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

KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig completes successful first year

In terms of convention business, 2016 proved to be the strongest year in two decades, with the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) and the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig generating turnover of approximately 9 million euros. Numerous large-scale medical conferences for an international audience, high calibre corporate business events and new space arrangements for event organisers through the official opening of the KONGRESSHALLE early in the year all contributed to the record performance.   In 2016, more than 120,000 visitors in total attended 76 events at the CCL. Highlights included major medical conferences for several thousand participants devoted to the fields of urology, anaesthesia, autoimmunity, haematology and oncology as... more information
DDG Kompakt at the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo (Picture:  Leipziger Messe)
DDG Kompakt at the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo (Picture: Leipziger Messe)

Strong convention year for CCL and KONGRESSHALLE

National and international event organisers value Leipzig as a convention venue   Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) and KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig can look back on a strong performance during the first six months of the year. Numerous conventions with several thousand participants from around the world and high-ranking guests, along with a consistently filled events calendar, contributed to this result.   Many national and international conventions have been held at the CCL on the Leipzig exhibition grounds since the beginning of the year, starting with the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC). The number of participants at this convention for vascular physicians continued to increase over the previous year, as almost... more information
Kongresshalle am Zoo
Kongresshalle am Zoo (Picture: Leipziger Messe)

Bio-Tech Under the Palms: Leipzig’s KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo, a proven venue for scientific congresses

Since the 1 January 2016, Congress Centre Leipzig (CCL) of the Leipziger Messe GmbH has been the official operator of a new location in the heart of Leipzig.  Alongside other events, the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo has been host to various successful medical and scientific symposia.   Tradition and New Opportunities The CCL has established the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo, a fully-renovated, modern conference centre within the walls of a fascinating historical building. With its commissioning the CCL has further developed Leipzig’s conference business and contributed to the positive development of Leipzig as a major player in the congress industry. The impressive historic building, originally opened in 1900 as a ballroom at the... more information
Prof. Dr. Dietger Niederwieser and team
Prof. Dr. Dietger Niederwieser and team (Picture: Frank Schütze)

Strong Networking, Extensive Industry Expertise, and Brand-new Function Rooms Make Leipzig Even More Attractive for Events

Strong Partners for Your Events One of Leipzig’s strongest features is the great working relationship that exists between the main players and the service providers of its congress industry. Led by the initiative, "Feel the spirit ...", almost 50 local suppliers from the conference and events industry work together in a strong network headed by Leipzig Tourism and Convention Bureau and Leipzig Fair. This network lends its support to event planners by providing advice and backing in planning, organization and implementation. Interested organizers can conduct a personalised search enquiry very easily and receive up-to the-minute information at . Numerous search functions serve as a filter... more information
Zoo Leipzig, Palmensaal (Picture:  Zoo Leipzig)
Zoo Leipzig, Palmensaal (Picture: Zoo Leipzig)

New at Zoo Leipzig: CONGRESS HALL building with Palmensaal restaurant

Since 2000, Zoo Leipzig has been undergoing a transformation into a Zoo of the Future. The innovative concept combines the keeping of animals in near-natural habitats with exceptional insights for visitors, a global commitment for the protection of species and a modern environmental management system on-site. Numerous ground-breaking projects have already been realised. Just last year alone, the Monkey Islands, the Kiwara Kopje, the Bears‘ Castle playground and the CONGRESS HALL adjacent to the Zoo were completed and opened. Also this year, Zoo Leipzig is further implementing next steps of the ambitious master plan and will open the Koala House in early summer. Construction on further projects including the mountain world Himalaya... more information
Präsenz auf der Fachmesse imex Frankfurt (Picture:  LTM)
IMEX Frankfurt (Picture: LTM)

imex Frankfurt 2016 | 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 F100/42-43  from 19 - 21 April 2016.

Partners at the Leipzig-Booth F42-43:
CCL Congress Center Leipzig,
Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing,
Porsche Leipzig,
Zoo Leipzig,

More information on Leipzig can be found in the following press releases. more information
Hotel Fürstenhof, Leipzig (Picture:  Matthias Hamel)
Hotel Fürstenhof, Leipzig (Picture: Matthias Hamel)

181 m² of designer features and pure luxury - the new Brockhaus Presidential Suite at the Hotel Fürstenhof, Leipzig

Leipzig, 12th January 2016 – This Brockhaus-themed suite features warm, dark colours and clear modern forms, combined with exclusive design classics. The renovation and refurbishment works in one of the Presidential Suites at the Hotel Fürstenhof, Leipzig are now complete. The Grand Hotel style which characterises the traditional Hotel Fürstenhof, Leipzig has been preserved; however, the room concept, interior and materials are now presented in a classic upscale design, combined with modern technology. "Leipzig now has a Presidential Suite which is unparalleled in design, features and functionality," says General Manager Jörg Müller.   The Hotel Fürstenhof is always the first choice for Bill Clinton, Angela Merkel, Bruce... more information