yokohamaDMC

Our Staff

Yokohama DMC team is a group of experts of each MICE field.
We will plan your meetings carefully with full attention to details based on experience built over the years to achieve your objectives.

  • Testuro Yamamura
    CEO & Travel Producer

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  • Testuro Yamamura

    [Title and Duties at Yokohama DMC]
    CEO & Travel Producer
    [Education]
    Hosei University
    Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics / Graduated in 2002
    [Work History]
    Was employed at JTB, Japan's largest travel agency and worked on multiple local government promotional projects.
    Established a company after this, and while managing a travel agency, was engaged in the regional promotion of Yokohama.
    Operated a portal site for regional information and popular areas in Yokohama and worked on several Yokohama Tourism Convention Bureau consignments, has collaborated with the government and is knowledgeable in the 3 fields of IT, Marketing and Travel.
    With travel industry experience, a strong network with the public and private sectors of the Yokohama area and by utilizing knowledge of advertising and IT, using hospitality as a base, we can promise to deliver effective and efficient MICE.
    • 2017 Established Yokohama DMC, Inaugurated as Representative Director
      *YDMS Co., Ltd.
    • 2014 ADCOMMUNICATIONS Co., Ltd. (Regional Promotion Business) established, Inaugurated as Representative Director
      •Yokohama area regional promotion business (regional information magazine, regional portal site, government related)
    • 2011 T&C Co., Ltd. (Travel Agency) established. Inaugurated as Representative Director
      •Educational Travel (Towards cram schools) dedicated travel agency
    • 2002 Employed at JTB Co., Ltd.
      *In charge of corporations and local governments, worked on corporate incentives, invitational trips, also collaboration with local governments for the promotion of the Shonan area.
    [Other]
    Yokohama related activates Represented and took up the task of operating a "Children's Cafeteria" for children that were eating alone in Yokohama Chinatown.
  • Cecilia Reiko Mikumo
    MICE Producer

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  • Cecilia Reiko Mikumo

    [Title and Duties at Yokohama DMC]
    MICE Producer
    [Education]
    USA, Phoenix University Graduate School, Masters in International
    Business Administration, Sacred Hearts University, Foreign Languages, Foreign Literature, Bachelor's Degree
    [Work History]
    • Employed at Delta Air Lines, Inc. Sales and Marketing Department.
      Collaborated with US State Tourist Bureaus, Economic Departments and Convention Bureaus of each city to attract inbound travel and have America the destination for Japanese Businesses as destination marketing business. In addition, involved in Olympic invitational activities to the same airlines' headquarters and hub bases in Atlanta and Salt Lake City and planning and implementation of FAM tours, etc. for Japanese travel agencies and businesses. In addition, involved in Olympic invitational activities to the same airlines' headquarters and hub bases in Atlanta and Salt Lake City and planning and implementation of FAM tours, etc. for Japanese travel agencies and businesses. Conducted promotional activities for inbound travel to the US for Japanese travel agencies.
    • Experience from multiple MICE planning and implementation domestically and around the world as exclusive MICE manager with the president’s office in Coca-Cola Japan Co. Ltd. Planned and implemented hospitality program focusing on VIPs of same company at 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, 1998 FIFA Soccer World Cup France Tournament, 1999 Rugby World Cup Wales Convention, 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup Japan-Korea Confederation and 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.
    • Currently as a specialist in diversity management, inbound marketing and MICE marketing, conducts team building and leadership training for companies and universities in Japanese and English and freelance work for inbound marketing for local governments, consulting for MICE marketing, souvenirs novelty products, multi-cultural menu development, etc.
    [Current Occupation]
    Japan Multi-Language Association Representative Director
    THINK OUT OF THE CASE Co., Ltd. Vice President
    [Other]
    • MPI Meeting Professional International (http://www.mpiweb.org/) Japan Chapter Member
    • Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shibuya branch member, SME International Development Advisor
    • Tokyo Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion Association, Shibuya Branch Member, International Business Support Group Vice Chairman, Paralympic Support Group Member
    • Public Interest Corporation, Shibuya Corporate Association, Women's Subcommittee, Officer, Social Contribution Activities Member
    • Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Mirasapo (https://www.mirasapo.jp/) Specialist (Inbound)
    • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry "Consumption Expansion Business through Transmission of the Appeal of the Kyushu District"(http://www.meti.go.jp/information/publicoffer/kobo/k160601002.html) Specialist (Inbound)
    • Shibuya Tourism Association, Member
    • Aoyama Kili Street Shop Association, Member
    • Achilles International Japan (http://achillesinternational.jp/), Staff Member
    • Yoyogi Park, Guide Running, Banban Club (http://banbanclub.org/), Member
  • Katsuhisa Chiba
    Reception of Environment Maintenance

