About Wow Venue...

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Our Story


“Sometimes, all you can do is say, “WOW”!”

WOW Venue is an online platform to discover, compare, and book uniquely WOW Venues worldwide.

The right setting takes your event from workable to 'WOW'. Wow Venue is India’s most comprehensive online Venue booking platform, culling together the widest choice of “WOW” venues worldwide, with facilities and spaces to accommodate all events and a range of diverse styles to appeal to all tastes. One can find, compare, and book their dream venue hassle-free, saving time and money simultaneously.

Since launching in 2016, our goal has been to make booking the perfect venue an extremely easy and transparent process. Brainchild of marketing mogul Ganesh Guddapa Rai, WOW Venue was established with a sole vision to uplift the Venue Booking sector in India and restructure it to a well-organized segment that fosters creativity and nurtures social, economic, and cultural growth. With powerful technological search, comparing, and selection options, you can find exactly what you are looking for, saving you valuable time and money.

With over 2000+ Verified #WOWVenues spread across 12+ countries and more than 10,000 Happy Guests, the portfolio of WOW Venue is dynamic and resourceful – from classic and directional to avant-garde and distinctive; one will find venues that complement your taste and requirement perfectly.

Our Team


Our people are our greatest asset and biggest differentiator. With a dedicated team of experienced professionals with over a combined experience of 125 years at its helm, WOW Venue is a heterogeneous mix of gifted individuals who love what they do. Having worked professionally in the Management, Events, and Hospitality industries, every team member is detail-oriented and is dedicated to providing the client with a personalized, seamless, and enjoyable experience.

Passionate about results, each team member is conversant with his domain – be it Business Strategy, Operational Framework, or Customer Insights and Data Science. With specialized teams catering to specific event types like weddings, corporate, and MICE events, #WOWVenue takes care of every tiny detail till the last minute, so you can relax and watch your dream event unfold hassle-free.

From our qualified venue experts in the field to our skilled in-house development and customer support team, we are looking forward to working with you on your next booking! We encourage you to take every opportunity to interact with our team and witness the verve of our office in person.

Meet the Founders


Ganesh Gudappa Rai

Ganesh Gudappa Rai

Founder

Marketing mogul Ganesh Gudappa Rai brings to WOW Venue 20 years of experience building new businesses and transforming legacy marketing models. Prior to incepting WOW Venue, he spent 17 years in various operational and financial leadership positions across the country.

With an initial background in Marketing and Strategic Planning, he founded and served as Director at pioneering advertising firms. As an avid sports enthusiast, Ganesh also founded Sports United Pvt. Ltd., promoting various sports activities and managing marathon events. A serial entrepreneur, he is a true visionary and strategic practitioner with extensive executive-level experience in Advertising and Marketing. With a deep commitment to foster a culture of inclusion and global diversity, the growth and vision of the company is driven by his esteemed expertise.

Geeta Rawtani

Geeta Rawtani

Co-Founder

An interdisciplinary creative, Geeta’s work experience extends from publication to developing sophisticated digital advertising strategies around the country. With an impressive work record at Mid-Day and A&M Magazine spanning over 10+ years, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to WOW Venue.

At WOW Venue, Geeta brings to the fore valuable proficiency in the departments of Sales, Marketing and Strategy, and a refined conceptual input on these divisions. Highly accomplished, she was lauded with the prestigious honour of being the “Best Sales Executive in the country”. Her passion for nurturing and cultivating a company into a successful venture is the driving force behind WOW Venue’s achievements.

Ankit Agrawal

Ankit Agrawal

Business Director

As a leader of WOW Venue’s Business, Ankit is responsible for developing the analytical frameworks, sales and marketing, and technical administration that shape the company’s business and discernment across global platforms. Since being onboard Wow Venue, he has grown the division into a team that covers everything from business strategy and customer insights to analytics and data science.

Ankit’s background of a diverse 12+ years in Business Management and Development includes Media, Advertising, Events, and Real Estate. Specializing in change and transformation, Ankit has led communications activities for WOW Venue’s business audiences across a variety of formats. His dedication to WOW Venue and deep understanding of the Hospitality industry makes him integral to the growth and future of the company.

The Advisory Board


Sangram Baviskar

Sangram Baviskar

Finance

Chief Business Officer at Reliance Capital and as the Finance Advisor for Wow Venue, Sangram provides financial and strategic advice on Wow Venue’s vast business organization which drives the core programming of the company. A civil engineer and a management graduate by profession with over 18 years of experience in Real Estate and Finance, he has successfully built and managed real estate portfolios in the residential and commercial zones. His expertise in the organizational business sector makes him a prime asset to WOW Venue – helping the company achieve new heights every day.

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