Celje, 12th and 13th September

Innovative Sales & Marketing
and Distribution Channels

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ABOUT

A unique business event with distinguished guests and speakers. Learn about the latest trends and innovative ways in sales, marketing and distribution. Globally successful entrepreneurs will share their own business concepts and methods for accessing new customers, enhancing brand image and increasing distribution channel efficiency.

Seize the opportunity of expanding you horizons with new ideas and business contacts.

The Business Forum will be held during the 50th International Trade and Business Fair in Celje, offering a perfect opportunity for visiting the major trade fair in this region.

SPEAKERS

CEO/Owner of ProfileMedia AG (Switzerland)

An experienced top executive with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in content and inbound marketing, business planning, entrepreneurship, customer relationship management (CRM), and corporate communications.

The company’s owner and CEO with over 20 years of experience in online business. A marketing visionary and trendsetter.

Chief Human Resources Officer at Rimac Automobili

Aco Momčilović is responsible for a strategic organisation of human resources, including the responsibility for staff members and the budget, and for achieving strategic HR objectives. Being a partner of the management board, as well as of the respective departments in all personnel processes, Momčilović acts as consultant and active support in personnel change processes and personnel projects.

Head of Regional Supply Chain Management CEEMEA at Novartis

As head of the leading Sandoz regional supply chain management team for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA region, 50+ markets), Tukarić works together with market organisations and manufacturing sites to improve the effectiveness of the company’s supply chain, his focus being the improvement of end-to-end supply chain planning.

Sales and marketing Manager at Špica International

Rob has been with Špica International for 8 years and is responsible for international markets within the company, managing the their sales and marketing activities through a range of international channels. His role includes managing the international sales team and identifying and recruiting new channel partners, as well as overseeing product sales and key accounts. Rob is an experienced engineer and salesman, having worked for a number of leading technology companies over the years, and is able to bring this to bear within the company's product development. He has a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester.

General Manager and founder of Pipistrel

One of the most successful managers in the region and a global trendsetter in ultralight aircraft development, Boscarol is also a six-time national champion in flying light aircraft, two-time winner of the Athlete of the Year title in the category Ultralight Aircraft awarded by the Aeronautical Association of Slovenia, holder of two national speed records, winner of the first national championship in powered hang glider flying, as well as organiser of numerous air shows and competitions.

Chief Executive Officer at Quadrofoil

Marjan Rožman is an engineer and an experienced entrepreneur. In recent years, he has been the managing director of a very successful and innovative company with serious global potential.

Managing Partner in Foresight Factory and Founding Member of IEX360 Consortium

Jandriček is an expert in the field of management and consulting. Relying on his substantial experience in the production and services industries, Jandriček helps companies transition to ecosystem economy and understand the future trends based on data and creative analysis. His areas of expertise range from company restructuring, strategic planning and competitive intelligence to funding strategies, export and international trade strategies, feasibility studies, government funding, marketing strategies (including research, branding and product development).
He is also developing social impact projects and sustainable investments.

Entrepreneur

Klanšek is one of the most successful young Slovenian entrepreneurs, who has established several successful companies and a foundation, including:

Easy4Busy – all natural smoothies
Slovenia4You – a foundation connecting Slovenians around the world
FlyKly – smart tools for urban commuting
BIZME – start-up advising and funding

FlyKly was one of the first electric bicycle companies present in over 60 countries.

SPECIAL GUEST

Angela Go Entrepreneur, innovation expert, public speaker and pitch coach. Angela is a founding member of the IEX360 Consortium

Angela is a successful intrapreneur, entrepreneur, innovation expert, public speaker and pitch coach & trainer. She was one of the co-founders of a successful start-up incubator at Nestle, which has induced a cultural transformation towards intrapreneurship and innovation. Gartner Research praised it being a ‘prime example of successful bimodal innovation in large corporates’ in a full article coverage on 2016. In the past years, she led and was part of many innovation projects, ranging from digital solutions, IoT systems, technology explorations, to new retail models and food products. She owns and co-founded ‘The Ultimate Pitch’, a training and coaching company that helps entrepreneurs craft a successful investor’s pitch.

PROGRAMME

Tuesday, 12th September 2017

Location: CELJE REGIONAL MUSEUM

WELCOMING OF THE GUESTS

by the mayor of the City Municipality of Celje

JOINT TOUR OF THE CELJE REGIONAL MUSEUM

accompanied by a short cultural programme

PRESENTATION OF IEX 360 (International Business Ecosystem)

by Damir Jandriček, Managing Partner in Foresight Factory and Founding Member of IEX360 Consortium

EVENING RECEPTION AND BUSINESS MEETING

(a banquet with presentations of successful international business stories in the region)

Round-table:
The Future of Mobility through the Eyes of Successful Entrepreneurs
Guests:
Ivo Boscarol (Pipistrel)
Marjan Rožman (Quadrofoil)
Niko Klanšek (a visionary and entrepreneur)
Aco Momčilović (Rimac Automobili)

Wednesday, 13th September 2017

Location: CELJE FAIR

GREETING RECEPTION AT CELJE FAIR

MAIN TOPIC: INNOVATIVE SALES & MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS

Adress by Angela Go, entrepreneur, innovation expert, public speaker and pitch coach, founding member of the IEX360 Consortium

MARKETING PANEL

Inbound Marketing - A New Marketing Approach That Every Company Can Afford

by Roger Meili, CEO/owner of ProfileMedia AG (Switzerland)

SALES PANEL

Innovative Sales Channels in an International Environment

by Rob Howland, Sales and marketing Manager at Špica International

Coffee break

PRESENTATION OF DATAFY.IT - lead generation provider, skyrocketing your sales

Datafy.it

A search engine for business contacts

DISTRIBUTION PANEL

Distribution in the Global Network (a Global Company’s Perspective)

by Miroslav Tukarić, Head of Regional Supply Chain Management (CEEMEA) at Novartis

LUNCH AND TIME OFF FOR NETWORKING AND SOCIALISING

B2B SESSION

JOINT TOUR OF THE FAIR

Organised tour of the 50th International Trade and Business Fair in the company of invited representatives of forum organisers, as well as local and regional economists

CLOSING CEREMONY

SIGHTSEEING AROUND THE CITY OF CELJE

(optional)

REGISTRATION

Registration is closed.

 

VENUES

CELJE REGIONAL MUSEUM
Prešernova ulica 17, 3000 Celje, Slovenia
City centre

 

CELJE FAIR
Dečkova cesta 1, 3000 Celje, Slovenia
HALL B3, 2nd floor

 

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