Destination Wedding Planners Congress 2017

08:37 05 June in Weddings & Events

Destination Wedding Planners Congress 2017


Our Founder & Chairman, Aleit Swanepoel, has just returned from Thailand, where he attended the Destination Wedding Planners Congress (visit DWP Congress as a special guest, the only event of its kind in the world.

The DWP Congress brings together a hand-picked selection of high end destination wedding planners under one roof to meet with a lavish spread of organisations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.



Strictly by invitation only, attendees are carefully selected from all corners of the world and represent the industry’s most well-known destination wedding planners, accomplished celebrity wedding planners and globally renowned wedding connoisseurs that proudly wave their country flag at this fantastic amalgamation of the destination wedding planning industry.

Highlights of the Event

What was really remarkable, was the caliber of guest speakers & panelists. Aleit was joined by likes of Aditya Motwane, Evelyn Mills, Monsieur Froonck, Michelle Rago, and the “Indian Wedding Decor King”, Sumant Jayakrishnan.



These panel discussions sparked conversation and debate and was a phenomenal platform to learn and engage with the world’s leaders in the wedding & events industry. Aleit spoke about pricing structure and in changing times and broached topics such as referral fees and service proffesionals.



He shared how the business (The Aleit Group) has evolved organically, mainly because of all South Africa has to offer, as one of the top destinations for high profile weddings and events. The Aleit Group now offers a host of subsidiary services, managed as separate business entities, yet held to the highest service expectations, as event partners and preferred service professionals.