SAPPORO

SAPPORO

WHY SAPPORO

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Bases of knowledge in Hokkaido

Sapporo area is known as the Hokkaido’s knowledge hub with more than 20 universities, including Hokkaido University, which has even produced a Nobel Prize winner in 2010. It is also known as a global MICE city, where a large number of international conferences, corporate meetings and incentive tours are held throughout the year.

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The charms of a metropolis close to nature

Despite being a metropolis that is home to 1.95 million people, Sapporo, which is close to the nature of Hokkaido, is the prefecture's political and economic hub.

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Aiming to be a sustainable venue

Sapporo took the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit as its opportunity to start backing environmentally-friendly academic conferences, becoming the first in the country. It also proposes CSR-conscious team building programs.

PICK UP FACILITIES

Capacity 2500

Sapporo Convention Center

Sapporo Convention Center is the representative venue in Sapporo city. Many domestic and International conferences, banquets of incentive tour, corporate meetings and events were held in the center.

Meeting rooms
19
Additional explanation
Free Wi-Fi is available.
Capacity
[Theater]
2500 people
[School]
1200 people
[Buffet]
1500 people
[Seated]
1000 people
Capacity -

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium is one of the representative unique venues and tourist attractions in Sapporo. Take a 5-min ride on a pair chairlift to the top of this dynamic ski jump hill and see for yourself just how brave the athletes need to be to take the plunge. No mention the spectacular night view of the city which has been selected as one of the 'New Best 3 Night Views in Japan'. A premium restaurant Nouvelle Pousse Okurayama (https://nouvelle-pousse.jp/) has opened at the foot of the jump hill in 2020.

Meeting rooms
-
Area
-
Additional explanation
For details regarding usage and fees, please contact Sapporo Convention Bureau from the inquiry form.
Capacity
[Theater]
- people
[School]
- people
[Buffet]
100 people
[Seated]
60 people
Capacity -

Sapporo Art Park

Sapporo Art Park is the driving force behind Sapporo’s art. The arena in Art Hall is available for reception or banquet.

Meeting rooms
1
Additional explanation
Please contact to Sapporo Convention Bureau from the inquiry form for usage and more about the detail.
Capacity 112

Elm Garden

Originally opened in 1946 as the luxurious ryotei (discreet restaurant) Elm Sanso, the establishment was reopened as Elm Garden in the spring of 2005. The spacious restaurant, which overlooks a Japanese garden through floor-to-ceiling windows, serves seasonal dishes to a beautiful backdrop complemented by Hokkaido’s four seasons.

Meeting rooms
1
Address
5-10, Minami-13 Nishi-23, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Capacity 450

Sapporo Beer Garden

Located next the Sapporo Beer Garden is an elegant building that houses the Sapporo Beer Museum, the only museum in Japan dedicated to the history of Sapporo beer. Historic pioneer-period buildings are dotted around the site, which also includes five distinctive restaurants that are perfect for enjoying freshly brewed beer and the famous local gourmet Gingiskhan lamb-barbeque or grilled seafood.

Meeting rooms
5
Address
9-2-10, Kita-7, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Capacity 50

Moerenuma Park L’enfant Qui Reve

自然と一体になれる、美しいガラスの建築物。

This former landfill site was transformed into Moerenuma Park, 188.8 hectares of green parkland designed by the world-renowned sculptor Isamu Noguchi. The park’s symbol is the 32-m-tall Glass Pyramid, the beauty of which is constantly transformed by the light at that particular time of day. The facility also attracts attention both at home and abroad for its cooling system, which utilizes snow to reduce the environmental burden. L'enfant Qui Reve, a premium restaurant located in the annex of the pyramid, provides authentic French cuisine made with fresh Hokkaido ingredients, particularly crops grown in the Sapporo suburbs, and seafood landed on the nearby shores. This popular banquet venue received a Hokkaido Michelin star in 2017, and its young chef has experience with UN and government-related international banquets. For details (regarding dates, usage, fees and the like), please contact Sapporo Convention Bureau.

Meeting rooms
1
Address
Moerenuma Park, Kita-ku, Sapporo
Capacity 60

Sapporo Mt. Moiwa Ropeway THE JEWELS

Located in central Sapporo, the slopes of the 531-m-high Mt. Moiwa are covered by the Moiwa Primeval Forest, a designated Natural Monument of Japan where the scenery changes drastically according to each season. A ropeway and miniature cable-car ride to the summit, from which the panoramic views of Sapporo and beyond, which has been selected as one of the New Best 3 Night Views in Japan, are positively stunning. The Jewels, a premium restaurant located in the observatory might be the best place to enjoy the beautiful night view while tasting the gourmet.

