The Meetings Industry - Integrating Education and Entertainment
Today, convergence is the new innovation.
The emerging Millennial Professionals who are hungry to learn and meet new contacts.
Gathering likeminded professionals together with a common interest and
specific objectives in one place at one time,
with expert thinkers from Government, Industry and Academia enhances
globalization and emerge as a knowledge
and innovation hub, that serves as an important part of learning and
developing new skills (beyond the immediate economic impact).
The term 'Meeting Industry' is fairly new in its use and in comparison to other
industries, it is relatively young but a fast growing, international and dynamic industry.
What a participant will get out of attending a VIF Meeting
People to People -
People to Ideas -
People with Markets -
People with Opportunity
The VIF focus revolves around developing more multidisciplinary meetings,
that drives both the personal and professional development, also
engage attendees in new ways on different levels.
I. Experiential Learning
Opportunities to hear new ideas, information, tactics, tips, tools from
To share experiences with and get feedback from peers in a cordial
and collaborative setting
To see what is working across globe - Greater focus
To consult, discuss and share relevant topics face to face with professionals working in same field
Build personal relationships, trust and partnerships
Team with one of the more veteran professional
Make higher quality connections
Win Win for all
(Professional Growth and Career Development Interactive Opportunities during Live Meetings can’t be duplicated online).
III. Motivation and Celebration
Acknowledgement and celebration of achievements
A recognition and testimony that will enhance credibility, reputation, pride
and raise the visibility of success
Additional proof of hard work
Generates impulses and encourage for better performance
IV. Fun and Relaxation
Novel social experience
Enjoyment, Fun and Relaxation
Memorable recreation etc.
Why do nearly 2400 Professionals choose to join us
Characterized by a tradition of innovation and quality,
with necessary creative - interpersonal - multitasking and organizational skills
(devising the concept and execution: advertising, budgeting, financial planning, hospitality,
logistics, procurement, scheduling, technical aspects, etc)
VIF pushed forward the boundaries and made an impact on people’s lives; And
delivers the best performance with the
Detailed Programming, Control and Monitoring Systems -
Efficient lines of communication and Time management -
Resources, Facilities and Implementation Mechanisms.
How the Foundation is run:
The Board of Trustees has a wide range of skills and interests which is
reflected in the broad remit of VIF projects.
Trustees and advisors will determine the general policy of the foundation in discussion with
the project and finance committees.
Day-to-day management of VIF is carried out by
R. Sathishkumar with a small team of staff
(8 full time, 4 part time)
to this work.
The VIF is a Legally Registered - Self Governing - Private Trust; The VIF is not affiliated to any
University for its Programs/Activities. It does not have a physical campus.
The VIF has no connection with any Government (or) Private
bodies/authorities for its Programs/Activities. The VIF office functions
in a rental building of 505 sq. ft. Unfurnished space.