Day 1 – Thursday, November 30th, 2017

FDI and Infrastructure Forum


09:15 - 09:30

Welcome  Speech by the Organizer and the Announcement of  the Programme 

Speakers:

  • Domagoj Novokmet, REXPO host, N1 Television
  • Sanda Marušić,  Owner, Sanevisvillas/Knight Frank, REXPO partner
9:30 – 10:30

FDI in the Region – New Investors Bringing in New Trends, or the Other Way Around?

Speakers:

  • Wael Al-Lawati, Senior Vice President, International Development, DAMAC, Dubai, UAE
  • Alan Kadić, Managing Director, TERRMA CAPITAL CORP, Toronto, Canada
  • George Farah, Analyst, Business Development & Analysis, EAGLE HILLS, Abu Dhabi, UAE (TBC)

Moderator:
Vedrana Likan EMBA, MRICS, Managing Partner, Colliers International

10:45 – 11:45

Regional Airports and their Impact on Local Economies

Speakers:

  • David Gabelica, Member of the Board, MZLZ d.d.
  • Tomislav Mihotić, State Secretary, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Danilo Orlandić, Executive Director, Montenegro Airlines
  • Svemir Radmilo, CEO, Airport Pula
  • Lukša Novak, Director, Airport Split (TBC)

Moderator:
Hrvoje Krešić, N1 TV

12:00 – 13:00

New Era of Residential Market – Tipping Point of Market Recovery or Market Stability?

Speakers:

  • Željko Vučemil, Member of the Board, VMD Grupa
  • Philip Bay, Novi Niš Project, Serbia (TBC)
  • Robert Pokrovac, Member of the Board, Erste Nekretnine, Croatia
  • Vladimir Čvorović, Project Development Director, Adriatic Capital Montenegro
  • Nikola Nedeljković, Belgrade Waterfront, Serbia (TBC)

Moderator:
Ivan Hrstić, N1 TV

13:30 – 14:30

Construction Business – Are We Ready for the Expected Construction Boom?

Speakers:

  • Željko Uhlir, State Secretary, Ministry of Construction and Special Planning
  • Sven Muller, Area Manager, Strabag
  • Dario Silić, Managing Director, BINA Istra
  • Mirjana Čagalj, Vice President for Construction, Croatian Chamber of the Economy
  • Angelina Živković, State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs, Montenegro

Moderator:
Ivan Hrstić, N1 TV

14:45 – 15:45

Investment Funds – How and Who Will Divide the Roles in New Investment Cycle?

Speakers:

  • Ulf Pleschiutschnig, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Real Assets, London, UK (TBC)
  • Dubravko Galić, Project Manager, B2 Kapital, Zagreb, Croatia (TBC)
  • Supernova
  • Immofinanz

Moderator:
Hrvoje Krešić, N1 TV

16:00 – 17:00

The Impact of Global Economic Trends on Investment Climate in the Region

Speakers:

  • Andrew Dalgleish, Her Brittanic Majesty’s Ambassador to Croatia
  • Branislav Gvozdenović, Vice President, Parliament of Montenegro
  • Andrea Doko Jelušić, Executive Director, AmCham
  • Bertrand Le Tallec, Economic Counselor, Embassy of France
  • Zhaoming Hu, Chinese Ambassador to Croatia (TBC)

Moderator:
Hrvoje Krešić, N1 TV

17:00 – 17:30

Official Opening of REXPO 2017

Speakers:

  • Andrew Dalgleish, Her Brittanic Majesty’s Ambassador to Croatia
  • Gari Cappelli, Minister of Tourism in Croatia
  • Predrag Štromar, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction and Physical Planning
  • Branislav Gvozdenović, Vice President, Parliament of Montenegro
  • Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister, Croatia (TBC)
17:30 - 18:00

Bridge Pelješac – Engineering Masterpiece – Presentation

  • Marjan Pipenbaher – Ponting, Designer, Bridge author
18:00 – 01:00

REXPO Gala Party at lounge bar La Dolce Vita powered by Chivas Regal

Day 2 – Friday, December 1st, 2017

REXPO HTL Day, powered by PKF hotelexperts


09:10 – 09:15

Opening of HTL Day – Introduction by Franco Peruza (Managing Partner, Godiva Consulting) and Sebastian Gruber (Director, PKF hotelexperts)

09:15 – 10:00

Panel Powered by Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund) – TBD

10:10 – 10:40

Presentation: Simone Micheli, architectural hero

10:45 – 11:30

Luxury investment / Second Homes on The Adriatic – Competing and Winning on a Global Stage to Attract the Wealthy

Speakers:

  • Simone Micheli, architectural hero
  • Kieran Kelleher, Owner, Dream Estates (Savills Croatia and Montenegro)
  • Michael Huisman, Resort Expert, Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
  • Sebastian Gruber, Director, PKF hotelexperts

Moderator:
Sanda Marušić, Owner, Sanevisvillas/Knight Frank, REXPO partner

11:40 – 11:50

REXPO Adriatic Best New Hotel Awards – Presentation of Finalist 1

11:55 – 12:40

Glamping – Potential and Obstacles in the Alps-Adria Region

Speakers:

  • Marc van den Bosch , CIO, Canvas & Tents
  • Maja Dimnik, Co-Founder, GlamPro
  • Zvonimir Tudurović, Effectus Consulting, Camp Punta Nova
  • Andrej Kačić, CEO, CMT (Obonjan Island Resort, Croatia) (TBC)
  • Tihomir Nikolaš, President of Croatian Camping Association (TBC)

Moderator:

Franco Peruza, Managing Partner, Godiva Consulting

12:50 - 13:00

Presentation Best New Hotel Awards, finalist 2

13:05-13:35

Interview: Josh Littman, VP Hotel Development EMEA, Hard Rock International

Moderator:

Franco Peruza, Managing Partner, Godiva Consulting

13:40-13:50

REXPO Adriatic Best New Hotel Awards – Presentation of Finalist 3

14:00 -15:00

Regional Hotel Developments – a Glimpse of the Newest and Hottest!

Speakers:

  • Tomislav Popović, President of the Management Board, Maistra Hotels & Resorts
  • Tomislav Čeh, General Manager, Union Hotels Group Ljubljana
  • Nikola Avram, Board Member Tourism & Real Estate, MK Group
  • Marko Dabrović, Managing Partner, 3LHD
  • Ante Marić, Managing Director, Artelior
  • Branko Baica, AAL, Nikola Resort (Zablaće-Šibenik)
  • Živorad Vasić, General Manager, Delta Holding/InterContinental Hotel Group (TBC)

Moderator:
Sebastian Gruber, Director, PKF hotelexperts

15:05-15:20

Award Ceremony: REXPO Adriatic Best New Hotel Award, powered by PKF hotelexperts

  • Award presented by Minister of tourism, Gari Cappelli
From 15:20

REXPO Closing party at HTL Lounge

*The conference program is subject to change