Convention holding results at the Tsukuba International Congress Center

As the core facility of Science City, Tsukuba International Congress Center is used for various events such as conferences, events and training sessions.

International conference

Number of events held by convention facility (top 5)

[Source: (Germany) Japan International Tourism Organization International Conference Total] (Unit: cases)

Sales performance

Ranking 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
First place Pacifico Yokohama 91 Pacifico Yokohama 73 Pacifico Yokohama 69 Pacifico Yokohama 84 Pacifico Yokohama 128
2nd place Epochal Tsukuba 47 Kyoto International Conference Center 49 Kyoto International Conference Center 40 Tokyo International Forum 53 Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 43
3rd place Kyoto International Conference Center 44 Epochal Tsukuba 42 Epochal Tsukuba 32 Kyoto International Conference Center 47 Tokyo Big Sight 37
4th Osaka International Convention Center 37 Kobe International Conference Center 31 Osaka International Convention Center 26 Epochal Tsukuba 41 Kyoto International Conference Center 35
5th Nagoya Congress Center 29 Makuhari Messe 27 Kobe International Conference Center 26 Osaka International Convention Center 35 Epochal Tsukuba 33
6th ACROS Fukuoka 28 Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center 26 Nagoya Congress Center 24 Fukuoka International Congress Center 31 Kitakyushu International Conference Center 31
7th Fukuoka International Congress Center 28 Fukuoka International Congress Center 25 Fukuoka International Congress Center 21 Kobe International Conference Center 29 ACROS Fukuoka 25
8th Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center 25 Osaka International Convention Center 23 Tokyo Big Sight 20 ACROS Fukuoka 27 Kobe International Conference Center 24
9th Makuhari Messe 24 Sendai International Center 21 Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center 19 Sendai International Center 27 International Conference Center Hiroshima 23
10th Kitakyushu International Conference Center 21 Tokyo Big Sight 21 ACROS Fukuoka 17 Tokyo Big Sight 24 Sendai International Center 22
Ranking 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
First place Pacifico Yokohama 100 Pacifico Yokohama 93 Pacifico Yokohama 91 Pacifico Yokohama 100 Pacifico Yokohama 104
2nd place Kyoto International Conference Center 42 Kyoto International Conference Center 39 Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 55 Sendai International Center 45 Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 49
3rd place Epochal Tsukuba 38 Epochal Tsukuba 36 Kyoto International Conference Center 49 Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 43 Kitakyushu International Conference Center 45
4th Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 38 Osaka Prefectural International Conference Center 34 Kobe International Conference Center 42 Kitakyushu International Conference Center 40 Kyoto International Conference Center 41
5th ACROS Fukuoka 37 Kobe International Conference Center 28 Kitakyushu International Conference Center 37 Makuhari Messe 37 Kobe International Conference Center 39
6th Tokyo Big Sight 31 Fukuoka International Congress Center 27 Epochal Tsukuba 32 Fukuoka International Congress Center 33 Epochal Tsukuba 31
7th Kitakyushu International Conference Center 30 ACROS Fukuoka 26 Sendai International Center 30 Epochal Tsukuba 31 Sendai International Centerー 29
8th Tokyo International Forum 28 Tokyo Big Sight 26 ACROS Fukuoka 29 International Conference Center Hiroshima 31 Fukuoka International Congress Center 29
9th International Conference Center Hiroshima 26 Kitakyushu International Conference Center 26 Fukuoka International Congress Center 27 Kyoto International Conference Center 30 Makuhari Messe 28
10th Kobe International Conference Center 24 Nagoya Congress Center 25 Grand Front Osaka 23 Kobe International Conference Center 30 International Conference Center Hiroshima 24

Main meetings held since the opening of Tsukuba International Congress Center

International conference Year & month
International Conference on Acid Rain December 2000
ICRC2003 July 2003
16th Asian Conference on Intellectual Disabilities August 2003
6th Asian Design International Conference October 2003
SUSY2004 May 2004
2006 Asia Crystal Society November 2006
SSDM2007 September 2007
1st Asian Biomaterials Congress December 2007
1st International Conference on Aquatic Sports March 2008
THORPEX Pacific Asia Area Observation Plan (T-PARC) Operations Coordination Meeting April 2008
7th Asia International Association of Seismology (ASC) General Assembly, 2008 Seismological Society of Japan Fall Meeting November 2008
5th Space Environment Symposium December 2008
International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS2009) July 2009
International biology olympic July 2009
2009 Asian Science Camp August 2009
APAC-SILICIDE 2010 July 2010
21st ICCT2010 July 2010
ISO/TC22/SC3/WG16 International conference November 2010
2nd International Conference on Philippine Studies Asia (PSCJ2010) November 2010
International conference Year & month
51st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Nuclear Medicine/31st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine Technology October 2011
21st International Pattern Recognition Conference (ICPR2012) November 2012
2nd International Conference on Biomaterial Science (ICBS2013) March 2013
Asia Pacific Synthetic Aperture Radar International Conference (APSAR 2013) September 2013
IPC2014 December 2014
6th International Debris Flow Disaster Prevention Conference June 2015
June 2015 35th Space Frequency Control Conference (SFCG-35) July 2015
8th HOPE Meeting March 2016
G7 Ibaraki Tsukuba Science and Technology Ministers’ Meeting May 2016
The 15th World Congress of Music Therapy July 2017
International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS-8) October 2017
International Information Olympic 2018 August 2018
17th World Lake Conference October 2018
International Conference on Nuclear Energy (ICONE27) May 2019
G20 Ministerial Meeting Trade and Digital Economy Ministers Meeting June 2019
Tsukuba Conference October 2019

Main organizations of Tsukuba International Congress Center

Tsukuba International Congress Center usage type status

(Unit: cases)

Usage type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Meeting 912 767 989 943 1,041 860 909 812 838 835
Lecture/Course 419 286 185 218 168 201 211 203 204 250
Competition 15 13 19 25 18 15 17 21 32 29
Exhibition salesAn event 86 75 92 75 122 123 110 106 107 115
Others 470 320 390 428 311 339 296 235 211 223
Total 1,902 1,461 1,675 1,689 1,660 1,538 1,543 1,377 1,392 1,452

Note: “International Conference” standards

      • Note: “International Conference” standards
      • Total number of participants: 50 or more
      • Participating countries: More than 3 countries including Japan
      • Holding period: 1 day or more

      Note: Excluding universities and hotels
      Note: Calendar year from January to December
      Note: In 2011, the number of international conferences decreased nationwide due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima nuclear accident,
      At the Tsukuba International Congress Center, 15 international conferences were canceled or postponed.