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Shanghai is the largest city in China in terms of population and one of the largest urban areas in the world, with over 20 million people in its extended metropolitan area. Located on China's central eastern coast at the mouth of the Yangtze River, the city is administered as a municipality with province-level status.

Originally a fishing and textiles town, Shanghai grew to importance in the 19th century due to its favourable port location and as one of the cities opened to foreign trade by the 1842 Treaty of Nanking.The city flourished as a center of commerce between east and west, and became a multinational hub of finance and business by the 1930s.Economic reforms in 1990 have resulted in intense development and financing, and in 2005 Shanghai became the world's largest port.

The city is an emerging tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as the Bund and Xintiandi, its modern and ever-expanding Pudong skyline including the Oriental Pearl Tower, and its new reputation as a center of culture and design. Today, Shanghai is mainland China's center for commerce and finance, and has been described as the "showpiece" of the world's fastest-growing economy.

Conference Location - Shanghai International Conference Center (SHICC)

The 29th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems(MEMS 2016) will be held at Shanghai International Conference Center (SHICC).

Shanghai International Convention Center is located in the heart of Lujiazui – Shanghai’s Financial and Trade zone, adjacent to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and facing the multinational styles of architecture along the Bund across the Huangpu River. It enjoys superior geographical position, easily accessible from all parts of the city with modern transportations. The center was completed and officially opened for business in August 1999, covering a construction area of 110,000 m2. As the new landmark of Shanghai, the center was appraised as one of the 10 classic buildings over the 50 years since the founding of the P.R. China.

Shanghai International Convention Center is a 5-star hotel with fantastic Bund view at same time, boasts 273 river-view deluxe rooms and suites, catering facilities in different styles and diversified recreational and fitness facilities.

Shanghai International Convention Center has successfully held the important domestic and international conferences and received many political celebrities, including the Fortune Global Forum, APEC Leaders’ Summit and series of meetings, ect.

Add: 2727 Riverside Ave, Pudong, Shanghai, China
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