Our conferences will be conducted at the Park Plaza Hotel, located at 90-4, Outer Ring Rd, Marathahalli Village, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka. The facility is also a differently-abled friendly venue.
Should you wish to unwind after a day of intensive learning, feel free to check out the rest of Bengaluru or even South India. Foreign delegates who need help with travel to India can get in touch with us at [email protected]
Special Discounts on Hoel Bookings:
- If you are looking for hotel accommodation in Bangalore to help you attend the conference, you can get in touch with us after booking your conference pass to get a better pricing.
How do you get to Park Plaza Hotel?
Car or private transport: If you are coming by car or private transport, click here to locate the conference venue on Google Map
How do you get to Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Air travel: Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport is by direct flights from numerous cities across the world. If you are staying in the heart of the city then you have option of taking the airport shuttle buses. If you are staying close to the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, then airport taxis would be a better option.
About our Host City: Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Bangalore) the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state is known for its green spaces and nightlife. A well-connected transport system lets you travel hassle-free both within and outside the city. You’ll find numerous options to get around Bangalore with cabs (Uber cabs are active and easily available), metro and the bus systems being the most efficient.
Bangalore’s malls and shopping centres are bound to bring out the shopaholic in you. The biggest of international brands in malls such as UB City or Phoenix Market City will cater to all your retail needs.
The city is a foodie’s delight. Fine dining, themed restaurants, bustling darshinis, or good old street food, Bangalore has something for everyone. You are sure to find a famous eatery at every nook and corner of the city. Our very own “Food Street”, VV Puram, is
a must visit. Here, one can relish a variety of delectable street food and is surprisingly light on the pocket!
Bangalore is well-equipped to offer the best of the world’s cuisine, unmatched hospitality, buzzing nightlife, and an unforgettable experience. Its diverse population, world-class amenities, and safe environment gives the city an upper hand for hosting international festivals and events.
Here are some of the famous attractions easily accessible:
Bannerghatta National Park (20 km): Bangalore is one of the few cities in the world which houses a national park in its outskirts. This animal reserve houses a zoo and a butterfly park. You can also choose to go on a safari to get a closer look at the animals or even spend a night in the wilderness!
Mysore (140 km): The city’s rich history and numerous royal palaces attract tourists from all over the world.
Talakadu (130 km): This mysterious ‘sandy’ town on the banks of the river Kaveri, hides a large number of historic temples under its dunes.
Kabini (250 km): Situated within the boundaries of Nagarahole National Park,famous for its wold life , particularly tiger, the banks of River Kabini provides a serene setting to try various adventure activities. The city offers countless luxurious accommodation options for the world traveller. From timeless places to opulent world-famous hotel chains, one is spoilt for choice!
Lepakshi(120 km): The hidden village of Lepakshi awaits to discover artefacts made of natural pigments and ancient mural arts.
Chitradurga (205 km): is an administrative district of Karnataka state in southern India. The city of Chitradurga is the district headquarters. Chitradurga gets its name from Chitrakaldurga, an umbrella-shaped lofty hill found there. The whole district lies in the valley of the Vedavati River, with the Tungabhadra River flowing in the northwest.
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (130 km): A paradise for Bird watchers! Wildlife experts believe that migratory birds come to this sanctuary as far as from Siberia,Australia and even North America.
Belur (221 km): is a Town Municipal Council and taluka in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka, India. The town is renowned for its Chennakesava Temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship.
Halebidu (210km): is located in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Halebidu (which used to be called Dorasamudra or Dwarasamudra) was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century. It is home to some of the best examples of Hoysala architecture.
Shravanabelagola (143 km): is a city located near Channarayapatna of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali at Shravanabelagola is one of the most important tirthas (pilgrimage destinations) in Jainism, one that reached a peak in architectural and sculptural activity under the patronage of Western Ganga dynasty of Talakad.
About South India
The southern portion of India consists of the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana. Though there are similarities in the way people interact and dress, differences can be spotted in art and culture forms, languages, and scriptures.
Best known for its filter coffee and Kanchipuram silk sarees, Tamil Nadu will never fail to amaze you! You can explore the centuries old temples of Mahabalipuram, take a safari into Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, test the wondrous musical pillars of Meenakshi Amman temple at Madurai, or just soak in the scenic beauty of Yercaud. Take your pick!
Want to relax and rejuvenate? Kerala is the destination for you! The aromas of exotic spices, the backwaters of Alleppey and the serene landscapes of Munnar are sure to excite your senses. Also, don’t forget to treat your mind, body, and soul to an authentic Kerala Ayurvedic massage.
If you are an ardent foodie, you MUST try the delectable kebabs and oh-so-famous, lip-smacking biryani Hyderabad has to offer. Or you can choose to discover the age old shrines of Lepakshi, which were built by the 16th century kings of the Vijayanagara dynasty. The choice is yours.
Karnataka, on the other hand, is true to its tourism board slogan “One State, Many Worlds.” You can club-hop like there’s no tomorrow in Bangalore city, dine like royalty in Mysore, catch a glimpse of a mighty Bengal tiger in Nagarahole, explore the caves of Badami, be marvelled at the stone chariot and the musical pillars among the ruins of Hampi, have a delightful stay in one of Coorg’s numerous coffee plantations, scuba dive in the waters of Murdeshwar, go on a temple run through the towns of Belur and Halebidu, visit the magnificent and munificent 57 feet tall Bahubali statue in Shravanabelagola or even try your hand at angling in Kabini. Most of Karnataka’s famous attractions are only at an arm’s length distance from Bangalore!
India is a destination that is part of every avid traveller’s bucket list. With a heritage that is more than three thousand years old, the country has lots to offer.
India has all the qualities of a great tourist destination. It has something for everyone! In terms of transportation, accommodation, food, and shopping, the options are plentiful. Opt to stay in a grand palace or a quaint home stay, shop the best of the world’s luxury brands or grab a bargain, dine in the finest restaurants or sample the choicest street food offerings; whatever your choice, the experience is bound to be unforgettable!