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Dear partners!

Please take a look at some useful information about the largest tourism B2B event in Slovenia. As the venue of the event traditionally changes every year, this time the 17th Slovenian Incoming Workshop (15-17 May 2014) will take place in blooming Nova Gorica, a town marked by the proximity of the Slovenian-Italian border.

Detailed technical instructions for participants will be published progressively, so you are kindly invited to follow our website.


Thursday, 15 May: Welcome
16.00-19.00: arrival of participants, registration and accommodation
20.00-23.00: welcome evening

Friday, 16 May: Day of partner B2B meetings and evening of social events
07.30-08.30: registration of participants and preparation of exhibition spaces
08.30-09.00: planning of additional meetings with foreign partners
09.00-09.15: official opening of SIW 2014
09.20-18.00: 17th Slovenian Incoming Workshop
20.00–24.00: Slovenian Night

Saturday and Sunday, 17-18 May: Tours of Slovenia for foreign participants
Days for one-day tours or the start of two-day fact-finding tours for foreign participants.


The registration fee for SIW 2014 is €250 per person and it includes:

* Return Adria Airways flight from a European airport to Ljubljana Jože
Pučnik Airport (airport taxes and fees included) and a shuttle service
(airport–Nova Gorica–airport)
* B&B accommodation at a four-star hotel
* Admission to SIW
* Airport and local transfers in Slovenia
* Conference brochure and supporting materials
* Daily meals during your stay
* Social events during the show
* Online "one2one meetings” appointment system between suppliers and buyers
* Fact-finding tour of your choice

The registration fee cannot be discounted if you decide to miss out any advantages, services or events included in the SIW package. If you arrange your own flight, the registration fee for all other services is €150 per person.

If you attend Friday's workshop only (no accommodation, shuttle service, fact-finding tour, etc.), attendance is free of charge, however, registration is still needed.

A maximum of two representatives from one company may register.


Upon registration, hosted buyers are required to fill in an application form indicating their clients, the size and number of groups or events they organise on an annual basis, their tourism services and the offer their catalogues (for tourist boards). The organiser has the right to decline one's application, if the required criteria are not fulfilled.


As a SIW hosted buyer you are obliged to arrange in advance a minimum of 15 one-to-one meetings at SIW.

You can check your online diary of appointments via your online calendar.


The cancellation fee is €50. Cancellation notices should be e-mailed to as early as possible. If a cancellation notice is received prior to or on 30 April 2014, the advance payment (minus cancellation fee) will be refunded. Please note that all refunds will be processed after the event. If the cancellation is made after 30 April 2014, no payment will be refunded and the full registration fee will be charged.

The deadline to register at Slovenian Incoming Workshop is 30 April 2014.
Registration is subject to availability, so register as soon as possible to secure your place. Registration is only possible online.


1 April 2014:
One-to-One meetings! Go online and start arranging meetings with Slovenian partners! As a hosted buyer at SIW you are obliged to arrange in advance a minimum of 15 one-to-one meetings.
30 April 2014: Closing date for SIW 2014 registration
30 April 2014: Cancellation and full registration fee payment deadlines
15 May 2014: Arrival to Nova Gorica
16 May 2014: Slovenian Incoming Workshop
17 - 18 May 2014: Fact-finding tours around Slovenia


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