Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongchen Hotel
No. 36, North Third Ring East Road,
Telephone: (0086) 400 920 7320
The Summit will be held at Sheraton Grand Dongchen Beijing Hotel, which is ideally located in the heart of the North Ring Road, the hub of Beijing's transportation network.
- 22 km to Beijing Capital Int'l Airport
- 3 km to the Iconic Olympic Bird's Nest and Water Cube
- 3 km to the China National Convention Centre and China International Exhibition Centre
- 5 km to Financial Street
- 6.5 km to the Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square
- 22.9 km to Cadillac Centre (FIBA World Cup Venue)
Chinese and English; Chinese and English simultaneous interpretation services are available at the Summit.
A separate check-in desk will be set up in the lobby of the hotel. When you arrive at the hotel, staff will conduct check in and issue the summit bag.
The hotel has rich breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you need to go out for a meal, please go to the regular restaurant, beware of food safety incidents.
Non-prescription drugs can be purchased directly from the pharmacy. If you want to use prescription drugs required by law, the doctor must issue related prescription. Pharmacies have the same opening hours as regular stores, and there are some 24-hour services. If you need to take medications on your trip, make sure you have taken the medicine before you leave for travel.
Emergency phone 120
Emergency help 110
Weather inquiry 121
Telecom Inquiry 114
Highway alarm for help 12122
Climate & Dressing
Beijing weather in August is much more comfortable than in July, but still very hot and wet. There may be sauna days and occasional thunderstorms. High temperatures of over 35°C (95°F) usually appear in the first two weeks of the month. From middle August, the weather is getting cooler especially in the morning and evening, for the Beginning of Autumn, one of the 24 solar terms, usually falls on August 7th, 8th, or 9th.
Average weather in Beijing in August:
Temperature: 25℃ / 77℉
High Temperature: 30℃ / 86℉
Low Temperature: 21℃ / 70℉
What to wear:
Summer clothes, including shorts and dresses, are proper during this month. Clothing of cotton is better, since it is breathable and can help to take perspiration away from your skin and keep you dry.
Sunscreen, suntan lotion and sun glasses are still necessary. Bring an umbrella to protect you either from the sun or the rain. Beijing climate will go through the flood seasom from mid June to August, so heavy rains may possibly occur. Remember to check the weather forecast ahead of departure to avoid any extreme weather.
The voltage is 220 volts and 50 hertz. If plugs and sockets are different from the countries in where you are located, please bring plug converters and voltage converters to facilitate the use of any portable electrical appliances.
The currency of circulation in China is RMB. The face value is 100 yuan, 50 yuan, 20 yuan, 10 yuan, 5 yuan and 1 yuan, and the coins are 1 yuan, 5 cents and 1 cents.
UnionPay / VISA
The main bustling sections, railway stations, airports and shopping malls will be equipped with ATM machines. Bank cards with UnionPay/VISA logo can be used. In addition, large shopping malls, restaurants and supermarkets can also use UnionPay/VISA credit cards.