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MICE in Croatia – Professional, creative, innovative

Photo credits Zagreb: Davor Rostuhar
Photo credits Opatija: Marko Vrdoljak
Photo credits Dubrovnik: Boris Kačan

MICE in Croatia has confirmed its quality, professionalism and creativity in hosting many international, business and other meetings. However, new trends bring with them new challenges…

The Croatian Tourism Development Strategy to 2020 is a national document identifying the most important tasks for the future of this sector,

Business tourism is our focal point

Photo credits: Davor Kovačević

Croatia today is an attractive host for business meetings and incentives, and the advantages of the industry today will soon be increased with new content. We spoke more about this with Kristjan Staničić, director of the Head Office of the Croatian National Tourist Board.

On the European and global MICE map,

Croatian congress calendar: successful and optimistic

Photo: Saša Četković

The full conference calendar in Dubrovnik, Zagreb and Opatija, particularly the international conferences, is confirmation of the great reputation of these destinations, and indicates that 2018 will be a very successful year!

In the period following the global recession, Croatia has made a strong recovery on the international meetings and incentives market.

Who said wow?

Photo credits: HTZ

They are not found in any catalogue, or on any ready-made forms.

Incentives in Croatia are unique, personalised and unforgettable experiences that meet every expectation… and more, much more…

Fly, five, sail, try, time travel and return, find a gold nugget and get to know the value of team work,

A walk through history

Photo credits: Sergio Gobbo

The UNESCO World Heritage List was recently expanded to include two additional Croatia sites.

Croatia’s contribution to Europe’s cultural and historical values and identity is priceless…

Two new sites in Croatia were recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Conventa Ambassadors – Danica Banjevic

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?

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.