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International Associations Convene in the Stuttgart Region
International associations favor the Stuttgart Region as a congress location because of its reputation as a center of science, commerce and research, paired with an excellent infrastructure. For the coming fall and spring, the Stuttgart Region will play host to multiple high-caliber association congresses.
The Stuttgart Region is increasingly becoming one of Germany's foremost congress and conference destinations. It stands out as a The Stuttgart Region is increasing becoming one of Germany's foremost congress and conference destinations. It stands out as an innovative economic and scientific location by virtue of its excellent regional expertise, particularly when it comes to sustainability. The airport and many of the hotels and congress venues are "green" certified or have implemented sustainable strategies. The Stuttgart Region is well respected as a destination for association conferences – not least because of its successful network of professional partners. This fall it will once again host a series of top scientific congresses:
9th – 12th October 2013
DEGUM / EUROSON International Congress for Ultrasound
2000 participants at the ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart
27th – 29th November 2013
STUVA Conference of the Research Association for Underground Transportation Facilities
1500 participants from 20 countries at the ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart
20th – 21st November 2013
SAE 2013 Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium and
SAE 2013 Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies Symposium
In cooperation with the Virtual Dimension Center Fellbach
100 participants at the Pullman Stuttgart Fontana Hotel
In the coming year, the Stuttgart Region will also be in high demand. In May 2014, for example, the 20th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations with approximately 600 participants will be held in Stuttgart. The venue for the symposium – the Filderhalle Congress and Conference Center in Leinfelden-Echterdingen which is only 20 minutes from the heart of Stuttgart – is Green Globe certified and particularly committed to sustainability.
About the Stuttgart Convention Bureau
The Stuttgart Convention Bureau (SCB) – a department of the Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH and the Regio Stuttgart Marketing- und Tourismus GmbH – is the central, neutral contact partner of the state capital of Stuttgart and its surrounding region for event organisers from companies, associations and institutions as well as for event agencies. Event planners profit from the team's extensive expertise and receive professional advice and support for the organisation of congresses and other events in the Stuttgart Region. The team is responsible for marketing the congress destination both in Germany and abroad. The strategic partners of the SCB are: ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart/Messe Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre, Kultur- und Kongreszentrum Liederhalle, Stuttgart Airport, WRS (Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation), congress centres in Stuttgart Region, local hotel sector and the Regio Stuttgart Marketing- und Tourismus GmbH. For more information, call +49 (0)711 / 22 28-228, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.congress-stuttgart.de.
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