Conference Venue & Accommodations
Venue: Shanghai International Convention Center
(
2727 Binjiang Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120)
Overview 
Shanghai International Convention Center (SHICC) is located in the heart of Lujiazui-Shanghai's Financial and Trade zone, adjacent to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and facing the multinational styles of architecture along the Bund across the Huangpu River. It enjoys superior geographical position, easily accessible from all parts of the city with modern transportations. The center was completed and officially opened for business in August 1999, covering a construction area of 1 10,000 m2. As the new landmark of Shanghai, the center was appraised as one of the 10 classic buildings over the 50 years since the founding of the P.R. China.
Shanghai International Convention Center has always enjoyed high reputation both at home and abroad for holding large-scale international conferences and business forums. With the capacity for 3000 persons, the Grand Ballroom on the 7th floor is a huge pillar-less multifunctional ballroom carry 4400 m2. Besides, the 30 multifunctional conference halls in different sizes and styles are all equipped with the most advanced high- tech audio video system and simultaneous interpretation facilities. The unparalleled conference venues and professional conference services will display your grace in surmounting the peak of success.
Shanghai International Convention Center has successfully held the important domestic and international conferences and received many political celebrities, including the Fortune Global Forum, APEC Leaders's Summit and series of meetings, the 35th Asian Development Bank Council Annual Meeting, the 5th APEC Telecom Minister Meeting, the 60th session of ESCAP, Global Conference on Scaling up Poverty Reduction, World Engineers' Convention, the 24th World Ports Conference, the 22nd Congress on the Law of the World, the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering, the Heads of State Council Meeting of SCO Member States, African Development Bank Group Council Annual Meeting, and the Welcoming Dinner of EXPO 2010 as well as winning high praises from various parties.

Capacity of SHICC
The SICC has a large number of meeting rooms of various sizes (see Table 1), which can be used selectively according to the needs of Interspeech. In addition, the spacious public areas can be used for coffee breaks and social activities such as welcome reception. 
The Interspeech expects about 2,000 people of participation. The plenary sessions can be held at the Shanghai Hall on Grand Ballroom I+II (F7), while the track sessions (each with participation of about 150 people) can be held at the rooms F5 B-J or F3 A-J. We suggest that Exhibition Hall (1F) is used exclusively for poster sessions. 
The banquet can be held at Grand Ballroom I (F7), which can accommodate 2,000 people in banquet style.


Facilities, Equipment and Services 
The SHICC includes:
● A wide variety of conference and exhibition-related equipment. 
● High speed and quality connections for data, internet, networking and video services. Wireless internet is available at all meeting rooms and exhibition halls. 
● Several luxuriously decorated spacious ballrooms and restaurants catering to a variety of banquets, functions and theme dinners.
        

Location of SHICC
SHICC located in the most core part of Shanghai, just 5 minutes to the Oriental Pearl Tower on foot. It takes about 1 hour to both the Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport by subway. 
Location: 2727 Binjiang Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120 


Banquet Venue
SHICC is one of the first Chinese venue to achieve the ISO 22000 certification of Food Safety Management System as well as the Hazard Management System (HACCP) Certification. It has large ballroom as well as large number of food selections for conference banquet.
The professional team is proud to include many talented chefs skilled in both Western and Asian cuisines. With 6700 sq.m of kitchens in various locations around the venue, SHICC is equipped to provide catering services for 10,000 to 15,000 people simultaneously. Various catering services are thoughtfully tailored to meet the highest satisfactions of the guests. 
● Western and Chinese full gala dinners 
● International style buffet 
● Cocktails 
● Coffee and tea break 
● Boxed meals 

Accommodation
In the same building of our conference venue, there is a 5-Star hotel, the The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel. And with over 50,00 hotel rooms to choose from nearby areas , you will be able to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here are some suggestion.
The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel  ★★★★★
The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel is located in the heart of Lujiazui on the banks of the Huangpu River, directly opposite the Bund. This 5-Star Shanghai hotel is also only a 45-minute drive from Pudong International Airport, as well as some of Pudong's best shopping is right in the vicinity, with extremely convenient access to Lujiazui Metro Line 2 Station and the rest of Shanghai. The Oriental Riverside Bund View also houses a good selection of food and beverage outlets, with multiple restaurants catering to Cantonese, Western, and every style of Chinese cuisine imaginable. The hotel offers comprehensive business services as well as a few well-equipped business centers, including a lecture hall, grand ballroom that can accommodate more than 4, 000 people, and plenty of space to hold an exhibition. Recreational facilities guests can take advantage of include tennis courts, a swimming pool, a sauna, massages, a fitness center, a beauty salon and a bowling alley. To enjoy the Bund view, there is also a rooftop bar to relax in after a busy work day.
Site: http://www.shicc.net/shicc/


Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai ★★★★★
Welcome to the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, situated in the heart of Shanghai’s financial district Lujiazui. Offering stunning views of the city’s glittering skyline, the hotel is perfectly located for both leisure and business visitors. Guests can choose from a range of luxury rooms and suites to suit their requirements and the hotel also provides four gourmet restaurants and three bars with incredible views of the city. There is an onsite health club which includes a spa, swimming pool and gym, and the city’s visitor attractions and shopping malls are also easily accessible from the hotel. At the heart of Asia’s financial centre, overlooking the Huangpu River, the hotel offers endless opportunities for business travellers. If you are visiting for leisure, the hotel’s location is ideal, offering easy access to the city’s major landmarks and tourist attractions.
Site: http://www.kempinsihotel.com/


IFC Residence ★★★★
IFC residence provides premium luxury living in shanghai, offering five-star accommodation and service to residents, also the unique opportunity to work, live, relax and play within the same development with the commercial office towers, shopping mall and restaurants, and superb service at IFC residence. The IFC residence was conceived as a 'contemporary mansion', captivating the spirit of a stately home. including the library lounge, the terrace overlooking Lujiazui park, and the intimate living room complete with an open fireplace to transcend a lifestyle of residential intimacy.


Other Hotels
More hotels lie in the vicinity of the conference venue, and range from luxurious 5-star to thrifty hostel, such as The Eton Hotel Shanghai (4 Star), Grand Soluxe Zhongyou Hotel Shanghai (4 Star), JI Hotel (Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower) (3 Star), Home Inn (Shanghai Lujiazui Oriental Pearl) (2 Star).
Also, you can stay in a hotel in central shanghai area or any other downtown area or nearby a tourist spot and easily transport to the venue by subway.
You may book a hotel from the following websites:
http://english.ctrip.com
http://www.booking.com
http://www.expedia.com
Venue: Shanghai International Convention Center
(
2727 Binjiang Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120)
Overview 
Shanghai International Convention Center (SHICC) is located in the heart of Lujiazui-Shanghai's Financial and Trade zone, adjacent to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and facing the multinational styles of architecture along the Bund across the Huangpu River. It enjoys superior geographical position, easily accessible from all parts of the city with modern transportations. The center was completed and officially opened for business in August 1999, covering a construction area of 1 10,000 m2. As the new landmark of Shanghai, the center was appraised as one of the 10 classic buildings over the 50 years since the founding of the P.R. China.
Shanghai International Convention Center has always enjoyed high reputation both at home and abroad for holding large-scale international conferences and business forums. With the capacity for 3000 persons, the Grand Ballroom on the 7th floor is a huge pillar-less multifunctional ballroom carry 4400 m2. Besides, the 30 multifunctional conference halls in different sizes and styles are all equipped with the most advanced high- tech audio video system and simultaneous interpretation facilities. The unparalleled conference venues and professional conference services will display your grace in surmounting the peak of success.
Shanghai International Convention Center has successfully held the important domestic and international conferences and received many political celebrities, including the Fortune Global Forum, APEC Leaders's Summit and series of meetings, the 35th Asian Development Bank Council Annual Meeting, the 5th APEC Telecom Minister Meeting, the 60th session of ESCAP, Global Conference on Scaling up Poverty Reduction, World Engineers' Convention, the 24th World Ports Conference, the 22nd Congress on the Law of the World, the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering, the Heads of State Council Meeting of SCO Member States, African Development Bank Group Council Annual Meeting, and the Welcoming Dinner of EXPO 2010 as well as winning high praises from various parties.

Capacity of SHICC
The SICC has a large number of meeting rooms of various sizes (see Table 1), which can be used selectively according to the needs of Interspeech. In addition, the spacious public areas can be used for coffee breaks and social activities such as welcome reception. 
The Interspeech expects about 2,000 people of participation. The plenary sessions can be held at the Shanghai Hall on Grand Ballroom I+II (F7), while the track sessions (each with participation of about 150 people) can be held at the rooms F5 B-J or F3 A-J. We suggest that Exhibition Hall (1F) is used exclusively for poster sessions. 
The banquet can be held at Grand Ballroom I (F7), which can accommodate 2,000 people in banquet style.


