5 Most Anticipated Annual Events in Jakarta

June 17, 2019

As the capital and largest city in Indonesia, it is no surprising if Jakarta is often chosen to host some of the most festive events in this country. For instance, last year the Olympic Council of Asia (COA) gave the honor to host a pan-Asian multi-sport event known as Asian Games to Jakarta. As many as 11.000 athletes participated on this event and foreigners were swarming the city to show their biggest support for the athletes.
Even though the festivity of Asian Games had comes to an end, Jakarta still has a lot to offer for both the locals and foreigners who reside within this beloved city. From an annual wedding festival which provides a lot of insight for soon-to-be spouses to travel fairs for those adventure seeker out there, these five annual events hold in Jakarta Convention Centre is ready to bring their A-game back to the capital city of Indonesia.

1.    Jakarta Wedding Festival – July 26th - 28th
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Claimed to be the biggest wedding festival ever held in Indonesia, Jakarta Wedding Festival is back in 2019 with the best offers you could possibly get on your special day. From the best wedding vendors to the most talented wedding gown designer in the country, Jakarta Wedding Festival will certainly be the perfect destination for couples who are still undecided over some of the most important aspects of their special days. For instance, you might still searching for the perfect venue for your wedding, Jakarta Wedding Festival is collaborating with over 100 venues and hotels, including The Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta, to make sure that you’ll get as many options as possible. If you’re also facing some difficulties to pick what to serve on this special day, there are over 50 of the most renown catering services for you to try. Needless to say, Jakarta Wedding Festival isn’t something you want to miss this year.

2.    Indonesia Properti Expo – July 27th – August 4th
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Sponsored by one of the biggest nation’s central banks in Indonesia, Indonesia Properti Expo is one of the biggest annual events in the property industry. Initially, Indonesia Properti Expo was held to boost the government’s “One Million Home” program. But, many years had passed since the first exhibition was opened in Jakarta Convention Centre and now this annual event has a lot more to offer to its visitors. Take last year’s exhibition as an example. In 2018, Indonesia Properti Expo and Bank BTN were managed to process mortgage applications which worth for over 19 trillion rupiah. This was possible due to the large numbers of public housing projects initiated last year and also people’s enthusiasm to support those projects. For those of you who are interested on making an investment in properties or if you’re simply looking for a dream home to buy, don’t miss this event.

3.    Garuda Travel Fair – September 27th – 29th
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Did you know that people is actually queuing in line at Garuda Travel Fair before the sun even rises? You heard that one right. These days, travelling becomes one of the most important commodities of human’s life that we are willing to make little sacrifices every now and then – including waking up really early to get a hold the best flight tickets we could possibly find. Garuda Travel Fair is, probably by far, the most anticipated travel fair and exhibition in Indonesia. Not only known for its cheap tickets and varieties of travel destinations to choose, Garuda Travel Fair is also become people’s favorite due to Garuda’s reputation as the leading airline in this country. If you are looking forward to attend this year’s Garuda Travel Fair, a staycation at The Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta will be the best strategy for you. Since our hotel is located merely five minutes away from Jakarta Convention Centre, you wouldn’t have to feel worry to miss your chance to get in the line as quick as possible. Besides, we have an exclusive tunnel access to JCC which only adds another benefit for you.

4.    Ideafest 2019 – October 3rd – 5th
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Every year, renown figures from the creative industry are sharing their knowledge and story to the wider audiences on an annual event called Ideafest. Bringing the concept of a community-based event, Ideafest was initiated in order to connect and inspire creative communities to grow. Within the past seven years since Ideafest was first started, there were hundreds of national and international famous figures who had shared their inspiring story to audiences – from the world’s famous YouTuber, Casey Neistat, the Minister of Finance of Republic Indonesia, Sri Mulyani, to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. This year, Ideafest is back to Jakarta Convention Center with yet another inspiring concept to be presented to those involved in the creative industry. So, if you are eager to be a part of this great movement, clear up your schedule around October and don’t forget to purchase your ticket to the festival!

5.    Indocomtech 2019 – October 30th – November 3rd
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The biggest and most highly-anticipated IT exhibition in town, Indocomtech, is the last event which made into our exciting annual event’s list. From its very first show in 1991, Indocomtech had successfully collaborate with some of the biggest brands, producers, and retailers in the world, to show just how massive the development of the industry itself. Since then, Indocomtech had become a hot spot for Indonesian’s customers who hunt for the hottest tech products available in the market. Take last year’s event as an example, which successfully attracts over 185,000 visitors only in five days. By glancing at this data, it is safe to say that Indocomtech will not going anywhere in the near future.
Have you decided which events you’re going to attend? If you are someone is rather new to the ‘large scale events’ scene, you might find some difficulties on making a meticulous plan – at what time you’re supposed to leave the house, should you bring your own vehicle, or what time the gates will be opened. If this is the case, one of your best bet is having a brief staycation at The Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta. Apart from being the closest hotel from Jakarta Convention Center, we also have some of the most exciting promos this month. Psst…we also have a secret tunnel which can take you directly to JCC!
Go to our “Offer” page and see all of the exciting offers we have this month. We’ll see you soon!