Sapporo Convention Center

Sapporo Convention Center

1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0006, Japan

Designated administrator:
Operative Joint Venture of SCC-SORA

Representative company:
CONVENTION LINKAGE, INC.

TEL: +81-11-817-1010
FAX: +81-11-820-4300
Office hours 9:00-18:00

Overview of Sapporo Convention Center

Located in Sapporo City—a city with a population of more than 1.9 million—the Sapporo Convention Center is Hokkaido’s leading comprehensive international conference hall. In addition to the Main Hall with a capacity of 2,500 seats and the Conference Hall equipped with simultaneous interpretation system for six languages, the Sapporo Convention Center also has 17 meeting rooms of various sizes.
As the core convention facility in the cosmopolitan city of Sapporo, the Sapporo Convention Center has good accessibility and is close to the city center. It offers high-quality equipment and spaces, and has hosted various major international conferences, academic conferences, and events, as well as international government conferences.

The Sapporo Convention Center is a first convention center in Hokkaido to achieve the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation. GBAC STAR is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities. Spectra, who provides Venue Management, Food Service & Hospitality, and Partnerships to the facilities, have implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facilities.

Sapporo City
Sapporo Convention Center
GBAC STAR™

Main Facilities

Main Hall

The Main Hall can easily accommodate large conferences and is innovatively styled as a multi-purposes venue. It can function as a main hall with a capacity of 2,500 seats, or it can be used as an exhibition hall with approximately 2,600 square meters. The rear of the hall is equipped with moveable seats, and is ideal for various types of events.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style * Theater style
Main Hall (total) 2607 1200 2500
2-Partition A 1438 700 1400
2-Partition B 1161 500 1100
3-Partition A 846 400 800
3-Partition B 880 400 800
3-Partition C 866 400 800

* 2 seats per table

Main Hall

Conference Hall

The Conference Hall creates an impressive atmosphere. It is equipped with simultaneous interpretation system for six languages. It has a capacity of 700, and can be used for international conferences, as well as other meetings and congresses.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Conference Hall 692 272 700

* 2 seats per table

Conference Hall

Mid-sized Hall

The Mid-sized Hall is suitable for middle to large conferences with approx. 200 - 600 attendees. As a reception hall, the hall can accommodate approx. 270 guests for dinner style, and 400 guests for cocktail style. The hall can also be partitioned into 2 small halls.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Mid-sized Hall 533 272 600
2-Partition A 266 132 300
2-Partition B 266 132 300

* 2 seats per table

Mid-sized Hall

Small Hall

The theater-style Small Hall can also be used for conferences of up to 193 participants. It also has a simultaneous interpretation system.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Small Hall 240 - 193

* 2 seats per table

Small Hall

Meeting Rooms: 107, 108

The room can accommodate up to 100 people in a classroom style. Room 107 and 108 can either be used separately or as one room together.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Meeting Room 107 164 80 180
Meeting Room 108 164 80 180
107 Partition A 82 32 80
107 Partition B 82 32 80
108 Partition A 82 32 80
108 Partition B 82 32 80
107 + 108 Connected 328 160 360

* 2 seats per table

Meeting Rooms: 107, 108

Meeting Room: 204

With a high arched ceiling, the Meeting Room is ideal for buffet-style parties as well as for conferences.The meeting room can accommodate conferences of 180-320 participants with theater-style seating and 100-200 participants with classroom-style seating.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Meeting Room 204 283 140 320

* 2 seats per table

Meeting Room: 204

Small & Medium meeting rooms

These meeting rooms can be used for smaller meetings of 12-80 participants. Some of the rooms can be partitioned, and others can be connected to use as one.

Venue Space (m2) Classroom style* Theater style
Meeting Room 101 83 36 80
Meeting Room 102 83 36 80
101, 102 Partitioned 41 16 36
Meeting Room 103 49 18 44
Meeting Room 104 86 36 80
Meeting Room 105 86 36 80
104 + 105 Connected 172 78 168
Meeting Room 106 50 18 44
Meeting Room 201 83 36 80
Meeting Room 202 83 36 80
201 + 202 Connected 164 78 168
Meeting Room 203 21 Hollow Square:
12 seats (fixed)
 
Meeting Room 205 40 Hollow Square:
24 seats (fixed)
 
Meeting Room 206 175 80 180
Meeting Room 207 175 80 180

* 2 seats per table

Small & Medium meeting rooms

Access

Transportation to Sapporo Convention Center

Sapporo Convention Center is located approximately 10 min. by taxi from Sapporo city center.
Also, Sapporo's highly developed public transportation system provides easy assess to all the visitors

Sapporo Convention Center is located approximately 10 min. by taxi from Sapporo city center. Also, Sapporo's highly developed public transportation system provides easy assess to all the visitors

Access from the closest station (Higashi-Sapporo Subway Station, Tozai Line)

Visitors travelling with subway from Sapporo Station or from the Odori area

About 23 minutes from Sapporo Subway Station, about 21 minutes from Odori Subway Station
From Sapporo Subway Station, take Nanboku Line to Odori Station. Change to the subway Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 1, and head to your right. Turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Hokkaido Energetic car park), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Cen ter in front of you within an 8-min. walk.

