The IBTM special edition of Kongres Magazine is focused on the tops!
Every year, we publish a special autumn edition of Kongres Magazine prior to the 2018 IBTM trade show. It contains an overview and recap of the most interesting stories that our writers have gathered in the final quarter of the year.
The 72nd issue is focused on the tops! Meaning, top meetings destinations, top influencers 2018, top views from DMC leaders on fee-based and commission-based, top interviews, top awards, and THE top Conventa!
IN THIS ISSUE
KONGRES IN FOCUS // VIEWS
Leaders of local and global DMCs shared with us their views on the relationships between event agencies and DMCS, and the fee-based vs commission-based models. Check the views on this matter from Ulrica Hackl (Aim Group International), Hugo Slimbrouck (Ovation), Barbara Hunt Vodopivec (Kompas), Silva Ušić (Penta DMC), and Perisa Boko (Adriatic DMC).
KONGRES INTERVIEWS // SELECTION
See our quick selection of the 2018 interviews: Florian Weitzer (Weitzer Hotels), Jean-Paul Dantil (Almanac Hotels), Aleksei Kalachev (Russian Convention Bureau), Julien Le Bas (Jack Morton Worldwide Germany), and Juraj Holub (Slido).
We recap the Conventa Best Event Award 2018 and invite for registering for the Conventa Best Event Award 2019. We also look into the BEA Awards finals 2018 at the Best Event Award World Festival 2018.
THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN NEW EUROPE
We reveal the top influencers in the New Europe meetings industry. See which influencers were chosen among more than 110 assessed individuals from DMOs and CVBs, DMCs and PCOs, top event agencies, top meeting innovators (marketing, technology,..), top hotels and venues, and the top meeting services.
MEETINGS STAR // MEETOLOGUES EUROPE
In the Meetings Star section, we introduce the best meetings destinations for 2018. The winners will be announced at Conventa 2019.
And, finally and most importantly, we present our CONVENTA EXPERIENCE which is coming to Ljubljana again no 23-24 January 2019. Read about Conventa in numbers, about fam trips that we organise for you, and about the Conventa Trend Bar which will wrap up in Bucharest on the 6th of December 2018.