- October 1 – Deadline for holding National Pageants
(A Country’s National Pageant may be concluded any time prior to October 1 in order to fulfill all visa and competition requirements. Participating individuals may apply after October 1, provided that they will arrive and be prepared by all deadlines).
- October 28, 29 – Arrival in China
(Candidates and National Directors will be picked up at the airport and delivered to their hotels in Shanghai, and brought by bus to Wuzhen Water Town.
- November 30 – Press Conference in Wuzhen
(To be attended with local officials)
- November 1-4 – Training
(Candidates are expected to have prepared in advance for much of the competition as per requirements distributed in advance to National Directors and individual participants).
- November 5 – Final Competition and After Party
(The competition is scheduled to be held in Wuzhen Water Town)
- December 6 – Winners tour and events
(Winners are required to remain during this day to tour Wuzhen Water Town. Non winning candidates are also invited to remain for the day).
**Miss World Culture (“MWC”) tentative schedule may be changed in accordance with policy and procedures of the organization if agreed by a majority of the organizers.
OPENING CEREMONY – DECEMBER 18, 2016
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