How To Win Contracts For Tokyo 2020: Recorded Webinar

Watch our free webinar video on global sports procurement ahead of Tokyo 2020, and learn how to win business in Japan in this sector. 

Tender for Tokyo 2020 and Bring Your Business to Japan

Background to the Webinar

This webinar is aimed at UK suppliers looking to develop their business for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the 2019 Rugby World Cup, both of which will be held in Japan.

Our speakers provide an overview of the procurement process, rules, and procedures governing these events, and give a general overview and practical advice where feasible.

The sheer scale of the global sporting events taking place in Japan in 2019 and 2020, and the ambitions of the various organising bodies and governments, mean that there are a number of business opportunities for UK companies in many areas.

The webinar covers:

  • Introduction of organising bodies
  • General overview of public sector procurement
  • General (non-construction) procurement
  • All about tendering for Tokyo 2020
    • Before the tender - consultation
    • Preparation - general qualification
    • The tender
    • Format of submission
    • Types of tender
  • Other bid criteria
  • Bid award procedure
  • Procurement and WTO
  • The constuction sector
  • Who is procuring what
  • Japanese companies and sponsors

About the Speakers

The webinar is hosted by Esther Williams, Head of Trade at the Department for International Trade in Japan. 

CEO of Business Link Japan, Steve Crane, discusses doing business in Japan and the best way to successfully bid for and win tenders ahead of RWC 2019 and Tokyo 2020.

Benefits of Watching

UK companies involved in the global sports industry can learn the best ways to take advantage of the business opportunities coming up in Japan in this sector. 


This webinar was recorded on 30 March 2017.

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