MICE Forum

MICE SRI LANKA 2018 – The Forum of the Year


“Spice your MICE”

The MICE forum 2018 is organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) with the aim of developing the Sri Lankan MICE industry. The forum will comprise of experts from the field who have made major contributions to the industry will share their expertise to engage in discussions and have the questions of the audience answered.

The forum will be aligned to the 6th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management (ICOHT 2018) and International Conference on Hotel Administration which are scheduled to be held in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

About the Panelists

The Forum will be represented by both the national and international speakers representing the MICE industry, Travel and tourism field panelists will address the audience and share their valuable experience and knowledge about the field. Comprising of an immense knowledge about this sphere make them a very important resource person not only to this forum but also to the Sri Lankan industry.

Moderator


Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena

President – Chandi J. Associates Inc. Consulting, Canada
International Ambassador & Past President
Institute of Hospitality (HCIMA), UK

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Panelists


Mr. Vipula Wanigasekera

NSBM Green University Town
Sri Lanka

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Prof. Tiger Bihu WU

Prof. Tiger Bihu WU

Professor & Director,
The International Center for Recreation and Tourism Research,
Peking University,

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Mr. Sunil Dissanayake

Director / CEO – Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation
(BMICH – International Convention Center)
Sri Lanka
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Mr. Roshan Fernando

General Manager at The Golden Crown Hotel
Sri Lanka

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Prof. Darshana Sedera

Director – Master of Business Information Systems
Research Lead – Digital Transformation Research Group
Monash University
Australia

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Agenda


3.30 p.m – 4.00 p.m Forum Registration
4.00 p.m – 4.10 p.m Introduction for the theme and Panelists by Moderator
4.10 p.m – 4.50 p.m Speeches by panel members
 4.50 p.m – 5.30 p.m Panel Discussion
5.30 p.m – 6.30 pm Q & A Session
6.30 pm Conclusion

Date   – 14 th September 2018
Venue   – Kandy, Sri Lanka
Time – 3.30p.m – 6.30p.m

Complementary for all conference participants of International Conference on Hotel Administration and 6th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Why you attend?

  • Gain knowledge of MICE industry development and its development.
  • Listen to the leaders of the tourism industry and engage in fruitful discussions.
  • Exchange ideas and discuss trends, challenges and new initiatives in the MICE industry with an international audience.
  • Meet and network with key government and carrier representatives, tour operators, hoteliers and industry experts.
  • Influence the direction of MICE industry development

Who can attend?

This Forum brings together tourism and MICE industry experts, policy makers, academicians and researchers in the world.
• CEOs
• Academicians
• Directors
• Researchers
• Senior Managers
• Tourism/ Travel Agents
• Field Executives
• Students
• Other Related Industry Professionals