Convenient air, sea, and land routes tie Beppu closely to the rest of the world. Beppu is blessed with an abundance of natural glory from sea to mountains, plateaus, and the most famous hot springs in Japan. B-Con Plaza itself is situated in the spacious and verdant Beppu Park. This convention center is one of the largest in western Japan, with a convention hall which can house up 8,000. The artistic and graceful design of the Global Tower is symbolic of the purpose of B-CON Plaza, which is to provide a place for people from all over the world to meet and exchange information. Whether your needs are international conferences, concerts, trade shows or lectures, the future starts at B-CON Plaza.


  • Convention Hall

    • A large assembly hall that can hold up to about 8,000 people.
    • Traveling arches-the first in Japan make various configrations possible.
    • Large screen video displays make live perfomances within the hall even more powerful.
    Convention Hall

    Facility Summary

    Maximum occupancy (theater configration) 8,000
    Floor area 2,756m²
    Celling height 24.3m
    main uses conventions, assemblies, ceremonies, exhibits, trade shows, and concerts
    other 325 inch large screen video displays
  • Philharmonia Hall

    • A horse-shoe shaped hall that can hold up to 1,200 people.
    • The flexible-configration stage can accommodate concerts, theatrical performances, lectures, or anything else.
    • Great acoustics for live performances
    Philharmonia Hall

    Facility Summary

    Maximum occupancy
    Maximum distance About 23 meters
    Main uses performances, theater, dance, ceremonies, conventions, asemblies, academic conferences, and lectures.
    Other Horse-shoe shaped hall
  • International Conference Room

    • An approximately 400m² area filled with natural light abutted by a 132 seat gallary.
    • Flexible enough to allow various meeting configrations, from horse-shoe shaped to school-meeting style.
    • Fully-equipped with the most advanced conference equipment, including simultanenious interperting facilities for six languages.
    International Conference Room

    Facility Summary

    Maximum occupancy
    (theatre configration)
    Floor space 405m²
    Main uses International conferences
    (up to six languages), domestic
    conferences, symposia,
    or academic conferences
    Other 69 seat horse-shoe shaped conferences, 132 seat gallery, simultaneous
    interpreting facilities for six languages
  • Conference Room

    This is a mid-size conference room elegantly appointed in relaxing shades of wood.

    Conference Room

    Facility Summary

    Maximum occupancy
    (theatre configration)
    Floor area 234m²
    Main uses Domestic conferences, symposia,
    and academic conferences
  • Reception Hall

    • A large elliptical hall with abundant natural light.
    • Fully equipped with nine screen multi-vision as well as premium-grade illumination and sound systems.
    • Highly versatile: suited to everything from parties to ceremonies or conferences.
    Reception Hall

    Facility Summary

    Maximum occupancy
    (theatre configration)
    Floor space 896m²
    Main uses parties, meetings, lectures, conferences
  • Meeting Room

    Meeting Room

    Facility Summary

    Meeting Room1 For conferences
    Occupancy 18-40 (Floor B1)
    Meeting Rooms 2 and
    Meeting Rooms 3
    Each with 24-66 occupancy
    Two rooms can be joined (Floor B1)
    Meeting Room4 for conferences
    Occupancy 18-60 (Floor B1)
    Meeting Room31 For lectures and conferences
    Occupancy 60-150 (3rd floor)
    Meeting Room 32 For lectures and conferences
    Occupancy 36-70 (3rd floor)
    Meeting Room 33 For lectures and conferences
    Occupancy 30-48 (3rd floor)
  • Entrance Hall

    The specious entrance hall basks in natural light.
    It may be used for event reception or as an adjunct space.

    Entrance Hall

    Facility Summary

    Floor area 1,248m²
    Material Water-polished foreign marble