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  • Katsuhisa Chiba

    [Title and Duties at Yokohama DMC]
    Yokohama DMC - Reception of Environment Maintenance (Sustainability, local production local consumption, risk management) Food & Beverages Producer
    [Education]
    Kanto Gakuin University, Faculty of Economics
    [Work History]
    After working for a credit company that was a (Orix) subsidiary, joined a risk management company and received award for being 3rd nationwide in the sales division from an insurance company.
    After this, became independent and established a risk management and cost cutting business company. In the energy conservation department specializing in sustainability, accomplished many achievements and new business models such as creating and selling CO2 emission right, selected as guidelines for energy conversation measures for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and selected for implementing CO2 reduction by municipalities, etc.
    Additionally, was also involved in many negotiations with overseas companies in the energy field, mainly in the Asian region. He is especially skilled in corporate consulting, such as actively expressing vies on corporate sustainability, SCR, etc. Concurrently serve as general manager of a French restaurant in Minato Mirai from 2015.
    In collaboration with Kanagawa Prefecture, developed locally produced for local consumption menu and has experience at many international conference receptions in developing Halal compliant and vegetarian menus, etc. (ADB, etc.).
    • Present: *Representative Director, Hinges Co., Ltd.
    [Other]
    Activities related to Yokohama
    Held food education and table manners lectures for children in collaboration with the Yokohama City Faculty and Staff Association and the Yokohama Marinos
  • Ichiro Furushima
    Chief Editor & Marketing Manager

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  • Ichiro Furushima

    [Title at Yokohama DMC]
    Chief Editor & Marketing Manager
    [Education]
    Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo
    College of Economics, Department of Economics / Graduated March 1980
    Athletic Meet Yacht Club, participated in outdoor yacht racing
    [Work History]
    • September 2015 ~ ADCOMMUNICATIONS, Adviser: Comprehensive direction of area information magazine "Mon Yokohama" Coverage, editing, photography, and production.
    • January 2012 ~ June 2015 Tokyu Agency Sales Headquarters, Sales Promotion Bureau, Director.
      Representative Managing Director, Assisted management board. Sales strategy planning and consolidation management, headquarters preliminary settlement management, personnel management in headquarters.
    • April 2010 ~ December 2011 Tokyu Space Development Director (Dispatched to 100% Tokyu Agency subsidiary).
      Consolidated posting work sites as posting management business manager for Tokyu Line traffic advertisement.
    • April 2005 ~ March 2010 Tokyu Agency Media Headquarters xxH Media Bureau (Traffic, Outdoors, Airport Media) Director.
      Purchasing for xxH media, engaged in wholesale business to sales department.
    • April 1997 Return to Tokyu Agency Tokyo Headquarters Sales Division.
      In the process of being in charge of multiple clients until March 2005, was promotion to Sales Manager, Sales Bureau Manager.
    • October 1991 ~ March 1997 Worked at Tokyu Agency Kansai Branch.
      While engaged in developing new clients, assigned JR West as main client.
      Campaigns Supervised: "Mitsukyo Monogatari", "Introduction of Automated Ticket Gates", "Prevention of Unauthorized Boarding", etc.
    • April 1980 Joined Comprehensive advertising agency, Tokyu Agency Inc.
      For 11 years in the sales department during 1980 ~ 1991, was in charge of food, beverages, real estate, toiletries, trading companies, cars and other clients and became well versed in TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, PR, promotions, events and TVCF, graphic production, talent casting, etc., work.
  • Mai Nagai
    Finance & Administration Manager

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  • Mai Nagai

    [Title and Duties at Yokohama DMC]
    Finance & Administration Manager
    [Education]
    Graduate of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
    [Work History]
    • 2016 to present THINK OUT OF THE CASE Co., Ltd. 
      Engaged as Project Manager.
      Iwate Prefecture Shizukuishimachi Inbound Business Responsible for updating new information in the English, Chinese, and Korean languages on website for overseas and transmission of information to social media and the analysis and reporting of such.
    • 2007 ~ 2012 Major Advertising Company
      Assigned to the entertainment related department, involved in investment and also sales of content for overseas broadcasting stations and distributors of content such as animation, etc.
      Participated as exhibitor at video trade fairs abroad such as Cannes France and Las Vegas, was in charge of procedures for exhibit applications and processing, instructions for exhibition booth design, construction supervision, etc.
      Was engaged as business supervisor of media planning at a foreign company.
    • 2003 ~2005 Major Travel Agency
      Employed at general branch office, in charge of arranging and consulting domestic and overseas trips. In addition to package tours, handled many personal arrangement trips.
    [Other]
    •Has much experience in meeting settings for in-house company meetings.
    •Very familiar with transportation and accommodation facilities of Yokohama.
    •Has much experience in attending visitors from overseas.

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