Exhibit Requirements

1. FOOMA JAPAN 2021 booth types

Choose your booth type from Type A(7.5m²) to Type H(90.0m²).

Type Aisle side × Depth
A 7.5m² 3.0m × 2.5m
B 15.0m² 6.0m × 2.5m
D 30.0m² 6.0m × 5.0m
Type Aisle side × Depth
E 45.0m² 9.0m × 5.0m
G 67.5m² 9.0m × 7.5m
H 90.0m² 12.0m × 7.5m

* Dimensions are inclusive of basic wall space. Refer to the guidelines distributed at the orientation session for system dimensions.

Booth Types' figure

spaceType spaceType

2. Exhibition fees (Including 10% Sales tax)

Type Booth fee
(Including 10% Sales tax)
A ¥ 297,000
B ¥ 594,000
D ¥ 1,188,000
Type Booth fee
(Including 10% Sales tax)
E ¥ 1,782,000
G ¥ 2,673,000
H ¥ 3,564,000

Included in exhibition fee

  1. Exhibit space
  2. Partition walls(Octanorm system panels)(N.B. Partition walls are not installed in case of booths open on all four sides)
  3. Works for installation of single-phase electric cable of up to 100 V/0.3 kW
  4. Works for construction and maintenance of shared facilities
  5. Advertising(posters, invitations, etc.)
  6. Visitor services
  7. Safety management, personnel, security, etc.

Not included in exhibition fee

  1. Decoration and management of your company’s exhibit space
  2. Cost of overtime work after designated times during the exhibition period
  3. Cost of secondary works and usage charges within your company’s exhibit space for electricity, water supply and drainage, gas, and air
  4. Premiums for damage insurance covering your own exhibited products, equipment, etc.
  5. Expenses related to personal injury, property damage, etc., occurring during exhibition, demonstration, or carriage of products

3. Application

(1) Application closing date

The application closing date is as indicated below, and application processing is not on a first-come, first-served basis. Please submit your applications to the FOOMA JAPAN Secretariat by the closing date accompanied by a Notification of Products for Exhibit form. Applications will only be valid if postmarked no later than the final day of the reception period.

Application Closing Date Post marked no later than   Monday, October 12

(2) Receipt of applications

Please complete the application and the Notification of Products for Exhibit form clearly and fully, and be sure to sign the form before mailing it to the Secretariat. We cannot accept application forms that are unsigned or that have not been completed properly. In anticipation of possible problems affecting delivery of your application form, please use some method of verifying the delivery status. Applications by telephone, fax, e-mail, or in-person submission cannot be accepted.

  1. Please ensure that you insert one choice from section 1(FOOMA JAPAN 2021 booth types) for your desired type of exhibit space in your application form.
  2. Indicate a second-choice booth type for the organizer to allocate if your first choice is unavailable. If you have no second-choice booth type, checkmark “We will not participate in FOOMA JAPAN 2021.” Withdrawing an application on account of unavailability of the first-choice booth type will entail no cancellation fee.
  3. Please ensure that your application form is accompanied by a completed Notification of Products for Exhibit.
  4. After the termination of the application period, the organizer will decide on the exhibitors after considering the products and services for exhibit, exhibit size, past record, whether demonstrations will be given, etc.

(3) Decision on applications

Acceptance of application is proved by sending you the receipt of acceptance from the Secretariat with its approval seal.

(4) Send applications to

FOOMA JAPAN Secretariat
3F FOOMA Bldg., 3-19-20 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023

4. Corner booth spaces

  1. Applicants can request corner booths open on two sides when requesting booths of type B or D.
  2. Hall layouts will necessitate limitations on the number of corner booths open on two sides.
  3. The deadline for selecting a booth type will coincide with the timing of the exhibitor orientation.
  4. Corner booths open on two sides will entail an additional charge. The organizer will submit a bill for the additional charge to applicants who have requested a type B or type D corner booth open on two sides and who receive an allocation of such a booth. That billing will take place after the exhibitor orientation.
  5. Selection fee for corner booth open on two sides.
    Corner booth spaces

5. Joint exhibits

A joint exhibit refers to cases in which one exhibiting company submits an application and multiple companies use the exhibit space together. The company that makes such an application must, when applying, notify the Secretariat of the names of the companies participating in the joint exhibit, and comply with the following conditions.

  1. The organizer must be able to determine clearly that the exhibit space is the applicant company’s booth.
  2. The exhibit space must not be divided up and configured into independent parts. (If that were to occur, the space concerned would be deemed to have been sublet, resold, or transferred.)
  3. Drawings must be submitted in advance and approved by the Secretariat. The names of the companies participating in joint exhibits will be posted in official publications and the official website as ancillary to the applicant company. Items distributed or provided to exhibiting companies will be provided to the applicant only.

