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Welcome to Austria!

Austria has long been regarded a leading destination for meetings. Traditional Austrian hospitality combined with an innovative, future-orientated convention scene and high professional standard sets Austria apart from its competitors. Excellent infrastructure, safety and its prime location at the heart of Europe make Austria the destination of choice for meetings, incentives, conferences and events.

News and Insider Tips

New Partners Join Convention Bureau Lower Austria

Three new first-class partners – Hotel Schlosspark Mauerbach, Schloss Thalheim and Schloss Rothschild – join CVB Lower Austria in 2017.

Hotel Congress & Event Center Schlosspark Mauerbach
Located inside a beautiful 5 hectare park, the 4-Star-Superior Congress Hotel offers a total of 19 meeting and function rooms. Situated on the Vienna city boundary it is easily reachable from the Vienna International Airport.
Schlosspark Mauerbach

Schloss Thalheim
The exclusive hotel, located inside the historical walls of castle Thalheim, is suited for meetings as well as for private and corporate events. Aside from the function rooms, events can be held in one of the many theme gardens, at the baroque castle chapel, the former indoor riding arena or the Far Eastern Tea House.
Schloss Thalheim

Schloss Rothschild
Within the last few years castle Rothschild in Waidhofen an der Ypps has established itself as a well-known event location. It offers a broad range of event venues: from the Kristallsaal, a spectacular crystal hall designed by star architect Hans Hollein and elegant salons to the cozy castle cellar, the rustic Schwarze Kuchl (black kitchen) or the beautiful castle courtyard.
Schloss Rothschild

Details of all 44 partners of Convention Bureau Lower Austria can be found in the recently released Convention Guide 2017, together with funding guidelines for events in Lower Austria.


Meeting Star Award - Austria 5 Times Amongst Top 10

The annual Meeting Star Award 2016 features Austria in 6 different categories 5 times amongst the top 10

Each year KONGRES magazine selects the 10 best hotels in the categories Boutique Meeting Hotels, Spa Meeting Hotels, Resort Meeting Hotels and City Meeting Hotels as well as the top destinations in Regional Meeting Destinations and National Meeting Destinations.

Two Austrian convention partners are amongst the top 10 hotels: Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden was rated 4th place of Top Resort Meeting Hotels and Loisium Wine & Spa Resort excelled as the best Spa Meeting Hotel.

As many as 3 Austrian cities were selected amongst the Top 10 Regional Meeting Destinations: Salzburg (2nd), Klagenfurt (3rd) and Villach (4th).


Austria Center Vienna

Are you ready for a fast-paced journey through the vibrant city of Vienna and a day at the Austria Center Vienna ?

The ACV’s new image video surprises by taking the viewer on a flight through Vienna, past imperial palaces, to a Viennese coffee house for a coffee and to the Viennese vineyards for a glass of Grüner Veltliner.

On the following morning the congress starts at the Austria Center Vienna, showing the viewer the many possibilites the congress centre offers: from major congresses, lectures, interactive work shops to glamourous evening events.

To view the image video, click on the photo to the right.

Austria Center Vienna





Why Austria?