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The Leipzig Convention Bureau: Seven services for your conference planning

Are you on the lookout for an exciting city for your next conference? Look no further! Leipzig offers the perfect setting for conferences and congresses. And the best part: a full range of support is available for all your event planning needs. Take advantage of our local experience.
Your first port of call should be the Leipzig Convention Team at Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH. Read on for seven examples of the services event planners can look forward to in Leipzig.

Service #1: Your personal contact in Leipzig

Access to a strong network

Much better than searching online – the Leipzig Convention Team will be on hand to answer all your questions. Are you still looking for the right conference venue? Do you need advice on the best hotels for your delegates? What about environmentally friendly transport in Leipzig? And apart from its congresses, what else does the city have to offer?
The Leipzig Convention Team, as part of the “Feel the spirit ... do-it-at-leipzig.de” congress initiative, is closely networked with around 50 local and regional partners, including congress and event venues, conference hotels, service agencies, local PCOs and mobility partners. Personal contact with professional partners to plan, organise and execute your event is just a phone call or click away. The Leipzig Convention Team will be happy to advise and support you free of charge, give you good reasons to choose Leipzig and open the door to the many opportunities available to you.

Service #2: Site inspections

Get to know the conference destination – personally and tailored to your needs 

First impressions count! To help you get to know Leipzig as a conference city, the Leipzig Convention Team will be happy to plan and organise a customised site inspection. Together youwill visit conference and congress venues. Get to know hotels and relevant partners or meet Leipzig stakeholders in your sector or speciality. We will work closely with you to prepare for the site inspection. Experience shows that your personal impressions are an important step on the way to making concrete preparations for your event in Leipzig.

And if you just can’t wait, then why not explore Leipzig right now with our Virtual Site Inspection service.

Service #3: Everything at a glance

Useful information about Leipzig   

Do you find it useful to have an overview? We certainly do! The Leipzig Convention Team will give you an overview of Leipzig. Here you will find all the information you need about travel options, hotel capacities, meeting and event venues, sustainability, possible supporting programmes, local service providers and useful facts about our multi-faceted city. Want to know what makes Leipzig the fourth most liveable city in Europe? Or get more information about the economy of Germany’s fastest growing city? Would you like to find out more about this centre for the medical and life sciences? Feel free to contact us!

Service #4: Communications and marketing

The best publicity for your event

Your conference date is set – now it’s time to get the word out with flyers and posters, mailings, your website and social media. The Leipzig Convention Team supports you in communicating and promoting your event with high-quality photo and video material for free use, promotional texts and useful links about Leipzig. And by the way: adding your event to the congress calendar at www.do-it-at-leipzig.com is free.

Service #5: Local stakeholders at your event

Useful contacts on site

Would you like someone to speak at the opening of your conference, or are you seeking a local patron for the event? Would you like to approach regional businesses for sponsorship? Or get local universities, research institutes or start-ups on board? Do you have any exciting speakers or topics that would be of interest to the media? Be it local business, academia, media or politics: the Leipzig Convention Team is well connected in the city and knows the right people to speak to. This will provide you with useful contacts to help you raise the profile of your event and add value.

Service #6: Inspiration for your supporting programme

The icing on the cake for your conference

Every congress day comes to an end. A supporting programme gives your conference participants the opportunity to experience Leipzig’s vibrant cultural and creative scene. Whether you are looking for a great venue, a team event, a show to remember, a wonderful culinary experience or simply a good restaurant, the Leipzig Convention Team has plenty of good ideas.

Service #7: Leipzig Convention Team at your event

Leipzig information stand

People on a multi-day conference trip usually have time to do some sightseeing. And who better to give them tips on Leipzig’s must-see places, what the local cultural programme has to offer and which hidden gems are worth discovering? If you wish, the Leipzig Convention Team will be present at your event with a Leipzig stand, offering suggestions and a wide range of flyers and brochures, including handy maps of the city.

Your partner for every event 

Are you planning a conference or congress in Leipzig? The Leipzig Convention Team will be at your side every step of the way. Get in touch with us – we look forward to hearing from you!


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