Stop by booths where visitors can discover unique experiences through a 5G lens, savor culinary delights from across Japan, and even say hello to Rakuten’s official character, Okaimono Panda. There is no charge for admission to Future World, and many experiences will be available for free here during the conference.
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama Hall C & D
Welcome to the 5G era.
Discover visions for the future.
Experience how 5G era-led innovation will transform a wide variety of fields, including e-commerce, sports and entertainment. With Rakuten Optimism 2019, the Group aims to expand the visions on the horizon with the potential held by the 5G revolution. This area offers participants opportunities to experience new discoveries and share in diverse, optimistic views of the future.
Popular gourmet & sweets from Rakuten Ichiba!
Gourmet & Shopping Festival
A wide variety of delectable dishes from 35 popular stores on Rakuten Ichiba from all over Japan. Find exclusive products that won't be available anywhere else!
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Famous meats, local spirits and craft beers from across Japan
Discover dishes made with beef, such as delicious steak bowls and scrumptious beef bowls, featuring 7 brands of beef from across Japan. Dive into croquettes, various brands of sake, Japanese shochu, domestic wines and local craft beer on tap. Delectable products from across Japan can also be purchased from the Rakuten Ichiba Hometown Tax Payment page.
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Were you in that TV commercial?
Okaimono Panda Area
Dive into fun with attractions that allow you to experience what it would be like to star in a Rakuten Super Points commercial on TV. This area features Rakuten's official character, Okaimono Panda. Be sure to check out the exclusive snacks! This area also features Rakuten Optimism 2019 commemorative goods for sale. Make a few summer memories that last with Okaimono Panda.
Find a treasure trove of travel tips!
Rakuten Travel Fest
Rakuten Travel delivers select tourist information for various locals across Japan. Complete the missions hidden around the Rakuten Travel Fest booths for your chance to take part in a special drawing - you may win a prize! This one's fun for the whole family, so bring your kids along too!
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Cheer on young jedi knights with balloon lightsabers!
The Star Wars Jedi Academy's team of Jedi Masters will train your young padawan into a Jedi Knight using balloon lightsabers, a fun take on the universal symbol of the Jedi Order. Don't forget to stop by the Star Wars merch exhibition corner!
* This information is subject to change.
** Only Japanese
Please note that only cashless payments will be accepted at the booths at Rakuten Optimism 2019.
Suica is a registered trademark of East Japan Railway Company.
How to download the Rakuten Pay app
Rakuten Pay is a service that allows you to make payments with a credit card using Rakuten ID with your smartphone. Make payments quickly and easily when you're browsing downtown, shopping online, or using other online services. Limited time points can also be used. Rakuten Super Points will also be awarded depending on the payment amount.
For Rakuten Optimism 2019 attendees
Attendees must be 18 years old or older to attend the business conference.
We reserve the right to ask visitors to leave or decline entry to the venue if they are obstructing event operations.
About Event Enforcement
In the event of inclement weather, natural disasters or other unavoidable reasons, this event may be rescheduled or canceled without notice.
Rules of ticket sales follow Rakuten Ticket's terms of service. (https://ticket.rakuten.co.jp/terms/)
Only the purchaser can attend this event.
About Taking Photos and Video
We will be recording and shooting videos on-site. All participants at the event agree to the following terms:
1) Participants agree to be recorded via photo, video and voice recording.
2) Participants agree to provide information and documents, including performing interviews.
3) Participants agree that all information filmed or recorded on-site is the property of Rakuten Group and can be used at Rakuten's discretion."
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