Senthil Gopinath - ICCA

Biography

Senthil Gopinath - Regional Director Middle East - International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)

Senthil has over 20 years’ experience in the meetings, association and leisure industry. He has held wide spectrum of positions in the meetings industry. Such as CEO of Convention Bureau of Sri Lanka, Vice President of Kuoni. He moved to Dubai in 2006 and has been working for Congress Solutions International, the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) arm of Emirates Group, eventually holding responsibility for wide range of business development, sales and operations functions for some of the largest international meetings held in the UAE, including World Diabetes Congress, UITP, and World Economic Forum.  He has been involved in winning many Congress bids for Dubai, UAE and the Region. Academically he holds a European Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration. Senthil has been working with the global association fraternity for more than a decade and has in depth knowledge on global association segment development. Currently he is the Regional Director Middle East for International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) headquartered in Netherlands.