Reach your potential.

peak 1 is an event management and creative solutions company based in Tokyo, Japan.
Let us be your bridge between your company and the Japanese market.
We will promote your product or service in Japan with tailor-made events and creative materials,
so you can shape your new business relationships.


Communication is vital to your success in a new market. How will you make sure your message is well received by its target audience and makes its intended impact, especially in a completely foreign market? We take the time to understand what it is that makes your product or service unique and make sure your core message is delivered. Let us be your bridge to Japan.


Your promotion is our priority. We will handle your requests with great care from the small details to the big picture. Each step of the way will be delivered with quality. For the success of your event in Japan we will customize it to meet your needs.


There are new opportunities waiting for you in the Japanese market. Let us be your guide. We will be the support that sees your company succeed in the Japanese market. We will help establish the business-to-business connections that start from the proper person-to-person connections so your company can reach its fullest potential.

How can we help you ?


Allow us to fully produce your event from communication plan to onsite management. Rely on our experience and expertise in the Japanese market, so you can focus on connecting with the right audience. Our team is ready to help you select the best venue, create the right atmosphere and leave an impression that attendees can take away.


We don’t translate, we create messages. Not all messages have an equal translation in a target language, so we take the most important aspect of your message and use its key strengths to re-think it in a way that will make it most understandable from a native-speaker to a native-speaker. This way nothing is lost from a message going from English to Japanese or vice versa. We work closely with our in-house team of graphic designers to create visual appealing designs to make the greatest impact with your message.


  • Yasuo Maeda

    CEO & Founder, Chief Creative Organizer

    Yasuo Maeda

    Maeda has worked in the marketing industry for over 30 years. After working for a Japanese PR agency which mainly managing overseas publicity, he founded peak 1 in 1994. Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in the full spectrum of marketing services including message strategy creation, branding management, promotions, event management and advertising.

  • Makoto Ono

    Director, Chief Operating Officer

    Makoto Ono

    Ono joined peak 1 in 2004. Ono's event management and logistics planning spans over 20 years where he has actively handled events held in Australia, Belgium, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, the Netherlands, Thailand, and the USA (Hawaii, New York). He was promoted to COO in 2011 and has been managing the entire business operations.

  • Kana Oiwa

    Manager, Business Promotion

    Kana Oiwa

    15+ years’ experience in global events, business development, and consulting on multiple projects and events from the public-private sector, fashion/retail, and the airline industry. She manages the Global Business Team and coordinates with the Vietnam Office. She is bilingual; having lived in the USA for 5 years and Germany for 3 years using English.

  • Yoshiaki Shimazaki

    Manager, Client Services

    Yoshiaki Shimazaki

    15 years experience in Manufacturing and Financial Systems as Department Head of an IT vendor company. Following that role, he spent the next six years managing a franchise in the food and beverage industry. With his extensive experience and track record in management, he leads our Client Service team.

  • Kasei Kondo

    Senior Event Manager

    Kasei Kondo

    Kondo has been engaged in the event planning business for over 10 years. He has been involved in data management and web site building and administration, including secretariat work. He has been in charge of foreign IT company's B-to-B and B-to-C events, sales campaigns, and promotions for US consumer products.

  • Sachiko Koyama

    Senior Event Manager

    Sachiko Koyama

    Including event operations, she has been supporting business promotion for over ten years as a project manager for seminars and exhibition booths for IT vendors, SI vendors, pharmaceutical companies, and consulting firms. She also has countless experience in creative planning for brand creation, and is well-versed in creating marketing messages.

  • Kelly Edwards

    Events and Sales Director

    Kelly Edward

    Kelly has a degree in Event Management and Tourism from California State University, Chico. Prior to coming to Japan, she worked for the events and conference services team at Pebble Beach Resorts. Kelly has worked in Japan since 2010 and is able to provide business promotion and project management support to clients from overseas in the Japanese market.

  • Elodie Farre

    Assistant Director

    Elodie Farre

    Elodie joined Peak-1 in 2018 after graduating from University here in Japan. Elodie is from France and also fluent in Japanese. She volunteered as a journalist for an Internet newspaper for one and a half years called Journal du Japon where she wrote articles highlighting the culture and life in Japan. She was also involved in organizing fund-raiser events for the Tohoku Earthquake relief.

  • Jiaming Wang

    Assistant Director

    Jiaming Wang

    A native speaker of Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese, Wang is also fluent in Japanese. She has a master's degree from Hosei University in Japan and after working as a coordinator of an exhibition hall for 4 years, she joined Peak-1 in February 2019. Wang also speaks English and with her multilingual background, she is able to help global clients to communicate smoothly with companies locally and overseas; providing event planning services to satisfy client's needs.

  • Asami Kumagai

    Office Manager

    Asami Kumagai

  • Miki Nakayama

    Event Director

    Miki Nakayama

  • Yoshinori Onoe

    Event Director

    Yoshinori Onoe

  • Minoru Fukunaga

    Event Director

    Minoru Fukunaga

  • Ryoma Morohashi

    Creative Director

    Ryoma Morohashi

  • Satomi Mashiko

    Assistant Director

    Satomi Mashiko

  • Sachiho Sugiyama

    Assistant Director

    Sachiho Sugiyama

  • Tomiko Terayama

    Assistant Director

    Tomiko Terayama


Company Peak 1 Co., Ltd.
Established August, 1994
President & CEO Yasuo Maeda
Capital 10 million yen
Number of Employees 17
Bank Accounts Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Kojimachi Branch
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Aoyama Branch
Risona Bank, Akihabara Branch
Service Domain Event Promotion
Graphic and Web Design
Message Planning
Group Company SOUHOLDINGS Inc.
OLTRE Inc. (Design and Creative Company)
Peak 1 Asia Co., Ltd. (Vietnam)
World Creations Inc.
J Rental Co., Ltd.

Global Companies
Atlassian, App Annie, Oath Japan, CITRIX Systems,
Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Innergy, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle,
PwC Japan Group, Lenovo, Marriott, Red Hat, Google,
AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Hologic, JLL, LaSalle,
National Australian Bank, Wendy’s, CCI France Japan, etc.

Japanese Companies
ChangeVision, Data Applications, Fujitsu, Fuji Soft Group,
Hitachi Data Systems, Kozo Keikaku Engineering, MAMEZOU,NEC,
NEC Systems, Networld, NTT Group, OGIS, Openstream,
Sony Music Entertainment, Farmnote, TAIHO PHARMACEUTICAL,
Takeda Pharmaceutical, National Cancer Center Japan,
PMDA, Chugai Pharmaceutical, etc.



Address Tokyo Office:
4F MetLife Kanda-Nishikicho Bldg.,
3-23 Kanda-Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 101-0054, Japan

Vietnam Office:
6F Norch Building 170 Bui Thi Xuan, District 1, HCMC
TEL / FAX Tokyo Office:
+81-3-5577-3368 / +81-3-5577-3369


Google Maps

  • Takebashi Sta. (Tokyo Metro Namboku Line T08) / 5-minute walk from Exit 3b
  • Otemachi Sta. (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line C11) / 8-minute walk from Exit C2b
  • JR Kanda Sta. / 12-minute walk from West Exit

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