Why should attend BIH Travel and Tourism Forum

What to Expect from Event

Reinventing Experiences

Great days spent at the Forum doing business, always good to meet exhibitors and secure new ideas, future corporations as well as existing relationships. Source new attractions, venues, suppliers and destinations .Perfect place for seeing everyone in the one place.

Inspiring Keynotes

Stay tuned to hear who's going to be hitting our keynote stage! Keep up-to- date with industry trends at the keynote seminars, featuring big name speakers.

Learning Sessions

Great days to present solutions, innovations, travelling opportunities, and adventurous places in exhibition stands and speaker panels . There is a lot to learn, discover and achieve with our inspirational speakers exhibitors and experienced executives.

B2B Meetings

Gives a chance to meet tourism industry professionals, CEOs, C level people, potential and existing clients and make new partnerships in the B2B meeting zone and private rooms. Network with hundreds of travel and tourism industry professionals

Revolutionizing the world BIH Travel and Tourism Forum

Speakers

Adam Konieczny

Development Director, Eastern Europe Louvre Hotels Group

Dr Ray F. IUNIUS

Director, Business Development -LHC Worldwide

Henning Krippendorff

COO of Rosslyn Hotels Group, President Skal International

RJ Friedlander

Founder & CEO of ReviewPro

Sead Krupalija

Founder and General Manager of BH Passport

Jakub Klimczak

Business Development Manager at STR

Michael Vastardis

C.E.O. Hospitality-Xperts - Founder Villas n Homes

Richard Lewis

Partnerships Director – what3words

Farid Abdullayev

Managing Director , Feronia Capital

Yasin Zahidov

General Manager , MY WORLD TRAVEL GROUPS

Mritunjaya Chandra Mohan

Regional Travel Manager, Global Business Travel Association

Abas Sayilov

Group Sales Manager , Тurkish Department -Florian Travel

ENIS AVDIĆ

Executive Director, Sarajevo Navigator

Bart Juszczak

Leisure & Business travel technology executive

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Schedule

Sarajevo , November 13-14, 2018

9:00-9:30 - 10:00AM

Registration and World B2B Events Organizer Welcome

Registration finishes up at 9:30

Opening Remarks from Organizer and Infinity Sponsor

10:00 - 11:15 AM

World Travel Leaders Speak - BIH Markets - What possible advancements could be obtained by 2020

  • How destinations, airlines, hotels ,travel agencies and authorized bodies can work together to attract more business in Bosnia &Herzegovina and nearby countries.
  • How do we engage travellers and holidaymakers?
  • Branding Strategies and Destinations Positioning,Opportunities and
    Challenges for Tourist Destination
  • How big is The Risk of tourism services purchasing for BIH?
  • Opportunities of BIH, EMEA for “Sustainable,” “Eco,” and “Green” Tourism

11:15 - 11:45PM

Morning Networking Coffee Break

Business networking platform in friendly enviroment, B2B meetings 

11:45 - 13:00PM

Indicators of Sustainable Development for Tourism Destinations

  • What is your biggest experience of “culture shock” against another country Tourist?
  •  Important values which make tourists visit the countries again.  
  • Common current problems appering in the  tourism industry particuclar to the region and solutions to prevent
  • Advancments in services , destinations and accomodations

13:00 - 14:30PM

Networking Lunch Break

Good way of interacting with tourism industry leaders in a relaxing environment. Exchanging  perspectives and visions on best practices and build up new contacts 

14:30 - 15:45 PM

From Digital Strategy to Airline Strategy in a Digital World

  • How strategies of airlines changed and what are the impacts to regional airports ?
  • How digital trends in retail contribute regional airports development?
  • How can airlines compete more effectively ?
  • How safe and healthy are the airlines`s industry  today ? 

15:45- 16:15PM

Networking Coffee Break

Business networking platform in friendly enviroment, B2B meetings 

16:15- 17:30PM

The Customer at The Heart of Your Strategy: The Role of Industry Partnerships to Ensure You Provide the Complete Customer Experience

  • How to balance passangers` growth with the costumer experience?
  • Learn how tours & activities are core of guest experience
  • What is the impact of a changing device and data landscape on product and partnerships?
  • What is the role of the agency model in the current climate and what kind of partnerships does that involve? What is the role of the agent in providing this complete customer experience?

18:00 PM

Networking Dinner

Private dinner special to sponsors , decision makers and government executives to discuss partnerships ,taste  BIH`s cuisine.

