- Central Macedonia
- Eastern Macedonia
- Western Macedonia
Old Skopje Bazaar, Porta Macedonia, Stone Bridge and many more sights attracts tourists in Skopje.
Beside city of Stip, the most famous cities in the region are Kumanovo and Strumica. Kumanovo is the third largest city in Macedonia, which was named after the Turkic tribe Cumans who settled in the territory of the city in the period between the XII and XIII century. Stip is also a significant cultural center of Macedonia. Stip it was first mentioned as Astibo in I century.
Strumica is the largest city in eastern Macedonia and it was named after the Strumica River which runs through it.
Western Macedonia is characterized by a particular cultural, linguistic and dialectical and historical characteristics.
Macedonia is one of the European countries whose tourism potential has not been fully uncovered and used. In addition to natural resources, Macedonia is a country with rich cultural and historical heritage.
Macedonia is located in southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. Macedonia borders by Serbia and the disputed region of Kosovo to the north, Albania to the west, Bulgaria to the east and Greece to the south.
Macedonia rising potential creates an increasing interest of clients for realization of their congresses, conferences and seminars at this destination. Macedonia is one of the destinations in Europe which is perfect for congress tourism, having Skopje and Ohrid the two most attractive cities for this purpose, easily reachable from any city in Europe. The services offered in Macedonia for this type of tourism cost only a fraction of what large scale events cost to be organized in the established Western European centers. The rich cultural heritage, peoples hospitality, and the modern hotels and multipurpose business facilities make Macedonia an attractive yet accessible destination for conference tourism.
The city of Skopje and Ohrid Lake are ideal locations for seminars, conventions, conferences and other events in Macedonia.
Largest congress capacity
Skopje Fair / Skopje, Macedonia / Number of conference rooms: 4 / The capacity of the biggest conference room: 2,346 seats
The total accommodation capacities per hotel category (5, 4, 3 and 2 stars) for this destinations are shown in the following table:
International congresses and conferences
2nd Congress of the Macedonian Orthodontic Society, 2012, Skopje (200 delegates)
5th Conference on Water, Climate and Enviroment - BALWOIS 2012, Ohrid
7th Conference of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Enviroment systems - SDEWES 2012, Ohrid
3th International Tourism Fair, 25th -27th April 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
10th International Fair of Construction, Buildings Materials and Construction Mechanization, 5th - 9th March 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
25th International Book Fair, 9th - 15th March 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
3th International Wine Fest, 15th -17th May 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
39th International Fair of Metallurgy, Electronics, Energy, Non-Materials and Constructions - TEHNOMA, 15th - 19th October 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
11th International Trade Fair of Finance and Business Opportunities- FINEXPO, 4th - 5th December 2013, Skopski saem, Skopje
ICCA statistics report
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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