As part of the annual European Week, Brussels and its European district celebrated on 09.05.2015. the Festival of Europe and Open doors day. The Representative Office of Dubrovnik-Neretva Region organized a stand at the Committee of the Regions to present the Dubrovnik-Neretva, Brod-Posavina, Vukovar-Srijem and Karlovac Regions' tourist and gastronomic offer, as well as guides for foreign investments and successful cases of implemented projects financed by the EU. Along with Croatian regions the event hosted many exhibitors of other European regions as well as organisations and European lobby networks.
EBS was organized on 06th and 07th May 2015 and has broken its own record this year with over 2,300 participants, including 155 speakers in over 50 sessions. Yet again EBS has proven to be the most influential platform gathering business leaders & policy makers. The new Commission responded positively with 10 European Commissioners participating, including 3 of the Vice Presidents, as well as the President of the European Parliament.
In its 15th year, EBS remains, more than ever, the largest independent forum for business leaders, policy-makers, think tanks, civil society and academics. EBS puts Europe's top priorities into the spotlight, by providing a platform where key issues for economic growth and the wellbeing of society are debated. The Summit was attended by the official representative of Dubrovnik Neretva Region in Brussels, Hrvoje Butigan.