Stuttgart - experience what inspired
The congress region Stuttgart is committed to high environmental standards and is characterized by an above average commitment to sustainability. According to a study published in "Wirtschaftswoche" in June 2012 Stuttgart is Germany's most sustainable city. Urban flair and green oases are the charming contrasts of the region. Suttgart thrills with its beautiful panorama and characteristic topography. Magnificent gardens, idyllic vineyards and castles characterize the city's image.
With renowned art museums and a high-profile music scene, Stuttgart offers the richest cultural activities throughout Germany and shines with masterpieces of architecture, such as the two spectacular automobile museums of Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Throughout the Swabian inventiveness is present and inspires every visitor.
The Stuttgart Region is one of the leading economic and most innovative metropolitan regions in Europe. The Center for High Technology stands for future-oriented industries such as automotive, e-mobility, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, air and space technology and environmental technology, but is also known for its innovative creative industries. The Swabian inventiveness brought the global corporations, Daimler, Porsche and Bosch forth - companies that stand for tradition and innovative progress. In addition, the region is a popular destination for medical congresses and attractive educational center as well as one of the strongest research regions in Europe.
More than 250 convention centers, conference hotels and special venues offer a wide choice of capacities of different sizes for meetings, conventions and exhibitions. The Stuttgart International Airport serves over 100 destinations, the ICE train station and a perfect motorway network round off the perfect infrastructure. Unique in Europe is the location of ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart, one of the 10 largest convention centers in Germany and the Messe Stuttgart right next to the airport. Two hotels optimize the offer and provide for short distances. Further conference centres in the region as well as numerous meeting hotels offer facilities for staging an event with a difference.
Things that you should not miss
- Stuttgart Beer Festival and Stuttgart Wine Village
- State Gallery of Stuttgart and museum of art Stuttgart
- State Opera and Stuttgart Ballet
- Castles and parks
- Mineral baths - the largest mineral deposits of Western Europe
- Wilhelma - Europe's only zoological and botanical garden
- TV Tower - the world's first
- Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Porsche Museum
- Palace Square and King's Road - Germany's longest shopping street
- Stuttgart Christmas Market
- Outlet City Metzingen - (Hugo Boss and many more)