WED­DING SPE­CIAL

TURKEY opens doors to WED­DINGS

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Lead­ers and vet­er­ans of the MiCE in­dus­try from around the world gath­ered to wit­ness the 3rd edi­tion of the IMWF at the the Ti­tanic Deluxe Golf Belek, An­talya, Turkey. Speak­ing at the event, Ne­cip Fuat Er­soy, MD, IMWF said, “Host­ing the IMWF has made us very happy and proud. With IMWF, we be­lieve that we have had a unique ex­pe­ri­ence. We hosted over 300 agen­cies from 60 coun­tries for four days in An­talya, Turkey.”

Bünyat Öz­pak, Man­ag­ing Part­ner, In­ven­tum Global and Man­ag­ing Part­ner, IMWF, ex­pressed: "There are im­por­tant agen­cies that or­gan­ise events around the world for up to $75 mil­lion events. The world mar­ket share of the sec­tor is 1 tril­lion dol­lars. MiCE meets 700 bil­lion dol­lars in this mar­ket and 300 mil­lion dol­lars in wed­dings. We are also in talks with Sin­ga­pore to in­crease this mar­ket share. We are in talks with Korea, Argentina, Brazil, Amer­ica, Ja­pan, Bri­tain, the world's largest agen­cies, in or­der to meet with Turkey's of­fer­ings for MiCE and wed­dings seg­ment."

Asil Akar, In­ven­tum Global Man­ag­ing Part­ner and IMWF Man­ag­ing Part­ner, said, "We want to ex­pand IMWF ev­ery year. The fo­rum, which pro­vides im­por­tant con­tri­bu­tions in terms of tourism and econ­omy within our coun­try, will con­tinue to host larger in­ter­na­tional wed­dings and MiCE or­gan­i­sa­tions in the fur­ther edi­tions ahead. "

The In­ter­na­tional MiCE & Wed­ding Fo­rum, was held un­der the spon­sor­ship of Turk­ish Air­lines and Ti­tanic Ho­tels. The fo­rum pro­vided an im­pe­tus in the pro­mo­tion of An­talya as a suit­able MiCE des­ti­na­tion to the world.

Global mar­ket share is $1 trn; $300 mn dol­lars is for wed­dings

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