The Government of Japan will exhibit at the Travel & Adventure Show 2022 (March 12-13) to showcase the legacy of the TOKYO 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In order to develop the legacy created by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games (after these “Tokyo 2020 Games”) beyond the transitional results, the Government of Japan will exhibit a booth at the “Travel & Adventure Show 2022′ to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13.
Additionally, a talk featuring Tokyo 2020 Games gold medalists Jessica Long, US Paralympics Swimming, and Yuto Horigome, Japanese Olympics Skateboard Team, is scheduled for Saturday, March 12.
The Tokyo 2020 Games, which marked the second time to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games by the same city for the first time, created a legacy of achievement that people can proudly show to future generations. This project will communicate information under seven themes: Achieving a harmonious and inclusive society; Reconstruction/Revitalization of Regions through Host Cities; Country of tourist destination and Japanese culture; Security and Transportation; Health and Sports; Durability; and operating model for large-scale events.
In addition to introducing the achievement of a harmonious and inclusive society while highlighting achievements such as para-sport experiences events, examples of educational training on the topic of inclusive mind (without mental barrier) and urban planning based on universal designs, the project will introduce various initiatives to let the world know about the recovery of areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, including holding competitions in the areas affected and the provision of food from the affected areas in the Athletes’ Village cafeterias. The project will also highlight the “Host City” initiative aimed at regional revitalization by exchanging activities between local municipalities across Japan and participating countries/regions in various fields including sports, culture and entertainment. economy. In addition, initiatives to appeal to Japan’s diverse culture that have benefited from the Games will be explained.
The project plans to communicate the “Japanese brand” at the Travel & Adventure Show 2022 through videos and exhibits on the legacy of the Tokyo 2020 Games, as well as a discussion event scheduled by the medalist Tokyo 2020 Games guest gold medalist Jessica Long and Yuto Horigome.
2022 Travel and Adventure Fair
10:00–17:00, March 12 & 13, 2022
Los Angeles Convention Center (Booth 1417)
Video message from Noriko Horiuchi, Minister for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
Conference: Jessica Long, 16-time American Paralympic gold medalist swimmer, and Yuto Horigome, gold medalist skater at the Tokyo 2020 Games