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A platform for the wedding fraternity across the world to come together in a collaborative effort to inspire and delight.

Espousal Wedding Winter Expo is hapenning on an International Level for the very first time. 

We aim to provide the opportunity for wedding suppliers, organisers and thousands of diverse couples & consumers, to experience a wondrous showcase of culture, tradition and diversity at a one-stop destination. Meticulous planning, courage to adapt and relentless pursuit to deliver an exceptional virtual experience, is what keeps the ESPOUSAL team motivated and make this a truly global experience!

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Sessions

Powerhouse of Inspiration

Panel discussions involving global event industry experts on interesting topics.

Get new ideas, practical advice and global trends from some of the best event planners around the globe. Discussion sessions on well thought interesting wedding event topics are held throughout the 2-day event.

With speakers who are experts and best in the wedding industry joining in from across the Globe, Espousal Winter Expo is your definitive source of knowledge & inspiration for all things related to your wedding event.

Event Industry experts from across the globe share their perspective on Future of the wedding industry

Global

Speakers

Chathu De Silva

Founder, Cosmo Beauty Studio,
Sri Lanka
Chathu is a beautician and a full-time Beauty and Lifestyle Influencer on Youtube and Instagram. With over 2.5 Lakh Subscribers, she is the most subscribed Beauty Youtuber in Sri Lanka at the moment.She also runs her Salon intending to provide her services to her clients as a makeup artist and a beauty consultant.

Dinuka Kathri

Founder, Layers by DINU - MELLO, Sri Lanka
Dinuka has been in Sri Lanka Inbound Travel and Tourism for almost a decade and gathered her knowledge and experience as a senior travel designer in one of the leading travel companies in the world, Diethelm Travel. Her passion towards the culinary arts has led her to launch her own brand, Layers by DM that caters desserts and cakes to weddings, parties, private functions and many more celebrations.

Kenneth Leslie Chan

Founder, GYHS Events,
Malaysia
Kenneth completed a Wedding Chaperon course in 2010 and was featured as the first Dai Kam (male wedding chaperon) by the English Newspaper “The Star 2” in 2017. He was also featured in an interview by Precious Weddings in July of this year and was in a TV interview by “Work to Live” Astro AEC in September 2020. He is the author of an upcoming book on Chinese wedding traditions which is expected to be released in 2022.

Kevin T. Robertson

CEO, Speaker Focus,
USA
Kevin T. Robertson is a top consummate professional speaker, CEO and Co-founder of Speakerfocus.com. Internationally recognized as America's Leading Focus Expert, Kevin has delivered over 2000 customized leadership programs since 1988, and also teaches Fortune 500 clients, across the US.

Mariana Luviano

Founder, Mariana Luviano Event Planner, Mexico
Mariana has been a destination wedding specialist for the last 8 years, originally from Mexico and has lived in Chiapas since the last 14 years. She started her own brand at the age of 21 after discovering her passion towards events, and identifying what the client wants in terms of attention, service and what it means to invest in a social event.

Muddrika Swarnathilake

Founder & Director of Choreography. Muddrika Dance Studio, Sri Lanka
Muddrika is a dance choreographer, television reality show judge, concept, and content creator for performing arts and has also trained many actors, singers & dancers in the area of personality development. Since 2010 she & her team have performed for various corporate events, concerts, international festivals, weddings, television productions, tv commercials, movies, and music videos.

Pathmasiri Liyanage

General Manager, Araliya Beach Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka
He completed his Management Diploma from The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism Hotel Management and went on to have a successful career as a Hotelier. He is a member of the Ceylon hotel school graduate association and has also worked for various Hotels & Resorts. From being a Front desk manager to Director of sales & marketing, Pathmasiri has come a long way

Preethi Priyadarsha

Chairman, Waasala Leisure,
Sri Lanka
Preethi Priyadarsha has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Sales & Marketing at Multinational and local conglomerates in Sri Lanka.After retirement, he started an Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Small Luxury, and Theme Tourist Hotel in Anuradhapura in mid-2018. Waasala Leisure promotes the ancient Heritage system, ancient agriculture system, ancient irrigation system apart from nature and wildlife.

