Conference Metropolis Vienna on the Rise

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: September 23, 2019; 14:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

With more than 4,500 events, 631,000 participants and 1.9 million overnight stays per year, Vienna is one of the world's most popular meeting metropolises and sets new records year after year. Last year was a highly successful year, as conferences in the metropolis of Vienna have never brought so much added value as in 2018.

"More than 100 hotels, or about a quarter of the total, have conference facilities." Markus Grießler, head of the tourism and leisure industry division at WK Wien. (picture: ACV Austria Center Vienna) / Picture: © IAKW - Internationales Amtssitz- und Konferenzzentrum Wien AG (ACV - Austria Center Vienna) / Ludwig Schedl

Vienna's conference industry is booming, what makes Vienna so unique as a meeting metropolis?

Christian Woronka, Head of the Vienna Convention Bureau - it acquires conferences and meetings worldwide, is convinced: "Vienna is known worldwide for its hospitality, premium service quality and first-class infrastructure. In addition, there are assets such as innovative character,…