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Experiential Celebrations Summit

An industry that India undoubtedly is the leader in, Weddings and Social Events Planning and Management is in our DNA. No doubt only those who have developed successful methods and are limitless in their creativity are at the helm of this game. But understanding what has lead to these success stories, and more importantly what trends, practices and tools keeps you ahead, is where the opportunity for this industry lies.


The ExCel Summit attempts to draw insights and celebrate successful case studies that will inspire and set new benchmarks for the Wedding and Social Events industry.

June 25, 2016
JW MARRIOTT NEW DELHI AEROCITY
Market Insights - Venue: Ballroom

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00:00 - 00:00
Welcome Address and Key-note
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Speaker Samit Garg View Profile
India creating World Weddings

Indians are the best wedding planners in the World. No other culture celebrates weddings like we do. We have an unparalleled expertise in creating weddings and social celebrations that uniquely exemplify everything the World loves about our country: Culture, Colour, Flavours, Celebrations.

While Indian weddings are being created the World over, what's stopping us from creating the World’s weddings?
2
00:00 - 00:00
The Six Degrees of Separation in the Indian Wedding Industry
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Moderator Karishma Hundalani View Profile
Speaker Samit Garg View Profile
Speaker Sumant Jayakrishnan View Profile
Speaker Louay Mardam Bek View Profile
How the wedding industry in India has evangelized collaborative efforts to produce the most awe-inspiring celebrations.
  • - Why it's important to bring in experts (either in logistic, creatives, décor, floral, hospitality)
  • - The benefits of shared responsibility and combined expertise (cases where more than one planner has been brought on board, and the resultant success stories)
  • - The fine line between collaborating with the right / wrong  partners.
  • - The most important mandate for working as a team: learning, lessons, mantras.
3
00:00 - 00:00
The journey of legendary wedding décor designer: Geeta Samuel
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Speaker Geeta Samuel View Profile
Speaker Arun Samuel View Profile
An insight into the creative fantasies built by Q Events: Cases Studies
4
00:00 - 00:00
Working within Client Budgets: The Art of Creating Inspirational but Inexpensive Social Events
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Speaker Louay Mardam Bek View Profile
Learn why guests of an LMB Event can’t stop talking about their experiences!: Case Studies
5
00:00 - 00:00
Dissecting the Destination Weddings of the Year: Florence, Vienna, Malta! (Powered by: Tuscany for Weddings)
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Moderator Karishma Hundalani View Profile
Speaker Tobia Salvadori View Profile
Speaker Jaideep Venugopal View Profile
Speaker Aditya Motwane View Profile
Speaker Nitin Mathur View Profile
Speaker Bunyat Ozpak View Profile
- What is the starting point when planning a destination wedding? - What are the challenges, how can they be overcome? - What is the role of the Destination in the concept of the celebrations in a wedding? - What is the importance of identifying and being able to collaborate with the right partners.

THE KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE - Venue: Studio 2

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00:00 - 00:00
Brand New trends in Décor: Every concept revealed!
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Moderator Devika Narain View Profile
Speaker Swati Pandya Sood View Profile
Speaker Priti Sidhwani View Profile
Speaker Sumant Jayakrishnan View Profile
Speaker Punit Jasuja View Profile
Are you ready to do away with those bird cages and cycle carts? What are the new trends in décor? How should one integrate these in experiences?
2
00:00 - 00:00
Move aside Destination Weddings, here come the Home-grown specials!
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Moderator Sushil Shamlal Wadhwa View Profile
Speaker Manoj Gopalani View Profile
Speaker Raj K Batra View Profile
Speaker Gagan Takyar View Profile
Speaker Aarti Matoo View Profile
Learn about the opportunities and scale of Home-town weddings. Lessons in managing glorious, off-beat and iconic ‘Home-town Weddings’ in an era where many planners and families are looking for an“escape” with a destination!

*The above schedule and speakers are subject to change. More details will be added closer to the event date.