The Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum is hosting its Annual Convention & Awards at Hotel Mayfair, Bhubaneswar. Scheduled from November 17 to 20, the three-day conference will bring together over 200 senior hospitality procurement heads to discuss & find solutions to the challenging issues faced with procurement and supplier relationship management and creative ideas & strategies, to apprise the hospitality purchase professionals with the latest trends and tools to better manage and excel in their current functional roles, and to deliberate on the challenges faced on the talent and skill development initiatives and how to bridge the gaps in the same, through series of interactive sessions. Participants will also be able to foster new business partnerships via One to One Networking Opportunity during the event.
Some of the main speakers include HH Giriraj Singh Lotwara, Architect Karan Grover, Director Ikya Human Capital Marcel Parker, Mind Storm’s Pradeep Rao, Dennie Mathew of AHLEI, Ex-Police Commissioner of Mumbai Sivanandan, Colonel AK Shukla and Lion Pankaj Mehta.
The event is powered by LG, in association with Manpasand Beverages, along with other partners such as Buzil Rozzari, King Koil, Asian Paints, Adani Wilmar, Goodwyn Tea, Jaageshwara Enterprises, Treya India, EffnBee, Gir Creation, GAH India, Viega India, & ClearPani to name a few. Clean India Journal is the media partner to the event.
“The HPMF Awards aims at recognizing & celebrating the collaborative efforts of individuals and the teams in their journey towards procurement excellence through innovation, commitment & hard work; thereby making it the most sought after awards in the Hospitality Industry. This is a step in representing the best initiatives of individuals, their teams and companies across the industry,” says Nitin Nagrale, General Secretary, HPMF.
This year the HPMF Living Legend Award will be given to Narinder Kapoor, Ex-VP Procurement of EIH Hotels; Basil Massey, Director Procurement Duet Hotels and Sundaram RM, Materials Manager of Vasantabhavan Hotels.