Outlook for the year of 2018

The Congress-Centrum Koelnmesse is popular with organizers of conferences, annual general meetings and industry meetings. The Gürzenich Köln has numerous events in the medical and scientific fields, congresses, exchanges and markets, carnival and social events, and the Flora Köln is an essential venue for corporate events, gatherings and cultural events as well as private and social celebrations. The calendar of the Tanzbrunnen Köln is already packed with presentations, conferences, roadshows, corporate events and gala events, as well as concerts by numerous popular musicians and music groups.

[Translate to English:] Tanzbrunnen Köln

For the coming year, KölnKongress has already received numerous bookings for the individual
locations.


An extract from the calendar of events due to be held in the Congress-Centrum Koelnmesse:
Annual Conference of the German Public Officials Association (dbb), EINSTIEG Köln, Missionale,
LOG 2018 -Trade Logistics Congress, among others the Annual General Meetings of Deutz AG,
INDUS Holding AG and Ströer SE & Co. KGaA, the German-Brazilian Business Days, the European
Taxi Trade Fair, the German Sound Engineers' Conference, Berufe LIVE Köln, the School-Leavers
Congress, the VdS Fire Protection Days, as well as numerous meetings, conferences and prize-
giving ceremonies.

An extract from the event calendar of the Gürzenich Köln:
The opening event of the World Congress of Archeology, the 9th Cologne Property Fair, the State
Hunters Day / the LJV Annual General Meeting, the Congress of the European Economic
Association and the Econometric Society, the Cologne Further Education Fair, the 11th European
Congress on Energy Efficient Construction with Wood, the Federal Assembly of the Kolping
Society Germany, the European Zero Emission Bus Conference, the congress of tax consultants
and various concerts, balls, graduations and social events, stock exchanges, exhibitions and
markets, awards, annual and general meetings, lectures and numerous anniversaries and
Christmas parties. In addition, Gürzenich Köln will be hosting the Cartell Assembly of Catholic
German student associations this year.

The emphasis this year will again be on events in the medical field, because there are already
more events booked than ever before: the Karl-Häupl-Congress 2018, the Health Congress of the
West 2018, the annual conference of the DGIIN/ÖGIAIN - the German Society for Internal
Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DGIIN) and the Austrian Society for Internal and General
Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ÖGIAIN), the Congress for Infectious Diseases and
Tropical Medicine, the Early Childhood Forum, the 11th Hodgkin Congress (the world's largest
international interdisciplinary conference on Hodgkin's Lymphoma), the Aligner Orthodontics
Congress and numerous lecture and training events.

An extract from the event calendar of the Flora Köln:
The Flora Köln has also already been booked for 2018 with numerous corporate events as well as
social and private events, e.g. anniversaries, graduation balls, weddings and musical events.
Further events include: the dbb Gala 2018, the HSM Leadership Conference, the Cologne
Business School Sustainability Congress, the Kölsche Sportnacht 2018, the WDR Treff, the
Grimme Online Award, the Elisabeth Prize 2018, the Cologne Floraball, the DCLLSG Congress
(Study group of German-speaking specialists in the field of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)),
the Conference on Climate Change of DLR, the German-French Job Fair Connecti, as well as
Destination on Tour, charity gala of Colombina Colonia eV, presentation evening of the Festival
Committee Kölner Karneval, company party VdS Schadenverhütung GmbH, awards ceremony of
the Tiefkuhlstar 2018, the Cologne Handball Night, concerts by the Gürzenich Orchestra and
seven events on the programme of lit.COLOGNE.


An excerpt from the event calendar of the Tanzbrunnen Köln:
For the opening of the Tanzbrunnen season, "Alte Bekannte" (successor to the Wise Guys band)
will welcome the open- air audience. The season will continue with Dieter Thomas Kuhn & Band,
Billy Idol, Beginner, Samy DeLuxe, Michael Patrick Kelly, Raf Camora, Wanda, "Frau Jahnke hat
eingeladen" and KontraK as well as with Cologne cult bands like Bläck Fööss and Köbes
Underground. Further events: the 14th Amphi Festival, the Cologne LIghts, Musik & Klaaf, the
17th International Folklore Festival, the fish markets, the 15th Galeria Kaufhof Night Run, the IV.
Historic Rally as well as (P)op Kölsch.

In the Theater am Tanzbrunnen among others, Donovan, Oonagh, Radio Doria, Joel Brandenstein,
the Queen Revival Band as well as the Höhner and Galleon will be performing. In addition to
popular musicals like Hair, ABBA, Phantom of the Opera and Laura's Star, numerous popular
comedians and artists including, among others, Markiplier, Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen, Frau
Jahnke, Urban Priol, Katrin Bauerfeind, Wilfried Schmickler, Hagen Rether, Jürgen B. Hausmann,
Torsten Sträter, Thorsten Havener, Andreas Kieling, Jürgen Domian and "Frau Höpker bittet zum
Gesang" will be appearing in the theatre. Further events: the model toy market, eleven events as
part of lit.COLOGNE as well as presentations, Carnival sessions, markets and exhibitions.