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23 February 2024
CONVENTA INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY TALENTS
Ljubljana Talks brought innovation and creative minds to Coventa’s show floor The final day of Conventa started with industry discussions at Conventa Trend Bar, where Gorazd Čad and Jan Oršič hosted industry experts who shed light on the perpetual development of talents in the industry and the importance of the Meetings Star Award and Conventa as catalysts of innovation.
22 February 2024
CONVENTA LEADING THE WAY FOR B2B TRADE SHOWS IN 2024
Conventa started 2024 with numerous innovations, including a redesigned and revamped Experience Zone, Special Venues Corner, and the educational platform Conventa Trend Bar. This year, the impressive lineup of industry stalwarts includes 100 exhibitors from the region and beyond and 160 handpicked hosted buyers, joined by stakeholders from the regional meetings industry.
21 February 2024
WHAT ARE THE TRENDS, OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS IN THE MEETINGS INDUSTRY?
This year, the organisers described Conventa as a bold sixteen-year-old celebrating her birthday in February. Since 2009, Conventa has welcomed 3,639 hosted buyers and 1,975 exhibitors who have conducted 49,263 business meetings. This year, the number of conducted meetings will increase by over 3,500. Face-to-face meetings are the essence of Conventa, a trade show that renders Ljubljana the heart of the regional meetings industry every February
20 February 2024
SLOVENIA HOSTING THE FIRST REGIONAL DECISION-MAKERS FORUM IN THE MEETINGS INDUSTRY
The Slovenian Convention Bureau and the Slovenian Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Sports will organise the nascent decision-makers forum for the regional meetings industry on the eve of Conventa 2024. Conventa Crossroads will be attended by 37 attendees, including representatives of 10 leading regional destinations.
20 December 2023
CONVENTA IS CELEBRATING ITS SWEET SIXTEEN
Since 2019, Conventa has hosted 3,639 hosted buyers and 1,975 exhibitors who attended 49,263 business meetings For the past sixteen years, Conventa has been the central meeting point for the best event organisers between Helsinki and Istanbul and Milano and Baku. Between 20 and 22 February 2024, 120 exhibitors from 16 countries will meet with 160 hosted buyers from 31 countries.
27 March 2023
CONVENTA HAS SUCCESSFULLY REDUCED ITS CARBON FOOTPRINT
Conventa is among a handful of international trade shows that measure carbon footprint systematically. The organisers teamed up with ClimatePartner to precisely measure the results. This year, the calculation proved that a systematic and holistic approach contributes to reducing the carbon footprint generated by transport.
16 January 2023
CONVENTA POISED TO CELEBRATE ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARY
Conventa, one of the oldest business trade shows of the regional meetings industry, transforms Ljubljana into a bustling hub for professional event organisers every year. Following two editions in August due to the corona crisis, Conventa will return to its traditional winter date.
27 November 2022
CONVENTA NAMED BEST SUSTAINABLE EVENT IN THE WORLD
At the Bea World Festival, where the best global events compete for gold, Conventa won first place in the category of green and sustainable events. Conventa’s groundbreaking 5R model convinced the esteemed international jury, who saw the methodology as a credible solution for organising future events sustainably.
30 September 2022
THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF CONVENTA 2022
Reducing negative impacts on the environment is one of Conventa’s most important objectives. That is why this year, the organisers meticolosuly measured the carbon footprint of the entire event. The carbon footprint was calculated by ClimatePartner, based on measurements of emissions generated at the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre.
24 August 2022
CONVENTA ON THE PATH TO SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION
Ljubljana played host to Conventa, the premier tradeshow of the meetings industry in New Europe. Reducing the event’s impact on the environment sits at the heart of Conventa’s aspirations. Conventa Week took place from 23 to 26 August 2022 in Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre and various locations across Ljubljana.
24 August 2022
THE FIRST DAY OF CONVENTA SEES A REVIVED MEETINGS INDUSTRY
25 August 2022
CONVENTA AMBASSADORS AWARDED DURING GALA CEREMONY
25 August 2022
CONVENTA HERALDS A NEW ERA OF TRADE SHOWS
25 August 2022