Global civil society activity in Germany

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in the western region of Central Europe. It is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany lies between the Baltic and North Sea to the north and the Alps to the south. Its 16 constituent states have a total population of over 84 million in an area of 357,600 km2 (138,100 sq mi). It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and most populous city is Berlin and its main financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Germany is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 10719 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Germany is ranked #8 in 2021, with 220 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Munich Tourist Office


Welcome to Munich!

You will encounter the traditional charm of Bavaria and a rich cultural heritage with museums, parks, palaces, churches and the magic of days gone by combined with modern architecture. Munich – a city of art and culture catering from a variety of tastes with its outstanding historical buildings, more than 60 famous theatres as well as 49 museums and collections.

360 different event locations offer a wide range of options to organize congresses, symposia, incentives and events within an exceptional and uniquely customized framework: the possibilities range from the Olympic Stadium to festive brewery halls, from renowned congress hotels, the Hubertus Hall in Nymphenburg Castle, several facilities within the Royal Residence and the famous Deutsches Museum to the state-of-the-art congress center.

The International Congress Center München – ICM - is the most modern conference facility in Europe. With 19 halls – totaling an overall capacity of 6,500 seats the ICM presents an optimal space for large events. The ICM is integrated into the Neue Messe München (New Munich Trade Fair Center) as is the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München that is located in Munich-Freimann. The MOC offers a large exhibition space, conference and seminar rooms and more than 60 units that can be customized to the specific requirements of an event.

Local UIA Partner

Hamburg Convention Bureau


The Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) is Hamburg’s official, non-partisan agency for marketing Hamburg as a destination. Its Conventions unit comprises experienced experts who will navigate you through all planning stages. HCB is well acquainted with the local industry, and will support you in achieving your objectives as swiftly as possible.


Conference bidding

Provides advice from the early stages of the bidding process, which enables HCB to help you compile a bid book and jointly identify services and facilities suited to meeting the requirements specified by the organiser.

Accommodation capacity

For events with a large number of participants, HCB can assist you in securing hotel accommodation. They take care of contacting partner hotels and enquiring about room capacity during the desired event period.

Location scouting

Thanks to HCB's extensive network they can assist you in finding suitable conference facilities and locations and in providing you with a choice of options for your event. As an independent point of contact they can swiftly refer you to relevant contact persons.


HCB organises inspection tours upon request and establishes contact with public authorities, cluster initiatives, businesses and science institutions.

Site inspections

HCB can arrange for a site inspection tour prior to your event so as to give you an overall view of the premises and the local conditions of the relevant venue.


During low demand periods, HCB can support you by providing congress funding.


HCB makes their marketing and communication channels available to you so you can promote your event and publish information relating to your event.

Organizations based in Germany

International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy - Potsdam
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies - Göttingen
OWLS Society - Hannover
International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport - Ludwigsburg
International Commission on Trichinellosis - Berlin
International Society for Psychophysics - Darmstadt
International Stereoscopic Union - Stuttgart
Universal Boxing Organization - Lohne
International Centre for Innovation in Education - Ulm
International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology - Oberhaching
Confederation of Independent Football Associations -
DataCite - Hannover
European Business History Association - Frankfurt-Main
Association for Environmentally Friendly Carpets - Aachen
European Association for the Consumption-based Billing of Energy Costs - Bonn
International Forestry Students' Association - Freiburg
European Federation of Precision Mechanical and Optical Industries - Berlin
European Society for Philosophy and Psychology - Essen
european tube manufacturers association - Düsseldorf
European Confederation of Laryngectomees - Herten
European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Munich
European Pallet Association - Düsseldorf
European Core and Tube Association - Frankfurt-Main
European Association for Substance Abuse Research - Munich
European Door and Shutter Federation - Hagen

View More profiles (2071) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Germany

2028 Annual General MeetingInternational Veteran Cycle Association - Hagen

2027 CongressInternational Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics - Berlin

2027 International Grassland CongressInternational Grassland Congress - Leipzig

2027 ConferenceWorld Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology - Berlin

2026 World CongressInternational Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering - Cologne

2026 ECNP CongressEuropean College of Neuropsychopharmacology - Munich

2026 AIPPI World CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Hamburg

2026 Annual ConferenceInternational Management Assistants - Berlin

2026 CongressEuropean Association of Neurosurgical Societies - Hamburg

2026 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM)International Federation for Emergency Medicine - Hamburg

2026 World Orchid ConferenceWorld Orchid Conference Trust - Dresden

2026 Annual MeetingEuropean Eye Bank Association - Heidelberg

2026 IJCAI-ECAIInternational Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence - Bremen

2026 Quadrennial CongressInternational Union for the Study of Social Insects - Freiburg

2026 AIPPI World Congress - Hamburg

View More Future Events (155) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Germany

2024 EUROMETAL SSC Working Group Meeting – Fédération européenne des associations de négociants en aciers, tubes et métaux - Gera
2024 Congress – Association internationale de la boulangerie industrielle - Hamburg
2024 General Assembly – ALLEA - ALL European Academies - Berlin
2024 Workshop on Statistical Methods for Dynamical Stochastic Models (DYNSTOCH) – Statistical Methods for Dynamical Stochastic Models Network - Kiel
2024 Annual Congress – European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Hamburg
2024 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum – VinylPlus - Cologne
2024 Myth, Ritual and Practice for the Age of Ecological Catastrophe – European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment - Potsdam
2024 Annual General Assembly and Congress – International Association for the Representation of the Mutual Interests of the Inland Shipping and the Insurance and for Keeping the Register of Inland Vessels in Europe - Frankfurt-Main
2024 KELI: Conference on Electrical Engineering, I and C and IT Technologies – VGB PowerTech - Bonn
2024 International Conference on Impact Loading of Structures and Materials – International Society of Impact Engineering - Freiberg
2024 Arts Festivals Summit – European Festivals Association - Usedom
2024 Arctic Circle Berlin Forum – Arctic Circle - Berlin
2024 iHEAD Science Meeting – International Headache Society - Berlin
2024 Convention – European Locksmith Federation - Düsseldorf
2024 Conference – Comité international des cheminées industrielles - Hamburg

View More Past Events (22103) in The International Congress Calendar

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