2019 Hotel Information

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See below for important China Visa information

2019 Conference Host Hotel

Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
555 Xi Zang Road (Middle), Huangpu District
Shanghai, 200003 China
Tel: +86-21-2312-9888

Be sure to take advantage of this location, which is near to the Bund, Yu Garden and the Huangpu River!

The UL and IWCS China 2019 conference host hotel is the Shanghai Marriott City Centre. We encourage all attendees to book their hotel reservations at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre for convenience, as the conference will be held in the hotel. We expect the room block to fill rapidly, so book your rooms early! A reservation link will be provided in the coming weeks. Be sure to mention that you are part of the UL and IWCS conference. The group rate will be available from Saturday, March 23 through Thursday, March 28, 2019 , subject to availability.

Each individual Conference Attendee is kindly requested to make their direct reservations for guest rooms at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre through the Group Rate link provided below. All guest room reservations will be guaranteed by credit card at the time of the booking with a deposit amount equivalent to the 1st night of the reservation.

UL and IWCS China 2019 Conference Group Rate:
US $168.00 per night
RMB 1,150 per night

Please check back in the coming weeks for the hotel reservation link.

Reservations may be changed at the group rate, prior to the cut-off date of Friday, March 15, 2019, subject to hotel availability. Should the block be full, contact the hotel directly to check availability outside the Conference room block.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of your reservation must be made at least 24-hours prior to arrival to avoid the applicable cancellation fee. However, the event organizer takes a financial risk by guaranteeing a certain number of room nights in order that the hotel will offer attractive rates. If attendees do not support the IWCS in this contract, losses can result which must be made up in registration fees for the conference. Kindly keep this in mind when booking, and do not book more rooms than needed, only to cancel at the last moment when the rooms cannot be resold. IWCS is held liable.

Important Notes: A Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card is needed to hold your reservation. You will not be charged at the time of booking. No fee will be charged for using a credit card.

China Visa Information

Please be sure to apply for your travel Visa to China as soon as possible.

China has recently established a “10-year” Visa with unlimited entries for a similar price to the one-time entry Visa.  We encourage you to take advantage of this option! 

China Visa Information

The Visa Application process requires proof of travel logistics, hotel reservation, as well as a Letter of Invite.  For your Letter of Invite, please contact the following person, providing the required information, summarized below:

Ms. Grace F. Chen (陈 峰)
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E-Mail: grace.f.chen@ul.com
T: +86-20-3213-1000 Ext: 67120
Direct: +86-20-3213-1120

NAME:
GENDER:
NATIONALITY:
DATE OF BIRTH:
PASSPORT NUMBER:
DATE OF ISSUE:
DATE OF EXPIRY:
DATES OF TRAVEL IN CHINA:    

For travel from the USA, we suggest that you use the Washington Passport & Visa Service to process / expedite your Chinese Visa Application. The normal processing time is 3-4 weeks, so plan ahead!  You can find the simple instructions and forms at the following website.  (Provide your documents / passport to them by trackable courier. They will also use FedEx to return your Passport containing your Visa.)

Washington Passport Visa Service

Please contact Grace Chen for any additional assistance that you may need.