Adris Business Forum, the largest business forum in the region, was held on May 17th 2007 in the concert hall “Vatroslav Lisinski” in Zagreb in front of about a thousand and eight hundred leading businessmen and students from Croatia and the region.

Adris Business Forum, the largest business forum in the region, was held on May 17th 2007 in the concert hall “Vatroslav Lisinski” in Zagreb in front of about a thousand and eight hundred leading businessmen and students from Croatia and the region. The central guest of the Forum was the legendary Jack Welch, the most successful and the most controversial manager of the 20th century.
Presentation at the Forum, whose central theme was “Leadership and innovative strategies” were also held by Ron Adner, the world’s leading expert of business strategy and innovation, world-renowned consultant Fritz Kroeger and Velimir Srića from the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb.
Professor Ph. D. Velimir Srića in his opening words of the forum said: “Adris Business Forum is certainly the largest business forum in the region and will give us the opportunity to encounter one of the largest managers of today, Jack Welch. I hope that, today, we will help the further economic development of Croatia. ”
During the Forum, a special round table was organized. The topic was the perspective and direction of development of the Croatian economy and the countries in the region. Participants of the round table were leaders of the largest regional companies: Igor Bavcar (Istrabenz, Slovenia) Dubravko Grgic (Agram), Gordana Kovacevic (Ericsson Nikola Tesla) Darko Marinac (Podravka), Predrag Mihajlovic (Komercijalna banka, Serbia), Mujo Selimovic (MIMS, Bosnia and Herzegovina).
Adris Business Forum was the largest gathering of business elite in this part of Europe and a unique place for the adoption of new managerial knowledge and skills, and certainly one of the most prestigious managerial meetings in the region. Thanks to the sponsor of the Forum – Adris Group Inc. which provided free tickets – 200 best students of economic faculties and business schools across the Croatia get the opportunity to participate at the Forum.

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