Conventa, the Meetings show of New Europe into its 11th year, is all about Experiences. The expo brings together key MICE industry professionals for two days of Connections and Contracts. With 170 international and more than 100 regional and Slovene buyers, at one place, Conventa is the first show of every year
Shekhaar | Editor | MICE INDIAA | 31 December 2018
Conventa, a venture of Slovenian Convention Bureau and Toleranca Marketing Slovenia, is a boutique business experience, for meeting planners, buyers and exhibitors. The 2019 edition will be held between 23-24 January 2019 and Slovenia and Ljubljana will host the 11th Conventa, the New Europe exhibition for meetings, events and incentives. The venue – GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. Conventa has been connecting the meetings industry of New Europe for a decade.
The 11th edition will witness a congregation of cherry-picked meeting buyers and around 90 % will be new to the show. The show remains committed to quality, practices and promotes sustainability, conducts knowledge sessions with international experts in MICE fraternity and packs great value in hosted buyer pre-scheduled meetings.
The show promises to deliver holistic sensuous experiences that awaken all the six senses. Senses of Taste (with great food), Smell (with freshly roasted coffee), Touch (with fam trips), Sight (with a trustworthy brand), Feel (with great hospitality), and Sound (with great music).
The 2019 edition takes a show leaps forward, with record number of organised fam trips. The hosted buyers have a choice between 11 destinations in Slovenia and the neighbouring countries Austria, Croatia, and Serbia – Ljubljana, Slovenia; Bled, Slovenia; Bohinj, Slovenia; Portorož & Piran, Slovenia; Kranjska Gora, Slovenia; Zagreb, Croatia; Belgrade, Serbia; Nova Gorica, Slovenia; and Graz, Austria.
This year, the show in cooperation with Conventa’s partners MPI and IMEX, will bring the key event for career development in the meetings and events industry – Future Leaders Forum, which will be held on the 22nd of January. The evening of 22nd will also be a Meeting Star Award Ceremony at CD Congress Centre Ljubljana. The 23rd will be a Business Meetings day and the 24th both a Business Meetings and Educational Sessions day.