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6th Inter-Chamber Ski Race


Skiers, Snowboarders and Onsen Fans – our winter love story goes into its 6th edition!

Challenging yet another new location, members, friends and families of foreign chambers of commerce retreat for a friendly race and a great evening networking party to the mountains of Niigata.

With more than 120 people attending, this is probably the largest inter-chamber weekend retreat in Japan. While organized by foreign chambers in Japan, half the attendees are usually Japanese, the other half are foreign nationals. Families, partners and children are most welcome!

Venue: Lotte Arai Resort
1966 Ryozenji, Myoko City, Niigata
Tel. +81 255-75-1100
Approx. 20 Minutes from the Jyoetsu Myoko shinkansen station by shuttle bus or taxi.

Date: weekend of Jan. 30/31, 2021

Accommodation can be arranged freely by participants themselves, fitting their needs as families, groups of friends or single participants.

Note: the evening networking party will take place in the Lotte Arai Resort.

For early birds who decide until Dec. 18th, we can reserve following prices:
For single: JPY 20.000 per Night (Room only)
For double: JPY 25.000 per Night (Room only)
For one adult and one child: JPY 23.000 per Night (Room only)
For two adults and one child: JPY 28.000 per Night (Room only)
For two adults and two children: JPY 31.000 per Night (Room only)

Update (Oct. 8): the above special rates will additionally benefit from a 35% reduction from the go-to campaign (might change / become not applicable in case the official go-to campaign is significantly changed, e.g. excludes Tokyotees from the program again or similar)

The above prices are subject to 10% tax and a local onsen fee (JPY 150 per person older than 12 years old). 
Breakfast: Adult: JPY 2.200, Child: JPY 1.400
Dinner: Adult: JPY 3.900, Child: JPY 2.400
*Child: 4 to 12 years old, free for under 3 years old

Write us a short email, if you have decided to participate already. We will introduce a contact person of Lotte Arai Resort for a reservation directly.

For any question, please don’t hesitate to contact us (Mami Iwasaki or Arnold Ackerer) at the Austrian Business Council,

We are also inviting companies to become sponsors of this event! Either as main sponsor for the event / networking evening or for sponsoring raffle prizes. Email us, we need your support.



  • JPY 2,500 for Ski/ Snowboard adult
  • JPY 1,250 for under 20

Award Party

  • JPY 6,600 for participants over 12 years old
  • JPY 3,300 for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • free for children under 5 years old

For your information
Lift Ticket, please arrange yourself!

  • 1day: JPY 4.700
  • 2day: JPY 8.600

Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged.

Please find also the Flyer!

Participating Chambers:
Belgian–Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Czech Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
Greek Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Swiss Chamber of Commerce
Spanish Chaber of Commerce in Japan

Event sponsor:
BMW Group Japan

Raffle prizes sponsor:





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