16Feb
Akrapovič Delivers the Best for a Pair of BMW Adventure Middleweights

Akrapovič Delivers the Best for a Pair of BMW Adventure Middleweights

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Akrapovič has released a brand-new Slip-On Line (Titanium) exhaust for two of BMW’s latest middleweight adventure motorcycles that will add extra desirability and on- or off-road rideability to the Bavarian company’s 2018 F 850 GS and F 750 GS. This innovative exhaust is an entirely new design perfectly matched to the lines of these two machines. It is constructed from premium-quality stainless steel, with a lightweight titanium muffler outer sleeve and beautifully finished with a handmade carbon-fibre end cap. The innovative new profile features a relief imprint that gives a unique, dynamic, and sporty look to the exhaust. With a...
12Feb
Intera from Ptuj among the Finalists of Zlata nit 2018

Intera from Ptuj among the Finalists of Zlata nit 2018

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With its flagship, the business computer and mobile application Intrix, Intera is the leading Slovenian CRM (customer relationship management) solution provider. For the last three years, the company has achieved on average 24% annual growth. It has also achieved numerous awards, including the certificate for business excellence Excellent SME Slovenia and Gold Credit Excellence AAA (Zlata bonitetna odličnost AAA), which places them among the top 1.6% of companies in Slovenia, and the Zlata nit award for the best employer in Slovenia. This year’s participation in the Zlata nit competition is the ninth in a row for Intera. The company’s management...
2Feb
Gourmet Cup Ljubljana: Slovenia Has Potential, Authenticity Comes First

Gourmet Cup Ljubljana: Slovenia Has Potential, Authenticity Comes First

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Everyone present at the four-day Gourmet Cup Ljubljana, not only Ana Roš, is becoming aware that great success demands walking on the edge. The event hosted numerous Slovenian and foreign TOP chefs, culinary critics, writers, and experts who were interested in seeing, tasting, and listening to everything Slovenia has to offer in gastronomy. Judging by their responses, Slovenia has great potential to be developed into a renowned culinary destination. This weekend, not only the fans of culinary delights but also hospitality experts and winemakers as well as everybody else who has anything to do with gastronomy or works in the...
15Jan
A New Programme FOR Propulsive Slovenia and a Strong Connection with German Companies

A New Programme FOR Propulsive Slovenia and a Strong Connection with German Companies

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Slovenia has barely made it back to the level of economic development from before the crisis, but excessive appetites can gravely endanger its further growth. Instead of encouraging development investments in the economy, we eat away at companies’ investment potential while we are simultaneously much too slow at lowering the public debt. Therefore, the Slovenian Business Club (SBC) presented today at its 1st Forum the programme of measures for the mandate 2018–22. The Forum bore the title Unparalleled Cooperation: Slovenia and Germany. With the purpose of strengthening the business done between companies the SBC and the German association BVMW, which...
5Jan
The company Postojnska jama Had a Record Year, the Best in the Entire Tourist History of the Cave

The company Postojnska jama Had a Record Year, the Best in the Entire Tourist History of the Cave

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Together all the attractions that are managed by the company Postojnska jama, d.d. recorded 1,201,879 visits in 2017, of which almost 780,000 were to Postojna Cave, meaning 13% more than the year before. Considering the national structure, first place is traditionally held by guests from Italy with almost 16%, who are followed by Germans (8%), while Slovenians come in third (7.5%). More than 50,000 visitors or almost 7% of the guests come from South Korea, while countries with more than 20,000 visitors include Poland, Great Britain, Hungary, Spain, Israel, the USA, Japan, Taiwan, and China with Hong Kong. It is...
27Dec
Innovative Led Lights Made by SBC Bootcamp Participants

