Successful bid: Leading congress organisers to meet in Hamburg in 2022

Hamburg, 15.1.2021 – An excellent success for Hamburg as a meeting location: 2022 will be the first time for Hamburg to host the Associations & Conference Forum (AC Forum), the Annual Meeting and General Assembly of Europe’s powerful networking platform for associations. Gathering a number of leading European congress organisers e.g. from science associations, medical congresses and major business association meetings, the event offers great potential for the host city. After all, the members of AC Forum organise more than 75 recurring congresses annually, with a total of 260 event days and over 320,000 participants.

How innovation in Hamburg’s event sector has driven hybrid & digital events

Venues and event organisers across Hamburg are fast expanding their skill set to deliver high quality digital and hybrid events, hosting a range of European and national events over the past few months. The city’s events sector shows flexibility, adaptability and sheer ingenuity during this crisis making it possible to be confidence to plan and attend face to face meetings and events when it is once again possible.

Hamburg recognised as “Germany’s strongest city brand”

The city of Hamburg has been named as “Germany’s strongest city brand”. Hamburg claimed the top spot in a number of categories: attractiveness, future development, city break destination, likeability, uniqueness and standard of living. Discover the city, its meeting and event facilities and innovative economic clusters at IBTM World Virtual, taking place 8 – 10 December.

Hamburg hotels share travel trend insights

With hotels in Hamburg now open again for business, Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) is working with its hotel members to help them operate safely and successfully. HCB caught up with some of the city’s hotels to see how they’re welcoming visitors and discover the new post-Covid travel trends they’re now experiencing

Hamburg hotels re-open to visitors – Focus on new safety systems, serviced suites & family values

Hotels in Hamburg are now open for business. Florian Gerdes, marketing manager Conventions, at the Hamburg Convention Bureau, explains: “The teams across our city’s hotels have worked hard to ensure that they’re business ready – not just in terms of meeting German State health and safety requirements, but also ensuring that guest and staff wellbeing remains a top priority.

Sascha Albertsen

Sascha Albertsen

Hamburg Tourismus GmbH
Leitung Stabsstelle Kommunikation & Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Tel +49 (0)40 / 30051-111

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