MMPRC opens social media competition

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has announced the opening of the social media competition to select participants for the corporation's largest event held in the Maldives this year, the Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023. The competition will be open from February 27 to March 25.

The Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023, to be held from May 30 to June 2, brings together more than 50 content creators from around the world to the largest gathering of travel writers, journalists, bloggers, influencers, and media experts in the Maldives this year. MMPRC invited them to experience and explore the island nation and express their thoughts through videos, photos, articles and social media posts. The content creators will be selected through a social media competition.

The conference is styled under the Redefining MICE concept, which is a relaxed atmosphere at the beach at CROSSROADS Maldives. Participants of the conference will have the opportunity to take part in interesting discussions with renowned international storytellers on relevant and trending topics, such as sustainable efforts in tourism, the role of social media in marketing promotions, and more.

Additionally, participants can take part in breakout sessions where they can learn about sustainable tourism, Maldivian culture, heritage, and learn about Maldives fisheries in gastronomy sessions, and more. The conference will also feature pop-up stalls from leading artists in the Maldives. The stalls will showcase authentic Maldivian products and the skill of the talented local artisans. To conclude the event, a gala dinner has been arranged for the storytellers, speakers, and VIP guests at the CROSSROADS Maldives Beach Club with live music and more.

At the end of the conference, the winners of the social media competition will get the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty, experiences, and hospitality of the Maldives. They can enjoy the best of what the country has to offer as per their preferred choice of activities.

Participants may enjoy experiences ranging from snorkelling with mantas and whale sharks to watersports, culinary tours, island-hopping, and even sandbank picnics. The sideline experiences will be conducted in eight different regions of the Maldives, each with its distinctive features, activities, and experiences.