The 52nd FHRAI Annual Convention will be held in Bengaluru, The Garden City of India, from September 14-16, 2017.
Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka, is home to a number of scenic parks, boulevards, and famous memorials, apart from being one of the major IT hubs of the country that gives it the name- Silicon Valley of India. The annual convention of the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India is returning to the city after more than two decades.
The theme of the convention, Hospitality 2025 – The Future is NOW, is inspired by globalisation and technology that have changed the traditional ways that the hospitality industry conducts business, propelling it rapidly into a promising future. Being held at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, the event will witness three days of networking, imparting of knowledge, inspiration, and more importantly, the celebration of Indian hospitality.
Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, was launched in September, 2015, with the city’s largest accommodation inventory offering 397 rooms and suites. It offers comprehensive meeting and event facilities, including a wide range of customisable floor plans and arrangements. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 900 guests. These versatile spaces are ideal for grand events and celebrations. In addition, they also have seven other flexible venues or function areas.
The inaugural ceremony of the annual convention, that will take place on September 14, will be followed by two days of business sessions held over September 15 and 16. The prestigious FHRAI Awards will be given on September 16. The awards have been instituted to encourage and recognise entrepreneurial leadership and individual professional excellence.
Besides Shangri-La Hotel, the other hotels where arrangements have been made for the stay of delegates are ITC Gardenia, The Lalit Ashok, Radisson Blu Atria, The Chancery Pavilion, 37th Crescent Hotel, Tulip Inn, and Ashraya International Hotel. The organising committee of the convention has invited numerous dignitaries who will be gracing the occasion with their esteemed presence.