Exciting news in store for IT&CM China delegates as the 2015 show gears up to open at a brand new venue in April this year. Deemed the Pearl on the River, Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing (SHCEC) is the perfect combination of convention and exhibition. The international multifunctional complex houses facilities for conventions, exhibitions, activities and catering.
Located in the center of Shanghai Changfeng Ecological Business District, surrounded by Suzhou River and adjacent to Hongqiao business area, SHCEC has a total area of 9,000sqm of conference rooms, 16,000sqm of exhibition area, 5,000sqm of catering area and 800 underground parking lots.
Stone Shi, Director of Sales & Marketing reveals, “SHCEC is a new venue in Shanghai. It is a one-stop service platform of exhibition, convention, activities and catering for domestic and international events. Hosting the IT&CM China 2015 event will enable SHCEC to showcase our facilities and capabilities.”
In addition, three properties from the Marriott Group have partnered with IT&CM China as Official Hotels for over 400 hosted delegates – JW Marriott Shanghai Changfeng Park, Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel and Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview.
“IT&CM China is one of the largest and leading international MICE trade shows in China that attracts a large contingent of national and regional convention visitor bureaus and tourism offices from China. It is the best platform for us to meet with quality buyers and media from across China and the rest of the world”, commented Crystal Song, Director of Marketing from JW Marriott Shanghai Changfeng Park.
Jürgen Sterkau, General Manager of Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel echoed his agreement, “IT&CM China’s reputation is acknowledged by many industry clients and guests. As an official hotel, Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel can be assured of a stronger market presence that further underlines our hotel as one of the leading MICE hotels in the Shanghai MICE market.”
As the newest kid on the block, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview is more than ready for the upcoming April show. Ricky Lam, General Manager said, “IT&CM China is a very important event for the MICE industry, especially to a MICE-focused hotel like us. As the newest Marriott property in Shanghai, being able to partner such an influential event which is a hub for international MICE activity in the region, is a great opportunity to showcase our property to the market.”