Visitor FAQ

Date and Location

What are the dates and opening hours of CPhI Japan?

The opening hours of CPhI Japan and co-located shows are as follows:

Wednesday 18 April 2018: 10:00 am - 17:00 pm

Thursday 19 April 2018: 10:00 am - 17:00 pm

Friday 20 April 2018: 10:00 am - 17:00 pm

The visitor registration counter will open at 9:30 on 18 - 20 April

How do I get to the venue?

Please find a transport map to Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center here.

What is the address of the venue?

The address of CPhI Worldwide is as follows:

Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center East Hall 1, 2 & 3
3-10-1 Ariake, Koto-ku
Tokyo 135-0063
Japan    T: +81 3 5530 1111
F: +81 3 5530 1222

Event Registration

When will I receive my visitor badge?

You will receive the visitor badge onsite at the event. Please print your Admission Ticket via the Visitor's My Page portal and bring it to the show with your business card. You can find your personal login details in the confirmation email of online registration.

How do I pre–register to visit CPhI Japan?

Registering for CPhI Japan is fast and easy. Please fill out your contact details and interests on the visitor registration page.

Does my registration for CPhI Japan also give access to the ICSE, P-MEC, BioPh, InnoPack Healthcare IT, Fine Chemicals Japan and MEDTEC exhibitions?

Yes, your CPhI Japan registration will also give you access to all co-located events of the Japan Life Science Week.


Do I have to pay to attend the show?

Pre-registered visitors can attend CPhI Japan free of charge. Additonally, you can book a seminar after the pre-registration for CPhI Japan. More information on seminars and how to register will be available soon.
Please be aware that registering on-site will cost JPY 3,000.

How can I access the Visitor's My Page?

Please click here to access your Visitor's My Page.

Login details will be provided in the confirmation email after free online registration. Can't find the email? Please contact [email protected]


Is there a cloakroom or "left luggage" facility at the show?

Coin lockers are available at the exhibition. Please click here for more information regarding locker prices and sizes. 

Are there catering facilities at the show?

Yes, There are cafés and restaurants throughout the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center. Please visit the website for an overview of catering facilities.


I am an exhibitor: where can I find all exhibitor information?

All exhibitor forms and general information can be found in the Exhibitor Manual.

How can I find out who this year's exhibitors are?

On the exhibitor list you will find all exhibitors, including stand number. The updated list for 2017 will be available soon.

Travel and Stay

How can I reserve a hotel for CPhI Japan?

You are free to book your hotel accommodation by yourself. Moreover, you can book your hotel accommodation for CPhI Japan with our partner JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. Please find more information and availability regarding accommodation in Tokyo on the Hotel Information Page.

Can you help with a Visa Application to visit the show?

We can partially support your visa request by supplying an official invitation letter to CPhI, P-MEC, ICSE, InnoPack and BioPh Japan. The Travel Planner page has been set up, where you can find necessary information regarding Visa. Please note that we do not issue any guarantee letters for visa.