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Leipzig: Facets of a city committed to sustainability

The colour trend in the conference industry is green, with organisers increasingly focusing on the topic of sustainability. At the conference location of Leipzig, local players are breathing life into this initially abstract concept with a wide variety of ideas and approaches.

Read more about Leipzig and its commitment to sustainability

Topic of the Month November: AR/VR/AI

In November, our topic of the month is AR/VR/AI. Our Managing Director Matthias Schultze reveals what awaits you this month.

Find out more in his video. Stay tuned for more!

10 Things About the Estrel Berlin to Inspire Planners & Attendees

As Europe's largest hotel, conference and entertainment center, the Estrel Berlin has everything a planner's heart could desire to create top notch meetings.

Here's 10 things that planners are choosing when they choose to host a conference, meeting or event at the Estrel Berlin.

Take the Pulse of Frankfurt's Booming Start-up Scene at TechQuartier

Frankfurt isn't just about large scale ventures and infrastructure, it's also a young and increasingly entrepreneurial city to meet and is working to become a place where start-ups can flourish. 

Learn more about TechQuartier, a rapidly growing start-up community and co-creation space that's helping startups.

Innovative formats - a must for successful events

Interaction, dialogue, active participation - nowadays, event formats need to meet other expectations than in the past. The Future Meeting Space (FMS) innovation network has focussed on exploring the key issues the event industry is faced with.

Learn more about the "English Parliament" format that the VDE will be using for its impending VDE TecSummit.

Made in Germany: Dive into innovation and technology

A few weeks back, Germany launched the world’s first autonomous tram in Potsdam near Berlin. This is a major milestone on the way to autonomous driving.

Learn more about how the German information and telecommunications technology sector drives innovation.

"Made in Leipzig" – a place to get off the ground

Leipzig is a city of start-ups: the number of young, innovative new businesses is rising steadily, and creative professionals can find the best conditions to realise their ideas here.

Read more about some successful business models, diverse support and a large network of partners in Leipzig.

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