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Photo: "The Traveler" by Vu Long
Van Long Natural Reserve is in Ninh Binh Province and is the largest natural reserve of wetlands in Vietnam with an area of 3,000 hectares. This was where “Kong: Skull Island” was filmed. It is about 90 km south of Hanoi.

 

IREC 2018 - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE


Vietnam - A World of Opportunities

 
1. What airport should I fly to?

The airport you should book your flight to is Hanoi—Noi Bai International Airport, HAN.

There are quite a few flights to Hanoi. You can also fly in Hochiminh City, SGN and connect with a 2-hour domestic flight from Hochiminh City to Hanoi.

3 Domestic Carriers Within Vietnam:

Vietnam Airlines
JetStar Pacific
VietJet Air

Taxi from the airport to the hotel is roughly US$15 - US$20 depending on traffic.

2. Do I need to get a visa for Vietnam?

Depending on your citizenship, a visa may be required. Please check with your nearest Vietnam Embassy or Vietnam Consulate office for the latest update.

If you need to obtain a visa, you can now get an E-visa which is very convenient online with the cost of $25.00.

Please click here for E-Visa

Print a copy of your E-Visa and bring with you to present to immigration officer.

3. When should I plan to arrive in Hanoi for the IREC 2018 International Real Estate Conference?

You should plan to arrive no later than Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at noon. This will allow you time to check-in at the Registration Desk. You can do a property tour BEFORE and plan for your networking sessions to make your time worthwhile.

4. What is the dress code for the conference?

Regardless which country you are visiting, first impression is very important so chose your wardrobe accordingly as you may be meeting your next client or business partner. You will be representing your country, your association, your company and the real estate industry as a whole so dress to impress in a business sense.

LADIES
Business Attire: Suits, dresses and it is OK to wear sleeveless dresses however, bring a light scarf so you can put on for formal meetings and in case it gets cold in the meeting rooms. You can take off when you are outside in the heat.

Business Casual: Slacks, nice capri pants w/ nice tops and dresses.
No flip flops, no jeans and no shorts unless you have casual attire indicated in your optional tour package.

MEN
Business Attire: Suits, sport jackets, shirts and ties.

Business Casual: Slacks, khakis, short sleeve shirts and polo shirts. No flip flops, no jeans and no shorts unless you have casual attire indicated in your optional tour package.

GALA
Formal attire or national costumes.

For the optional tours, please checkout the details under your selected optional tours for activities and dress codes.

5. Can I cancel or change my registration?

Your registration is non-refundable. After you have registered and you are not able to make it, you can transfer your registration to another delegate by email to us at: info@IREC2018.com

You will be responsible for collecting the money from the delegate. Provide us with the details of your registration and complete information of the delegate whom your registration will be transferred to.

6. I am having problems with online registration. How can I get additional help?

In case you try to register online and you experience problems, please email: info@IREC2018.com and describe the problem you experienced.

7. What are the different methods of payment?

You can register online and pay by credit card using American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and PayPal. This is the most efficient way to make payment because you will get your confirmation right away.

NOTE: For security reasons, we cannot accept any credit card data via email.

Credit card information received by email will automatically be deleted. Registration is not completed until you receive the payment confirmation via email with Order Confirmation Number.

If you are interested in utilizing a wire transfer. Please send an inquiry to info@irec2018.com. Please note registration is not completed until payment is received in full in our account and you received an email with Order Confirmation Number sent to you after payment is received in our account.

8. What bank information should I use to process my wire transfer?

Payment in USD, please follow these instructions:

Name of account: Trung Tam Tu Van Va Xuc Tien Dau Tu Ban Dong San Viet Nam
Bank account #: 700.010.621801
Name of Bank: SHINHANBANK VIETNAM
SWIFT BIC Code: SHBKVNVXXXX
Address: LK01-O12, LK-73, Khu Do Thi Moi Bac An Khanh, Xa An Khanh, Huyen Hoai Duc, Than Pho Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Wire Transfer Info: Order #, Name of Individual and Company the tickets are for—IREC 2018 Transfer to Vicoreal.
Since each bank has limited amount of characters, please send an email to: Info@IREC2018.com to confirm your payment.

