Nowadays, most corporations take innovation seriously.
Everybody talks about innovation – we do innovation.

This year’s Corporate Innovation Conference aims to start “The search for new business models”, because we want to encourage you to focus not just on product or service innovation, but even more on new types of business models that will ensure your company’s continuing business success.

Corporate Innovation Conference is ICT Hub’s annual flagship event that gathers corporate innovators and entrepreneurs and gives them an opportunity to share their experiences, learn from the leading experts and connect with their peers.

Corporate Innovation Conference brings together all the important stakeholders in the local innovation ecosystem, enabling entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs alike to present the best practices, transformation methods, business tools and case studies during this one-day gathering whose main goal is to help you find new ways to innovate. By attending the conference, you are becoming a part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Serbia.

Corporate Innovation Conference adheres to the ICT Hub’s mission of empowering innovation in both corporations and startups, by showcasing the latest standards and achievements in innovation management, with the sole purpose of inspiring and connecting those who take part in the business game by helping them build sustainable and profitable companies.

If you are the one responsible for innovation and growth in your company, this is the place to be.
  • Innovation Leaders or Managers
  • Intrapreneurs or Corporate Entrepreneurs 
  • Heads of Innovation teams 
  • Corporate Venturing, Strategy and Corporate Development Managers
  • R&D and Product Development Professionals
  • HR professionals
  • Heads of Labs, Incubators and Accelerators
  • Startup founders
  • Innovation Consultants
  • Investors and Business Angels
get inspired

Real-life talk from global and local experts and innovation leaders will surely get your inner-innovator inspired and ready to tackle new business challenges.

share and learn

Panel discussions and case studies will give you a chance to dig deep into your own business experience and provide you with new insights.

explore and connect

It’s not all work and no play – use the coffee and lunch breaks to explore our expo area and connect with your peers.

Manu Vollens
Manu Vollens

New Business Designer I Sustainable Innovation Consultant I Circular Business Model Expert

Manu helps companies to define new business opportunities (products, services, business models… He also helps corporations to think like startups. He is a designer that speaks business, loves to create and grow new business opportunities, even more if they challenge large dinosaur companies. Over the years, he worked for different startups, SME's, and big dinosaur corporations with opportunity scouting, product & service design and finding the right revenue model.

Jeff McCroskey
Jeff McCroskey

NCR Vice President Global Managed Services

Jeffrey McCroskey is currently NCR Corporation’s Vice President of Global Managed Services and NCR’s Digital First Customer Centers, since April 2014. After NCR, he worked as a Vice President at the The General Electric Company for 5 years with Business Unit responsibility in Europe and Asia. He then rejoined NCR in 2004, where he first served as NCR’s Chief Procurement Officer & Vice President of Corporate Real Estate, then as NCR’s Vice President of Service Parts, VP of Cost Reduction & Value Engineering and after that as NCR’s Vice President of Europe Services.

Sandra Nešić
Sandra Nešić

Program Manager

Sandra Nešić, PhD is the Program Manager at ICT Hub, where she actively contributes to the development of all program activities which serve to empower innovation in startups and corporations. She fell in love with open and collaborative way of innovating and is fortunate enough to practice what she preaches on innovation and entrepreneurship. Sandra is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications and has published a number of articles in academic journals on management, innovation management and entrepreneurship.

Afonso Rebelo de Sousa
Afonso Rebelo de Sousa

Corporate Venture Builder & BD Advisor

Afonso is a senior Corporate Venture Builder at Bundl and Business Development Lead at Airfinity. With a 16-year career built on design, marketing & sales and business strategy consulting, Afonso combines his experience at great corporates such as WPP, Adidas and LinkedIn, with trained business, validation and creation skills to build start ups from within. Having lived in eight countries to date, Afonso is a highly communicative individual and has numerous public speaking engagements as a facilitator and lecturer.

Miodrag Bukvić
Miodrag Bukvić

Global Portfolio Intrapreneur, Portfolio Manager at Ericsson

Miodrag is a senior manager with over 10 years of experience in telco/ICT, agriculture, hospitality/tourism and finance industry. His focus has always been on exploring new, emerging technologies in order to innovate existing and go beyond the core business. He also has a significant international experience – having lived in 7 countries (Montenegro, Austria, the UK, France, Germany, Poland and Sweden). His competencies include innovation, business development, startups, project management, strategy and sales.

Dušan Vukanović
Dušan Vukanović

Innovation and Business Development Manager @ICT Hub

Dušan Vukanović is innovation consultant, entrepreneur and lecturer. He has more than 15 years of experience in implementing various consulting projects in areas of human resources management, organizational development, strategic communications and innovation. In ICT Hub, which he joined in 2015, Dušan is in charge of designing and delivering programs that support large Serbian corporations on their innovation journeys. Dušan lead ICT Hub in transforming its deep experience and expertise in working with tech startups and the overall tech ecosystem, to become innovation partner to traditional companies and corporations.

Kosta Andrić
Kosta Andrić

Managing Partner @ICT HUB

Kosta is the Managing Partner at ICT Hub. Since 2014, when it was established as an incubator for technology startups, he has led it to become a unique innovation center and a leading organisation in Serbia aiming to support technology entrepreneurship and startups. He is also the Managing Director at ICT Hub Venture, an early stage startups investment fund. Kosta is a pioneer of connecting technology startups with corporations in Serbia, influencing local branches of multinational corporations to open their doors to cooperation with tech startups.

9.00 – 9.30
9.30 – 10.00
Conference opening (ICT Hub, partners and sponsors)
10.00 – 10.30
Opening speech: New business models as the key driver of corporate
growth, Dušan Vukanović, ICT Hub
10.30 – 11.30 
Keynote: How to get to new business models 
11.30 – 12.00
Coffee break
12.00 – 13.00 
Lecture: Organizational design that supports creation of new
business models
13.00 – 14.00 
14.00– 14.15 
Presentation of research findings: State of Corporate Innovation in
14.15 – 15.15
Panel discussion: How corporations in Serbia Innovate, Moderator:
Kosta Andrić, ICT Hub
15.15 – 15.45
Case study #1: From strategy, incubator, new business models by Miodrag Bukvić Portfolio manager at Ericsson
15.45 – 16.15
Case study #2: Corporate venturing by Afonso Rebelo de Sousa, Corporate venture builder at Bundle
16.15 – 16.30
Cofee break
16.30 – 17.00 
Case study #3: New business models that drive the Circular Economy by Manu Vollens, New business designer, co-founder switchrs
17.00 – 17.45
Closing keynote: What will drive corporate innovation in the future
17.45 – 18.00
Conference wrap up and closing

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Multifunctional Hall Belexpocentar (size 2500m2), it is completely suitable for organizing fairs, congresses, celebrations and exhibitions with multiple and separated exhibitors. It can be easily divided to smaller halls, with easy barriers, and it is completely covered with electricity. phone and internet installations trough media channels over the whole floor surface. Direct connection with hotel and flexibility of the hall are the main benefits in events organization and advantages of Belexpocentar Hall.

Španskih boraca 74
11070 Belgrade

Ticket price

Early bird until September 15th 2019:

100€ + VAT

For 3 or more purchased tickets by one company/individual, we grant a discount of 10%

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