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Agenda 2019

January 23, 24 & 25, 2019

Mumbai, India

Agenda 2019

Day 01 | January 23, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
10.30 AM - 1.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Inauguration
Time
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Event Onsite Meeting Session
Time
01.00 PM - 1.30 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
How Millenials will Travel in 2019
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Naveen Perla, COO, JetSetGo
Ruchi Lahoti, Area Manager - India, Booking.com
Todor Gerovski, COO, 15toGO
Time
2.00 PM - 2.30 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - Creative and Strategic Engagement with your Target Audience in a Travel Trade Show
Nisha B., Founder, Elevated Consultancy Singapore
Time
01.30 PM - 2.30 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Networking Lunch
Time
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
International Lounge
Destination Presentation
Time
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
The Rise of Experiential Travel - Hear from leaders on opportunities and trends
Nisha B., Founder, Elevated Consultancy Singapore
Vijay Nair, AVP, National Geographic Expeditions
Aditya Bhat, Head, Jio Studios
Vikram Ahuja, Founder, Byond Travel
Gauri Jayaram, Founder, Active Holiday Company
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Cox & Kings Presentation
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
International Lounge
CineLocales - Bringing Global Destinations to Indian Cinema
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Reinvisioning the future of Hospitality & Hotel Distribution
Joerg Esser, Ex-Group Director, Thomas Cook Group
Ankush Nijhawan, MD, Travel Boutique Online
Karan Anand, Head – Relationships and Supplier Management, Cox & Kings
Joseph Xia, Founder, Yearth Group
Hemant Mediratta, Senior Vice President - Sales, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Time
4:40 PM - 5:10 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Decoding the Use cases of AR-VR in Travel
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Aditya Bhat, Head, Jio Studios
Vikram Ahuja, Founder, Byond Travel
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Wedding Sutra - Travel Companies and their New Role at Indian Weddings
Hosted By
Neha Seth Arora - Var Vadhu
Nemish Sanghvi - WE Hospitality
Hemant Kale - Swahaa
Ambika Agarwal - The A Cube Project
Divya Chadha - A Klass Apart
Parthip Thyagarajan - WeddingSutra.com
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
International Lounge
Awards - OTM Top Travel Producers Award
Time
5:20 PM - 6:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Presentation on AR/VR in travel by Jio Studios
Day 02 | January 24, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
10.00 AM - 2.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Visit by Chief Guest - Shri KJ Alphons, Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Govt. of India
Time
11.00 AM - 11.45 AM
International Lounge
Airline Presentation
Time
12.30 PM - 1.15 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Influencer Marketing and its Role in the Travel Path-to-Purchase
Hitesh Rajwani, CEO, Social Samosa
Varun Vagish, Leading Travel Influencer, YouTube.com/MountainTrekker
Ajay Awtaney, Founder & Editor, LiveFromALounge.com
Priyanka Chandola, Youtuber & Travel Vlogger, www.youtube.com/desigirltraveller
Sharanya Iyer, Travel Influencer, www.trulynomadly.com
Time
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Skill Development Workshop by EEMA
Time
1.10 PM - 1.55 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
The Future of Travel Content Marketing - A Panel Discussion
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Sesh Seshadri, General Manager, Lonely Planet India
Abraham Alapatt, President & Group Head - Marketing, Thomas Cook India
Bhawna Grover, Head of Content, GoIbibo
Michael Lyngdoh, CEO, Tripoto
Time
01.30 PM - 02.30 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Networking Lunch
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - Strategic Partnerships in Travel - Trends, Impact, and How To Go About It
Joerg Esser, Ex-Group Director, Thomas Cook Group
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
International Lounge
Workshop on Digital Marketing for Travel Companies
Saurav Chakraborty, Industry Manager (Travel), Facebook India
Surabhi Mishra, Client Solution Manager – Travel, Facebook India
Time
2:50 PM - 3:35 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Rise of Experiential Travel
Vijay Nair, AVP, National Geographic Expeditions
Aditya Bhat, Head, Jio Studios
Vikram Ahuja, Founder, Byond Travel
Chitra Gurnani, Co-founder & CEO, Thrillophilia.com
Gauri Jayaram, Founder, Active Holiday Company
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Cox & Kings Presentation
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Opportunities in Indian aviation - Making it big in the world’s most challenging aviation market
Chetan Kapoor, Research Analyst - Asia-Pacific, Phocuswright Inc.
Rajkumar Paranthaman, Head of Marketing - India, AirAsia
Naveen Perla, COO, JetSetGo
Raj Sivakumar, Senior Vice President - Network & Revenue Management, Jet Airways
Nitin Sethi, Vice President - Digital, Indigo (InterGlobe Aviation)
Time
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Masterclass - User Generated Content (UGC) and the Future of Content Marketing
Bhawna Grover, Head of Content, GoIbibo
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Digital Marketing and Social Media in Travel: Hear from the Giants
Daksh Sharma, Managing Partner, TravHQ
Rachit Uppal, Head of Industry (India & South Asia), Twitter
Saurav Chakraborty, Industry Lead - Travel, Facebook
Abhijit Mishra, Director, India & Middle East, Kayak
Girish Singh, Head of Marketing APAC, Uber for Business
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Event Onsite Meeting Session
Time
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
State of Travel State of Travel Startups in Taiwan and Greater China
Daniel Cheng, Founder & President, RTM - Redefine Tourism Mixer
Day 03 | January 25, 2019
Time
Event
Curated/Conducted By
Time
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM
Grande - Hall 2B
Skill development workshop by Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA)
Time
1.00 PM - 2.00 PM
OTM Forum - Tech Stage
Tourism in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges
Ofiwang Sepotokele, Director, Mcallister Travel

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