Summer is already approaching its final stages, August started and before you blink September will be here. That being said, it is time to announce a treat for all communication and marketing lovers. After eight successful editions, Weekend Media Festival is back in Rovinj. End of September will present another chance for gathering of experts and enthusiasts in communication and business industries.

This event is known for presenting new trends, giving opportunity for sharing experiences and discussing future of the industry. More than 4000 participants are expected to attend the conference from 22nd to 25th September. This is what makes this event special, it is not created only for specialists and professionals, but for everybody who shows interest in the field. We are all witnessing communication revolution, new trends are arising on a daily basis and everybody has to keep up. Whether we are talking about CEOs, marketing professionals or just enthusiasts that are dealing with these topics, everybody can benefit from this event.


This years edition will cover range of topics that will be presented by different speakers. According to the official program, panel discussions will focus on various things, starting from public relations, new media and social movements, comeback of radio, global brands, user experience, native advertising, future of television, and many more.

Speakers of 9th Weekend Media Festival

9th Weekend Media Festival is bringing new and important names in the industry, starting with Shawn Pecas Costner with 18 years of amazing experience in music industry. He was dealing with promotion of many music celebrities such as Rihanna, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Big Sean and others. Currently he is at the position of executive director of RNC (Roc Nation Sports) which is an American sports management company, owned by globally known hip hop star – Jay Z. On the list of this years presenters is also Lazar Džamić, a creative strategist originally from Serbia and a director of strategic planning in some creative agencies in London. On the list is also Magdalena Horánska, a sales and marketing professional with 14 years experience in media monitoring and measurement industry. Currently, she is CEO of MCA Grupa, a group of media monitoring and measurement companies across the Adriatic region. Festival will also present Jarno Vanhatapio and Magnus Emilson who are leading in Sweden, a disruptive online fashion marketplace. These are not the only presenters on the floor of the 9th Weekend Media Festival. For all of you eager to find out the rest of this list and what will be happening in this years  gathering – applications are still opened.

While waiting for the doors of this years festival to be opened, make sure you check out our story from last year, about 8th Weekend Media Festival.

Stay tuned for our follow up stories from Rovinj and remember – communication never stops!

Image and video credits go to Weekend Media Festival 2016 and YouTube.