For the very first time in India, Exito Media Concepts Pvt. Ltd. is organizing a unique initiative of co-hosting the 7th edition of Exotic Wedding Planning Conference, and the 2nd edition of MICE Conclave in Bangalore, India, in 2019. The platform will see a confluence of the biggest buyers from the MICE and wedding planning industries coming together to learn, network and forge business collaborations.
The MICE counterpart of the event will host more than 175 corporate MICE buyers across industries in India, to connect with MICE solution providers, hotels and properties, Indian and international tourism boards and convention bureaus.
The inbound and outbound MICE travel to and from India has steadily been on the rise. The modern Indian corporates are actively participating in business travel to facilitate incentive travels, events, business development and marketing, conferences, among other increasing MICE activities, and are on a look-out for new and unique MICE destinations and properties to cater to versatile organization needs. The Ministry of Tourism of India has also identified MICE as a major area of promotion under the “Incredible India!” campaign.
As companies are on an international growth, it’s crucial for corporates to satisfy global sellers and buyers and also to be observed at significant international events. Additionally, incentivizing workers to visit exotic places has become the method for many multinational businesses to boost functionality. There is a lucrative opportunity for the international players to enter and cater to the growing outbound needs of the Indian MICE market.
This conference is one of its kind platform providing enormous opportunity to build a strong professional network with solution providers and among the fraternity to foster collaborations for future projects. It is an event also developed to be content-rich to enable extensive learning on the trends, traits and troubles in in the industry. Some of the topics to be enclosed and discussed at the event include “Barriers in immigration and how to tackle it”, “Preparing for the millennials – the next day demographic”, “Compliance with GDPR in the Indian market”, “How to WOW-Acknowledging the push towards more experiential events”, “MICE – A maturing market in India and “Sustainability in the meetings industry”
Some of the esteemed speakers at the conference include Satya Prakash, Head Global Mobility, L & T Infotech Ltd. ; Rajdev Bhattacharya, Global Travel & Hospitality Procurement and Operation, Wipro; Bansari Vyas, Business head travel, banking & Financial Services, Facebook ; Devender Saraiya, Senior Travel Manager, Delloite; Sangitha Shetty, General Manager Global Travel & Mobility, Tata Communications; Maj Nitesh Kala , Associate Vice President & Head – Facilities & Corporate Services, Viacom; Amarnath lal Das, GM India Travel, Accenture; Rajesh Puttaswamaiah, Associate Director – HR Global Mobility, PWC; Vikas Khanduri, Advisor, NIMA; Mohit Vyas, Head – Global Mobility, Nokia; Amit Arora, Managing Director, Egencia and Saurabh Das, Sr Director – Travel and Hospitality Business unit, Cognizant.
Apart from the learning aspect, numerous networking activities and windows will be kept open for connecting with the fraternity and solution providers. The conference is planned to prove to be the ultimate platform to establish business associations and harness growth.