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Niigata Visitors & Convention Bureau

Support Services

Support Provided by Niigata City

Monetary Support (subject to the Bureau budgeting limitations)
(1) Niigata City Convention Subsidy Programs
(2) Subsidy for Visits to Traditional Arts Attractions (Up to ½ Performance Expense; not to exceed 200,000 yen)
(Available only for: “international conventions” with at least 20 participants; or “countrywide” or “reginal” conventions with at least 50 participants from outside of the prefecture. Subsidy available only for attendance at traditional arts attractions within Niigata City.)
(3) Subsidy for Excursions (Up to ½ bus and water shuttle hiring fee; not to exceed 200,000 yen)
(Available only for: “international conventions” with at least 20 participants; or “national” or “reginal block” conventions with at least 50 participants from outside of the prefecture. Destinations must include at least one Niigata City sightseeing venue).

Advice and Help with Arrangements
Arrange for souvenir displays.
(1)Introduction to suitable venues
(2)Introduction to agents that will help organize a convention, with accommodations, with transportation, etc.
(3)Liaison with administrative organizations.
(4)Introduction to dealers who can display souvenirs
(5)Rental of name holders and other sundries.
(6)Write-up in Bureau’s magazine.
(7)Posting of welcome posters in City’s main shopping arcades, restaurants, hotels, etc. (where applicable; some conventions may be ineligible)
(8)Other appropriate help, in response to requests by convention hosts.

Posting of Welcome Signs (for conventions with more than 500 participants from prefectures other than Niigata)Details
Welcome Signs
(1) Niigata Station :

(1) At the Niigata Station Bandai Exit Tourist Information Center
(2) At CoCoLo Bandai front side, by the Bandai Exit
(3) At CoCoLo main building front side, at the east passage

(2) Niigata Airport:At international and domestic arrival lobbies

Assistance Services of Convention VolunteersDetails
Register arriving participants, and guide them into the venue.
(1) Main Assistance Services
- Register arriving particaipants, and guide them into the venue. (English-speaking greeters also available)
- Take coats, serve tea, offer consierge services, etc. (2)
(2) Convention hosts or organizers shall pay 3000 yen per greeter as a transportation fee.

Niigata Sightseeing and Goodwill Ambassador(s) Details
One Niigata Sightseeing and Goodwill Ambassador will be sent free of charge to help with opening and award ceremonies. However, a fee is applied if two or more ambassadors are requested.

Free Brochures (one for each participant)Details
We provide each participant with a paper carring bag containing Niigata city tourist pamphlets, maps, restaurant guides, and tourist coupons. This service is free of charge.
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