For many, Hamburg is Germany’s finest city – a cosmopolitan host open to change, refreshing by day and exciting by night. The pulsating hub of a region which primarily stands for vastness and nature, yet also has a lot more to offer. Hamburg is an exhibition and convention city with world-famous musicals, the impressive HafenCity district, the futuristic Elbphilharmonie concert building, the miniature wonderland and much more.    

Hamburg is one of the few cities in the world that can be considered to have it all.  Here are just a few reasons why you should meet in Hamburg. 

  1. Diverse Hospitality: 347 hotels and 32,000 rooms.
  2. Easy Accessibility: 350 daily flights, 120 non-stop flights, and 55 airlines.
  3. 88+ Special Event Venues: Hagenbeck Zoo, Cap San Diego, and Au Quai.
  4. Unique Group Activities: Water activities at Lake Alster, Unesco Speicherstadt, port and river cruises on the Elbe River.
  5. Congress Center Hamburg: Total available exhibition space of 12,000 square meters, another 12,000 square meters of foyer space, and 12,000 seats in up to 50 halls and rooms.


Whether you're looking to host a large-scale conference or a small-scale meeting, Ottawa has everything you need to make your event a success. Canada’s capital is an attractive gem with its world-class convention centre, unique off-site venues, and a mix of urban and outdoor experiences.  Here are just a few highlights on why Ottawa is the perfect destination for your next meeting or event. 

  1. Ottawa is home to Shaw Centre, awarded “World’s Best Convention Centre” by the Association of Conference Centres (AIPC). The city’s premier, state-of-the-art convention venue is located in the heart of downtown next to the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site and within easy walking distance of over 6,000 hotel rooms. And while the city’s downtown is very compact and walkable, the light rail transit system likewise links hotels to the Shaw Centre and other meeting facilities and venues in the city.
  2. Ottawa’s national museums and National Arts Centre offer grand public spaces for unique off-site receptions, galas, and events. These include museums devoted to history, art, nature, science and technology, aviation and space, military history, agriculture and food, and money.
  3. Ottawa is home to a diverse and experienced accommodation sector that includes major international hotel brands and unique boutiques and local properties to meet every need and budget. Many of the larger properties offer significant meeting space and smaller rooms for executive and breakout sessions.
  4. Ottawa affords delegates a wealth of unique urban experiences while also offering some of Canada’s best outdoor recreation and adventure experiences, from cycling to kayaking and whitewater rafting, skiing, skating, golfing and more.
  5. Ottawa is a destination that is accessible, with an award-winning airport with direct connections to major U.S. hubs, plus London and Frankfurt. The airport is a 15-minute drive to a compact and walkable downtown.

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