Palace square, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Julian Herzog

Meetings in Stuttgart - unlock ideas

Where tradition and innovation meet, a favourable symbiosis exists between business, culture and the Swabian way of life.

Dynamic, globally networked, with inhabitants from more than 170 countries. The capital of Baden-Württemberg – Germany's leading state for exports – stands out as a mecca of the automobile industry and is one of the foremost high-tech centres for mobility, aerospace, engineering, IT, finance and green technology. 

A wide diversity of locations and hotels for any kind of meeting, congress or event – this is what the Stuttgart Region has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you!

Start planning now

News & Stories

Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle, © Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle | Florian Selig

Be­fore the first note sounds again

25.05.21 - Following the near completion of the successful renovation work lasting almost 18 months and costing around 30 million euro, the staff are all ready for scientific conferences, shareholders' meetings or stirring guitar solos. But in the meantime, the team of the Liederhalle in Stuttgart are meeting an important social challenge of quite a different nature.

Homepage Stuttgart Convention Bureau, © SMG Julian Herzog

Stut­tgart Re­gion On­line Meet­ing Guide in new Design

27.04.21 - Our online presence has been completely redesigned. The Meeting Guide – with its new concept and with new, individual filter options – will appear from now on in digital form only.

Reception Premier Inn, © Premier Inn Deutschland

New stra­tegic part­ner: Premi­er Inn Stut­tgart

07.01.21 - In September 2020 Premier Inn opened its doors, offering 175 hotel rooms, adding a new brand to our network of experts.

Palace Square Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Werner Dieterich

The Fu­ture of Meet­ings: Se­cure & Sus­tain­able Solu­tions

14.09.20 - The city has made investments into the future by improving its meetings infrastructure and continuing its commitment to sustainability.

Palace square, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Werner Dieterich

Stut­tgart for food­ies

09.09.20 - Nestled amongst the vineyards and valleys, the region of Stuttgart offers visitors the chance to combine business and pleasure

Climate-neutral location: Messe Stuttgart sponsors the mountain forest project in Freiburg to offset its CO2 emissions. Its employees also do important work in the area of environmental education., © ClimatePartner

Stut­tgart trade fair loc­a­tion is cli­mate-neut­ral

16.05.20 - Company fully offsets emissions from business activities via internationally recognised climate protection projects

Karina Grützner, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Thomas Niedermüller

Q&A: Sus­tain­able Events Start-to-Fin­ish

17.12.19 - Insights and best practices on facilitating sustainable meetings

Summer festival Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, trickytine

An in­sider’s guide to Stut­tgart

15.05.19 - Follow Karina to her favorite spots and discover Stuttgart like a local

Streaming Studio Messe Stuttgart, © Messe Stuttgart

Ven­ues for hy­brid events

Visit your event location online, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Christoph Düpper

Vis­it your event loc­a­tion on­line

Stuttgart city view, © Simon

Good reasons for choosing the Stuttgart region

  • >140con­fer­ence ven­ues
  • 130flight des­tin­a­tions
  • #1city of cul­ture 2012, 2014, 2016 and again 2018
  • 160,000com­pan­ies
  • 26uni­ver­sit­ies and academies
  • #2in Ger­many for pat­ent ap­plic­a­tions
  • 25,000hotel rooms

