The Summit Venue – Shanghai exhibition center

Established with the approval of Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the SEC is a venue specializing in offering large-scale conference and exhibition services.

With its buildings completed in March 1955, the SEC is the oldest site for conferences and exhibitions in the People's Republic of China. Over the past five decades or so, the SEC has been the location of quite a number of important political events and foreign affairs, where CCP leaders of the first, second and the third generation arrived to attend meetings and to meet scores of heads of states from foreign countries. The SEC has hosted a great many successful international and domestic conferences, exhibitions, and commercial promotion activities. The SEC is a center for important political, economic, scientific, technological and cultural activities. Architecturally, the SEC is blessed with unique characteristics. All in all, it is the ideal venue for conferences, exhibitions and large-scale events in Shanghai.


The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai

Stay in the heart of Shanghai. The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai is our recommended hotel for exhibitors/attendees. It is located along the bustling West Nanjing Road, thus providing easy access to shopping, entertainment, and cultural attractions. Offering luxurious accommodation complemented by fine service, it boasts a health club and four dining options.

Regarding our upcoming summit, the Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai is right behind the Shanghai exhibition center. It’s within walking distance, so you won’t need to waste your time with long journeys! We have also listed several other respectable hotels on our home page.


The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai

1376 Nanjing Xi Road., Jing'an, 200040 Shanghai, China



Travelling to the SEC and the hotel by public transport is quick and easy. We are close to Jing‘an Temple station - take line 2 from both the PVG and SHA airports.

Alternatively you could take a taxi from either airport. The average cost is 200 RMB (30 USD), and will take approximately 1 hour one way due to traffic.

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