Venues & Events

Cologne’s meeting market continues to grow steadily 2019

53,397 events (+1.2 per cent) with 4.44 million participants (+2.2 per cent)
Cologne’s conference and convention market continues to grow steadily. In 2019 a total of 53,397 events (conferences, conventions and other events) were held in Cologne. This corresponds to an increase of 1.2 per cent. The number of participants rose by 2.2 per cent to a total of 4.44 million. The number of event venues also increased slightly, by three, to 194.


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Meetings Industry Association takes Connect Agent Day to Twickenham

The UK’s leading venues and booking agents will come together in Twickenham this March for the Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) next Connect Agent Day. The event provides a unique platform for business meetings and events industry professionals to engage and build relations with agents while giving both parties the chance to gain useful insights within an informal setting.

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Milestone medical event in times of crisis

The Premier Forum on Diabetes Technologies with a Delegate Record
The 13th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2020) took place 19-22 February in Madrid, Spain, and brought together more than 3800 prominent healthcare professionals from 81 countries, start-ups, and investors, reaching a new delegate record in a time marked by massive event cancellations.


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Leeds’ success in hosting major international MIT innovation programme

Nexus Leeds
Leeds and the City Region are proud to have recently hosted a prestigious international innovation programme, in partnership with one of the world’s most famous universities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Delegates from Central Denmark, Monterrey (Mexico), Campania (Italy), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Kentucky, Oslo and Sydney visited the city for the three day programme, which was hosted in the UK’s iconic innovation hub, Nexus.

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Ecology that makes you feel good – planet-friendly venues in Hamburg

With sustainability consistently topping the agenda for planners, Hamburg has a variety of planet-friendly venues that can help planners reduce the carbon footprint of their event.  
The new CCH - Congress Center Hamburg will open at the end of August 2020 and be the largest of its kind in Germany. It will offer more than 12,000 square meters of exhibition and foyer space, and 12,000 seats in up to 50 halls and rooms. Sustainability played a key role when the new CCH - Congress Center Hamburg was planned and built, and recognised principles, such as those of the German Society for Sustainable Construction (DGNB), have been applied.


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