Hakuba in Nagano Set to Rival Niseko for Inbound Tourists

Jim Ivanoff |  ivanoff@bcwood.jp Recently I was able to visit the Hakuba area in Nagano which has been growing in popularity with inbound tourists. The area originally gained international exposure as [...]

Buyers Looking Forward to GBM 2019

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp During the months of May and June, BC Wood does not participate in any trade shows in the Asian markets, but this does not mean it [...]

Asia Program for 2019-20

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp With our new programs approved by our funders, BC Wood is ready to start delivering an enhanced Asia Program on behalf of members. The GBM is our [...]

HoteRes 2019

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp For the second year in a row, BC Wood exhibited on behalf of the Canadian wood products industry at the "Hotel Restaurant Show", better known as HoteRes, [...]

Nikkei Architectural and Construction Materials Show 2019

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp BC Wood once again organized the Canadian presence for Nikkei Messe at Tokyo Big Sight held from March 5th through 8th. This is the largest gathering of [...]

Japan Home and Building Show 2018

Jim Ivanoff |  ivanoff@bcwood.jp The Japan Home and Building Show is the most important show for BC Wood members, as well as other overseas firms doing business with the Japanese construction [...]

Nikkei Show 2019

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp BC Wood will once again be coordinating the Canadian Pavilion at the Nikkei Architectural and Construction Materials Show that will be held at Tokyo's Big Sight from [...]

Log Home Magazine of Japan Visits BC

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp As a part of BC Wood's strategy to target the booming resort sector in Japan, we brought over staff from Japan's Log Home Magazine to visit with [...]

Redeveloping Japanese Ski Resorts

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp At the beginning of the year, I visited the Hakuba ski resort in Nagano and found that much like Niseko 10 years ago, it was [...]

GBM Information Sessions in Japan

Jim Ivanoff | ivanoff@bcwood.jp While the GBM is promoted throughout the year, June and July are the busiest months for the BC Wood offices to reach out to and qualify [...]