City Details

ACCESS

Narita International Airport→Chiba City:Approx. 30 min. by limousine bus
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)→Chiba City:Approx. 40 min. by limousine bus

CONTACT

Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center (CCB-IC)

〒261-7114, Japan 14F WBG Marive East, 2-6 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba See the map
+81-43-297-2751
+81-43-297-2753
http://www.ccb.or.jp/mice/e/
request@ccb.or.jp

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Mihama-en Japanese Garden

  • A Japanese, strolling garden around a pond within Makuhari Kaihin Park to fully enjoy the natural beauty of scenery that changes with season. You can also have Japanese powdered green tea at Shoraitei, a sukiya-style teahouse in the garden, built using Kitayama Japanese cedar from Kyoto. Located within walking distance of Makuhari Messe, the garden is available as a unique venue and a place to experience Japanese culture.

Recent Trends in Regional Industry and
Research in Chiba

Medicine: Radiology and Cancer Treatment

In addition to National Cancer Center and the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Chiba has many university facilities focusing on medicine, including those of Chiba University, Toho and the University of Tokyo Kashiwa Campus.
Chibadai Inohana Innovation Plaza, a center for innovative medical projects involving collaboration between industry and academia, has attracted many companies.
Chiba University Science Park Center (CSPC) provides another forum for industry-academia collaboration. Focussing on medical engineering, CSPC matches university research seeds with companies’ technical needs.

Robotics

Chiba has formulated a Science City Strategy to publicize its science and technology capabilities.
World-class robotics research is being conducted in the region, notably at Chiba University, the Chiba Institute of Technology (CIT), the Nihon University Funabashi Campus, and the University of Tokyo Kashiwa Campus.
Together with medical engineering, robotics is another field of focus for CSPC, where joint industry-academia initiatives are under way.
Impressive research is being conducted on field robots such as disaster response robots and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and CIT is leading initiatives in satellite and space engineering. CIT is a pioneer in these fields and has several faculties and research centers devoted to robotics, including the Department of Advanced Robotics, the Future Robotics Technology Center, and the Planetary Exploration Research Center.

Logistics

Many logistics centers are located in Chiba, together with corporate offices including the headquarters of Aeon, one of Japan’s largest retailers.
Taking advantage of its proximity to both airports and ports, Chiba attracts companies by publicizing itself as “the closest city to the world”.
The Chiba Industry Advancement Center works toward infrastructure development and deregulation with a view to creating a logistics industry cluster in the region.

Support Programs for Convention

Support for bidding process
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
Site inspectionArranging an inspection trip for site selection English
Support for hosting/preparation
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
PRSupport for encouraging participation in the event English
Supporting other PR activities English
Conference and event preparationProviding information on PCOs, travel agencies and event management companies English
Providing information on reception venues (including unique venues) English
Providing information on related programs (local attractions, traditional performing arts, post-convention programs, sightseeing and hands-on experiences with Japanese culture for persons accompanying conference participants) English
Providing tourism information English
Requesting nominal support English
Coordinating with relevant organizations English
Conference and event operationArranging reception venues (including unique venues) English
Arranging volunteers Supports 32 languages
Setting up an information desk English, Chinese, Korean
Providing maps/guidebooks for participants English
Arranging shuttle buses
Providing convention bags English
HospitalityWelcome posters and digital signage English, Chinese, Korean
Welcome message by the head of the local government English
Providing discount tickets to tourist facilities
Providing discounts on public transportation
Dispatching tourism ambassadors English
Related programsMaking arrangements for attractions and traditional performing arts English
Making arrangements for post-convention programs English
Making arrangements for sightseeing and hands-on experiences of Japanese culture for persons accompanying conference participants English, Chinese, Korean
Arranging tour interpreters and guides

Support Programs for Incentive Travel

Support for Promoting Incentive Travel
Type of Support Availability
Site inspection support (provision of accommodation, food, tourist activities)
Creation of draft proposals, providing information
Support During Incentive Travel
Type of Support information
Accommodation
Airport transfer services
Welcome banners
Chartered transport (e.g. coaches)
Prepaid cards for public transport
Venues (MICE facilities, unique venues)
Event management services
Recruiting volunteers to assist at events
Excursions, technical visits etc.
Attractions, entertainment etc.
Experience programs
Local cuisine, traditional cuisine
Greeting at airport or station
Greeting or welcome letter from local government head
Travel brochures
Discount coupons
Giveaways

Venues

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