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DWP Congress 2024 Ready for Zimbabwe

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Written by Linda Hohnholz

Destination Zimbabwe is preparing to host Destination Wedding Planner (DWP) Congress 2024 with Victoria Falls as the backdrop.

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority and RSVP Events are partnering to host this wedding planning industry event where top destination wedding planners from around the world will be gathering.

They have pulled together an event that cuts through the usual and changes the way participants experience the world’s biggest B2B event for destination weddings. DWP Congress 2024 will reach a milestone and celebrate its 10th anniversary in the global wedding industry next year.

Previous DWP Congresses were held in 9 cities on 4 different continents: Athens, Greece, in 2014; Port Lous, Mauritius, in 2015; Florence, Italy, in 2016; Phuket, Thailand, in 2017; Los Cabos, Mexico, in 2018; Dubai, UAE, in 2019; Rhodes, Greece, in 2021; Bali, Indonesia, in 2022; and Doha, Qatar, in 2023. The only year missed was in 2022 due to the pandemic.

DWP Speaker Lineup

Participants will hear from those who have overcome challenges in the wedding industry as they tell their unique stories, discuss the latest trends, and share how they are changing the game  of wedding event planning. Topics will include market mentalities, contract negotiations, commissions, kick backs, managing expectations, cross cultural weddings, and more. We get to the heart of the debate and share perspectives you need to know to stay ahead in everything related to weddings.

The lineup of speakers will get to the heart of the debate and share perspectives to stay ahead of everything related to weddings. Lined up so far for the DWP Congress at Vic Falls are:

Preston Bailey, PB Designs, USA

Vandana Mohan, The Wedding Design Company, India

Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee Wedding & Events

Ali Bakhtiar, Ali Bakhtiar Designs, UAE

Tapiwa Mukoti, RSVP Events, Zimbabwe

Sharon Sacks, Sacks Production, USA

Bibi Hayat, Bibi Hayat Events & Design, Kuwait

Funke Bucknor Obruthe, Zapphaire Events, Nigeria

Walid Baz, Baz Events, Lebanon

Koby Bar Yehuda, KBY Designs, Israel

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Linda Hohnholz

Editor in chief for eTurboNews based in the eTN HQ.

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