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Conventa Best Event Award 2016 goes to ….

During the networking dinner in CD-Congress Centre Ljubljana, Conventa announced the Best Event Award 2016 for best event organized in New Europe. Among 12 entries from 7 countries who made it on to the short-list, the winner with the highest point from the jury became:

Point.For you. / information point Ljubljana, European Green Capital 2016.

9th Conventa welcomes more than 500 meetings professionals

Today, the 9th Conventa, New Europe exhibition for meetings, events and incentives opened its door.
This year, a boutique trade show focusing on personal touch will present some records – the highest number of meetings providers attending the show as exhibitors, hosted buyers coming from a record number of different countries from around the globe and a record number of fam trips organized for international buyers. In 2 days, Conventa will host 149 exhibitors from 15 different New European countries who will present its offer to 171 international meetings planners and around 100 regional and Slovenian meetings planners.



In all 9 years successes of Conventa a lot of myths have rised. Sometimes people do not dare to ask or know whom to ask. That is why we selected some of them, so you will not wonder anymore.

: Conventa is always the world’s first –

Start your day with Yoga

Start off your day with a gentle but invigorating yoga class by Annemarie of venusfrequency (and ConferenceDirect), your international MICE (meetings,incentives, conventions, events) expert and yogi. A session on which will have a focus on how to integrate yoga, wellness and meditation into your MICE itineraries and programs.
all levels – this session is suitable for any level of experience! very first-timer to yoga aficionado. Space is limited. Class is in English language.

Dowload Conventa App

Conventa App powered by Superevent is available now. The App provides you all the information you need; from the event programme to exhibitors list. Moreover, it gives you the opportunity to connect directly will all Conventa participants.
What to do? Search for “Superevent” in the Apple or Google app store and enter your password that is waiting for you in your inbox.

Meet with Superevent,


A boutique trade show Conventa 2017 was held already 9th year in a row in Ljubljana and in all this years, it has become truly the best New Europe trade show for meetings, events and incentive travel. For 9 years in a row, every January the meetings industry starts the year at Conventa, so it became an IT event – something you just cannot miss if you are working in the industry.

Storytelling lecture: A Sales Pro’s Most Powerful Sales Tool

Hugo Slimbrouck, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Ovation Global DMC and SITE Past President will entertain you with his storytelling techniques on 19 January at 11.30. The goal of this track is to improve participants’ sales skills by addressing issues specific to selling incentive travel.

Stories are universal in their use, appeal, and effectiveness—across cultures and across ages. In this course, participants will learn to craft and use compelling stories to sell incentive travel solutions to clients.

Ljubljana, a champion in sustainable tourism, welcomes the Conventa Show 2017!

A very special year, when Ljubljana bore the prestigious title of the European Green Capital 2016, awarded to the city by European Commission for having made the largest number of sustainable changes in the shortest period of time, has just come to an end. Yet, this year has left a legacy for the future and also enhanced the existing awareness on the importance of sustainable tourism, whose aim is to reduce its adverse impacts on the local environment and population,

Find inspiration during Experts’ Campfire sessions

Meet One-on-One with the experts at Conventa! Experts’ Campfire sessions are short 20-minute presentations by international meetings industry experts. Set in an intimate atmosphere, but still in the midst of the main trade show happening, Experts’ campfire sessions’ aim to provide information, consultation and advice to all interested parties. From destination presentations, introductions of meetings industry newcomers to technology solutions,… You are invited to attend all sessions that fit into your Conventa schedule.
Here are some highlights from the programme:


The refined taste and the magical smell of Conventa

Taste is undoubtedly one of the ways in which we can feel love. It is not so unusual then that there is the old saying: “The way to the heart is through the stomach”. This doesn’t just mean to fall in love with someone because they might be a good cook, but it means that with our taste buds we can taste when someone has prepared a dish with genuine love and care.

We have envisioned Conventa as a culinary marketplace of New Europe.