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28. 11. 2016

The 47th Nature – Health Fair attracted more visitors than the previous years

From the 24th to the 27th of November, 25,000 people visited 47th Nature – Health Fair where 346 companies from 25 countries presented their offer ...
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23. 11. 2016

Yesterday and today the 7th European Alcohol Policy Conference

The guests at the 7th European Alcohol Policy Conference were addressed by the Slovenian Minister of Health Mrs. Milojka Kolar Celarc, who, among other, said: »…
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15. 11. 2016

The Consumer Electronics Fair at GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre

The Fair COMPTECH is here again! This weekend you shouldn't miss the rich offer of consumer electronics, informatics, photography, HI-FI equipment, amateur radio, technnology, multimedia, robotics, modelism, telephony and other similar fields.
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12. 10. 2016

October is here and Vino Ljubljana as well!

October is truly wine coloured month in Ljubljana, specifically at GR -Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre. Tonight at the ceremony Vino Ljubljana we will announce the reworded wines of the 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana. The competition is known as one of the oldest in the world. The event which was held in Ljubljana in June 2016 welcomed over 40 tasters from 14 countries with 412 samples from 21 countries. This year, the world wine champions are coming from Macedonia, Slovakia and Slovenia.
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23. 9. 2016

Busy autumn for GR– Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre

In the following weeks, GR, the leading venue for organizing events in Slovenia, will be hosting three large international congresses and four large corpo events. From 25th to 28th September 2016 GR will host EUROGEO – 6th European geosynthetics congress that will bring together around 400 participants from 43 countries and large exhibition of 76 exhibitors from the field of civil engineering and geotechnology. Another large congress in 2016 not just for the GR, but also for Ljubljana will be from 29th September to 2nd October, the 34th FIMS – International Federation of Sports Medicine Congress, expecting over 500 delegates from medicine and sport field. And yet another international medical event from 6th to 9th October will be held at GR- the NMDPD – 11th international congress on non-motor dysfunctions in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders with 500 delegates. The NMDPD congress was brought to Ljubljana by Kenes International, GR’s old partner from the meetings industry.
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22. 9. 2016

"All can be a challenge"

From 20th until 21st September 2016, GR-Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre hosted 11th Slovenian Innovation Forum with this year slogan “All can be a challenge”. The event, organized by Public Agency SPIRIT Slovenia with financial support of the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology traditionally hosted mayor innovations in Slovenia and innovators. A diverse two-day entrepreneurial and innovation conference program included the presentation of this year 40 top innovation companies and their innovations that were placed on the list of candidates for national awards. A gold award for innovation among others was received by M Sora for passive timber window from thermally modified spruce. M Sora Company is the exhibitor of the Home Fair at GR. Congratulations!
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7. 9. 2016

'Lego Planet' Exhibition in early December

Only the best is good enough, as the Danish world-renowned toy factory Lego puts it. They believe that through play, children develop imagination, which is a motivator for ideas and creative expression. We, too, believe in learning and development through play. Any we are sure that you believe that, too. This is why, together with 'Kocke club' we prepare the exhibition of Lego creations, workshops and competition expanding over 1000 and more square metres of exhibition space. The beginning of December is perfect time for fun, creative play and for seeing breathtaking creations. Visit the Lego Planet at the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre from 1 to 4 December, and bring your friends, too!
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4. 8. 2016

The Come-Back of ‘Auto Salon’ at the GR

From 24 March to 2 April 2017, the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre will, after many years, again sparkle with the latest trends in car industry. A glamorous parade of passenger cars will expand on 15,000 square metres of exhibition space. Organizers, the Passenger Motor Vehicles Section at the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia and the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, expect about 100,000 visitors. ‘The main purpose of Auto Salon is to show as many visitors and potential customers as possible a wide range of new cars we market, and in this way to communicate the wider public a very positive message that the most difficult period of economic recession is over,’ Marjan Murn, the president of the section, told media representatives.
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20. 6. 2016

Slovenian wines again among the best

At the 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana, organized by the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, over 40 tasters from 14 countries chose the most excellent among 412 samples from 21 countries. Once again, Slovenian wines ranked among the best, and Guido Baldeschi, the representative of OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine), remarked, “Each year, Slovenian wines increasingly confirm that they are the protagonists of the entire world wine scenario. I strongly recommend all wine lovers to visit this beautiful country and taste its excellent wines!” This year, the world champions are coming from Macedonia, Slowakei and Slovenia. Sincere congratulations to all of them! Awarded wines 2016
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8. 6. 2016

The 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana held this month

From 17 to 19 June, the 58th International Wine Competition – Vino Ljubljana will be held at the Ljubljana Castle. This year, they expect about 400 samples from more than 20 countries, which will be evaluated by 40 tasters from Japan, Italy, Macedonia, Germany, Canada, Montenegro, Austria, Czech Republic, Luxemburg, Argentina, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, and Slovenia from Friday till Sunday. Since 1987, Ljubljana is a city of vine and wine. The international organization for vine and wine from Paris (OIV) granted this title to Ljubljana due to its thousand-year wine tradition as well as to the oldest wine evaluation in the world, Vino Ljubljana, which has been organized by the GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre since 1955.
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