GCB Newsletter 2018

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GCB Newsletter 10 | 2018

Start-ups with fresh ideas!

The trend and courage to start a business does not stop within the event industry. Every year new and exciting event start-ups are founded. In addition to the hotspots Berlin and Hamburg, there are other cities and regions in Germany in which start-ups dare to launch a company. One of them is Leipzig.

In this newsletter we provide you information about newly established companies in Leipzig and destination Germany and their leading research position in innovation and technology.

Enjoy the read!






Spinlab @ Tom Weber, Bertram Schultz


"Made in Leipzig" – a place to get off the ground

Leipzig is a city of start-ups: the number of young, innovative new businesses is rising steadily and creative professionals can find the best conditions to make their ideas reality here. There are great examples of successful business models, diverse support and a large network of partners on the road to success.

Read more about why Leipzig is an ideal city to launch a business. 



@ TechQuartier


Take the Pulse of Frankfurt's Booming Start-up Scene at TechQuartier

Frankfurt isn't just about large scale ventures and infrastructure, it's also a young and increasingly entrepreneurial city to meet and is working to become a place where start-ups can flourish.

Learn more about TechQuartier, a rapidly growing start-up community and co-creation space that's helping start-ups. 



@ Estrel Berlin


10 Things About the Estrel Berlin to Inspire Planners & Attendees

As Europe's largest hotel, conference and entertainment center, the Estrel Berlin has everything a planner's heart could desire to create top notch meetings.

Here are 10 things that planners are choosing when they decide to host a conference, meeting or event at the Estrel Berlin. 






Come meet Germany at IBTM World 2018 in Barcelona!

It’s ibtm World season again! We invite you to visit the German Pavilion F50 and F55 at ibtm World – the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry. Come on a journey with us and meet Germany’s various cities and event locations in Barcelona from November 27 – 29, 2018.

Make your appointment from November 7 – mark your calendars!



© Alexandre Debieve on Unsplash


Made in Germany: Dive into innovation and technology

A few weeks back, Germany launched the world’s first autonomous tram in Potsdam near Berlin. Although the Combino might still be some way from being commercially viable, it is a major milestone on the way to autonomous driving – and exemplifies how Germany leads in innovation and technology.

Learn more about how the German information and telecommunications technology sector drives innovation. 







© Joakim Honkasalo On Unsplash


Innovative formats – a must for successful events

Interaction, dialogue, active participation - nowadays, event formats need to meet other expectations than in the past. The Future Meeting Space (FMS) innovation network has focussed on exploring the key issues the event industry is facing.

Learn more about the "English Parliament" format that the VDE will be using for its impending VDE TecSummit. 


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