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  • KölnKongress Logo 25 Jahre © KölnKongress GmbH

    12.12.2018

    KölnKongress celebrates a special anniversary in 2019

    Next year Cologne’s event services provider KölnKongress will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary. There won’t be a gala celebration, but the company’s figures speak for themselves. Since 1994, 21 million guests have attended 64,000 events in KölnKongress locations, which are now eight in total. The CCB extends its sincere ... more...
  • A welcome back at the Cologne Bonn Airport: travellers can connect to London Gatwick again. © Köln Bonn Airport

    19.11.2018

    British Airways is back at Cologne Bonn Airport: Event planners discover the destination Cologne

    A group of British event planners landed at Cologne Bonn Airport with the inaugural flight of British Airways from London Gatwick. On invitation of the airline and Excelsior Hotel Ernst, the hosted buyers discovered the city with support of the CCB. The new connection improves the location and accessibility of Cologne and makes it ... more...
  • IHF Men's Handball World Championship © ARENA Management GmbH

    15.11.2018

    The countdown for the World Cup in Germany and Denmark is on

    For the first time in the history of men's handball, Germany and Denmark are jointly hosting a World Handball Championship in 2019. The LANXESS arena is the venue for the main round. The matches will take place from 19 to 23 January. more...
  • 2018 European Zero Emission Bus Conference © 2018 European Zero Emission Bus Conference

    14.11.2018

    2018 European Zero Emission Bus Conference in Cologne

    The Zero Emission Bus conference takes place at the Flora in Cologne on 27th and 28th November 2018. The Zero Emission Bus conference brings together 300 policy makers, bus operators and industry experts to drive forward the realisation of zero emission public transport for Europe. more...
  • Especially interesting for companies: Sticky Fingers can be booked in its entirety for corporate events © Hyatt Regency Köln

    13.11.2018

    New restaurants on the Rhine Boulevard: Sticky Fingers and Grissini on the Rhine Boulevard

    Discover the box-seat views of the Cathedral and Cologne’s historic city centre that are offered by the two new restaurants at the Hyatt Regency Cologne. At Grissini, guests can enjoy Italian cuisine with handmade pasta in an informal atmosphere. Sticky Fingers offers street food and can be booked in its entirety as a location for events. more...
  • The Chocolate Museum is perfect for chocoholics © Schokoladenmuseum Köln GbmH

    06.11.2018

    Cologne Chocolate Museum celebrates 25th anniversary

    The Chocolate Museum was founded in 1993 by the chocolate manufacturer Hans Imhoff. Today it’s one of the most popular cultural attractions of Cologne, drawing in approximately 550,000 visitors annually. In addition to interesting information about chocolate, the building also offers a special framework for events in its capacity as a ... more...
  • The Kaiser Wilhelm Baths (KWB) building transformed from an indoor swimming pool to a venue for elegant events. The new location “KWB im Stadtpalais” will offer room for up to 450 people © KölnTourismus GmbH, Dieter Jacobi

    16.10.2018

    “KWB im Stadtpalais“: CCB celebrates pre-opening

    As part of our “Networking am Rhein” (networking along the Rhine) meeting, partners of Cologne’s event sector were able to get an impression of the “KWB im Stadtpalais” venue, whose restoration and restructuring will soon be completed. Watch our video-clip to get a first glimpse into the new Location. more...
  • This is what The Ship will look like when it’s finished in the first quarter of 2020 © The Ship

    15.10.2018

    The Ship – Germany’s most digitalized office building is taking shape in Cologne

    A fully digitalized campus complex is currently being constructed in the Ehrenfeld district of Cologne. In the future, established companies and startups alike will come together here and benefit from knowledge sharing in the Acceleration Deck. more...
  • Koelnmesse Entrance North © Koelnmesse GmbH

    09.10.2018

    CCXP Cologne Comic Con Experience starting in 2019

    The trade fair destination Cologne welcoming a new event in 2019. Comic-, Sci-Fi- and superhero fans in Germany and Europe should include a new date in their schedules. The “CCXP Cologne − Comic Con Experience” will focus on the stars and artists of the industry at the Cologne Exhibition Centre. more...
  • Uni Köln © Universität zu Köln

    02.10.2018

    University of Cologne wins four Clusters of Excellence

    On 28 September, the German Research Foundation and the German Council of Science and Humanities announced the selected Clusters of Excellence: All of the four proposals handed in by the University of Cologne were successful. The University cleared an important hurdle: At least two are a must to be accepted in the application ... more...