Travel Information

Weather | Attire | Venue Access | Transportation


Fukuoka has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. The summer is noticeably wetter than the winter, although rain falls throughout the year.


During the event sessions, the expected dress code is business casual. If you will be traveling around the city, we suggest wearing comfortable shoes and to bring a light jacket and hat.

Venue Access

HotelThe designated hotel and venue site is the Hotel Clio Court Hakata. All sessions and receptions will be held here. The hotel has 177 modern, Western style rooms equipped with free WIFI, satellite LCD TV, refrigerator and a full, private bathroom. The location provides quick access to Fukuoka Airport as well as the shopping, restaurant and nightlife district. The hotel is only a few steps from JR Hakata Station’s Exit 15.

Hotel Name: Hotel Clio Court Hakata
Hotel Address
: 5-3 Hakataekichuogai, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0012
Hotel Phone: 092-472-1111
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International Travelers

The nearest airport to Fukuoka International Airport. It has daily connecting service to most other major airports in Japan. Subway from the airport reaches downtown Fukuoka in less than 10 minutes.

Domestic Travelers

Fukuoka can be accessed via car, overnight bus or train service from Hiroshima, Osaka and Tokyo as well as most other surrounding cities. Upon arriving in Fukuoka, the easiest way to travel around the city is by using the network of subway lines.