Ranmali Kongahage

Proprietor, Planit4U,
SriLanka
Ranmali has 8 years of media experience and exposure ranging from a Journalism to a Radio Presenter, and has a wide repertoire of work experience in the fields of Social Media, PR related work and Administrative experience. She has been a part of ETV, one of the most reputed Business News Broadcasters and then gradually moved into full time radio and was employed by reputed Radio Networks in the country.

Rhiannon Downie

Founder & Editor In Chief Bride Club ME, UAE
Rhiannon Downie is the Founder of digital publishers Club Media FZE and also a professional wedding industry speaker and Founder of Bride Club ME Business, the first business consultancy of its kind in UAE for wedding entrepreneurs. She has contributed to various articles published by global entrepreneur websites, newspapers, and wedding magazines including The National, Khaleej Times, Time Out Dubai, etc

Sudheera Wijay

GM / Co-Designer, INBA Exclusives, Sri Lanka
Sudheer Wijay has been in the industry for 15 years and is the General Manager and Co- Designer at INBA Exclusives, which is one of a kind Bridal designer store in Sri Lanka. He is also a makeup artist and a photographer at Shades of Wanamal.

Suminda Perera

Managing Director, 2nd Chance Flowers, Sri Lanka
Suminda Perera is one of the top most Florists in Sri Lanka and has been in the business for the last 25 years.2nd Chance Flowers is a one-stop-shop that covers an array of items from cutlery to professional lighting arrangements and many more. They aim to bring something unique, elegant, beautiful, and a dream come true for your wedding day.

Tuan Kitchlan

Manager, Hayleys Aviation.
Sri Lanka
Tuan Kitchlan is a Travel and Aviation expert and has been in the industry for over 30 years. He completed his graduation from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and went on to pursue a Postgraduate degree in the field of Marketing and Business Management from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.He has Managed Marketing and Operations for multiple airlines and is also a part-time lecturer.

Amalia Roseti

Founder, Wedding Missions, London
Amalia Roseti is the founder & editor of Wedding Mission, launched in 2012 in London. Amalia has a lot of experience working in the wedding and bridal industry and has been the wedding editor at FabUK Magazine, the English fashion and lifestyle magazine, since 2017.

Arjun Kartha

Co-Founder, Twogether Studios, India
Arjun Kartha is one of India’s best-known wedding photographers and the co-founder of Twogether Studios. Arjun is also the founder of the Wedding Photographer’s Association of India, a collective for the most innovative and path-breaking wedding photographers in the country.

Gemunu Goonewardene

Chairman, The Win-Stone Group, Sri Lanka
Gemunu Goonewardene is a leader in the Sri Lankan hospitality industry with over 45 years of experience, starting as a chef and working towards being the Vice President of Food and Beverage in Aitken Spence Hotels, he is currently the chairman of the Hotels Classification Committee of Sri Lanka as well the Chairman of The Win-Stone Group.

Ravi De Abrew

Hairstylist/ Educator, Sri Lanka
Ravi DeAbrew is a Professional Hair Stylist who started his journey in 1994 and has developed a brand name for himself as, Hairmaster Ravi Dee, over the last 27 years of his work. He has managed, directed and worked for top salons in Singapore, Sri Lanka & India, and also conducts Educational programs for Hairstylists.

Sachintha Udara Sirikumara

Director Sales, Marketing & Operations, Royal Chance Palace Pvt. Ltd, Sri Lanka
Sachintha Sirikumara has 5 Years of experience working at Royal Chance Palace as Director of Sales, Marketing and Operations in his family-owned business. He specialized in the weddings and events industry. He is responsible for sales growth, Marketing aspects and ground-level operations of the organization and holds a degree in Business IT at Staffordshire University

Shreya Mistry

Founder, 60Seconds Hospitality, Logistics and Wedding, India
Shreya started her journey 10 years ago, after working and gaining experience in almost every aspect of the wedding and event industry. 60Seconds emerged out of her passion and love towards this industry, intending to bring more value to the clients, and is the sole reason why she gives her everything while delivering what she promised.

