Join the Trade Mission to China

Shanghai Skyline

The World RV Conference has been canceled and is being replaced with a Trade Mission to Shanghai, China for October 17-19, 2018.

The trade mission will include seminar presentations focused on the China RV market as well as a tour of the Shanghai Auto RV facility and a trip to a local campground that is holding an RV rally.  If you are interested in joining the trade mission, please contact Craig Kirby at [email protected] or 571-665-5885. Details on the trade mission may be found below and you may download the information flyer here.

Tentative Trade Mission Event Schedule

Wednesday Afternoon, October 17, 2018

JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai

  • Briefings by the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai and AmCham Shanghai

  • Sino-America RV Forum

Thursday, October 18, 2018

  • Visit SAIC Maxus RV in Liyang

  • Visit Deeson RV in Changzhou

    • RV Life Made Easy: The Ecosystem for the RV Lifestyle by SAIC Maxus RV
    • RV Standards and Regulatory Requirements by China Automobile
      Technology and Research Center 
    • China Compulsory Certification: How to Navigate the Regulatory Maze by China Automobile Technology and Research Center
    • Chinese RVers: What They Are Looking For - A Panel Discussion by local manufacturer, dealer, campground operator and supplier
    • Individual meetings between RV Industry Association delegates and Chinese companies
    • Huangpu River dinner cruise (Shiliupu Wharf) 

Friday, October 19, 2018

  • Visit "The 8th RV and Camping Fest" at Suzhou Lake Tai Campground in Suzhou


JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square
399 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003 Phone: +86 21 5359 4969

Reserve your room: Marriott/Shanghai/WRVC 2018 

  • Deluxe Room* ¥1,450 +16.6% Tax (Limited number of rooms available - First Come First Serve)
  • Executive Room ¥1,750 +16.6% Tax

Rates are prepaid and nonrefundable. The deadline for reservations is September 15, 2018. 

If you experience any issues with your reservation, please contact Ms. Janice Wu, assistant director of event management, [email protected]

Airports in Shanghai

Shanghai Pudong International (PVG): 30 miles from downtown

Shanghai Hongqiao International (SHA): 10 miles from downtown

Visa Requirements

A Chinese visa is required for U.S. citizens to visit the country. A business visa can be obtained through travel agents with the Chinese host’s official invitation (available from RVIA). RVIA recommends Oasis China Visa Service, see contact 

Oasis China Visa Service
2201 Wisconsin Ave NW #333
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 866-321-8472

Contact Information

Craig Kirby - [email protected]
Edward Han - [email protected]