Meeting rooms
1
Meeting rooms
20
Capacity
[Theater]
2014 people
[School]
1134 people
[Buffet]
2000 people
[Seated]
1260 people
Meeting rooms
1
Area
14,460㎡
Capacity 1500

Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo

Meeting rooms
19
Additional explanation
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Capacity
[Theater]
1500 people
[School]
1000 people
[Buffet]
1200 people
[Seated]
800 people
Capacity 1120

Sapporo Prince Hotel

Meeting rooms
17
Capacity
[Theater]
1120 people
[School]
720 people
[Buffet]
1000 people
[Seated]
600 people
Capacity 1700

Chateraise Gateaux Kingdom Sapporo Hotel & Sparesort

A large hall for a maximum of 1,700 people and useful medium and small conference halls are available. Abundant variation will answer any need.

Meeting rooms
6
Guest rooms
284
Address
132 Higashi Barato, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido,
Capacity
[Theater]
1700 people
[School]
800 people
[Buffet]
1400 people
[Seated]
1000 people
Capacity 1400

Premier Hotel Tsubaki Sapporo

Meeting rooms
8
Additional explanation
Free Wi-Fi is available. Approx. 10min walk from Susukino, the downtown area. Direct Airport Shuttle Bus is available.
Capacity
[Theater]
1400 people
[School]
600 people
[Buffet]
800 people
[Seated]
600 people
Capacity 900

Sapporo Grand Hotel

Meeting rooms
24
Additional explanation
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Capacity
[Theater]
900 people
[School]
468 people
[Buffet]
1000 people
[Seated]
530 people
Capacity 2500

Sapporo Park Hotel

Sapporo Park Hotel is one of the most traditional hotel in Sapporo. It is planned to be renovated into a convention hotel and connected to the new convention center of Sapporo with about 4,000㎡ of exhibition space. The new convention center is planned to open at the fiscal year of 2025.

Meeting rooms
18
Additional explanation
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Capacity
[Theater]
2500 people
[School]
1200 people
[Buffet]
1800 people
[Seated]
1200 people

PICK UP ACTIVITIES

Capacity 45

Cooking Challenge with Hokkaido Ingredients

In this challenge, teams cook together using fresh ingredients from Hokkaido’s land and sea. The program not only fosters closer bonds as teams share in the delicious flavors of the food and the fun of the experience, it also encourages mutual understanding and communication through competition.

Time required
2 hours
Approx. Fee
From ¥510,000 for 30 people (tax included)
Remarks
The program can be implemented in English and Chinese; vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan options available.
Capacity
45
Season
Throughout the year
Venue
Outdoors (indoors available for up to 45 people). *Sushi menu only available indoors.
Capacity 100

YOSAKOI Soran

Contact lwork

YOSAKOI Soran, the dance that whips Hokkaido into a frenzy. But even first-timers can join in, as teams compete in a dance-off that improves the members’ bonding skills. A fun-for-all, physical way of experiencing Hokkaido’s culture.

Time required
2.5 hours
Approx. Fee
From ¥400,000 (plus tax) for 60 people *Not including the venue fee. Naruko clappers included.
Remarks
Please inquire with regard to dates and times.
Capacity
100 *Please inquire with regard to larger groups.
Season
Throughout the year, except May to early June.
Venue
A space in which loud music is not a problem interpreter required.
Capacity 60

Taiko drum harmony

Contact L-Work

Anyone can make a sound with a taiko drum, but making a tune requires timing and teamwork. A program in which teams compete against each other with drum beats, while improving their bonding skills and rediscovering the importance of teamwork.

Time required
2-3 hours
Approx. Fee
¥550,000 for up to 60 people within Sapporo area (in case of 2 instructors & 2 assistants and use of 15 drums & 30 drumsticks, includes drum transportation fees ) *Venue fee required
Remarks
interpreter required
Capacity
30~60
Season
throughout the year
Venue
Sapporo Art Park Art Hall, outdoor stage or hotel banquet hall
Capacity 200

Hokkaido flower arrangement

Contact L-Work

An appealing team building activity that utilizes ikebana (flower arrangement), a traditional culture particular to Japan. Increase team bonding and nurture the imagination and sense of all participants while enjoying creating as a team. Get a feel of Hokkaido through the use of local materials such as seasonal vegetation, vases and the like.

