Hamburg

Planners from across Europe experience Future Hamburg

Event planners from the UK, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain & Israel experienced ‘Future Hamburg’ as part of an Educational Trip hosted by the Hamburg Convention Bureau.

Skyscrapers, bikes and skateboards bolster new Hamburg hotel offer

Hamburg is set to welcome a slew of new hotel openings in the second half of this year and Marketing Manager of Conventions at Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB), Florian Gerdes, hailed the new venue options for planners the launches will create. Gerdes said: “The wide variety of new properties reflects the diverse needs of planners, many of whom want to offer something fresh and creative for their d...

MCI opens office in Hamburg

Meetings, events, congresses and association management company MCI Group is expanding its network with the opening of Hamburg office designed to service the German market.

Hamburg to host world’s largest stem cell conference

Hamburg and the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg – have won their bid to host the 2021 annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). The largest global gathering of stem cell scientists, ISSCR 2021 is set to bring 4,000 researchers from around the world for the convention. “We are very excited to bring this convention to Hamburg,” said Michael Otremba, MD of the Hamburg ...

24,000 Rotarians set to Capture the Moment in Hamburg

Hamburg will be transformed into ‘Rotary City’, 1-5 June, as more than 24,000 Rotary members from around the globe convene on the northern German city for the 110th annual international convention. With the tagline ‘Capture the moment’, Rotary members will initiate projects and network. Delegates will attend the congress from 170 countries and Rotary President Barry Rassin says: “We are looking fo...

Hamburg launches online future-focused city tour for planners

Germany’s second largest city Hamburg has developed a new online resource – Hamburg – Gateway to the World of Tomorrow, designed to give meeting professionals an insight into the city’s full potential for innovative and sustainable business events. The Hamburg Convention Bureau produced the new resource, which highlights the city’s future-focused economic clusters, including logistics, marit...

Hamburg set for six new hotels in first half

Germany’s second largest city, Hamburg, is to offer event planners more venue and accommodation options, with 10 hotels set to open this year. Six of these projects are scheduled for the first half of 2019. Some of the highlights include Sylc, which is less of a hotel, more of a movement. Sylc opens later this month, offering 347 apartments alongside a series of ‘social spaces’. The apartments are...