Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Hotelier Summit India
Thursday, March 28, 2013 04:13 PM IST (10:43 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Entertainment, People; Business: Business services, Hospitality, Media & entertainment
Hotelier Summit India in its Very First Step Established a Strong Hold in the Indian Hospitality Industry

Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Thursday, March 28, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — A three-day initiative encompassing supplier’s showcase, industry panel discussions, face-to-face meetings, high grade networking sessions and a golf challenge closed its first edition with impressive success not only in terms of numbers, but also from the point of view of quality deliverables achieved at the luxurious Hotel Marriott Whitefield Bangalore.

The very first edition of the Hotelier Summit India held by IDE at Hotel Marriott Whitefield Bangalore from March 7 – 9, 2013, was primed to set a new benchmark as the ‘must attend’ hospitality industry forum. Attended by 180 leaders of the hospitality sector from across the country and abroad, this initiative has been successful in generating and facilitating significant business amongst buyers and solution providers.

After reviewing on-site interviews, post show feedback forms, media reports and key-persons’ remarks, from all perspectives, feedback has indicated that Hotelier Summit India was a huge success and is indeed the mandatory platform for the Hospitality Sector in India. Hotelier Summit India has proved to be the ideal platform not only for Indian companies, but also for foreign entities that are more and more determined to be part of this rapidly growing market.

Hotelier Summit India was not only served as a gathering of the most influential hospitality industry gurus, but also an unparalleled stage for products and services to be showcased to the pre-qualified high level decision makers . Attendees have opined, attending Hotelier Summit India is a smart investment of time and energy. 82% of the attendees declared to be satisfied or very satisfied with the initiative as per feedback reports.

Talking about the event Abid Butt, CEO-Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts said “The collection of people was very interesting. The event exceeded my expectations. In simple words Hotelier Summit India is ‘Fabulous’.”

Another added charm to the initiative was the ‘Hospitality Leaders Golf Challenge’ which served as a very unique networking plinth and was hosted with the intention to take discussions and networking beyond the boardroom to a relaxed setting. IDE has bagged the honour of being the first event organisers to pioneer a Golf Challenge exclusively for the Hospitality Industry.

Held at the luxurious Prestige Golfshire, the Challenge contenders readied themselves to bring their ‘A’ game following a Stableford format. Not wanting to exclude anybody from this initiative, IDE organised for a ‘Golf Clinic’ aimed at beginners who would like to take up the sport sometime in the future. A brief introduction to the game of Golf, etiquettes followed and basic techniques, had everyone excited about the 3 mini competitions namely chipping, putting and SNAG.

Hotelier Summit India was a huge success for the whole industry and confirmed itself as the only must-attend event in the Indian hospitality market. The show will be back this year in the month of December.

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Guruprasad N K, IDE-Global, +91 (80) 49396903,


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