Karina Grützner, Director Convention Marketing at Stuttgart Convention Bureau has been elected chairperson and Igor Kovacevic, CEO of Serbia Convention Bureau has been elected as the deputy chairperson.
The term lasts two years. The chairpersons will passionately serve the member community of the second largest chapter with a focus on evaluating future challenges and needs to adjust education events and to strengthen networking within the chapter. The design of the education program for the upcoming summer meeting will be one major project. All members are invited to save the date and take part at the summer meeting in Belgrade August, 29 – 31.
“It was a great honor to work with Anna Górska for the last two years as a deputy chairperson and I feel very privileged to continue her dedicated work for the Chapter as new chairperson. I’m looking forward to working with Igor a passionate ICCA member with a clear vision and creativity and a strong network within the industry”, says Karina Grützner. “We will be a great team serving our members and ICCA and I’m delighted to share this exciting, voluntary work with him. I also like to warmly thank Anna Gorska for her passionate and hard work in the last years leading the chapters activities and for her warm and constant support”. Since April 2012 Karina Grützner has been appointed at the Stuttgart Convention Bureau. Previous to this she worked for the Messe Stuttgart as Marketing & Sales Manager for the newbuilt ICS International Congress Centre Stuttgart, as well as in the events department of the German National Tourist Board. Anna Górska, Expo XXI Warsaw International Expocentre nominated and Matthias Schultze, German Convention Bureau (GCB) seconded her.