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Oita, Beppu

Oita, Beppu

With Beppu and Yufuin heading a long list of hot springs areas, Oita Prefecture is the most popular hot springs region in Japan. The city of Oita has had the feel of an international frontier since the days of Otomo Sorin, an early adopter of Western cultures. High numbers of exchange students and international tourists in recent years have increased Oita’s recognition as a city of international tourism and hot springs culture. The city has earned a solid reputation for hosting national and international conventions.
Holding your convention in Oita will surely satisfy both organizers and participants.


Oita Airport→Downtown Oita City:Approx. 60 min. by airport bus
Oita Airport→Downtown Beppu City:Approx. 45 min. by airport bus

Venues overview

  Facility Rooms
Hotel 150 0
Ryokan 450 0
Total 600 0


Tourism Oita

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Yufuin Hot Springs
Yufuin Hot Springs
jigoku Steaming Workshop KANNAWA
jigoku Steaming Workshop KANNAWA

Oita Prefecture’s abundant nature, superb cuisine and profound historical heritage set the stage for remarkable memories. The healing power and passion of Oita gives an extra edge to conventions held here. The hot springs, history and culture are not to be missed.

  • Hot springs
    Take a relaxing soak in Oita, one of the world’s greatest sources of water with the highest volume of hot springs water in Japan. Beppu, Yufuin, Nagayu and Hita are but a few of the countless hot springs in the area.
  • Hands-on experiences
    Oita offers unique hands-on experiences such as Beppu jigokumushiryori (dishes steamed by heat from natural vents) and bamboo craftwork.

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
Providing maps/guidebooks for participants English
Arranging shuttle buses
Providing convention bags
Hospitality Welcome posters and digital signage
Welcome message by the head of the local government
Providing discount tickets to tourist facilities
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 -