Congress and Event Management


  • Longest-established tradition of event management in Slovenia
  • Invaluable experience, highest professionalism, expertise and dedication
  • Extreme diversity of reference events of international or local importance
  • Counsel from top expert advisors on organisation/management of events of all scopes, sizes and financial frameworks
  • Professional excellence and membership in world congress and convention associations
  • Well connected in the global convention industry
  • Complete adaptability to client’s requirements and wishes, ideas and goals
  • Turn-key events or professional assistance and partial services for a rewarding experience
  • Clear vision for the future marked by ambitious plans and ideas
  • Partnerships worthy of respect and appreciation


PCO services

  • General congress/event planning and organisation
  • Assistance in submitting a bid and drawing up other documents to win the organisation of a conference
  • Destination management in Slovenia and internationally
  • Counselling on the event’s budget and/or financial management, including pre-financing
  • Assistance in obtaining funds, sponsors, patrons
  • Technical organisation and implementation
  • Event marketing
  • Promotion and PR
  • Delegate management and communication
  • Delegate registration and accommodation online and on-site
  • Online call for abstracts and papers, editing and design of abstracts and papers
  • Editing and printing of scientific publications/materials on diverse media
  • Organisation  and implementation of exhibitions
  • Hire of state-of-the-art technical equipment and services requisite for effective implementation
  • Development, editing and maintenance of website and smart-phone/tablet applications
  • Transfers and accompanying tourist services
  • Social programme and catering 

Entrust us with your event ­– for an effective and reliable partnership!

Experience and Technology Hand in Hand

The technical crew of Cankarjev dom forms part of the CD team which makes sure that your event is brought to a satisfactory conclusion.

  • Advantages:
  • Our on-the-spot team of professionals, thoroughly familiar with the event execution procedures, leave nothing to chance
  • Full implementation of an event: from conception to conclusion
  • Sound, light, multimedia, IT and set technician services; if required also the project manager as well as ushering staff are at your disposal (number and extent of the team members depend on the scope of the event) 
  • Technical equipment and stage set properties available for lease 
  • Our experienced team provides comprehensive support to presentations, projections and implementation of various light, sound and set effects
  • The speakers and performers are well provided for – preview room and rooms for the secretariat and rehearsals are available
  • Renovated premises boast modern systems of room-partitioning which enable multifarious events 
  • Registration desks and cloakrooms available in designated areas 
  • All events are supported by state-of-the-art, constantly upgraded equipment.

Catering services

Fully aware of the importance of food to your event, of flavour creating a strong and vivid impression, we keenly focus on food and its presentation. Cankarjev dom provides catering services in partnership with selected caterers who provide a variety of approaches and philosophies. Each menu is devised by renowned experts, so as to best fit the different types of events hosted on the premises of Cankarjev dom. Whether morning tea, lunch, formal dinner, entertainment with cocktails or something entirely different, food deserves meticulous attention, both yours and ours!

Why not try them out? 
The catering partners of Cankarjev dom are:

Jezeršek gostinstvo 
Maxi catering 
Vivo catering 

Our philosophy: fresh and local
Do you know the secret of the world's best restaurants? Fresh and high-quality, traceable ingredients arriving on your plate in the shortest time possible. In cooperation with local suppliers, they are provided by our catering partners. It always pays to choose from the variety of seasonal produce. Sustainable development and ecology are not just vogue words, they are our motto and philosophy. 

Tailor-made menus 
We are intensely aware of the uniqueness of each event, as well as of the individuality of each attendant. Gluten-free? Vegetarian? No problem. We can fulfil all of your expectations and requirements.

Corporate events 
Cankarjev dom does not only organise artistic events and projects, but also festivals, large congresses and fairs. The beautiful, recently refurbished premises, such as the CD Club with magnificent views across the City, as well as the spacious Foyers from the glorious legacy of Slovenian architect Edvard Ravnikar, host smaller, boutique events, lectures, press conferences, round-table discussions, meetings, as well as weddings and a host of other, entirely custom-made events. 
Positioned in central Slovenia as well as in the heart of Ljubljana, in the vicinity of a large parking lot and parking garage, a few steps from the Old City and a range of hotels, Cankarjev dom offers many advantages in organising different types of events. The highly professional and experienced team of CD’s Congress and Events Management will be your right-hand assistant on the way to a successful event.