Germany Meeting & Event Planning City Guide

With its central position in Europe and massive investment in modern meetings infrastructure, planning meetings and events in Germany presents few logistical challenges. And, with a plethora of cities with distinctive personalities, groups are sure to find their dream destination in one – or more! Starting with Berlin, Germany’s premier international destination, large groups can convene in the International Congress Center Berlin (the largest in Europe), while smaller groups can take advantage of venues in such distinctive neighborhoods like Charlottenburg, Hackescher Markt, Ku'damm, Mitte, Neukoelln, Schoeneberg, Spandau and Tiergarten. Groups can also explore 20th-century history in Bonn, capital of the former West Germany; Frankfurt, with a 900-year history of hosting trade shows and conferences; historic learning centers like Cologne and Heidelberg; Hamburg and Munich – famous for Oktoberfests; and Dusseldorf, which boasts "the longest bar in the world."

Germany Meeting Destinations

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Berlin operates seemingly exclusive to the rest of Germany despite being its capital; art is buoyant here; meeting and event planning includes Neue Nationalgalerie.

Hotels324
Total Sleeping Rooms44,414
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
1,125
Convention Ctr Space-

Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany

Germany's bustling financial hub has hosted trade shows and conferences for nearly 900 years. So you can be sure of a sturdy infrastructure for planning meetings and events – including one of the world's top ten airports.

Hotels158
Total Sleeping Rooms20,314
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space355,678 Sq. Mtr.

Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany

Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany

Those meeting and event planning in Charlottenburg will no doubt be aware of the International Congress Center Berlin (the largest in Europe), but this Berlin neighborhood features many gems.

Hotels65
Total Sleeping Rooms7,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Hackescher Markt, Germany

Berlin-Hackescher Markt, Germany

When meeting and event planning in Hackescher Markt, the area may seem like an adjunct of elsewhere, what with the Ramones Museum, the Soho House Berlin and a very Vegassy fishtank.

Hotels50
Total Sleeping Rooms7,500
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Ku'damm, Germany

Berlin-Ku'damm, Germany

Planning meeting and events in Ku'Damm, Berlin's most famous avenue, is getting as close to the heart of Berlin as may be. Part of former West Berlin, Ku’damm takes in Tiergarten, Grunewald and more.

Hotels35
Total Sleeping Rooms3,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Mitte, Germany

Berlin-Mitte, Germany

If you're planning meetings and events in Mitte, you're literally in the middle of Berlin. An added benefit? Mitte houses such tourism spots such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Potsdamer Platz.

Hotels87
Total Sleeping Rooms13,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Neukoelln, Germany

Berlin-Neukoelln, Germany

The adventurous will enjoy meeting and event planning in Neukoelln, where artists and the artistically inclined have settled around Germany's largest hotel, the mega-sized Estrel.

Hotels20
Total Sleeping Rooms2,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Schoeneberg, Germany

Berlin-Schoeneberg, Germany

Meeting and event planning in Schoeneberg is an intimate affair, thanks to boutique hotel venues like the Mondrian-inspired, 136-room NH Berlin City West, the 60-room Hotel Carolinehof and the 46-room Hotel City Gallery Berlin.

Hotels35
Total Sleeping Rooms3,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Spandau, Germany

Berlin-Spandau, Germany

Meeting and event planning Spandau includes Eiswerder, an event space that translates to "Event Island." This district of Berlin features other impressive venues, such as Rathaus Spandau.

Hotels25
Total Sleeping Rooms1,100
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany

Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany

Meeting and event planning in Tiergarten comprise much that is classical Berlin: the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and the famous and historic park zoo.

Hotels50
Total Sleeping Rooms7,500
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Bonn, Germany

Bonn, Germany

Bonn, the capital of the former West Germany, sits on the Rhine and counts Ludvig van Beethoven as a son; meeting and event planning includes Kunstmuseum Bonn.

Hotels42
Total Sleeping Rooms3,543
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space30,600 Sq. Mtr.

Cologne, Germany

Cologne, Germany

Meeting and event planning in Cologne can span the ages, thanks to some vintage venues like Hotel Excelsior Ernest, which celebrates its 150th birthday in 2013. Large groups may gravitate toward the Congress-Centrum Kolnmesse.

Hotels275
Total Sleeping Rooms8,500
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf, Germany

When meeting and planning events in Dusseldorf, leaves time for some attendees to explore the Duesseldorfer Altstadt, known as “the longest bar in theworld,” while others sample the shopping in Konigsallee.

Hotels232
Total Sleeping Rooms6,500
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, Germany

When meeting and planning events in Hamburg, choices include Congress Center Hamburg and smaller venues like the remarkable Unilever-Haus Hamburg, the quirky Beach Center, Hamburg and more.

Hotels236
Total Sleeping Rooms27,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, Germany

Meeting and event planning in Heidelberg is thrilling, thanks to venues like Heidelberg Castle, Palais Prinz Carl and Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg.

Hotels200
Total Sleeping Rooms7,500
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

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