Time required
2 hours
Approx. Fee
¥15,000 (plus tax) per person or ¥10,000 (plus tax) in the case of 50 or more participants *Creations can be taken home.
Remarks
interpreter required
Capacity
20~200
Season
throughout the year
Venue
Hotels, Convention Center, Art Park Hall, depending on the number of participants. *Venue fees are billed separately
Capacity 80

Experience the World of Karate

Contact NOWON COMPANY

An enjoyable team building activity that strengthens participants, both physically and mentally, by means of experiencing karate. After learning about the manners and the history and traditions of karate, nurture self-discipline and cooperation through individual kata (moves) and practicing team performances. An appealing program with direct guidance from instructors with experience around the globe.

Time required
2 hours
Approx. Fee
¥4,500 to ¥6,000 per person according to the number of participants *Fees may differ according to social distancing measures, please inquire.
Remarks
loose, comfortable clothing required; instruction in English available
Capacity
20~80
Season
throughout the year
Venue
Sapporo area
Capacity 200

Kendo Experience

Contact Park For Us

A popular team building program in which participants can get a taste of real samurai experiences through the traditional Japanese martial art of kendo. Enjoy meticulous guidance from experienced instructors before enjoying a mini competition. As a team, attempt to improve your spiritual, technical and physical attributes by means of samurai training.

Time required
2-3 hours
Approx. Fee
Plan A ¥15,000 per person, Plan B ¥12,000 per person, Plan C ¥8,000 per person *Depends on the equipment spec. Includes venue fees, equipment rental, instructor fees and novelties. excluding tax.
Remarks
The venue, equipment and instructors will be arranged after payment. Instruction can be provided in Japanese or English.
Capacity
10~200
Season
throughout the year
Venue
venues in central Sapporo or surrounding area (within a one-hour drive)
Capacity 200

Team Music in Sapporo

Contact Team Music

A team building program that’s popular in Singapore makes its debut in Sapporo. In this multi-prizewinning program, even people with no musical experience can perform like a rock band under the guidance of a professional facilitator. All the participants create a song while experiencing the importance of role sharing, teamwork and commitment. Enjoy the pleasure of overcoming enormous challenges as part of a team!

Time required
3 hours
Approx. Fee
Approx. ¥14,000/person for 15 or more participants; ¥11,000/person for 30 or more; ¥8,500/person for 50-100 participants; price negotiable for 100 or more participants.
Remarks
In cases where a hotel venue is used, separate arrangements and venue fees will apply.
Capacity
15-200
Season
throughout the year
Venue
Studios, hotel venues and other spaces where loud music is acceptable.
Capacity 280

Adventure in Niseko

Contact NISEKO ADVENTURE CENTER

Forget about office rules and your job titles, and jump into the great outdoors of Mt. Yotei in Hokkaido. Come and experience a wide variety of exciting team building programs and outdoor activities at Niseko Adventure Center. Enjoy an extraordinary time while strengthen team cohesion.

Time required
2 hours to half a day
Approx. Fee
differs according to each program, please contact NAC for discounts, promos and inquiries.
Remarks
Japanese & English-speaking staff available
Capacity
280 (rafting)
Season
throughout the year (seasonal programs available)
Venue
absolutely outdoors
Capacity 30

Eco team building

Contact Hakkenzan Eco Catering

A team-building program involving ecological activities aimed at improving communication skills and fostering connections amid the relaxed natural surroundings of Hakkenzan Orchard. Programs include Eco Nature Rally, Solar Cooking, Eco Object D'art Making...

Time required
2-3 hours
Approx. Fee
from 120,000 yen for 30 people
Remarks
can be implemented in English
Capacity
30
Season
throughout the year
Venue
Hakkenzan Orchard
Capacity 200

Dream candles

Contact kameyama candle house

Decide on a memorable theme and arrange candles with team members to create a dream world. Use pictures and shapes to freely discuss the art you wish to depict before all the members arrange and light the candles, and share the emotions. In places where naked flames cannot be used, LED candles can be used. A hands-on program in which a group can work together to determine and achieve a common goal.