*Some exhibitors apply independently but request booths adjacent to each other, in which case the total exhibit space will be subject to the limitations described above in section 1 (FOOMA JAPAN 2021 booth types).
In these cases, when each exhibitor applies it must indicate in its application form the booth type for the combined booth units, the number of square meters for that company’s booth only (a multiple of 7.5 square meters), and the company’s portion of the exhibition fees calculated on the basis of the number of square meters it will use.

The above requests may only be made by fellow regular members, fellow supporting members, and fellow nonmembers for which the application period is the same.

6. Deadline for payment of the exhibition fee

Friday, January 29, 2021

7. Bank transfers

Account name :
The Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers’ Association
Address :
FOOMA Bldg., 3-19-20 Shibaura, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 108-0023
Account number :
Ordinary account #795164
Bank :
Mizuho Bank, Shimbashi Branch

8. Basic application condition

All exhibitors shall agree with the purpose for which FOOMA JAPAN is being organized and shall not be permitted to exhibit any items not specified in the column of the application form in which the products to be exhibited are specified.

9. Exhibit items (products, technologies, services)

All items exhibited must conform to the purpose for which FOOMA JAPAN is being organized. Used products and imitation products may not be exhibited. All items (products, technologies, services) to be exhibited must be specified on the application and the Notification of Products for Exhibit form. At the time those forms are made, the organizer may screen exhibitors and exhibit items, and if they are found not to comply with the aims of the exhibition, the applications concerned may be deferred or rejected without explanation as to the reasons.

10. Invoicing and payment of the exhibition fees

The organizer will send each exhibiting company an invoice for the exhibition fee after their applications are officially accepted.

The exhibiting companies will transfer the exhibition fees to the organizer’s designated bank account by Friday, January 29, 2021, bank transfer fees being borne by the exhibiting company.

The organizer reserves the right to cancel acceptance of an application and reject the exhibit of the exhibiting company concerned in the event that payment of the exhibition fee is not confirmed by the payment deadline. In that event, a cancellation fee will be charged for the cancellation of the application.

11. Cancellation of the exhibit application

  1. If an exhibitor cancels its exhibit for its own reasons, it must notify the Secretariat by a written form. In this case a cancellation fee will be charged as specified below.
  2. A cancellation fee shall be calculated on the basis of the day that a written notice of cancellation of an exhibit is received.
  3. Exhibit cancellation fees:
    Date of receipt of written cancellation notice Penalty
    (percentage of exhibition fee including 10% Sales tax)
    Day after applications are accepted,
    to Thursday, January 28, 2021
    On or after Friday, January 29, 2021 100%
    * The organizer will announce the positioning of corner booths open on two sides at the exhibitor orientation. Applicants who have selected such a booth will incur a cancellation fee if they cancel their application after that announcement. The cancellation fee will include the selection fee for a corner booth open on two sides.
  4. If an exhibiting company has not yet paid the relevant amount as specified above, it must pay it promptly. If an exhibiting company has already paid an amount that exceeds the relevant amount specified above, the excess amount shall be refunded by the organizer.
  5. If an exhibiting company is in serious violation of the Exhibit Rules, either prior to the start of the exhibition or during the course thereof, or if its exhibit application form contains false information, or if it exhibits something other than registered items, the Secretariat may cancel its exhibit immediately and charge a cancellation fee.

12. Changing the type of exhibit space

Changes in exhibition space type are not possible after applications have been accepted.

13. Determination of the location of exhibit space

  1. The organizer decides on the positioning of exhibit spaces after considering the products and services for exhibit, exhibit size, past record, whether demonstrations will be given, etc.
  2. The Secretariat has the right to change the location of exhibit space(venue layout)for the convenience of exhibition visitors or for the purpose of enhancing the impact of exhibits or of complying with relevant laws and regulations, and for that purpose to reallocate exhibit space. In that event, exhibitors may not claim compensation for changes to the location of exhibit space.

14. Prohibition of the resale, etc., of exhibit space

Exhibitors may not sublet, sell, exchange, or transfer their exhibit space, irrespective of whether money has been received.

15. Restrictions on the height of exhibited products

There are no restrictions on the height of exhibited products. However, if a company name, trademark, product name, etc., is affixed to such a product, the said company name, trademark, product name, etc., will be deemed to be a signboard, and the regulations governing the height of exhibit decorations will apply.

