About Boban

Many people might know Boban as the owner and promoter of the biggest festival in Slovenia, MetalDays, where he is in charge of the entire management and booking of the festival; but actually he is running other 4 festivals too: Punk Rock Holiday, Winter Days of Metal, MotörCity and Overjam Reggae Festival. He spent his whole life in the music industry, from playing in various bands and being a tour manager, to owning a recording and mastering studio, where he handled mastering and production. Boban is also member of Slovenian blues rock band called Stray Train.

Q: What do you love about your job the most?

Challenge and the fact that it not a job…it’s lifestyle.

Q: In your opinion, what is live marketing’s best advantage?

Being able to partly or solely organise your event for yourself.

Q: How have the best events you have attended so far made you feel?

It made me wanting to make my own events better in every aspect.


Looking at your bucket list, what is the one thing that you really wish to cross off by the end of 2018?

I wish Winter Days of Metal festival to double its visitors.

If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead), who would you have dinner with and why?

Nikola Tesla.

“Be brave, follow your instinct and don’t be afraid of failure.”


Q: What would you share with our participants if you would have only a one minute lecture?

I would tell them that in life only personal experience counts and would ask them to think of that for the next 55 seconds.

Q: What are you bringing to Conventa Crossover?

25 years of experience in Music Business and 15 years in Festival Organisation. As I go by the credo “learning by doing is the best way to learn” be brave, follow your instinct and don’t be afraid of failure.

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