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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,

Attend ICCA Breakfast

All ICCA members, associations, and those interested in learning more about the association meetings market areinvited to ICCA Breakfast where Silvia Taurer, Region Manager Europe, RTC Events Management / BILT Conferences from The Netherlands, Michael Kern, Executive Director, Dekon Group from Turkey and David Bodor, Regional Director Europe, ICCA from The Netherlands will discuss The new role of a Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) and Association Management Organisation (AMO): How much value and ROI do they bring to the table?

Event StoryBoard Canvas Workshop

More and more corporate buyers see the benefits of co-creative and visual event design, but don’t know how to bring it to life in their daily work. This Event StoryBoard Canvas workshop can help!

Slovenian and Regional buyers from corporations are invited to attend the Event StoryBoard Canvas Workshop led by Martijn Timmermans, Co-founder, creative director, The Red Line Project &

Workshop: The art an value of moderation

In scope of Conventa, Slovenian and Regional Hosted Buyers from Corporations will be able to attend a great workshop on moderation led by Jan-Jaap In der Maur, Founder-Moderator at Masters in Moderation from The Netherlands.

Meetings and events become more and more interactive. This calls for effective moderation, making sure your objectives are met. In this hand-on workshop, you’ll learn why moderation is worth the investment,

Is it worth it? Return on Investment of exhibiting at Conventa

In 2016, more than 30 % of exhibitors said the quality of services exceeded the price of participation and a whooping 88,9 % of exhibitors thought investment in exhibiting at Conventa will pay off completely or at least partly. Miha Kovačič, organizer of Conventa said: “The aim of Conventa is to offer the best possible Return on Investment for all participants.”

A tradeshow is a marketing and sales investment. As with any investment,

Eight years of the show’s results

In only 8 years Conventa attracted 1.974 international hosted buyers from 46 countries and 1.037 exhibitors from 17 countries of New Europe. New records are broken every year as each Conventa tops previous editions. Expectations are high also for the 9th Conventa opening the meetings season of 2017.

From the outset Conventa has strived to connect the region and encouraged the growth of Central and South East European meetings industry. The hard work put into the project over the years,

Ready, steady, go. The One2One system for pre-scheduling meetings opens this week

Conventa is just around the corner and meeting providers looking to present their meeting services at the trade show don’t have much time left to register. Only a few places remain for those looking to meet face-to-face around 250 serious buyers searching for partners in organizing meetings, events, congresses and incentives in the region.

One2one system for pre-scheduling meetings with Conventa buyers opens on 8 December.

Who is who at Conventa

They say that many hands make light work but in Conventa’s case we could say that few hands make work more personal. Meet the small team behind Conventa 2017 that knows how to create an unforgettable experience for exhibitors and hosted buyers.

Miha Kovačič, Exhibition Director

How did you get into the meetings industry?

Brand a piece of Conventa to stand out from the crowd

Establish your presence at the 9th Conventa, taking place from 18 to 19 January 2017 at GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre!

There’s no better way to promote your brand than to get involved, co-create Conventa and impress the audience you care about – 250 meeting planners looking to get to know you and your offer.

You personal touch can still be added to the following Conventa experiences that will give you that extra exposure needed to catch the meeting planers’ attention on location:

Conventa after party on Wednesday,