With attractions like the Tokyo Disney Resort, the city of Urayasu certainly looks like a modern, cosmopolitan metropolis, but it also exhibits the feel of ancient Edo cultivated in its rivers and the ocean. With helicopter tours, parties on yakatabune (roofed pleasure boats) and other unique venues, and large-scale hot springs facilities and multipurpose commercial facilities, Urayasu has all the tourism resources to host a variety-filled event.
With its close proximity to Tokyo as well as to Narita and Haneda Airports and a projected 12,000 guestrooms by May 2019, this highly convenient city is a perfect place for conventions.
The Maihama area features Maihama Amphitheater over 14,000 ㎡, several hotels with conference halls over 2,000 ㎡ and is an optimal location for a convention area.
Narita International Airport→Urayasu City：Limousine bus (about 50 min.)
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)→Urayasu City：Limousine bus (about 30 min.)
1. Financial Assistance for Conventions
Several types of financial assistance are available for MICE.
1. Chiba prefectural subsidy program for international conferences
Japan’s largest subsidy program for international conferences (Maximum: 20 million yen; the prefecture offers up to 10 million yen, and the total can reach up to 20 million yen with subsidies from municipalities)
Events must attract participants from at least 5 countries and last at least 3 days, and must not have a finalized venue, must not be sponsored by national or municipal governments, and must not have political, religious or profit-seeking objectives
2. Chiba municipal subsidy program for international conferences and large-scale conventions
3. Narita municipal subsidy program for conventions
4. Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center grant program for convention hosting
5. Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center reserve fund loan program for convention hosting
6. Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center support program for incentive tours, etc.
* Please contact CCB-IC for details.
2. Other Support Services
● Introductory information about each city (Languages: English, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean and others)
● Providing images and videos (DVDs) (Languages: English, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean and others)
● Arranging invitation letters for international headquarters, video letters from the governor of Chiba Prefecture
● Providing image data for facilities and tourist attractions in Chiba Prefecture
● Introducing PCOs, travel agencies
● Suggesting traditional performing arts (Japanese taiko drums, Noh theater, koto performances) and attractions
● Arranging volunteers
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