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NIMA Convention from January 20-25, 2019

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The annual convention of Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA) is set to be held in Taipei, Taiwan from January 20-25, 2019, informed Gajesh Girdhar, National Coordinator, NIMA. A destination showcase is also slated to be held in 2019 but the destination is yet to be finalised. NIMA, a four-and-half-years old association, is a network of MiCE agents. “We currently have 136 numbers with a majority from Tier-II, III cities. With zero membership fee, we have always focused on tapping new markets. For instance, in Spain, everybody has their eyes on Barcelona, Madrid and Apjiza, while we tap the Catalonia region where we had our first convention in 2016. So, now people are aware of Catalonia and all the members are promoting it,” explained Girdhar.

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NIMA targets new MICE destinations for 2017

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The Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA) is focusing on exploring new MICE destinations in India and abroad. “Every year, we introduce a new destination. In 2016, we promoted Catalonia in Spain. This year, we are on a lookout for a new destination in India and abroad,” said Gajesh Girdar, National Coordinator, NIMA, at a networking event in Delhi. Speaking on the theme for the year 2017, Girdar added, “Every year we come up with some theme, last year, it was ‘More and much more’, and for this year, it is ‘Let’s Connect’.” NIMA’s initiation of a mobile app, Lets Connect version 1.0, for NIMA’s MICE operators and partners will make it the first travel agent association in India to have one, claims Girdar. Elaborating on the same, he claims, “We will become the first travel agent association of India to come out with a mobile app. We aim to come out with new technologies and ideas. We shall provide training programmes on a pan India basis, specially targeting Tier-II and III cities, focusing on technologies and some unique destinations.”

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