Innovative Led Lights Made by SBC Bootcamp Participants

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At the beginning of December, a two-month intensive programme of the Slovenian Business Club – the SBC Bootcamp came to an end. It involved activities in which participants trained their skills in technology, entrepreneurship, and development or creativity interdisciplinarily, on the experiential level. They were given the opportunity to take the knowledge gained at university (or technical high-school) and put it into practice as well as try their skills in the development of various products. They cooperated in the predetermined challenges and while solving them they got a better insight into various processes which in the companies generally run separately....
22Dec
Postojna Cave Hosts the 28th Live Nativity Scene

Postojna Cave Hosts the 28th Live Nativity Scene

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Today, Postojna Cave introduced this year’s, the 28th Live Nativity Scene in Postojna Cave to the media. Postojna Cave’s Chairman of the Board Marjan Batagelj opened this year’s event symbolically by handing over the old cane to Joseph – the cane is passed on from one year to another. The event carries on the tradition of cave live nativity scenes, but with some new features and even richer than before. The shows will be open to the public from the 25th to the 30th December. The Postojna Cave live nativity scene was the first live nativity scene in Slovenia and...
14Dec
January to Bring the Culinary Peak of Winter: Gourmet Cup 2018

January to Bring the Culinary Peak of Winter: Gourmet Cup 2018

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The by now traditional event of haute cuisine on snow, the Gourmet Cup 2018 is approaching with the speed of light and will take place from the 27th to 30th January 2018. This year it will be even richer due to the professional part of the programme headed by Ana Roš, who will host numerous Slovenian and foreign guests, speakers, and culinary virtuosi. The organisers of the Gourmet Cup, the Jezeršek family, have set themselves, as they always do, high goals for this upcoming event, too. The four-day event from the 27th until the 30th January 2018, in words of...
29Nov
Participation of Protim Ržišnik Perc at acceptance of changes in the current municipal detailed spatial plan for the L8 Business Complex Brnik area

Participation of Protim Ržišnik Perc at acceptance of changes in the current municipal detailed spatial plan for the L8 Business Complex Brnik area

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The Municipality of Cerklje na Gorenjskem has adopted the amendments of the current municipal detailed spatial plan (OPPN) for the L8 Business Complex Brnik. The area in the immediate proximity to the Ljubljana Airport comprises of approximately 36 hectares of buildable land and is intended for logistics, manufacturing, craft, commercial, business and service activities. The company Protim Ržišnik Perc supported this project by preparing all the necessary spatial documentation for the implementation of the L8 spatial plan amendments, and by that successfully contributed to the area development for future investment projects.
17Nov
Akrapovič at the world-renowned EICMA show in Milan

Akrapovič at the world-renowned EICMA show in Milan

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Akrapovič was in Italy past week as the world’s foremost manufacturer of premier lightweight high-performance exhaust systems and revealed its latest innovative products at the world-renowned EICMA show in Milan and gave visitors the chance to Experience a New Dimension. This year’s EICMA – or the Milan Motorcycle Show, as it is commonly referred to – Akrapovič’s display stand boasting its latest class-leading and state-of-the-art exhaust systems, along with world premieres for various marques from the two-wheeled world and many interactive displays and race-winning motorcycles, all there to excite and inform the visiting crowds. Akrapovič has been at the forefront...
10Nov
Postojna Cave welcomes its 38 millionth visitor

Postojna Cave welcomes its 38 millionth visitor

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On 9th November Postojna Cave reached another million in record time and welcomed the 38 millionth cave visitor. A VIP visitor Tomos Terfel from Wales reserved the day for a visit to Postojna Cave and the Predjama Castle, without having had the faintest idea the second day of his Slovenian holiday would make the trip. He had wanted to visit Slovenia for a long time, and this trip was a birthday present from his girlfriend Erin. Up until the moment when the millionth visitor was announced in Postojna Cave’s Concert Hall at the end of a regular cave tour, the...
3Nov
Akrapovič add a stylish touch to the BMW M3 and M4