Time required
2 hours
Approx. Fee
Set of 120 candles with lidded candle holders or LED candles per group (rented) ¥39,000
Remarks
Large groups can also be catered for
Capacity
200
Season
throughout the year
Venue
indoor or outdoor spaces
Capacity 30

Odori Treasure Hunt

A treasure-hunt game that takes place in and around Odori Park in downtown Sapporo. Solve puzzles about Sapporo and Hokkaido and complete missions while exploring the city. A certain amount of flexible thinking is required to solve the puzzles, with the sense of accomplishment helping to strengthen team spirit.

Time required
2.5 hours
Approx. Fee
From ¥75,000 for 30 people.
Remarks
Interpreter required.
Capacity
100 *Please inquire with regard to larger groups.
Season
Apr. to Nov. (recommended)
Venue
Sapporo’s Odori Park and its environs.
Capacity 100

Igloo building

Contact Snowmobile Land Sapporo

Teams compete by using blocks of snow to build a dome-shaped igloo, the quality of which will depend on how sturdily the blocks are made and how well they are laid. Members will need to work together to build the best igloo within the specified time. Afterwards, participants can sit inside the warm igloos and enjoy a hot drink.

Time required
2.5 hours
Approx. Fee
90,000 yen for 30 people
Remarks
Please inquiry with regard to large groups
Capacity
100
Season
Late Dec. to Apr.
Venue
Snowmobile Land Sapporo
Capacity 70

Smelt Ice Fishing

Contact Hokkaido Treasure Island Travel (https://hokkaido-takarajima.com/)

Smelt ice fishing is one of the seasonal charms of Hokkaido winters. Inside tents placed on top of the frozen river, teams compete to catch the most smelt fish! Warm clothing and boots are provided, the tents are kept warm, and even beginners can learn to fish thanks to the help of professional fishing guides. Freshly caught smelt are also made into tempura to eat right there on the ice. The key to catching smelt is to find the perfect depth under the ice where the schools of smelt swim. Teams will have work together to decide where to drill into the ice, and how deep to fish. In addition, teams can also race to see who can drill through the ice fastest in a game of speed and strength.

Time required
2-3h
Approx. Fee
400,000 yen for 50 people
Capacity
70
Season
early Jan. to early Mar.
Venue
Barato river (suburb of Sapporo)
Capacity 100

Snowman Building

Contact Planning Hokko Co.,ltd.

Teams compete by building and decorating their own snowmen. Ideas and roles must be determined within the group while work is being carried out, resulting in a sense of achievement and unity.

Time required
1 hour and 30minutes
Approx. Fee
From ¥90,000 for 30 people *Not including venue fees.
Remarks
Interpreter required. *Negotiations required if a warm shelter is necessary.
Capacity
The maximum capacity is 100. *Please inquire with the regard to larger groups.
Season
Winter
Venue
From ¥90,000 for ski slope, parking lot or the like.
Capacity 50

Photography Tour on Snowshoes

Contact Sapporo Art Park

Works of art by various sculptors are dotted around the expansive grounds of the Sapporo Art Park’s Sculpture Garden. Form teams and walk around the snow filled Garden in traditional Japanese kanjiki snowshoes, taking photos of the sculptures. Compete for the best shot taken with each sculpture.

Time required
1 hour and 30 minutes
Approx. Fee
free snowshoe rental *advance reservation required
Remarks
最大70名 季節:冬のみ
Capacity
最大50
Season
Venue
芸術の森 野外美術館
Capacity 20

Snow Sculpturing Challenge

Contact Sapporo Convention Bureau

The Sapporo Snow Festival is known as one of the world’s top three snow festivals. Making snow sculptures is even more enjoyable than looking at them! Whether you’re a novice who’s never come into contact with snow before or someone who is familiar with it, this hands-on snow-art program will provide a new fun challenge. Use specialist tools to battle with the snow and create a work of art under the guidance of an instructor.

Time required
3-4 hours
Approx. Fee
100,000 yen (includes cost of accumulating the snow, equipment rental, admission fees)
Remarks
Applications should be made at least 10 days before the date the activities are due to be held.
Capacity
20
Season
mid-Jan. to late Feb.
Venue
Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill
Capacity 100

Snowmobiling

Contact Snowmobile Land Sapporo

Snowmobiling for everyone – even those who’ve never come into contact with snow before. Get a taste of winter in Hokkaido and see which team can take the best group photo at the summit. Can also be offered as part of a team-building program.

