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Incentive Guide for Leipzig and Dresden - Saxony’s metropolises join efforts to present their strengths

For the first time, Leipzig and Dresden will promote their outstanding leisure options and unique selling points in a jointly produced incentive guide, which was published with the support of Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen mbH (Tourism Marketing Company of Saxony). The brochure especially addresses business travellers and illustrates the attractive choice of spare time activities in both cities. On 36 pages it targets companies, associations and organisations that look for ideas for supporting programmes of conferences and congresses in the two Saxon cities. Beside established tourist attractions it lists above all suggestions that companies can use for incentive programmes to motivate their staff or customers.   The... more information
RoboCup Wm 2016 is coming to Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe)
RoboCup Wm 2016 is coming to Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe)

RoboCup WM 2016 is coming to Leipzig

For the first time in ten years, the world championship of robots will be taking place in Germany again.   In the summer of 2016, Leipziger Messe will host the 20th RoboCup, the world championship of robots. The leading international robotics event takes place in a different country each year. It was last held in Germany in 2006, parallel to the soccer world championship, and delighted thousands of visitors in Bremen. “RoboCup is a fascinating event ? participants demonstrate top scientific and technical achievements in an entertaining way,” says Markus Geisenberger, Managing Director of Leipziger Messe. “This event is just as interesting for experts as it is for the media and the audience. We are so pleased that our joint... more information

Leipzig to remain the permanent home of OTWorld in the future

Confairmed GmbH, Leipziger Messe GmbH and the German Association of Ortho-paedic Technology bank on continuity and extend their successful collaboration until 2026. In 1973 the German Association of Orthopaedic Technology (Bundesinnungsverband für Orthopädie.Technik - BIV-OT) invited members to their first Annual General Meeting with accompanying technical programme and exhibition in the then still divided city of Berlin. In 1976, it opened its doors in Düsseldorf, under the name of 'ORTHOPÄDIE TECHNIK international'. In1985, it was renamed 'ORTHOPÄDIE + REHA-TECHNIK international', as a result of the extension of the product groups. Since 2000 the event has been held in Leipzig. In order to push the development further in... more information

Leipzig highly sought after as an international meeting destination

In the national ranking, the Saxon metropolis finishes fourth. The campaign has been one of the key factors for this success. The City of Leipzig is one of Germany’s most popular destinations for international meetings and conferences. In the recently published 2013 edition of the annual ranking of ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association, the worldwide umbrella organization of the meetings industry), Leipzig finished on fourth place of German destinations, after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich. Looking at the international ranking, Leipzig comes in on place 106, and on place 59 in the European ranking. This news is particularly welcomed by the 50 or so members of the MICE campaign more information
Hidden Leipzig - Off The Beaten Track (Picture: Tom Schulze)
Hidden Leipzig - Off The Beaten Track (Picture: Tom Schulze)

Hidden Leipzig - Off The Beaten Track

Initiative project ‘’ is promoting congresses and conventions in Leipzig with alternative city guide: 143 tips and 60 images show the city’s special attitude towards life ‘We shall discover more if we start with the faith that more remains concealed.’ (Friedrich Schiller) ‘Hidden Leipzig – Off The Beaten Track’ is the title of an alternative city guide-book that was published in a German and an English version by the congress initiative project ‘’ in cooperation with Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH. With 143 specific tips and 60 photographic images the book describes Leipzig’s special lifestyle and invites readers to take a look at city districts away... more information