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Maritim: 50 Years and Counting

Maritim Hotels is Germany’s best-known hotel chain for good reason: its comprehensive portfolio includes centrally-located city hotels, conveniently-located airport hotels, coastal beach resorts, lakeside family hotels, course-adjoining golf hotels and parkland spa hotels.

Read more about Germany’s Premier Hotel Chain Caters to Large Groups and Events.

Simple, light, sustainable: Analogue innovations for conferences

While conferences are constantly being shaped by new digital innovations, it is also worth considering forward-looking ideas in analogue interior design. How do you devise modern workshops? And what about creating spaces within a space?

Read more about the environmentally friendly alternatives of Studio Hartensteiner in Leipzig.

How to inspire and engage attendees with interactive events

In 2018, the GCB invited attendees to take part in the #DigiDay in Frankfurt and go on their own personal “hero’s journey” to get fitter for the digital world. During the one-day event, about 100 event professionals learned which “superpowers” they already have and in which areas they need more training.

Read more about interactive formats at the GCB German Convention Bureau’s #DigiDay18.

Design Thinking Enables Event Perfection: 20 Years of the MHK event at the Estrel Berlin

Can Design Thinking, which has been adopted by leading tech brands such as Apple, Google, Samsung, IBM, be employed to attain event perfection for Hotels?

Find out more about this user-driven, interactive Approach that has been used frequently at the Estrel Berlin.

GCB Learning Nuggets – No 4: Success factors that make all the difference - Part 2

Engaging events don’t happen by change. Our Future Meeting Space research has identified six key success factors that are interrelated and influence each other.

Read more about the last three success factors, knowledge transfer, interaction and satisfaction with some hands-on tips for event professionals here.

Rotary International Convention Inspires 26,000 Humanitarians in Hamburg

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million volunteer leaders from more than 35,000 Rotary clubs which are committed to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Hamburg was selected for this event as it was the location of the first Rotary Club in Germany back in 1927.

Read more about the largest congress in the history of the Hamburg’s Trade Fair.

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