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Introduction to Enjoy Iwate

1.Basic matters of business

Business purpose: Increase the number of participants in events, activities, etc., promote collaboration between organizers and related organizations, improve operational efficiency of organizers Target users: Organizers, operators, performers of events and activities held in Iwate Prefecture, For exhibitors and collaborators: Arts, culture, sports, education, welfare, corporate activities Site format: Database for multi-directional communication viewing by users (Software used: WordPress)

Management system Site development and management: AZ Create Co., Ltd. Business dissemination and operational cooperation: NPOs in various fields related to event management (partnerships may be expanded from time to time)

July 30, 2018 Started the project at the request of the Iwate Culture and Arts Coordinator
August 28, 2018 Kitakami City Urban Development Challenge Subsidy Grant decided
January 27, 2019 Received the Ofunato Business Plan Contest Encouragement Award
April 1, 2019 Pre-release (Specific user registration starts)
June 1, 2019 Official release (General user registration begins)
June 28, 2019 Number of registered users exceeds 100 users
July 31, 2019 Monthly views exceeded 30,000
August 20, 2019 Number of registered users exceeds 200 users
September 18, 2019 Selected for final screening of “New Tohoku” Recovery Business Plan Contest 2019
December 5, 2019 KDDI decides to participate in “Tohoku Future Builders”, a program supported by MAKOTO
January 10, 2020: Number of registered users exceeds 300 users
September 23, 2020 Started providing blog function and email notification function
September 30, 2020 Monthly views exceeded 40,000
November 1, 2020: Started providing posting function for classrooms and circle activities
November 18, 2020 Participation in “SPARK!TOHOKU 2020 Startup Pitch”, a startup program for entrepreneurs in Tohoku, decided
December 3, 2020 Received the “Daiwa Securities Group Phoenix Award” in the “New Tohoku” reconstruction business plan contest
February 1, 2021: Started providing automatic translation function
April 5, 2021: Started providing online sales service
October 1, 2021: Number of registered users exceeds 400 users
June 7, 2022 Started providing homepage creation function (user page creation function)
January 25, 2023 Start distribution of sponsored link advertisements

April 9, 2019 A press release regarding the start of "Enjoy Iwate" was published in excite News, SankeiBiz, Rakuten Infoseek News, Zaikei Shimbun, and Mainichi Shimbun.
May 10, 2019 "Enjoy Iwate" was introduced in the program of FM Iwate's "Studio Sakurato".
June 1, 2019 Iwate Nippo published information regarding the official release of “Enjoy Iwate”.
June 7, 2019 An article about "Enjoy Iwate" was published in Iwate Hibi.
July 11, 2019 “Enjoy Iwate” was introduced on Kitakami E&Be FM.
January 17, 2020 "Enjoy Iwate" was introduced on the program of FM Iwate's "Studio Sakurato".

2. Business mission and medium-term goals

[Mission] Creating a local community where everyone can achieve self-fulfillment
Enjoy Iwate creates a sustainable community where everyone can realize themselves by solving problems faced by organizers and encouraging active activities.

[Medium-term goal] Achievement of 1000 users
Enjoy Iwate will achieve 1,000 registered users by 2023.
By systematizing the problems faced by many organizers and providing appropriate services, we will build an information platform that is indispensable for local town development and human resource development.

3. Features of Enjoy Iwate

a) Display function – Registered events can be displayed by event period, location, and type.
-You can display registered classrooms and club activities by date, location, and type.
-You can display information about the organizer who has registered the event.
-You can display a list of organizers by field.

b) Registration/Update Function – Organizers can register/update event, classroom, and circle activity information.
– Organizers can register and update organizers.
– You can easily register and update information even without HTML knowledge.

c) Notification function You can receive updates from the organizer via email.

d) Sales function – You can sell registered tickets, services, products, etc. online.
– Fees will be collected by credit card. Payment operations can be made more efficient.
・You can manage the inventory of exhibited products.

e) Automatic translation function – Information registered in Japanese will be automatically translated into English and Chinese and posted.

4. Effects of using the site

a) Benefits for users: Makes it easier to find events, classes, and clubs that interest you.
・You can be involved as a staff member in events that interest you, expanding your career opportunities.
・You can receive updated information about the host of your choice via email, so you won't miss out on information that interests you.
・You can easily purchase tickets, services, and products sold by the organizer.

b) Benefits of registering as an organizer – It is useful as a new information (collection/dissemination) tool for event planning and attracting customers.
– Easier recruitment and research of collaborators and participants.
・By finding diverse collaborators, it becomes possible to hold events in collaboration with the local community.
-Can be used as an alternative to the official homepage.
・The recognition of the organization will increase.
・You can introduce online sales.
・It is possible to improve the efficiency of payment operations.
– Automatic translation function allows you to send information overseas.
・You can register the official homepage, Facebook, and Twitter to guide viewing.

5. Differences from general event sites

Common event information sites only provide information one-sidedly. However, Enjoy Iwate allows you to exchange information in multiple directions with multiple registered users and site viewers, and as a result, you can build new connections.

Events that previously could not be carried out by individuals alone can be made more effective and interesting than ever before by recruiting collaborators and staff on the site and working together to carry them out.

6.About usage fees

The usage fee is "free".
User registration, event registration, class registration, circle registration, product/service listing, etc. are all available for free.

However, charges will apply for the following.
– 5% sales commission (5% sales commission will be charged only when the listed item sells.)

7.About online sales function

You can list a variety of products, such as event tickets, participation fees for classes and salons, services, and product sales.
Installation costs are free. A 5% sales fee will be charged only when the listed item sells.
Please see the page below for details.

About usage fees for online sales

8. Contact information

System Management AZ Create Co., Ltd. Enjoy Iwate Management Office 2-4-7 Kajicho, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture 024-0062
TEL: 0197-72-6081 Email: info@enjoyiwate.com

Management cooperation NPO Art Studio Address: 68 Kita Oniyagi 19, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture 024-0072

NPO folder 2-1-33 Tokiwadai, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture 024-0012

NPO Iwate NPO-NET Support 1-3-1 Odori, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture 024-0061

[Reference materials] Enjoy Iwate envisions the future of the region