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Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo
We offer a true sense of place for your event in Tokyo. Located in the original Edo capital, you are immersed in Tokyo’s historical and cultural heart and at the same time, with our ultra modern design, you have a distinct sense of the city’s future. We are the only Six- Star Diamond awarded hotel in Tokyo. When you hold a meeting with us, quite simply you can be assured of the highest possible standards. Meeting Space Our 14 meetings spaces are all conveniently located on one floor and bridge both our futuristic tower and the historic interiors of the Mitsui Main Building.
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Major International Airports and Visa Information
Tokyo Narita International Airport (www.narita-airport.jp/en) The airport connects to the city via Narita Sky Access, Keisei Railway or JR. There is a train station at each terminal. For details of bus services available as well as a list of taxi fares to various destinations, go to the Airport Access Information section of the airport's website. Kansai International Airport, Osaka (www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/index.asp) Situated 50km from the centre of Osaka city. It is easily accessible by road, railway and high-speed ferry. Daytime taxi fares to Osaka city range from 16,000 yen to 18,000 yen including expressway and bridge tolls. There are also private companies offering shared-ride shuttle services to and from the airport. Shuffle buses can take up to nine passengers.

Citizens of 61 countries and regions including Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the US, Australia and New Zealand do not require visas for social or business visits for up to 90 days. Visas are required for the citizens of the Philippines, Russia, and NIS countries. For more details, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan's website, www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html.
Convention Centres
Makuhari Messe (www.m-messe.co.jp/en/) Located between Tokyo and Narita International Airport and offers 6,000 parking spaces. Halls 1 to 8 offer a total of 54,000m2 of exhibition space. Pits for utilities such as electricity and water are built into the floors of exhibition spaces, and maximum ceiling height is 28m. The Conference Hall features 22 rooms, including the Convention Hall, which can hold up to 1,600 people and the 3,098m2 Makuhari Event Hall has a capacity of 9,000 people. Tokyo Big Sight (www.bigsight.jp/english/) Approximately seven minutes' walk from Kokusai-Tenjijo Station on the Rinkai Line and three minutes' walk from the Kokusai-Tenjijo-Seimon Station on the Yurikamome Line. The East Hall has six exhibition areas and the West Hall has four smaller exhibition areas plus a rooftop exhibition space. The Conference Tower houses 23 conference rooms, the largest being able to seat 1,000 people. Other facilities include a businesss centre, restaurants and convenience stores. Grand Cube Osaka - Osaka International Convention Centre (www.gco.co.jp/en) A 10-minute drive from Osaka Airport. Detailed instructions on venue access are provided by the website. Facilities include the main hall which can seat 2,574 people, a 2,600m2 column-free event hall, a 500-seat conference hall with a distinctive round shape, 25 conference rooms, f&b facilities and a round plaza stage-cum-outdoor space.