Travel information

Make the most of your time in Shanghai!

Plan your trip well in advance to ensure that you secure your visa and the best flight and hotel options! Find all the information you need about the dates and locations of the event and prepare your trip to Shanghai.

When and Where

This year, Hi & Fi Asia-China will move to National Convention & Exhibition Centre (NECC), Shanghai.

The National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), abbreviated as NECC (Shanghai), is currently the world's largest single building and exhibition and convention complex, with a 400,000m2 indoor exhibition hall and a 100,000m2 outdoor exhibition field. In addition, they have a 150,000m2 business center, 180,000m2 office facilities and a five-start hotel.

Venue address:
NECC, Shanghai
333 Songze Avenue,
Qingpu District,
Shanghai, China

NECC Shanghai

Opening Hours

Wednesday 19 June
09:30 - 18:00

Thursday 20 June
09:00 - 18:00


Friday 21 June
09:00 - 16:00

Visa Application

You may need to apply for a visa to enter China. As it may take some time for your embassy to process your application, we advise that you begin the registration process as soon as you register, and that you start preparing no later than one month before the show. 

If you are only stopping over in Shanghai en route to another destination, you may not require a visa. You can find more information about the 144-hour visa-free transit and the eligible countries by clicking here.

To apply for a business visa at your local Chinese Embassy, you will need:

  • An official invitation letter*
  • A complete overview of your trip, including proof of flights in and out of the country, detailed description of travel routes, and proof of hotel booking(s)
  • Your passport
  • A recent photo
  • Your visa application form

*To receive your official invitation letter, or if you have any questions about visa eligibility, please contact [email protected]

Visa application image

Hotel & Travel

Shanghai city

Preferential Airfares

We are proud to announce that we have chosen SkyTeam as our Official Alliance Network for air travel. Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares, which will benefit you with up to 15% discounts and no fee for your online bookings.

Book by clicking the button below or go to Skyteam Global Meetings and enter Promocode: 4058S

Find your hotel

Hi & Fi Asia-China has chosen a selection of hotels and residences with hotel services in close proximity to NECC.

Have a look at the options listed on the right, and find a hotel that suits you.

Hotel options for Hi & Fi Asia-China 2019

Getting to the Venue

This year, Hi & Fi Asia-China will take place at NECC Shanghai.
Address: 333 Songze Avenue, Qingpu District, Shanghai P.R.C.

By Metro:
Take Line 2 to East Xujing Station, where you will arrive directly at the exhibition venue. Please use exit 4,5 or 6.

By Taxi:
Taking a taxi is a fast and convenient way to get around Shanghai. The city has the best-managed taxi service in China. Please show the venue  address as written below to the driver:



    Shuttle Service to SNIEC

    Your entrance ticket to Hi & FI Asia-China will also give you free access to NEX, which will take place in SNIEC, as part of CPhI China.

    On day 1 & 2 of the event there will be a shuttle service that will take visitors between the two venues. 

    Shuttle timing:

    The shuttle bus will take place at regular intervals. The full timetable will be available onsite.


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