Travel and Accommodation
#2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram
Powai Mumbai 400 087, India
This is a non-residential conference. Hotel accommodation is NOT included in your registration fee. However, SPE has negotiated a discounted rate with Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre during the conference dates, that you can take advantage of by contacting the hotel directly.
Preferential rates are available until January 2019. After which, standard room rates will be applicable.
For additional hotel information please visit the hotel website.
About Mumbai, India
Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is the commercial and entertainment centre of India and is the country’s largest city with a population of approximately 14 million people. The city is located on the west coast of India alongside the Arabian Sea. With an appealing coastline, many of Mumbai's top resorts and tourist attractions lie around its main beaches, where evening funfairs provide a great atmosphere. People of various backgrounds inhabit the city, and due to this diversification the customs, languages and even the food is of infinite variety. Mumbai is served by the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is located 30kms north of the city centre.
SPE Middle East, North Africa, and India will assist in providing a visa invitation letter, upon request in writing, to confirmed registrants after receiving full payment of registration fees. Visa invitation letters take five days to issue from the date of request and it is the delegate’s responsibility to obtain their own visa. SPE cannot issue the visa nor can we guarantee it will be obtained.
Mumbai is five and a half (5.5) hours ahead of GMT (GMT+5.5)
The official languages include Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Bengali, Kashmiri, Marathi, Gujarati and Telugu, however, English is widely spoken.
The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee.
The average maximum daytime temperature in Mumbai in September is a hot 30°C (86°F) with high heat and humidity. There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 47% of the 12 hours of daylight.
Expect rainfall across the whole of September. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 25°C (77°F).