The 7th Exotic Wedding Planning Conference being held in Bangalore is fast approaching; it will take place on March 13th – 15th 2019 at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel. There has been a big buzz around Exito’s co-located conference for the wedding planning and MICE industries. It’s two biggest flagship conferences, EPWC and the MICE Conclave are being hosted as one platform and there are high expectations for the audience and business to be generated.
If you are unfamiliar with this b2b event, it is a unique congress where over 175 wedding planners and professionals from across the world come together to “connect, collaborate and celebrate” the industry; it hosts talks and workshops delivered by industry experts, exploring topics of current trends and future prospects for the industry.
It is predicted that these two industries will contribute extensively to the Indian economy. The evolving trends in Indian Weddings are opening doors for new players based in India and abroad!
Sebnem Mardini, the Owner/Managing Director at Sebnem Event and Designs
(Turkey) says, “As the world internationalizes, Indian Weddings are more and more international, while
fitting the traditional Indian frameworks as well. This means that weddings organized in India will
have more international aspects, entertainment, and guests. Also, we already see more Indian couples
impressing their guests with celebrations in international settings. Starting with the very wealthy
Indian Weddings, we now also see more affordable versions of international weddings starting to take
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Also, commenting on the promising MICE business in India, Major Nitesh Kala, Associate Vice President
of Corporate Services Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. says, “In India, the major existing
MICE destinations are New Delhi, Goa, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Agra. The budding destinations with
great scope for MICE are Cochin, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai & Bhubaneswar. The globally
favored MICE destinations, which are also India’s favorite outbound destinations, are Shanghai,
Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, and Dubai. The budding destinations with the great scope for outbound
MICE are Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Auckland, and South Korea.”
The co-located platform will also host the prestigious awards associated with each event, honoring top wedding planners and wedding properties with APEX Awards, and then top corporates in MICE and MICE properties with ACT Awards. (Check out the award criteria on the EWPC website!)
The conference also holds exclusive learning sessions for wedding planners and corporate MICE buyers with the industry experts through keynote sessions, panel discussions, and masterclasses. The speakers confirmed for EWPC are as follows:
Apart from the learning aspect, numerous networking activities will allow you to connect with the fraternity and solution providers. The conference is expected to be the ultimate platform to establish business associations and harness growth. So book your space now!