Turkey opens doors to Weddings
300 attendees from 60 countries attended the International MICE & Wedding Forum in Antalya, Turkey, from May 28- June 1. 120 participants from India marked their presence
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