Time required
1 hour or more
Approx. Fee
11,000~ yen per person (including rental wears) *according to the courses
Capacity
100
Season
early Dec. to Mar.
Venue
Snowmobile Land Sapporo
Capacity 100

Sports day in the snow

Contact Snowmobile Land Sapporo

A team-building program in which Hokkaido’s winter can be enjoyed. Teams of 5 or 6 take part in “snow flags” games and active ice cream making, before everyone joins in a barbeque. Great for improving team bonding! Programs including Snow Flags, Ice Cream Making and etc.

Time required
2-3 hours
Approx. Fee
from 300,000 yen for 30 people
Remarks
interpreter required
Capacity
100
Season
late Dec. to Mar.
Venue
Snowmobile Land Sapporo
SAPPORO

Overview of the City

Sapporo is Hokkaido's political, economic and cultural hub, which is home to around 1.95 million people. It is able to hold international conferences, incentive tours, corporate meetings, exhibitions and events in its plentiful city facilities, surrounded by the nature of Hokkaido. It is also known as the host of Sapporo Snow Festival and the 1972 Winter Olympics.

SAPPORO

Area

1121.26K㎡

Location

Hokkaido's hub. Roughly the size of Hong Kong.

SAPPORO

Population

1,976,257

* as of June of 2021

the 5th largest city of Japan by population

SAPPORO

Food

・A "gastronomy district" where you will find fresh ingredients and seafood from all over Hokkaido.
・Also known as the birthplace of Japanese beer.
・You can also experience gourmet cooking as a team building activity here, with dishes such as ramen and soup curry

SAPPORO

Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University that produced Nobel Prize winner in 2010 is located in the center of Sapporo city.

More than 20 universities are concentrated in the Sapporo area.

SAPPORO
イベント

・よさこいソーラン祭り (6月)
・さっぽろビアガーデン (8月)
・オータムフェスト (9月)
・さっぽろ雪祭り (2月)

観光スポット

・北海道大学
・北海道庁旧本庁舎(赤 れんが庁舎)
・モエレ沼公園
・北海道神宮
・大倉山ジャンプ競技場

SAPPORO

Hotel

Total number of rooms: 24,261 rooms
Capacity: 42,937 pax
*as of fiscal year of 2017

Ryokan(Japanese style inn)

Total number of rooms: 2,182 rooms
Capacity: 8,030 pax
*as of fiscal year of 2017

SAPPORO

Sapporo Dome

Maximum capacity: 53,239 pax
Area of arena: 14,460 ㎡

WIDE AREA OF SAPPORO

  • 01

    Otaru

    The beautiful canal townscape is also famous as being the location for many movies.

  • 02

    Yoichi

    The birthplace of world-famous Nikka Whisky Distilling. In recent years, it has also gained prominence for winemaking.

  • 03

    Jozankei

    Jozankei, Hokkaido's representative hot spring resort. The autumn leaves are particularly beautiful and it is also known for its picturesque scenery.

  • 04

    Niseko/Kutchan

    A world-leading international ski resort which is visited by skiers seeking Champagne Snow from all around the world. In the summer, you can also enjoy other activities such as rafting.

UNIQUE POINT OF SAPPORO

Point 01

Host of the 1972 Sapporo Olympics

Point 02

Origin of Japanese beer

Point 03

UNESCO Creative Cities Network City of Media Arts

Point 04

The downtown area Susukino is a "gastronomy district", where the streets are lined with around 3,500 restaurants

Point 05

Recognized as the third Fair Trade Town in Japan in 2019

Point 06

Accessible accommodation/tourist facilities

Point 07

Halal map & City Wi-Fi

SAPPORO Creation from landscape

How to get to Sapporo city from New Chitose Airport
・By railway (JR)
Time required: approx. 36 minutes.
*departing 4 times per hour

・By Airport Shuttle Bus
Time required: approx. 70 minutes.

・By Taxi or Cars
Time required: approx. 60 minutes. *depending on the traffic
How to get to the city center from Okadama Airport
・By Airport Shuttle Bus
Time required: approx. 30 minutes.

・By Car
Time required: approx. 20 minutes drive.

・By Subway
The nearest subway station is Sakaemachi Station on Subway Toho line.
Time required: approx. 15 minuets
By Subway
Sapporo Convention Center is an 8-minutes walk from Higashi-Sapporo Station on Subway Tozai Line
By Tram
From Odori, the center of Sapporo, trams run through the downtown area “Susukino”.
By Bus / By Taxi
Sightseeing taxis are available in foreign languages.
By Bicycle
Bicycle rental service "Porocle" is available from the city center to the Maruyama area.