Get to know the Stuttgart region

Tekom Jahrestagung, © Roman Hermann
We chose Stuttgart and the ICS Internationales Congresscenter Stuttgart for the annual meeting of tekom and the tcworld conference. This is the largest international event for technical communication, with more than 4,000 participants. Both we, the organisers, and our participants enjoy being in Stuttgart. The Stuttgart Convention Bureau supports us with a wide range of services such as hotel contingents, a free Stuttgart information desk and the planning of framework programmes. We can always rely on its help with any issues we may have.
Cornelia Ilg
tcworld GmbH / Gesellschaft für Technische Dokumentation – tekom Deutschland e.V.
IEEE conference Stadthalle Reutlingen, © Stadthalle Reutlingen
Organizing IEEE Virtual Reality was an extremely time-consuming task that myself and the other organizers poured our heart into. We were so grateful to have found such an impressive venue (Stadthalle Reutlingen) to host this event. While our efforts and the academic contributions helped to make record breaking attendance of 700 people (previous record was about 500); we know from our discussions with the Stadthalle organizers that growing to this big of attendance and our sucesss as a conference was only possible due to the venue! The fact that we could use an entire floor for Research Demonstrations was amazing. Also, on the day of the event we were so impressed with the flexibility and willingness of the Stadthalle to help us put on this impressive event. I felt the Stadthalle staff were prepared for so many things that we as organizers were not aware of; or did not have the time to think of.
Betty Mohler
TU Darmstadt
Logo RBK
We received effective support in organising a large international scientific congress. Thanks to Ms Grützner we were able to book the congress location and evening event extremely quickly. It's a great feeling to have someone at your side who has lots of helpful ideas and contacts. Great service, and maximum support!
Ina Probst
Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus Stuttgart
GENIVI Alliance OPEN Automotive Conference and Demonstration Showcase , © Karin Hanson Events
Stuttgart was an ideal location which met all of our goals. The GENIVI members, board and guests are all hard charging technology and auto leaders who want to come in and out of a destination and connect with the right people and information easily. The Stuttgart Convention Bureau and the Maritim & Liederhalle all were very helpful in making this happen for us.
Karin Hanson
Karin Hanson Events

Well connected - our partners

Messe Stuttgart, © Messe Stuttgart

Messe Stut­tgart

Situated right in the heart of Europe, the Messe Stuttgart is a central axis for ideas and contacts. This is where global market leaders meet hidden champions and exciting start-ups from all sectors of business.

Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle, © KKL

Kul­tur- und Kon­gresszen­trum Lieder­halle

The Liederhalle Culture and Congress Centre in Stuttgart's city centre meets every requirement to guarantee the success of your event. The venue was modernised in 2020 and can host congresses with up to 3,000 participants.

Stuttgart Airport, © Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH

Stut­tgart Air­port

Some 55 airlines provide direct flights to Stuttgart from over 120 destinations in more than 30 countries. In 2019 it registered the sixth-largest passenger volume in Germany.

City view Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Werner Dieterich

Wirtschafts­för­der­ung Re­gion Stut­tgart (WRS)

The Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation is the central point of contact for companies, municipalities, start-ups, investors, skilled workers and journalists for economic topics in the city of Stuttgart and its five surrounding districts.

Filderhalle, © Günter E. Bergmann - Photography


Venues in the heart of town or surrounded by greenery – the Congress Region of Stuttgart convinces by virtue of its wide range of meeting options, numerous offers for sustainable events and competent partners.

Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport Messe, © Moevenpick Airport Messe


The dynamism of Stuttgart as an economic region is also reflected in the development of its hospitality sector. Classic and design-oriented hotels can cater for every taste.

Palace square, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Werner Dieterich

Stut­tgart-Mar­ket­ing GmbH und Re­gio Stut­tgart Mar­ket­ing- und Tour­is­mus GmbH

The official tourism partners of the state capital Stuttgart and the Stuttgart region


At the heart of future events

An exciting summer lies ahead of us – whether virtual, hybrid or in person: Be inspired by the campaign "Germany - at the heart of future events" by the GCB German Convention Bureau e.V. 

We invite you to discover the meetings and congress destination Stuttgart and its potential for exciting, innovative event formats Germany anew!

From a "Roaming Reporter", who will report live from Stuttgart on the GCB’s social media channels, to a digital exhibition in the GCB Virtual Venue to exciting "Discovery Tours" live on-site, you are invited to join in for a unique hybrid program from June to September 2021. 

Learn more and meet us

Trade fair visit, © rcfotostock - stock.adobe

our newsletter

Make sure you don't miss the latest news from the Congress Region of Stuttgart, and register for our newsletter now!

Register here