The third Croatian meetings industry trade show MEETEX 2021 will be held virtually from 16 to 18 March.
Although quite new as a project, MEETEX has after only two editions already become the flagship event of the Meetings Industry in Croatia, and these challenging times came to change the course of events also at this fair. Due to the global COVID-19 crisis, in March 2021 MEETEX will not be held physically, however they have planned an innovative program, setting a platform for meeting professionals Worldwide to be inspired by fascinating destinations, to interact with colleagues and to meet new ones, to exchange ideas and to prepare yourself for the Industry of Tomorrow!
2021 might just as well be the most important year in this decade in terms of preparation to returning to normality, and let's show how crisis can also mean new opportunities! An year to be open minded, creative and positive…. as every Meeting Professional should be! Therefore, this virtual MEETEX 2021 will be planned in two parts.
The first part of the trade show will be held in a virtual format and will consist of one-to-one meetings, as well as additional educational and corresponding content. The working part of the event, called “MEETEX 2021 Working Week” will last all week, from 15 March in the morning to 19 March in the evening. During five days, the participants will be able to arrange mutual meetings 24/7. In this way, suppliers and buyers will be given complete flexibility to choose the time of meetings that suits them best.
During the official part of the show, from 16 to 18 March, some slots are planned for an additional program prepared by the organizers, intended for educational and promotional activities. This includes cutting edge presentations by meetings industry experts, inspirational promotional films, panels, daily interactive Q&A sessions with lecturers and industry professionals, virtual walks through the suppliers’ exhibition areas, direct reports from destinations and messages by sponsors. In order to better prepare participants for the meetings, a detailed schedule of these blocks will be published before the opening of the meeting schedule platform.
According to the organizers, the third edition of the Croatian meetings industry trade show MEETEX will bring together approximately 60 international buyers whose pre-selection is done by six specialized international agencies. Also, 10 to 20 Croatian hosted buyers are expected, both corporate and associations, as well as 70 domestic suppliers.
More information for suppliers and hosted buyers, as well as prices and registration form, are available at www.meetex.eu.
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