Hybrid international BtoB exhibition held in Kobe

This fair event is organized by the Japan Pearl Promotion Society as an exhibition and business meeting chance for buyers not only in Japan but also from overseas. In Kobe, where many pearl businesses are located, this event will gather more than 80 pearl companies and thus create a unique opportunity to see various kind of pearls and interact with these suppliers. Don’t hesitate to visit!

Basic Info

March 28(TUE)-30(THU)
Kobe Sanbo Hall  MapExternal site: a new window will open.
5-1-32, Hamabedori, Kobe City Chuo Ward, Hyogo, Japan)
Japan Pearl Promotion Society ( + Council for Strengthening Collaboration of the Pearl Industry)
Japan Pearl Exporters' Association
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe City
Over 80 Japanese companies involved in the pearl business
Exhibited products
Pearls processed with Japanese technology. Single pearls and strings of Akoya Pearl, Black Pearl and South Sea Pearl.
Admission fee
Free hotel for the first buyers to register!(up to 70 people)

※Only buyers coming from overseas are eligible.
※A transaction of USD30,000 or more during this event is required.
※Buyers who can present an invoice of USD50,000 or more will be eligible for the free accommodation campaign during the 3rd Pearl Industry Fair (Fall 2023).
※Up to one companion per room free of charge.
Official website
2nd PEARL INDUSTRY FAIR -Japan-External site: a new window will open.

Why visit?

  • More than 80
    exhibitors to meet with

    This large-scale event specializing in pearls is held in Japan. More than 80 Japanese pearl businesses will exhibit.

  • Many Akoya products
    carefully selected by each exhibitor

    Very rare Akoya pearl necklaces and loose pearls will be displayed. Don't miss out!

  • All in Kobe

    There are many companies involved in the pearl business in Kobe, where the event is held. It is said that Kobe is the place to find all the pearl materials you need!

  • Pearl expert
    concierges at your service

    Our concierges specialized in pearls will efficiently guide you to the products you are looking for and assist you in the purchasing process.

  • Various types
    of pearls

    South Sea Pearls, Black Pearls and Japanese Akoya Pearls, which were collected by experienced Japanese pearl processors from producers all over the world, will be showcased.

  • Online participation available
    ※Advance registration required

    If you can come to Japan, please take this opportunity to visit the venue in Kobe. Online participation is also available.


Japanese pearls are gaining popularity around the world thanks to their high quality and sophistication. The majority of Akoya Pearls in particular—with their outstanding beauty in a variety of colors such as white, pink, green and rose—are produced in Japan.

This is the first exhibition specialized in pearls held in Japan for overseas pearl buyers. We will present attractive products of South Sea Pearls, Black Pearls and Japanese Akoya Pearls collected by experienced Japanese pearl processors from producers around the world.


  • All returnees and entrants to Japan are required to show when entering Japan either a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate of three doses of vaccines prescribed on the Emergency Use List of World Health Organization (WHO), or a certificate of negative test result of pre-departure COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours prior to departure from the original country/region. Also, entry measures differ depending on your country of residence, so please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for detailsExternal site: a new window will open. . For buyers who cannot come to Japan, bookings for online business meeting are also available.
・About "Visit Japan Web" Service Registration:
"Visit Japan Web"External site: a new window will open. is a web service that allows visitors entering Japan from overseas (including Japanese nationals returning from overseas) to complete immigration procedures such as "quarantine," "immigration inspection," and "customs declaration" at the time of entry. Please register in advance for a smooth entry into Japan.
・Livestream sales by visitors are prohibited.
(Online meeting could be arranged only between registered buyer and exhibitor)


一般社団法人 日本真珠振興会




2nd Pearl Industry Fair Japan
E-mail : japan-pearlfair@ml.screen-cre.co.jp
Tel : +81-80-2487-5381
Business hours : Weekday 10:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00 (JST)
JETRO Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food Business Development Division
E-mail : afb-pearl@jetro.go.jp