Despite the circumstances, the event will be attended by more than 150 participants – Croatian exhibitors from the meetings-incentives-events sector, international hosted buyers, keynote speakers, educators, and notable guests. This year’s edition includes new niches: boutique & luxury hotels as well as destination weddings – the products highly demanded by the upscale international market. During 3 days in March, they will participate in 1-to-1 online business meetings, lectures, networking events – with one goal: to present Croatia as an ideal meeting, events, luxury travel and unforgettable weddings European destination.
The speakers include Prof Dr Rob Davidson of MICE Knowledge, Dr Riina Iiloranta of Visit Finland as a Luxury Travel expert, Prof Dr Oliver Kesar of Faculty of Economy in Zagreb, Iva Kraljević Licardo, Croatian Wedding industry president, Ines Nanić of Dubrovnik Event, Ivana Kolar of Tourism 365 conference, Vanja Melnik, Destination wedding photographer, and some other interesting guests – some even related to Michelin stars gastronomy.
The event maintains cooperation with educational institutions enabling the students a glimpse into the industry and partnering with similar events like Tourism 365. In addition to its primal goal – business networking – MEETEX continues with education, knowledge transfers and updates, presenting Croatia as an ultimate meetings and events destination.
The small, hardworking, multidisciplinary team of local experts, and their loyal partners Croatian Tourist Board, the Zagreb Tourist Board, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Maistra Hospitality Group, made it possible to realize such a comprehensive program.
To learn more about MEETEX, visit their website here.