In an unprecedented three-day convention of creating successful purchasing professionals, India’s leading Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) marked the sixth anniversary with lots of Learning and Leisure, Awards and undying Memories.
The entire delegation of over 250 hospitality purchasing managers from across India, along with dignitaries, vendors and consultants, gathered at the flush green luxurious property of Hotel Mayfair Lagoon and Convention Center, a ‘posh jungle’ located in the midst of Bhubaneshwar city.
Delegates from Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Goa, Guwahati, Jaipur, Indore, Nagpur, Vadodra, Bhubaneshwar and Puri, were overwhelmed with the programme put together by Nitin Nagrale, General Secretary & Founder of HPMF and the core committee including Chairman Mohan Deshpande, General Manager Materials Hotel Aureole; Teckbahadur Sarke, Manager Hotel Sahara Star – Mumbai & Aamby Valley City – Lonavala (Pune); Harvey Rodrigues, Director of Purchase, Hotel Meluha The Fern and Hotel Rodas An Ecotel Hotel; Ganpat Dalvi, Director of Purchase, Hotel Four Seasons Jaideep Gupta, Operations, Procurement and Pre-opening professional; and Gary Coutinho, Supply Chain Manager Devyani Airport Services.
Clean India Journal, the media partner to the event, will carry a detailed report in the forthcoming issue.
Inaugurated by Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Government of Odisha, the occasion was also graced by His Highness Giriraj Singh Lotwara, President of Shree Rajput Sabha, Jaipur; Dilip Ray, CMD of Mayfair Hotels; Debasis Patnaik, Director, Crown Hotels; Pankaj Mehta, Lion Pankaj Mehta; and Souvagya Mohapatra, Executive Director, Mayfair Hotels among others.