Berlin’s Newest Convention Center Opens for Business



CityCube Berlin officially opened on May 5, 2014 in Germany

CityCube Berlin, a new trade fair and convention center for Berlin was officially opened earlier this month in Berlin.

With the official opening of the CityCube Berlin, the German capital presents a top new venue for fairs, congresses and meetings. The CityCube replaces the former ICC International Convention Center.

“The CityCube is state of the art and therefore more than just a replacement for the ICC. It was also completed in record time,” says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin.

“The CityCube is an important argument for Berlin in a tough, competitive market for international conventions and meetings. Also, we would like to announce that visitBerlin and Messe Berlin have commissioned a market study to determine the convention capacity Berlin will need by 2025 and beyond.”

For its first year in business, CityCube Berlin is already being very well utilized: The national meeting of the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB) was the first event be held in CityCube Berlin on May 11, and will be followed by the 34th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Breast Diseases this summer.

As part of the “MEXCON – Meeting Experts Conference” – a gathering of the leading representatives of the German meetings and convention industry – the Meeting Experts Award will be awarded on June 11.

The cornerstone for the CityCube Berlin was laid in July 2012. The cube-shaped building with a textile façade offers space for up to 11,000 participants on three floors. A glass-covered walkway connects the multi-function hall with Hall 7 of the Berliner Messe fairgrounds, creating enough space for up to 18,000 participants.

Visit Berlin, www.visitBerlin.com