Press release ()

The first ever New Europe Market brought together media
professionals from all over to Dubrovnik, Croatia
Thematic panels, the largest content market in the region, and entertaining parties at some of the most
spectacular locations in Dubrovnik characterized the first ever NEM.
Zagreb, May 14th - After 4 successful days of 14 thematic panels , the largest content market in the region, and
entertaining parties at some of the most spectacular locations in Dubrovnik, NEM 2013 finally came to end.
Specific to NEM is that it provided it's participants the perfect combination of business and pleasure. Throughout
NEM were various networking opportunities such as Mediavision's Welcome Drink, the Eutelsat and MaxTV Coffee
Break, the Viasat party at the Hotel Rixos Libertas with musical guests the Soulfingers and champagne provided by
Playboy TV, Fox International Channels Happy Hour which was held at the Agora Bar and Terrace at the Hotel Rixos,
and NEM's official party at Fort Revelin in the Old City of Dubrovnik.
The Mediavision Welcome Drink began with a toast by NEM and Mediavision director Sanja Božić-Ljubičić, who
thanked NEM participants for recognizing the importance of such an event. Despite the unpredictable weather the
atmosphere was great with the help of the Soulfingers, as well as the sparkling wine brought by Playboy TV. The
biggest surprise of the evening was a flash mob from the Order of the Silver Dragon whose performance brought
attendees back in time to the Middle Ages.
The following day Eutelsat, NEM’s Diamond Sponsor, treated NEM attendees to a Coffee Break, after which
Apostolos Triantafyllou, Senior Vice President for Sales at Eutelsat, presented on the newest technology of satellite
broadband that will soon go on tour in Croatia. Mr. Triantafyllou later went on to say that, 'The industry was
missing and event like this in this part of the world. Everybody wanted to do it but no one was daring to,but
Mediavision did it and this is why we decided to sponsor NEM. The market is dynamic and growing, and there are
key players in the region and this event coincides perfectly with Croatia as it enters the European Union.'
For the Fox International Channels Happy Hour NEM participants gathered on the Agora terrace; the perfect
location that testifies that the CEE region is really a market with a view. In addition to being a great networking
opportunity, music from the Ines Tričković and Quartet, finger food, and drinks provided a nice break from panel
discussions and a warm up to that evenings NEM party at Fort Revelin. NEM truly left it's mark in the center of
Dubrovnik during the spectacular NEM Party hosted at the historic Fort Revelin. The space and music delighted
guests. The next day, after a long night of dancing, MaxTv's Coffee Break provided attendees with much needed
coffee for the third and final day of dynamic panel discussions.
'I'm really glad that I'm here, everything is beautiful – from the pictures from the airport to the actual conference,
which really surprised me. NEM is very professionally organized, everything is working perfectly, the variety of
visitors is excellent, all the people that are relevant to our region and to Europe are here, overall the event is an
outstanding success,' said Dragan Solak, Chairman of the Board of United Group.
NEM 2013 was a successful beginning to what we know will be a long standing tradition in the region and media
industry because of it's importance to the region and wider area. See you at NEM 2014.
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