International association of the leading hotel schools EURHODIP held its 25th annual conference in Poreč, Croatia from 2nd until 6th November. The theme of the conference was »RESPONSIBLE EDUCATION FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM«. A part of the conference was also the students competition Startup Challenge where our two students participated. Students were divided into teams and each of them developed an innovative tourist product which was at the end represented to the committee. Our student Aleš Manačinski with his team won gold medal and Bianca Ferš with her team won silver medal.