The Croatian Diaspora

Saturday, 25 June 2022

ACAP New York: Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster and ACAP Sign Cooperation Agreement

June 25, 2022 - The Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Association of Croatian American Professionals (ACAP) during the 6th Annual ACAP Conference in New York last weekend. The Cluster and ACAP have been cooperating for two and a half years, and the signing of this Agreement marks the beginning of a new joint pilot project aimed at developing and launching an integrated medical and wellness program in Croatia for the American market, primarily the Croatian diaspora. This program will include personalized wellbeing and wellness programs aimed at long-term changes in health and lifestyle. With implementing this program, Croatia wants to position itself…
Friday, 24 June 2022

6th ACAP Conference in New York: Silvio Kutić Announces Further Growth of Infobip in US

June 24, 2022 - The sixth annual conference of the Association of Croatian-American Professionals (ACAP) in New York gave the opportunity to the leading Croatian entrepreneurs to present their successful companies and projects to representatives of global investment companies. The co-founder and CEO of Infobip, Silvio Kutić, in a fireside chat with Iva Vukina, managing director in Goldman Sachs, told the inspiring story of a company that grew from a Vodnjan startup into the first Croatian unicorn.  "Croats who are part of the US technological and financial community are not sufficiently familiar with the domestic entrepreneurial scene. That is why such events and informal…
Thursday, 23 June 2022

6th ACAP Conference in New York: CNTB Representatives Discuss Developing Croatian Tourism

June 23, 2022 - The Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB), as well as the CNTB Office in New York, participated in the 6th Annual ACAP (Association of Croatian-American Professionals) Conference, which was held last week in New York - under the motto "An Evolving Mindset: Innovation, Collaboration, and Sustainability."  Kristjan Staničić, director of the CNTB, pointed out the following during the conference: “The conference gathered more than 300 professionals, many of them Croats with very successful foreign careers and business projects, and many potential partners interested in Croatia. In such an environment, our goal is to highlight the best of Croatian tourism,…
Sunday, 19 June 2022

€1.16m for 136 Projects of Ethnic Croatians in 12 European Countries

ZAGREB, 19 June 2022 -The Central State Office for Croats Abroad has set aside 8.7 million kuna (€1.16 million) for 136 projects and programmes which will be carried out by associations of Croat communities in 12 European countries. The grants for ethnic Croat projects range from HRK 7,000 to HRK 320,000. This highest grant has been awarded to the project of public transport of ethnic Croat students in Janjevo and revitalization of the local Croat community in that part of Kosovo. Furthermore, the soup kitchen in Letnica, Kosovo, has received HRK 180,000 in aid. The Democratic Alliance of the Croats in…
Sunday, 19 June 2022

ACAP 2022: A New York Room Full of Croatian Excellence

June 19, 2022 - The Association of Croatian American Professionals conference, ACAP 2022, has been an unqualified success. So much excellence in just one room in New York City.  A lot of my Croatian friends laugh at me when I am positive about the future of Croatia. I can understand why, after the disappointments and dashed hopes they have been forced to endure of the 30 years since that hard-won independence. The corruption, nepotism and emigration was certainly not part of the deal they thought they were signing up for in developing a newly independent country.  One thing I have…
Friday, 17 June 2022

6th ACAP Conference Kicks Off in New York

June 17, 2022 - The 6th ACAP (Association of Croatian American Professionals) Conference, a three-day event, kicks off today, June 17, at one of the city's most iconic venues - the New York Athletic Club. The sixth annual ACAP conference (https://www.croampro.com/page/nyc2022) will bring together professionals from all facets of the American, Croatian and international professional community — communication and social media specialists, scientists, artists, healthcare professionals, athletes, engineers, journalists, attorneys, business executives, accountants, and students — for networking, education and socializing. With presentations by two unicorns, one shark, and one 40-time Emmy Award-winning producer, as well as fireside chats and…
Wednesday, 8 June 2022

Croatian Unicorns in New York: Rimac, Infobip Headlining ACAP Conference

June 8, 2022 - New York is the destination for two Croatian Unicorns and many other rising stars from Croatia for the 6th ACAP (Association of Croatian American Professionals) conference. Looking to see the very best Croatian talent on display? New York is the place to be next week for the 6th ACAP conference, which kicks off on June 16, with a star-studded cast.  How nice it is to open with the sentence - Two Croatian Unicorns will be among the keynote speakers at the event in New York.  Both Mate Rimac, CEO of Rimac Bugatti, and Silvio Kutic, CEO…
Sunday, 5 June 2022

DiWine Summer: Croatian Diaspora Meeting G2 Returns for 8th Edition

June 5, 2022 - One of the most important Croatian diaspora meeting opportunities returns for its 8th edition next month - Meeting G2.8. The press release.  Join us at MG2.8! We present to you this year's MEETING G2.8 Conference "DiWine Summer" which will be held on Tuesday, July 5th, starting at 5 pm in the premises of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, Zagreb, Trg Stjepana Radića 3. MEETING G2 Conference is aimed at networking business people of Croatian origin from around the world, and this year, for the first time since the 2019 Conference, our participants from Croatia and the world - will gather live…
Saturday, 4 June 2022

Round Table Held on Croats Outside Croatia

ZAGREB, 4 June 2022 - Croatia has the constitutional obligation to help Croats abroad and will pursue that for the preservation of their identity in states in which they live as a national minority or a constituent people, a round table in Tupolje, eastern Croatia heard on Saturday. The round table "Croats outside Croatia - Challenges of coexistence" was held as part of events marking Osijek-Baranja County Day, bringing together Croatian representatives from Serbia, Montenegro, and Hungary. The state secretary for Croats outside Croatia, Zvonko Milas, said it was important to raise awareness among Croats in Croatia "about everything our compatriots are, what…
Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Introducing the Croatian Soccer Association of Australia

May 31, 2022 - The Croatian Soccer Association of Australia (or the Hrvatski Nogometni Savez Australije) was founded in 1974, with its prime objective being to assist in the development and promotion of all its member soccer clubs in Australia (and New Zealand), that were formed/founded by local Croatian communities in each state. Every year the Savez helps coordinate its annual soccer tournament, one that is awarded to one of its member clubs to manage and stage. Recent tournaments have attracted as many as 58 teams from all over Australia and New Zealand. Teams that compete in 1 of 5 divisions:…
Saturday, 28 May 2022

Free and Reduced Tuition Fees for the Croatian Diaspora at Edward Bernays!

May 28, 2022 - Edward Bernays University College announced it is giving away free and reduced tuition fees for communication and tourism study programs to four members of the Croatian diaspora! Classes will be held in Zagreb, with the undergraduate level lasting three and the graduate level lasting two years, while the selected candidates choose themselves which level they wish to enroll in, depending on their previous education. Candidates who meet the conditions of the competition will have the opportunity to receive one free tuition for all years of study and up to three spots with tuition fees reduced by 50…
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