NewsOrganization of Regional MICE Training Programme for Kandy Hoteliers | SLCB

September 7, 2020by Ajantha Lakmal

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) in collaboration with the Kandy Regional Hoteliers Association under THASL organized    MICE/Tourism Training Programme  for hoteliers in the Kandy  on   Tuesday 10th September held in Mahaweli Reach Hotel, Kandy.

Over 45 professionals took part in the training program which was conducted by a panel of experts in various aspects of MICE.

The programme  was organized  under the theme of “Effective way of Planning, Organizing & Handling of Business Events” included presentations of three key speakers, group exercises and team building activities.

The participants comprised   Kandy hotels staff who have in MICE Department, banquet staff, managers and officers who are directly involve with organizing events & meetings and also sales & front office Staff.


Mr. Krishantha Fernando, General Manager of SLCB delivered the opening remarks and the training led by three SLAPCEO experts, namely, Mrs. Pady Paul, Mr. Ziyan Ameen & Mr. Gihan De Silva.

Mr. Ziyan Ameen, Deputy General Manager of Aitken Spence Travels Pvt Ltd conducted a session on Tourism and MICE Tourism Global and Local perspective/How can Kandy hotels be more MICEY covered global MICE industry trends and best practices to the MICE industry.

Mrs. Paddy Paul, Managing Director of Golden Isle Travels Pvt Ltd delivered a presentation/Session on Basics of Handling MICE events/Expectations of MICE Organizers –

Incentives –Basics (Who, what, why, how). The session covered how best hoteliers could develop an incentive programmes to develop the incentive travel sector.

Mr. Gihan De Silva, CEO of Pvt Ltd conducted an interactive, team building session on “Creating MICE experiences” The session conducted an interactive way to Energize and Time Sensitive Team Building activities.

During the group exercise session, the participants developed an incentive programme based on the case study provided by the trainers and had group presentations on case study.

A certificate of participation was awarded as the end of the training.

Mr. Ziyan Ameen, Speaker of the training making presentation on global MICE trends

Group Work Session

Participants at the Training

Certificate Awarding

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