Payment in VND, please follow these instructions:

Name of account: TRUNG TÂM TƯ VẤN VÀ XÚC TIẾN ĐẦU TƯ BẤT ĐỘNG SẢN VIỆT NAM
Bank account #: 700.010.621782
Name of Bank: SHINHANBANK VIETNAM
SWIFT BIC Code: SHBKVNVXXXX
Address: LK01-O12, LK-73, Khu Đô thị mới Bắc An Khánh, xã An Khánh, huyện Hoài Đức, Thành phố Hà Nội
Wire Transfer Info: Order #, Name of person and company ticket is purchased for—IREC 2018 Transfer to Vicoreal

When processing the transfer, your may have certain fees and deduct these fees from the total amount.

Please check with your bank in advance to ensure the correct amount reaches us.

Please be sure to send a copy of the bank transfer as proof of payment to our email: Info@IREC2018.com with the subject line “[YOUR NAME]—COPY OF BANK TRANSFER”

9. What kind of information should I report on the wire document?

The information on the wire transfer is important to enable us to easily identify your payment. Please include the following:

Order Confirmation Number—You will receive a registration confirmation where you can find your Order Confirmation number. Please quote this number as reference when processing your wire transfer.

10. How do I book a hotel room?

Under Accommodations tab on the website, there are 4 options for you to select. The special rates will be available through June 31, 2018 or until the block rooms have been booked.

You can reach out to the hotel directly to book for your room using the contact information provided under the Accommodations page on the website. Do let them know that you are attending IREC 2018—International Real Estate Conference.

We suggest that you stay at the 4 hotels suggested for convenience because we will have scheduled shuttles daily to take you to / from these 4 hotels to the conference at the National Convention Center daily.

These 4 hotels are:

NCC GARDEN VILLAS
NCC Garden Villas situates right on the ground of the National Convention Center. It is a 5 - 15 minute walking distance to IREC 2018. Each villa has 8 rooms and you can book the whole villa and indicate the name of the person who will be staying in the Luxury Room. The hotel has to receive full payment before your reservation can be confirmed.

NCC Garden Villas will provide golf carts for you if you give them enough notice. Due to the size of the group, you may wish to give them advance notice for pick up.

We will have shuttles to take you from this hotel to the conference at the National Convention Center and back daily. Due to bad traffic in Hanoi, you should plan to leave your hotel 40 minutes before your scheduled time. Please go to ACCOMMODATIONS for more information.

CROWNE PLAZA WEST HANOI HOTEL
Crowne Plaza West Hanoi Hotel is about 3.3 miles from the National Convention Center. We will have shuttles picking you up from the hotel to the conference at the National Convention Center and back daily. Due to bad traffic in Hanoi, you should plan to leave your hotel 40 minutes before your scheduled time. Please go to ACCOMMODATIONS for more information.

INTERCONTINENTAL HANOI LANDMARK 72
The InterContinental Hanoi Landmark 72 is in the tallest building in Vietnam today. This hotel is inside the Keangnam Building and is about 1.8 miles from the National Convention Center. We will have shuttles picking you up from the hotel to the conference at the National Convention Center and back daily. Due to bad traffic in Hanoi, you should plan to leave your hotel 40 minutes before your scheduled time.

NOTE: There are 2 InterContinental hotels in Hanoi, please select INTERCONTINENTAL HANOI LANDMARK 72. Please go to ACCOMMODATIONS for more information.

JW MARRIOTT HANOI
The JW Marriott Hanoi is located right next to the National Convention Center. This was where President Obama stayed when he visited Vietnam during his last trip. It is about 1.1 miles away from the National Convention Center. We will have shuttles picking you up from the hotel to the conference at the National Convention Center and back daily. Due to bad traffic in Hanoi, you should plan to leave your hotel 40 minutes before your scheduled time. Please go to ACCOMMODATIONS for more information.

11. What do I need to bring to the IREC 2018 Check-In Registration Desk?

Your Passport
Your Payment Receipt with your Order Confirmation Number

Registration Desk Hours:
September 4, 2018, 08:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 5, 2018, 08:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 6, 2018, 08:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 7, 2018, 08:00 AM - 4:00 PM

12. Is WI-FI available at IREC 2018 Conference?

There is free WI-FI in the National Convention Center, however, there will be many people there, WI-FI will be extremely slow. We will have a designated area where we will have WI-FI available for those who need to have access.

13. Is there a day rate for IREC 2018?

Unfortunately, we do not have a day rate for IREC 2018. We price our conference at a value package and we encourage everyone to participate in our conference from the beginning to the end to reap the full benefit.

14. Other Questions

Have a question not answered here? Email us at info@irec2018.com