7th Annual MILT Congress kicks off

Sidh NC

DUBAI — Heading to one of the largest B2B international MICE event in India, luxury specialists, wedding planners, hospitality partners and industry experts gear up for the highly coveted 7th Annual Mice India & Luxury Travel Congress 2019 held on July 17-18, 2019 in Delhi and from July 23-24, 2019 in Mumbai.

Among the keynote speakers in the Delhi edition of the MILT Congress, the conference will be opened by the award-winning life designer and motivational speaker, Dave Crane. He is an eloquent speaker inspiring million in the corporate sector and incorporating strategies to drive productivity and exuberance with a measurable ROI and learning outcomes.

Amid the stellar speaker lineup at Mumbai edition, the keynote speech will be delivered by Founder of Event Tech Lab, Dr. James Morgan. As a respected speaker, industry commentator and a writer, Morgan has also been a part of several reputed international judging panels. At MILT, he will be delivering a keynote on the role of AI for events and the changing delegate expectations at MICE events with respect to the fast pace technology developments.

The 7th Annual MICE India and Luxury Travel Congress (MILT) focuses on bringing together Indian MICE buyers, business investors, capitalists, travel and hospitality partners, and international suppliers by conducting an intimate format of personal, one-on-one interactions and individualized learning. The MILT Excellence Awards will be held in conjunction with the congress that aims to honor the creators of magical moments & memorable experiences from the MICE, business and luxury travel industry.

The Dubai based event organizers, QNA International have designed this event in order to emphasize on the latest trends, growth market and redefine the massive outreach in the MICE industry as Indian HNIs and corporates travel the world seeking bespoke and authentic experiences.

Over the years, the MICE business market has expanded drastically making India the ultimate platform for capitalizing growth and innovation. The international MICE business travel market is estimated to reach $93 billion by 2030. As per recent reports, India is poised to be the world’s fastest growing outbound MICE tourism market. India is the largest source market for Dubai and Singapore MICE Industry. Corporate meetings and incentives combined are making for 70 percent of MICE travel to Thailand. Indian MICE travelers are also likely to become major spenders in the United States.

In the last two years, the Indian corporate market has increased its potential in the Geneva region giving rise to one of the fastest outbound tourism markets. Commenting on the Indian MICE and Luxury Travel, Jonathan Willi, Corporate Sales Manager, Geneva Convention Bureau comments “We see a huge potential for Indian Luxury travel in Geneva and identify the travelers as having their unique characteristics, interests and needs which is giving us immense opportunity to work around the challenges by investing more on the work force and resources. The MILT Congress offers a clear vision and scope of the Indian MICE industry and I am looking forward to hear about the India startup ecosystem, especially in the tech industry which will help us to learn and adapt the strategies to build a promising market and promote Geneva as a top MICE destination.”

India is one of the top performing source markets for outbound MICE and Luxury travel. Commenting on the India’s key role and highlighting the trends, Sidh NC, Director, QNA International, said “within seven years MILT has become India’s premium business networking platform with diverse offerings to motivate and inspire the luxury MICE groups. India is the second fastest growing nation in gross numbers of outbound travelers generating millions of dollars in revenue every year witnessing a new high for outbound MICE travel. User Friendly Technology Innovations and On Arrival Visa is making MICE travel simple and hassle free for the new age travelers clubbed with sophistication and incomparable bespoke experiences.”

The congress aiming at decision makers representing India’s top corporations, film production houses, event management companies and destination wedding planners connects them with global travel and hospitality suppliers offering tailor-made packages for upcoming MICE and luxury travel programs. — SG