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News from the Austrian Meetings Industry

Messe Wien is Austria’s First ‘Healthy Venue’

Messe Wien Exhibitions & Congress Center, run by Reed Exhibitions, has just become the first venue in Austria entitled to call itself a ‘Healthy Venue’ according to the stipulations of the World Obesity Federation. Messe Wien is owned by the city of Vienna and administered by MBG (Wiener Messe Besitz GmbH), an organisation within the Vienna Holding Group. It is presently one of just four healthy venues in Europe, and indeed only the fifth in the world. “We are very proud to be domestic pioneers in the field of healthy events”, enthused Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein, CEO of Reed Exhibitions Österreich.

Press release Messe Wien

Messe Wien

Kongresskultur Bregenz among the world’s three best congress centres

The Association Internationale des Palais de Congres (AIPC) has once again named Kongresskultur Bregenz (KKB) one of the three best convention centres worldwide. KKB, located in the province of Vorarlberg, has made it into the top three three times already – in 2004, 2010 and 2016 thanks to excellent evaluations by clients. The AIPC Apex Award is conferred every two years on the basis of extensive surveys that ask clients to rate various criteria.

News Kongresskultur Bregenz

Kongresskultur Bregenz


Business-Events in Schladming-Dachstein

You can encapsulate everything the Schladming-Dachstein Region has to offer in a single word: variety. Whether glacier or alpine tarn, mountain hut, seminar hotel or ski resort – here, you are sure to find everything you are looking for at the foot of the mighty Dachstein. Perhaps more than you have ever imagined. Including countless friendly faces and helping hands to make your business event an authentic, memorable experience.

Austria as rising star location for business visitors from Asia

Qatar and Austria are rising star locations for business visitors from Asia.

The two long-haul destinations rank highly with planners as locations for hosting business meetings and corporate events.

Event planners in Asia are increasingly looking beyond the region for hosting their business meetings and corporate events. With more airlines to choose from and lower travel costs than ever before, hosting an event at a long-haul destination is no longer considered a luxury.

Article by Keith Chan, MICE Biz magazine / South China Morning Post

MICE Biz magazine

danubeSAIL set to become a new landmark in the Austrian capital. Austria Center Vienna unveils its modernisation concept for 2022

The Austria Center Vienna recently unveiled the largest construction project at the venue since its opening around 30 years ago. A new access building with skywalk and three additional entrances will make it more convenient to use the different levels for separate events held in parallel. An attractive canopy – the danubeSAIL – will also be added to the square outside the building. By the time work is completed in 2022, this area will be transformed into a public space that brings people together, and adds a further 4,200m² for events in either closed or open formats.

danubeSAIL – press release

danubeSAIL – video

Austria Center Vienna

Convention4u 2018 in Burgenland

From 2 to 3 July 2018, Burgenland hosted the Convention4u for the first time.

Meeting professionals from the Austrian meetings industry discussed current challenges and trends at Kultur Kongress Zentrum Eisenstadt.

The next Convention4u will take place from 24 – 25 June 2019 at the Montforthaus Feldkirch.

Austrian Convention Bureau

Convention Burgenland

Austrian National Tourist Office with 41 Partners at IMEX Frankfurt

IMEX Frankfurt, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, took place from 15 – 17 May 2018. The Austrian National Tourist Office was present with 41 Austrian exhibitors – Convention Bureaux and destinations, venues and event locations, hotels, DMCs & PCOs, Majestic Train de Luxe and Lufthansa Group with Austrian Airlines.

Please, find some impressions on our Social Wall.

The next IMEX Frankfurt will take place from 21 – 23 May 2019.

IMEX Frankfurt