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2019/11/28

Press Release

City of Yokohama and PACIFICO Yokohama will open “PACIFICO Yokohama North” for business on April 24th, 2020!

Yokohama City is developing a new comprehensive convention facility, the Yokohama Minato Mirai International Convention Center (commonly known as PACIFICO Yokohama North), as a PFI (Private Finance Initiative) project, on a site adjacent to PACIFICO Yokohama.

Construction is currently underway, aiming for completion by the end of FY 2019, and promotions and PR are being carried out in preparation for the opening on Friday, April 24th, 2020. A ceremony to commemorate the opening will be held at PACIFICO Yokohama North for those involved.

1 Opening day
Friday, April 24th, 2020

2 About the opening ceremony
 (1) Opening day: April 24th, 2020 (Fri.)
 (2) Location: PACIFICO Yokohama North Multi-purpose Hall
 (3) Sponsors: Yokohama City, PACIFICO Yokohama
* Details (including information for news gathering) will be announced as soon as they have been decided.
* The opening ceremony will not be open to the public.

PACIFICO Yokohama North viewed from Kokusai Dori (front)
Exterior viewed from the south (back)
The Multi-Purpose Hall is the largest of its kind in Japan
Meeting Room
■Outline of PACIFICO Yokohama North
PACIFICO Yokohama North is a convention complex scheduled to open in spring 2020. Its 1st-floor large-scale Multi-Purpose Hall, set to be the largest of its kind in Japan, is modeled on the banquet rooms found in advanced MICE facilities overseas, and combined with 42 large/medium/ small meeting rooms, there is sufficient capacity to hold conferences for about 3,000 participants.
With the opening of this facility, PACIFICO Yokohama will become the largest convention complex in Japan
Location SampleText SampleText
Location 1-1-2 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
(Adjacent to the Exhibition Hall)
Nearest station:
Minato Mirai Line「Minato Mirai sta.」・「Shintakashima Sta.」
Number of Floors 1 underground floor, 6 floors above ground
Area Approx. 47,000㎡
1F Multi-Purpose Hall Approx. 6,300㎡(dividable into 8 sections)
<Maximum capacity>
Class room 3,600 people      
Theater 6,000 people     
Standing Buffet 5,000 people  
Banquet 2,000 people
2F~4F Meeting Room Total 6,185㎡(42 large/medium/ small meeting rooms)
<Capacity>
Class room 32 - 288 people
Theater  56 - 500 people
Standing Buffet 50 - 450 people


*1 About MICE
MICE is a generic term for business events and an acronym which stands for Meeting (corporate meetings), Incentive Travel (incentive, training travels organized by companies), Convention (general assemblies, academic conferences organized by international organizations and academic societies) and Exhibition / Event (exhibitions, trade shows, and events).

Press Release

City of Yokohama and PACIFICO Yokohama will open “PACIFICO Yokohama North” for business on April 24th, 2020!