The conference, held on October 3, 2023, at the Educa school auditorium, was organized in collaboration with FAME Faculty of UTB Zlín and the Czech-Moravian Association of Businesswomen and Managers, under the patronage of notable regional leaders.

Industry and educational experts, including Soulmates Ventures’ CEO, Václav Gregor, gathered to discuss regional development, transcending into broader contexts.

Václav Gregor at the Rozvoj Novojičínska Conference

The conference featured diverse topics, from ‘managed change as a crisis solution’ to ‘the potential of people and new technologies post-crisis’, reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to current economic and technological challenges.

Attendees had the opportunity to explore Educa’s newly opened specialized classrooms, emphasizing the school’s focus on practical, tech-forward education.

SOŠ EDUCA robotics classroom

Beyond the conference, students engaged in a meaningful dialogue with Václav Gregor, discussing his entrepreneurial journey, providing valuable insights and inspiration for future business leaders.

The successful conclusion of this conference sets the stage for next year’s 10th edition, which will continue to foster discussions on creative industries and their role in shaping the economic future of the region.