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Who should attend DeviceChina 2017?
The majority of attendees are industry executives working in all areas of the medical device field with a particular interest in development in the Chinese market.

What are the event dates?
September 1-3, 2017.

Where will the event take place?
The event will take place in Suzhou, China at Worldhotel Grand Dushulake Suzhou.

How many people are expected to attend?
We are expecting nearly 400 people to attend this year’s DEVICECHINA.

What is the dress code for the conference?
The dress code for DEVICECHINA ranges from business casual to business.

What time does the event start and end each day?
The hours for the event are as follows:

  • September 1st Pre-conference meeting from 15:00-17:00
    Welcome Cocktail Reception from 17:00 to 19:00
  • September 2nd Conferences from 08:45 to 18:15
    Gala Banquet from 18:30 to 20:00
  • September 3rd Conferences from 08:30 to 12:00

Will the conference sessions be offered in English or Chinese (Mandarin)?
The greater majority of the presentations are given in Mandarin, however some of the sessions that cater to western company topics will be conducted in English.

Will simultaneous translation be provided?
Simultaneous translation will be provided for all conference days.

Will the sessions or any part of DEVICECHINA be streamed live via the Internet?
Yes, the event will be streamed live via the Internet.

Will the presentation slides be given to attendees?
All registered attendees will be given a unique website address, username and password on-site at the conference that they may use to log into the system to download the presentation slides in PDF format.

How do I pick up my badge?
Please bring your photo ID and business card to the registration desk at the Worldhotel Grand Dushulake Suzhou during the registration times listed in the program agenda to pick up your badge.

What is the nearest airport recommended for attendees to fly into?
For international flights, it is recommended to fly into Pudong International Airport (PVG). For domestic flights, it is recommended to fly into Hongqiao International Airport (SHA). .

How long does it take to get to/from the airport, and how much does it cost?
WWithout traffic, it takes approximately 60 minutes from the Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)



How much does it cost to attend DEVICECHINA?

What does my registration include?
Your registration fee includes access to all the conference sessions, on-site materials, light breakfast snacks, networking refreshment breaks, lunches, networking receptions, banquet gala and any off-site visits.

What forms of payment are accepted for registration?
The preferred method for payment is in CNY (Chinese RMB) via bank transfer, however, we can accept USD via credit card or bank transfer as well. We will also accept cash on-site if necessary

How can I obtain a receipt or Chinese Fapiao for my registration payment?
If you need an invoice, please send an email and we will have the invoice mailed to you. We can issue a Chinese Fapiao only if you have made payment in RMB.

Can I send a colleague or friend in my place?
Yes, you may send us an email at to change the attendee name.

I have already registered and paid to attend the event. Is it possible to cancel my registration and obtain a refund?
All payments are non-refundable. You can transfer your attendance to a colleague or friend or apply your registration for credit towards a future BioBAY event.

Is there a one-day pass?
We do not offer one-day passes to attend DEVICECHINA.

I am not a Chinese citizen. Do I need a visa to travel to China for the conference?
Yes, any non-Chinese citizens require a visa to travel to China for the conference. You could request the invitation letter by sending an application to

Are hotel accommodations included in the registration fee?
No, you must book your hotel accommodations separately. You could get the hotels information at

I am a member of the press. Can I attend the event for free?
If you would like to request a press pass, please send an email to along with your press credentials so we may consider your attention.