Located in the center of Japan and the western part of Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya was created in 1610 when Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), the first Tokugawa shogun, relocated the entire city of Kiyosu. The city has long functioned as a hub of manufacturing, and is still the heart of traditional industries such as ceramics and weaving, as well as of the automotive, aerospace, robotics and other advanced industries. The city also boasts distinct historical and cultural traditions, from its castle and museums that still emanate the feel of samurai culture to the unique cuisine of Nagoya-meshi.
Chubu Centrair International Airport→Nagoya Station：Meitetsu μ-SKY (28 min.)
Tokyo Station→Nagoya Station：Shinkansen (1 hr. 34 min.)
Shin-Osaka Station→Nagoya Station：Shinkansen (48 min.)
1. Financial Assistance for MICE
Up to 10 million yen for a portion of event expenses for international conferences that satisfy certain requirements and are held within Nagoya city limits.
Interest-free loans of up to 5 million yen, provided to organizers 3 years in advance of conventions to be held within Nagoya city limits to serve as funds for preparation to support the smooth operation of the conventions.
• Subsidies for large-scale incentive tours, etc.
• Subsidies for promoting training/observation travel, etc.
* Please contact NCVB for details.
2. Other Support Services
• Introducing MICE facilities
• Introducing hotels and other lodging facilities
• Reception for preliminary visits to Nagoya
• Providing resources for creating written bids
NCVB provides information about Nagoya and other resources required to create written bids for hosting events in Nagoya. NCVB also arranges letters of invitation bearing the names of the mayor of Nagoya and the director of NCVB.
• Providing presentation tools
NCVB provides pamphlets, DVDs (Languages: English, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean), image data for PR and other resources for introducing Nagoya.
For event preparation
• Introducing businesses involved with MICE
NCVB introduces event operators, catering companies, and other companies involved in exhibitions and other events.
• Introducing plans for excursions, receptions, etc.
• Support for PR activities
NCVB posts notifications on its website and distributes flyers for open lectures and other events to relevant organizations in Nagoya.
• Arranging Nagoya convention volunteers
In response to applications from event organizers, NCVB arranges volunteers to provide help for registration, event information and other tasks.
• Arranging tour guide interpreters
NCVB arranges tour guide interpreters to provide tourism information on bus tour excursions to foreign participants of international conferences.
• Providing tourism/transportation information
NCVB provides tourism information pamphlets (Languages: English, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai) and discount tickets to major tourism and cultural facilities. NCVB also sets up information booths at event venues, introduces tourism facilities in the city, and provides information about transportation, Nagoya cuisine and souvenirs, and more.
Sushi-making experience at a Japanese restaurant
Traditional geigi (geisha) of Nagoya mimicking the golden shachihoko statues of Nagoya Castle
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