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Conventa Best Event Award 2016 goes to ….

//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.

“Point.for you was my clear winner, since this was the only project that consistently scored high points on all criteria. A brilliant event for a beautiful city!”

The entries have been evaluated based on Creativity, Innovation, Execution, Results of the event, Event communication and Sustainable policies by an esteemed Conventa Best Event Jury comprised of the following meetings industry professionals:

Patrick Delaney, Managing Partner, SoolNua, Ireland (for the second year in the row)
Martijn Timmermans, Co-founder, creative director, The Red Line Project & Event StoryBoard, The Netherlands
Jan-Jaap In der Maur, Founder-Moderator at Masters in Moderation, The Netherlands

About Conventa Best Event Winner: Info point Point. For you.

Info point Point. For You. has been opened every day (except holidays) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in winter months and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in summer months. Every month had its coordinator who was an expert in the given field and who gathered the proposals of numerous stakeholders and partners and design everyday programme. Each coordinator was in touch with the programme manager of the info point on a daily basis. The programme manager is a member of eight-member European Green Capital 2016 team (EGC team), which also held meetings with potential partners every week, supervised the programme, implemented alternations, adjustments and modifications to follow and achieve set goals. All the work was supervised by Deputy Mayor Tjaša Ficko, who also reported to Mayor Zoran Janković.
In the info point worked students that were trained by monthly coordinators and the EGC team.
Technical supervision of the info point was deliberately entrusted to a member of EGC team since they have followed principles of energy efficiency and sustainable waste management. In this way, they have fulfilled sustainable principles.

Conventa Best Event Award is organized in scope of The Meetings Star Awards of 2016, Kongres Magazine in collaboration with Conventa trade show, and the competition was designed to celebrate the very best event experiences by honouring the inspiring meeting planners delivering nothing but excellence in the New European meetings industry was organized for the second year in the row.

12 entries from 7 countries made it on to the short-list:
• 26th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2016), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
• Jezeršek catering is celebrating 35 years, LPP – City bus garage, Slovenia
• Slovak Convention Bureau Meeting in the Sky, Bratislava, Slovakia
• Kuwait dream wedding at Lake Bled, Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled, Slovenia
• Hello! Travel Pool Party, Hotel Budva Pool area, Montenegro
• US Election Day, Crowne Plaza Belgrade
• 20th Anniversary of Global IT Company, Hvar Island, Croatia
• LANDA DRUPA EVENTS 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany
• Mercedes Benz Global Training Experience, Dubrovnik, Croatia
• Kopaonik Business Forum, Kopaonik, MK Mountain Resort
• Unusual Conference – One Smart Club, Montenegro
• Point.For you. / information point Ljubljana, European Green Capital 2016, Slovenia