Srikant Kanoi

CEO & Partner, Ethereal Celebration Management, India
Srikant Kanoi has been in the industry for over 30 years as a destination wedding planner, venue influencer, bespoke floral designer, coach and consultant.Srikant is the founding member of various organizations across India, including Karnataka Event Management Association (KEMA), India Florist Association (IFA) & AIESEC Kolkata, to name a few.

Anita Makharia

Founder, Shubhkamnaye, Bangalore, India
Anita started her journey as a wedding planner and went on to become an event planner and describes it as a roller coaster ride with a lot of ups and downs. She is also a member in the Expert Panel With the most esteemed Indira Gandhi National Open University -IGNOU Swayam Courses on Event Management. As a part of her social initiatives, she serves as a Committee member with the Ethics Committee of Rainbow Children Hospital and is a Trustee with the Association of Parents for Child Welfare.

Deo Pasari

Partner, Global Weddings, Dubai
Deo Pasari is a Partner at Global Weddings and Proprietor at Indian Destination Weddings, Beach Weddings, Dubai. He has been in the industry for over 12 years working mostly on Destination Weddings across India, Southeast Asia and Middle East.

Charmaine Fivaz

Director, Tentworx, South Africa
Tentworx is a well-known & established brand in the South African wedding and event market for the last 16 years and continues to grow exponentially in different departments. Charmaine and her team have conducted more than 7000 events since their inception and have won many awards including, CFO Awards - Infrastructure Supply, Vonk Music Awards - Gala Dinner & Ghoema Music Award- Red Carpet Event, to name a few.

Jasleen Kochhar

Founder & Creative Head, Bougainvilla Design Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, India
Bougainvilla Design is a bespoke event planning company specializing in conceptual wedding design along with destination wedding planning. Jasleen earned her Business Management (Honours) degree from the University of Warwick, after which she pursued her post-graduate qualification from the Wigan & Leigh and JD School of fashion design, New Delhi. Soon after, she flew exclusively to learn about Floral Design from the Nobleman School in Singapore.

Gen Lee

President, Gen lee Events, Philippines
Gen Lee Events is an events company that has organized both social and corporate events since 2006, for both on ground events and virtual events. Gen Lee is the author of the only wedding planning book in the Philippines, the "Ikakasal na ako! What to do?" and "Events Management Business: A Guide on How to Organize an Event in the Philippines" book.

Mahindra Gangadharan

Founder & Managing Director, Neferrtiti Weddings, Bangalore, India
Mahindra has been in the industry for over 32 years. He specializes in the area of destination weddings, wedding planning and event coordination. Neferrtiti Weddings is a multi-award-winning premier wedding and event management company based out of Bangalore and has been continuously setting the benchmark in its contemporary industry. Mixed with the essence of vision, hard-working crew, attention to even the finest details and the ability to see the bigger picture, Neferrtiti strives to satisfy their customer's expectations.

Mano Gunasekera

Cluster Director of Sales & Marketing, Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, and Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort, Sri Lanka.
Mano has 20+ years of management experience in hospitality, ranging from Luxury boutique resorts, city hotels to the present portfolio of handling Sales & Marketing for Marriott International’s two key resorts in Sri Lanka. He is well travelled with an interest in seeing new places, while he enjoys spending time with the family and reading during his free time

Rahul Kumar

CEO & Owner. Vivaah Celebrations, Dubai
Vivaah Celebrations is a destination weddings planning and management company based in Dubai. Over his 9 years of experience, he has successfully planned, managed and conceptualized weddings in over 23 countries; Including the first ever destination wedding at Disneyland Paris. Rahul Kumar is a world-renowned award-winning wedding planner, international speaker and trainer for hospitality groups.

