GGDD19:

October 8 – 12, Croatia.

This year’s event will bring together leading sustainability experts in government, business, and academia in a set of workshops, field trips, in-depth sessions, and panel discussions.

Discover our provisional program here as well as registration fees below:

PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE*

ACTIVITIES

• GD Partners Training Day

10.30h - 17h

Only for registered Green Destinations Representatives, Partners and Auditors.
Full-day training course. GD Partners Training Day on Green Destinations programs:
  • Training for the GD Awards & Certification Program (ACP).
  • Global Leaders Program, Green Travel Guide.
  • Special sessions only for Green Destinations Representatives, GD Preferred Partners, GD Global Leaders and registered GD Ambassadors.

• Global Leaders Reception and Dinner meeting

19h - 21h

Only for Green Destinations Global Leaders, Representatives and selected Partners.
Free for Global Leaders representing GL Network Members.

• Conference Day 1

Hotel Hilton Garden Inn. 9h - 17h

Early registration for late arrivals.
Full-day conference in English.
Morning
  • Welcome and Opening presentation.
  • Plenary presentations.
  • Lunch break.
Afternoon
  • Introduction to the afternoon sessions: Green Solutions for Destinations.
  • Parallel thematic workshops.
Evening
  • Free time. Overnight stay in Zagreb.

• Early-morning transfer

Zagreb / Gorski Kotar / Mali Lošinj. 8h -13h

From Zagreb to Gorski Kotar and further to Mali Lošinj.
  • Coffee in Gorski Kotar, a 2016 Top 100 destination in the Kvarner region.
  • Arrival and lunch in Top 100 destination Mali Lošinj.

• Conference Day 2

Hotel Bellevue, Congress Mundus Hall. 14h - 17h

Afternoon
  • Plenary Opening by Mali Lošinj.
  • Introduction to the afternoon sessions.
  • Parallel thematic panels sessions on priority topics.

• Top 100 & GD Awards Ceremony

Museum Apoxyomenos, 19h - 20h

Presentation of the 2019 Sustainable Top 100 and new Green Destinations Awards.
Limited capacity, invitation only. One representative of each 2019 Top 100
Destination is invited free of charge.

• Green Destinations Gala Dinner

Resturant Bocca Vera, 20h30 - 22h

Inauguration of new members of the Global Leaders Community.

• Conference Day 3

Hotel Bellevue, Congress Mundus Hall. 9h - 13h

Half-day conference
  • Introduction to the afternoon sessions.
  • Parallel thematic panels sessions on priority topics.

• Afternoon field trip

14h - 17h

  • Afternoon field trip in Mali Lošinj.
Evening
  • Free time.

• Option 1:

Visit to Plivice Lakes. 8h - 18h

Visit to the National Park and then proceed to Zagreb airport / city.

Expected arrival in Zagreb: 6pm.

(Subject to sufficient interest).

• Option 2:

Early-morning transfer by direct coach to Zagreb Airport. 8h - 12h

Expected arrival: 12am.

REGISTRATION FEES

GD Partners Training Day, Oct 8

TBC *

Global Leaders Reception and Dinner meeting, Oct 8

€ 75 **

GGDD 3-day program, Oct 9-12

(excl: Plitvice Lakes visit)

€ 150 ***

            1-day participation in Zagreb, Oct 9

€ 80 ***

            2-day participation in Mali Lošinj, Oct 10-11

            no transfers from/to Zagreb

€ 80 ***

            2-day participation in Mali Lošinj, Oct 10-11

            incl. 2 transfers from/to Zagreb

€ 100 ***

Top 100 & GD Awards Ceremony, Oct 10

€ 0 ****

Green Destinations Gala Dinner, Oct 10

€ 45 ****

Surcharge for the visit to Plitvice Lakes NP, Oct 12 

€ 20

*) Only for registered Green Destinations Representatives, Partners and  auditors. Upon registration, you will be contacted re: admission and training fee.

**) Only for Green Destinations Global Leaders, Representatives and selected Partners. Free for Global Leaders representing GL Network Members.

***) Fee includes conference participation incl. three lunches. Discounts or  waivers to the fees can be offered to Green Destinations or Top 100 representatives. The number of waivers is limited to 80. Priority will be given to GD Global Leaders, GD representatives, and GD Partners as well as to Top 100 destinations:

  • that participate in a certification program using the Green Destinations Standard (incl. QualityCoast, Slovenia Green, Ecotourism Australia);
  • whose Good practice story is selected for presentation (orally or as a poster) for the ITB Destination Awards competition.

****) Limited capacity, invitation only. One representative of each 2019 Top 100 Destination is invited free of charge.

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