At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Slovenia gets three medals. Alpine skier Tina Maze wins two silver medals (in Super-G and giant slalom), and cross-country skier Petra Majdič wins bronze in the women's sprint.
An international conference, entitled 'Together for the European Union: the Contribution of the Western Balkans to European Future' takes place at Brdo pri Kranju.
At the referendum the border Arbitration agreement between Slovenia and Croatia, the Slovenian voters back the border deal with Croatia.
Slovenian national football team qualifies for the 2010 FIFA World cup in South Africa and gains four notches on the rankings of the International Football federation (FIFA) to 15th, an all-time high.
Slovenia becomes the 32nd member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The world’s leading motor glider aircraft designer and producer Pipistrel d.o.o. Ajdovščina, based in Slovenia, is selected as the winner of the prestigious European Business Award selection in the category UKTI Award for Innovation, thus becoming the most innovative company in the European Union.