Organization and delivery of conferences is challenge for professional associations, organizing committees and not at least also local environment of congress centres. In this paper we analyze importance and characteristics of scientific and professional conferences from the viewpoint of education, project management and tourism. Farther we stress out importance of integration of all those areas for successful organization on delivery of conferences. Scientific conferences are known as a junction point of theory and practice, place of exchanging scientific knowledge, interconnecting experts and scientists of various principles and directions, and as opportunity to get to know other countries and cultures.
Keywords: education, project management, education, scientific conference, congress tourism.