Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui region of China.  The name of the city means ‘silver river’. Yinchuan has beautiful natural scenery in thanks to the Yellow river.  The city has more than 1,300 years of history when it was founded in 678.  There are over 60 historical sites to visit including temples, imperial tombs and Sand Lake.  One of China’s 200 smart cities – Yinchuan is using technology and data with the aim of improving life for all who live there.

Getting There

Yinchuan Airport (INC) is 25 km from Yinchuan city center.  There are daily flights from Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Xian, and Guangzhou.  There are direct flight from Dubai, Seoul and Bangkok.

TM Forum team will work directly with each invited attendee to book your flight.

Getting Around

The airport is 40-minute drive to the host hotel.  For invited attendees, airport transfers will be scheduled and provided complimentary.


Opened in 2014, Yinchuan International Convention Centre is located close to Yuehai Central Business District of the New Economic Development Area. Lying in front of Helan Mountain and leaning against the vast Yuehai Lake, it is decorated as a Chinese landscape painting. Additionally, the property offers comfy guest rooms, an indoor gym with an indoor pool, a spa recreation center, in room safes and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Currency exchange, concierge service and an ATM machine can be found at the property. Laundry service, daily maid service and ironing services are provided as well.

Yinchuan International Convention Centre 

NO.222, North Qinshui Street, Jinfeng, 750002 Yinchuan, China

Health and Safety

Yinchuan is a safe but it never hurts to be vigilant while exploring the city, by following these steps whenever you travel:

  • Make a copy of your passport, and pack it in a place separate from where you are carrying the original.
  • Leave a copy of your itinerary with family or friends at home.
  • Be especially cautious at crowded subway, train stations, bus stations, tourist sites, market places, and festivals.
  • Do not use short cuts, narrow alleys, or poorly lit streets.
  • Try not to travel alone at night – if you have no choice, let a colleague know where you are going.
  • Avoid public demonstrations and other personal matters with strangers.
  • Try not to wear conspicuous clothing and expensive jewelry, and do not carry excessive amounts of money or unnecessary credit cards.
  • Familiarize yourself with emergency exits and procedures at the venue, and your hotel.