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IAAPI's Cross-Industry Networking Event in Kolkata with Focus on Fostering Collaborative Growth

Published On: 06 December 2023

In a dynamic showcase of industry collaboration, the Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI) recently convened its Board of Directors for a networking event in Kolkata on December 4, 2023. This meeting brought together key representatives from various associations to explore collaborative opportunities and synergies among their respective industries. The focus extended beyond merely attending each other's exhibitions; discussions centered on expanding collaboration to include access to member directories. The goal is to facilitate meaningful interactions and business engagements among members of different associations, emphasizing the potential for collective growth and mutual benefits through cross-industry collaboration.

The diverse array of attendees included prominent figures, each contributing to the richness of discussions in a serial-wise manner:

1. Abhimanyu Maheshwari - Chapter Head, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), Kolkata

2. Piyush Kankaria - Co-Chapter Head, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), Kolkata

3. Rishi Bajoriya - Member, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), Kolkata

4. Apurva Salarpuria - Vice President, CREDAI - West Bengal

5. Anil Punjabi - National Committee Member, Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), East

6. Bilolaksha Das - Chairman - EI Chapter, Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), East

7. Abhijeet Dhar - Secretary, Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), East

8. Anita Gupta - Treasurer, Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), East

9. Vandana Buddhia - Founder and Principal Designer, ABID

10. Animesh Bhattacharya - Curator Eco Park, WBHIDCO Ltd

Mr. Shrikant Goenka, Chairman of IAAPI, expressed optimism about the event, stating that the networking initiative marks a significant step toward fostering collaboration among associations. By providing access not only to exhibitions but also to member directories, the aim is to create a network that transcends industries, opening doors for fruitful interactions and business opportunities. The Kolkata networking event exemplifies the power of cross-industry collaboration, setting the stage for a future where diverse sectors can join forces for collective progress and innovation.

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