ICPB To Host 13th CIC As A Hybrid Event In October

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The India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB), a national apex organisation focused on promoting India as an attractive MICE destination, with the help of the Ministry of Tourism, is organising its flagship event, the 13th India Conclave Convention (CIC) – a hybrid event with the theme ‘Physical & Digital Meetings – A Harmonious Mix,’ to be held on 30-31 October 2020 to promote India as a safe and secure destination.

In this year’s crisis of COVID19, the industry has been disrupted, with the need of the social distance and other protection protocols, ICPB and industry support, taking advantage of these difficult times to prove the resilience of the industry in hosting the 13th CIC as a ‘hybrid case.’ At present, because of restrictions in participant numbers permitted, 100 people will take part in the event in person and about 800 will attend including approximately 100–150 potential customers, exhibitors, MICE stakeholders, tourism students, government officials, industry associates.In this year’s crisis of COVID19, the industry has been disrupted, with the need of the social distance and other protection protocols, ICPB and industry support, taking advantage of these difficult times to prove the resilience of the industry in hosting the 13th CIC as a ‘hybrid case.’ At present, because of restrictions in participant numbers permitted, 100 people will take part in the event in person and about 800 will attend including approximately 100–150 potential customers, exhibitors, MICE stakeholders, tourism students, government officials, industry associates.

Amaresh Tiwari, vice chairman of ICPB and convention chairman, said: “The MICE industry in India is slowly and steadily gaining momentum. As the apex body of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, we at ICPB have to set an example and be at the forefront of getting the events industry back on its feet. The venue partner for the hybrid event is JW Marriott Aerocity, New Delhi which will host the event showcasing their world-class MICE facilities, applying all safety protocols in compliance with the government. guidelines.
The government of Gujarat is supporting the state partner for the conclave. We have received a positive response from the industry as people are now eager to cautiously return to the MICE arena. Challenging times call for innovative approaches and with this hybrid-event, we are setting an example for others to follow.” Ori Lahav, President – IAPCO will deliver the Keynote Address on the theme – Physical & Digital Meetings – A Harmonious Blend, which will set the tone for the 2 days events. Interesting sessions/panel discussions and parallel sessions will be insightful and provide perspectives of eminent speakers of the industry.