Wednesday, May 11, 2011 · Posted in , ,









This year 2011 Indonesia will host a large number of most exciting Mega Events to be held throughout the Archipelago,that should not be missed. Note them down in your Calendar. They include:


1. The 4th Indonesia MICE and Corporate Tourism Mart (IMCTM), to be held in Manado, 17 – 21 May 2011

Hailed as the Largest Corporate Travel Mart in Asia, the event will be staged at the Novotel Hotel Golf Resort & Convention Center – Manado, North Sulawesi, carrying the theme:” Inspiration, Education, Execution”

IMCTM 2011 provides a single platform for Business to Business forum. The two days event promises to provide detailed information on MICE suppliers from hotel, resort, convention centres mostly in Indonesia.

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2. Sail Wakatobi-Belitong, held from July through August 2011

Sail Wakatobi-Belitung is being heralded as Indonesia's third world-class marine event in three years, following the success of Sail Bunaken in 2009 and Sail Banda in 2010. The event is hoped to attract sailing-lovers from all over the world in a spirit of adventure to share new experiences and explore the beauty of Wakatobi and Bangka-Belitung waters.

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3. Celebrate the Sea Festival 2011:   a huge event for Diving and Underwater Photographers, held in Manado, 23 – 25 September 2011

Asian Diver calls it: One of the Biggest Underwater Imagery Festivals in the Asia-Pacific.  The Festival organizes an International Underwater Imaging Competition, and a Shoot-out Competition from 19 – 23 September. Seminars with celebrated speakers. Main Venue is the Sintesa Peninsula Hotel of Manado.

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4. The International Ecotourism Business Forum, to be held in Makassar, from 15 – 19 October 2011

5. Governors Climate Forum, to be attended by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, September 2011

6. Pasar Wisata, TIME,  Selling Indonesia Under One Roof – Bandar Lampung, Lampung, in October 2011 (website under construction)


7. SEA Games, - the South East Asian Games, held in Palembang, South Sumatra and Jakarta

SEA Games 2011 will be held from November 11th to 22nd, 2011 in two host cities, Palembang and Jakarta. The event will feature 44 sport numbers and competing for 542 gold medals. This year marked the fourth time Indonesia hosted the sports festival after SEA Games X in 1979, SEA Games XV in 1987, and SEA Games XIX in 1997.

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8. ASEAN Tourism Forum and TRAVEX, to be held  9 – 15 January 2012 in Manado, North Sulawesi

In January 2012 Indonesia will again be the Host to the prestigious Annual ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which will be held in the city of Manado, North Sulawesi from 9 – 15 January 2012. ATF 2012 carries the theme: ASEAN Tourism for a Global Community of Nations

The Business and contract Mart of ATF, the TRAVEX, will take place from 13 – 15 January 2012 at the Golden Kawanua Convention Center, which has a colossal 7,000 sq meters exhibition area.

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