Budva, Montenegro
Hotel „Avala Resort & Villas“ May 13-16th 2019


FREI 2019 –  Program


May 13th (Monday) – first day


13:00-17:00 Arrival, registration, check-in
17:30-19:10 Introductory Session

17:30-17:50 Investments in Tourism Development – Results and Future Expectations - Pavle Radulović, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro

17:50-18:10 How to Stimulate the Investments of the Domestic Economy  – Dragica Sekulić, Minister of Economy of Montenegro

18:10-18:30 Council Activities and Business Environment of Montenegro Christoph Schoen, President, Montenegin Foreign Investors Council

18:30-18:50 Portonovi – a Magnificent Pearl of Boka Bay – Azmont Investments (General Sponsor)

18:50-19:10 Benchmarking of Hotel Industry in Montenegro – Andrej Šimatić, Senior Project Manager, Horwath HTL (Special FREI partner)

19:10-19:40 Coffee break
20:00-22:00 Welcome Cocktail – („VIS Tetra“ band)


May 14th (Tuesday) –  second day


09:30-11:00 Panel 1: Citizenship-by-Investment Program –  New Competitive Trump Card in for the Attracting Foreign Investments –Secretariat for Developments Projects of Montenegro
11:20–13:10 Success Stories – presentation program11:20-11:40 Reality and Future - Porto Montenegro

11:50-12:10 Key success factors of global citizenship-by-investment programs – Hugh Morshead, Henley & Partners Montenegro, Authorized Representative; Stefan Kraus, Henley & Partners, member of Executive Committee (Golden FREI Partner)

12:20-12:40 Modern Data Centers: Examples of Good Pactice in Montenegro – Dejan Dokmanović, Rittel; Žarko Drobnjak, Čikom

12:50-13:10 Tivat – a City that Shapes the Future – Municipality of Tivat

13:20-13:50 Coffee break
17:00-17:20 Investments in Infrastructure –  Precondition for the Development of Northern Region of Montegero –  Rešad Nuhodžić, Acting Director, Administration of Public Works of Montenegro
17:30-17:50 Concession of Nikola Tesla Airport – Message for the Region – Ana Kaluđerović, Aleksandra Stanisavljević, Airport Nikola Tesla (lecture by invitation)
18:00-18:20 Ski Resorts of Montenegro –  Miloš Popović, CEO, Ski Resorts of Montenegro
18:40-20:10 Panel 2: Growth Barriers  in Luxury Hospitality – Horwath HTL (Special FREI Partner)
21:30-23:30 Evening with Friends Entertainment Program („Crveno i crno“ band)


May 15th (Wednessday) – third day


09:30-12:30 Regional Conference: Tourist Function of Maritime Affairs - PE for Montenegrin Coastal Zone ManagementModerator:
– Tina Tičić, Head of Department for Managing Ports of Local Importance
and Maritime Affairs – PE for Montenegrin Coastal Zone ManagementPanelists:
– prof. Branislav Radulović, PhD – Faculty of Law, Mediteran University
– Paula Vidović, Director of Coastal and Maritime Shipping Agency, Split
– Loris Rak, Member of the BoD, INCON
– Branislav Gloginja, Hydrographic Surveyor, Hydrometeorology and
Seismology Agency of Montenegro
– prof. Oto Iker, PhD – Faculty of Mediterranean and Business Studies Tivat
12:30-13:00 Coffee Break
13:00-14:00 International competition for the urbanistic and architectural concept design of the promenade in Budva

- prof. Dušan Vuksanović, PhD, Chief State Architect
– Ana Samardžić, Chief City Architect, Municipality of Budva
– Slobodan-Bobo Mitrović, Architect
– prof. Veljko Radulović, PhD, Faculty of Architecture, University of Montenegro

16:00-16:25 Investing in Montenegro and Croatia: Some thoughts from a foreign eye over 15 years – Paul Bradbury, Total Croatia/Montenegro News, CEO & Owner (invited lecturer)
16:35-17:00 Hotels & Residential in a Mixed-Use Development – Daniel Von Barloewen, Regional Senior Director Mixed-Use Development – Europe, Marriott International (invited lecturer) 
17:30-19:00 Panel 3: Business Environment – Opportunities, Challenges and Way Forward (panel – Montenegrin Council of Foreign Investors)
19:15-19:30 Messages of FREI 2019. Award Recognition  – final session
19:30-20:00 Cocktail


May 16th (Thursday) – fourth day


09:00-11:00 Check-out. Departure


FREI 2019 – Exhibitors


Portonovi by Azmont Investments Porto Montenegro
Henley & Partners Montenegro Horwath HTL
PE for Montenegrin Coastal Zone Management Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism
Ananti Resort, Residences & Beach Club Adriatic Properties
Budvanska Rivijera Hotel Group Luštica Development – Luštica Bay
Montenegro Post Centre for Architecture and Urbanism (CAU)
Studio Synthesis Architecture & Design Sauter Montenegro
DVARP RLC Montenegro
National Tourism Organisation of Montenegro Dream Estates Montenegro (Savills Montenegro)
Municipality of Tivat