Bengaluru is all set to host the 2015 INDIA ASSOCIATION CONGRESS

14th Sep, 2015
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The India Association Congress (IAC) is bringing together association leaders and stalwarts from various industries, who have supported and contributed tremendously to the success of this industry. This event has received recognition and backing from many prestigious organisations such as ICCA, ASAE and Meeting Show.

The IAC has gained its position in the market due to its session content. The intriguing topics have grabbed the attention of top industry leaders and created a strong sense of community. The platform it sets up provides support to the management and development of associations. This is achieved through education, exchange of ideas and best practice, while offering business-critical information, research, reports and directories.

For the first time in the history of the Indian Association Congress history, some ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2015 will be handed out to people who have invaluably contributed to the sector. The awards will be presented at a gala evening on 21st August 2015 at The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru, India.

The award categories to include:

Association Category: 1. Best Association Award, 2. Best Innovation, 3. Best Use of Social Media, 4. Best PR campaign, 5. Best Social Impact, 6. Best International Chapter

Individual Category: 7. Best Association Leadership, 8. Hall of Fame

IAC is also introducing a ‘meeting design’ element for the first time. Through his sessions, Mike Van Der Vijver, an International Meeting Designer, Co author of ‘Into the Heart of Meeting’ will be sharing techniques to make meetings more effective. There are also two exclusive workshops for Associations and Corporates.

"This is the 5th edition of India Association Congress and I must say a very exciting one. For the first time, some Association Excellence Awards will be given as there is a strong need of associations & their leadership who have supported and contributed tremendously to the success of this segment. This conference is also known for its intriguing topics, while delegates network with their counterparts to exchange best practices. We also recognized the need of making ‘ meetings’ more effective and engagement oriented and are introducing a ‘Meeting Design element’ for the first time." says Prasant Saha, Chairman, India Association Congress.

Approx. 200 association leaders representing various industry segments such as R&D, Academia, and Medical etc. have  confirmed their participation. Chief guest of IAC is Professor Rajeev Gowda, MP and Prof Ajay Sood followed by several prominent speakers and guests will deliver the keynote speeches.

The India Association Congress is organised by CIM Global. Supporters include Thailand Conference & Exhibition Bureau, Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, South Africa Convention Bureau, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, Lavasa International Convention Centre, Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India Expo Centre & Mart, The Lalit, ITC hotels, Taj hotels, Marriot, Chancery, Cvent, Mindmeeting, Identcity, Carrot Mobile Apps, Xpertica etc.

EVENT VENUE:
The Lalit Ashok Bengaluru
Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Bengaluru - 560001

CONGRESS WEBSITE: www.indiaassociationcongress.com

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