Facilities, Equipment and Services 
The SHICC includes:
● A wide variety of conference and exhibition-related equipment. 
● High speed and quality connections for data, internet, networking and video services. Wireless internet is available at all meeting rooms and exhibition halls. 
● Several luxuriously decorated spacious ballrooms and restaurants catering to a variety of banquets, functions and theme dinners.
        

Location of SHICC
SHICC located in the most core part of Shanghai, just 5 minutes to the Oriental Pearl Tower on foot. It takes about 1 hour to both the Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport by subway. 
Location: 2727 Binjiang Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120 


Banquet Venue
SHICC is one of the first Chinese venue to achieve the ISO 22000 certification of Food Safety Management System as well as the Hazard Management System (HACCP) Certification. It has large ballroom as well as large number of food selections for conference banquet.
The professional team is proud to include many talented chefs skilled in both Western and Asian cuisines. With 6700 sq.m of kitchens in various locations around the venue, SHICC is equipped to provide catering services for 10,000 to 15,000 people simultaneously. Various catering services are thoughtfully tailored to meet the highest satisfactions of the guests. 
● Western and Chinese full gala dinners 
● International style buffet 
● Cocktails 
● Coffee and tea break 
● Boxed meals 
Accommodation
In the same building of our conference venue, there is a 5-Star hotel, the The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel. And with over 50,00 hotel rooms to choose from nearby areas , you will be able to find exactly what you’re looking for. Here are some suggestion.
The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel  ★★★★★
The Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel is located in the heart of Lujiazui on the banks of the Huangpu River, directly opposite the Bund. This 5-Star Shanghai hotel is also only a 45-minute drive from Pudong International Airport, as well as some of Pudong's best shopping is right in the vicinity, with extremely convenient access to Lujiazui Metro Line 2 Station and the rest of Shanghai. The Oriental Riverside Bund View also houses a good selection of food and beverage outlets, with multiple restaurants catering to Cantonese, Western, and every style of Chinese cuisine imaginable. The hotel offers comprehensive business services as well as a few well-equipped business centers, including a lecture hall, grand ballroom that can accommodate more than 4, 000 people, and plenty of space to hold an exhibition. Recreational facilities guests can take advantage of include tennis courts, a swimming pool, a sauna, massages, a fitness center, a beauty salon and a bowling alley. To enjoy the Bund view, there is also a rooftop bar to relax in after a busy work day.
Site: http://www.shicc.net/shicc/


Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai ★★★★★
Welcome to the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, situated in the heart of Shanghai’s financial district Lujiazui. Offering stunning views of the city’s glittering skyline, the hotel is perfectly located for both leisure and business visitors. Guests can choose from a range of luxury rooms and suites to suit their requirements and the hotel also provides four gourmet restaurants and three bars with incredible views of the city. There is an onsite health club which includes a spa, swimming pool and gym, and the city’s visitor attractions and shopping malls are also easily accessible from the hotel. At the heart of Asia’s financial centre, overlooking the Huangpu River, the hotel offers endless opportunities for business travellers. If you are visiting for leisure, the hotel’s location is ideal, offering easy access to the city’s major landmarks and tourist attractions.
Site: http://www.kempinsihotel.com/


IFC Residence ★★★★
IFC residence provides premium luxury living in shanghai, offering five-star accommodation and service to residents, also the unique opportunity to work, live, relax and play within the same development with the commercial office towers, shopping mall and restaurants, and superb service at IFC residence. The IFC residence was conceived as a 'contemporary mansion', captivating the spirit of a stately home. including the library lounge, the terrace overlooking Lujiazui park, and the intimate living room complete with an open fireplace to transcend a lifestyle of residential intimacy.


Other Hotels
More hotels lie in the vicinity of the conference venue, and range from luxurious 5-star to thrifty hostel, such as The Eton Hotel Shanghai (4 Star), Grand Soluxe Zhongyou Hotel Shanghai (4 Star), JI Hotel (Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower) (3 Star), Home Inn (Shanghai Lujiazui Oriental Pearl) (2 Star).
Also, you can stay in a hotel in central shanghai area or any other downtown area or nearby a tourist spot and easily transport to the venue by subway.
You may book a hotel from the following websites:
http://english.ctrip.com
http://www.booking.com
http://www.expedia.com
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