We are working for your success
We are your partner when it comes to planning conventions, meetings, events or incentives in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. In addition, we are the central point of contact for all organisations and public entities involved in Hamburg’s event industry.
We connect people, open doors and offer independent advice – swiftly, competently, and free of charge.
Michael OtrembaManaging Director
Contact: Yvonne Lehmann
T: +49 40 / 300 51 – 100
Prior to working in city marketing, Michael Otremba, who was born in Stade (Lower Saxony), had worked since 2008 with Munich Airport, Germany’s second biggest airport. As vice president he was responsible for the advertising, media and marketing divisions and coordinated the airport’s brand-driven change process.
Michael Otremba holds a degree in Sports Economics and previously spent around ten years working in senior positions in the area of sports marketing – e.g. with sports rights marketing agency Sportfive in Hamburg as well as in Dortmund, where he worked with the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund.
Heads of departments
Andrea WeidingerAuthorised Signatory / Head of Division Conventions
T +49 (0)40 / 30051-617
Sandra PfefferHead of Division Event Marketing
Tel +49 (0)40 / 30051-411
Strategy & Communications
Kai DieterichHead of Department Strategy & Communications
T +49 (0)40 / 30051-613
To learn more about the HCB’s activites in the field of sustainability, please refer to the HCB’s Sustainability Management Plan (available only in German). Moreover, the HCB is a member of “fairpflichtet”, a network that provides a sustainability code specifically designed for the German-speaking event industry. The “fairpflichtet” report on the HCB was published in April 2015.
In addition to issues relating to environmental protection, you can learn more about the HCB’s operating principles in the HCB Code of Conduct (available only in German). Corporate and social responsibility are wide-reaching issues, and the HCB responds to these e.g. by placing a focus on general equality and the prevention of corruption.
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The HCB is wholly owned by Hamburg Marketing GmbH. The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and Hamburg Airport support the work of the HCB as strategic partners. Further partners include renowned Hamburg-based MICE businesses, whose commitment and professional services are proof of the location’s high quality standards.