Messe Berlin appoints Indo-German Chamber of Commerce as event organiser of inaugural ITB India
- The new annual trade show for India's outbound travel market kicks off at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai on 15 to 17 April 2020
- Travel leaders to tackle industry issues at ITB India Conference
"We're proud to be supporting Messe Berlin in organizing its premier event in the Indian market. As ITB is a renowned international brand, we're delighted to be a key partner and together, make ITB India the leading travel trade event for the India market", commented Bernhard Steinrücke, Director General, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.
The inaugural ITB India, 15-17 April 2020, is an annual three-day b2b trade show and convention curated to build the bridge to the Indian travel market. The show brings together key travel industry leaders and international exhibitors from various segments of MICE, Leisure, Corporate and Travel & Technology.
The ITB India Conference is part of the inaugural ITB India in Mumbai. The organisers have announced an exciting conference line-up for next year's premiere event which includes a wide range of showcases and workshops focusing on corporate travel, travel technology, meetings and incentives, destination marketing, cruise, payments and more. The conference programme will kick-off on the first day of the show with a keynote interview by PhoCusWright founder Philip Wolf and Deep Kalra, Chairman & Group CEO of MakeMyTrip on "Why India? Why now? Get ready for the next wave of growth". CEOs and senior executives representing leading brands in travel - Airbnb, AMEX GBT, Booking.com, Cleartrip, Cox & Kings, Egencia, OYO Hotels & Homes, PayPal, Travelport and others - have confirmed their attendance and will lay bare the opportunities and challenges in the Indian travel sector.
About the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest bi-national Chambers of Commerce in the world, founded in 1956 in India and is part of the umbrella organization German Association of Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK). It provides business solutions to companies which are interested in entering the Indian market and supports Indo-German business relations with its vast expertise in Indian legal and economic conditions. IGCC gives various kinds of services like market entry support, marketing, services in India and also supports various German trade fair companies in executing trade fair projects in India.
About ITB India 2020
ITB India 2020 will take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India, from 15 to 17 April 2020. In its first year it will be organised by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and supported by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd. The 3-day business-to-business travel trade show and convention will focus on the Indian travel market including MICE, corporate, and leisure travel sectors. Exhibitors from every sector of the industry, including travel agencies and operators, NTOs, business travel and MICE, travel technology, accommodation, and transport companies are all expected to attend.
About ITB Berlin and the ITB Berlin Convention
ITB Berlin 2021 will be taking place from Wednesday, 10 to Sunday, 14 March, and from Wednesday to Friday will be open to trade visitors only. ITB Berlin is the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. In 2019 a total of 10,000 companies and organisations from 181 countries exhibited their products and services to around 160,000 visitors, including 113.500 trade visitors. Parallel with the show the ITB Berlin Convention, the largest event of its kind, will be held from Wednesday, 10 to Saturday, 13 March 2021. Admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors and exhibitors. For more information please visit www.itb-berlin.com, www.itb-convention.com and the ITB Social Media Newsroom.