News | June 25, 2024 Fukuoka, Japan

Colive Fukuoka 2024: One of the Largest

Digital Nomad Events in Asia

Global Digital Nomads and Startups to Come Together in Fukuoka, ​Japan. Featuring Keynote session by Marie Kondo

Fukuoka, June 12, 2024 – yugyo Inc. (Headquarters: Fukuoka City, CEO: Ryo Osera), a ​pioneering marketing firm focused on the digital nomad market, is pleased to announce ​the second annual Colive Fukuoka 2024, hosted by Fukuoka city. Scheduled from ​October 1 to October 31, 2024, this month-long celebration will bring together over 200 ​digital nomads and startup companies from around the world, making it among the largest ​events of its kind in Asia.

Themed “Co-create and celebrate a global community in Asia,” Colive Fukuoka 2024 aims ​to foster diverse innovation and collaboration. The main week, from October 22 to 31, will ​feature a series of high-profile events including “COLIVE FUKUOKA2024 World Nomad ​Conference”. Highlighting the week, renowned tidying consultant Marie Kondo will deliver ​a keynote session on October 23, sharing her insights on creating a lifestyle that sparks ​joy.

Pre-registration (free) is required to participate in this program. After registering as a ​member, sign ups and payments for each event you wish to attend are required(e.g., ​purchasing a Green Pass is necessary for attending events held from October 23-25). ​Early bird discount (30% OFF) is available to purchase the package plan until July 31.

About Colive Fukuoka

  • Date: October 1 (Tuesday) to October 31 (Thursday), 2024
  • Main Week: October 22 (Tuesday) to October 31 (Thursday), 2024
  • Location: Various locations throughout Fukuoka City and Kyushu
  • Details and Registration: (Free registration)
  • Organizers: Fukuoka City / Planning and Operation by yugyo Inc.
  • Partner Companies and Organizations: Nomad University, Japan Digital Nomad ​Association, Japan Workation Association, RoccaN Inc., ELENTO LLC

Key Events (Main Week: Oct 22-31) :

  • Softlanding (Oct 21-23): Hosted by Manabu Community Hub and Fukuoka Startup ​Collective (FSCO), this global startup event offers a comprehensive soft-landing ​program for entrepreneurs aiming to enter the Japanese or Asian markets. ​Participants will explore top startup ecosystems and gain valuable insights.

For more details:

  • COLIVE FUKUOKA2024 World Nomad Conference (Oct 23-25): This conference ​brings together top leaders from co-living spaces, coworking communities, startups, ​and digital nomad networks to discuss the latest trends and share valuable insights.
    • Digital Nomad Summit 2024 (Oct 24-25): Organized by the Japan Digital Nomad ​Association, this summit focuses on knowledge sharing and networking within the ​digital nomad market.
  • Synapus Festival (Oct 26-27): A unique experiential music festival on Noko Island, ​organized by ROCCAN Inc. This festival serves as a cultural bridge between Asia and ​the world, blending Japanese, Asian, and global cultures through music, art, food, and ​wellness.
  • Halloween Party (October 31)

Participants will also enjoy cultural experiences, local tours, and community-building ​events throughout the month, providing an immersive experience of life in Fukuoka and ​Kyushu.


  • Special talk session

Marie Kondo, who was selected as one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People ​in the World," is going to speak at the conference as a special guest. For digital nomads ​who travel frequently, efficient packing skills are crucial. By sharing her perspective on ​"The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," She will provide new insights into the digital ​nomad lifestyle.

Marie Kondo: Tidying consultant

Marie Kondo has authored nine books in Japanese on tidying ​and organization. Her first book "The Life-Changing Magic of ​Tidying Up" has been translated into 44 languages, which ​collectively have sold more than 14 million copies worldwide. ​In 2015, she was also listed as one of Time Magazine's 100 ​most influential people. Her first television show, "Tidying Up ​With Marie Kondo" was Netflix's #1 non-fiction release in ​2019 and earned 2 Emmys nominations. In 2022, her second ​television show "Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo" earned the

Daytime Emmys Awards.Marie continues to share her perspective and ideas of “tidying ​up and living with what sparks joy” while raising her three children with her husband.

About the Special talk session

  • Date and Time: October 23(Wednesday), 2024, from 2:00 PM
  • Venue: Ohori Park Nohgakudo, Fukuoka City
  • Registration: Conference participation is required. Please register as a Colive ​Fukuoka member and purchase a conference ticket (such as the Green Pass).
  • Language: English
  • Featured Speakers

Registration and Discounts:

Registration for Colive Fukuoka 2024 is free. We offer 3-day, 10-day, and 30-day passes ​for better value, with a further Early Bird discount of 30% off until the end of July. Visit ​ for more details and to register.

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Artist profile (Keyvisual):


WOK22, a dynamic graphic designer and painter ​originally from Nagoya - currently residing in ​Fukuoka, is making waves in the art world with ​his distinctive blend of graphic design and live ​painting. His works often feature his favorite ​motifs—clouds and octopus arms—reflecting a ​pop yet dark vision of reality and imagination. ​Notable achievements include creating artwork ​for the STUSSY Tee Fukuoka/Kyushu limited

edition in 2015 and a massive 10-meter wide painting at SOLARIA PLAZA Fukuoka in ​2017. Internationally active, WOK22 has exhibited and collaborated in Taiwan, Korea, ​Thailand, and Manila.

Event Schedule Highlights:

  • October 1: Welcome Party
  • October 6: Japanese sake brewery tour with BBQ
  • October 12: Zen meditation experience
  • October 15: Street Yatai Night
  • October 22-31: Main Week
    • October 21-23: Global Startup Event “Softlanding
    • October 23-25: COLIVE FUKUOKA2024 World Nomad Conference
      • Digital Nomad Summit 2024
    • October 26-27: Synapus Festival
  • October 31: Halloween Party

For more information and the latest updates, please visit the official website.

Speakers Opportunities Information:

Colive Fukuoka 2024 welcomes voluntary workshops, skill-sharing , and promotional ​events by participants during the main week and throughout the month.

Application Form:​5xLrvt89XRvpA/viewform

Sponsorship Opportunities Information:

Colive Fukuoka 2024 presents exciting sponsorship opportunities for corporations. To ​explore partnership prospects and benefits, learn more at: ​​fukuoka-2024-tap-into-the-booming-digital-nomad-8dcbf61fc9ce

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About yugyo Inc.: yugyo Inc. is Japan’s first marketing firm specializing in the digital ​nomad market. By attracting digital nomads to Japan, we aim to create new economic and ​social impacts in various regions through innovative projects. Learn more at ​

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