Visitors travelling via subway from the Shin-Sapporo area

About 21 minutes from Shin-Sapporo
From Shin-Sapporo Subway Station, take Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 2, and head to your left. Cross the street at the second traffic light (look for the large Nippon Express billboard), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Center in front of you within an 8-min. walk.

Visitors travelling by plane

About 60 minutes from New Chitose Airport via Sapporo Station.
From New Chitose Airport, take JR line to Sapporo Station. Get off at JR Sapporo Station, and change to Nanboku Line at Sapporo Subway Station. Get off at Odori Subway Station, and change to Tozai Line. Get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station.

About 60 minutes from New Chitose Airport via Shin-Sapporo Station
From New Chitose Airport, take JR to Shin-Sapporo Station. Get off at JR Shin-Sapporo Station, and change to Tozai Line at Shin-Sapporo Subway Station. Get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station.

Visitors travelling by car

From Chitose and Tomakomai areas (via expressway)

Get off Hokkaido Expressway at Sapporo-minami Interchange, and continue on Nango Dori toward Sapporo. Bypass Kanjo Dori, head straight, and you will see the Daiei Higashi-Sapporo Store on your right.
Pass the Daiei Higashi-Sapporo Store, and turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Nippon Express billboard on your left). Head straight, and turn left at the second traffic lights. You will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your right.

From Chitose and Tomakomai areas (via ordinary roads)

Head straight along National Route 36 toward Sapporo. Turn right at “Misono 4-7” intersection into Kanjo Dori (look for Toyota and Half Dime). Head straight along Kanjo Dori, and turn left at “Higashi-Sapporo 3-jo 6-chome” intersection (look for the Shiroishi Subway Station and Royal Host). Head straight along Nango Dori, and you will see the Daiei Higashi-Sapporo Store on your right. Pass the Daiei Higashi-Sapporo Store, and turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Nippon Express billboard on your left). Head straight, and turn left at the second traffic light. You will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your right.

From Teine and Otaru areas (via expressway)

At the Sapporo Junction of the Sasson Expressway, change to the Hokkaido Expressway bound for Tomakomai (you will drive straight onto it). Get off the expressway at Oyachi Interchange. Turn right onto Heiwa Dori and head toward downtown Sapporo. Turn left at “Heiwa Dori 7-chome Kita” traffic light. Turn right at the second traffic light “Shiroishi Hondori 8 Kita,” and head straight along Route 12 toward downtown Sapporo. Drive straight for about 4km, and turn left at “Chuo 1-1” traffic lights (look for Subaru Automotive). Head straight along the road, and you will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your right.

From Teine and Otaru areas (via ordinary roads)

Head east along Kita 1-jo Dori (National Route 12), and turn right at “Kita 1-jo Higashi 13-chome” intersection. Cross over the Azumahashi Bridge, head straight, and you will see a sign for the Sapporo Convention Center. Pass the sign, and turn right at the second traffic light. Head straight, and you will see Nishimatsuya on your left. Turn left at this intersection, and head straight. After about 100m, you will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your left.

From Asahikawa and Iwamizawa areas (via expressway)

Get off the Hokkaido Expressway at Sapporo Junction. Head straight along Minami 7-jo Yonesato Dori toward downtown Sapporo. Turn left at “Kikusui Kamimachi 1-jo 3-chome” traffic light (look for the Kamishiroishi Elementary School). Head straight, and you will see a sign for the Sapporo Convention Center. Pass the sign, and turn right at the second traffic light. Head straight, and you will see Nishimatsuya on your left. Turn left at this intersection, and head straight. After about 100m, you will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your left.

From Asahikawa, Iwamizawa and Ebetsu areas (via ordinary roads)

Head straight along National Route 12 toward Sapporo. Pass over Kanjo Dori, drive straight ahead, and turn left at “Chuo 1-1” traffic light (look for Subaru Automotive). Head straight along the road, you will find the Sapporo Convention Center on your right.

Domestic access to Sapporo

Domestic access to Sapporo

The required time from the main domestic airport

Tokyo International Aiport(Haneda)
About 1 hour 30 minutes
Narita International Aiport
About 1 hour 45 minutes
Kansai International Aiport
About 2 hour 00 minutes
Chubu Centrair International Aiport
About 1 hour 35 minutes
Fukuoka Aiport
About 2 hour 15 minutes
Naha Aiport
About 3 hour 05 minutes

Sapporo is very accessible for convention participants as several international and domestic air routes are directly connected to New Chitose Airport.
Connecting flights via Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya within the same day to Sapporo are available for many major international flights.