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Nicolaas Houwert: It is a pleasure to open a hotel in Serbia

Serbia’s capital recently welcomed a new upscale addition to its old town. Hilton Belgrade, a new-build seven-storey 242 room hotel, offers travellers world-renowned Hilton hospitality in a prime location in Belgrade and in close proximity to major sights.

Hilton Belgrade, the first new-build hotel in Belgrade for several decades, also offers 656 square metres of meeting space, including a ballroom for up to 500 guests.

Uršula Cetinski: The ratio between art and congresses will remain

Uršula Cetinski has been the Director General of Cankarjev dom – Cultural and Congress Centre (CD) since 2014. Her professional (and educational) background is very much connected to arts and culture. She took the professional path through various positions: journalist for arts and culture, selector in theatre and dance festivals, dramaturg, manager of theatre programmes, theatre’s managing director, and even as a playwright.The rich and diverse experience brought her to one of the most important positions among Slovenian culture and congress institutions.

Conventa Is On The Right Track

Business will most likely be directed to destinations

Feedback from hosted buyers shows that, as a result of their attendance at Conventa, they will likely direct business to destinations (4.56), hotels (4.38), congress venues (4.29), and incentive provider (4.29). The scores in this segment are significantly higher than in previous years.

The results of exhibitors and hosted buyers confirm the quality of the event

“Conventa is a boutique,

5 likes and 5 dislikes about B2B events

Face to face approach is the key to success in B2B events

The key to a successful B2B event is as simple as getting face-to-face to your prospects. Well, we say simple, but the truth is, that holding an event that is highly effective and hits all the right buttons can be anything but.

There are many formats of B2B events to organize, but the best two types are still In-person events and Online events such as Webinars and Live-streaming.

Positive Comments About Conventa From The Exhibitors

Conventa is the right place to create business with New Europe and Central Europe regions

At this years Conventa we asked our participants from both sides, the 130 exhibitors from New Europe and the 290 hosted-buyers from 48 countries from around the world, to complete a survey about their satisfaction with the event. One of the questions in the survey was also “If you were satisfied with the trade show,

Positive Comments About Conventa From The Hosted Buyers

Conventa is the right place to create business with New Europe and Central Europe regions

At this years Conventa we asked our participants from both sides, the 130 exhibitors from New Europe and the 290 hosted-buyers from 48 countries from around the world, to complete a survey about their satisfaction with the event. One of the questions in the survey was also “If you were satisfied with the trade show,

Conventa Meet the team: Gorazd Čad

Head of Marketing

Q: How did you get into the meetings industry?
I was first inspired by the meetings industry at Cankarjev dom, where I worked as a student. At that time it was virtually the only convention centre and PCO in Slovenia, which gave me a lot of knowledge and connections,

Conventa Meet the team: Miha Kovačič

Exhibition Director

Q: How did you get into the meetings industry?
Fifteen years ago, when I was working for the largest tour operator in the country, the M&IT department head invited me to join the team and I have not left the industry since then, despite a few years after that changing to the convention hotel and eight years ago to the national convention bureau.