- Belgrade Region
- Eastern Serbia
- Kosovo and Metohija
- Southern Serbia
- Western Serbia
Its territory is divided into 17 urban municipalities, each of which has its own local government. Municipalities that belong to the Belgrade region are Barajevo, Vozdovac, Vracar, Grocka, Zemun, Zvezdara, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, New Belgrade, Obrenovac, Palilula, Rakovica, Savski Venac, Sopot, Old Town, Surcin, Cukarica.
The first settlements in the region date back to the Neolithic Age 6,500 BC. To this day, in this region were crossing various empires. 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. Apart from cultural monuments of great tourist potential is reflected in the numerous mountains, lakes, rivers and spas. However, the greatest value of the region are people. Residents of Eastern Serbia are characterized by traditional hospitality and warmth that will disarm even the most demanding visitor.
Kosovo and Metohija
The main tourist sites in the region are Novi Sad, 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.
This region is also the highest part of Serbia. The main mountains in this 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.
The Republic of Serbia is located in Southeastern Europe, covering an area of the Balkan peninsula, and one part of Central Europe.
Serbia is a country in which, for centuries cultures and civilisations has meet and mingle. At the territory of Serbia there are many archaeological sites, but also there are many monasteries, from which some are on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Also, many events are held in Serbia, such as business, cultural, sports and entertainment events...
Serbia borders 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.
The Republic of Serbia has 7 regions and they are Region of Belgrade, Vojvodina, Western Serbia, Sumadija, Eastern Serbia, Southern Serbia and Kososvo and Metohija. The region of Kosovo and Metohija has been under protection of the United Nations, where the institutions of temporary self-government of Kosovo and Metohija 2008 declared independence, which Serbia and the United Nations did not recognized.
Last years brought Serbia back on the international MICE market emphasizing its highly dynamic development. As other countries in this 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)
35th International Fair of Tourisam IFT, 21st - 24th February2013, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade
International Fair of Automation & Mechatronics, 20th- 22nd February 2013, Novi Sad Fair, Novi Sad
International Fair of solar equipment, components and technology - SOLAR, 10th -12th April 2013, Novi Sad Fair, Novi Sad
39th International Building Trade Fair (UFI) - South East Europe Belgrade Building Expo, 16th - 20th April 2013, Belgrade Fair, Belgrade
80th International Agricultural Fair, 18th - 24th April 2013, Novi Sad Fair, Novi Sad
ICCA statistics report
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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