Market Activation

Concept Design is now heavily engaged in planning with multinationals, tourism and government agencies targeting Japan ahead of Osaka Expo 2025.

Our programs cover scenario planning, market strategy, campaign planning, along with brand conceptualization.

Contact us or book an online call to discuss your programs for social, branding, and media engagement across B2C / B2B for Awareness, Publicity, Lead & Demand Generation.

We Speak the Language of Business

Our consultative services empower companies with expanding operations — but without the matching internal resources — to achieve sustained competitive advantage.

Consultations & Executive Coaching

A paid 1-to-1 consultation for professionals, entrepreneurs and business leaders to discuss and receive advice on their most pressing challenges (B2C / B2B). [55 min.]

All sessions are led by Ed Thompson, Founder of Concept Design I/O.
A wider range of coaching workshops are available based on your specific requirements to improve organizational excellence.
Strategic Marketing Workshop | B2C / B2B
Professional Excellence Series


In today's rapidly evolving business and web environments, integrating AI-driven solutions can set your company apart and deliver a compelling competitive edge.

Our services cover a range of business and web solutions for semantic search, personalized marketing, customer service and sales forecasting.

Strategic Planning

We engage our clients in dialogue that relates to real-world business issues. Our mission is to strengthen initiatives through exceptional business planning.

Our ability to distill pragmatic scenarios, and execute programs to deliver required marketing results, is an asset for companies that need to move nimbly in a competitive marketplace.                      

Campaign Planning

We work with companies to ensure that the unique characteristics of their brands are structured to be fully understood and appreciated by target markets. 

Cohesive messaging is created to tie-in with the sales cycle and business goals, while increasing brand awareness and promoting customer loyalty.                      

Market Strategy

Consultations for strategy development begin with evaluation of a corporation's key business objectives.

In tandem with those objectives, the company's infrastructure (product cycle, sales methodology, technology infrastructure) is reviewed.

Next, we create a strategic market plan that is synchronized with short- and long-term business goals.

Process & Workflow Mapping

Our approach to client business understands that there are both internal and external marketing considerations for any major marketing initiative. 

Therefore, we also provide process and workflow frameworks that can strengthen and improve a firm’s marketing management.

Engaging key staff and team members with these planning tools allows them to consistently increase their capability to execute corporate and marketing strategies.

Product & Brand Conceptualization

Our team is skilled at developing product and brand concepts from the initial stages of Research, Positioning and final Concept Design.

We identify the attitudes and perceptions of Core Demographics and their impact for Alignment, Prioritization and the Unique Selling Proposition (USP). This allows us to clarify and define the key factors for Product Characteristics and the final Conceptualization.           

Symbols of the 1970 Osaka Expo
The “Tower of the Sun” is one the most prominent symbols of the 1970 Osaka World Exposition.  Designed by artist Okamoto Taro, it features the Golden Mask on top, the Face of the Sun on front, the Black Sun on back, and the Underground Sun in the hall below.