Refhan Razeen

General Manager, The Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Refhan is an accomplished Senior Executive with experience in both domestic and international working environments with a diverse experience of over 20 years in all forms of organizations in the hospitality sector. He has been a Member of the Institute of Hospitality UK since 1996 and an Associate Graduate Member of Ceylon Hotel School. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Ceylon Hotel School, as well as at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology and Imperial Institute of Higher Education

Robert Chaar

Founder, Casa del Flora, Lebanon
Robert is one of the leading floral designers in Lebanon with more than 16 years of industry experience. He has had the honour of designing flowers and creating beautiful spaces for the Royal family in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar and a lot of international clients from Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Robert believes that the key to success lies in teamwork and dedication

Sidharth Talwar

DJ Sidharth, Delhi, India
Sidharth’s musical journey started from the backyard of his home in the 1990s. He was always inspired by the numerous tunes produced during those times and decided to take the plunge and make music his life, and in times when ‘DJ’ was a relatively pristine term and there were only a handful in the entire world, let alone our nation. That was the genesis of DJ Sidharth as we know him.

Timo Bolte

Founder, Bolte Event Designs, London
Bolte Event Designs is an atelier that creates experiences for events and uses flowers to transform mood and create ambience, and is known as experts for luxury event design, wedding and party planner in London for a reason. Timo has travelled all over the world, planning and designing the most lavish events and weddings. His taste is Bold yet simple, with a unique twist on shape and colour, and his creations have won the hearts of guests, celebrities, critics and even royalty, and put him on the map as an international tastemaker.

Tinamarie Rodriguez

CEO, Ms.Tinamarie Speaks LLC, USA
Tinamarie is a heart-led leadership speaker and wisdom coach. She teaches empowerment systems that build human connections in individuals professional and personal lives. She is a beacon of hope, traveling the world sharing her “Life is a gift” brand as she demonstrates a history of overcoming some of life’s most difficult challenges through persistence, consistency and enduring faith in the human spirit.

Michael Towers

CEO, Speaking of Your Success, USA
Michael is a subject matter expert in the areas of leadership, mental health, addiction, and college success. His passion is to help people recover from the damaging consequences of mental illness, addiction, and family dysfunction and his mission is to utilize his knowledge to improve the lives of people that suffer. Michael wants to use his story to help anyone who wants to rewrite theirs.People struggling with mental illness and addiction cause unintended damage. Hurting people hurt people, and Michael has a heart for helping hurting people.

Saad Ayoub yratta

Creative Director, Yratta Media, Pakistan
SaaD Ayub Yratta Media founded in late 2017 has become somewhat of a trendsetter in the Pakistani Wedding industry. From weaving tragic, yet fulfilling narratives to executing videos with bollywood like splendor, in a short span of three years Yratta Media does it all. Most recently, they've introduced original music compositions for their wedding videos, a new concept for the Pakistani Wedding market. joining us in the Creative Director of Yratta Media, Saad Ayub Yratta from Lahore.

Adam Blackwood

Founder and Creative Director, Private Drama Events, UK
Adam trained at RADA and his career covered work in film, T.V. and theatre. He also founded Private Drama Events, an award-winning creative agency that produces events and brand experiences from concept to delivery. Adam is also retained by Save the Children, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award and The Prince’s Trust for who he has designed record-breaking fundraising events.

Alina Tacmelova

Founder and Creative Director, Flowers Time, Canada
Alina Tacmelova is the founder. and creative director of Flowers Time, Toronto. Flowers Time is a high-end floral and decor production company creating amazing art installations through floral arrangements for weddings and corporate events. Alina loves to design and loves to create something different and unique. She has managed to make dreams come true and bring visions to life with her creations.

Devika Narain

CEO and Founder, Devika Narain and Company, India
Devika Narain, founder of Devika Narain & Company has spent almost a decade in the forefront of luxury wedding design. Over the past years, she has left her indelible mark all over the world from Italy and Austria to Oman and Arizona. Devika Narain and Company was born on the dining table of a small rented apartment with the simple goal of creating spaces that are personal, mindful and uniquely Indian. Today, Devika Narain is celebrated for her eclectic style and impeccable taste in design.

