Banquet and Reception Venues

The café and restaurant are closed to visitors until further notice. Restrictions on usage apply to some or all venues.

Venues inside OIST | Venues in the vicinity of OIST

Venues inside OIST

The "Meeting Rooms" in the OIST Conference Center

Conferences and events taking place at the OIST Conference Center can use the "Meeting Rooms" not only for talks, presentations and poster sessions, but also as a dinner venue. Together with the green areas around the "Meeting Rooms", and a cozy patio area, the provide a wonderful spacious banquet or reception venue.

Point of contact:

  • OIST members: Please book the space through the Conference & Workshop Section via reservation@oist.jp 
  • External facility users: Please book the space through reservation@oist.jp (additional venue fees might apply)

The Restaurant Space (Level B)

Outside the operation hours of OIST Restaurant "Yun-Taku", which is located on Level B of the Center Building inside our Main Campus can also be used as a venue for conference dinners, banquets, receptions, etc. 

Point of contact:

  • OIST members: Please book the space through OIST Food Services (foodservices@oist.jp). 
  • External facility users: Please book the space through reservation@oist.jp (additional venue fees might apply)

The Café Space (Level C)

Outside the operation hours of OIST Café "AIEN", which is located on Level C of the Center Building, above the Restaurant Space, can also be used as a venue for conference dinners, banquets, receptions, etc. 

Point of contact:

  • OIST members: Please book the space through OIST Food Services (foodservices@oist.jp)
  • External facility users: Please book the space through reservation@oist.jp (additional venue fees might apply)

Center Court (Level C)

Outside the business hours, as well as on weekends and national holidays, the Center Court inside the Center Building of OIST Main Campus provides a wonderful venue for a for conference dinner, banquet or reception. It can be used in combination with the Cafe Space.

Point of contact:

Chura Hall (OIST Seaside House, 3F)

If your event is at the OIST Seaside House, Chura Hall is the ideal venue for all catered breakfasts, lunches and dinners, including your conference dinner, banquet or reception.

Point of contact:

Venues in the vicinity of OIST

Most hotels and some restaurants in the vicinity of OIST offer a variety of banquet venues. We recommend contacting them directly to inquire about their services.

You can also visit the mice.okinawastory.jp for possible banquet venue options in Okinawa but keep in mind that the list is not exhaustive.