Board of Trustees

R. Sathishkumar


Qualification: PhD

M. S. Sudha


Qualification: CWA

Honorary Advisers

Prof. Manoj Gupta

Chair-Advisory Board

Qualification: PhD

T. R. Ganeshbabu

Joint. Director (Hon.)

Qualification: PhD

Welcome to the Venus International Foundation

Venus International Foundation (VIF) is Passionate and on a Mission on Adding Value to People by Building a Community to Share Knowledge and Create Change.

Venus International Foundation, it is the Legal name and Trade name, the country’s leading Higher Education Meetings and Events Management Organization. The VIF provides a forum to the appropriate target group by organizing Planned Annual Meetings (Workshop and Awards), with the aim of generating new knowledge and better understanding.

Our world is undergoing a revolutionary period in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and innovation in many disciplines. Simultaneously humans are on a journey to the achievement of self-actualization, which relates to the ultimate fulfillment of one's potential. The unprecedented levels of discovery and innovation that are the hallmarks of recent decades are giving birth to entirely new meetings, which are in turn stimulating further advances, new opportunities, fresh insights and serve as a 'Continuing Force for Progress'.

The Meetings Industry: 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

Today, convergence is the new innovation. The emerging Millennial Professionals who are hungry to learn and meet new contacts. The multidisciplinary meeting conducted by the VIF drives both the personal and professional development. The VIF focus revolves around developing more multidisciplinary meetings, integrating education and entertainment, to engage attendees in new ways on different levels.

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 - Expand credentials - 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).

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

Fun and Relaxation
Novel social experience - Enjoyment, fun, relaxation and memorable recreation etc.

Why do nearly 2300 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.

VIF 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.

Note: 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.