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Hachioji

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Soothing City

Located approximately 40-minutes by train from central Tokyo, Hachioji is surrounded by the verdant greenery of Mt. Takao, a “three-star mountain” according to France's famous Michelin guide. Hachioji is also one of the best university towns in Japan, with over 100,000 students studying at 21 universities or other academic institutions. This area is also the focal point of advanced industry and cutting-edge technology. Hachioji Area is just the place to experience a new side of Tokyo, where you can hold your business event in stunning natural surroundings without ever leaving the city.

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Convention Facilities

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(Approx. 760 m2)

This area has a broad range of community facilities and traning and accommodation complexes, in addition to hotels and meeting facilities. There is also a training facility with a bathroom that accommodates multiple wheelchair users.

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Accommodations

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A large number of accommodation facilities are located within walking distance of JR Hachioji Station and Keio Hachioji Station, respectively. The area also has accommodation facilities for tourists climbing Mt. Takao, a popular sightseeing spot.

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Banquet Halls

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A total of 25 universities are located in Hachioji City. Partnering with the university consortium will permit organizers to hold conventions and receptions using hotels, meeting facilities, and university campuses in the city.

Main Facilities

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Hachioji Case Study

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International Conference

International conference

An international conference was held at a hotel in Hachioji. The staff worked on various ideas so that the participants could get a sense of the special atmosphere of Hachioji. For example, the staff wore traditional Happi coats to welcome the participants, and sent them on their way with the help of ladies dressed as Hachioji Geisha. The staff suggested Tokyo Kokeshi dolls, made in Hachioji, as a souvenir for the organizers. They also arranged a tour of the dolls’ production site to help further understanding of this traditional Hachioji industry. The view of Mt. Fuji at dusk was also greatly admired by the international participants.

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Keio Plaza Hotel Hachioji (Japanese Web site)

Other facilities in Hachioji City

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Bouldering World Cup (2 days)

Sports meeting

Hachioji was chosen as the venue for an international competition in bouldering, a sports climbing discipline that is listed among the sports for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Top climbers from all over the world gathered in Hachioji for this event. The organizers were successful in having Hachioji chosen to host this international competition, with participants from inside and outside the city, for the following year and onwards. Staff set up a tourist information booth and a souvenir stand selling items unique to Hachioji at the convention venue. The staff successfully publicized Hachioji to the domestic and international visitors to the convention. A party was also held in the arena, with Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo (a form of puppet theater) entertaining the participants.

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Esforta Arena Hachioji (Japanese Web site)
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Tour to Mt. Takao

FAM tour

Mt. Takao in Hachioji is a mountain that is 599 meters high. It is an ideal destination for short hikes because it can be climbed easily in half a day. There is a beer garden on top of the mountain, where visitors can enjoy viewing the sunset over drinks.

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Hachioji MICE Writer Article

Hachioji – The perfect place to learn, educate and meet
Hachioji

Hachioji – The perfect place to learn, educate and meet

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