The land of healthy waters and green cities is a model for sustainable Tourism 

Slovenia is the green heart of Europe. The love of healthy waters and a clean environment, preservation of natural and cultural heritage, cities surrounded by nature and the SLOVENIA GREEN model of sustainable tourism all serve as an example to the world.

Slovenia is a Convention & Culture Partner of the ITB Berlin 2017. We will refresh our partners and visitors with the beneficial power of thermal and mineral springs and with the architectural impressions of Plečnik's Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016.

I FEEL SLOVENIA stands and exhibitors

Slovenia will be presented as a “Convention & Culture” partner ITB Berlin 2017 from 8 – 12 March:

I FEEL SLOVENIA: main stand, hall 17, stand number: 109

At the destination stand n. 109 in hall 17 you will feel green and refreshed among the healthy waters, award-winning spa resorts and vibrant historical towns of Slovenia. Toast to green life with premium mineral waters of Slovenia! At the water point you can take a sip of special water called Donat Mg with the highest rate of magnesium in the world. You can even meet the famous Ljubljana dragon mascot and take a photo with Jože Plečnik, the famous architect who reshaped Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, or virtually visit some of the most picturesque Slovenian historical towns.

Co-exhibitors of slovenian stand:

Bioterme
Lifeclass hotels & spa
Hoteli Bernardin
Ljubljana castle
Kompas dmc
Ljubljana tourismus
Adria Ankaran hotels & resort
Portorož & Piran
Sava hotels & resorts
Union hotels
M tours bled
Ptuj
Hit alpinea hotels
Rimske terme
Torismus Kranjska Gora
Höhle von Postojna
Maribor – Pohorje
Hotel Park Ljubljana – urban & green
Adria Aiways
Slowenische thermen
Kurort Rogaška Slatina
Intours dmc
Thermana Laško
Julische Alpen
Terme Zreče, wellness – spa resort & Rogla, ski – wander resort
Radisson Blu Plaza hotel Ljubljana
Bohinj eco park
Therme Topolšica
Terme Krka
Terme Olimia

SLOVENIA MAKES YOU GREEN, thematic stand of green destinations and accomodations/providers, hall 4.1., stand number: 105b

Slovenia Green invites you to discover some of the best kept green secrets of SLOVEnia GREEN destinations and accommodations. Feel the love of green minded people who respect their natural and cultural treasures. In SLOVEnia we often say that love goes through the stomach, so taste some of the typical Slovenian gastronomy and beverages. On Saturday and Sunday, you may enjoy the breath-taking show by the acrobatic group Dunking Devils two times a day and by catch the green ball you may win one the special SLOVEnia GREEN prizes and feel the nature in the city. Adventurous spirit is guaranteed. Slovenia makes you green!

Dunking Devils

Saturday, 11th March
13:30 – 14:00
16:30 – 17:00

Sunday, 12th March
14:00 – 14:30
16:45 – 17:15

CULTURE LOUNGE: Plečnik's Ljubljana, hall 16

The stands will welcome you every day between 10 am and 6 pm.

We also invite you to the special events and presentations of Green Slovenia.

 

Programme 

WEDNESDAY, 8 MARCH 2017 

ITB Future Day

11:00 – 11:20, Hall 7.1b, London room

OPENING OF THE CONVENTION PART OF ITB BERLIN 2017

Prof. Dr Roland Conrady, scientific head of the ITB Berlin Convention
Welcome address: Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia

ITB Destination Day 1

13:15 – 14:15, Hall 7.1a, New York 1 room

GREEN PANEL OF SLOVENIA

Slovenia Makes You Green: A country that in 10 years made a giant green transformation and developed a unique model of sustainable tourism
Welcome address: Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia
The story of Green Slovenia: Mag. Maja Pak, Director of the Slovenian Tourist Board
Moderator: Igor E. Bergant, editor and anchor from RTV Slovenia

Panelists:

Prof. Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, climatologist, former Vice-Chair of the Government Forum on Climate Change (IPCC), University of Ljubljana
Matevž Lenarčič, pilot, biologist, alpinist and photographer
Mag. Petra Stušek, Director, Ljubljana Tourism
Dr. Jan Bizjak, agronomist and horticulturist, Garden Village Bled
Jana Apih, Director, GoodPlace sustainable tourism Institute, Slovenia Green Consortium

ITB MICE Day

16:15 – 17:00, Hall 7.1a, New York 3 room

POWER TO THE MEETING

The Slovenian Methodology For Creating Memorable Events With Conventa Case Study
Miha Kovačič, Director, Slovenian Convention Bureau
Gorazd Čad, Director, Toleranca Marketing

 

THURSDAY, 9 MARCH 2017

ITB Experts Forum Wellness

14:35 – 15:05, Hall 7.3a, Berlin 1 room

SLOVENIA A LAND OF HEALING WATERS – THE WELLNESS SUCCESS
Iztok Altbauer, Director, Association of Slovenian Natural Spas

»5. Donausalon«

In cooperation with the Representation of the German Federal State of Baden- Württemberg, during the presentation at ITB Berlin 2017 Slovenia will also be a partner of the »5th Donausalon« within the largest european project in the Danube Region.

19:00, Representation of Baden-Württemberg, Tiergartenstraße 15, Berlin
SLOVENIA AS A PARTNER COUNTRY OF THE »5TH DONAUSALON«
under the aegis of the Danube Regional Project
Welcome address by the High Representative of Baden-Württemberg
Welcome address: Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia

EXPERT PANEL ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN THE DANUBE REGION
Participants: Eva Štravs Podlogar, State Secretary at the Ministry of the Economic Development and Technology and panelists from other Danube region countries

20:00, Representation of Baden-Württemberg, Tiergartenstraße 15, Berlin
SLOVENIAN EVENING - Slovenia Makes You Green

Host of the Evening: Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology

 

FRIDAY, 10 MARCH 2017

ITB CSR Day

12:30 – 13:00, Hall 7.1a, New York 3 room

TALK ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Prof. Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, climatologist, former Vice-Chair of the Government Forum on Climate Change (IPCC), University of Ljubljana
Matevž Lenarčič, pilot, biologist, alpinist and photographer
Moderated by Prof. Dr. Stefan Gössling, sustainability researcher, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Lund University, Sweden

 

More information for media: Press release 6th March

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