In 2021, the eyes of the international community of neurosurgeons will be on Hamburg as the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) will be holding its annual congress here. Around 2,000 specialists are expected to join the event, which will take place at the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg and once again confirm Hamburg’s relevance as a science location.
Hamburg, 2 July 2018 – Karine Serra has joined the Hamburg Convention Bureau’s Conventions unit. A graduate event manager with a focus on business tourism, Karine Serra is filling the previous role of Nele Aumann, who has been serving as head of the Conventions unit since March 2018.
Hamburg in high demand: more than 15,000 preregistered attendees for 2019 Rotary International Convention
Hamburg, 3 July 2018 – The Rotary International Convention, one of the world’s most prestigious international congresses, is taking place in Hamburg from 1 to 5 June 2019. And while the conference has been open for registration for only a few days, more than 15,000 members have signed up already.
Yes ICANN: Hamburg to host 2020 annual meeting of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Hamburg, 27 June 2018 ¬– In 2020, Germany could provide the setting for important decisions on core functions of the internet as the City of Hamburg, together with the eco – Association of the Internet Industry e. V. and Denic eG, has been chosen as the host for the 69th meeting of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) from 17 to 23 October 2020. This was decided at the recent ICANN 62 Policy Forum in Panama City.
Hamburg, 25 May, 2018 – Hamburg and the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg — are pleased to be selected 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 will bring as many as 4,000 researchers from around the world to Hamburg to share and discuss the latest news and discoveries in the stem cell field.
Hamburg, 12 March 2018 – Nele Aumann has taken on the role of head of the Hamburg Convention Bureau’s (HCB) Conventions unit. As part of her new position, she will be coordinating the unit’s team of six in charge of marketing Hamburg as a MICE destination in Germany and abroad. With this, the HCB’s executive tier is yet again complete.
Hamburg to host the 2021 ITS World Congress: strategic focus on cluster events is once again paying off
Hamburg, 01 November 2017 – The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg has won the bid to host the 2021 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). The decision of the international ITS committee was announced last night by the European interest group ERTICO-ITS and Hamburg Senator Frank Horch during the Hamburg evening at the 2017 ITS World Congress in Montréal, Canada. In addition to Hamburg, there were three other international cities competing to host this large-scale event.
London, 20 October 2017 – The City of Hamburg is on tour, providing locals with the opportunity to hear, feel and experience the rhythm of Hamburg first-hand. This is the essence of the Hamburg on Tour live communication event that was kicked off in London yesterday. Over the next few days, London’s locals will be able to experience Hanseatic design, maritime flair, networking and exchange opportunities with stakeholders from science and business, and plenty of culture and music – facilitated by the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, festivals from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region, as well as partners such as the CraftBeerMarket and the FC St. Pauli football club. A dedicated networking reception on Thursday with some 130 guests from science and business marked the successful launch of the event.
Hamburg, 25 August 2017 – The number of conference and convention guests in Hamburg continues to grow. According to the most recent Conference and Convention Market Survey commissioned by the Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH, the number of overnight stays attributable to meetings, incentives, conventions and events (MICE) increased from about 2.3 million in 2013 to approx. 3.0 million in 2016, with a potential monetary value added of more than 706.5 million euro.
Establishment of new conference hotel as a further milestone for Hamburg as a convention destination
Hamburg, 22 August 2017 – The recent decision to establish an international conference hotel in Hamburg’s HafenCity district represents a further important step on the road to becoming a competitive meetings and convention destination. Once completed in 2021, Hamburg will be able to offer a much broader range of options for hosting medium-sized conventions. The Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH (HCB) believes that this will increase Hamburg’s position when it comes to competing with major international convention destinations.
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