Croatian Meeting Professionals Association – CMPA (Hrvatska udruga profesionalca kongresnog turizma – HUPKT) organised the 6th Forum of Croatian Meetings Industry (Forum Hrvatske kongresne industrije). This annual gathering of Croatian business professionals from congress, incentive and event tourism was held on 5th of December in Hotel Dubrovnik in Zagreb.


The Forum allowed for an opportunity to award the Annual CROATIAN MEETING INDUSTRY AMBASSADOR Award. In the category »Public institution for promoting Croatian meeting industry«, the award was given to Dubrovnik Tourist Board and its Convention Bureau Dubrovnik. Romana Vlašić, director of Dubrovnik Tourist Board, received the award on behalf of the Convention Bureau.

Photo Credit: Dubrovnik Tourist Board

In addition to the award ceremony, the Forum gathered more than 140 participants who attended the Forum for the focal point “The collaboration of medical and congress industry in organisation of scientific and expert conferences”. The panel discussion brought to the audience a new insight into how to deal with problems in organisation of medical conferences and whom to turn to in order to prevent possible problems. Experts, participating at the panel, came from medical and pharmaceutical associations: Croatian Medical Association (HLZ), Croatian Health Association (UPUZ), Health Tourism Association by Croatian Chamber of Economy, Innovative Pharmaceutical Initiative (IFI) and Medical Devices (CROMED).

Sources: Croatian Meeting Professionals Association – CMPA; Dubrovnik Tourist Board.

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