UNICORNS OF THE MEETINGS INDUSTRY
Conventa Best Event Award, the annual competition that awards the best events in the region of New Europe has just announced the finalists for 2022.
This year, 43 events entered the competition, and after strict evaluation by the jury, 28 finalists were selected. The evaluation of registered events follows a unique 80:20 model (80% of the votes come from the jury and 20% from the audience at the Conventa Crossover conference).
The finalists will be presenting their projects live on Thursday, 25 August 2022 at GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. With the help of Jan Jaap in Der Mauer, the distinguished moderator at this year’s Conventa, the organisers will prepare an unforgettable show.
Art of together
HB Reavis wanted to present their services for their tenancies and support the idea of togetherness through the art as they feel their services are designed as art. That’s why they decided to create an art installation in their free offices.
CEF Forum 2022
This event was intended for the CEF coordinators. They are responsible for individual and institutional capacity development at ministries of finance, central banks, and tax administrations in South East Europe (SEE).
Disney + launch
Disney+ is a streaming platform owned by Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution of The Walt Disney Company. Considering the big competitors, Disney decided to celebrate its arrival on the Croatian market.
Follow our tracks
The ‘TRACKS’ (in Slovene: ‘SLEDI’) business event was organised to cater to Go Green’s business partners and employees, as well as to other invitees working in the business and tourism sector.
One With Nature – World of Hunting and Nature Exhibition Hungary 2021
The biggest nature exhibition of 2021 covered hunting, the protection of nature, aquatic habitats, nature conservation and its future, biodiversity, and the sustainable use of nature.
That’s why Vattenfall has developed the free app OneTonneFuture (OTF). With the help of the app, you can calculate your climate footprint and see how you can have a positive effect on the climate.
SIW on Boutique Tour
Last year, the SIW was upgraded and launched in a new edition – SIW on Boutique Tour – mainly as a consequence of covid restrictions, but also with the aim of upgrading the traditional SIW in line with the current trends.
Sweden in solidarity with Ukraine
Together with a number of actors, BANG organized an incredibly important event: Hela Sverige skramlar (Sweden in solidarity with Ukraine). Basically, the event was about creating a manifestation of peace and respect.
19th FINA World Championships
This world championship was set to feature five FINA aquatics disciplines: swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming and open water swimming.
60th Anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement
The biggest political event in 2021, the 60th anniversary of the Non–Aligned Movement, was held at the Belgrade Fair on the 11th and 12th of October. The main goal was to gather the highest representatives of non-aligned countries.
Digital Escape Room
The organisers wanted to change this perception and move The Armed Forces’ identity into the future – to the younger people, online. They created a digital escape room – an exciting collaborative exercise.
In selected public restrooms in Stockholm shopping malls, the organisers did a “take over” of one of the sinks. The others were left fully functioning as a contrast to clearly show what the hygiene situation looks like for many vulnerable children.
Maybelline New York Stories
The overarching goal was to restore Maybelline New York’s image as an exciting brand whose product innovations are associated with New York trends, makeup expertise and innovative solutions.
St. Stephans Day 2021
This year, we celebrated St. Stephen’s Day, the founding of the state of Hungary with three and a half days of events at more than 20 venues. The celebrations included state ceremonies and more.
The National Gaming Expo (OGEX 2022)
The National Gaming Expo (OGEX 2022) is the first series of national gaming events to be held in individual cities of Hungary over the course of 2 months.
Characterised by an authentic mining setting, Velenje underground is an exceptional five-star culinary experience happening 160 m below the surface.
Velo-city is the annual flagship event of the European Cyclists’ Federation. The event plays a valuable part in promoting cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transport for all.
Zadar Digital Nomad Week
Over 7 days, a selection of influencers explored the under-discovered, under-the-radar places around Zadar, even going underground (eg. wine cellars and caves).
Ipsen Re-Connect Community Day
The first in-person meeting after the pandemic was a really important moment for Ipsen to engage its employees in Italy, allowing them to re-connect, communicate and share ideas.
Planet Budapest 2021 Sustainability Expo and World Summit is an event dedicated to sustainable development. Its aim is to raise awareness of negative trends through experience.
Re-Act Annual Conference
RE-ACT was an internal meeting organized for all 4000 employees of DT ITSO SK. Their client recognized the crucial need to keep the staff informed about the company strategy and goals.
The Day of Our Energy
The organisers decided to create a community. They came up with the idea: The Day of OUR Energy and built an entire “VSE town” with its town hall, marketplace, restaurant, coffee shop and farm.
CUPRA Hero – Interactive product launch
The launching of the new car CUPRA Formentor was primarily supposed to take place live during 2021. Due to the numerous challenges brought by the previous year, they had to come up with a different way.
Future Tense 2022
Future Tense is a business conference created by Komunikacijski laboratorij. The purpose of the Conference is to create added value for the business sector in Croatia and create positive changes in our society.
Jägermeister x Lokomotiva
G3 Spirits is a long-standing company working with distilled spirits such as Jägermeister, a German digestif. Their goal was to create a story for the brand that will bring the client closer to current fashion movements.
The organisers created an original Award concept that carries the DNA of the bank. Technology, Art and Education. A unique NFT award carried innovation in all aspects of its design.
Open Eyes Economy Summit 2021
The Open Eyes Economy Summit is an event held annually in Cracow, Poland, since 2016. It is a top opportunity to get to know the most important contemporary social and economic thought.
Work. Place. Culture. Conference Dubrovnik
The inaugural Work. Place. Culture. Conference Dubrovnik is an experience-rich industry event bringing the concept of work from anywhere to absolutely everywhere.
Join the livestream and choose the winner
You decide who takes the unicorn trophy home
The presentations of the finalists will be streamed live on Thursday, 25 August 2022 from 13:30. After the presentations, you will be able to vote for your favourite project from your smartphone and contribute 20% to the final score. The winners will be announced on Friday, 26 August 2022.
Coming to Conventa Crossover?
On 26 August 2022, leading experts in marketing and event organisation will be sharing their secrets at this year’s Conventa Crossover conference.
All curious and creative minds will also find out who is the proud owner of over 100 kg of Lego bricks and if we will organise concerts, trade shows and congresses in the metaverse. Participants will get an insight into organising events with a reduced carbon footprint, what LARP is, how to avoid Mr. Murphy at events and how to turn quality conferences into inspiring events. Attendees will have the chance to ask everything they ever wanted to know about event organising but did not dare to ask.