The upcoming Dubrovnik EXPO 23, organized by the Center for Youth Careers Dubrovnik (CKM Dubrovnik), is set to take place on October 26th and 27th at the Student Center in Dubrovnik. This event, designed to promote entrepreneurship and offer career guidance to young individuals, brings together a vast array of opportunities for both personal and professional growth. Last year's event saw the engagement of 28 higher education institutions, showcasing their programs to over 3,300 final-year students from 58 high schools across Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The event featured specialized zones like the EXPO zone, EU zone, Gastro zone, and Chill zone, attracting representatives from 20 Regional Competence Centers.
Anticipated to be even more impactful this year, Dubrovnik EXPO 23 is expected to draw final-year students not only from Croatia but also from the broader regions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The EU zone will be a notable highlight, with representatives from various European institutions, including the European Parliament office in Croatia and the European Commission office in Croatia.
Supported by key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Education, Ministry of International and EU Affairs, Croatian Employment Center, the event will host prominent figures like Vice President of the European Commission, Ms. Dubravka Suica, for a panel discussion on the second day.
This year's expo is expected to host over 3,500 students, 26 higher education institutions, 70 high schools, 16 public institutions, 20 regional centers of competencies, and 24 companies. The aim is to provide a platform for young individuals to explore educational opportunities and gain insights into potential career paths.