To select a logo design that embodies Hiroshima’s brand concept; Hiroshima is resolute about bringing positive changes through the hosting of meetings and conventions in the city of peace, featuring orizuru (folded paper crane), which is well-known symbol of Hiroshima.
Hiroshima commits to resolve issues meeting planners may have in choosing the destination for their upcoming conference, planning, promoting and facilitating conferences and Hiroshima provides support to meeting and event planners to help them achieve successful outcomes as well.
Hiroshima CVB has just started a new subsidy program for international conference/congress. Based on the new program, the HCVB will provide a subsidy up to 3,000,000 JPY (approx. 27,200 USD) which shall not exceed 20 % of the expenses subject to support.
New Location -Hiroshima Convention Hall
Hiroshima Convention Hall is conveniently located in front of JR Hiroshima Station, the main hub station of Hiroshima city. Its location is one of the biggest advantages, offering easy and convenient access to all the participants not only from Japan, but also from overseas. This facility also presents unique opportunities for event organizers of conferences, annual meetings and symposia, as well as those for exhibitions and trade shows.
Hiroshima Convention Hall has two halls with 700 sq. m. each.
One with 722-square-meter can be divided into two halls, enabling to accommodate small- to mid-size academic conferences, symposia and public forums. When used as one big hall, it can hold 704 seats for theatre-style set up, and up to 420 for classroom-style set up.
The other 710-square-meter hall can be set into three halls. It can have 704 seats for theatre-style set up, and up to 390 seats in classroom style. In addition to those halls, there are 9 medium and small sized rooms which are suitable for small gatherings, seminars and meetings.