Regional media trends conference SEMPL was traditionally held at the Grand Hotel Bernardin, offering amazing scenery of Slovenian coastline. The 18th SEMPL, regional media trends conference, took place on 24th and 25th November 2016 in Portorož, Slovenia.
The participants, major regional media experts focused on disruptive ideas, infinite growth business models, strategic storytelling, artificial intelligence in marketing, viral online content and new media buying tools. All with goal to motivate new channels and ways of working in media industry and knowledge sharing. And although the technology appears to be the most game changing, the quality and compelling content is still a critical component for success.
The media experts and everyone connected to the media industry enjoyed the amenities of the Grand Hotel Bernardin, from catching sun rays at the outside terrace with amazing view on the Adriatic Sea, to the very well equipped conference rooms at their congress centre, precisely adapted to media festival with specialized hall formation. Congress Centre Bernardin, the first and the largest Congress Centre in Slovenia offers 19 multi-purpose halls, offices, rooms for project work, exhibition space and other spaces for promotional activities.
The event gathered close to 1,000 attendees who networked and listen to more than 20 international speakers, focusing on most relevant media trends and what the future in media and communication industry brings, together with tools and advices how to adapt and maximize the change in your advantage.