GCB Newsletter 10 | 2020 
Meetings Made in Germany - News for Event Professionals
In this newsletter you will find news on the following topics:
•  Best Practice: Restarting Business Events in Germany
•  Munich’s Event Industry: Back to Life
•  The Show Must Go On – One of the First Trade Shows Took Place in Hamburg
•  Meet & Fly with Ease at these Conference Facilities near Frankfurt Airport
•  Lufthansa will Deploy Four Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub this Winter
•  BOCOM On Demand - Now Available!
•  Overcoming Borders and Bringing People Together
•  GCB FutureTalks #17 and #18
Enjoy the read and stay safe!
Next Stop Germany
Best Practice: Restarting Business Events in Germany
The meetings destination Germany is in the middle of its restart. In compliance with hygiene and safety regulations as well as new ideas and concepts, business events are held again in many places. We have put together some best practices of recent or soon-to-happen trade fairs, conferences and congresses in Germany.
 » Learn more.
Munich’s Event Industry: Back to Life
The events industry in Munich is back to life. New regulations by the state of Bavaria now allow small-scale events, and congresses and trade fairs can take place since 1st September. The hotel, catering and event partners of the Munich Convention Bureau have adapted their services and offerings to the current corona regulations. Learn more about new trade fair and event formats in Munich.
 » Read more.
The Show Must Go On – One of the First Trade Shows Took Place in Hamburg
On 6 - 9 September, Europe’s top jewellery manufacturers gathered for "The Show" in Hamburg. The event with 200 trade visitors combined an exhibition along with expert talks, catwalk shows and networking events. Passenger ships along Hamburg’s River Elbe hosted a series of maritime networking events. "The Show" was one of the first major business events to take place in the city since Hamburg Senate eased corona regulations.
 » Have a look at the detailed case study here.
Meet & Fly with Ease at these Conference Facilities near Frankfurt Airport
Centrally located and accessible by all, Frankfurt International Airport is one of the largest airports and conference hubs in Europe - and in times of COVID-19 it is also deemed one of the safest! Here are some recommendations of where to host your next conference right at the airport's doorstep.
 » Learn more.
Lufthansa will Deploy Four Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub this Winter
For the duration of the winter timetable Lufthansa will be deploying four of the currently parked Airbus A350-900s to its hub in Frankfurt. The Airbus A350-900 is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly long-haul aircraft in the world. Compared to a Boeing 747-8, the Airbus A350-900 consumes around 12 percent less fuel and emits less CO2. It will operate from Frankfurt to Chicago, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
 » Read more.
Let's Talk GCB
BOCOM On Demand - Now Available!
Just under two months ago, the hybrid multisite congress "BOCOM - Experience Borderless Communication" interconnected over 30 speakers and several hundred participants worldwide. You have participated in this special event and would like to experience it again? Or you have unfortunately missed BOCOM and would be happy to finally see the exciting contents? Just register at bocom.online/bocom-on-demand and for only 39 Euro (plus VAT) you will get access to the entire livestream of BOCOM - on demand, available anytime.
 » Get your recordings of BOCOM now.
MICE Think Tank
Overcoming Borders and Bringing People Together
On 3 October 2020, Germany celebrated 30 years of reunification. At a time when the world is confronted with a global pandemic and needs to develop new solutions, we can still learn a great deal from it today. Read more in our reflection on business events in the context of 30 years of German reunification.
 » Read more.
GCB FutureTalks #17 and #18
For our interview series GCB FutureTalks, Matthias Schultze, GCB’s Managing Director, has been talking to some of the business event world's thought leaders about their future concepts and ideas. In October, he recently spoke with Sven Krueger (Co-Founder & CCO of whoelse) about AI’s future potential for business events and with Anja Osswald (Managing Director of Phocus Brand Contact) about virtual event formats.
 » Learn more in the interviews.
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