BARRIER FREE is the leading exhibition in Japan regarding nursing care and healthcare. We are proud of the record of hosting 20 times of this exhibition, in which many exhibitors and visitors from not only Japan but also all over the world including Asia region gather every year for aggressive business deals.
Post-Acute Medicine Fair held at the same time is one and only dedicated exhibition focusing on the geriatric medical care. Many medical exparts including doctors, nurses as well as buyers will visit. Post-Acute Medicine means a medical care that takes care of assisting home care, treatment for dementia patients and terminal care, takes is responsible for cares for as much as 90% of patients who require medical care and nursing care.
In Japan, the number of elderly patients is increasing. In keeping with this trend, the collaboration of nursing care and medical care becomes imperative. BARRIER FREE & Post-Acute Medicine Fair which is held with this collaboration in focus is one of a few comprehensive exhibition in Japan that thoroughly covers these fields.
The figure shows that increasing number of exhibitors and visitors year after year represents strong attention from domestic and overseas to the healthcare industry in Japan.
Japan is now entering the "super geriatric society" unparalleled in the world.
Among Japan's total population of 127.30 million as of last year, population of elderly people over age 65 reached 31.9 million, the largest ever, and its ration in total population (geriatric ratio) reached 25.1%, which is also the highest ever.
The geriatric population is expected to reach 33.95 million by 2015, and 36.57 million by 2025.
This industry will definitely expand its "market size"
accompanying progress of geriatric society.
Japanese government positions this "Industry" as the growing market, and is aiming at expanding its size from current 16 trillion yen to domestic 26 trillion by 2020 and 37 trillion by 2030.
Osaka is the second largest economical city next to Tokyo.
Kansai area in which Osaka is located is a very active region of life-science industry.
Japanese government designated Osaka as the "National Strategic Economic Growth Area" last year to enhance aggressive efforts to medical care field. Osaka draws strong interest as a "zone that plays a role to tow Japanese economy".
Osaka, front door to Asia and the world, is the market to know for developing Japanese market.
Many opportunities for business meetings with Japanese buyers and manufacturers are prepared. The official website has the "Meeting Reservation System". You can make appointments with visitors before the exhibition period.
Public relation activities by sending E-mails to registrants of the E-mail newsletter of the BARRIER FREE and Post-Acute Medicine Fair.
We are ready for full supports of your business with introducing translators, booth decorators, electricians and lodging accommodations.