Locations of Messe München don't just offer the platforms for fascinating, lively events. They also offer the perfect surroundings for a top science hub with optimal infrastructure connections, with an airport nearby, as well as culture and the Bavarian lifestyle.
Munich—both the city and the region—has a reputation in Germany and worldwide for excellence in research, technology and innovation. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), two of the finest universities in Germany are based here. Furthermore, around 270 biotechnology and pharmaceuticals firms are established in the Greater Munich area.
Locations of Messe München are not just connected optimally to the airport by excellent, safe infrastructure but also to the downtown area. They combine the flair of a large metropolis that epitomizes the Bavarian way of life, offering you opportunities outside your event to network in a cosy atmosphere. Just perfect—a place to stage flagship events.
Perfect for your convention: As one of the leading centers in Europe, the ICM offers you enough space for your (large) convention. The ICM is directly connected to Halls B1 and C1 of the exhibition and convention site.
ESC Congress 2018 of the European Society of Cardiology
This congress touches your heart. The ESC Congress is one of the largest medical congresses in the world, attracting 32,800 cardiologists from 150 countries to the global metropolis with a heart and to Locations of Messe München. Besides the ICM, the ESC used another six directly connected halls on the exhibition and convention site. Besides the good connection between the ICM and the pillar-free exhibition halls, which staged the exhibition, poster area and facilities, the green haven of the Atrium was a highlight, enabling congress participants to chill out. The clear layout made it easy for congress participants to find their way around the site.
DGGG – Fachkongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (Congress of Professional Association for Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
The ICM has already hosted this congress a number of times. In 2020, the DGGG was the first professional association to hold a hybrid congress. To ensure the highest possible safety standard and to meet the strict hygiene requirements, the DGGG used not only the entire ICM, but also the West Entrance for controlled access and Hall B1 for its exhibition areas and catering. Since the capacities in the halls of the ICM were not sufficient during the coronavirus restrictions, for the first time the event also used streaming in 'overflow areas' in the foyer of the ICM. In parallel, so as to provide appropriate access for the many online participants, sessions were streamed live from the halls, to which people could connect at will. In addition, approximately 280 speakers who were unable to attend or subject to travel restrictions were connected live. Another highlight was the transmission of live surgery from three German hospitals. A total of 5,200 participants took part in the congress, with 1,700 attendees on site and 3,500 online.
We can also handle smaller conventions with approximately 1,500 participants at the MOC, which is an ideal congress location. This location offers exhibition halls, plenary halls, numerous workshops and break-out rooms.
The ICM – International Congress Center Messe München has sufficient spaces and direct connection to the halls of the convention and exhibition center. You can have space for industry exhibitions or poster exhibitions.
Top events may be taking place in Munich, but that doesn't mean that you can't attend them anywhere in the world. Benefit from our extensive experience in holding hybrid events.
Not only have we developed comprehensive health and safety concepts, but these have proven their worth at numerous large events. A consistent feature is that your personal Project Manager will ensure dependable and predictable planning in every respect, and drive your planning forward in cooperation with you. We can adapt flexibly even to changes at short notice, and guarantee our customers the convenience of dependable, predicable planning.
Do you have a particular idea about your event? Which is very specific or complex in its implementation, challenging in terms of visitor capacity and timing? Talk to us about it.
No other German city has so many scientists working on the development of new therapies and drugs or involved in basic research in the medical field.
Munich is also the only German city with two medical faculties; Germany's largest medical university is here, with more than 8,000 students and over 260 professorships.
Around 270 biotechnology and pharmaceuticals companies are based in the Greater Munich area.
Quality, cleanliness and security: According to the Northstar Convention Cities Index, Munich comes in top position for Security among global convention cities.
The strategic planning of conventions includes securing the allocation of sufficient room capacity and rates. Munich has hotel rooms in every category, from budget to first-class and luxury hotels with a total capacity of 40,749 rooms in 455 hotels (2021). There are already four hotels with 1,000 rooms within walking distance of the convention and exhibition center.
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