The official Host Partner is the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) along with other partners and sponsors including The Wedding Bliss, Angsana Laguna Phuket, Banyan Tree Phuket and Laguna Phuket. This will be held in the best hotel wedding events in Phuket for this year.
Thailand is the very first country to host this event in Asia, which gathers high-end destination wedding planners to do business with the most unparalleled destinations, lavish hotels, resorts and venues along with the world’s top wedding suppliers and creative partners such as, photographers, fashion designers, jewellery partners, furniture rentals, cake designers and more.
The event also includes themed gala dinners, lavish luncheons, ritzy cocktail receptions, networking functions, ground-breaking conference sessions, all innovated to assist participants to take advantage of this multi-billion-dollar industry held in one of the most affluent hotel wedding events in Phuket today.
The list of confirmed speakers include AleitSwanepoel, Joann Gregoli, SumantJayakrishnan, Janine Closs, Kevin Lee, Joanne Brown, FunkeBurknor-Obruthe, BhavneshSawhney, Christina Holt, InnavatKhubchandani, Michelle Rago, Matthew Oliver, Alison Hotchkiss, Evelyn Mills, Bryan Rafanelli, Wendy El Khoury, Joe Blackman, MohomedMorani, Marcy Blum, Koby Bar Yehuda, Katherine Apostolidis, and Preston Bailey.
Preston Bailey has been into planning and design of weddings for royal families, celebrities, athletes and CEOs for over 33 years. He has worked with famous names like Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Donna Karan, Jennifer Hudson, to name a few.
Kevin Lee’s celebrity clients include Oprah Winfrey, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Drew Barrymore, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. He is also believedas an inspiration to the character Franck in the 1990 movie ‘Father of the Bride’.
Evelyn Mills manages Marriage Maestros, which specializes in innovating signature weddings in China, Bali, Hong Kong and across Asia.
Meanwhile, Bryan Rafanelli operates Rafanelli Events, one of the largest event design and planning companies in the US since 1996. His clients include Hollywood star Matt Damon, President Obamaand Chelsea Clinton.
The DWP Congress was organized by QNA International in Dubai in one of the most prominent hotel wedding events in Phuket, and was previously held in Italy, Mauritius and Greece.
According to the TAT Governor, “This will be the very first Destination Wedding Planners Congress to be hosted in Asia. We anticipate that the Congress will provide a marvellousimage of Thailand as a global wedding destination, and feature outstanding destinations and venues, including incomparable products and services that make each event extraordinary and unforgettable.”