Joso Smolić, President of Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts (HOK) of Šibenik-Knin County

He has been educated in Šibenik. Since 1984 until 2002 he worked in the Netherlands and after coming back he opened the catering trade “ZLATNI TULP” in Šibenik, which he works very successfully.

He is very active in cooperation with colleagues restaurants owners and is actively and devotedly engaged in the work of the chamber system for many years. Today he has been serving the following duties in the chamber system: the chairman of the Šibenik-Knin County Crafts Chamber, a member of the Assembly, the Board of Governors and the Guild of Caterers and Tourist Officers of the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts, and the vice president of the School Board of the Tourist and Catering School of Šibenik.

Outside the Chamber system, he is a member of the Council of the Tourist Board of the Šibenik-Knin County and the Tourist Board of Šibenik and is a councilor of the Šibenik-Knin County Assembly.

Due to its active participation in the work of the Chamber system, the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts in 2010 awarded him by Golden Hand Plaque and the Golden Hand Award.