World Routes 2018

The 24th World Route Development Forum

Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
15 – 18 September 2018

Networking Events

A comprehensive hospitality programme will provide delegates with the opportunity to network with their key targets in an informal environment.

Saturday Reception

Shangri la

15 September 2018, 17:00–19:00

The Saturday Reception is the opening networking event for World Routes 2018. This drinks reception will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel and is available to sponsor, download the World Routes 2018 Sponsorship Brochure for more information. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the city after the reception; discover Guangzhou's most recommended restaurants and nightlife

Transfers to the Saturday Reception will be available from 16:15 and will run from the Official Hotels. View the event transfers schedule for more information.

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

16 September 2018, 17:30–19:30

The Welcome Reception will take place in the China Import and Export Fair, the official event venue for World Routes 2018. Delegates will be treated to Canton cuisine and refreshments throughout the reception, as well as being provided with the opportunity to network in a relaxed setting following the first main business day of the event.

Networking Evening

World Routes 2017 Marketing Awards

17 September 2018, 19:00–23:00

The Networking Evening, which will include the World Routes 2018 Marketing Awards, will take place in the China Import and Export Fair. The networking event was originally due to take place at the Canton Tower but due to adverse weather conditions has had to be moved to the official event venue. 

Farewell Reception

Handover Ceremony

18 September 2018, 17:00–19:00

Hosted by the South Australian Tourism Commission, Tourism Australia and Adelaide Airport, hosts of World Routes 2019, the Farewell Reception will provide the global route development community with a taste of Australia's famous hospitality. The Farewell Reception will include the Handover Ceremony and offer delegates the opportunity to network with their industry peers. 

View the event programme