Japan Marine Industry Association (JMIA)
10-12,2-chome,Yaesu,Chuo-ku,Tokyo 104-0028 Japan
Started as the Japan Boating Voluntary Organization in February 1962, the Japan Boating Industry Association (JBIA) was established in May 1970 for the purpose of promoting the healthy growth of the marine leisure and sports industries. Soon after, in June 1970, it was granted the status of a public service corporation by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT), former Ministry of Transport (MOT) Government of Japan.
Since then, JBIA has been involved in various activities such as the popularization and promotion of boating, technological improvements in boats, improvement of the safety of boating, education and organizing boat shows.
In April 2013, association name was changed to JAPAN MARINE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION.
Number of full members are 18 and associate members are 347 as of June 6th,2023.
JMIA aims the purpose of the organization is to promote a sound grows of marine industry and then contribute to the public welfare. JMIA fulfills this mission with the following activities.
1.Expanding the marine market in Japan and abroad.
2.Organizing the boat shows and popularizing and promotion of boating.
3.Improving the technical issues relevant to boats.
4.To keep safety of boats and smooth utilization of boats.
5.Collecting and distributing information on marine industry.
6.Lobbying to the government agencies and other organizations to present specific opinions.
7.Secretariat of Boat of the year Japan to activate the marine industry.
8.Implementing other activities that are essential to attain the objectives of JMIA.
Chairman: Katsuaki Watanabe (Chairman, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.)
Vice Chairman: Isami Hyuga (President,Tohatsu Co., Ltd.)
Vice Chairman: Toshiro Maegaito (President, Yanmar Marine System Co., Ltd.)
Senior Managing Director: Seiji Saeki
Annual General Meeting
Board Meeting of Directors
Executive officer's Meeting
Promotional Marketing Committee
Administrative and Extend Affairs Committee
Executive Recycling Committee
Senior Managing Director
FRP Boats Recycle Center
・Marketing and Boat Show
・External and Regulative Affairs
・Administrative and Accounting