About Us

HCVB is an abbreviation for Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau

Purpose of Establishment

The Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau provides support for attracting and holding of convention-type events for Japanese and foreigners alike such as conferences, tournaments, and trade fairs, as well as performing activities to attract tourists, and to maintain and develop tourist attractions in order to promote the holding of conventions in Hiroshima, and also promote tourism in Hiroshima City and surrounding areas. The objectives of all of these activities are to stimulate local economies, and contribute to the advancement of mutual international understanding and cultural improvement.

Overview

Name Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address 3rd Floor, International Conference Center Hiroshima, 1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
Established Dec. 1, 1995 Permission for establishment is received from the Director of the Chugoku Transport & Tourism Bureau (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism).
Sept. 1, 2011: Changed to a public interest incorporated foundation (Certified by the Governor of Hiroshima)
Endowment 977.8 million yen

History

April 1, 1991 The Hiroshima Convention Bureau (private organization) is established.
Dec. 1, 1995 Permission to operate as an incorporated foundation is received. The Hiroshima Convention Bureau starts operation as an incorporated foundation.
April 1, 2002 Merges with the Hiroshima City Tourism Association. Becomes the Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau (operating as an incorporated foundation).
Dec. 25, 2002 The Hiroshima Film Commission is established in the Tourism Promotion Department.
Sept. 1, 2011 Becomes the Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau (operating as a public interest incorporated foundation).

Organization

Chairperson Kazumi Matsui (Mayor of the City of Hiroshima)
Chairperson,Board of Directors Hideki Fukayama (President of the Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Organization Chart

Offices

Planning and General Affairs Department / MICE Promotion Department

Location 3rd Floor, International Conference Center Hiroshima, 1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, 730-0811 Hiroshima
TEL Planning and General Affairs Department 81-82-244-6156
MICE Promotion Department 81-82-244-4853
FAX 81-82-244-6138
E-mail hcvb@hiroshima-navi.or.jp

Creative Tourism Department

Location 6th Floor, Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 5-44 Motomachi, Naka-ku, 730-0011 Hiroshima
TEL Creative Tourism Division 81-82-554-1811
Inbound and Domestic Marketing Division 81-82-554-1812
Hospitality Development Division 81-82-554-1814
Event Planning and Management Division 81-82-554-1813
FAX 81-82-554-1815
E-mail kankou@hiroshima-navi.or.jp

URL

Tourist Information Center

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Location 1-1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, 730-0811 Hiroshima
TEL 81-82-247-6738
FAX 81-82-553-0558

Kamiya-cho Shareo (Underground Shopping Center)

Location Kamiya-cho Underground Shopping Center "Shareo," 100 Motomachi-chikagai, Naka-ku, 730-0011 Hiroshima
TEL 81-82-243-5716
FAX 082-243-5716

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