Conventa Best Event Award Call for Entries is Now Open


Excellence will be highlighted again at Conventa 2017 as Kongres Magazine in collaboration with Conventa trade show open submissions for the Meetings Star awards category – best event.  Organizers of mind blowing events from New European region are invited to enter the competition that will for the second year in the row acknowledge the best in the event business. The winner will be announced in January 2017 during Conventa trade show.

Since 2009, Conventa organizers are together with the editorial board of Kongres Magazine selecting the best meeting destinations, hotels and convention centers. The Meetings Star Award is the oldest such recognition in the field of meetings industry that will in 2017 be granted for the 9th year in the row. For the second year in the row after announcing the first ever winner of the award – TEDxLjubljana Saloon in the air, winner of the best event will join the rest of the Meeting Star winners on Conventa Stage.

The best events will be selected by a competent jury comprised out of selected meetings professionals. The most important evaluation criteria will be innovation and creativity of the event. The expert jury will also take into consideration the execution, results of the event, excellence in communication and sustainable policies. The award for the best event will be given to the entrant with the most points received by the jury.

How to enter:

Meeting organizers can submit the event they are most proud of by filling out the on-line form available at

Entry is free of charge. The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2016.

By participating in the competition all meeting organizers get The Conventa VIP status that grants them free entry to Conventa (for 2 people from the same company), free of charge publication of their good practice case study on the Conventa web site and promotion in scope of Conventa media partners. The winner will next to the grand prize and the recognition of the meetings industry get also a whole page good practice case study presentation in the Kongres Magazine.

The winner will be announced and awarded during Conventa trade show, held from 18 to 19 January 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

More information available at