Akrapovič add a stylish touch to the BMW M3 and M4

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Akrapovič has added four stunning accompaniments to its range of Evolution Line and Slip-On Line exhaust systems and components for the BMW M3 and M4 models with the launch of new carbon fibre accessories to enhance the appearance of the whole car. Beautifully created with high-quality hand-made carbon fibre, the rear diffuser is a visual delight that adds a sporty and aggressive finish to the rear of the car and shows the tailpipes off to their exceptional best. Available in a high-gloss of matte finish, these highly desirable diffusers make a perfect match for the carbon fibre mirror caps. Also...
30Oct
Intera has been awarded a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence Certificate

Intera has been awarded a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence Certificate

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Following the evaluation of the credit rating company Bisnode, Intera d.o.o. is at the top of the Slovenian economy: it is placed among the top 1.6% legal entities in Slovenia. This entitles it to a prestigious AAA Creditworthiness rating excellence. The certificate of business excellence The AAA Creditworthiness Rating Excellence is an internationally recognised certificate, representing the topmost rating value of legal entities. It is based on the entity’s financial statements for the previous financial year and predicts the safety of operations within the next twelve months. Companies which achieve creditworthiness rating are perceived as the most reliable, credible and...
25Oct
With Jezeršek gostinstvo to the Slovenian House 2018 in PyeongChang

With Jezeršek gostinstvo to the Slovenian House 2018 in PyeongChang

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Next year, the company Jezeršek gostinstvo, which has become a proud partner of Slovenian House 2018, is going to bring one young prospective student of catering and/or tourism along with them to PyeongChang, the host of the next Winter Olympic Games. He or she will be chosen through a call for applications. In this way, the company will contribute to solving the problems of employment in the field of catering. After eight years, the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang next year will again see the project Slovenian House, where NOC-SLO, together with partners, continues with the project of joining sports...
23Oct
1. SBC forum for even better entry to the German market

1. SBC forum for even better entry to the German market

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Economic integration and cooperation offers many benefits to all parties concerned, there are many opportunities. The Slovenian Business Club – SBC encourages networking between Slovenian businesses, but at the same time focuses on expanding the economic cooperation between other European countries. An example of the latter is the cooperation concluded between the SBC and German organisation BVMW. The future of this cooperation will be presented to the Slovenian general public at the SBC forum on 15 January 2018. The German organisation BVMW is the biggest apolitical association of small- and medium-sized businesses in Germany and it connects more than 550,000...
19Oct
Postojna Cave presented with the 2017 Sejalec award

Postojna Cave presented with the 2017 Sejalec award

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From 17 to 19 October, Kranjska Gora hosted the central Slovenian expert event in tourism, called the Days of Slovenian Tourism. Those who have put into effect the most innovative ideas, thus contributing to the development of tourism and recognisability of Slovenia, were presented the awards during a ceremony on Wednesday night in the Planica Nordic Centre. The company Postojnska jama was among the best this year, receiving the 2017 Sejalec award for its EXPO JAMA KRAS exhibition. The Sejalec award, the highest award for innovative products, is presented by the Slovenian Tourist Board every year. Marjan Batagelj, the chairman...
13Oct
PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Messer air separation unit in Škofja Loka

PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Messer air separation unit in Škofja Loka

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In February 2017, the industrial gases specialist Messer started constructing the air separation unit on 9.500 square meters of land in Škofja Loka.  Technical gases are used in almost all branches of industry: in medicine, pharmacy, food technology, steel industry and many other areas. The new facility deployment is important from the ecological point of view, as the company currently supplies liquified gases to its customers in tankers from other countries, which is ecologically demanding and also costly due to long transportation routes. The special feature of this construction project and the core element of the new plant is the...
5Oct
SBC Bootcamp

