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Stuttgart as an economic region is one of Europe's most successful centres of innovation. The region's companies and research institutions are closely linked with each other and have excellent connections to the global network. The well-organised sectoral clusters provide effective structures and optimum starting conditions for the planning and realisation of outstanding congresses and specialist forums on the relevant scientific themes of our day.

For associations and scientific organisations we offer support in compiling professional congress applications for hosting your academic events in the Stuttgart Region.

Our services include:

  • Bid Book or Power Point presentations
  • Establishing contacts within our extensive strategic network
  • Arranging individual site inspections
  • Pre- and post-congress tours
  • Supporting programmes
  • Destination texts, images, films
  • Full support, from the application process up to the realisation of your congress 


Karina Grützner, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH, Thomas Niedermüller

Karina Grützn­er

Director Convention Bureau

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Time is precious: take advantage of our free services, from the preparation of your congress application onwards. Together we can work out a concept that meets every requirement. We'll take care of the application. You can concentrate on your area of expertise.


Thanks to its close cooperation with the Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart GmbH (Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation), the Stuttgart Convention Bureau has excellent contacts with regional networks. You, too, can profit from the strategic alliance formed by the most important partners in the regional conference sector. 

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 39 airlines provide direct flights to Stuttgart from over 110 destinations in more than 32 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