6 - 8 JUNE 2023

Global Conference, In-Person

Global Summit

Practical Info

The Venue

International Conference Centre Kyoto

422 Iwakura Osagicho, Sakyo Ward
Kyoto, 606-0001, Japan

The ICCK is located 25 minutes away from the train station.

How to Get There

Practical Information

Bullet Train

A bullet train in Japan passing by Mount Fuji.

Access & Transportation

    • Fly to Osaka! For the quickest way to Kyoto, you can then take the JR Haruka Limited Express right at the airport for a direct line (train every 30 min. for a 70 min. trip).

    • Fly to Tokyo! No direct trains, but easy transfer with the Keikyu Airport Line’s Rapid Limited Express between Haneda Airport to Shinagawa Station to take a shinkansen bullet train for Kyoto.

 Carry cash: not all taxis accept credit cards.

Hotels & Lodgings

As the official CGF hotels are fully booked, we recommend you find your lodgings through this website.

The Ace Hotel Kyoto, 20 minutes away from the convention center, still has rooms available, as well as FAUCHON l’Hôtel Kyoto.

Visa Process

Delegates are invited to check visa requirements for their country of citizenship before travel. If you require an invitation letter for a visa, please contact us.

Health Information

We are fully committed to ensuring the safety and health of our delegates, sponsors and suppliers present at the Global Summit in Kyoto. We will adhere to recommended cautionary measures, protocols and guidelines from leading health organisations and national authorities, and adjust precautionary measures as necessary to ensure the health and safety of our event attendees and staff. We are fully committed to providing the best event experience for all our delegates, so please do let us know should you have any concerns.

Convention Center Information

Registration Desk Information

The Consumer Goods Forum team will welcome you to the Global Summit as of Tuesday 6th June for those participating to the Store Tour, otherwise the registration desk will be open as of 7.00am on Wednesday 7th June. Delegates are invited to register at the Welcome Desk upon arrival.

Opening Hours

The Delegates’ Welcome Desk at the Kyoto International Convention Center will be openn: 

  • Tuesday 6th June from 07:00 to 10:00.
  • Wednesday 7th June from 07:00 to 19:00.
  • Thursday 8th June from 07:00 to  19:00.


For communication and security reasons, you are requested to wear your badge at all times, including social events.

Dress Code

We recommend business-wear throughout the Global Summit except for the Gala Dinner, where Black Tie is required.

CGF Events App

The CGF Events app is our exclusive tool for you to network with fellow delegates and access event information before and during the Summit. Access to the events will be available before the Global Summit starts.

Executive Summary

An Executive Summary of the plenary sessions will be sent by email to delegates after the Summit and will also be made available on the Global Summit website.

Session Presentation

Speakers’ presentations will be available after you finish completing our evaluation questionnaire. Availability of presentations is entirely at the discretion of the speakers.

Shokokuji Temple in Kyoto, Japan

Headquarters Temple and Traditional Cultural Experience Tour

Visit Shokokuji, known as one of the Shoguns’ headquarters temple, enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine at Hakusasonso Hashimoto Kansetsu Garden & Museum, and have an original Japanese painting experience at IKKAIN Tofukuji Temple.

The visit takes place on June 9th, from 9:00 to 17:00. Departure is from the Prince Hotel Takaragaike.

Click here to participate and here to learn more.

Evaluation Questionnaire

It is very important for us to get your feedback on this Summit to better understand your needs. We will ask you to rate the speakers after each day via an online questionnaire. After the event, we will ask you for five minutes of your time to fill in a more general online evaluation questionnaire so that we can better serve your needs in the future.