As Japan moves through the restriction stages set to manage the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Sapporo Convention Bureau is tailoring its support services to provide as much information, advice and assistance to our clients and stakeholders. We are closely monitoring the situation here in Sapporo and around the country, and are regularly in contact with our government, so that appropriate responses and support programs can be developed.Restrictions on Travel! Phased Measures for Resuming Cross-Border TravelBorder Enforcement MeasuresTravel Advisory InformationRestrictions on Events & Large GatheringsAs of September 19, the government has lifted the 5,000-person cap imposed on venues that have a capacity of more than 10,000 people, replacing it with an up to 50% capacity rule.With strict hygiene rules, the events with less than 5,000 people can be held again in full capacity.GuidelinesJapan Convention Management AssociationGuidelines on Hosting MICE Events in the COVID-19 Pandemic*Revised: July 6, 2020Japan Exhibition AssociationExhibition Industry Guidelines for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 InfectionPublic Health Information & Safety TipsJapan Visitor HotlineMultilingual Medical Institutions & SupportHokkaido COVID-19 Information SiteHokkaido Foreign Residents Support CenterSapporo Help Desk for Foreign Residents
Our partner Sapporo Teine has been nominated for Japan's Best Ski Resort category of the 2020 World Ski Awards.Celebrated for hosting the 1972 Winter Olympic Games, Sapporo Teine held numerous alpine skiing events. With 15 unique trails split between two distinct, interconnected areas, Sapporo Teine offers a range of terrain for all ability levels. Just 15 km from Sapporo’s bustling city center, it takes around 30 minutes to reach Sapporo Teine and the ski area conveniently accessible via public transport. Sapporo Teine is the ideal destination for visitors wishing to experience the Hokkaido powder snow while staying in vibrant Sapporo.The winner will be announced in Kitzbühel, Austria this November and we need your support!*Voting is open until September 25, 2020.
Once the venue for the 1972 Winter Olympics, Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium is making a grand renewal opening.In addition to Sapporo Olympic Museum and an observatory lounge, the venue is now equipped with an event space and a French restaurant overlooking a gigantic ski jump slope, not to mention its spectacular view of downtown Sapporo.Restaurant ‘Nouvelle Pousse’Group size: 45 peopleEvent SpaceGroup size: 50 people*The numbers are based on the current social distancing measures and are subject to change.English website is under construction.