Hope to be a GWA winner (or just love IPRA)

This year you can come and collect your prize in Tokyo

The IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence awards ceremony and Gala dinner is planned to take place in October in Tokyo, Japan. The dinner is open to all GWA winners, IPRA members and friends.

We are monitoring the health situation for Tokyo both with respect to local rules and international travel. We will provide a situation report nearer to the time of the Gala.

Dates and tickets for the wonderful event will be available on this webpage from May 2022.

Venue for the GWA Gala

The Gala will be held at a City centre hotel. Details will follow.

Where to stay: Official Hotel of the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence 2022

The Gala venue hotel will be the Official Hotel of the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence 2022. We are negotiating a special IPRA rate and will advise details on this webpage in May 2022.

Dress Code

The Dress Code for the GWA Gala Dinner is smart formal or national dress. Please be glamorous but evening dress is not required!

Flights and transport

Tokyo is well served by international flights from all over the world.


Visitors from many countries do not need visas. Full information on visa requirements is here.


The local currency is the Yen.


The climate in Tokyo in October is a pleasant 18°C often with clear skies and before the winter weather sets in.


There is lots and lots to do. The tourist office is here.


Our local hosts and sponsors are Sunny Side Up.