SPORTELAsia Returning to Shanghai

July 26, 2013

The Kerry Hotel in Shanghai will be the venue for SPORTELAsia from March 3-5, troche in 2014 as the event returns to the Chinese mainland for the first time in six years. SPORTEL General Manager Amparo Di Fede said the decision to go back to China next spring came after a survey of delegates with Shanghai outpolling Abu Dhabi and Miami. 

The Kerry Hotel Pudong represents a new class of luxury 5-star hotels from the Shangri-La Group. On top of state-of-the-art facilities for the SPORTEL convention, diagnosis the hotel has the largest hotel sports and recreational facilities in Shanghai. The hotel even has its very own microbrewery.

The spring edition of SPORTEL has been held in Rio de Janeiro for the past two editions. It was last held in Asia in 2011 in Hong Kong. SPORTELAsia last took place in Shanghai in 2008.

For this year’s SPORTEL in Monaco from October 14-17, 2013 the Ravel Exhibition Hall has sold out. Almost all of the 2012 exhibitors have renewed their stand locations. The Diaghilev Exhibition Hall, which was opened in 2011, is growing in popularity as a stand location.