UK Pavilion at the Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo | Seafish

UK Pavilion at the Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo

Date: 23 to 25 August 2023

Location: Tokyo Big Sight, East Hall 6. Stand: P55

Seafish is partnering with the UK Government to host a UK Pavilion at the Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo trade show this month.

About the Japan International Seafood & Technology Expo 

Japan International Seafood & Technology Expo is one of the primary seafood trade shows in Asia, attracting seafood companies and buyers from across Asia and further afield. Held at Tokyo Big Sight between 23-25 August, it will be the 25th edition of the expo and the first time Seafish have co-hosted a UK pavilion at the show since the pandemic. 

This year’s event is expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors over the three days. Exhibitor numbers are expected to return to pre-pandemic levels, with over 800 exhibiting companies from over 25 countries.  

About the UK seafood pavilion  

Find us

The UK seafood pavilion and the Seafood from Scotland pavilion will be co-located at stand P55 in East Hall 6, establishing a prominent UK contingent at this valuable international show. 

The UK pavilion will host an open communal lounge for attending UK companies to hold meetings as well as a demonstration kitchen, an interpreter service and individually branded company podiums ("pods").

Trade specialists from Seafish, Defra, Department for Business and Trade (DBT) and Seafood Scotland will be on hand to provide insight and advice to support your trade plans.  

The UK Seafood Company Directory

Discover the UK seafood suppliers who exhibited on the UK seafood pavilion at the Japan International Seafood and Technology Expo 2023.

The UK Seafood Company Directory provides you with the details of the businesses who encapsulated the essence of the UK seafood pavilion. Whether you're a buyer seeking new partnerships or a chef in search of premium ingredients, this directory will help you bridge those important connections.

Opportunities for UK seafood businesses  

Although the closing date for UK companies to apply for a free pod on the pavilion has now passed, there are many other opportunities for UK seafood businesses to get involved at JISTE 2023.

The communal meeting facility on the UK seafood pavilion provides the perfect venue for UK seafood businesses to conduct business meetings. Trade specialists will also be on hand to help you to understand the Japanese market and to help forge those all-important connections.  

UK seafood businesses also have the opportunity to showcase products during JISTE 2023. We’d love to hear from businesses interested in donating samples of their seafood products to the UK pavilion’s demonstration kitchen.  

UK registered seafood companies can express an interest in supplying product via the form in the section below. 

Get in touch 

Please let us know if you’re planning to attend JISTE 2023 or are interested in providing samples to this show. 

If you have any queries about our international trade work please contact:   
Hannah Thompson, Head of International Trade & Promotion

Phillip Quirie, Project Co-ordinator & Administrator 

Further information 

You can find out more about our work supporting international seafood trade from the links below: 

You can find out more about JISTE from the link below: