Dear guests; honoured Mr. Dejan Crnek,
Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana Municipality; Mr. Prof. Vladimir Pezdirc; representatives
of the diplomatic corps; dear exhibitors; dear colleagues.
Welcome to the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition
and Convention Centre!
Two fairs, the Ambient and Dom Plus Fair, with
one ticket are the proof that we are on the right way after last year's premiere.
The Ambient Fair exhibits furniture and
interior furnishings, while the Dom Plus Fair includes building furniture,
heating and cooling technology and prefabricated houses.
The fair will be held from today until
Sunday in all the halls of the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre
and in the additional assembled hall and on the Mestna ploščad, under the
common slogan Everything for Home!
At both fairs, 186companies from 13 countries participate. As organizers, we also invited branch professional
backing this year and jointly prepared a varied accompanying program.
Free consultations and lectures are held at
the Dom Plus all five days.
Visitors at the showrooms get an overview
of the offer and with free advice from landscape architects, financiers,
construction physicists and other experts they get answers to their specific
The main thread of this year's program is
focused on the comprehensive renovation of multi-dwelling buildings - from the
collecting of ideas to the final realization of the project.
For years, the program has been prepared by
the ZRMK Construction Institute and the ENSVET Network.
The Association of Woodworkers of Slovenia
and its partners organizes a consultation and a round table on Challenges in
Wood Industry on Thursday.
For many years, at the Ambient Fair, the GR
– Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre has been actively developing projects
that promote the growth and development of the furniture industry and design in
This year we have prepared already the 8th
exhibition and the Top Idea Exchange, where 24 young creators present design
ideas, which is the most so far. The sponsors of the project are Mömax and
Three years ago, we also introduced free
architectural consulting Top Architect and Special Guest of the Ambient Fair.
This year it is the Miniforms Company from Italy.
For twelve years now, the GR – Ljubljana Exhibition
and Convention Centre, in the selection of the special commission for design
surpluses among the exhibited products, awards Top 5 Prizes, which can be seen
at a special exhibition.
We are convinced that our fair strategy
contributes much more than just an overview of the exhibitors' offer.
We believe that with these projects, round
tables, professional lectures and thick catalogue, we managed to connect the
design profession, the economy and the broadest public, ie our visitors or
We also want to bring this year's exhibition
content closer with a special discounted ticket, that is, Happy Hour Ticket.
You are also invited to visit the
RETROspection exhibitions; this is the Polish design at the beginning of the 21stcentury and second-hand furniture and equipment from the Ljubljana Re-use Centre.
The diversity in the timber structure is
represented by the Department of Woodworking of the Ljubljana University Biotechnical
On the Mestna Ploščad, the wooden
self-sufficient unit for temporary stay of the Permiz Company and the
construction and housing products of the Žurbi Team Company are on display.
At the end I would like to thank everyone
who equips, installs and advises with us in order to connect the offer of fairs
in a living organism, which contributes to the economic growth and development
of companies from these branches.
Sincere congratulations to the award
See you again in a year.