Exceptional lecturers and top program at the largest regional conference in Central Rovinj.
A crowd of domestic and foreign famous personalities from various fields and industries, such as media, public relations, IT, music, business and innovation, will once again enrich the exciting atmosphere of Media Weekend Festival, the largest regional conference. Thus, the Jubilee Weekend 15 from September 22-25 under the slogan #SAMOPRIDI at the headquarters of the old tobacco factory in Rovinj will host, among others, Yossi Melman, the largest expert on international security, economist Vuk Vukovic and the youngest TED spokesperson Ghodaja Wali.
Lots of interesting lecturers and their stories
The creative, advertising and media gathering through more than 35 lectures, discussions and dialogue sessions will offer curious visitors new experiences and knowledge, mainly thanks to the distinguished careers and achievements of the lecturers this year. What secrets does the dark world of espionage hide and what does it mean to worry about international security, the most respected Israeli journalist and media personality Yossi Melmanwhich will be with Igor Barghiti, spoke to the editor-in-chief of the weekly Express Express in an interview titled “What can we learn from the Mossad?” Thus opened the weekend program.
Nikola Diskovicfounder of AutoScout 24, the first online used car promotion and advertising company, will talk about the key steps to effectively starting a business and successfully navigating the entrepreneurial waters, while Alan Sominafounder and director of Nanobit – a Croatian video game development company from Zagreb, introduced the importance and impact of mobile games.
Current economic trends will be discussed Vuk VukovicWho will talk about the hot autumn and recession that awaits us in 2023, why WEB 3.0 is a digital turning point, and will tell us Filip DragoslavicCo-founder of Solrise, a blockchain company. They will also cooperate Nikola SkoricCEO of ElectroCoin, whose mission is to make buying and selling cryptocurrency simple, fast and legal, and Ida PandorGeneral Manager of NEAR Balkans Hub.
The winners of the Local Food Technology Startup Competition will be announced
One of the most exciting stories of Weekend.15 will definitely be the conversation between Nikola Pavicic From Infobip and by Michael Selden From Fineless Foods, one of the world’s most interesting food technology startups. As part of Weekend 15, the winners of the local food technology startup competition organized by Infobip, Maistra and Pepermint, which began in May at the Weekend Food Festival, will be announced.
The festival is also held under the auspices of the weekend this year Golden Drama, which rewards the best ideas, the most successful creative teams and skilled individuals who have effectively implemented innovative ideas and thus left their mark in the advertising industry, and the main theme of this year’s festival is Rebuilding Connectivity. On this occasion, the public will have the opportunity to meet Ghado Wali, the youngest TED speaker representing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA and surrounding countries), and the first Arab designer to speak at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. They will also perform in Rovinj Fabio Seideldirector of global creative development at Meta, responsible for global campaigns for reputable brands such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Quest, and Jason RomekoGlobal Creative Executive and Commercial Partner of Serviceplan International, which was named Independent Network of the Year at Cannes 2022.
Rich entertainment program
In addition to top speakers and excellent educational content, the Weekend Media Festival is also known for its rich entertainment program, which this year will not be lacking either. Thus, at the largest regional conference, the largest regional star at the moment – Konstrakt, accompanied by the Zemlja Gruva troupe, will perform.
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