At the end of September 2014, the GR-Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre will host the annual ABTA convention
. The largest British tourist association (Association of British Travel Agents
) and second largest association of this kind in the world consists of over 1200 companies with approximately 5000 branches of tourist agencies and around 900 travel organizers. ABTA organizes its main event, generally one of the biggest annual events of British tourist industry, every year in one of tourist destinations. According to first forecasts, Ljubljana will host 500 to 1200 executives from various areas of British tourism, plus 25 journalists from leading professional and general tourist media in Great Britain before, during and after the event. The main Slovenian partners in the organization of ABTA Convention 2014 are Sector for Tourism SPIRIT Slovenia and Tourism Ljubljana.