Budapest. At the 70th Skål world congress, Nik Račić M.Sc, Director of the Croatian Congress and Incentive Bureau was elected as President of Skål International the international association of travel and tourism professionals.
The election of Nik Račić as the President of Skål International is a recognition of his long term successful work in the development of Croatian and international tourism, especially in the meetings, incentives and events market.
Nik Račić was European Manager of the year for conventions and incentives – IBTM Geneva 1999. He has organized more than 250 international meetings and incentives in Croatia, and 450 site inspection visits, workshops, road shows and presentations. He was also the organizer behind the appearance of the Croatian National Tourist Board and Croatian Convention and Incentive Bureau at more than 800 trade shows worldwide.
As a Director of Skål International responsible for Business Affairs, he formed collaborations between Skål International and IMEX, EIBTM Reed Company and IT-ME Chicago trade shows, and has been in long term cooperation with most important publications and media. He has also organized many international congresses, incentive forums and educational seminars. He is a member of SKÅL International, SITE, ICCA, Destination marketing Association International and has been a speaker at many international congresses and forums of SITE, ICCA, Alpe-Adria and Central Europena Initiative. www.skal.org, www.croatia.hr