Nature Aquarium Party 2017

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The spectacular event, "Nature Aquarium Party (NA Party)", is a perfect finale closing the International Aquatic Plants layout Contest every year. In the year 2017, the NA party will be held on Saturday, October 21!

Last year, the NA Party celebrated the winners of the IAPLC 2016 before a packed hall of around 250 guests and aquarists around the globe who logged on to watch the event. And, it offered the first demonstration of new products, a BBQ lunch party and other fun events on the second day.

The party will be organized in Niigata, Japan again this year. Anyone who are interested in planted aquarium and aquascaping are WELCOME! Come to the party and catch up with the fellow aquarists of the world in Niigata, this fall!

※ The photos show the NA Party 2016.

Date / Venue

Oct 21 - 22, 2017
Niigata, JAPAN

October 21
1st section:TOKI MESSE Niigata Convention Center 4F
2nd section:Hotel Nikko Niigata 4F

October 22
Aqua Design Amano Headquarters

As optional plans, several events exclusively for international guests such as a live layout making and sightseeing in Niigata will be held on Oct. 23 and 24.

Event Contents

1st day: Saturday, October 21st
Nature Aquarium Party 2017

Venue:TOKI MESSE Niigata Convention Center 4F
12:30 - Registration opens
13:30 - Ceremony starts

1st section
・Unveiling top works of IAPLC2017
・Commentary of judges on the top 7 works
・Awarding ceremony
・Commemorative photo shooting

2nd section
Venue: Hotel Nikko Niigata 4F
・Buffet party
・Present lottery etc...

□TOKI MEESE Niigata Convention Center
6-1 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata 950-0078 JAPAN
*Please do not inquire them regarding the event’s contents

□Hotel Nikko Niigata
5-1 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata 950-0078 JAPAN
*Please do not inquire them regarding the event’s contents

Access by bus from Niigata station
・Take bus bound for Sado Kisen Ferry via TOKI MESSE departure from terminal 3 in Bandaiguchi Bus Terminal.
・Get off at TOKI MESSE
*To find out more access methods or parking information, please go through the link below.

TOKI MESSE Niigata Convention Center
Hotel Nikko Niigata
*Links to web-sites

2nd day: Sunday October 22nd

Venue: ADA HQ
A free shuttle bus from hotel to ADA HQ is available at 11:00am.
Free shuttle bus connecting ADA HQ and other event venues will be available.

Event contents:
・Visiting 4-meter-long Nature Aquarium
・Nature Aquarium Gallery *photos permitted
・Briefing on ADA’s new products
・Limited products on sale
・Meal and beverage will be served

The event will run on a casual, come-and-go basis. (Party ends:14:30)
Shuttle buses to Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan are available for guests who stay there on Oct 22nd. Also, shuttle buses bound for Tsubame-sanjo station (2 buses), Niigata station - Niigata Airport (1 bus) will be available from 12:30.

Bound for Tsubame-sanjo station/
1, 12:30 ADA HQ Departure - 13:00 Tsubame-sanjo station Arrival
2, 13:30 ADA HQ Departure - 14:00 Tsubame-sanjo station Arrival
3, 14:30 ADA HQ Departure - 15:00 Tsubame-sanjo station Arrival

Bound for Niigata city/
1, 14:10 ADA HQ Departure - 15:00 Niigata Airport Arrival - 15:30 Niigata station Arrival

Bound for Yumotoya Hotel/
1, 14:00 ADA HQ Departure - 14:20 Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan Arrival
2, 15:00 ADA HQ Departure - 15:20 Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan Arrival

Please choose a live layout making at NA gallery or Niigata city sightseeing on 23rd Monday and 24th Tuesday. Please check fees on the application form.

Basic plans

・One-day plan JPY 8,000 (tax incl.)
Saturday Oct 21st, one day plan (participating party only) Souvenir to participants will be given.
*This will not include the 2nd day at ADA headquarters

・Overnight plan JPY 20,000 (Tax incl.)
This plan includes Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd 2017 at ADA HQ.
Souvenir to participants will be given.

*Fees do not include transportation fee nor parking lot for the 1st day.
*Fees can be differed based on your plans after 22nd. To find out fees and details, please check the application page.

Online Registration Deadline:

August 31st, 2017 18:00 (JST)


Hotel on the Oct 21st is “HOTEL OKURA NIIGATA”. Hotel on the following days will be “Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan”.
Please choose hotel, member of guests and basic/optional plans on the application page.
We will try to accommodate your requests, but we cannot guarantee these requests will always be met, due to coverage and scheduling constraints.

Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan
*Links to websites

Regarding transportation for guests who choose the overnight program:

On the first day, please come directly to TOKI MESSE Niigata Convention Center (Hotel Nikko Niigata is next to it).
After the party, free shuttle bus to HOTEL OKURA will be available.

On the second day, shuttle bus from Hotel Okura Niigata to ADA HQ will be available at 11:00am. The exact close time of party on the 2nd day is not set up, but it is on a come-and-go basis according to your own plans. (Event at ADA HQ will be ended around 14:30)

Free shuttle buses from ADA HQ to Niigata station, Tsubame Sanjo Station and Niigata Airport will be available. There is also one bounding for Yumotoya Onsen Ryokan.

Regarding photos and filming

Please be noticed that media press may be involved during the events. Live stream on the internet will be taken place too.

Nature Aquarium Party 2017 - Application closed

Online Registration Deadline:

August 31st, 2017 18:00 (JST)

*Application will be closed when it reaches the capacity. Advance reservation required.

*In this Nature Aquarium Party 2017, Nippon Travel Agency Co.,Ltd. organizes lodging plan. Should you have any questions regarding lodging plans, please inquire them. (Please find “Contacts of lodging and payment method” on the application form.)
For Cancellation Policy, please follow cancellation policy of Nippon Travel Agency Co.,Ltd. For the detail, please check it when you register.
*If you have any questions about event contents of Nature Aquarium Party and following events, please contact us. (support@adana.co.jp)