16. On-site demonstrations

  1. Operations or demonstrations that entail the use of open flames or hazardous substances can only be conducted in booths or designated places after prior permission from the fire department has been obtained.
  2. If electricity, gas, water supply and drainage, etc., are necessary, please indicate them in the application forms, then apply for them in the prescribed form distributed at the exhibitor orientation session.
  3. Exhibitors who plan to offer tasting in their booths need to install water supply and drainage equipment in accordance with health regulations. Make the appropriate entries for that equipment on the application forms, and make an application for the equipment in accordance with the guidelines distributed at the orientation.

17. On-site sales of exhibited products

Exhibitors who wish to sell any exhibited products at their booths should state that in their application forms and must report details of their implementation, etc., plans in compliance with applicable laws and regulations to the Secretariat. Sales may only be conducted with the approval of the Secretariat.

18. Arrangement and removal of exhibit items

  1. The installation of items to be exhibited in the venue must be conducted within the time period to be notified later by the Secretariat. The positioning of exhibit items in exhibit spaces must be completed by 2 p.m. on the day immediately preceding the start of the exhibition. If exhibitors do not occupy their exhibit space by the time specified above, the Secretariat will have the right to deem that to constitute a cancellation of the contract and to use the place concerned in any manner it considers appropriate. In that event, the exhibitors shall pay a cancellation fee to the organizer for cancellation as of that same day.
  2. Exhibitors must obtain the prior approval of the Secretariat when taking out, moving, and bringing in exhibit items during the exhibition period.
  3. Exhibit items and decorations, etc., in exhibit spaces must be removed within the time period to be notified later by the Secretariat. Items not removed by that time will be removed by the Secretariat at the exhibitors’ expense.

19. Use of the exhibition hall

  1. All demonstrations and other publicity activities shall be conducted within exhibit spaces only, and all exhibitors shall be responsible for ensuring that demonstrations and other publicity activities do not cause aisles close to their exhibit spaces to become congested.
  2. Fixtures that might obstruct or interfere in any way with adjoining exhibit spaces are not permissible. If the secretariat receives complaints in this regard, it will determine whether any interference in violation of the exhibition guidelines or any other violation of the guidelines has occurred and whether any rectification is required. Exhibitors must comply with any modifications ordered by the organizer to resolve such obstruction or interference.
  3. The secretariat has the right to require exhibitors to moderate, cease, or remove exhibits that violate policy guidelines for noise, power consumption, odors, smoke, materials, or mode of operation. This right pertains to human behavior, booth fixtures, and exhibition materials.
  4. The organizer will not return any portion of the exhibition fee or other payments received from exhibitors who incur the above-mentioned moderation, cessation, or removal order. Nor will the organizer be responsible for any losses incurred by exhibitors in connection with such moderation, cessation, or removal.

20. Management of exhibit items and disclaimer

With regard to the management and maintenance of exhibit items, the Secretariat will take the greatest possible care to prevent incidents, including by means of the stationing of security guards, but shall bear no responsibility for loss or damage arising from any cause.

21. Compensation for damage

In the event of damage or injury to fixtures or fittings or the structure of the exhibition hall or to persons, etc., as a result of negligence on the part of exhibitors or their agents, the said exhibitors shall bear full liability therefor.

22. Changes to and suspension of the exhibition

  1. The organizer may close the exhibition early, postpone or cancel holding the exhibition, or change the period or venue of or scale down the exhibition due to a natural disaster, fire, an infectious disease, terrorism, any request, direction or order from authorities such as the Government or a local government, or other unavoidable force majeure events.
  2. The organizer shall be entitled to postpone or cancel holding the exhibition, or change the period or venue of or scale down the exhibition if it determines that the meaning or purpose of the exhibition may not be fully achieved.
  3. In cases of(1) and(2), the organizer shall bear no responsibility at all for any loss, damage, cost increase or other disadvantageous outcome that may be incurred by exhibitors or other persons as a result of such changes to the exhibition.
  4. Only if the exhibition is canceled, the balance of exhibition fees will be refunded to exhibitors after necessary expenses are deducted. In the event of cancellation of the exhibition for the convenience of the organizer under(2), exhibition fees will be refunded in full.

23. Compliance with the rules and regulations

The making of an exhibition application implies agreement to comply with the Exhibit Requirements and all decoration, safety and other regulations set out in the exhibitors’ manual.

Applications and inquiries

FOOMA JAPAN Secretariat

3F FOOMA Bldg., 3-19-20 Shibaura, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 108-0023, Japan

Phone: +81(3) 6809-3745
Fax: +81(3) 6809-3746