MGM, Melco, Shochiku sketch their plans for entertainment potential of Japan IRs Inside Asian Gaming · June 20, 2019 at 12:04 am The 3rd IR Study Session organized by the Japanese IR Association was held at the first meeting hall of the House of Representatives in Tokyo on Wednesday. The study session is a program for house members and local governments who are actively seeking an IR bid. The venue was much bigger than the previous iteration and it was observed that even more participants had come to listen intently to the information being given. There were presentations given by MGM Resorts VP Amy Chai, Melco Resorts EVP and Chief Marketing and Brand Officer Frederic Winckler, and Shochiku Co., Ltd Managing Director Tetsuya Okazaki. Each spoke about potential entertainment concepts for a Japanese IR.