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Meet. Walk. Talk. Eat. Drink. Repeat.

The saying goes like this: if really want to get to know and understand a culture, you need to taste it. Or as J.S Foer stated ‘‘Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving, and identity‘‘.

The Bratislava Food Tours team knows exactly were to take you to taste the real Slovak soul through delightful and tasty city walks. The organized pleasant and enjoyable tours around the city with a local foodie will enrich your getting to know the city and its culture,

Gourmet street food – not an oxymoron!

Ljubljana‘s city centre on Fridays sizzles with special flavours, colours and smells. Slovenia’s most popular open-air food market, Open Kitchen (Odprta kuhna), runs from late March to late October and attracts gastronomic enthusiasts as well as those who are just simply curious or hungry. Open Kitchen is held in the central market area, located in the centre of Ljubljana’s historic old town next to the Ljubljanica river.

How satisfied are you with international MICE associations?

Amongst survey respondents, the international ICCA, MPI, AIPC and SITE associations are held in the highest esteem.

The More I See, The More I Know, The More I Improve!

On the initiative of our readers, in autumn 2017 we carried out research into the satisfaction of meeting planners with international MICE associations. The research was carried out from August to December 2017. We invited 3,215 organisers to participate and received 612 responses.

2018 Will Be A Record Congress Year For Ljubljana

“WE HAVE KNOWN FOR QUITE SOME TIME THAT 2018 WILL BE A STELLAR YEAR FOR LJUBLJANA.”

There are 16 congress events confirmed so far with over 500 delegates, among which 6 will attract more than 1000 participants.

A particularly active year is ahead of the two biggest convention centres in the city, Cankarjev dom – CD Congress Centre and GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre.

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Vivo Catering International at Conventa 2018

With successful 25-year tradition, Vivo catering is at the top of Slovenian catering service. Plenty of international experience makes Vivo part of monthly congress activity not only in Slovenia, but also abroad.

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Vivo specializes in professional organization of event catering and is qualified for catering congresses with few thousands of delegates at multiple venues at the same time.

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Dubrovnik is at the very top!

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Photo credits: Željko Tutnjević

Dubrovnik is a MICE destination which, besides being a unique location, follows global trends and responds to them. This is confirmed by a full convention calendar, as well as by the number of conventions which are held here time and time again.

“Dubrovnik has positioned itself as the top convention center,

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Martina Bienenfeld, MSc, Zagreb Tourist Board CEO

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Photo credits: Sanjin Strukič, Piksell

Croatia’s capital Zagreb has, in recent years, seen a steady growth in overnight stays and received many compliments on its atmosphere, attractive events, excellent cuisine, shopping and safety. This, as well as Zagreb’s good traffic connections, vicinity and excellent value for money, has been recognised by business people who now choose Europe’s newest metropolis as the location for their conventions and increasingly popular incentive meetings.

A quick look at 2016 and an overview on congress Ljubljana in 2017

The Slovenian capital, which has been present on the international association meetings market for more than thirty years, can be regarded as an established, yet fresh destination that can welcome meetings with up to 2,200 delegates in the two largest congress venues. The compact layout and “walking city” dimension of Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016, is definitely one of its advantages, making it a logistically easy destination.

Although 2016 is not over yet,

CONVENTA – BLED post-tour, 21 – 22 January 2016

With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an island, a medieval castle perched on a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps, Bled is Slovenia’s most popular resort, drawing business and leisure guests alike. It has a longstanding tradition in organising events, so professional infrastructure and services are guaranteed.

“With a rich tradition of being present on the conference map for more than 25 years, Bled’s meeting professionals ensure that every event in Bled turns into an inspirational success story. 

The premium taste experience at Conventa delivered by SORA Catering

One of Conventa’s highlights by which it differs itself from other meeting industry trade shows is an outstanding Conventa networking dinner.

Traditionally hosted by CD Congress Centre this evening event was in hands of SORA Catering. About 500 business guests were invited to this dinner party with high networking expectations.

Selected catering setting, furniture and quality lighting were unified to create a trendy ambience in this outstanding CD Congress Centre reception hall.