Japan Convention Bureau Japan National Tourism Organization Meet Japan Special Issue

MEET JAPAN 2013 - Hosted Buyers Program
February 28 March 7, 2013

For international convention decision makers who are considering Japan as a site for their events, February 28 - March 7, 2013 are dates to save. To promote Japan as an international convention destination, JNTO is pleased to introduce the "Meet Japan" Hosted Buyers Program. The 2013 program and application information are outlined below. If you are planning to hold an international convention in Japan in the near future, this program is highly recommended for you. It offers the opportunity to visit Japan's beautiful regional cities, and to appreciate their superb convention and tourist amenities. You'll learn first-hand about the warm hospitality and unique charm of each of Japan's diverse convention cities.

Participant Qualifications 1. President, general secretary, or a member of the site selection committee of an international organization.
2. An international organization which has a Japanese branch or members who are actively seeking to hold the event in Japan.
3. The planned conference will host over 200 attendees.
Package Includes business class round-trip air fare to Japan, transportation, accommodations (six nights), and meals during the program.
*Not Included: Airport taxes, meals not specified, and items of a personal nature.
Itinerary Feb. 28 (Thu): Departure from your country.
Mar. 1 (Fri): Arrival in Japan. You will be transferred to Tokyo.
Mar. 2 - Mar. 5 (Sat-Tue): Inspection tours visiting regional international convention cities.
Mar. 6 (Wed): Japan Convention Trade Mart (Consultations with cities), with Dinner Reception.
Mar. 7 (Thu): Departure from Japan.
Application Deadline December 14, 2012

If you are interested in participating in the program, please download an application form by clicking on one of the buttons below, and submit your completed application to the corresponding JNTO office in your region.
For applicants from Europe,
please contact:
For applicants from North and South America, please contact: For applicants from other regions,
please contact:
Mr. Chad Shiver, Convention Manager
Japan Convention Bureau, London Office
5th floor, 12/13 Nicholas Lane, London, EC4N 7BN, United Kingdom
Phone: +44-20-7283-2130
Fax: +44-20-7626-0224
E-mail: chad@jnto.co.uk

Mr. Gil Cardon, Convention Manager
Japan Convention Bureau, New York Office
11 West 42nd Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10036, USA
Phone: +1-212-757-5641
Fax: +1-212-307-6754
E-mail: cardon@jntonyc.org
Ms. Etsuko Kawasaki, Convention Manager Japan Convention Bureau
2-10-1, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0006, JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-3216-2905
Fax: +81-3-3216-1978
E-mail: meetjpn@jnto.go.jp
Japan Convention Bureau
Jaoan. Endless Discovery.
Mr. Gil Cardon, Convention Manager
Japan National Tourism Organization
11 West 42nd Street, 19th floor
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 212-757-5641, ext. 21
Fax: 212-307-6754
Email: cardon@jntonyc.org
Website: www.japantravelinfo.com

The JNTO Newsletter is published as a complimentary service to our valued partners in the travel and convention sectors. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the official view of JNTO. While every sincere effort is made to ensure accuracy, readers should confirm prices and schedule information directly with the relevant organizers. All information is subject to change without notice. Neither JNTO nor any holder of copyright to the information shall be held responsible in any way whatsoever for any loss or misunderstanding, either direct or indirect, that is incurred as a result of utilizing the information.
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