World Routes 2016

The 22nd World Route Development Forum

Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
24 - 27 September 2016

Networking Events

Amsterdam Airport Schipol

Saturday Reception

Come celebrate Schiphol’s 100th birthday

It’s Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s 100th birthday this year and they’d like to celebrate that with you! This year’s Saturday Reception will be a very special networking event filled with Dutch hospitality, music, food, drinks and many surprises! We hope to raise a glass with you in Chengdu!

Date: 24 September 2016
Time: 18:00 – 22:00
Dress code: Smart casual

Transfers will be provided from the event venue to the Shangri-La Hotel, buses will depart from Hall 5 at 5pm. 

Return transfers will be provided from the Shangri-La to the event venue, buses will depart at 10pm. 

Welcome Reception

Hosted by the CDIA, the Welcome Reception will be held in the Century City New International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Completed in 2005, the centre is also the official venue for this year’s event.

Date: 25 September 2016
Time: 17:00 - 19:30
Dress code: Smart casual

Networking Evening

This year’s Networking evening will be held in the New Century Global Center, the world’s largest standalone structure. Big enough to hold the Sydney Opera House twenty times over, the venue will provide an impressive backdrop for the industry’s most coveted award ceremony.

Date: 26 September 2016
Time: 19:30 - 23:00
Dress code: Business attire

Farewell Reception 

Hosted by the Government of Catalonia, host of World Routes 2017, the farewell reception will provide delegates with a taste of the Catalonian hospilality they can expect to experience in Barcelona. 

Date: 27 September 2016
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Dress code: Smart casual