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The GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre is a leading convention venue in Slovenia. It is situated in the city centre. It was established in 1954, and first exhibitions opened one year later. With its more than half-a-century tradition, it is an ideal venue for busy fairs, remarkable conventions and other entertaining, cultural and educative events. In recent years it has become an excellent place for contemporary interactive and educational worldwide exhibitions, such as Da Vinci - The Genius (2013), Brain: The Inside Story (2014) and 1001 Invention (2015). It is easily accessible: only a few minutes away from the main railway and bus station, with a city bus stop in front of the main entrance, and 2500 parking spaces in close vicinity it attracts 500,000 visitors per year.

Our advantages

  • We organize and carry out all types of business events on a turnkey basis (congresses, seminars, various workshops, concerts and other entertainment and cultural events).
  • Approximately 3,000 parking spaces and hotels with a total capacity of over 2,500 beds are available in our immediate surroundings.
  • We are the largest and the central multifunctional events centre in the centre of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana.
  • Our operations are based on a transparent and flexible price policy.
  • We adapt to the wishes of our clients and, in cooperation with them, offer new, interesting and comprehensive events.
  • To ensure that we provide event organizers with the highest quality services, we continuously inspect our own work at all stages of events organisation through internal questionnaires.
  • Partnership with international PCO DEKON Group - since May 2017 DEKON.SI has been established with their office in Ljubljana, at GR

Our vision and mission

Our vision:The GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre will be the leading fairground for organizing fairs as well as other events in South-East Europe.

Our values:Ambition, innovation, knowledge, collaboration.

Our mission: Organization of various events where exhibitors and visitors meet and creatively cooperate.

At the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre we pay attention to environmental aspects of our activities, bearing in mind sustainable development and responsibility for the environment. We select 18 types of waste and with a network of users return them as raw materials. We use little energy and water. There is drinking water in all our halls - our guests can quench their thirst at many drinking fountains.

We act according to the rules of fair trade and respect of human rights, offering our employees as well as contractors equal opportunities. We advocate clear principles of transparent business activities with all contracts to prevent (non)financial free-riding.

Led by CEO Iztok Bricl, MSc, the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre has 33 employees.