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Introduction of Enjoy Iwate

1. Business basics

Purpose of business: Expanding the number of participants in events and activities, promoting cooperation between organizers and related organizations, improving operational efficiency of organizers Target users: Organizers, operators, performers of events and activities held in Iwate Prefecture, Target audience for exhibitors and collaborators: Arts, culture, sports, education, welfare, corporate activities Site format: Multi-directional communication type browsing database for users (Software used: WordPress)

Operation system Site development and management: AZ Create Co., Ltd. Business awareness and operation cooperation: NPO corporations in various fields related to event management (expanding partnerships as needed)

July 30, 2018 Started business at the request of the Iwate Culture and Arts Coordinator
August 28, 2018 Kitakami city development challenge subsidy decision
January 27, 2019 Received the Ofunato Business Plan Contest Encouragement Award
April 1, 2019 Pre-release (specific user registration started)
June 1, 2019 Official release (general user registration started)
June 28, 2019 Number of registered users exceeded 100
July 31, 2019 The number of monthly views exceeded 30,000
August 20, 2019 Number of registered users exceeded 200
September 18, 2019 Selected for the Final Judging of the “New Tohoku” Reconstruction 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 exceeded 300
September 23, 2020 Started providing blog function and email notification function
September 30, 2020 The number of monthly views exceeded 40,000
November 1, 2020 Started providing posting functions for classroom and circle activities
November 18, 2020 Decided to participate in "SPARK!TOHOKU 2020 Startup Pitch", a startup program for Tohoku entrepreneurs
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 Launch of online sales service
October 1, 2021 Number of registered users exceeded 400
June 7, 2022 Launch of website creation function (user page creation function)
January 25, 2023 Started distributing sponsored link ads

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

2. Business mission and medium-term goals

[Mission] Realization of a community where everyone can achieve self-actualization
Enjoy Iwate creates a sustainable local community where everyone can achieve self-fulfillment by solving the problems of the organizers and encouraging active activities.

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

3. Features of Enjoy Iwate

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

b) Registration/update function ・Organizers can register and update activity information for events, classrooms, and circles.
・Organizers can register and update organizers.
・You can easily register and update information without knowledge of HTML.

c) Notification function You can receive update information from the organizer by e-mail.

d) Sales function ・You can sell registered tickets, services, products, etc. online.
・Charges are collected by credit card. It is possible to improve the efficiency of payment operations.
・Inventory management of exhibited products is possible.

e) Automatic translation function ・Information registered in Japanese is automatically translated into English and Chinese.

4. Effects of using the site

a) Advantages for users ・It becomes easier to find events, classes, and circles that interest you.
・You can be involved as a staff member in the events you are interested in, and your opportunities will expand.
・Because you can receive the update information of the organizer you want by e-mail, you will not miss any interesting information.
・You can easily purchase tickets, services, and products sold by the organizer.

b) Advantages of registering as an organizer – Useful for event planning and attracting customers as a new information (collection/dissemination) tool.
・It will be easier to recruit and research collaborators and participants.
・By finding a variety of collaborators, it becomes possible to hold events in collaboration with the local community.
・It can be used as an alternative to the official website.
– Raise awareness of the group.
・Online sales can be introduced.
・It is possible to improve the efficiency of payment operations.
・By using the automatic translation function, information can be sent overseas.
・You can register the official website, Facebook, and Twitter to induce browsing.

5. Differences from general event sites

Common event information sites are only one-sided transmission of information. However, Enjoy Iwate can exchange information in multiple directions with multiple registered users and site visitors, and as a result, you can build new connections.

Events that could not be held by individuals until now can be held more effectively and interesting than ever by recruiting collaborators and staff on the site and cooperating.

6. Usage fee

The usage fee is "free".
User registration, event registration, classroom registration, circle registration, product/service listing, etc. are all free of charge.

However, you will be charged for the following.
・Sales commission 5%
・Advertisement display in the Pickup slot "11,000 yen per month (tax included)"

7. About online sales function

You can list various products such as event tickets, participation fees for classes and salons, services, product sales, etc.
Installation fee is free. A 5% sales commission will be charged only when the listed item is sold.
See the page below for details.

About usage fee 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 workshop

NPO Corporate Folder 1-30 Saiwaicho, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture 024-00

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

[Reference material] Future image of the region drawn by Enjoy Iwate