us, in brief
The Best in Heritage is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in Zagreb dedicated to promoting every aspect of professional excellence in heritage occupations and doing it "by the power of example” through an annual, global conference.
To remain world's unique event showcasing best achievements in the heritage sector.
To select and present examples of the best and most successful practices in museums, heritage and conservation, and use their power as change-makers in spreading quality and excellence in public memory domain, contributing thus to creating a powerful profession and better societal use of heritage.
We promote public value of heritage community, their art of communication and efficiency in social development. Our central value is public good and our method, - inspiration.
who we are
Professor Tomislav S. Šola
Director & Chairman of the Board of Stakeholders, Best in Heritage
He finished Art History in Zagreb, Museology in Paris, and made his PhD in Ljubljana. Starting the career as a museum curator he then became director of Museum documentation centre in Zagreb. He became Chairman of the National Committee and later on member of Executive council of ICOM. He occupied the position of Head of Department of Information Sciences, held Chair of Museology at the University of Zagreb and was regularly teaching at seven universities abroad. He was a member of jury of EMYA and head of a jury at Europa Nostra where he is now a Council member. Professor Šola lectured about 325 hours internationally and wrote eight books, chapters in nine books and about 250 articles. He founded "The Best in Heritage" conference. Visit the Mnemosophy blog here.
board of stakeholders
The Board has been set from the ex-official representatives of the parties that make the conference possible, from ICOM, our main partner, to invaluable partnership with Europa Nostra and other local and international partnerships.
board of advisors
The Board of Advisors presents a wider list of influential and valuable friends of conference who are able to help us recognize and manage our potentials in the changing global circumstances.