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Hamamatsu is located right at the center of Japan, features Shizuoka Prefecture's largest population with around 800,000 people, and is a government-designated city.
The alluring region boasts mild climate year-round, and a uniqe combination of beautiful nature and modern living. It is home to not only major world-famous companies Suzuki, Yamaha, Honda, Kawai, Hamamatsu Photonics, Roland, and FCC, but also a number of outstanding small-to-medium-sized companies and start-ups, making it Japan's industry capital. Moreover, the rich, breathtaking nature or Hamamatsu and Lake Hamana is the region's true appeal.


Chubu Centrair International Airport→Hamamatsu Station:120 min. by shuttle bus
Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport→Hamamatsu Station:60 min. by limousine tax
Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport→Hamamatsu Station:25 min. by shuttle bus +?45 min. by train(JR Tokaido Line)
Tokyo Station→Hamamatsu Station:90 min. by train (Tokaido Shinkansen)
Shin-Osaka Station→Hamamatsu Station:90 min. by train(Tokaido Shinkansen)

Venues overview

  Facility Rooms
Hotel 38 4,850
Ryokan 55 1,986
Total 93 6,836


Hamamatsu and Lake Hamana Tourism Bureau

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Kohoku-gozan (Five Temples North of Lake Hamana-ko)
Kohoku-gozan (Five Temples North of Lake Hamana-ko)
Industrial Tourism
Industrial Tourism
  • Kohoku-gozan(Five Temples North of Lake Hamana-ko)
    Visitors can experience traditional culture and stay the night at these five temples (Ryotan-ji Temple, Hoko-ji Temple, Shosan-horin-ji Temple, Makaya-ji Temple and Daifuku-ji Temple) designated as important cultural properties of Japan.
  • Industrial Tourism
    Visitors can tour various facilities and museums at world-renowned companies.

Support Programs for Convention

Support for bidding process
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
Site inspection Arranging an inspection trip for site selection
Support for hosting/preparation
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
PR Support for encouraging participation in the event
Supporting other PR activities
Conference and event preparation Providing 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
Requesting nominal support
Coordinating with relevant organizations
Conference and event operation Arranging reception venues (including unique venues)
Arranging volunteers
Setting up an information desk English
Providing maps/guidebooks for participants English
Arranging shuttle buses
Providing convention bags
Hospitality Welcome posters and digital signage English
Welcome message by the head of the local government
Providing discount tickets to tourist facilities English
Providing discounts on public transportation
Dispatching tourism ambassadors
Related programs Making 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 Availability
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 -