Sarajevo , November 13-14, 2018

09:00 - 10:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Good way of interacting with tourism industry leaders in a relaxing environment. Exchanging  perspectives and visions on best practices and build up new contacts 

 

 

10:00-11:15 AM

Influence of Market Performance in the Hotel Industry

  • How does market performance influence development of hotels , sanatories and resorts?
  • How important is hardware and software interface in hotel sofware ?
  • Which strategies work best for the hotel owners in Eastern Europe either Management contract, franchise or leasing?
  • How difficult is maintaining food safety for hotels and restaurants ?
  • How healthy are hotel amenities and appliances 

 

11:15-11:45 AM

Morning Networking Coffee Break

Business networking platform in friendly enviroment, B2B meetings 

11:45 - 13:00PM

Travel Trends On The Future of The Tourism Business

  • How new IT technologies are changing the distribution of tourism products
  • What are the influences of customer communities on the popularity of a tourism product or company
  • How to use internal corporate community to respond proactively to changes on the market

13:00 - 14:30PM

Lunch Break

Good way of interacting with tourism industry leaders in a relaxing environment. Exchanging  perspectives and visions on best practices and build up new contacts 

14:30 - 15:45AM

Online Travel Industry & The Next Big Battle in Online Travel

  • How online tourism has successfully emerged as a platform that enables direct bookings, electronic payments, Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer(B2C) trading among product marketers, travel agents, resellers and customers.

  • What changes and impacts has online tourism caused in Travel industry ?

  • How does Online Tourism help to lower pricing ?

15:45- 16:15PM

Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

Business networking platform in friendly enviroment, B2B meetings 

16:15- 17:30PM

Closing Key notes and B2B Meetings

World B2B Events Organizer team will arrange B2B meetings at stands and B2B meeting hall. 

18:00 PM

Gala Night Dinner

Great opportunity to interact with market leaders in a relaxing environment.Exchange perspectives on best practices and build up new contacts

BIH Travel and Tourism Forum underwritten by the generosity of our amazing sponsors

Sponsorship

About Sponsorship

A wide range of travel companies attend BIH Travel and Tourism Forum ,including large and SME tour operators, TMCs, retail agents and the wider travel community. Opportunities BIH Travel and Tourism Forum provides you with the unique opportunity to raise your profile, increase your brand recognition and network with travel industry professionals. Options for involvement include sponsorships, speaking opportunities, exhibition and branding opportunities.

Platinum Sponsor

  • Welcome speech
  • Co-Hosting opening ceremony
  • Moderating second session of panel
  • Speaker opportunity first day 2 times First session (30 minutes+15) minutes)and second day first session(30 MINUTES)
  • Exhibition stand in the middle (double size)
  • Printing stand design and install the booth before event
  • Printing 4 roll ups and stand cloth
  • 15 B2B meetings at the stand with requested participants
  • Scanned business cards of all participants
  • 15 One on One business meetings with selected delegates in B2B meeting zone
  • 2 days of access to all event platForums
  • Hosting logo in Event Banner ,Bags and Badges
  • Hosting logo in event website and email signature
  • Promoting company participation in local and foreign media

Silver Sponsor

  • Exhibition stand in entrance (regular size)
  • Printing stand design and install the booth before event
  • Printing 3 roll ups and stand cloth
  • Speaker opportunity first day (20 minutes)and second day(15)
  • 10 B2B meetings at the stand with requested participants
  • 5 delegates‘passes(more delegates are optional)
  • Scanned business cards of all participants
  • 8 One on One business meetings with selected delegates in B2B meeting zone
  • 2 days of access to all event platForums
  • Hosting logo in Event Banner ,Bags and Badges
  • Hosting logo in event website
  • Promoting company participation in local and foreign media

Exhibition stand

  • Exhibition stand(regular size)
  • Printing stand cloth and install the booth before event
  • 5 B2B meetings at the stand with requested participants
  • 2 delegates‘passes(more delegates are optional)
  • Scanned business cards of all participants
  • One on One business meetings with selected delegates in B2B meeting zone
  • 2 days of access to all event platForums
  • Hosting logo in Event Banner

Where to find us

Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo

Hotel Hills Sarajevo Congress & Thermal spa resort is a part of the Thermal Riviera Ilidža and boasts a large complex of indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The property is 2 km from Sarajevo Airport and offers several restaurants, bars and an expansive kids club and adrenaline park for both children and adults. Free WiFi access is provided throughout the hotel. All the rooms and suites are modernly furnished and spacious, each one featuring a private balcony. Amenities include air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV and a mini bar. Fitted with either a bath or a shower, each bathroom also provides a bidet, free toiletries, slippers and a hair dryer. For dining options, you can choose between several restaurants that serve traditional Bosnian specialities, as well as international dishes. The swimming pool area has its own dedicated restaurant, there is another one at the adrenaline park, and the rooftop restaurant that overlooks the Ilidža area. Aside from the swimming pools, the thermal complex includes a spa centre with saunas, hot tubs, massage rooms and a fitness centre. Activities such as table tennis and billiards, as well as water sports, can be enjoyed on site. Central Sarajevo is 10 km away. Free private parking is available on site. 
 

Address:

Butmirska cesta 18, Ilidža 71210, Bosnia & Herzegovina

 

Email:

info@worldb2bevents.com

 

Phone:

+994 12 511 21 18

+994 70 245 02 45

+387 66 793 227

Transport

bhpassport.ba is there to assist you with your transport and visa issues

Hotels

bhpassport.ba is there to assist you with your accomodation

Food

Gala Dinner will make friendly atmosphere to taste Bosnian food and make new partnerships

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