Brends Of the World is one of the largest branding website in the world with over 3 million visits a month and more than 500,000 registered users. Its jurors award the best work in branding and logo design through several categories, and Studio Sonda and Cluster from the southwestern Istria are the winners of the bronze medal in sports category.
Istria Winter Cup tournament gathers premiere league teams from Croatia and abroad. This is a strong competition for clubs preparing for the rest of the season. It takes place every year in winter time around Umag and Novigrad.