The Meetings Industry - Integrating Education and Entertainment
Today, convergence is the new innovation.
The emerging millennial professionals are hungry to learn and meet new contacts, which
drives personal and professional development.
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
The VIF conducts multidisciplinary meetings to engage attendees in new ways on different levels and
Connecting People to People
People to Ideas
People with Markets
People with Opportunity
I. Experiential Learning
Opportunities To Hear New Ideas, Information, Tactics, Tips, Tools from Experts
To Share Experiences with and Get Feedback from Peers in a Cordial
and Collaborative Setting
To see what is working across globe
Greater focus - Expand credentials
To Consult, Discuss and Share Relevant Topics Face to Face with Professionals Working in same field in a Cordial and Collaborative Setting
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 and Fun
Memorable Recreation etc.
Why do nearly 2500 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, 6 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.