Karnataka

Why To Go

Bangaluru (Bangalore), the capital of the state of Karnataka, is the hub of India’s high-tech industry today and is also called ‘The Silicon Valley’ of India. With multiple Multinational IT companies the city is extremely business driven. At the same time art enthusiasts and theatre culture of the city makes exhibitions extremely popular. Bangalore has a pleasant climate throughout the year and it is called the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and vast greenery around. The city has a tremendous modern appearance with numerous sky scrapers, contemporary styled smart buildings and a splendid pubs, bars and lounges for buzzing nightlife. Bangalore has a strong hospitality portfolio. The Chinnaswami Stadium with capacity of 36000 audiences holds IPL matches every year. The presence of world class hotels in all parts of the city makes it an ideal and colossal MICE destination.

Travel Tips

The weather is pleasant throughout the year and can be visited during anytime of the year, October to March being the most popular. However, there may be heavy rainfall from July to September. Advance planning of required customization.

Things To Do

Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, 12 miles North West of downtown, is set up on more than 50 acres of landscaped ground. It is 43000 square feet property with state-of-the-art hi-tech facilities and infrastructure to distribute 11MW of power supply. It is India’s first conference venue to earn the prestigious ‘LEED Certification’. It is an energy efficient venue which is ozone friendly and practises rain water harvesting. The area of conference centre is 5600 square meter. There are 6 conference halls, helipad, amphitheatre, VIP lounge, food court spread across 7500 square meter, a Machine Tool Training Centre and vast parking. The 5-star hotels, spread across the city, provide world class facilities stay. Be it precise corporate meetings, sophisticated exhibitions, elaborate weddings, exuberant parties or informal business meetings or b-leisure, these hotels handle them seamlessly with professionals expert in event planning and execution and in-house trained stuff. Flexibility and customization of facilities as per the demand of the client is the key to any large scale event. Most of these hotels can hold multiple events simultaneously and even have separate event parkings. Whitefield, the business hub of Bangalore has star properties with combination of world class hospitality and convention centres with a capacity of more than 2000 people and well equipped audio visual technology, in-built stage, custom catering and expert team of in-house stuff as well as vendors. The city has top 5-star hotels everywhere- central, north, east, west and south. There are 5-star properties even near the beautiful Cubbon Park with multiple meeting rooms and ‘no pillar’ ball room which can accommodate 500 seats. There are numerous hotels with hi-tech board rooms, conference halls and theatre styled auditoriums. In Bangalore band width, internet and connectivity is never an issue. There are some international brands of star hotels with business hubs, golf course and polo clubs.

What to Eat & Where
to Eat

As per the event, menu customised to any extent is available. Besides organic, vegetarian and non vegetarian, vegan and other out of the box options are available for events with themes like cruelty free, minimum wastage or green events. Bangaluru is called the ‘Restaurant Capital of India’, as there’s a sudden dramatic shoot in the number of restaurants in Bangalore. Food from every country or every state of India is available in Bangalore.

Getting Around

MICE venues have good set of vehicles, run by their vendor and transport partners and are well connected to the most important hotels and places in the city. The hotels provide transport assistance. Uber, ola and other cab rental facilities are readily available.

How To Reach

FLIGHT

Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, Devanahalli, situated 40kms north of the city, is extremely well connected to the city.

TRAIN

Bangalore City Centre Junction, Cantonment Railway Station are important Railway Stations for Express and other long distance trains.

ROAD

Kempegodwa or Majestic Bus Stand, Mysore Road Satellite Bus Stand are the most important bus stations.

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Surrounding Attractions

Nandi Hills, is famous for its panoramic views from the top (1175 stairs). Watching the sun rise from there is breathtaking. It’s a 2 hours’ drive from Bangalore city. Mysore, the city of the grand Mysore Palace and the mighty temples, can be reached in less than 3hours time from Bangalore via Mysore Road or NH75.

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