13th Edition of Exotic Wedding Planning Conference

13th Edition of Exotic Wedding Planning Conference : Press Release

Bodrum, Turkiye, Jan 29, 2024:

The highly anticipated 13th edition of the Exotic Wedding Planning Conference hosted by The Turkiye Tourism Board will take place at the Lujo Hotel in Bodrum from April 24th to 26th, 2024.

EWPC stands as a global benchmark for the luxury wedding and events industry. Over the three-days, event participants can expect enriching educational sessions, impactful networking opportunities, glamorous gala evenings, and entertainment all set against the stunning backdrop of the Aegean coastline.

This meticulously crafted conference will bring together top-tier wedding and event planners, hospitality vendors, tourism boards, travel experts, and wedding suppliers from across the world, fostering new business connections and propelling brands to new heights.

Celebrity Wedding Planners and Industry experts speaking at the summit:

        Preston Bailey, President, Preston Bailey Designs, Inc., USA

        Sarah Haywood, Founder & CEO, Sarah Haywood Weddings & Celebrations, UK

        Colin Cowie, Chairman & CEO, Colin Cowie Lifestyle, US

       Aditya Motwane, Director & Founder, Motwane Entertainment & Weddings, India

       Kevin Lee, Founder/Creative Director, Luxury Events By Kevin Lee, USA

       Zainab Alsalih, Founder & Creative Director, Carousel Events FZ LLC, UAE

       Bruce Russell, Managing Director, Bruce Russell Events, UK among many others engaging in crucial conversation to relevant and resilient.


Event highlights:

       Masterfully curated sessions ranging from keynotes and panels to workshops

       World-class networking and exhibition opportunities

       Learning interspersed with endless entertainment: Gala dinner, Networking Cocktail Party, and exclusive tours

       APEX Awards ceremony to honor exceptional wedding planners and suppliers/properties

Key themes of discussions:

The art of design:                                                  

How to incorporate cultural traditions into the wedding ceremony and reception, such as wearing traditional attire or incorporating traditional customs or rituals. Honouring cultural traditions while still making the wedding personal and meaningful to the couple.


Secrets to creating transformative designs

Suggestions for infusing personal touches into wedding design and decor include incorporating family heirlooms, meaningful symbols, colours, or elements reflecting the couple's interests and hobbies. Additionally, guidance on collaborating with catering companies or venues to create a tailored menu is provided.


Orchestrating Dream Weddings by Marrying Perfection with Project Management Excellence

Strategies for cutting costs on wedding expenditures, choosing an affordable venue or selecting an off-peak wedding date. Suggestions on effectively monitoring wedding expenses and adhering to a budget. Guidance on managing unforeseen expenses that may surface throughout the wedding planning journey.


Elevating Guest & Customer Experience for creating unforgettable wedding journeys

Enhancing guest and customer experiences is the cornerstone of crafting unforgettable wedding journeys, where every detail is thoughtfully curated to leave a lasting impression.


 Crafting Bespoke Experiences & Tailoring Events to the Elite

From personalized weddings reflecting individual styles to exclusive conferences tailored to corporate needs, our meticulous planning ensures unique and unforgettable experiences for couples and corporate clients alike.


Developing a Distinctive Style in Wedding Planning

Discover effective strategies for building a team capable of expanding your business without compromising on calibre and excellence. Uncover the essential pillars that pave the way for scaling a six-figure wedding planning business in this information-rich 20-minute session, where a leading global wedding planner shares the key secrets to success!

Under these broader themes, over three dazzling days, our speakers will share numerous lessons, personal accounts of resilience and business best practices covering every aspect of wedding planning in this new era.

Join us as we celebrate the undying love for weddings in the city of luxury and stoke the immense potential of the industry. 

Rishikesh Shetty, CEO of Exito Media Concepts and Exotic Wedding Planning Conference, commented, "The prospect of EWPC taking place in Bodrum, Turkey in 2024 is truly thrilling, especially as this marks our first venture in this captivating location set against the stunning backdrop of the Aegean coastline. Following the success of 12 global editions, our aim this time is to bring together 350+ destination wedding planners from over 50 countries. Envisioning the most triumphant edition to date, our aspiration is to make it the world's biggest B2B wedding convention till date."                                                                    

You can click here to book your tickets.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Kasturi Nayak,

Sr. Executive

Marketing Team,

Exito Media Concepts


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