2nd Mountain Resort Summit Central Europe 10-12 September

Fostering Mountain Resort Sustainable Development

WHERE

Hotel Mona
Zlatibor
Republic of Serbia

WHEN

10 – 12 September, 2018.
starting at 10:00

THEME

Fostering Mountain
Resort Development

About the event

The Government of Serbia, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, the Ski Resorts of Serbia and the Centre for Tourism Research and Studies will organize the 2nd Mountain Resort Summit Central Europe, in Zlatibor, Serbia 10-12 September, 2018. Under the theme “MoReSCE 2018: Fostering Mountain Resort Sustainable Development” and in B2B setting, decision makers from the region, investors and developers accompanied by international experts will discuss sustainable development of mountain resorts throughout Central Europe region, international success stories , PPP platforms as well as investment opportunities followed with innovative marketing and branding solutions.

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MoReSCE 2018 is adding value to the previous edition of the Mountain Resort Summit Central Europe, ”MoReSCE: Understanding Tools for the Future” held at the Mountain Resort Kopaonik in 2013 that was organized with the purpose to start dialogue among public and private stakeholders in order to built on the foundations to increase competitiveness of mountain resorts in the region.

This year, MoReSCE is addressing three major pillars essential for the sustainable development and future positioning of mountain resorts in the region:

MoReSCE 2018 is adding value to the previous edition of the Mountain Resort Summit Central Europe, ”MoReSCE: Understanding Tools for the Future” held at the Mountain Resort Kopaonik in 2013 that was organized with the purpose to start dialogue among public and private stakeholders in order to built on the foundations to increase competitiveness of mountain resorts in the region.

This year, MoReSCE is addressing three major pillars essential for the sustainable development and future positioning of mountain resorts in the region:

PILLAR 01

Sustainable development
and planning

PILLAR 02

Investments, incentives and
PPP

PILLAR 03

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Marketing and mountain resorts branding

Topics

01.

The future of mountain resorts tourism (market trends, challenges, seasonality, sustainability issues: e.g. climate change), infrastructure and transport planning for mountain destinations.

02.

Investment policy planning issues, government incentive models and instruments to attract investors and entrepreneurs, PPP models.

03.

Innovative practices for marketing use of IT and smart devices, internet marketing for mountain resort development, resort branding.

Speakers

Dejan Cika

Dejan
Cika

Director General at the PE “Skijalista Srbije”

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Michael
Bitterl

Former authorized representative and director for the CEE market at Doppelmayr, Austria

Dimitrije Lazarovski

Dimitrije
Lazarovski

Director of Alpine disciplines International Paralympic Committee, Republic of Germany

Pascal Reux

Pascal
Roux

Director of MDP, French Republic

MoReSCE 2018 Partner Support

Who shall attend?

• National Tourism Administrations/Organizations, Mountain destinations( DMOs), regional DMOs,

• Local authorities, municipalities and regional administrations in mountain areas,

• International and/ or regional associations/networks with focus on mountain development,

• Ski resort developers, investors and infrastructure providers,

• Associations and institutions related to snow tourism, adventure tourism, 

• Spa and wellness tourism, outdoor sports activities, ecotourism,

• Academia.

Program at Glance

10.00h – 19.00h
Participants and Speakers registration

20.00h – 20.30h
Welcome Note and MoReSCE opening: “The Rise of Central Europe Mountain Resorts”

   • Mr. Dejan Cika, Director General at the PE “Ski Resorts of Serbia”, Serbia, 
   • Mr. Dimitrije Lazarovski, Director of World Para Snow Sports International Paralympics Committee (IPC), Germany, 
   • Mr. Zoran OstojicChief of the infrastructure projects at the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Serbia.
 

20.30h – 23.00h
Cocktail and Networking by Mona Hotel Management and Horwath HTL.

10.00h – 10.45h
Plenary Panel: “Mountain Resort Planning and Design: Creating Sustainable Platform for the Future and Showcasing Success Stories”

Mr. Michael Bitterl, former authorized representative and director for the CEE market at Doppelmayr, Austria,
Mr. Pascal Roux, President and CEO at the MDP Consulting and Engineering, France,
Mr. Eddy Frerre, Export Director at Sufag, France
Leitner representative
Mr. Dominic Bosio, Export Director at Leitner, Italy
Moderator:  Sinisa Topalovic, Partner at Horwath HTL Zagreb, Croatia.

10.45h – 11.15h
Good morning coffee by “Bean and Leaf” Belgrade

11.15h – 12.15h
The Big Picture of Mountain Resort Development and Region Competitiveness”
• Mr. Ernest Kovac, President of the Association of Ropeways Slovenia,
• Mr. Igor Ziljak, Director at the Ski Slopes Sljeme Zagreb, Croatia,
• Mr. Vuk Popovic, Director at the Ski Center Javorovaca, Montenegro,
• Mr. Tomislav Momirovic, Chairman of the Board at the Mona Hotel Management Serbia.
Moderator:  Mr. Damjan Pintar, Former Vice-President at the Association of European Ski Centres FIANET and
GM at the Sportour Slovenia.

12.15h – 12.25h
“Mountain Resort Solutions 4.0”
• Mr. Eduard Wallner, Sales Director International at Axess AG, Austria.

12.25h – 12.40h
EU Development projects in Mountain Resorts: Is there a Pot for Such Initiatives in Brussels?”
• Mr. Francesco Comotti, Founder and CEO, Evolution Tourist Marketing, Italy

12.40h – 13.15h
“Financing Projects in Mountain Resorts: Investment Opportunities and Challenges”
• Ms. Tatjana Vukic, CMO at Direktna Banka Belgrade, Serbia,
• Mr. Aleksandar Bucic, Director at KPMG Belgrade, Serbia.
• Mr. Vladimir PavlovicPartner at WM Equity Partners Belgrade, Serbia.

13.15h – 14.15h
Lunch

14.15h – 15.00h
“Innovative Marketing and Branding Solutions for Mountain Resorts: Way Forward for Cutting Edge Platforms”
Mr. Gorazd Cad, CEO at Toleranca Marketing, Slovenia,
Mr. Andrej Zigon, CEO at Alliance, Slovenia,
Mr. Danijel Koletic, CEO at Apriori World Zagreb, Croatia.

15.00h – 15.10h
Success Story of the Snow Queen and the Snow Factory”
• Mr. Nemanja Djogo Area Director at Technoalpin, Italy

15.10h – 15.25h
“Discussion on Ski Patrol Standards and Solutions”
Mr. Luca Sardelli, Board Member at the International Ski Patrol, Italy,
Mr. Dragoljub Lazarevic, Board Member at the GSS Serbia representative.

15.25h – 15.35h
“Innovating solutions for mountain resort”
• Mr. Nicolas Bordeaux,  Area Director for LST, France

15.35h – 16.10h
“Innovative Business Solutions for Hotels by Telekom Srbija”

16.10h – 16.20h
“DSA success story and regional cooperation”

16.30h – 18.30h
B2B Speed Meetings (Registration available upon request) over Bean and Leaf and Royal Spring

20.30h – 24.00h
Departure from MONA hotel to the Ethno Cave Dinner. Organised leave from the main entrance of MONA hotel.

9.30h 
Departure from MONA hotel to breakfast. Organised leave from the main entrance of MONA hotel.

10.00h – 11.30h
Shepherds brunch and welcome by the British Motors Serbia. Panel Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia on the topic of joint regional cooperation in tourism.

11.30h – 12.00h
Check out.

12.00h – 13.00h
Au Revoir MoReSCE 2018 over Bean and Leaf, Royal Spring.

13.00h
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