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Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Set on a 72 acre private peninsula, Grand Resort Lagonissi – a member of Leading Hotels of the world – is all set to the host the Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress slated for 24th & 25th of April 2014 in Athens, Greece.
With average spending on weddings on the rise, the massive Wedding Services industry is expected to grow 2.3 percent in the next five years according to IBIS World forecast. Destination weddings are big business as well with US $300 billion annual spending worldwide. Influential wedding planners are paramount in bringing this business into destinations as they navigate the logistical challenges of coordinating nuptials around the world. These experts are always on the lookout to offer their clientele a unique experience while managing big budgets, strict schedules, large crews and endlessly complex details.
Understanding that these wedding planners are a vital component of the weddings business which can enhance the bottom line for destinations wedding suppliers, the Destination Wedding Planners Congress ( DWP ) is a platform for premium wedding planners to meet global destination suppliers in an exclusive business driven setting. Organised by QnA International, a Dubai based company that creates business exchange platforms around the world, the DWP congress is strictly ‘a by-invitation’ event that will be attended by over 100 premium wedding planners from all over the world.
“We at QnA International are delighted to produce an event for this niche industry which is poised for growth, while also providing a platform for other businesses to highlight their professional services and products. As a one of kind platform for this industry, we have received overwhelming response from wedding planners and suppliers from all over the world .”
“There is no better place to bring this magic and passion of the wedding industry together, than at the Grand Resort Lagonissi that is known for transforming their unique venues for bridal clients & planners around the world and we are very honored to have them as our Official Host Sponsor for the 2014 edition “, according to Lisa Viegas, Global Partnerships Manager at QnA International.
Speaking about the host partnership, Mr. Tzimas, General Manager for Grand Resort Lagonissi added, “Our partnership with QNA International in hosting the Destination Wedding Congress 2014 will provide the wedding planners of Greece and abroad the opportunity of new productive business cooperation and exchange of ideas and future trends in the industry. Grand Resort Lagonissi itself is a unique destination for weddings from all over the world. It harmonizes the natural beauty of the sea and its surroundings with the luxury and style of a first class wedding reception. It will be our great pleasure to welcome all the delegates and visitors and show them what we can offer in terms of accommodation and events organization.”
DWP Congress’ formula is successful because it is based on an unrivalled pre-qualified, pre-scheduled appointment system — guaranteeing targeted, face-to-face business meetings with the most coveted luxury wedding planners. The congress is the first of its kind and will host some of the leading international wedding planners at the Grand Resort Lagonissi, Greece.