COVID-19 INFORMATION

The venue; Cankarjev Dom Cultural Centre and the organisers of Conventa Crossover; Toleranca Marketing have both received the Safe & Healthy Meetings certification from the Slovenian Convention Bureau, ensuring health and safety will be on an extremely high level. For all the latest information about the coronavirus situation in Slovenia, visit the links below.

CROSSOVER IS GOING HYBRID

In light of the current situation, Conventa Crossover 2020 will be taking place in hybrid form.

TOPICS IN 2020

This year, Conventa Crossover will be all about finding solutions for the survival of our industry.

SPEAKERS IN 2020

Internationally acclaimed experts from the field of event organisation, marketing. meeting design and more.

CONVENTA BEST EVENT AWARD

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Conventa Crossover draws attention to excellence in the meetings industry with an award for the best event in New Europe. The intention is to award those events that are not only innovative and creative, but also effective – those that achieve, or even exceed, their long-term communication, marketing, and business aims.

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Why Attend Crossover

The best events of Europe

The most creative, innovative and also effective events will be competing for the Conventa Best Event Award.

International expert speakers

This year, international and domestic experts will guide you through exciting lectures, panel discussions and many more surprises.

Educational workshops

Practical workshops, PechaKucha presentations and elevator pitches with some of the brightest minds in the event world.

Networking and fun

Crossover is a place where creative heads meet. It is an excellent opportunity to network in the company of great food and some good old rock'n'roll.

The event's idea and design are dedicated to all formats of live marketing – marketing, triggering emotional interactions between brands and buyers, and between ideas and meetings attendees. Representatives of the best event organising and live marketing agencies from all over Europe will share their experiences and suggestions all the way from event organising to guerilla and sensory marketing.

NUMBERS IN 2019

20
Expert Speakers
10
Crazy Event Formats
35
Best Event Entries
150
International Attendees

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THE CENTRE STAGE FOR LEADING EXPERTS IN LIVE MARKETING AND EVENT ORGANISATION

THE STORYTELLERS 2020

Barbara Neuhofer

Head of Experience Design at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Barbara Neuhofer is a Professor and Head of Experience Design at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria. She is the co-founder of the Experience Design Summit, a transformative experience event. As an educator, speaker and experience designer, Barbara researches, writes, and speaks about experience design as a philosophy, mindset and toolset to guide human experiences and transformations across the physical and digital realms. Barbara is widely published and has shared her work at over 60 conferences and industry events around the globe.

Jens Oliver Mayer

Managing Director of Jack Morton Worldwide

Jens Mayer has built his career helping brands build strong relationships with the people that matter most to them, through live and digital marketing. He leads Jack Morton Worldwide’s (JMW) offices for the German-speaking market and has more than 20 years of experience in the brand experience industry.

Martina Merslavič

CEO of Sistem 2

Martina Merslavič believes everyone has the ability and the responsibility to raise the communication standards. She helps organizations and individuals speak outside of their comfort zone and go to next level when it comes to conveying their messages concisely, effectively and with confidence. Martina loves to share her 360-degree know-how of communications with her clients. As the founder of her own communication consultancy Martina got to know the communication industry from sales and entrepreneurial perspective.

Zsófia Dobos

Co-founder and managing partner of Bo Live

Zsófia is an experienced creative event professional working in the industry for over 20 years. She is the co-owner and managing partner of Bo Live Branding Agency since 2006. She still strongly believes in the power of live events. Therefore she kept her company busy with some projects supporting different communities together with their corporate partners during these challenging times.

Stephanie Dubois

Event Director at SAPPHIRE NOW

Stephanie Dubois is the Program Director for SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP’s flagship event and a reference in the event industry. SAPPHIRE NOW is a multi-layered, cross industry, cross LoB event, and a 3-day celebration of business and technology. Stephanie Dubois took over the management of the event in September 2018.

Matthias Schultze

Managing Director of the German Convention Bureau

Matthias is passionate about driving change and innovation, focusing on future proofing meetings and events as vital platforms for knowledge exchange. With a degree in business administration, he started out in hotel and congress management at Hilton International in Germany and has now almost 20 years of management experience. In 2010, he took up his current role as managing director of the GCB German Convention Bureau.

CROSSOVER 2019

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The venue

KLUB CD, CANKARJEV DOM, LJUBLJANA, 27 August 2020

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Cankarjev Dom is a Slovenian institution, which as a cultural and congress centre presents, produces, co-produces, organises and provides cultural and artistic, congress and other events, state ceremonies, exhibitions and festivals.

Address: Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubjana

WHERE TO STAY?

Organisers have made preliminary reservations of the rooms in hotels close to the venue.

Deadline for reservation is 31 July 2020. After this date we cannot guarantee the availability and the prices.

All prices include breakfast and V.A.T. Tourist tax (3,13 EUR / day) is not included in the prices.

CITY HOTEL

Dalmatinova 15, Ljubljana (10-minute walk to CD-Congress Centre)

  • Standard Double - Single Use:
    79 EUR / night
  • Standard Double:
    135 EUR / night

HOTEL SLON

Slovenska cesta 34, Ljubljana (5-minute walk to CD-Congress Centre)

  • Double / Twin room Single use:
    89 EUR / night
  • Double / Twin room:
    99 EUR / night