Meeting & EventBarometer
GCB, Press release
13 Apr 2016

Press Conference Meeting- & EventBarometer Germany 2016 Tuesday 19 April 2016, IMEX in Frankfurt

Discover the latest figures, trends and themes for the German meetings industry


Germany is one of the leading locations for meetings and conferences in Europe and the sector is growing in importance economically. The Meeting- & EventBarometer Germany 2016 reveals the key statistics, themes and challenges in this important market.


Join us for the presentation of the latest results of this landmark study, now in its tenth year, at IMEX in Frankfurt 2016. 

Press Conference at IMEX in Frankfurt:

Meeting- & EventBarometer Germany 2016

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 12.00 –  13.00 hrs

Room Esprit, Hall 9.1, Messe Frankfurt

The results of the Meeting- & EventBarometer Germany 2016 will be presented by:

  • Matthias Schultze
    Managing Director of the German Convention Bureau (GCB)
  • Joachim König
    President of the European Association of Event Centres 

Dirk Gerdom, President of the German Business Travel Association, will then present the results of a special survey of corporate meeting planners. 

Ray Bloom, Chairman of IMEX, will also address participants.

Prof. Dr. Michael-Thaddäus Schreiber, Managing Director of the European Institute for the Meetings Industry will be available to speak with.

The Meeting- & EventBarometer is the only survey of the entire German meetings industry, covering both meetings and events. This comprehensive survey is instigated by the European Association of Event Centres, the GCB German Convention Bureau e.V. and the German National Tourist Board. The German Business Travel Association joined as a survey partner for the first time this year. The research was carried out by the European Institute for the Meetings Industry.

We hope you can join us. Please confirm your attendance by Friday 15 April 2016:


T: +49 69 - 24 29 30 18

Birgit Pacher, Communications, GCB German Convention Bureau e.V.


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