Revitalizing the region through establishment of the Setouchi Brand – With the basic mindset of understanding the value of this as well as supporting each other, Setouchi DMO Members is a membership-based service that supports the increase of business opportunities for companies and organisations as a result of the increased demands of the tourism industry in Setouchi.
We provide the companies participating Setouchi DMO Members the three great services. Click here for details
Setouchi Salon is a business-support service that provides various kinds of information and organises seminars about tourism-related businesses. It also offers a space for business-matching and networking, and for local businesses to share information. Let’s come together and improve the tourism industry of Setouchi.
Setouchi Concierge offers (business) support functions for businesses that endeavor to discover new products and services and to expand their sales channels, which would otherwise be difficult to achieve on their own. It can offer a wide variety of services, such as a telephone translation service for foreign tourists, an e-commerce service to aid in expanding markets, and a business consultation service. Please put our services into good use for your business.
We promote the products and services of local Setouchi businesses both domestically and internationally by providing information to the mass media, doing PR work at events abroad, and by posting information on the foremost digital media site in Setouchi, Setouchi Finder, among others.
Food related businesses.
Transportation operators (bus, taxi and ship).
Manufacturers of traditional art, souvenirs and merchandise that promote local products.
Retail and wholesale distributors of the above-mentioned goods and other goods.
Associations and organizations related to the above.
Businesses dealing with, or associated with the above.
Membership fees differ depending on employee numbers (not including part-time workers)
|Membership Type||Membership Fees (tax not included)|
|Small enterprises/sole proprietorships||5 or fewer employees (wholesale, service, retail)
20 or fewer employees (manufacturing, construction, transportation, other)
Individuals doing business activities
|3,000 yen per month|
|Small/Medium-sized businesses||50 or fewer employees (retail)
100 or fewer employees (wholesale, service)
300 or fewer employees (manufacturing, construction, transportation, other)
|5,000 yen per month|
|Large businesses||Any other not included in the above||
5,000 yen per month※
※Discounted until March, 2018.
|Organisations||Economic organisations, organisations related to tourism or the local economy||5,000 yen per month|
These fees cover basic membership only. Other fees might apply for additional services. Please refer to the attached membership rules and the service information booklet for more details.
contactPlease contact us via the contact form. We will send you the application form and payment information by post.
SETOUCHI BRAND CORPORATION
Setouchi DMO Members manager
Tel: (082) 836-3205 (Mon-Fri 9:00 – 17:45)
Setouchi Finder is a unique media outlet that aims to improve recognition and visibility of the Setouchi brand by providing information on the charms of the prefectures in the Setouchi area (Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime) both domestically and internationally.
The Setouchi Brand is registered by the SETOUCHI Tourism Authority. It governs original products and services created with the unique resources of the Setouchi area such as its natural environment (islands and the inland sea), food, and history that combine to realize the Setouchi Brand identity. It aims to increase the brand value of “Setouchi” while improving brand recognition both domestically and internationally.
The Setouchi Kanko Kasseika Fund provides the capital necessary to create and develop tourism-related businesses with the goal of revitalizing and promoting the local economy.
Setouchi DMO aims to create autonomous and lasting cyclical growth of the Setouchi area through developing the Setouchi brand by evoking excitement among local businesses and residents, creating new industries, and promoting the expansion of local employment. This is achieved by supporting Setouchi Holics as well as Setouchi DMO Members, a networking platform for businesses.