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okyo International Airport (Haneda)→Naha Airport:About 2 hr. 30 min.
Itami Airport→Naha Airport:About 2 hr.

SUPPORT MEASURES

* Below are the main types of support available in FY 2017; the content of support is subject to change or removal in subsequent years.
1. Subsidies for meetings and conventions
(i) For convention expenses
Requirements:
(a) Conventions that draw at least 100 participants from outside Okinawa Prefecture and last at least 2 days
(b) The host city must be undecided at the time of application
Amount: Up to 10 million yen according to the number of participants
(ii) For charter buses and other transportation for conventions
Requirements:
Conventions that draw at least 50 participants, or at least 30 foreign participants
Amounts:
(a) Up to 900,000 yen (30,000 yen/bus, depends on the number of participants) for chartered buses
(b) Up to 100,000 yen (10,000 yen/taxi) for jumbo taxis
2. Subsidies for incentive tours
(i) Support for incentive tours
Requirements:
(a) Each flight must carry at least 100 nonresidents of Okinawa Prefecture and result in at least 2 hotel-room nights per participant, or carry at least 30 foreign participants and result in at least 3 hotel-room nights per participant
(b) The itinerary must include awards ceremonies, private parties, corporate meetings/training, teambuilding exercises or other private corporate events
(c) The incentive tours must be carried out within the target period Amount: Up to 1.5 million yen (3,000 yen/participant)
(ii) Support for incentive tour transit/international charter flights
Requirements:
(a) For countries in the priority market (South Korea, China, etc.), at least 50 participants and at least 3 hotel-room nights per participant (including at least 1 hotel-room night on a remote island)
(b) For countries in the strategic/new development market (Thailand, Singapore, etc.), at least 30 participants and at least 3 hotel-room nights
(c) The transit/flights must be carried out within the target period Amount: 5,000-20,000 yen/participant for up to 100 participants (amounts depend on travel itineraries)
3. Physical support for meetings, incentive tours and conventions
(i) Arranging performances and attractions
(ii) Airport welcomes
(iii) Appearances of Miss Okinawa
(iv) Setting up Ryukyu clothing experience booths or awamori liquor-tasting booths
(v) Providing convention bags (for meetings and conventions only)
*The content of support depends on the number of participants.
Requirements:
(i) Conventions: At least 50 participants who are nonresidents of Okinawa Prefecture, or at least 30 foreign participants
(ii) Incentive trips:
(a) At least 50 participants who are nonresidents of Okinawa Prefecture (at least 30 participants if their point of origin is not Haneda, Kansai, Kobe or Itami Airport), or at least 30 foreign participants
(b) The itinerary must include awards ceremonies, private parties, corporate meetings/training, teambuilding exercises or other private corporate events

For details:
Okinawa MICE Navigation
http://mice.okinawastory.jp/en

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Sango coral seedling experience

Sango coral-dyeing experience

Okinawa offers marine activities and various hands-on experiences for guests to enjoy. These experiences deliver fun as well as value that can only be found in Okinawa.

  • Sango coral seedling experience
    Take in the beautiful views of the seas of Okinawa while learning about the ecosystems and present state of sango coral and how to better protect it.
  • Sango coral-dyeing experience
    Have an original Okinawa sango-dyeing experience by dyeing T-shirts, wrapping cloths, tote bags and other linens with fossilized coral imprints.

CONTACT

Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau

〒901-0152, Japan 2F Okinawa Industrial Support Center, 1831-1 Oroku, Naha, Okinawa See the map
+81-98-859-6123
+81-98-859-6222
http://mice.okinawastory.jp/en/

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