The largest networking conference in Slovenia

Each one of the managers, entropreneurs and business professionals understands the importance of business networking. Netpro is a whole-day networking conference, with the aim to connect business professionals, managers and entropreneurs from different economy fields, with the intention of making new business synergies in Slovenia as well as internationally. 


Internationally renowned guests

Guests of the conference are internationally renowned speakers from different areas of business networking.
Networking conference's program includes a round table discussion of networkers, lobbyists and managers, on which rules of business networking are discussed.
Round table is followed by several short panels by renowned guests on topic of business netowrking, and networking learning nodes - business matchmaking, where participants systematicly exchange their business cards.


Free legal consulting

Part of the networking conference Netpro's program is a legal salon with free legal consulting for event participants, entropreneurs and managers, that also includes legal islands, for meeting with an attorney one on one.


Ceremonial presentation of awards

Networking conference will end ceremoniously with an evening presentation of awards to nominees and a program, followed by networking.

Check out this year's nominees for NetPRO awards!


This year's NetPRO conference was held on 1. 10. 2015. See program here:

13.00 - 13.30 Registration
13:30 - 13:50

Welcome speech and introduction to NETPRO conference

Moderation: Tamara Štader, Taman d.o.o.



Daniela Bervar

CEO, Business Intelligence Center / partner, Media Lab d.o.o.


Franc But

Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister's Cabinet


Tomaž Pernovšek

CEO, TS Media



Managers and art of networking at the international level and the importance of business networking in Slovenia and abroad

Moderation: Daniela Bervar Kotolenko



Medeja Lončar

CEO, Siemens


Matej Potokar

General Manager, Microsoft


Julij Božič

CEO, IBM Slovenia 

Coffee and snacks break. Tax & legal consulting corners.


Peter Baranyi, PhD, DSc, Head of Laboratory 3D Internet based Control and Communications Research Laboratory

Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Doing business in 3D era - future trends of global business networking. Panel in English.


Mark Turrell, CEO, Orasci

Global networking opportunities and new approaches to access international business communities.

Young global leader by World Economic Forum. Panel in English.


16.15 – 16.30

Get at least 20 new business contacts! Network Learning nodes using the platform business assistant.

Caretaker of product: Petra Podlipnik Pelcar , MBA

16.30 - 18.30 Business matchmaking.



LEX lawyers salon and Consulting corner: free legal advice to participants, entrepreneurs and managers, advisory and legal islets.


20:00 - 21:00

Evening ceremonial presentation of NETPRO awards to nominated companies for business excellence awards and presentation of awards to  individuals- Ambassador of Business networking.
21:00 - Cocktail party and networking.



Mark Turrell is the founder and CEO of Orcasci, a strategy and marketing agency specializing in designing programs that ‘spread’ products, services, ideas and behaviors. He is passionate about helping people change the world for better and is keen on finding ways to spread and scale good things faster. With Orcasci he has worked on projects as diverse as elections, smoking cessation, and motion picture marketing.Turrell is also the co-founder of Imaginatik, a firm that pioneered the use of collective intelligence and crowdsourcing techniques for corporations, with a special focus on innovation. During his sixteen years at Imaginatik, Turrell worked with hundreds of companies around the world. His clients included Merck, Pfizer, Chevron, Dow Chemical, Nokia, IBM, Whirlpool, Weyerhaeuser and Xerox. He was nominated as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in 2008, and a Young Global Leader in 2010. He has been a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, through his work at Imaginatik.

Peter Baranyi, PhD, DSc, is the President of the Multidisciplinary PhD Doctoral School at Széchenyi István University, Co-founder of MISTEMS Innovation and Services Ltd., Head of Research Laboratory (3DICC) at MTA SZTAKI (Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungaian Academy of Sciences and a professor at Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He initiated TP model transformation and cognitive infocommunications discipline and its IEEE annual conference series. Baranyi has been a researcher in Hong Kong, France, New South Wales, Tokyo and Germany and has been highly awarded thorughout his career.