- Why Ibaraki
1.One-Stop Service for Conferences!
When holding MICE in Ibaraki, we will be your one-stop service for any consultation about appropriate convention facilities, accommodation facilities, excursion courses and attraction menu, or any other related concerns.
In addition, we provide a subsidy up to 2.5 million yen when holding a convention in Tsukuba city, up to 110,000 yen when holding in Mito city, we will provide detailed support according to your request.
2. Located close to the metropolitan area, easy access!
By taking "Tsukuba Express Rapid" from Tsukuba station, you can travel to Akihabara station in
45 minutes. From Mito station, "Joban Line Limited Express Hitachi" takes you to Tokyo station
for as quick as 65 minutes.
To Tsukuba · Mito, you can easily arrive from Narita Airport and Haneda Airport by express bus, or, from Ibaraki International Airport, which has scheduled domestic and international flights.
|Departure/Arrival||Tsukuba Center Arrival||JR Mito Station Arrival|
|Ibaraki Airport Departure||About 60 minutes||About 40 minutes|
|Narita Airport Departure||About 55 minutes||About 120 minutes|
|Haneda airport Departure||About 120 minutes||About 130 minutes|
3. Convention facilities are of reasonable price!
The most representative venue, "Tsukuba International Congress Center" of Ibaraki costs about 1.7 million yen even if renting the entire building for a day (9: 00-21: 00).
|Name of facility||Capacity
|All day charge
|All day charge/m2
|Tsukuba International Congress Center||Main Convention Hall||1,258||1,465||357,120||428,500||243||292|
|Makuhari Messe||International Convention Center,
|Tokyo International Forum||Hall B 7||1,200||1,400||1,965,600||2,358,720||1,404||1,685|
|Pacifico Yokohama||Conference Center Main Hall||1,004||1,323||1,840,320||1,391|
|Conference Center 301`304||1,392||1,366||1,699,920||1,244|
|Annex Hall F201~206||1,312||1,350||576,720||427|
iSource: data collected from the official homepage of each facilityj
4. Many past conference hosted here, great reliability and reputation!
- May 2016,
- G7 Science and Technology Ministers Meeting in Tsukuba, Ibaraki
- September 2018,
- 30th International Informatics Olympiad (IOI)
- October 2018,
- 17th World Lake Conference (WLC)
- June 2019,
- G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy in Tsukuba, Ibaraki(planned)
5. Abundant tourism resources, research and educational institutions, ideal for excursions!
Many Japanfs most representative sightseeing spots are located within the prefecture. "Kairakuen (Mito city)", "Fukuroda falls (Daigo Town)", "Mt. Tsukuba (Tsukuba city)", "Hitachi Seaside Park (Hitachinaka city)", "Ushiku Daibutsu (Ushiku city) ", etc. It is possible to arrange visits to about 50 locations of research institutes located in Tsukuba Science City. You can plan for various form of excursions that are fitting to your needs.