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CONVENTA TREND BAR 2017 – ready to hit the road!

Have you been asking yourself how to shape your events in a less boring, more interactive and more dynamic format? Do you know how to change habits of your participants? Are you informed about the techniques of moderation and interaction with participants? Are you aware of the technological and other future trends?

Meet us at one of the listed cities and get all the answers! Trust us, we are done with all the boring events. That is why we prepared the case studies in Pecha Kucha format,


Conventa is a small, but a rather dynamic show

Danica Banjevic, Director, Montenegro Convention Bureau

What does Conventa mean to you?
Conventa is a small, but a rather dynamic show. It is a place where you can meet industry colleagues from the region, as well as many interesting event organisers. You can also enjoy Slovenian specialties and a diverse event programme.

Can you share a memorable experience from Conventa that is hard to forget?
There are so many.

Highlights of Conventa Crossover 2017

How to survive the marketing jungle? Moreover, where to collect all the needed information, to survive in the real life wilderness of marketing? At Conventa Crossover edition, of course! More than 25 speakers, 150 attendees, experts from the tourism sector, hospitality, marketing, and agencies gathered at one place to share their knowledge and network with new monkeys and lions in and from the jungle.

Based on the survey, the venue set up is something that the participants were impressed by.

Conventa exhibition floor is filling up fast

We are proud to say that Conventa exhibition floor is filling up fast and we’ve never had so many early bird applications as this year. The exhibitors are our guests and we treat them with respect. We love both old and new faces, that arrive to the event and share their business offer.

Thinking of exhibiting at Conventa Crossover? Hurry up and book your place. Experience Ljubljana, the capital of magical Slovenia in January, in magical time when snow likes to visit us and everything goes quiet.

2018 FAM trips – exciting opportunity

Conventa trade show offers it’s hosted buyers a unique opportunity to attend FAM trips around South East Europe, that offer an amazing first hand experience of the region. Well organized trips with great company and best service providers – what’s not to like?

We are really close to publicly launching the list of 2018 FAM trips (they will be amazing!). Already confirmed hosted buyers will have their chance to apply for the trip of their choice. Since the attendance at FAM trips will be limited,

Conventa’s story from 2007 to 2017

Conventa will celebrate 10th anniversary this year and we could not be more excited about that. The show developed from a small gathering, that hosted 35 exhibitors and 40 hosted buyers in 2007 to an important event in the region, that has a standard place in MICE calendar. Let’s check out the highlights of development through years:

In 2007, the first show happened andone2one system for pre-scheduling meetings was developed for 35 exhibitors and 40 hosted buyers.

Jungle spirit at Conventa Crossover

Conventa Crossover, the summer congress event of the year, brought together 150 MICE experts from 15 different countires in Hotel Lev on 28th and 29th of August. The future of MICE and travel marketing in the Alpe Adria region is bright and the attendees enjoyed two days in the jungle. The event had a special feature: carefully designed space with attention to details, based on the Power to the meetings methodology. The result: really relaxed and lively atmosphere at the event,

Conventa brings sparkling ideas

Barbara Vajda, (ex) Turizma Ljubljana, hall of fame award recepient

What does Conventa mean to you?
The meaning of Conventa nowadays has changed, since I’m not actively part of this business anymore. I am proud that I was a part of Conventa’s first steps and it brings me many happy memories. Conventa celebrating already 10th anniversary is a validation of a great project, that managed to grow in space and time.

Can you share a memorable experience from Conventa that is hard to forget?

Conventa is a Balkan fusion

Ksenija Lubarda, Radisson Blu, hall of fame recipient: Conventa is a Balkan fusion

What does Conventa mean to you?

You really have to experience Conventa to truly understand what this trade show really represents to South East Europe Meeting Industry.  Two days filled with new experiences, new contacts, creative ideas, friendly atmosphere and above all perfect organization.

Can you share a memorable experience from Conventa that is hard to forget?

Hoteliers and destination managers content candies

Hotels and destination managers are facing similar challenges: guest satisfaction, positioning on the market, branding, recognition, telling the story right, low season capacities, growing the number of guests/visitors … That is why we are bringing them together – we dedicated them the 2nd day of Conventa Crossover. Check out the full programme here, apply now and say: rawr.

Content candies for destinations:

  • Marc Burgdorff from Triad Berlin has 30 years of experience in tourism and he is working in the intersection of edutainment and tourism in one of the most creative agencies in Germany,