About Guangzhou: Guangzhou (pop. 6.7 million), also known as Canton in English, is the capital of Guangdong Province, and a key transportation hub and trading port in China. Guangzhou is the third largest city in China and is beautifully situated on the Pearl River, within 100 miles of Hong Kong. The city is easily accessible through its modern international airport, as well as by train from Hong Kong.
Meeting Location: Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center is connected to the Oriental International Convention Hotel an international five-star convention hotel. The hotel is praises as the best choice for the highest government and business functions and has more than 1,000 mountain view rooms, shops and several restaurants. Meet receptions and housing accommodation will be in the hotel and the scientific session will take place in the convention center. Getting around the Convention Center
Hotel Address: Baiyun International Convention Center: No.1039-1045,Baiyun Ave.South,Guangzhou, China.
Nearest Airport: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
The Airport is located just 25 minutes from the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center.
Taxi Service From Airport: Taking a taxi will be convenient and should cost about RMB 100 Yuan.
Travel Links: Use these links to help plan your travel to Guangzhou.
Guangzhou Travel Tips and Information
Pearl River Cruise
White Cloud Mountain
Travel From Hong Kong to Guangzhou
Time Difference: China Standard Time is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)+8 hours.
Weather: In July, the average temperatures in Guangzhou range from a 77 °F - 90 °F (25 °C - 32.2 °C).
Currency: Chinese Yuan (also known as Renminbi, rmb for short) is the official currency. Use of foreign currencies is generally not allowed.
Certain foreign currencies may be accepted at a limited number of hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. There are currency exchange services at some 4 star to 5 star hotels. All branches of Bank of China and other large banks offers currency exchange services.
Electricity: China operates on a 220V electrical current. Visitors are encouraged to bring voltage converters or transformers if necessary.