Around 30 years ago, huge fans of the Volkswagen Golf GTI decided to meet up near a lake in Austria called Wörthersee and they liked it so much that they made an annual event out of it. Now it’s the biggest meet-up of Volkswagen Group cars in the world and every year, GTI and tuning fans from all over Europe head to the Wörthersee meeting – GTI meeting in Reifnitz. The event is basically a date for the GTI and tuning scene from all over Europe, which presents their vehicles around the entire lake Wörthersee. With warmer summer temperatures quickly approaching, from 24th to 27th May 2017, Wörthersee marked even higher temperatures with again hosting a must-see event for everybody loving the Volkswagen and automobile industry. Popular GTI event, welcoming GTI and tuning fans with spectacular programme and accompanied events and without a doubt, the top event for every GTI- and tuning fan, surrounded by the magnificence of Wörthersee and its unique culinary offer as well as the attractive excursion destinations all over Carinthia.

The “Wörthersee Meeting” 2017, this year held from 24th to 27th May 2017 at the beautiful Wörthersee by Klagenfurt offered a Volkswagen Group presenting its latest GTI and tuning studies with its brands Volkswagen and Audi and a breath-taking show program at the BBS at the main venue of the event, brand manufacturers presenting their diverse offer in the trade fair tents and accompanying events which made the temperatures rise even more with lively chill out music, cinema, parties, shows and much more.

Carinthia with invigorating lakes and divine culinary attracts both leisure and business guest who fall in love with the region for its beautiful landscape diversity as well as relationship to the environment which offers a wonderful scenery for organising congresses, conferences and other events. Basically, the region is a perfect meeting destination, especially for the automobile industry, always searching for the best locations, atmosphere, hospitality and spectacles. For example, the city of Klagenfurt is famous for hosting the annual Harley Davidson European Bike Week, traditionally organized every September at Faaker See; Auto & Bike, one of the largest car and motorcycle exhibitions in Austria which in 3-day presents the auto mobile and motorcycle industry highlights and attracts more than 48,000 visitors and many more.

A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.