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Kyoto to showcase new and refurbished venues at IMEX

Following a series of recent announcements, including the opening of Nijo Castle for business events, the refurbishment of the Rohm Theatre and the addition of significant new space at the National Museum; Kyoto Convention Bureau will be showcasing the city’s fast growing meetings and events offering on stand B480 at IMEX 2014.

Kyoto Convention Bureau, international marketing co-ordinator, James Widgren said: “Kyoto has seen significant growth in its business events offering over the course of the last two years.  This has included a number of high profile international hotels, including the Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons as well as a significant number of venues capable of holding anything from a small private dinner to huge association event.  IMEX is the ideal place to demonstrate this offering and promote Kyoto’s growth to the global meetings industry.

Specific new properties include:

  1. Nijo Castle – built in 1602 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the venue will be available for gala dinners, drinks receptions and parties

  2. Rohm Theatre – will be reopened in January 2016 as a venue for medium to large sized conference and meeting

  3. The National Museum –perfectly located to make use of the city’s excellent meetings and events infrastructure, including the Kyoto Hyatt, which is located opposite the museum.


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