- Belgrade Region
- Eastern Serbia
- Kosovo and Metohija
- Southern Serbia
- Western Serbia
Its territory is divided into 17 urban municipalities.
City of Belgrade represents the center of this region, whose traces of settlement dates back to the Middle Neolithic.
By the written dates, Belgrade was first mentioned in 878. From that day until today, Belgrade has grown into a metropolis, which also offers numerous cultural - historical content.
The first settlements in Eastern Serbia date back to the Neolithic Age 6,500 BC. Eastern Serbia is a place were different empires crossed. Since ancient times, from Romans through Turkish to Serbian who brought with them different cultures and left a deep imprint on the life and customs. Cultural monuments are one of the great tourist potential, and another ones are numerous mountains, lakes, rivers and spas.
The main characteristics of Residents of Eastern Serbia are traditional hospitality and warmth which will disarm even the most demanding visitor.
Kosovo and Metohija
Southern Serbia is known by mountains, and the most famous skie center is Kopaonik. Beside, Kopaonik, Suva and Stara mountain are famous ski resorts.
Nis is the city center of this region, and Djavolja varos (Devils Town), and Vlasina lake are the most famous attractions in this region.
The main tourist sites in Vojvodina are city of Novi Sad, city of Subotica and Palic lake. Novi Sad is a city that was first mentioned in 1694, when it began the construction of the fortress of Petrovaradin, which is its main attraction. Subotica and Palic lake are the sites that stand out from the rest by the Art Nouveau style, which is characterized by a unique architecture.
Western Serbia is also the highest part of Serbia. The most visited mountains in Western Serbia region are Zlatibor, Tara, Zlatar and Golija. In addition to these mountains, which are the main winter tourist centers, Sargan Eight and Kustendorf are attractions in the region that can not be missed when visiting.
Republic of Serbia is situated on the Balkan peninsula in the Southeastern Europe, but the northern part of the country belongs to Northern Europe.
Serbia represents a country in which for centuries cultures and civilizations had meet and mingle. On its territory there are many archaeological sites, and many monasteries, from which some are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Beside rich cultural and historical heritage, Serbia is also known by mountains such as Zlatibor, Tara, Kopaonik, Stara Planina, which to the tourist provide many options for a winter or summer holidays. Lakes, rivers and spas are three more things by which Serbia is known. The most famous lakes in Serbia are Palic, Silver and Djerdap Lake, from rivers there are Dunav, Sava, Tara, Tisa, Drina, and from spas the most famous are Vrnjacka, Sokobanja, Bukovik, Nis, and Koviljaca Spa, etc.
Thanks to the numerous amenities and possibilities, many events are held in Serbia, such as business, cultural, sports and entertainment events...
Countries with which Serbia borders to are Hungary to the north, Romania to the northeast, Bulgaria to the east, Macedonia to the south, Albania and Montenegro to the southwest and Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west.
Last years brought Serbia back on the international MICE market emphasizing its highly dynamic development and in 2013 in took 42nd place on ICCA list by the number of held meetings. Such as other countries in region, Serbia takes all benefits of the interest for South East Europe.
The crucial is its position at the cross-roads, and the fact that Belgrade is the major capital city and the hub of all business, cultural and social activities.
New investments worth one billion euros in the past few years have brought new airport terminal, conference facilities, hotels and roads which results in significant capacities of great quality.
Congress destinations in Serbia can be a perfect choice for the organization of congresses, conferences and events, and they include Belgrade, Subotica and Palic, and Novi Sad, as well as the mountain resorts Kopaonik and Zlatibor.
Largest congress capacity
Sava Center / Belgrade, Serbia / Number of conference rooms: 18 / The capacity of the biggest conference room: 3,672 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
Heart Failure Congress of the European Society of Cardiology 2012, Belgrade (2,800 delegates)
European Maintenance Congress - EUROMAINTENANCE 2012, Belgrade (700 delegates)
5th Congress of the European Association for Critical Care Nursing 2013, Belgrade (1,500 delegates)
Congress of the European Society of Coloproctology - ESCP 2013, Belgrade (1,500 delegates)
10th Congress of the European Society for Menopause and Andropause - EMAS 2014, Belgrade (2,000 delegates)
21st European Pediatric Rheumatology Congress - PReS 2014, Belgrade (800 delegates)
37th European Conference on Visual Perception 2014, Belgrade (700 - 900 delegates)
35th International Fair of Tourisam IFT, 19th - 25th February 2015, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade
81st International Agricultural Fair, 9th - 15th May 2015, Novi Sad Fair, Novi Sad
47th International Fair of Tourisam, 10th - 14th April 2014, Novi Sad Fair, Novi Sad
40th International Building Trade Fair (UFI) - South East Europe Belgrade Building Expo, 8th - 14th April 2014, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade
59th International Belgrade Book Fair, 26th October - 2nd November 2014, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade
ICCA statistics report
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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