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GCB Newsletter 12 | 2018

All about Safety, Big Hearts, Alpine Charm and Celebrations

In this newsletter we provide you with information about

  • How computer based pedestrian simulations can help creating a safety concept.
  • How Estrel Berlin tackles big CSR initiatives.
  • Maritim Hotel pop up immerses guest in Alpine charm.
  • How Frankfurt Celebrates the reborn Old Town.
  • Starting off 2019 with Meeting German suppliers in London.
  • Future Role and Challenges of Events in Corporate Communication
Enjoy the read!

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019! ★






Event Security: ‘Simulation tests intuition.’

For event planners, it is often incredibly challenging creating a safety concept. New technologies such as computer based pedestrian simulations can help. Learn more about the technology behind pedestrian simulation with Dr. Kneidl from accu:rate GmbH.

Read more here. 



Events in Corporate Communication: Future Role and Challenges

Technology as a megatrend and the digital transformation cause the organisation of events to change. In this context, read more about three statements to provide our sector with food for thought.

Read full article here. 






© Estrel Berlin, Johannes Eisele


The Estrel Berlin tackles big CSR initiatives with a big heart

Hunger and homelessness, universal education access, refugee integration – there is no social issue or topic that the Estrel Berlin shys away from. We recently spoke with Diane Pentaleri-Otto, Director of International Sales at the Estrel to soak in some inspiration for planner and organizers who are considering starting or pumping up their CSR efforts.

Here’s what she had to share. 



© Maritim Hotelgroup


Maritim Hotel pop up immerses guest in Alpine charm

Inspired by the warmth, look and feel of an Alpine lodge he had visited on holiday, the general manager for the Maritim Hotel Stuttgart wanted to create a pop up where people could enjoy the same spirit right in the heart of Stuttgart… and right outside the Maritim. So he and his team got to work to turn this vision into reality.

Find out more about the great results. 



@ #visitfrankfurt, Goesta Ruehl


Celebrating Frankfurt’s reborn Old Town

Frankfurt not only knows how to meet in style, but it also knows how to party. The unveiling of the reconstructed Old Town hailed the history and future of this long-popular area – now welcoming people to meet in new ways. Join our photo tour to get a feel for the excitement and possibilities.

Full story here. 



Start off 2019 with meeting German suppliers in London!

On January 29, 2019, UK meeting and event planners are invited to meet with over 50 international MICE suppliers at the Moulden Marketing Destination Showcase at “5* Jumeirah Carlton Tower” in London.
The German Convention Bureau is delighted to announce its participation together with its partners. For more information, take a look on our website.

Register now for this unique destination showcase!

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