Ljubljana, an attractive capital for outstanding meetings

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Ljubljana is a compact capital with a population of about 285,000, characterized by a dynamic history and heritage, rich cultural, artistic and tourist facilities and a relaxed atmosphere. It develops with a clear vision and high environmental awareness, the result of which are various projects dealing with aspects of sustainable development. Ljubljana has received for its efforts in sustainability numerous prestigious international awards, among which surpasses the title of Green Capital of Europe 2016.

Business visitors are most often impressed by the hospitality of the local population, multilingualism and a sense of security. It is also considered a logistically extremely manageable destination, with the vast majority of conference and special venues, hotel accommodation and tourist attractions in the immediate vicinity of the city centre, which means that transfers are usually unnecessary.

Conference facilities

At the national level, Ljubljana offers the highest quality of conference facilities for the organisation of various meetings and events. It is the leading destination by the number of international congress and business events in Slovenia. Ljubljana boasts with two highly flexible convention centres, the CD Congress Centre Ljubljana and GR Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, which offer dozens of multi-purpose halls and function conference rooms, state-of-the-art technical equipment and have a maximum plenary capacity of 2,200 delegates each.

Various special venues are available near the city centre for all types of events, from the more classical and elegant atriums of galleries and museums to more alternative or even completely unusual and innovative venues such as former, abandoned factories or theatres.

Accommodation facilities

Ljubljana offers a wide range of accommodation of all categories and types, currently comprising around 2,800 hotel rooms. Additional units are available in boarding houses, apartments, youth hostels and boarding schools and private rooms. Along with these various accommodation types, there are currently around 9,700 beds available in Ljubljana. All major hotels and most other facilities have been extensively renovated or rebuilt in the last decade. Many are located in the city centre and are within 3 km of the Old Town, major institutions and venues.

Support from the Ljubljana Convention Bureau

The Ljubljana Convention Bureau is a source of neutral and professional information on conference facilities, service providers, incentive and team building programs and general tourist activities in the wider Ljubljana area. Its main tasks are the international promotion and marketing of the Slovenian capital as attractive destinations for organizing various international scientific, professional or entrepreneurial meetings, providing support and strategic direction in the development of business tourism products and connecting local partners.

With extensive knowledge of conference facilities, service providers as well as Ljubljana’s general tourist offer, Ljubljana Convention Bureau supports you in all stages of the organization of the event:

o Expert advice and guidance in selecting the best venues and service providers

o Assistance in the creation of the bid proposal

o Site inspections of the city’s conference facilities during the destination selection phase

o Marketing support prior to and during the Congress

More information on the Ljubljana Convention Destination:
www.meetinljubljana.com

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Contacts of the Convention Bureau:

Ljubljana Convention Bureau

Jan Oršič
+385 1 306 44 51,
+385 31 810 265
jan.orsic@visitljubljana.si
www.visitljubljana.com

Tatjana Radovič
+385 1 306 45 84,
+385 91 977 730
tatjana.radovic@visitljubljana.si
www.visitljubljana.com

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