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Hiroshima is one of the most attractive MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention, and Event/Exhibition) cities, where more than 300 MICE events of varying scale are held every year.
In addition to good accessibility which is a must for a convention city, Hiroshima has a wide range of convention venues that can be used for many purposes. Centered around the International Conference Center Hiroshima in Peace Memorial Park, many hotels and convention venues are located within walking distance of each other, which makes it possible to host any kind of MICE events of any scale ranging from a conference with over 10,000 participants to a small-sized meeting.
The area boosts abundant tourist attractions including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites―the Itsukushima Shrine and the A-Bomb Dome. What makes Hiroshima even more attractive is its local dining―in particular, the oysters, okonomiyaki, and sake are famous all across Japan.
Located in Peace Memorial Park.
Contains conference rooms of various sizes, as well as Phoenix Hall, which accommodates 1,500 persons.
Equipped with simultaneous interpreter booths and Internet connections.
A 5-minute walk from Peace Memorial Park.
The same building contains Hiroshima City International Youth Hall as well as lodging facilities.
The Main Hall accommodates 1,200 persons.
3-minute walk from Peace Memorial Park.
Contains conference rooms as well as a hall accommodating 2,004 persons, Lodging facilities and restaurants also available.
Located near Kamiya-cho.、the city center, and directly connected to Shareo Underground Shopping Street.
Its large arena can accommodate 10,000 persons.
Located in close proximity to JR Hiroshima Station
Located in the city center.
Facing the Seto Inland Sea.
A garden party at the Hiroshima Museum of Art which possesses a collection of world-class Impressionist paintings.
(The museum building design was inspired by the Itsukushima Shrine and A-bomb Dome, ―one can almost feel the atmosphere of the two World Heritage Sites.)
A cruise party to enjoy the sight of the lit-up Itsukushima Shrine in the Seto Inland Sea.
Okonomiyaki, a kind of pancake with layered vegetables, noodles, sliced pork and a fried egg., is one of the most popular local dishes. It’s especially fun cooking okonomiyaki in a group.
Attending a tea ceremony at Shukkeien Garden, a traditional Japanese garden, is an ideal program for an incentive travel or for an accompanying person’s program.
At high tide, one can sail through the Otorii Gate of the Itsukushima Shrine.
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Hiroshima has over 100 hotels and Japanese ryokans with 15,000 rooms in total. Room rates are reasonable compared to other major cities in Japan. Convention venues in Hiroshima offer reasonable prices as well.
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Hiroshima, completely devastated by the atomic bombing on the 6th August, 1945, owes its recovery and present prosperity to support extended from all over the world. One could almost say that the people of Hiroshima show their hospitality as an expression of gratitude to the world.
Hiroshima citizens are known for their genuine friendliness and loyalty to their hometown. They extend a hearty welcome to visitors hoping that they have really a memorable time during their stay. Some English-speaking volunteers are available to assist international conference organizers by providing participants from abroad with local information on sightseeing, shopping, etc. International Conference Center Hiroshima, located just beside Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Peace Memorial Park, is an ideal venue for peaceful and significant international conferences.
Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to offer several free services including promoting MICE events using digital signage or dispatching Hiroshima Goodwill Ambassadors.
Regarding volunteer interpreter:Hiroshima International Center