City Details

ACCESS

Narita International Airport→Niigata Airport:Approx. 60 min. by plane (domestic flight)
Chubu Centrair International Airport →Niigata Airport:Approx. 70 min. by plane (domestic flight)
Tokyo Station→Niigata Station:Approx. 2 hr. by bullet train (Joetsu Shinkansen)

Venues overview

Facility Rooms
Hotel 48 6,984
Ryokan 21 403
Total 69 7,387

CONTACT

Niigata Visitors & Convention Bureau

〒951-8062, Japan 4F Nishibori Rokubankan Bldg., 6-894-1 Nishiborimae-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata See the map
+81-25-223-8181
+81-25-223-9100
http://www.nvcb.or.jp/travelguide/en/
nvcb@nvcb.or.jp

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Program for Enjoying Performances of Niigata’s Furumachi Geigi (Geisha)

Grilling Your Own Rice Crackers at Niigata Senbei Okoku (Rice Cracker World)

  • Program for Enjoying Performances of Niigata’s Furumachi Geigi (Geisha)
    Watch traditional Japanese dance performances of Niigata Furumachi Geigi, who carry on 200-year-old traditions, at the former estate of a wealthy merchant and other historical buildings and enjoy traditional party games with them. You can also arrange geigi performances for your event. Subject to certain conditions, your event may qualify for the Omotenashi Subsidy that covers a half of expenses (up to 200,000 yen).
  • Grilling Your Own Rice Crackers at Niigata Senbei Okoku (Rice Cracker World)
    Niigata Prefecture is Japan’s largest producer of rice crackers. At Niigata Senbei Okoku you can watch rice crackers being made , learn about the manufacturing process and try making your original rice crackers.

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
Supporting other PR activities
Conference and event preparationProviding information on PCOs, travel agencies and event management companies
Providing information on reception venues (including unique venues)
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)
Providing tourism information English, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Requesting nominal support
Coordinating with relevant organizations
Conference and event operationArranging reception venues (including unique venues)
Arranging volunteers English
Setting up an information desk
Providing maps/guidebooks for participants English, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Arranging shuttle buses
Providing convention bags English
HospitalityWelcome posters and digital signage English
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
Making arrangements for post-convention programs
Making arrangements for sightseeing and hands-on experiences of Japanese culture for persons accompanying conference participants
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 -

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