About Welkam

In December 2004, two gaijin (foreigners), Roland Wels of Germany and Jan-Nicholas Kamke of Switzerland founded Welkam, Ltd. in Tokyo, their home of many years. Their mission: help companies introduce their products and services at events around the world, backed by 30 years of experience building display projects in over 20 countries.

The Welkam founders

International events bring people from different cultures together to share ideas and make connections. We try to help our clients express themselves, to make the whole experience more meaningful for everyone.

Nik Kamke Founding Director

Nik was born in 1968 in Luzern, Switzerland. He studied architecture in Zurich before joining a local trade show contractor in 1991. There he learned all the little fine details about display projects and soon became the second in command next to the owner.

He moved to Japan in 2001 to put his experience to work on international projects. Nik speaks German, English, Japanese and French.

Roland Wels Founding Director

Roland was born 1963 in Munich, Germany. He studied wood­working techniques and earned a degree in Engineering and a craftsmanship degree in Carpentry.

After several years as project manager in a well-known German shopfitting company, he moved to Japan in 1994 to work as a display contractor. Since then he worked on numerous display projects in Asia, Europe, the US, Brazil, South Africa, Australia and others. Roland speaks German, English and Japanese.

Company Stats

Twin Town Building 3F
2-14-7 Yutenji
Tokyo, Japan 153-0052
Tel: +81 3-6801-7517
Fax: +81 3-6801-7518

Main Business
Management and construction of display booths for events and exhibitions.

Yugengaisha (Private Limited Company)
Dec 2004

Sample Project

Jimtof 2016
Tokyo (Big Sight), Japan

Size: 90m2   Date: November 22, 2016

Kojichu, Welkam's Notebook of Ideas, Tips & Reports

Tips & Discoveries

Communication with visitors: When you look up the word „exhibition“ in a dictionary, you would find „reach for potential customers“ as an importat goal for trade shows. If you had ever walked through Japanese exhibition halls, you would know: Japanese booth assistants will...


We are hiring: Junior Project Manager (m/w): Starting date: As soon as possible With steady growth, the time has come to look for support to assist our Senior Project Managers in project management tasks.