02 Jun 2016

German Convention Bureau (GCB) Hires New Regional Manager for North America

NYC Office to continue to provide strong resource and support for U.S. and Canadian Planners & Delegates Coming to Germany


The German Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that Linda Nuss has joined their New York City office as the new Regional Manager of North America effective June 1, 2016. Ms. Nuss, who is bilingual in German and English, and holds dual citizenship, will lead all marketing, public relations and sales activities stateside communicating the value that Germany’s dedication to innovation, key industry expertise and sustainability brings to planners and delegates.


In her new role she will also provide hands on support for meeting planners interested in returning to Germany and also work to attract planners for the first time to this leading destination. The country was once again ranked #1 in Europe and #2 worldwide for association meetings in the recent ICCA rankings.


Ms. Nuss brings a background in marketing leadership in both German and U.S. markets in the innovative space of medical devices and also has experience in executing large-scale trade shows. This combination of skills means she understands the precise level of planning required to make meetings a success and the importance of linking events with local experts who can speak directly to the core business of delegates.


“Ms. Nuss will be a strong resource for U.S. and Canadian meeting planners given her firsthand experience in hosting events and trade shows and her in depth marketing experience in one of Germany's, and the world’s, key industries of medicine and technology,” said Matthias Schultze, Managing Director of the GCB. “We are delighted to have her join our team and look forward to continuing to grow our meetings and events market from the U.S. and Canada.”


To get in touch with Linda Nuss please call the GCB office in New York City at 212-661-4582 or email her at nuss@germany-meetings.com 


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About the GCB

The German Convention Bureau (GCB) represents and markets Germany as a destination for conventions, meetings, events and incentives both on a national and international scale. It is the first point of contact for companies, associations and organizations around the world planning events in Germany.


Acting as a connector to the wide range of German event service providers, venues and host cities, the German Convention Bureau (GCB) provides hands-on advice and support to planners and executives in all industries and organizations. To bring maximum value, quality and customization to each meeting and event hosted in Germany, the GCB also helps hosts and attendees leverage the country’s deep expertise in green meetings and key industries such as pharmaceuticals, financials, automotive, logistics & transportation, and technology.  The GCB’s more than 200 members include leading hotels, convention centers, destinations, event agencies and service providers of the German meetings and conventions industry. Congress hall KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig - partner of the congress initiative do-it-at-leipzig.com, the Hamburg Convention Bureau and Maritim Hotels are Preferred Partners of the GCB. As Strategic Partners, Lufthansa German Airlines, Deutsche Bahn AG (German Railways), and the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) support the work of the GCB. The GCB website (www.germany-meetings.com) serves as a useful online tool to find detailed information on Germany, search venues and vendors, get tips for green meetings, catch up on the latest news, access travel guides, and much more. Follow the German Convention Bureau on Twitter: www.twitter.com/GermanyMeetings.


For further information, please contact:

Beth Lutz
BethLutz@clareveille.com 
(978) 273-2493


Jennifer McNeil
JenniferMcNeil@clareveille.com 
(508) 380-2902

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