The new "Akebono Room" will encompass 597 sq. m, including a 94 sq. m foyer. It is situated close to the "Heian Room, " which at 1, 487 sq. m is the largest of the Hotel Okura’s banqueting rooms and was the subject of a major renovation in August 2007. The proximity of these two large rooms mean that "Akebono Room" can be utilized for a wide variety of purposes following a large conference in "Heian Room." Hotel Okura offers a variety of plans and configurations for "Akebono Room, " using it simultaneously with "Heian Room" for business meetings or exhibitions, or for a spacious standing buffet. "Akebono Room" also lends itself for a variety of entertainment purposes, with options including welcome and farewell parties.