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KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig (Picture: Martin Jehnichen)
KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig (Picture: Martin Jehnichen)

Official launch of operations at KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig

The focus of the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) in the 2015 business year was on the inauguration of the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig. By starting operations at this state-of-the-art conference venue in historic guise, convention business can be grown still further, contributing to the positive development of Leipzig as a conference city. With around 87,300 visitors and 86 events, the CCL continues the positive development it has enjoyed in recent years. Numerous large-scale conventions with several thousand participants and international audiences were held at the CCL in the trade fair grounds, starting in January with the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) with over 4,800 participants, and moving on to the Annual Meeting of the... more information
CCL, André Kaldenhoff © Leipziger Messe GmbH
CCL, André Kaldenhoff © Leipziger Messe GmbH

Successful connection: ICCA recognises 20-year membership of the CCL

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is currently holding its annual meeting in Buenos Aires. It is the main meeting of the umbrella organisation of the international convention industry. The event is attended by André Kaldenhoff, the Division Head of Leipziger Messe Conventions, who is also a member of the Executive Board. Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) has been a member of the ICCA for exactly 20 years. The CCL entered the convention market with the opening of the new Leipzig exhibition grounds in the year 1996, with the aim of establishing Leipzig as an attractive destination and the organisation as a reliable partner for event organisers. The CCL became a member of both the German Convention Bureau (GCB),... more information
Opening GREAT BARRIER REEF at Panometer Leipzig (Picture: Tom Schulze)
Opening GREAT BARRIER REEF at Panometer Leipzig (Picture: Tom Schulze)

360° Panorama »GREAT BARRIER REEF – The magical world of the coral reef« opening on 3rd October - The hyper-realistic expedition to the mighty coral reef off the coast of Australia

From 3rd October 2015 to 15th January 2017, Yadegar Asisi's monumental 360° Panorama  »GREAT BARRIER REEF – The magical world of the coral reef« will be on display in the  Panometer Leipzig. On a 1:1 scale, this Panorama takes you on an expedition to the 3,500 square metres of the largest coral reef in the world off the north-eastern coast of Australia. The Panorama of the Great Barrier Reef fits in seamlessly with the series of Yadegar Asisi's Nature Panoramas. Underlying this Panorama are the artist's fascination and wonder about the complex relationships existing in nature and the unique beauty of a fragile ecosystem. Essential for the development of coral reefs are tiny polyps, sedentary marine cnidarians living... more information
KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig, Grand Opening (Picture: Leipziger Messe GmbH)
KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig, Grand Opening (Picture: Leipziger Messe GmbH)

CCL starts operating the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig

With the opening of the thoroughly renovated and reconstructed KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo in May, Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) took over the operation of a modern conference centre in the heart of the city. Even while renovation work was still underway, meeting planners showed considerable interest in the new venue. From autumn 2015, the first events feature on the venue’s calendar within a ‘pre-opening stage”. In total, the venue features 15 halls and rooms which can seat between 10 and 1,200 people. The juxtaposition of different styles – from Art nouveau, Art deco and historicist to contemporary architecture – reflects the colourful history and gives the building a very particular ambiance. The entire facility is equipped... more information
imex Frankfurt 2015 (Picture: LTM)
imex Frankfurt 2015 (Picture: LTM)

imex Frankfurt 2015 | Digital press kit

This is a selection of press releases of local organisations and institutions of the congress initiative "Feel the spirit ..." which is present at imex Frankfurt at the Leipzig booth F100/44-46  from 19 - 21 May 2015.

Partners at the Leipzig-Booth F44-46:
CCL Congress Center Leipzig,
Leipzig Marriott Hotel,
Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing,
Porsche Leipzig,
Zoo Leipzig, more information
ESPID 2015, Leipzig
ESPID 2015, Leipzig

ESPID 2015: Medical professionals across Europe at the CCL

The Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) welcomes the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) from 12 - 16 May, 2015. It is expected that 3,000 participants from across Europe will be attending this event. In its bid for this international conference, the CCL's application stood out due to Leipzig's competence in the medical area and its close collaboration with clinics and all participating stakeholders in the city.   ESPID focuses on the research, diagnostics and treatment of infections in children. Participants benefit in particular from the practical relevance of this event, such as novel treatment methods for lung infections in children. Other conference topics include the meaningful use of antibiotics in... more information
Messe Leipzig and Congress Center Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe)
Messe Leipzig and Congress Center Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe)

Leipziger Messe GmbH Sustainable Events For The Future

Leipziger Messe GmbH is the first German trade fair company to be certified by Green Globe. The Leipziger exhibition grounds features five trade fair halls spread out over more than 180,000 square metres of covered and open area exhibition space. It is also home to the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL), one of Europe's most modern congress and conference centers. The Green Globe certified member recently achieved a high ranking score of 97% against the newly accredited V1.7 criteria. Proof that sustainable practices only enhance overall operations and management performance.   Steffen Jantz
, Executive Director of Corporate Communication
at Leipziger Messe GmbH
 said, “We observe that show organizers and meeting planners strive... more information
Congress Center Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe/Zimmermann)
Congress Center Leipzig (Picture: Leipziger Messe/Zimmermann)

Congress Center Leipzig has its most successful year since its foundation

With a turnover of € 6.8 million (2012: 5.5 million), 2014 has been the Leipzig Congress Center's (CCL) most successful year since it was founded in 1996. Contributing to these record figures were a total of 66 congresses and conferences, as well as 22 congress programmes to accompany various trade fairs, with, at the same time, an increase in the number of major events. In 2014, the CCL welcomed some 116,000 visitors from more than 100 countries.   Amongst the high points of the past year are ten major congresses with several thousand delegates and very high levels of international participation. They include both conferences, which are regularly hosted in the CCL, and new events. In January, for example, some 4,700 vascular... more information