Conventa Trend Bar hosted by This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau, Greece


Conventa Trend Bar is a knowledge roadshow that travels around the region of New Europe and helps people create better events. Trend Bars are workshops, where meeting industry experts share their experiences, talk about innovations and discuss future strategies. Until we can meet live again, the educational events will remain online.

Join us on Thursday, 8 April 2021 from 10:00 – 11:30 (CET)

Learn how to adapt to the new pandemic reality, find out more about an interesting host destination and establish new contacts, even if it’s just through your laptop screen. We invite you to join our new platform that has already connected over 600 colleagues. Your attendance will be a perfect opportunity to meet the host: This is Athens Convention Bureau and all of the novelties the destination has in store for you in 2021. The second part of the Trend Bar is an interactive workshop, where Gorazd Čad, CEO of Toleranca Marketing and Co-founder of Conventa will be talking about a very trending topic: How to adapt your marketing strategies and exit the coronavirus crisis.


Gorazd Čad will be joined by Mr Vyron Myrgiotis from This is Athens and Ms Zenia Kerasidou from Megaron Athens International Conference Centre.

Vyron worked for 3 years at the Piraeus Port Authority SA at the Administration Dept. and used to work as Events Manager in the UK for over 3 years. During this period of time, he managed to successfully organize more than 150 exhibitions, summits, conferences and award nights in the whole UK, achieving 1,000.3% ROI for his company. He joined the team of the This is Athens – Convention & Visitors Bureau as an International Account manager 2 years ago, and he is responsible for the B2B promotion of Athens as a top MICE destination around the globe.

Zenia Kerasidou has 20 years of experience in senior management positions in the conference and meetings industry. She has worked as Director of Sales and Marketing in Mamidakis Group of Companies- Athinais Conference Centre, Arina Sand Hotel and Minos Palace Hotel & Suites in Crete and previously in Andromeda Athens Hotel (5* hotels). Her current position is Director of Sales & Conferences at Megaron the Athens Concert Hall & Conference Centre, dealing with concerts, cultural events, meetings, incentives and conferences. She has been in the organization since 2005.

The deadline for applying is WEDNESDAY, 7 April 2021. NUMBER OF AVAILABLE SPOTS IS LIMITED.

An interesting, fun and educational online meeting awaits, hopefully inspiring you and equipping you with the right tools for overcoming the crisis. The workshop is free of charge, intended for complete beginners as well as expert meeting planners.

Conventa Trend Bars are perfect for:

  • organisers of corporate, sales and social events
  • hotels, congress centres, special venues, event agencies
  • tourism employees, who deal with business guests on a daily basis (restaurants, local tourist organisations, cultural sights…)


10:00 Introduction and presentation of speakers, Gorazd Čad
10:03 Destination video  
10:05 Presentation of the This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau, by Mr. Vyron Myrgiotis, International Account manager at This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau 
10:20 Guest speaker, Ms. Zenia Kerasidou, Director of Sales & Conferences at Megaron the Athens Concert Hall & Conference Centre 
10:35 »Marketing strategies for overcoming the corona crisis«, webinar by Mr. Gorazd Čad, co-founder of Conventa and Editor in Chief at Kongres Magazine
11:10  Questions from participants/questions from the moderator
11:20 Invitation to Conventa 2021

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