The world's only survey of the award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects.
The profession needs quality information and benchmarking occasions; there are annually hundreds of awarded institutions and exceptional projects not so well known to the professional public. Aim of the Best in Heritage conference is to give this success-stories further professional and public attention, thus providing all participants with insights into innovative best practices within widening heritage domain.
The Best in Heritage is an annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. Organised in partnership with Europa Nostra and Endowment Fund of ICOM (under patronage of ICOM since the very first edition), it features presentations of best practices from all over the world. The conference programme takes place each year at end of September, in Dubrovnik.
In addition to inspiring array of best practices, the programme features rich social and cultural content prepared with help of Dubrovnik Museums, all taking place in the Renaissance city core of Dubrovnik, UNESCO’s World heritage site.
Who is meeting whom?
Meeting of museum and heritage professionals with various experts we cannot do without (architects, designers, consultants, information specialists, suppliers, tourism experts, media people etc.);
Meeting of institutions and professionals from a broad range of practice and interest in the field of heritage to provide practical inspiration and create a rich mutual learning environment;
Meeting of experienced veterans and ambitious, creative newcomers from the converging variety of professions in the field of heritage, all in the context of the information society;
Meeting of minds and cultures: Dubrovnik has been, throughout its rich history, a geographical point where Mediterranean meets Central Europe, where West meets East, where North meets South.
Meeting of museums, heritage and conservation professionals as an opportunity to check rising convergence through four shared objectives and circumstances: user orientation, societal mission, Information and communication technology and common theoretical basis.
The Best in Heritage annual conferences, Dubrovnik, Croatia, each September