IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase 2019


IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase
17 & 18 July 2019
Intercontinental Hotel, Hangzhou, China


Save the date - IPAF Asia Conference 2020

Announced at the end of the 2019 IPAF Asia Conference, was the venue and date for next year:

8 & 9 July 2020
COEX, Seoul, South Korea

Please save the date and we hope to see you in Seoul.

IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase - the only conference in Asia that focuses solely on powered access

This July, join us at the Intercontinental Hotel in Hangzhou, the capital of the Zhejiang province, China, for the eighth IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase. 

The full-day conference and gala dinner will bring together key industry professionals providing an opportunity to hear from international speakers on developments across the region and beyond. It will provide an excellent opportunity to meet and network with industry colleagues and to gain valuable business insights about the powered access industry.

Once again there is an exceptional line-up of speakers which will be announced shortly. Topics will include Big Data, mast climbing work platforms (MCWP) and hoists, increasing your mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) Return on Investment (ROI), MEWP rentals, battery technology and IPAF's role in the powered access industry. The conference will feature two round table discussions with industry leading figures.

With simultaneous translation into Chinese / 配备中文的同声翻译

The gala dinner takes place after the conference, with a cocktail reception and entertainment throughout the evening. It's a perfect opportunity to network in an informal setting. Tickets to the gala dinner are only available to conference attendees.

On Thursday, 18 July, there will be a half-day site visit to the Zhejiang Dingli Factory.

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IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase 2019

IPAF Asia Conference Programme

Download the full IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase programme (pdf) in English or in Chinese / 用中文(表达.

Programme is subject to change without notice.

Wednesday 17 July
  • 08:30 – 17:00  Showcase, Intercontinental Hotel, Parade Square 4
  • 08:30 – 17:00  IPAF Asia Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Hall 1
  • 18:00 – 18:40  Drinks Reception, Intercontinental Hotel, Hall 1 Foyer
  • 18:40 – 21:00  Gala Dinner & Entertainment, Intercontinental Hotel, Hall 1
Thursday 18 July
  • 08:30 – 15:00   Site Visit to Dingli factory

The Venue


The Conference and Gala Dinner will take place inside the Intercontinental Hotel - a modern landmark hotel on Hangzhou's waterfront, boasting magnificent views of the Qiantang River, Lighting Show and Musical Fountain.

Intercontinental Hangzhou, No. 2 Jiefang East Road, Hangzhou , ZJ ,310016, Mainland China
Tel: +86 571 89810000
Email: reservation@hangzhouic.com

Special delegate rate available (16 – 18 July) of RMB 850 per night, inclusive of breakfast.

To book online with special rates, click here




Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to the IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase (hereafter referred to as ‘the event’), taking place on 17 and 18 July 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. This event is organised by IPAF. For participants outside of China, registration is processed by IPAF, Moss End Business Village, Crooklands, Cumbria LA7 7NU, UK. For participants in China, registration is processed by IPAF’s event partner Shanghai Right Elements Design Consulting Co. Ltd, 58 Datieqiao Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201601, P.R.C.

Participants register for the event through www.ipaf.org/asiaconference. For participants outside of China payment is made in USD $, for participants inside of China payment is made in RMB. Payment is made online by credit card or by invoice as part of the registration process. Fees paid by participants cover all elements of the event including admission and refreshments unless otherwise stated.

Confirmation of Registration
A confirmation of registration will be sent to each registrant upon receipt of payment together with an invoice. Delegates are asked to bring proof of confirmation to the event.

Change of Participants
Organisations/companies may change the names of individuals on their booking until three days prior to the event start date, at no charge.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Participant
Participants can cancel their registrations until one month prior to the event start date. Until that date, payments already received will be refunded (limited to the amount paid by the participants). However, a fee of £50/USD (in the currency the registration was originally made) will be charged to cover administration and banking costs. Refunds will be handled after the event.
In case of cancellation after one month prior to the event start date, a 25% refund will be made.
In case of cancellation after one week prior to the event start date, or in case of no-show, no refund will be made.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Organiser
If the organiser cancels the event for any reason other than force majeure, registration fees are refunded to registered participants. However, refunds are limited to the amount paid by the participants. The organiser is not liable for any other loss or expenses incurred by participants as a consequence of the cancellation.

If the organiser cancels, postpones or relocates the event on account of fire, flood, riot, earthquake, civil commotion, decisions taken by the national and/or local authorities, weather conditions, strike, lock-out, labour disturbances, explosions, sabotage, accident, terrorism, war, acts of God, or any other causes or casualties beyond the control of the organiser, no refund shall be made. Participants waive all claims for damage in this case.

Marketing & PR
By attending the event and associated activities such as a networking session, you are giving IPAF and its media partners permission to use photographs and/or footage of you captured during the entire event, for marketing and promotional purposes, including on social media. If booking on behalf of other people, you are confirming that you have gained their consent for this aspect of the terms & conditions.

Please ensure that you have read the general terms and conditions. By submitting the booking form, you are accepting the general terms and conditions stated above.