SBC Bootcamp

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In Slovenia, almost 7,000 students graduated from technics, production and processing technology, civil engineering and natural science study programmes last year. Despite such a large number of graduates, entrepreneurs, and members of the Slovenian Business Club too, are stating more and more frequently that there are not enough suitably qualified people to do high-technology Jobs. The Slovenian Business Club notes that the employers frequently and above all complain about the lack of experience, which would enable young workers to start working sooner and do their work more effectively. The Slovenian Business Club reacted to this by presenting a two-month intensive...
3Oct
SBC welcomed new members to the association

SBC welcomed new members to the association

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On Monday, the company Akrapovič hosted the sixth meeting of the association, where we addressed some important subjects connected to our future activities. We started off with changes and amendments to the Contract establishing the association, which will enable easier and quicker acceptance of new members, as we wish our club to grow larger and stronger and, at the same time, socially recognisable, being an example of fair business, which changes development in Slovenian society. We will also be more successful at the latter in the light of possible growth of membership including those businesses outside Slovenia which are owned...
2Oct
720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

720 children and Skaza ran together for swimmers with Down’s syndrome

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On Saturday, 30 September, Velenje hosted 2nd Skaza charity run Child to Child. Lake Velenje saw as many as 720 children under 15 this year, who ran for Delfinčki (Little Dolphins), swimmers with Down’s syndrome from Velenje Swim Club. After the registration, where each runner received their T-shirt and a bag with gifts, different workshops for children followed. The children could paint, have fun overcoming various challenges on the obstacle course, or choose face painting. Some of them will remember the charity run because they had their photo taken in a special photo corner. Before the start, Tanja Skaza, CEO...
27Sep
Business Run Ljubljana

Business Run Ljubljana

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On Thursday, 21st September 2017, Ljubljana hosted the 2nd Merkur zavarovalnica Business Run. This is an attractive running event with emphasised elements of teambuilding and networking, excellent food, and a spectacular musical experience. The Slovenian Business Club joined the running-business project as the only association of companies since the organiser recognised the values that sport is built on and the idea of fair play. The event is oriented towards all those who are tired of classical business gatherings, those who are aware of the power of team spirit and know how to use it effectively for their business growth. Several...
18Sep
AV Studio among WEBSI Web Champs

AV Studio among WEBSI Web Champs

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Web champs and fans of digital communication gathered at the WEBSI Day, the festival of Slovenian digital communication, where they hosted numerous interesting guests and discussed current topics. The conference was concluded with a round table discussing the topic “Influencer of marketing”. The moderator Nika Horvat (project manager, AV studio) talked with her guests who are either influential people or work with them: Ciril Komotar (Komotar Minuta), Eva Ana Kazič (Allaroundeve,) Rok Terkaj (Trkaj,), Simon Šketa (Šketa.si), and Viktorija Radojević (marketing executive director, Mercator). The WEBSI Awards were presented at the event. The Mediodrom Agency was named best digital agency...
11Sep
Celebrated 50th MOS in Celje

Celebrated 50th MOS in Celje

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The 50th international trade fair MOS brings even a richer selection and segmentation of the fair into five key areas: MOS – construction and home renovation, MOS – camping and caravanning, tourism and food, MOS – equipment and materials for crafts and industry, MOS – business solutions and business opportunities abroad, MOS – consumer goods. The fair this year has as its first partner state in history, Croatia, which due to its vicinity and general good cooperation among entrepreneurs on both sides of the border opens up new opportunities for the strengthening of economic collaboration. From 12th to 17th September,...
4Sep
Record Visits to Postojna Cave Park

Record Visits to Postojna Cave Park

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Last August marked seven years since the management of the Postojna Cave company was taken over by Marjan Batagelj; he assigned to it new development guidelines, set it high goals and thus built new foundations of not only Postojna’s but rather Slovenian tourism. During these years, tourism development has been created with the help of promotional and sales activities as well as with product development, raising the quality of services, and last but not least with investments into the infrastructure – in a manner that has prepared them for the seasons to come. The success seen now is only the...
28Aug
Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

