VENUE Magazine collaborated with the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Repubilc Indonesia to hold the “Indonesia Tourism & Business Forum” (ITBEF). Under the theme “Collaborate to Rise”, the event aimed to broaden knowledge, grow professional networks, and create business opportunities in the tourism and MICE sectors.
The series of events took place on 15 and 16 August 2022 at the Jakarta Convention Center and consisted of a plenary session and exhibition along with table top and MICE competitions for college students. The guest speakers for this year’s ITBEF featured Jane Vong Holmes (Chief of ICCA Asia Pasifik), Supawan Teerarat (Senior VP Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau), Rizki Handayani (Deputy for Tourism Products and Event Organizing of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy), Odo Manuhu (Kemenko Marves), Alexander Reyaan (Director of Special Interest Tourism Division – Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy), and more.
The seminar also invited more than 20 national and international speakers to discuss a variety of interesting topics about MICE and the tourism industry. Meanwhile, the travel mart agenda involved 40 sellers and was attended by 200 buyers.