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Press Registration

The 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 will be held from October 23 to November 4, 2009 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba City. Advance viewings for the press will be held on October 21 (Wed) and 22 (Thu). Journalists are requested to make press registrations.

"On-line Press Registration" is now closed, so please register on site.

On-site press registration will be also available at the each entrance gate (West Gate, Center Gate and East Gate) of Makuhari Messe.

After reviewing your credential, you will be required to enter required information on computers dedicated to registration. Then please bring the printed ID to the press card issuing counter, and you will be provided the press card immediately.

Please note that applications will be screened for eligibility, so please bring your ID, copies of your publication/ media or project outline or reference.

You must be involved in reporting, editing or broadcasting etc. to be eligible for press registration. Press registration is not open to advertising agencies, public-relations firms, or the advertising sales departments of newspapers, publishers, television stations or radio stations that work for exhibitors. Moreover, we may ask applicants to submit copies of their publication, programming plans or similar documentation in order to confirm their press credentials. The Tokyo Motor Show reserves the right to refuse registration to anyone it deems not to be a member of the press.

The 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 Press Center Office
By October 16: TEL: +81-3-5467-0872
After October 19: TEL: +81-43-296-7711

Video Distribution Service for Media

Starting October 21 through November 20, we provide free download service of broadcast-quality press briefing footage. Secondary use of such footage is permitted.

Video Distribution Service (till November 20, 2009)

Press Information

The 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 Press Information (PDF) (Updated version as of October 2, 2009)

*ID and password are required.

Press Briefing Schedule

Press Briefing Schedule

Press Center Services

The Press Center will be operated in collaboration with Bridgestone Corporation, as in the previous show. There will be numerous services including communication tools to dispatch show information such as PC's with Internet access, modular jack, telephone, fax, and the other services such as a courier service and access to the press briefing video, to support the news gathering activities of the press.

Press Center Operations

*ID and password are required.


Bridgestone Corporation Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
Panasonic Corporation Brother Industries, Ltd.
Nikon Imaging Japan Inc. Canon Marketing Japan Inc.

Digital Photo Album Service

We have arranged for an on-line Digital Photo Album as part of our services for the press. The album contains official photographs of the show taken by the organizer to communicate the atmosphere (entrance gates, exhibition hall aerial shots, exhibits, events, etc.). All photographs are available as high-resolution data files (DTP-quality; digital camera specs: 2,034×1,536 pixels [approx. 3.5 million pixels] to 3,024×2,016 pixels [approx. 6.0 million pixels]). Beginning Tuesday, September 1, we will publish graphics and photographs from the 40th Tokyo Motor Show 2007.

Digital Photo Album Service

*ID and password are required.

Hotel Reservations

Messe Travel Service (MTS)

Messe Travel Service (MTS) is the Official Travel Agency of the 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 and will be pleased to arrange for hotels in the vicinity of the venue for members of the domestic and foreign press corps.

Hotel Reservations

*ID and password are required.


The 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 Official Travel Agency
Messe Travel Service (C/O Makuhari Messe, Inc.)
2-1 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba City, Chiba 261-0023
Tel: +81-43-296-0551; Fax: +81-43-296-1020
Contact: Ms. Kobayashi and Ms. Nagano
Chiba Prefecture Registered Travel Agency No. 2-748

*Messe Travel Service is proud to partner with the JTB Group.

Various Data

ID and password are required.

*[save] Windows : Right click the link and select "save target as...", Mac : Control-click on the link and select "download link to disk..."

Logotype specifications/logotype color specifications PDF
Adobe Illustrator (ZIP)
Logotype specifications for graphics PDF
Adobe Illustrator (ZIP)
Premiere Logo Mark Adobe Illustrator (ZIP)