Tokyo MICE Hubs



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Affluent City

Tokyo Waterfront Area is the ideal place to hold business events in a compact manner. A great location with excellent access from both Haneda and Narita airports, this area also has a high concentration of various facilities, including hotels, commercial facilities, and even the biggest exhibition center in Japan - Tokyo Big Sight. The Waterfront Area attracts many visitors from both within Japan and throughout the world. The surrounding ocean gives an open feel, and the splendid view commanding the Tokyo Gate Bridge or Tokyo Sky Tree® makes this location a leading base for business events and international tourism. Furthermore, disaster-resistant urban infrastructure was designed to ensure that this area is safe and secure.

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Convention Facilities

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(Approx. 17,734 m2)

The convention facilities in the area include one of the largest convention centers in Japan. It hosts trade fairs and related business meetings, etc. throughout the year, attracting a large number of visitors from around the world.

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Organizers have access to a wide range of accomodations, from high-end hotels to business hotels, according to their needs or budget. These accommodations allow guests to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere (or a space where they can forget daily stresses), as if they were in a resort area, while staying in the center of Tokyo. The large number of accommodation options is one of the most appealing points of this area.

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Banquet Halls

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With open space surrounded by the sea, this area commands exquisite views, including a night view of Tokyo that was selected as one of the 100 best urban landscapes in Japan. This location allows visitors to experience special moments at gala dinners and many other events. Commercial facilities in the area offer shopping as well as parties at large restaurants intended for groups.

Main Facilities

Tokyo Big Sight
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba
Hilton Tokyo Odaiba
Ooedo-onsen Monogatari
Madame Tussauds Tokyo

Waterfront Case Study

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Welcome for educational trip

Meeting Incentive

In August 2017, TCVB organized to educational trip for Meeting Planners (MPs) from Asia. Through inspections of hotels, a visit to Fuji Television Network, Inc., Tokyo's environment work, unique venues, and cultural experiences. TCVB showcased the Tokyo waterfront area's appeal to the MPs as a new suggested venue for MICE. This tour was also a trial that served as a foothold for establishing a MICE resort in Tokyo. The community of walterfront is welcome to inspection group to introduce full of tresure of MICE contents.

Related facility

Grand Nikko Tokyo Diaba
Hilton Tokyo Odaiba
Fuji Television
Ooedo-onsen Monogatari
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Science Centre World Summit 2017 (SCWS2017)


From November 15 to 17, Science Centre World Summit 2017 (SCWS2017) was held for the first time in Asia at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
Science Centre World Summit (SCWS) is an international conference of science center networks and their partners held every three years.
The cooperation with industry, academia and government is essential to overcome diverse global issues and to build a prosperous future. At SCWS2017, people from a wide range of fields, including scientists and educators as well as policymakers, people from international organizations, various industries and representatives of civilian life discussed the new roles to be filled in society by science. They built a new cooperation framework aimed at implementing specific science programes.

Related facility

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
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Trade fair/international conference/event at Tokyo Big Sight


The Waterfront area is home to one of the largest exhibition centers in Japan. More than 300 events are held there per year, and over 1.5 million people are attending from aroud the world. Those events include not only B2B trade fairs such as the Tokyo Motor Show, which draws 770,000 visitors, Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF), International Robot Exhibition, and International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition, but also a large number of B2C fairs such as COMIC ART and Tourism Expo.

Related facility

Tokyo Big Sight

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