In Conversation With Sumit Joshi, Head – Marketing & Sales, Jaipur Exhibition And Convention Centre (JECC)

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ES. Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Center is based in India’s one of the most popular destinations primarily known as Pink city, driven by tourism, major events, and convention traffic, please share your key responsibilities for hosting a safe and successful event.

Sumit Joshi. We make sure all safety measures are strictly followed and our priority is to make sure every visitor should feel good at our premises with all their desired expectations from International exhibition & convention center. We are adhered to follow SOP guidelines issued by MoHA, Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and our Rajasthan State government. Since major International Trade shows, Government events, Corporate events, Social Events, Large gathering, Live Concerts were hosted by JECC and we are fortunate that are clients give us priority for every time they plan their future events, which motivate us to cater them better every time they visit.

ES. JECC is one of the modern venues of India. Tell us other features that sets JECC apart from other venues.

Sumit Joshi. Every venue has purpose to build, industry to cater. We have hosted many destination conferences, seminars, workshops, weddings, corporate events and gatherings for which jaipur is famous for.

ES. How many regional, national and international conventions, meetings and trade shows, are hosted by the JECC?

Sumit Joshi. Since inception we have hosted over 100 conventions, trade fairs and events of International & national standard. Facilities, services & our extended helping hands motivate us to begin our conversation and bring in new business.

ES. How has the virus outbreak affected JECC? And, how have you dealt with the situation and gears up for resurgence?

Sumit Joshi. We all are in same boat, all were affected by COVID-19, some industries were recovered and some are in process. MICE Industry affected badly and still not recovered. Safety & survival is what we are dealing with, we wish everything will be normalized soon and start working as usual.

ES. With the objective of providing major impetus to safety, how have you equipped to ensure safe and secure event? Name some major events hosted by JECC post the pandemic.

Sumit Joshi. We have not hosted any event since March 2020. All the safety measures are on placWe see, now all the Internationals shows will be on Hybrid Event Platform which is futuristic need and yes can be used for national & domestic events as well. Maximum use of Contactless communication will be preferred by the organizers and visitors.e as per SOP guideline issued by the GOI and State Government.

ES. What would be Tech Trends for Event Venues in 2021?

Sumit Joshi. We see, now all the Internationals shows will be on Hybrid Event Platform which is futuristic need and yes can be used for national & domestic events as well. Maximum use of Contactless communication will be preferred by the organizers and visitors.

ES. What according to you will be the role of venues and the preparations they will need to thrive in the new normal?

Sumit Joshi. Venue plays very important role in hosting any events, now in new normal all eyes are on venue’s how safe they are. We make sure, our safety standards were matched with SOP and satisfy our visitors.

ES. What are your upcoming plans? What major events are in the pipeline?

Sumit Joshi. We are planning to launch some industry specific trade fairs in association & support with trade bodies & state government. Major events in the coming months are Jewellers Association shows, World Mithai Namkeen Expo, Jaipur Jewellery Show, APICON , Dermacon, India Stonemart.

ES. How JECC is attracting other events and conferences that are relocating from other states?

Sumit Joshi. Our services, facilities, ease of doing business, liaising with government departments and trade bodies help us in support MICE industry. We invite Industry experts, PCO, PEO, service providers, trade bodies for site visits and welcome their suggestions and advices and make sure will match their expectations for the successful events they organize.