Announcing LINE's Business Strategy Conference, "LINE CONFERENCE 2018"

2018.05.15 Corporate Announcement

TOKYO – May 15, 2018 – LINE CONFERENCE 2018, LINE Corporation's business strategy conference, will be held from 1 pm on June 28 at the Maihama Amphitheater (located in Urayasu, Chiba).

Since launching its LINE messaging app in June 2011, LINE has continued to pursue its corporate mission of "Closing the Distance" by seamlessly connecting people with others, information, content, and services – both offline and online – as close as they want anywhere they are, 24/7. The company continues to develop and expand on its services and businesses in pursuit of its "Smart Portal strategy" – the company's core business strategy for turning the LINE app into an all-encompassing gateway to people's lives.


At LINE CONFERENCE 2018, LINE will be making announcements on its core business of becoming a smart portal, its vision and growth strategy for the three sectors (FinTech, AI, and commerce) it has identified as targets for future strategic investments, and new businesses and services that it plans to launch in the future.


The event will be streamed live on LINE's own live-streaming service LINE LIVE as well as on Ustream.

LINE LIVE (Japanese): 

Ustream (English): 


* Note: The conference is open only to invitees and the press. Those who have not received an invitation code from a LINE Corporation representative will not be allowed to enter.