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Subsidy Systems (for conventions)

Information about the Subsidy Systems

Shimane Prefecture Subsidy System for Academic Conferences and Other Conventions

(1)Subsidies for Academic Conferences

Total Number of Participants Receiving Accommodations Regional Conferences National Conferences International Conferences
30~99* 100,000 yen 200,000 yen Subsidy Amount: Total number of participants receiving accommodations × 5,000 yen Maximum Amount: 7,000,000 yen
100~299 100,000 yen 300,000 yen
300~499 200,000 yen 500,000 yen
500~999 375,000 yen 1,000,000 yen
1000~1999 750,000 yen 1,500,000 yen
2000~2999 1,000,000 yen 2,000,000 yen
3000~ 1,500,000 yen 3,000,000 yen

*Available only for academic conferences held in Western Shimane or the Oki Islands. Events must be at a multi-prefectural scale (2 or more, excluding Shimane) or larger.

(2)Subsidies for Other Conventions

Total Number of Participants Receiving Accommodations National Conventions International Conventions
30~99* 100,000 yen Subsidy Amount:Total number of participants
receiving accommodations × 2,500yen Maximum Amount:3,500,000yen
100~299 100,000 yen
300~499 200,000 yen
500~999 375,000 yen
1000~1999 750,000 yen
2000~2999 1,000,000 yen
3000~ 1,500,000 yen

*Available only for events held in Western Shimane or the Oki Islands. Events must be multi-prefecture-wide (2 or more, excluding Shimane) or larger.

●Events Eligible for Subsidies

  1. Eligible organizations are those composed of academics with the goal of advancing scientific research. Eligible events are those held for the development and discussion of scientific research
  2. The terms “International Academic Conference” and “International Convention” refer to conventions with participants coming from at least two different countries, including Japan.
  3. Events not held for more than two consecutive years are eligible, but the event must not be for religious or political activities, performances, or for profit.
  4. The total number of accommodated participants refers to those coming from outside of Shimane Prefecture.

Matsue City Subsidy System for Conventions

Total Number of Participants Receiving Accommodations Conferences,Conventions,and Academic Gatherings
Chugoku Region Western Japan National
50~299 60,000 yen 80,000 yen 100,000 yen
300~499 120,000 yen 160,000 yen 200,000 yen
500~999 225,000 yen 300,000 yen 375,000 yen
1000~1999 450,000 yen 600,000 yen 750,000 yen
2000~ 600,000 yen 800,000 yen 1,000,000 yen
Total Number of Participants Receiving Accommodations Sports Event International
Western Japan National
50~299 Not Eligible Not Eligible The subsidy amount is determined by multiplying the number of foreigners by 5,000 yen and adding it to the cost of a national convention. Maximum Amount: 3,000,000 yen (There must be at least 10 foreign participants.)
300~499 160,000 yen 200,000 yen
500~999 300,000 yen 375,000 yen
1000~1999 600,000 yen 750,000 yen
2000~ 800,000 yen 1,000,000 yen

●Events Eligible for Subsidies
Subsidies are available for Chugoku Region-wide events and larger which are held at facilities within Matsue City and which have at least 50 participants receiving accommodations from a facility within Matsue (for sporting events, there must be at least 300 receiving accommodations).

*Annually held events, for-profit events, exhibitions, trade shows, and political and religious activities are not eligible for subsidies. The total number of guests refers to those from outside of Matsue City.

Yasugi City Subsidy System for Conventions

1,000 × total number of participants receiving accomodations Maximum Amount: 200,000 yen

●Events Eligible for Subsidies

This system applies to events (except sporting events), conferences, meetings, academic conferences and workshops held in facilities in Yasugi City and that fulfill the below requirements:

  1. A Chugoku Region-wide event or larger and having more than 20 participants who will accommodations in Yasugi City.
  2. Not a performance, for profit, or a political or religious activity.
  3. Having no risk of disrupting public order or morality.
  4. The organizer is neither the national government nor local government.
  5. Not receiving any other subsidies from Yasugi City.

●Contact
For more information, please contact: The Commerce and Tourism Division, Department of Policy and Promotion, Yasugi City.
Tel. +81-854-23-3110

Masuda City Subsidy System for Conventions

Amount of Subsidy
1,000 yen × Total Number of Accommodated Participants

*Maximum Amount: 200,000 yen

●Events Eligible for Subsidies
This system applies to conventions which are Chugoku Region-wide or larger which use facilities in Masuda City and which have more than 30 participants who will receive accommodations in Masuda City.

*Events held for promotion, profit, and religious and political activities are not applicable.

●Contact
For more information, please contact the following. Tourist Exchange Section, Department of Industrial Economy, Masuda City
Tel. +81-856-31-0331

Oki Islands Subsidy System for Conventions

Expenses Eligible for Subsidy Subsidy Amount
Operating Expenses Daytime Participants 500yen / person
Accommodations Expenses Participants Receiving Accommodations (if 20 or more) 1,000 yen / night ※Maximum Amount 500,000 yen
Public Facilities Rental Fees Entire Cost (except air conditioning charges)
Tickets to See Bull-Fighting 50% Off Per Person
(maximum discount amount: 15,000 yen)
Oki Folk Song Performance 50% Off Per Performance
(maximum discount amount 15,000 yen)
Public Tourism Facilities Admission Fees 20% Off Per Person

●Events Eligible for Subsidies
Applies to conventions such as meetings, academic conferences, and sporting events that are held in Okinoshima town and which have more than 20 participants not from the town who will receive accommodations.

●Contact
For more information, please contact:Tourism Division, Okinoshima Town
Tel. +81-8512-2-8575

Examples of Calculating Subsidies(for Conventions)/For details, click here.

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