Global civil society activity in Hamburg, Germany

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Hamburg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin and 7th largest city in the European Union with a population of over 1.84 million.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Hamburg is ranked #90 over a 20 year period,
with 483 meetings since 1998.


Hamburg is ranked #168 in 2018, with 9 meetings.

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 Hamburg

Global Contract Foundation

Marie Schlei Association - Assistance for Women in Africa, Asia and Latin America Est. 1984

World Future Council Foundation

Institute for International Relations, Hamburg

German Society for European Ethnology Est. 1963

European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology Est. 1994

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Association for International Promotion of Gums

Institute of Latin American Studies, Hamburg Est. 1962

Ost-und Mitteleuropa Verein

International Union of Marine Insurance Est. 1874

Unit for the Study of Wars, Armaments and Development Est. 1986

European Federation of Productivity Services Est. 1961

Global Marshall Plan Initiative Est. 2003

International Task Force for Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease Est. 1987

Commission on European Family Law Est. 2001

european play work association Est. 1976

German Federal Coordination Internationalism Est. 1977

Carl Friedrich von Weizäcker Centre for Science and Peace Research Est. 2006

Centre for OSCE Research Est. 2000

International Waste Working Group Est. 2002

European Federation of Tank Cleaning Organizations Est. 1998

International Neuengamme Committee Est. 1956

Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine Est. 1900

European Association of Diaconal Institutions of the Free Churches

View More profiles (82 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Hamburg

2022 Annual CongressEURETINA - European Society of Retina Specialists

2021 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and ServicesERTICO ITS Europe

2021 Triennial ConferenceInternational Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation

2021 International Conference on High Energy PhysicsEuropean Physical Society

2021 Congress of European MicrobiologistsFederation of European Microbiological Societies

2021 Annual MeetingInternational Society for Stem Cell Research

2021 CongressEuropean Association of Neurosurgical Societies

2020 CongressEuropean Initiative for Exercise in Medicine

2020 MeetingInternet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

2020 ConferenceEuropean Conference on Donor Health and Management

2020 ConferenceEuropean Conference on Donor Health and Management

2020 Global SummitWindEurope

2020 CongressEuropean Academy of Paediatric Dentistry

2020 General AssemblyEuropean Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations

2020 Annual CongressEuropean Orthodontic Society

2020 ConferenceInternational Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation

2020 MeetingEuropean Lubricating Grease Institute

View More Future Events (17 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Hamburg

2020 Annual International Conference on Mass Properties Engineering – Society of Allied Weight Engineers
2019 Conference on Digital Operations – International Bar Association
2019 International Joint Conference on Occupational Health for Health Workers – International Commission on Occupational Health
2019 Congress – European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers
2019 Biennial Conference – Global Investigative Journalism Network
2019 Triennial Conference of Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research – Sign Language Linguistics Society
2019 Session – European Youth Parliament
2019 Annual General Meeting – European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2019 Annual Congress – European Hernia Society
2019 Annual Conference – European Educational Research Association
2019 Biennial Symposium – International Maritime Health Association
2019 Annual Convention – Rotary International
2019 Annual Conference – European Marketing Academy
2019 Half-Yearly General Meeting – European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum
2019 Annual General Assembly – InnovaWood
2019 Conference on Thermal Waste Utilization and Fluidized Bed Firing Systems – VGB PowerTech
2018 Annual Congress – International Society for Oncology and BioMarkers
2018 Conference – International Forecourt Standards Forum
2018 Annual Meeting – International Organization of Legal Metrology
2018 Symposium on Simulation Techniques – Arbeitsgemeinschaft Simulation
2018 Biennial Congress – European Food Law Association
2018 Annual General Conference – European Consortium for Political Research
2018 Biennial International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena – European Physical Society
2018 European Youth Entrepreneurship Conference – Young Entrepreneurs for Europe
2018 FRESH Annual Conference – European Fresh Produce Association

View More Past Events (1385 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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