The city of Chiba is conveniently located just 30 minutes from central Tokyo and both Narita and Haneda Airports, and is an ideal location for conventions, with Makuhari Messe—Japan’s top convention complex—and a wealth of other lodging, commercial and convention facilities in its Makuhari area.
The city boasts Japan’s longest man-made beach as well as verdant metropolitan parks and foothill villages, providing a balance between the sea and greenery that reminds visitors of the proximity and abundance of nature.
CCB-IC is proud to introduce a wide variety of unique venues for unforgettable events, from parties in the sky on the Chiba Urban Monorail—the world’s longest suspended monorail system—to receptions in the highly sophisticated, neo-Renaissance atmosphere of Sayado Hall at the Chiba City Museum of Art.
Narita International Airport→Chiba City：Limousine bus (about 30 min.)
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)→Chiba City：Limousine bus (about 40 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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