Michael Wiedekamp appointed Director Contract & Partnership Development

Michael Wiedekamp (44) will take over the management of the newly created Contract & Partnership Development department at Hamburg Messe und Congress with immediate effect. In this role he reports to Lars Kanbach, Chief Operating Officer Venues at Hamburg Messe und Congress.

Hamburg Messe und Congress marks two record years in sequence

A blocked road, a world record and an almost secret mega event at the CCH - Congress Center Hamburg were among the more unusual experiences the year 2023 held in stock. It was the strongest odd year in terms of sales revenues in the history of Hamburg Messe und Congress (HMC), with 80.7 million euros in sales, 19 per cent more than in 2019, the reference…

Hamburg Messe und Congress / Michael Zapf

Bernd Aufderheide says farewell to enter retirement

After a 20-year tenure at the top of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC), Bernd Aufderheide (64) will retire at year’s end. In an emotional celebration at the freshly-modernised CCH – Congress Center Hamburg, guests from the business world and politics, along with companions, customers and numerous employees said Goodbye to the long-standing Chief…

Realignment on the trade fair market for production engineering

New responsibility for NORTEC

Heiko M. Stutzinger

Heiko Stutzinger to be new Managing Director of Hamburg Messe und Congress

Following a job advertisement campaign, the Supervisory Board has chosen Heiko M. Stutzinger, a business administrator and trade fair expert, as new Managing Director of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC). The 49-year-old Stutzinger is currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the trade fair organiser Royal Jaarbeurs based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He…

HMC Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2022

“OPEN AS NEVER BEFORE” is the title of our Annual Report for 2022. Read here why we chose that title, and learn many other fascinating details about Hamburg Messe und Congress, our events and our plans for the future.

Successful return of the trade fair and congress business

Sales revenues at 108.7 million euros, nearly 12m above budget

The world's largest congress on allergy and clinical immunology to come to Hamburg in 2023

More good news for the congress and exhibition metropolis of Hamburg: from June 9 to 11, 2023 the annual congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) will take place at the new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg in a hybrid format. This is the first time the medical congress-plus-exhibition will be hosted in Hamburg. Approximately…

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