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ABOUT THE DESTINATION
Ljubljana is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Slovenia. Ljubljana city is located in central Slovenia, on the river Ljubljanica shortly before it flows into the river Sava. How the town got its name, it is still not clear. It is believed that the word "Ljubljana" derived from the Slavic word "beloved" or Latin aluviana (swollen river). Some also link the character from Slavic mythology, Laburus, with the name of the town. What is known is that the city lies on the site of an old Roman settlement Emona, founded 15th year. Ljubljana name was first mentioned in 1144 (as Laibach) and 1146 (as Luwigana).
Ljubljana is an important congress city. Still today, it is proud of the Congress of the Holy Alliance, which brought the most prominent European statesmen of the time to Ljubljana at the beginning of the 19th century, and can offer first-class congress capabilities. In the centrally located Cankarjev dom Cultural and Congress Center as well as in the city hotels and nearby protocol buildings, world meetings, conferences, and congresses of the highest level are held every year. As Slovenia’s business and commerce center, Ljubljana hosts numerous trade fairs, and like any capital city it also offers numerous shopping temptations, from smaller shops and boutiques in old city core to large shopping centers on the outskirts. Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia has to offer besides Cankjarev's House and Congress Centre Ljubljana, which also has the largest capacity hall in Ljubljana, and many hotels among which are the City Hotel Ljubljana. In the vicinity of Ljubljana there are also Hotel Kokra **** and Convention Center Brdo.
LARGEST CONGRESS CAPACITY
GR-Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Number of conference rooms:24 / The capacity of th biggest conference room: 2,200 seats
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES
35th Congress of the European Accounting Association - EAA 2012. Ljubljana (1,000 delegates) 10th World Congress of Nurse Anesthetist- WCNA, 2012, Ljubljana (500 delegates) Paediatric Rheumatology European Society PRES 2013 Ljubljana (1,000 delegates)
Conventa - The South East European meetings tradeshow, 2013, Ljubljana