Sparkme 2019

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IT i Tehnologija is one of the most carefully curated business/internet conferences in Southeast Europe. The conference has been organized annually since 2013, in the European country of Montenegro, as a part of the Corporate Social Responsibility program of Domain.ME, a private company which is in charge of Montenegro’s national internet domain – .ME. 2019 is set for May 25-26, 2019 in Porto Montenegro in Tivat. Located in the central part of the Bay of Kotor, Tivat is at the heart of Montenegro’s coastal tourism industry. The vibrant town caters to a bustling nautical community, offering a wealth of restaurants, bars and numerous nearby coves, ideal for summer cruises of the Tivat Riviera. Previously a historic naval base, Porto Montenegro’s reincarnated as the Mediterranean’s leading luxury yacht homeport and marina village. The village attracts a vibrant year-round international crowd, with an events scene that extends to conferences, exhibitions, and cultural events. has come a long way from a meeting point for a couple of dozen of tech enthusiasts and geeks to a must-visit tech and marketing event for the Balkan region and beyond. The mission of from the very beginning was to improve the quality of life for people in Southeast Europe by raising awareness about the possibilities Internet and new technologies offer, through education, competition and networking opportunities. 2018 attracted 580 attendees from 28 countries. brings stories from the front lines of disruptive technological solutions, innovative business models, engaging marketing strategies, and world-changing initiatives, presented by some of the world’s most influential thinkers and brands. We are NOT the biggest conference when it comes to the sheer number of attendees, speakers, or startups – and we are NOT trying to be. We are an intimate conference, with a thoroughly curated agenda, where every speaker is hand-picked. We pay special attention to every detail, and we try to make an unforgettable conference experience. Our goal is not to be the biggest conference in the region, but to be the conference that makes the biggest positive change. stage, in previous years, welcomed some of the world’s most renowned thinkers and influencers:
- Pankaj Ghemawat – One of the world’s leading authorities on global strategy, and a TED speaker;
- Rory Sutherland – Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather UK, and a TED speaker;
- Christopher Fabian – Co-founder and co-lead of UNICEF’s Innovation Unit, and one of 2013 TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people;
- Brian Solis – A principal analyst at research firm Altimeter Group, and a bestselling author;
- Mark W. Schaefer – One of the world’s foremost social media marketing strategists, and a business consultant who blogs at {grow} – one of the top five - marketing blogs of the world);
- Alf Rehn – Internationally recognized business thinker, an author and a speaker;
- Mike Massimino – Former NASA astronaut, professor at Columbia University, TV personality who appeared on CBS hit comedy The Big Bang Theory six times, and a bestselling author;
- Itay Talgam – The first Israeli orchestral conductor to perform with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, leadership coach, and a TED speaker;
- Neil Harbisson – Contemporary artist and cyborg activist best known for having an antenna implanted in his skull and for being officially recognised as a cyborg by a (UK) government, and a TED speaker;
- Dr. Max Mckeown – Multiple best-selling author, strategic coach, and behavioural psychologist;
- Scott Berkun – The bestselling author, and a speaker;
- Denise Lee Yohn – The expert on brand leadership, an in-demand consultant, and a bestselling author;
- David Armano – Global Strategy Director: Key Accounts at Edelman Digital;
- Tony Conrad – Co-founder and CEO of, and Founding Venture Partner at True Ventures;
- Aza Raskin – Serial entrepreneur, one of the most influential interface designers in the world, and a TED speaker;
- Sara Rosso – Director of Marketing at Automattic, provider of online services such as, Akismet, Gravatar, and many more;
- Heather B. Armstrong – The most popular “mommy blogger” in the world, and a New York Times bestselling author;
- Veronica Belmont – An online media personality, a startup advisor, speaker, and podcaster;
- Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi – Hacker/artist who deals with questions of intellectual property rights, best known for being a co-founder of The Pirate Bay;
- Xenia Tchoumi – High-fashion digital influencer with 7+ million followers on social media, online entrepreneur, and 3-time TEDx speaker, and
- Boyd Multerer – Former engineering leader for Xbox video game console, who founded Xbox Live and XNA.

Additional speakers came from companies like Microsoft, Facebook, LEGO, Edelman Digital, Microsoft Ventures, Automattic, UNICEF’s Innovation Unit, Skype, Serviceplan Group, TechCrunch, DropBox, Altimeter Group,, Prezi,, 500 Startups, Seedcamp, hub:raum, Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund, LAUNCHub, Tech.Co, Bellabeat…

An integral part of the conference is Startup Competition, which brings together successful startups from all over Europe to Montenegro. The competition is focused on innovation, the power of ideas, the startup’s potential to grow and team diversity. Participating in the competition enables startup founders to have access to advisers, mentors, workshops, and a network of investors, industry experts, and serial entrepreneurs. conference is designed to inspire you, to ignite your imagination, and to let you find YOUR spark – the one thing that makes you special, that one idea that will make you stand out from the crowd, along with the people you need to know to make that happen.

Join us on May 25-26, 2019 in Porto Montenegro, in Tivat, Montenegro!

Cene karata

Super Early Bird (100 tickets ONLY!) - 100,00 EUR (gross) & 82,64 EUR (net)
Included: pass for all the conference sessions, start-up competition, lunch on both conference days, all coffee breaks on both conference days, and party. Not included: accommodation and transport.

STUDENT ticket (you need to be a high school, bachelor, master, or a PhD student younger than 27, and to present a valid student ID at the conference)
Included: pass for all the conference sessions, start-up competition, lunch on both conference days, all coffee breaks on both conference days, and party. Not included: accommodation and transport. - 50,00 EUR (gross) & 41,32 EUR (net)

Full Price Ticket - 300,00 EUR (gross) & 247,93 EUR (net)
Included: pass for all the conference sessions, start-up competition, lunch on both conference days, all coffee breaks on both conference days, and party. Not included: accommodation and transport.