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Cankarjev Dom’s new congress season launch

Hosting a broad variety of national and international meetings since 1980, Cankarjev dom Congress and Cultural Centre Ljubljana is one of Slovenia’s busiest conferencing and expos hubs.

A meetings and events industry pioneer, CD is member of international associations IAPCO and ICCA, as well as national professional organisations – the Slovenian and Ljubljana convention bureaus. For 2019, CD is pleased to announce as many as 20 high-profile scientific and professional meetings,

The vibrant collection of Ljubljana’s Union Hotels

The Union Hotels, consisting of four hotels located in the very heart of Slovenia’s capital, offers their guests a variety of services. Hotel Lev, The Grand Union Hotel, Grand Hotel Union Business and Central Hotel all together currently offer 596 comfortable and fully furnished rooms, that are a perfect and a relaxing getaway after a long day of sightseeing of Ljubljana’s attractions. The professional Concierge team, offered at the Grand Hotel Union, also the proud members of Les Clefs d’Or,

GoOpti helps you cut down travel costs when attending events in Slovenia

The GoOpti transportation platform has been giving logistic support to conference delegates and event organizers in Slovenia for several years now. According to experience, here are some practical pieces of advice about how delegates (and organizers) can cut down travel costs and have a more enjoyable experience.

Choose the most convenient flight from a nearby airport

When searching for the most convenient flight to reach Slovenia,

Vivo Catering International at Conventa 2019


VIVO CATERING is welcoming you TO CONVENTA LUNCH on WEDNESDAY, 23RD JANUARY! We will prepare special presentation of dishes which interweave the flavours of Ljubljana with international dishes. At lunch, we will present ”the package Vivo Snack”.

Vivo catering follows the principle of using local ingredients that include modern trends. WELCOME TO MEET US BY THE BAR at our stand with sweet Chef presentation and drinks,

A strong investment cycle marks the beginning of 2019 in Ljubljana

In the next few years, the Slovenian capital will see an intensified development of its congress offer, particularly in the hotel sector. Additionally, a brand new Arrivals passenger terminal at the Ljubljana Airport is to be completed by spring 2021.

The ongoing expansion and quality improvement of the city's tourist offer

Ljubljana’s growing visibility in the international meeting industry market can be attributed to several factors,

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


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.


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.


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.