Gold sponsors - Privredna Banka Zagreb, PBZ Card American Express
PBZ Card American Express brand has been present in Croatia for over 40 years and is one of the world's most recognizable brands known for exceptional quality. Privredna Banka Zagreb (a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group) is the sole owner of PBZ Card who is the only issuer of American Express cards in Croatia. Today PBZ Card has 500.000 issued American Express cards and offers forty American Express, PBZ MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and Visa Electron products, including a wide selection of charge, debit, delayed debit, credit, pre-paid and other cards for all customer types. PBZ Card has over two million active cards and about 70,000 sales establishments all over Croatia. Nurturing a long and successful relationship with Adriatic Luxury Hotels and bearing in mind such great legends of music such as Bryan Ferry, PBZ Card with the American Express brand is proud to contribute to the celebration of this year's marking of the centenary of one of its most successful partners - the Hotel Excelsior.
Telecommunications sponsor – Vipnet
Vipnet is the first private mobile operator in Croatia. After receiving a license for the second GSM network in Croatia in September 1998, Vipnet commenced its commercial operations on 1st of July 1999. By entering the Croatian telecommunications market, Vipnet introduced competition in mobile telephony, and during the 14 years of its existence, the company has acquired the innovation leader status. According to Best Buy Award’s research, which was conducted in September 2012, Vipnet was declared the winner in two categories: best price-quality ratio and the best mobile operator.