Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH
LEIPZIG is a key player on the world stage as a destination for conferences and meetings. The city’s influence in European commercial and intellectual life has been important for centuries. Today state-of-the-art infrastructure, the meeting industry and hotel business combine high professionalism with a unique hospitality.
Leipzig’s core competences are in medicine and health management, biotechnology, energy technology, automobile industry and logistics. Porsche and BMW opened new plants here and DHL made Leipzig/Halle Airport their European hub. Beside Leipzig University with its faculty of medicine and the centre for cardiology, several institutions of higher education enrich the city’s research sector.
“Feel the spirit ... do-it-at-leipzig.de” is the slogan of Leipzig’s congress initiative. 49 partners join their efforts to promote Leipzig as a conference city. The clear focus on a team play of partners has been very positively perceived by the meeting industry.
At their first contact congress organizers receive valuable information and support for their decision-making process. The website www.do-it-at-leipzig.com includes numerous search criteria regarding size, location and furnishing to find out suitable suppliers from the many conference hotels, congress centres, event venues, agencies, PCOs and carriers.
Every year the Congress Center Leipzig hosts nearly 100 conferences with about 100,000 participants. The new conference center KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig features 15 halls and rooms for 10 to 1,200 persons.
Whoever comes to Leipzig is captured by the city’s spirit and will leave it inspired.