Venue & Hospitality
Conference Dates: April 22-23, 2020
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Berlin is the largest city in Germany and second most populous city. It is known “The City of Freedom”. In European Union, seventh most populous urban area located in north-eastern Germany on banks of River Spree. Around one third of the city’s area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes. Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. Berlin is the leader in high-tech firms and the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, research facilities, media corporations, and convention venues. The city surrounds with the highest density of environmental technology companies, research institutions and clean technology workers in Germany. Berlin serves as a continental hub for air and rail traffic and has a highly complex public transportation network. Berlin is a leader in the field of energy technology. The city and its surroundings are among the regions with the highest density of environmental technology companies, research institutions and clean technology workers in Germany.
Germans are well known for their long tradition of baking bread, and its taste and way of cooking changes from one part of Germany to the other. ... Sausages, called Wurts in Germany, are also a very important part of the German Cuisine, made of pork, beef or veal and flavored in different way depending on the region.
Germany has a population of 81 million people. One-third of Germany is still covered in forests and woodlands. Germany is a member of the European Union. 65% of the highways in Germany (Autobahn) have no speed limit.
Facts of Germany:
- Germany was the first country in the world to adopt Daylight saving time – DST, also known as summer time. This occured in 1916 in the midst of WWI and was put in place to conserve energy.
- The capital of Berlin has more bridges than Venice – Berlin boasts 960 bridges and 59.8 square kilometres of water consisting of lakes and around 180 kilometres of navigable waterways. Combined with its surrounding state Brandenburg, it houses Europe’s largest inland water network.
- Prison escape is not punishable by law in Germany – German law maintains that it’s a basic human instinct to be free and therefore, prisoners have the right to escape jail. Escapes, however, rarely go unpunished because prisoners are held liable if they cause damage to property or inflict bodily harm against any individual upon their breakout.
- It’s illegal to run out of fuel in the German Autobahn – although not forbidden, motorists are only allowed to stop in the legendary highway for emergencies and having an empty tank of gas is not. Drivers can be fined and also have their licenses suspended for up to six months. Walking or running in the highway system is also illegal and is punishable by a fine of around EUR 90.
- Germany has legal say on what babies can be named – German law ban names that don’t denote a gender or use a family name as a first name. In 2014, the most popular children’s names were Sophie/Sofie for a girl and Maximilian for a boy.
- Fanta originated in Germany as a result of the Second World War – due to a trade embargo that prevented importing Coca-Cola syrup into Germany, the head of Coca-Cola in the country decided to create a domestic product for the market using available ‘leftover’ products like whey and apple pomace. It’s the second oldest brand of the Coca-Cola Company and its second most popular drink outside of the United States. It’s consumed 130 million times every day around the world.
- College education in Germany is free even for internationals – tuition fees for bachelor’s degrees in public universities was abolished in 2014 due to politicians thinking that having to pay for higher education as ‘socially unjust’.