On the occasion of marking 30. anniversary of Croatian-American relations, will be held in Zagreb 4. and April 5th to hold a two-day gathering entitled “The US-Croatia Forum: A 21st Century Partnership” organized by the Embassy of the United States, the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb and the Croatian Office for Creativity and Innovation. The forum will bring together senior US and Croatian government officials, political and business leaders, scientists and prominent individuals in the field of innovation and startups, and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Radnička cesta 21.

An invitation to young professionals and leaders

A special program within the Forum Young Leaders Forum is designed for young professionals from Croatia, aged between 18 and 35 years. The rich program of the Forum, the opportunity for networking and surprise guests during the unofficial part of the conference, are just some of the reasons why more space will be sought to participate in this event. More information is available at https://youngleaders.huki.hr .

Who can apply and how?

Persons between 18 and 35 years of age residing in the Republic of Croatia can apply, and it is recommended to highlight business experiences, entrepreneurial ambitions, scientific papers as well as innovative ideas in the making or realization, and experience or ambitions for leading roles in their field.

The organizer of the Young Leaders Forum is the Croatian Office for Creativity and Innovation, and applications are available through the official website https://youngleaders.huki.hr/apply / and last until March 13, 2022 at 23:59.

The number of places is limited, and selected participants of the Forum who come from outside Zagreb are provided with accommodation. The official language of the Forum is English, and to participate you need to present an EU digital COVID certificate.