Martin Da Costa, 70EMG To Lend Expertise As Speaker During Planners Xtraordinaire Show

Industry Watch | September 12, 2018 | News


With the annual spending on the special events industry amounting to $500 billion* worldwide, QNA International has put together the Planners Xtraordinaire Show, where the brightest stars of the luxury event planning industry come together under one roof. (*source: Entrepreneur Middle East)

The makers of the DWP Congress, recognised as the world’s strongest business platform for destination wedding planners, bring to you an exclusive luxury closed-door, by-invitation-only business platform - the Planners Xtraordinaire Show that will take the legacy forward and explore a niche market that caters to the flamboyant lifestyle of the rich and famous, such as royalties, celebrities, ultra-high net worth Individuals and international luxury  brands, and it consists of the select few luxury connoisseurs of the special events industry, all of them coming together from over 40 different countries.

Home to the lavish affair this year from October 29th-31st will be one of Italy’s gorgeous gems – Lake Como. Set in the foothills of majestic snowcapped Alps with deep valleys running through them, Lake Como is surrounded by mesmerising clear lakes and breathtaking scenery. 

Some of the biggest names of the luxury events industry will be coming down to Lake Como this year to share their experience and knowledge. Renowned celebrity wedding planner David Tutera (USA) will be the opening keynote speaker. Martin Da Costa, the founder & CEO of Seventy Event Media Group – one of the top event management companies in India will also be present as a speaker at this prestigious event.

With more than two decades of event planning and management experience behind him, Da Costa is recognised as one of the pioneers of the festival, luxury events and experiential marketing industry in India. His company, Seventy Event Media Group (aka 70 EMG) is known for executing some of the biggest and best events in India with a client list ranging from Harley-Davidson to Lakme Fashion Week and from Cartier to OnePlus. Not to forget, the company’s flagship event – the India Bike Week – an IP which has set a new benchmark in the country and brought to life a new biking culture in India. The company’s wedding division, Seven Steps Weddings, is responsible for creating some of the biggest and most luxurious weddings in India and abroad including the recently-concluded Akash Ambani – Shloka Mehta engagement as well as an award-winning destination wedding in Bahrain which opened the country’s doors to Indian clientele.

Speaking about the Planners Xtraordinaire Show, Martin Da Costa said, “Having experienced at first hand the sterling work done by 70 EMG’s wedding management division – Seven Steps – at the Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta engagement earlier this year, I’m looking forward to sharing the lessons and highlights of India’s luxury event industry on a global stage.”

Sharing his thoughts this exclusive platform, Sidh N.C, the Director of QNA International said, “We are very excited for the 2nd edition of the Planners Xtraordinaire Show. This year will raise the bar and take it a notch higher than the successful 1st edition by making it bigger, better and more boisterous than before.”

Martin Da Costa, the founder & CEO of Seventy Event Media Group – one of the top event management companies in India will be present as a speaker at this prestigious event.

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