Hamburg

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...

Poltrona Frau sitting pretty with big seating contract for new Hamburg centre

Following a bidding process spanning the European Union, Italian furniture manufacturer Poltrona Frau has won the contract for supplying the fixed seating for Auditoriums 1 and Z in the new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg. The remaining auditoriums in the CCH, which has been undergoing comprehensive modernisation and remodelling since early 2017, will receive portable seats. Auditorium 1 will be fit...

How did this Hamburg convention reach 15,000 pre-registrations?

More than 15,000 people have pre-registered for 2019’s Rotary International Convention in Hamburg. The event is one of the world’s most prestigious international congresses, and will take place from 1 – 5 June next year at Hamburg Messe. The large pre-registered numbers are the result of Hamburg’s Host Organisation Committee (HOC) announcing they were hosting next year’s event at the 2018 Rotary I...

New marketing manager for Hamburg convention team

Karine Serra (pictured) has joined the Hamburg Convention Bureau’s conventions unit as marketing manager. A graduate event manager with a focus on business tourism, Serra takes the role vacated by Nele Aumann, who now heads the Conventions unit. Serra will focus on the city’s core economic clusters of medicine, healthcare and life sciences, with a view to attracting international conventions from ...