Kalanne Ebiye Koripamo

Founder and Creative Director, Kayge Cosmetics, Nigeria
Kalanne Oseleiprinye Ebiye-Koripamo is the Founder & Creative Director of Kayge Cosmetics – an exclusive Makeup company located in Nigeria established in 2013. Kalanne is also the Chief Operating Officer of Buns & Batter LTD a sit in Bistro in Nigeria. Kalanne is an Economics graduate and hold an MBA. Kalanne and Kayge Cosmetics have trained over 1,450 ladies to become financially independent through the business of Beauty & Skincare.

Edward E Mosley Jr

Coach, Author and Speaker, Limitless Bounds Enterprise, USA
Edward E. Mosley Jr. is Retired Marine (Disabled) Combat Veteran with 22 years honourable Service, a consummate professional speaker and nationally recognised leadership expert coach. With over 30 years’ experience, Edward has earned a reputation where senior level executives and government agencies trust in his leadership, experience and unmatched proven track record. Edward is a published author and book anthology co-author and an expert of going from broken to healed and self discovery.

Rafael Escobar

Owner/Operator, Escobar Fitness LLC, USA
Rafael Escobar is a professional speaker and widely accredited leadership and fitness expert. He’s earned his place as one of the industry's most passionate and impactful coaches after successfully transitioning from a career in engineering, to his life-long passion in fitness. Since 2016, Rafael has serviced over 3500 individual & group coaching sessions. He is on a current mission to reverse the effects on the mind, body, and spirit this new sedentary world has caused through his cutting-edge, character building programs.

Shafonne Myers

Founder, Pretty Pear Bride, USA
Shafonne is the CEO of Aisle Society, California, which is a collective of top wedding bloggers worldwide who have come together to launch an interesting website which curates wedding content for couples all over the world. Shafonne is also a body positivity coach for plus size brides and believes that everybody should feel beautiful on their wedding day.

Nadia Duran

Founder, Nadia Duran, Australia
Nadia Duran is an award-winning International Event Designer and Producer based in Sydney, Australia, with over 17 years of experience planning, designing, styling, and producing events all over the world. Nadia is an engineer by trade and an artist by soul. She is also extremely passionate about education and training our future generations starting out in the events industry.

Nicky Anstey

Performance and Wellness Coach, UK
Nicky Anstey is the UK’s leading Performance and Wellness Coach. She is regularly hired by many diverse organisations around the world to get better performance results, employee engagement and attracting and retaining talent, alongside wellbeing and mental health. She is also an expert on effective communication and building successful personal and professional relationships by adapting to each individual in the right way at the right time.

Prerana Saxena

CEO and Founder, Theme Weavers, India
Prerana Saxena is the founder and CEO of Theme Weavers Designs. Prerana Saxena initially began her career in the banking sector after an MBA but her childhood passion for planning theme-based events always remained. Under her leadership, the firm strives on recreating unique places of interest to achieve distinctive experiences.

Ramon Roane

CEO, Roane Enterprises LLC, USA
Ramon E. Roane is a skilled professional speaker and recognised leadership expert. He has earned his place as one of the most energetic show stopping speakers at conferences nationwide delivering intense based strategies that have an instantaneous impact. He is an organisational specialist. Ramon is also an author and has two new novels releasing soon - Corporate Endorsed Racism and So You Say You Want a Good Man. He works daily researching and studying cutting edge strategies to help clients succeed.

Sanda Pandza

Owner, Sanda Pandza Events, Italy
Sanda Pandza is the founder of Sanda Pandza Events, Rome, Italy. The brilliance of Sanda Pandza Events designs lies in the ability to consistently incorporate their client’s individual style, while still maintaining its commitment to perfection and elegant glamour. Sanda Pandza Events is the top choice for couples worldwide and was honoured to organise some of the most important weddings for famous celebrities: Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes, Mena Suvari & Simone Sestito, Giacomo Gianniotti & Nichole Gustafson and many more.

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Connect with top wedding suppliers from the comfort of your home. Experience their offerings in a 3D environment.

There are going to be wedding service providers from all around the globe including Wedding planners, Designers, Photographers, Makeup Artists, Health & Fitness experts and many more on a single platform.

This gives the consumers an opportunity to plan their Weddings in a much efficient way and present themselves with a huge selection of Vendors Internationally

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