Conventa Academy 2022
What is Conventa Academy?
The best place to learn, find new ideas and grow
Conventa is not just a regular trade show, but also a great opportunity to gain new knowledge and experience. Among the novelties this year is the Conventa Academy educational programme, which will bring the biggest experts in marketing, branding, social media and the organisation of live, hybrid and virtual events to Ljubljana.
Special LIVE edition during Conventa 2022
- 6 live sessions (20-minutes each)
- GIFT: "Power to the Meetings" Book
Join the Academy!
We are kicking off Conventa Academy with a special live edition that will give you a taste of what our comprehensive education platform is all about. It will also be the perfect opportunity to meet your instructors, who will be guiding you through the rest of the programme in Autumn online.
The special LIVE edition will take place as part of Conventa Trade Show 2022 on 25 August 2022 from 9:00 to 12:30.
LIMITED: 50% DISCOUNT FOR THE FIRST 20 APPLICATIONS
Joining the Academy are:
Thought-leaders in marketing and event organisation
EDUCATION TRACK 1
Andrej PompeCEO of BrandBusinessSchool
Andrej Pompe is the director and the spirit of international business school BrandBusinessSchool. He is also the Co-founder and partner of Formitas BBDO Pleon, marketing communication agency.
09:00 - 09.20
Andraž ŠtalecCEO and co-founder of Red Orbit
Andraž is the CEO and co-founder of Award Winning Performance agency, Red Orbit. He is in love with data, analytics, performance and e-commerce. He went from starting in web development in 1995 to being an early adopter of SEO.
09:20 - 09.40
Mariska KestelooFounder Word of MICE
Entrepreneur, public speaker and Past-President of Meetings Professional International in Belgium. With more than 15 years of working experience in tourism and the MICE sector, she’s an authority in the industry.
09:40 - 10:00
Henrik von ArnoldSenior Consultant, ENITED
After more 20 years doing totally different things, Henrik started his path in the business events segment as project manager for major city business events and then took on the team leadership for first Gothenburg CVB.
10:00 - 10.20
EDUCATION TRACK 2
Jens Oliver MayerManaging Director of Jack Morton Worldwide
Jens has built his career helping brands build strong relationships with the people that matter most to them, through live and digital marketing. He leads Jack Morton offices for the German-speaking market.
11:15 - 11:35
Stefan KozakManaging director & CEO of CREATIVE PRO group
In 2003 Stefan founded a company focused on live & event marketing CREATIVE PRO and consequently he built diversified group of agencies, called CREATIVE PRO group, with businesses present mainly on Slovak and Czech market.
11:35 - 11:55
Colja DamsCEO of VOK DAMS
Colja M. Dams has been the CEO of VOK DAMS Worldwide since 1998. Since its foundation in 1971, the agency has been one of the international market leaders in events and marketing – live and digital.
11:55 - 12:15
Marie-Kristin SchwindtDirector International Sales & Business Development at meetyoo
Marie-Kristin Schwindt joined the meetyoo team in 2008. With more than a decade of experience in the industry Marie-Kristin is an expert for conceptualizing virtual and hybrid events that drive positive ROI for organizers and attendees.
12:15 - 12:35
TAKE YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH
8 ONLINE MODULES
Are you a more advanced marketeer or meeting planner?
You can take your knowledge to the next level with 8 online modules that will be taking place in Autumn 2022.
More information will be available soon.
CURATORS OF THE PROGRAMME
Ivo J. FRANSCHITZFounder and Owner of ENITED business events
ABOUT THE CURATOR
Ivo J. Franschitz is the Founder and Owner of ENITED business events. Since 1999, he has been involved with a number of national and international educational institutions and sharing his experience and knowledge through a variety of speaking engagements. Currently, he holds a Board member position with EMBA (Event Marketing Board Austria) and with LiveCom Alliance, as well as being an active member of ICCA and 27NAMES.
Kim MYHREFounder and Managing Partner of Experience Designed
ABOUT THE CURATOR
Kim Myhre is the Founder and Managing Partner of Experience Designed, a strategic advisory and creative ideas agency that applies purpose-led design principles to create transformative brand experience strategies. He is an experienced designer, consultant, speaker, guest lecturer, writer, creator, innovation activist and brand storyteller with a unique combination of strategic, creative, commercial and international agency experience. Kim is also responsible for creating the MCI Experience - an incubator of innovative experience marketing capabilities.
Gorazd ČadOwner & CEO of Toleranca Marketing
ABOUT THE CURATOR
Gorazd Čad is a seasoned meeting planner who has dedicated 25 years of his life to the meetings and event industry. Gorazd Čad is the founder and director of the marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. Ever since 2006, he has been organising events under the family company together with his wife Natalija. Their most recognisable project is Conventa, which has been successfully connecting the regional meetings industry since 2007.
“Conventa’s key values are knowledge, cooperation, and creativity, encompassed in our slogan: explore - meet - create. I believe investing in knowledge and education is measured in a formula of one plus one equals three. As we are witnessing rapid change incited by Covid, this is vital for our industry. Hence, we have prepared an educational programme that has already been executed for our employees and partners during the corona crisis. We have decided to offer it to you, enabling you an opportunity to grow and conquer the crisis.”