Interviews with world-acclaimed industry professionals
This year marked Kongres Magazine’s eighth selection of the most influential people in the regional meetings industry. In-depth interviews saw distinguished influencers delve into the future of events, their greatest achievements and what changes they would like to see in the future.
Influencers were divided into several comparable categories, thus offering an overview of Who is Who in the regional meetings industry. Below are the interviews conducted with the most influential people in the meetings industry.
Tadeja Pivc Coudyser: “I would like to see the meetings industry as part of the destination’s strategy”
Kongres Magazine chatted with Tadeja Pivc Coudyser, director of the Slovenian Convention Bureau.
Igor Kovačević: “Stepping out of the comfort zone is a must”
Kongres Magazine talked to Igor Kovačević, Assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade and CEO of Serbia Convention Bureau.
Eleni Sotiriou: “The expertise of a destination’s professionals is a valuable asset”
Kongres Magazine talked to Eleni Sotiriou, Managing Director of the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau.
Malgorzata Przygorska-Skowron: “Congresses should continue to have the power to change destinations”
Kongres Magazine talked to Malgorzata Przygorska-Skowron, Manager of Krakow Convention Bureau.
Petra Stušek: “Multi-hub meetings will be an alternative to large-scale international meetings”
Interview with Petra Stušek, Managing Director at Ljubljana Tourism and Board President at European Cities Marketing.
Brigitta Balsai: “The meetings industry offers endless networking possibilities”
Interview with Brigitta Balsai, Regional Sales Manager, Hungary & South-East Europe at Marriott International.
Valentini Amarantidou: “Covid has helped us reset and rethink our business and profession”
Interview with Valentini Amarantidou, Director of Development at Artion Conferences & Events.
Stefan Kozak: “The current situation has shown us that the power of humanity is really strong”
Interview with Stefan Kozak, Founder and Managing Director at CREATIVE PRO group & and E.bot Technology.