Greece to host the only global platform where leading wedding planners meet luxury suppliers
Top Wedding Planners brilliance meet Luxury Hotel chains hospitality: Destination wedding planners congress set to inaugurate in Greece
April 7, 2014: Some of the finest wedding planners from around the world are coming together in Greece this April to attend the Destination Wedding Planners Congress, the first of its kind, an avant-garde initiative designed to highlight the importance of wedding tourism and provide a unique platform to build strategic partnerships with premium wedding suppliers. Organised by Dubai based QnA International, the congress will take place from April 23rd to 25th at the luxurious Grand Resort Lagonissi.
Destination weddings have increased in popularity with 10% annual growth in the number of destination weddings taking place globally. “The destination wedding market is larger than ever and always growing.New suppliers are taking advantage of this industry boom and this congress makes it easier to meet people from around the world” says America’s leading destination wedding planner, Michelle Rago.
“This congress will put planners face-to-face with the venue managers with whom they may be working someday. This type of forum creates a wonderful transparency and it will be immediately evident the professionals with whom we’ll be comfortable working and which ones may be hiding only behind a well-constructed website or PR campaign.” – Added the internationally renowned wedding planner David Beahm, known for the likes of the Catherine Zeta Jones wedding and is also the guest decorator for the White House.
Connecting the world of wedding planners from every continent the congress is gearing up to bring the best destination wedding planners from around the world together. “This is very important in our current days because it eases the communication between different people and cultures all around the globe. Such a congress can help shorten the distances between countries, ease the communication process and open up opportunities in front of all people within the same industries to work together and benefit the audience always waiting for new and one of a kind products. “Lebanon based top wedding planner who is known for his artistic genius, Paul Nasr added.
According to Milena Santoro, Canada’s renowned destination wedding planner “It’s really refreshing to experience a congress with a different program, layout and interactive activities that are not typical. The importance of attending this event is to connect with pre-qualified strategic partners in the defined destination. This is an opportunity to meet face-to-face, exchange ideas, compare markets and walk away with concrete concepts is fundamental. I’m looking to create strategic partnership with stakeholders such as: luxury brand venues, stellar vendors/suppliers as well as other supporter such as CVB, Economic Development organization, Tourism Boards, Media representation and the like.”
Mohammed Mohomed Morani, the force behind one of the most successful event management companies in India, Cineyug Production which is also a key contributor in the ‘world’s most expensive wedding- the Mittal wedding’ ,believes “We as wedding planners needed this much-deserved amalgamation of various cultures. Weddings maybe conducted in various places across the globe but what remains common and what binds us all wedding planners into one thread is the fact that the entire experience for the client to be one of pure bliss and a memory to treasure”
Sponsored by some of the biggest names in the Luxury hospitality, the congress is featuring the best in line of the wedding tourism industry. Elounda Bay, Elounda Beach, AYANA resorts and Spa Bali, Air charter services, For your event, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort, Beleon Tours Travel Company, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Barcelona Turisme, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Starwood Hotels Venice, Myconian Collection, KM events, Turkey Weddings, Velaa Private Island, Hotel Vila Ombak, Myhotels, The Oberoi Group, Belmond, African Pride Tours, HRH Group of Hotels, Blenheim Palace, Suncani Hvar Hotels, Hotel Puente Romano, Cox and kings Limited, Luna Mellis Travel, Gallane+Co, Frangrance Du Bois, Kollektiva Photography, Zazoo, Nefi Décor and Primalicia Bridal Designers.
For further information please visit http://www.destinationweddingcongress.com/
About QnA International
QnA International creates and delivers business learning and development exchange platforms through B2B conferences, bespoke events and trainings. The company also has an expertise in managed conferences and events and key account management. For more information please visit: www.qnainternational.com
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Nancy Jones
Destination Wedding Planners Congress
Tel: +971 4388 5545
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