Branches Nationwide.)
  • GRACE OPTICAL(TAIWAN)
    VICE GENERAL MANAGER YAO CHIA-HO
    (Retailer with over 60-year History Running 110 Stores.)
  • P.T. OPTIC CORPORATION CO., LTD.(THAILAND)
    PRESIDENT PHORNTHEP PIAPRASERTKOOL 
    (Leading Wholesaler and Importer Representing Thailand.)

Admission fee: JPY 5,000/person without this ticket. Those under the age of 18 are not permitted to enter.