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Munich Has Plenty to Offer Meeting Planners in 2020

The opening of several new innovative meeting facilities, new travel-themed venues, and prestigious sporting and cultural events are just a few highlights Munich has to offer in 2020.

Read more about the reasons to be excited about visiting Munich in 2020.

Kicking off the new decade: Event trends 2020

Staying up to date with the event industry’s future topics will be as important in 2020 as it was last year. Among the trend topics, sustainability will continue to gain in importance.

Read on for current trends in meetings and conferences to be best prepared for the new year and decade.

Visionary, humanist, citizen of the world – Be inspired by Beethoven

One of the greatest composers in the world is celebrating his 250th birthday this year: Ludwig van Beethoven. As varied as his oeuvre is, particularly the character and radiance of his last completed symphony - the 9th - can still inspire us today to overcome boundaries and explore new paths.

Read more about how the meetings industry can be inspired by Beethoven.

Ask the Expert: Stuttgart on Sustainability with Karina Grützner, Director, Stuttgart Convention Bureau

U.S. planners are finding that Germany has a lot of best practices on facilitating sustainable meetings. Karina Grützner, Director at the Stuttgart Convention Bureau, has advice for U.S. planners looking to increase the sustainability of their meetings.

Read more about why you should consider a sustainable Event and how to find sustainable venues in Stuttgart.

All Aboard – Deluxe Meeting and Incentive Trips by Rail—LUXON by Geisel

Nikolai Bloyd, Chief Operating Officer at Geisel Privathotels, and Janine David-Steinhart, Marketing Manager at Munich Convention Bureau, recently had a conversation about the new private charter train--LUXON by Geisel that is based in Munich.

Read more about why the panoramic glass roof top wagon is great for your next team building or incentive trip in Munich.

25 Years of Mapping the Guest Experience / 25 Years Estrel Berlin

What is the significance of 25 years? It marks a quarter century, the accumulation of experiences, the reaching of maturity and the foundations of a history. From inception to now, the Estrel Berlin’s guiding principle and focal point has always been our guests.

Read more about why mapping the customer experience has enabled the Estrel Berlin to continually fine-tune its operation and stay abreast of this changing world.

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