Mr. Prasad Garapati, a Consultant of Inter Tourism Expo, has been appointed to the role of Chairman. He will be concentrating on the event’s strategic development, as well as building and developing a sustainable multifaceted business to business tourism trade platform for the expo. Prasad continues to work closely with Emmanuel Treku, Chief Executive Officer of Inter Tourism Expo Accra.
In announcing the said appointment, Mr. S. Chinpau Ngaihte, First Secretary of Commerce at the Indian High Commission, Accra – Ghana, congratulated Mr. Garapati, who has been responsible for driving and developing the global trade show brands for the past 20 years. His contribution to the evolution and growth of INDIASOFT has been exemplary.
Mr. Prasad Garapati is a successful entrepreneur with 40 years’ experience who believes in converting competition into collaboration, and sees opportunity in crisis by going an extra mile and thinking out of the box. With his keen business acumen and vast global exposure, he has been successful in business ventures that span across sectors. His contribution to Indian IT sector as Chairman of ESC is truly remarkable; and so is the major role he played in organising INDIA SOFT 2007, 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 in Hyderabad. He led the ESC delegation from India to several countries including GITEX, Dubai for the last 15 years. His leadership and motivation led 100+ IT companies joining synergies with ESC and APEDB to create IT Parks in AP. He was also Chairman India Coordination Committee for Telugu Association of North America for several TANA conferences
Highlighting the importance of Mr. Prasad Garapati’s appointment defines various roles he has pursued in the following capacities;
- Founder and Chairman of lnnoCorp. Ltd., India and lnnoglobal DMCC Dubai & Innoglobal DMCC Ltd., Ghana
- Co-Founder & Chairman of My School ITALY
- Chairman Kastech Software Solutions, FZCO, Dubai
- Ex-Chairman of Electronic & Software Promotion Council (ESC) (Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
- Ex-Member Managing Committee of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
- Ex-Chairman of IT & Electronics Task Force Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board of Govt. of AP
- Founder and Vice Chairman of Telugu Times Media Inc., USA and Patasala Inc., USA.
- Brand Ambassador & Representative of Tourism Trade of Ghana for India & UAE
Mr. Emmanuel Treku, the Chief Executive Officer and Convener of Inter Tourism Expo, Accra, in his remarks, describes the new challenges of global travel market depicts the institution of business to business tourism platforms in emerging tourism destinations as a sustainable tool for growth. He added: “With Mr. Garapati’s engagement, Ghana can look forward to incorporating various business sectors into the expo, thus defining the importance of expo as a complete business, tourism and investment event”.
Working closely with professional bodies, trade associations and government departments, iNTTA ensures that each and every activity is targeted and relevant to industry needs. As a result, the expo positions itself as market leaders in the West Africa Region.
Inter Tourism Expo, Accra (iNTTA), an annual focused tourism trade show organised in collaboration with the World Trade Centre Accra, School of Creative Arts, University of Education, Winneba, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture hosts in Accra and West Africa to promote brands, destinations, products and services in Ghana with exhibitors, buyers, travel professionals, and trade visitors from the African continent and other parts of the world.