We are working for your success
The Hamburg Convention Bureau and its competent staff will navigate you through Hamburg’s diverse MICE and event offerings. We are the partner at your side when it comes to planning congresses, conferences, events or incentives in Hamburg. We create connections, open doors and offer independent advice – fast, competent and free of charge.
Michael OtrembaManaging Director (CEO)
Hamburg Tourism Board
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.
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.