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Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau

Location

Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Contact

81 75 212 4140

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What we do

We provide support for meeting organizers so that they can plan and convene meetings in Kyoto with confidence. Our mission is to provide one-stop-service as a hub organization linking all stakeholders affiliated with the meetings industry in Kyoto.

4 Reasons Why Kyoto is an Excellent Destination for Meetings & Events

Why is Kyoto perfect for meetings? Here are 4 reasons:

Reason①
Kyoto: A Harmony of Tradition and Innovation
With over 1200 years of history, Kyoto boasts wonderful historic scenery along with traditional architecture and beautiful nature. At the same time, Kyoto is a city of learning and creation with cutting edge universities, research institutions and companies. This harmony of preserving tradition while continually innovating is a uniquely attractive feature of Kyoto.

Reason②
Kyoto: The Cultural Capital of Japan and World-class Tourism Destination
Kyoto has 17 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites and over 2,000 temples and shrines.
Additionally, Kyoto received the honor of being rated as “The World’s Best City” in the “WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2014” & “WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2015” reader’s poll of “Travel + Leisure”, one of the world’s most influential travel magazines. Readers gave such reasons as “Kyoto is the most wonderful place on Earth for cultural and beauty” and “the experience is magical.”

Reason③
Kyoto: Global MICE Strategic City
Kyoto was selected by the Japanese government in 2013 to be a “Global MICE Strategic City”. The purpose of this program is to improve and grow the meetings industry capability of key leading cities in Japan. Kyoto has various support systems and meetings industry knowhow that are among the best in the world.
In addition, the Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau is a member of ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association), the top international organization for promotion of the meetings industry. KCVB staff have acquired important knowledge through working with ICCA and are here to provide all forms of necessarily support for meetings, taking advantage of our various support systems.

Reason④
Kyoto: City of “Omotenashi” (Hospitality)
The history of harmony that has been built up in Kyoto over the centuries has created a culture of hospitality that can be experienced not only at meeting facilities and accommodations but also everywhere through the city. Kyoto City and the Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau have planned 191 projects to be undertaken in the time leading up to 2020 and further enhancing the hospitality of the citizens is one goal.

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Subsidies

Kyoto City Subsidy: Subsidy for holding Small-Scale MICE Events
Upper limit: ¥200,000

Kyoto City Subsidy: Subsidy for holding Medium-Scale MICE Events
Upper limit: ¥500,000

Kyoto City Subsidy: Subsidy for holding Large-Scale International Conventions
Upper limit: ¥10,000,000

Kyoto City Subsidy: Kyoto Culture Meetings & Events Subsidy
Upper limit: ¥300,000

Kyoto Prefecture Subsidy: Subsidy for holding International Conventions
Upper limit: \500,000

Kyoto Prefecture Subsidy: Subsidy for holding Satellite Meetings etc.
Upper limit: \200,000

Kyoto Prefecure Subsidy: Subsidy for excursions
Upper limit: \200,000

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Our Services

Inquire to Multiple Meeting and Lodging Facilities Simultaneously
Introduction to Unique Reception Venues
Introduction of Companies
Organizer Inspection Support
Photo Support
Kyoto Culture for Meetings & Events Subsidy
Provision of Kyoto Tourist Guidebook and Sightseeing Map
Kyoto Convention Pass

And much more…
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< https://meetkyoto.jp/en/service/ >

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