Last Saturday Entrepreneurs and Athletes Raised a Record Sum

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On Saturday, the renovated Royal Bled Golf Course hosted the 7th Charity Golf Tournament with Anže Kopitar and Joc Pečečnik and his Interblock Group. At the event, a record sum of €110,971.80 was raised with the help of successful Slovenian companies, athletes, and individuals. The event was supported by numerous companies, including some of the members of the Slovenian Business Club: Akrapovič; Arkas; Avto hiša Vrtač; Accentec; Avto Aktiv; Blažič, robni trakovi; Conditus; Cvetličarna Khaya; Dat-con; Dr. Glass; Elvez; E-branjevka; Elbacom; Eurocom; GEC Plešce; Golf igrišče Royal Bled; Icepeak; Iskratel; Jezeršek Gostinstvo; Kirurgija Bitenc; Lotrič Meroslovje; Lumar; Makplast; MennYacht; Mebor;...
24Aug
The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

The seventh charity tournament to help people in need

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World class athlete Anže Kopitar and compassionate entrepreneur Joc Pečečnik again show that they are made of the right stuff as they prove for the fifth year in a row that charitable work strengthens solidarity and feeds hearts. For this purpose they are organising the seventh or fifth charity tournament in their common organisation at the traditional but completely renovated location of the Royal Bled golf course on the last Saturday of August, the 26th. As in the years before their charitable efforts are supported by Anže’s team AK11 and many notable names from sports, as well as friends and...
21Aug
PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Raycap R&D and production complex in Komenda

PROTIM Ržišnik Perc in project implementation of Raycap R&D and production complex in Komenda

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Company Iskra zaščite d.o.o., owned by the Raycap Group, started the construction of their new R&D and production complex in the Komenda business zone. The facility will cover 8,760 m2 square meters of gross surface, including one of the largest European laboratories for the testing of industrial surge protection equipment. Architects and engineers of PROTIM Ržišnik Perc prepared this project in a multi-disciplinary BIM model (Building Information Modeling), which ensures transparency of all data of the new facility, optimization of construction time, cost control and better predictability of long-term effects and risks. In addition to preparation of the entire project...
26Jul
Prince Albert II Charmed by the Gourmet Experience 50m above Ground

Prince Albert II Charmed by the Gourmet Experience 50m above Ground

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The global hit–Dinner in the Sky, known in over 40 countries around the world and which in recent years has pampered the tastebuds of gourmet connoisseurs in the biggest metropolises, including Prince Albert II, returns to Ljubljana this September. The world hit of culinary pleasures–Dinner in the Sky, is renowned as one of the most unforgettable gourmet experiences in the air and has been thrilling people all around the world for some time now, not only in Europe, but also in Australia, Japan, India, Dubai, Brazil, the United States of America, Mexico, Canada, and China. More than 5,000 events happening...
21Jul
The Third Generation Working at the GEC Group

The Third Generation Working at the GEC Group

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The GEC Company is a kind of a successor to the facility for the processing of plastic and metal which was founded by Emil and Jelena Gec in the 1970s. In the early days, production was located in the garage of the Gec family home, but the increasing scope of work enabled them to relocate to new facilities in 1988. Today this location serves as the base for the plastic processing. The first facility was equipped with machines for foil production and faster machines for the production of plastic bags. Since this type of offer achieved great success, the need...
18Jul
Successful 15 Years for Intera from Ptuj

Successful 15 Years for Intera from Ptuj

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The Intera Company is the biggest Slovenian provider of CRM solutions and has been placed among the best employers in Slovenia for the eighth year in a row. The company started its business path 15 years ago and soon their team, among one of the first in Slovenia to do so, offered to the market a business solution in a cloud. Intrix CRM is an on-line and today also mobile application which helps companies improve their business processes and client relationships, optimise their sales, marketing, project, and service activities and thus boost their sales results. They pride themselves on more...