“Welcome to the city of talents” is the motto of the second regional innovation and forum Sarajevo Unlimited 2017, which will be held between November 2nd and 4th and is organized by the innovation center Networks. It is expected that around 3,000 participants will gather this year.
The executive director of Networks Bojana Skrobic-Omerovic said that this forum will be better and more complex than the previous one and highlighted the need to organize such an event, both for Sarajevo and the region.
55 speakers from the entire world
She said that there will be 55 speakers from the entire world, representing 50 start-ups from BiH and the region, six panel discussions, an entrepreneurship and innovation forum, art performances and various workshops at which young people will be able to show their creativeness.
“This year’s forum will have the character of a festival, which means that it’ll be fun and a tourist attraction,” Skrobic-Omerovic said.
She also emphasized that a large number of companies expressed interest for the Forum, with the goal of presenting their innovation and getting return information from young people.
“Thanks to the old fame, this year, the former Yugoslav countries and Albania will be joining, which will give this Forum a regional status,” she concluded.
The official partners of the forum are the City of Sarajevo, the Government of Canton Sarajevo, the Council of Ministers of BiH, m:tel, Logosoft and Raiffeisen Bank.
Networks celebrated its first anniversary by creating Sarajevo Unlimited, the first regional platform of gathering visionaries, innovators, young entrepreneurs, organizations, institutions and domestic and foreign investors in one place.
The first Sarajevo Unlimited in November 2016 gathered 1,300 participants, 35 lecturers from 13 countries across the world, and the best international companies.