Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit 2023

Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit 2023 - Wedding Affair
Luminaries Of Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit

The Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit kicked off on 3rd & 4th November, 2023 at Chandragiri Hills. The much-awaited summit was a testament to the enduring ties between India and Nepal, it signified the beginning of remarkable collaborations and experiences. The vision of this iconic event was to unveil Nepal as an exotic destination for big-fat weddings and grand celebrations.

Press Conference At Chandragiri Hills
Press Conference At Chandragiri Hills

Delegates and industrial stalwarts who added extra stars to the event with their esteemed presence were the President of Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit and owner of The Bull Events – Maneesh Srivastava, Director of Event TV Live and Convenor of the summit – Mahavir Radha Jangra, the President of EEMA – Samit Garg, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board – Dhananjaya Regmi, Publisher and Editor of Wedding Affair magazine – Rajnish Rathi and General Manager of Fairmont Jaipur – Rajiv Kapoor. Wedding Affair was the magazine partner of this extravagant event.

Samit Garg Sharing His Insights
Samit Garg Sharing His Insights

More than 20 wedding organizers from India and representatives of hotels and resorts in Nepal were part of this two-day summit. During panel discussions at the summit, wedding planners of India, prestigious hotels & resorts of Nepal and various other private as well as public stakeholders discussed various issues, including policies, legalities and physical infrastructure, to develop Nepal as a prime wedding destination. Wedding day is the celebration of love and a culmination of a unique journey together and deserves an abode that is nothing short of paradise. Nepal offers an enchanting backdrop that elevates wedding experiences to unparalleled heights. From captivating venues like the Everest Base Camp and serene Phewa Lake in Pokhara to the timeless elegance of Kathmandu and the exotic Chitwan National Park, Nepal offers diverse settings for your dream wedding.

Unveiling Of Wedding Affair Magazine
Unveiling Of Wedding Affair Magazine

The summit featured workshops and presentations from leading experts in the wedding industry, who diligently emphasized on the potential of Nepal as a destination for hosting opulent Indian weddings. Expert discussion included the logistics of planning and organizing weddings in Nepal, legal requirements, and the unique cultural experiences that can be incorporated into weddings.

Pashupatinath Temple
Seeking Blessings At Pashupatinath Temple

Samit Garg, the President of the EEMA (Event and Entertainment Management Association of India) -expressed his view about social and cultural proximity, open borders and awe-inspiring natural beauty of Nepal can make it an attractive destination for Indians wishing to exchange their vows amidst a splendid surrounding. He also underscored the need for developing the necessary infrastructure and easing customs procedures for the Indian wedding organizers to conduct more weddings and promote such events.

Miss Nepal
Rajnish Rathi In Conversation With Miss Nepal – Shrinkhala Khatiwada

Representatives from hotels, resorts, caterers, and transportation services from both nations engaged in fruitful discussions on how to provide top-notch services for destination weddings. This collaboration is expected to lead to more efficient planning and execution of weddings in Nepal, making it even more appealing to couples looking to get married in this picturesque country. On the occasion, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board Dhananjaya Regmi expressed that the Himalayan nation is ready to address issues including customs waiver and building adequate infrastructure to promote the country as a wedding destination. According to the data released at the press meet organized at the beginning of the event, in 2022 Nepal’s star hotels hosted around 150 wedding events from India, generating a business equivalent to Rs 300 crore. The Indo-Nepal Wedding Summit 2023 has taken a significant step towards realizing Nepal’s potential as a prime wedding destination, bridging the gap between India and Nepal and establishing strong connections within the wedding and hospitality industry.