The 2016-2018 Convention Committee welcomes you to Yokohama. This will be an outstanding event and a once in a lifetime opportunity to get to know Japan. You do not want to miss it. 

On behalf of the Zonta clubs of District 26, we look forward to hosting your visit to Japan during the Zonta 64th Convention. 

Convention Chairmen Sadako Miyake and Makiko Yamamoto

Located just 30 minutes south of Tokyo in the center of Japan, Yokohama, once a small fisherman's town, is now a beautiful port city. Since its opening as an international port in 1859, Yokohama has been a place to exchange culture, friendship, information and goods between Japan and the world. 

Start your planning by visiting the  Yokohama Official Visitors' Guide

Experience the Zonta 64th Convention. Be inspired by keynote speakers, participate in interactive workshops and build personal connections with fellow Zontians from around the world. As a delegate, you will have the opportunity to vote in decisions that will shape the future of Zonta International. Detailed information for the program will be provided in 2017.

Important dates to note:
29 June: district meetings
29 June - 3 July: Zonta International Convention 2018

The PACIFICO Yokohama was designed under the theme "Waves, Wind and Sunlight" and the architecture has become a symbol of Yokohama. A rich selection of sightseeing spots and citizens offering genuine hospitality will definitely make your stay a life-long memory.

The  InterContinental Yokohama Grand is the 2018 Convention hotel. The hotel is connected to the PACIFICO Yokohama convention center, making travel easy to and from your accommodations.

A limited room block will be available with special guest room rates. The hotel is pleased to offer the following special rates for the Zonta International 2018 Convention:

  • Single: JPY28000
  • Double: JPY28000
  • Triple: JPY37000

Individual reservations will be made through a designated link that the hotel will provide for Convention attendees. No reservations will be accepted by the phone, via the internet or any other channels available to group. This link will be made available in 2017.

Information regarding registration, including pricing structures and dates, will be available in 2017.

Sponsoring the program booklet is a way to support the 2018 Convention while putting your name and logo in the hands of thousands of Zontians and guests in attendance from around the world. 

  • Donation of JPY 300,000 receives a logo and name in the program booklet
  • Donation of JPY 100,000 receives a logo in the program booklet
  • Donation of JPY 50,000 receives a name in the program booklet

Additionally, a provision of more than 500 sponsorship items receives a logo and name. More details on how to be part of the program booklet will be available in 2017.

Once you land in Japan, travel to Yokohama is fast, easy and will have you feeling like a local by the time you arrive at the InterContinental Yokohama Grand Hotel. If you fly in to Narita Airport, you will reach Yokohama in just 90 minutes by either limousine bus or on the world-renowned Japanese railway system. Haneda Airport is only a quick 20-minute train ride from Yokohama. To learn more about the ease of navigating Yokohama and Japan, visit