Starting from 1994, in Budva, every year, Festival of Information Technology Achievements – INFOFEST is held as selective thematic gathering with an international character which represents central ICT event in the region. Organizers of the INFOFEST are the Government of Montenegro (Ministry of Information Society and Telecommunications) and consulting company Biznis Link from Belgrade. The Government of Montenegro has, on 29th of July 1993, officially proclaimed that INFOFEST is an “Event of State-importance”.
This invitation for Company (institutional) participation at the INFOFEST is sent on the basis of selected decision of Expert Committee. Invitation contains the conditions for application, including choosing of status and form of participation.
Program includes discussions and presentational contents, INFOFEST exhibition, invitational lectures, thematic conferences, counseling and seminars. Focused announcing themes of INFOFEST 2016 are:
- Theme 1: “Digital society. Operational Ranges of Electronic Government”;
- Theme 2: ”Future of Cloud Concept”;
- Theme 3: “New Era in Modern Banking – Digital Banking”;
- Theme 4: “Security Dilemmas and Security Challenges”;
- Theme 5: “Internet of Things”.
Exceptional atmosphere of this gathering is fulfilled by animation programs – Opening ceremony (25th of September at 20.30h), Evening with friends (29th of September at 21.00h), cocktails and trips, entertainment programs… Program of INFOFEST is finalized on Friday, 30th of September with acknowledgment and award recognition. Departure of participants is on Saturday, 1st of October.
INFOFEST has a quality graphic production (catalogue, program, registration box-folder, promotional material). Information concerning preparatory phase of INFOFEST are announced at: www.infofest.com.
On the previous INFOFEST, Companies that participated with exclusive status were:
In program, participants were: Symantc Corp. SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Kaspersky Lab, CISCO, Fortinet, Telenor, Ericsson, Radio Broadcasting Centre of Montenegro, Asseco SEE, TeleGroup, Digit Montenegro, ComTrade, Infolink, Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services of Montenegro, Central Bank of Montenegro, Zeta System, Energodata, Montenegro Ministry of Education, ECDL, Aliter Tech, Alfanum, S&T, Monstat, NTO of Montenegro, Prozone, Directorate for e-Government of Serbia, Delta, RCC, IP Way and Axis Comm.