Major MICE Events for Yokohama in 2013
The Japanese city of Yokohama is set for a busy year of MICE events, as several major events have been lined up for 2013.
According to the Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau (YCVB), Yokohama’s events calendar this year willinclude the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the 2013 IDF World Dairy Summit, the 18th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, the 6th International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew, the 28th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection, the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, and the 12th Annual World Congress of the Human Proteome Organisation.
A YCVB spokesperson was quoted saying, “One of Yokohama’s strengths is our ability to cater to (large) numbers of attendees, and we are highly successful in this aspect because of various factors including our dual airport accessibility, our flagship venue PACIFICO Yokohama and our facility package in this (accessible) port city.”
As well as international delegates, Yokohama expects to see around 60,000 and 50,000 visitorsattend the Japan International Boat Show and the Camera and Photo Imaging Show, respectively – which will include a large number of local visitors.