1. Excellent Accessibility

Getting to Yokohama from anywhere in the world is easy from two major international airports, Tokyo International Airport (Haneda), and Narita International Airport.
In addition, Yokohama is a perfect base for traveling within Japan. Located in the center of Japan’s main island, Yokohama is a convenient gateway to other cities, like Tokyo, Kamakura, Mt Fuji, and Kyoto for more than 34 million yearly tourist visitors to this city.

2. All-in-One Convention Area & Venue

2. All-in-One Convention Area & Venue

Many organizers who had held international conferences in Yokohama introduced that this city has an ideal compact convention area. Yokohama has PACIFICO Yokohama: a world-class convention facility, great quantities of hotels which are within walking distance from the venue, huge shopping complex, various kinds of restaurants, and refreshing seaside area with sea breeze.
Our environment will contribute to the success of your convention.

3. Outstanding Achievements

3. Outstanding Achievements

We have confidence in holding successful conventions, and this confidence is supported by our well proven track record. Yokohama has a strong track record for hosting international conventions and for helping organizers to achieve their meetings’ goals.
Complementing that assistance is enthusiastic support from local businesses and citizens, who pride themselves on making visitors feel at home in Yokohama.

4. Strong Support from the Host City

4. Strong Support from the Host City

Not only our practical venues and a track record, but also we have strong support from the host city. The city of Yokohama will offer financial support, “Yokohama City Large-Scale International Convention Promotion Subsidy” to your convention. (conditions apply)

5. Wonderful Tourism Opportunities

5. Wonderful Tourism Opportunities

Stroll through the expansive grounds and historic buildings of the Japanese garden, Sankeien. Explore a huge aquarium. Eat out in Chinatown. Take a brief side trip to Japanese medieval capital of Kamakura. Yokohama and its environs reward visitors with sightseeing opportunities for any kind of interest.

6. Safe Yokohama, Japan

6. Safe Yokohama, Japan

Japan has a well-earned reputation for being safe for visitors and local residents alike. Crime rates in all categories are astonishingly low in comparison with other nations, including incidents involving foreign visitors. 
Yokohama is also well prepared for natural disasters. Earthquakes and extreme weather events are unforeseeable, but the emergency services here are trained to deal with every eventuality and travel companies and organizations are prepared to step in with assistance.
Convention facilities, hotels and infrastructure in Minato Mirai, Yokohama’s primary convention district, incorporate state-of-the-art designs to mitigate the impact of any natural disaster.

7. New developments

7. New developments

Yokohama continues to build upon its world-class business events facilities. No fewer than seven major hotels are scheduled to open in the city by the spring of 2022, ranging from the largest hotel in Japan - with more than 2,300 rooms - to international brand properties such as Westin Hotels & Resorts.
PACIFICO Yokohama North will open in April 2020, significantly enhancing the PACIFICO Yokohama’s capabilities, while a selection of new event venues are also due to open in the near future, including the PIA Music Arena and the K Arena and Music Park, which will bring together an arena, hotel and exhibition facilities.

8. Sustainable Yokohama

8. Sustainable Yokohama

A city that prides itself on its clean air, water and green spaces, Yokohama continues to strive to become the world’s foremost green smart city.

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