On the 13th March, the general meeting and assembly of Slovenian Convention Bureau (SCB) was held in the Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana. This year the event reached a record number of 100 participating members.
The welcome speeches held by Matej Rigelnik, General Manager Union Hoteli d.d., Maja Pak, the Director of STO and Sandi Kovačević, the President of the professional council, followed by the presentation of the SCB’s work in the past year by Miha Kovačič, the General Manager of SCB. Kovačič also presented the work program of the SCB for the upcoming year.
Later on, a plenary lecture titled “Incentives – The Next Big Thing for Slovenia” prepared by Meike Schindler, the director of Redlin / Schindler, and Kathrin Kovačič, senior project manager at Intours DMC, is held.
After the lecture, the presentation of candidates and the elections for 6 new members of the council of the board. The new members for 2018-2019 are (in alphabetical order): Božič Ana, Dekon Slovenija, Brodnjak Tine, Hotel Lovec, Kompas hoteli Bled, Krušič Tomaž, INTOURS DMC / Demaco d.o.o., Pečovnik Breda, Cankarjev dom, Stušek Petra, Turizem Ljubljana and Žnidaršič Matjaž, Sava Turizem.
The presentation of the project “4×4 Slovenia” followed later on. The project is being developed with the support of The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and the Slovenia Tourist Board.
The workshops of this assembly were focused on Incentives and how to prepare the Incentive offer. Divided into several groups the participants had to prepare their own incentive offers. The offers were then presented and rated by the lecturers.
ABOUT SLOVENIAN CONVENTION BUREAU:
The Slovenian Convention Bureau (SCB) is a member-based organization that focuses on the marketing and promotion of Slovenia as a destination for business events including meetings, incentive travel experiences, conferences, events, and exhibitions. SCB features more than 50 members, including convention centers, hotels, PCO’s and DMC’s, the Ljubljana Convention Bureau, incentive and other hospitality service providers. SCB acts as a professional intermediary between meeting planners and suppliers, assisting organizers to select the most appropriate solution for their event.