The newest Meetings Star award acknowledging the best events organized in the New European region

In scope of The Meetings Star Awards of 2016, Kongres Magazine in collaboration with Conventa trade show opened a call for entries for Conventa Best Event Award. The competition that 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.

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

12 entries from 7 countries made it on to the short-list:

26th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2016)
9-12 April 2016, RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jezeršek catering is celebrating 35 years
21 April 2016, LPP – City bus garage, Slovenia

Slovak Convention Bureau Meeting in the Sky
27 August 2016, above Bratislava

Kuwait dream wedding at Lake Bled
12 – 16 July 2016, Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled, Slovenia

Hello! Travel Pool Party
28 July 2016, Hotel Budva Pool area

US Election Day
8 November 2016, Crowne Plaza Belgrade

20th Anniversary of Global IT Company
May 2016, Hvar Island, Croatia

Landa Drupa Events 2016
30 May -11 June 2016, Düsseldorf Germany

Mercedes Benz Global Training Experience
9 February – 13 April 2016, Dubrovnik

Kopaonik Business Forum
7-10 March 2016, Kopaonik, MK Mountain Resort

Unusual Conference – One Smart Club
6-10 June 2016, Montenegro

The winner of Conventa Best Event Award receiving the highest score by the jury is:

Information Point Ljubljana was awarded with the Best Event Award on the great Conventa stage during the Conventa networking dinner and award ceremony held on 18 January 2017 at CD-Congress Centre, Ljubljana.

“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!”: said Jan-Jaap In der Maur, Founder-Moderator at Masters in Moderation, The Netherlands

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