REXPO 2019 PROGRAMME

Investment and infrastructure

09:10 – 09:20

Welcome speech and conference announcement

REXPO 2019 Host:

  • Vlatka Koren, Laganini FM
09:20 – 10:35

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Property lending barometer 2019

Speakers:

  • Ana Volk, Member of the Supervisory Board, Sunce Koncern d.d.
  • Neven Mikec, Director, VMD model d.o.o.
  • Arn Willems, Director, GTC Matrix d.o.o.
  • Patrick Franolić, Director, Spiller Farmer d.o.o.
  • Goran Ivan Šaravanja, Director, Imelum d.o.o.
  • Nikolina Vukelić, Director, Zagrebačka banka d.d.
  • Hrvoje Draksler, President of the Management Board, J&T banka d.d.

Moderators:

  • Paul Suchar, Partner, Tax Advisory, KPMG Croatia d.o.o.
  • Ognjen Milas, Director, Deal Advisory, KPMG Croatia d.o.o.
10:50 – 11:50

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New development era – positioning of Croatia on local, regional and international investors’ map

Speakers:

  • Josipa Jutt Ferlan, CEO, Zagreb City Hotels/ cluster GM Hilton hotels
  • Ivan Brezetić, Managing Director, Soravia Croatia
  • Andraž Grahek, Managing Partner, Capital Genetics
  • Robert Hagen, CEO, Norwegian Investment Fund
  • Atakan Mete, Investment Manager, Symphony Investments
  • based investor (DAMAC/ EAGLE HILLS) (market new-comer)

Moderator:

  • Vedrana Likan, EMBA, MRICS, Managing Partner, Croatia, Slovenia, BiH, Colliers International
12:00 – 13:00

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Current trends in housing and real estate market in the region

Speakers:

  • Josip Tica, Full Professor at Department of Macroeconomics and Economic Development, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
  • Robert Pokrovac, member of the Management Board, Erste nekretnine
  • Luka Kaić, Investor, Domograd d.o.o.
  • Borislav Vujović, Vice President of the Real Estate Association at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce
13:15 – 14:15

Difficulties in obtaining documentation for foreign investors in Croatia and region

Speakers:

  • Jai Thakur, CEO, Herlig International
  • Marko Pažanin,partner and director, Sotheby’s Internationall
  • Robert Brgic, Owner at Proficiscor and BR Consulting
  • Ervin Pašanović, Judicial Expert on Economy and Finance, Adventis
14:30 – 15:30

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Construction law: Impacts of e-mobility on the nZEB construction standard

Speakers:

  • Irena Križ Šelendić, Head of Sector for Energy Efficiency in the Buildings Sector, Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning
  • Željko Purgar, Electromobility consultant, Renault, Slovenija
  • Iva Rukavina, Architect, Arhigrupa
  • Vladimir Sabo, Head of Mobility, Petrol Croatia
  • Vladimir Markulin, Director, Avant Car

Moderator:

  • Snježana Turalija, Managing Director at GREENiKA, DGNB Consultant
15:45 – 15:55

Rexpo opening ceremony

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Toni Biluš, Deputy Head at City Office for Economy, Labor and Entrepreneurship, City of Zagreb
  • Zdenko Lucić, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts
  • Oleg Butković, Minister of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
15:55– 16:05

REXPO 2019 Best New Investment Award

Proclamation of the winner

16:05 – 17:05

Project management – key service for investment project success

Speakers:

  • Bojan Petković, regional director, Plan Radar
  • Goran Legac, project manager, Hrvatske ceste
  • Miroslav Pauzar, director RC Osijek, Institut IGH
  • Ilija Beljan, Gark konzalting
  • Klemen Fajmut, Consilium Expert Group
18:00 – 02:00

REXPO Gala party powered by Chivas Regal, restaurant Spoon

10:00 – 11:00

Infrastructure: example of financing and refinancing of large infrastructure projects on the local financial market; Croatian Motorways refinancing

Speakers:

  • Boris Huzjan, President of the management Board, Croatian Motorways
  • Branimir Jerneić, Advisor, Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Tomislav Ružić, Director of the economic and financial sector, Croatian Motorways

Moderator:

  • Hrvoje Bujanović, Executive director, PBZ

Rexpo 2019 HTL Day Programme Advisors

REXPO HTL DAY

powered by PKF hotelexperts

11:00 – 11:10

Opening of HTL day

Speakers:

  • Franco Peruza, Managing Partner, Godiva Consulting
  • Tomislav Čeh, Head of Adriatic Region, PKF hotelexperts
  • Stefan Catic, Head of Operator Search, PKF hotelexperts
11:15 – 12:30

REXPO Best New Hotel Award – Presentation of Finalist 1: Grand Park Hotel Rovinj


Presentation: Benchmarking Croatian Hotel Industry

Speaker:

  • Dr. sc. Sandra Janković, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija

Developing beach resorts – the formulas for success

Speakers: 

  • Karmela Višković, Director Product Development, Valamar
  • Dieter Kornek, Head of Project Scouting, TUI
  • Luka Cvitan, Head of Strategy, Capital Markets and IR, Arena Hospitality
  • Goran Andrejić, CEO, Solar Village Hvar
  • Zrinko Kamber,  CEO, Medora Hotels

Moderator: 

  • Adriano Požarić, editor-in-chief, Turizam Info
12:45 – 13:45

REXPO Best New Hotel Award – Presentation of Finalist 2: San Canzian Village & Hotel


Hotel architecture & design: Necessary evil or a key for profitability?

Speakers: 

  • Markus Kaplan, Architect / Partner, BWM Architekten
  • Marko Dabrović, Architect / Partner, 3LHD
  • Ante Marić, Managing Director, Atellior
  • Peter Cesar, Architect / Partner, Arhitektura 2211

Moderator: 

  • Tomislav Čeh, Head of Adriatic Region, PKF hotelexperts
14:00 – 15:00

REXPO Best New Hotel Award – Presentation of Finalist 3: Ikador Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa


Branding – must-have or overrated?

Speakers: 

  • Marcel Lindt, VP Development Europe, Branded residences & Extended stay, Accor
  • Nikola Avram, Owner and CEO, Alpha Hotel Management
  • Karina Galustyants, Director, Comfort Hotel Management
  • Philippe Godard, Central Operating Officer, Maistra Hospitality Group

Moderator: 

  • Stefan Catic, Head of Operator Search, PKF hotelexperts
15:00 – 15:15

REXPO Best New Hotel Award – Proclamation of Winner and Award ceremony

Moderators:

  • Franco Peruza, Managing Partner, Godiva Consulting
  • Tomislav Čeh, Head of Adriatic Region, PKF hotelexperts
  • Stefan Catic, Head of Operator Search, PKF hotelexperts

Speaker: 

  • Tonči Glavina, State Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Croatia
From 15:15

REXPO Closing party at HTL Lounge

REXPO 2018 VISITORS