International House is pleased to invite the I-House community to the inaugural 2019 Shanghai Gala.
Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Location: Jing An Shangri-La Hotel, Shanghai, China
Time: 6:00 PM: Cocktail Reception; 7:00 PM Formal Dinner & Program
Event details: For the first time, the I-House community will host a formal gathering in Shanghai, China. Alumni, Trustees, and friends will gather from around the world to celebrate the I-House spirit. The evening’s program will include a formal keynote speaker, dinner and performances. For those who wish to join, additional excursions to Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Beijing are being planned over the days following the Gala.
A block of rooms will be reserved at the Jing An Shangri-La for Gala attendees. A link to book lodging with the special I-House rate will be included in the formal invitation.
At this time, those interested in attending are requested to RSVP through the online early registration links below to each of the events planned (Shanghai Gala, Hangzhou & Suzhou excursions, Beijing excursion). This will help us determine interest during the planning process. A formal invitation with ticket information, sponsor levels, and excursion costs will follow.
Friday, March 29: International House Shanghai Gala Dinner; 6:00 PM Cocktail Reception; 7:00 PM Formal Dinner & Program
Saturday, March 30: Excursion & Overnight in Hangzhou (Visit the West Lake and Lingyin Temple, Buddhas and Pagoda)
Sunday, March 31: Travel & Excursion to Suzhou (Mudu Town, Suzhou Museum–designed by I. M. Pei–and Humble Administrator’s Garden. Includes a one-hour experience of Suzhou Pingtan and tea culture). Bus back to Shanghai Sunday evening
Monday, April 1: Travel day to Beijing
Tuesday, April 2 – Thursday, April 4: Beijing Excursions include the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City, Summer Palace. Includes an I-House Beijing Alumni dinner one of the evenings at a Peking Duck House.
For questions and information, contact Emily Wakeling at email@example.com or Julie Pape at firstname.lastname@example.org