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IPAF Asia Conference

The IPAF Asia Conference is the only show in Asia that focuses solely on powered access.

The sixth Asia Conference will take place on 13 & 14 June 2017 at Meixi Lake Hotel in the historic city of Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province in China. Once again there is an exceptional line-up of speakers. The confirmed speakers are:

  • Managing your fleet in the 21st Century
    Nick Selley, AFI Group Business Development Director and newly elected IPAF President
  • Managing MEWP Safety (In respect to a rental company)
    Chris Wraith, IPAF Technical & Safety Executive
  • Why IPAF Operator Training works for you?
    Bai Ri, IPAF China Representative
  • De-commoditizing the rental business – Driving penetration and profitability in a competitive market
    Tim Rule, United Rentals Vice President of Market Development
  • Developing powered access rental fleets in a new market – Middle East case study
    Jason Woods, IPAF Middle East & India Representative
  • Disruptive Marketing for a disruptive era?
    Ange Dove, Proof Perfect founder and CEO

Other topics include; the secrets of the MCWP market, how MEWP rental started in S.E.A, the future of MEWP manufacturing in China, problems with rapid rental growth and fall protection for MEWP operators.

The full programme and registration will be available soon. The programme is subject to change.

There will be simultaneous translation in English and Chinese.

Visit the official website of Changsha, China

Venue/Hotel Details

Meixi Lake Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel
1177 Huanhu Road, Meixi Lake, Yuelu District
Changsha, Hunan, China

T  (86) 731-88698888 
M  (86) 189-0073-2772
F  (86) 731-88397777

Special hotel rates: from CNY 600 (around £70, €82, $87), normal rate CNY 2288. Limited rooms, book early.

Book your stay


Registration is now open, book by 29 May 2017 for early bird prices.

IPAF Member: £145 GBP / $180 USD / €165 EUR / ¥1,200 RMB (Early bird rate)
Non-Member: £170 GBP / $210 USD / €195 EUR / ¥1,400 RMB (Early bird rate)

IPAF Member: £170 GBP / $210 USD / €195 EUR / ¥1,400 RMB
Non-Member: £195 GBP / $240 USD / €220 EUR / ¥1,600 RMB

Residents of China

Residents of China should register here

Non-Residents of China

To register for the conference, choose your preferred currency (payment will be processed through PayPal. A PayPal account is not required). IPAF members can pay by invoice.


Getting there

By Flight to Changsha: Fly via Beijing (13+ flights per day, 2h 35m duration) or Shanghai (15+ flights per day, 2h 5m duration).

By Train: From Beijing to Changsha

By Train: From Shanghai to Changsha

Past Conferences

In 2016, the IPAF Asia Conference was held in Singapore, and met with enthusiastic response from more than 250 delegates. See news story from the 2016 conference or view presentations from past conferences.


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