Conferences and conventions

Since the opening of CCH in 1973, about 8,000 conferences have been held here with more than five million participants from all over the world. An overview of the most important conferences since 1990 is given in this reference list.


  • 3rd Hamburg Energy Days 2016
  • PASSENGER EXPERIENCE CONFERENCE
  • DIA 28th Annual EuroMeeting - INnovation - Do you win by Being IN?
  • TERADATA UNIVERSE 2016
  • 63rd Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG
  • 119th German Medical Assembly
  • 66th Congress of the German Association for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • EUSAR 2016 - 11th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
  • 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education 2016
  • 45th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering - inter.noise 2016
  • 46th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Immunology
  • WindEurope Summit 2016
  • World Powder Metallurgy Congress 2016
  • 6th European Congress of Virology
  • ENDO CLUB NORD 2016
  • 30th Congress of Dental Implantology
  • 16th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • 33C3 – 33th Chaos Communication Congress
  • World PM2016 congress and exhibition
  • 6th European Congress of Virology
  • ENDO CLUB NORD 2016
  • Aviation Forum
  • 1st Hamburg Energy Days 2014
  • Passenger Experience Conference
  • 95th German Congress of Radiology
  • Lufthansa Group Annual General Meeting 2014
  • German Foundation Day 2014
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
  • Dalai Lama
  • German-Brazilian Economy Meeting
  • Annual Meeting of German, Austrian and Swiss Associations of Hematology and Oncology 2014
  • 54th European Commodities Exchange
  • German Pain Congress 2014
  • Fleet Europe Forum & Awards 2014
  • 14th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Aviation Forum 2014
  • 31C3: 31st Chaos Communications Congress
  • Casual Connect Europe 2012
  • Touring Cycle Exhibition
  • 15th DENTSPLY FRIADENT World Symposium
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of VOLKSWAGEN Aktiengesellschaft
  • 10th German Senior Citizens' Day
  • 93th German Congress of Radiology
  • European Lab Automation
  • International Supercomputing Conference (ISC)
  • 85th Congress of the German Society of Neurology
  • 64th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) e.V.
  • 4th Annual Convention of German Society of Nephrology
  • XXth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics
  • 35th German Congress of Tax Advisers 2012
  • Bio Europe 2012
  • 12th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • 29th Chaos Communication Congress: Not my department
  • 3rd Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine
  • International Supercomputing Conference (ISC)
  • The 78th EAS Congress
  • The Potential for Globel Consensus in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • ICOI World Congress XXVII
  • 55th DISTRIPRESS Congress
  • 23rd International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons
  • ISWA World Congress
  • 10th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Touring-Cycle Exhibition
  • International Naval Engineering conference and Exhibition - INEC
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • 8th European Congress of Occupational Therapy
  • ad:tech Hamburg - Online-Marketing Fair
  • Nutrition 2008
  • Expansion 2008
  • 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering - ICCE
  • 81st Congress of the German Society of Neurology
  • 57th Congress of the German Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 32nd Autumn Meeting of the German Cardiac Society
  • International Conference and Trade Fair on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
  • International Meeting of Ship Agents with "Eisbeinessen"
  • 9th Congress of the German Interdisciplinary Union of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
  • 21st Congress of the North German Society of Anaesthesiology
  • 35th Congress of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • EXPANSION - 5th Trade Fair for Real Estates in the Metropolregion Hamburg
  • UDT Europe 2006
  • ICAS - 25th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences
  • acqua alta - 3rd International Trade Fair and Congress for Flood Prevention
  • 58th Congress of the German Society for Urology
  • 8th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive and Critical Care Medicine -DIVI-
  • 4th European Breast Cancer Conference
  • 55th Annual German Lawyer's conference
  • 18th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society -IPVS-
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • 22nd International NO-DIG Conference and Exhibition
  • 7th German Interdisciplinary Congress for Intensive and Critical Care Medicine -DIVI-
  • Meeting of the North German Publishers and Booksellers
  • DFN - Workshop
  • Accident-Medicine Conference
  • International Congress of Dance-Instructors INTAKO
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • German Congress on Occupational Therapy
  • Annual Conference of the North German Society for Child and Adolescent Medicine
  • Congress of the German Society for Prenatal and Birth Medicine
  • German Congress of Tax-Consultants
  • Conference of the German Society for Wound Healing
  • Congress of the European Association for Potato Research
  • International Congress of Sea-Pilots IMPA
  • International Ship-Building Conference MECON
  • Annual Conference of the German Society for Oral Orthopaedics
  • Aviation Week's MRO Europe Conference
  • German Congress for Media Centers with GMK-Forum
  • European Wood Conference
  • International Meeting of Ship Agents with 'Eisbeinessen'
  • Congress of Enco Club Nord
  • German Steel Construction Conference
  • Assembly of the German Dentists
  • German Interdisciplinarz Congress for Intensive and Care Medicine DIVI
  • European Congress on Impotence Research
  • 5th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition - INEC 2000
  • SAP Technical Education Conference
  • 51st Avionics Maintenance Conference
  • 3rd International Crop Science Congress
  • 17th World Congress of the International Society for Digestive Surgery
  • Annual Assembly of the German Society of Urology
  • Congress of the European Society of Medical Oncology - ESMO
  • Congress of the German Interdisciplinary Association of Critical Care Medicine (GIACCM)
  • World Congress for Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Forum Rehabilitation
  • Conference of the German Welding Society
  • International Distripress Congress
  • 14th Conference of the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities
  • 2nd European Congress of Chemotherapy and BICON 7 - Biennial Conference of ESBiC
  • 3rd Official Conference of ECR Europe (Efficient Consumer Response)
  • Annual Assembly of the German Society of Urology
  • TOC '96 - International Terminal Operations Conference
  • 8th World Congress of Music Therapy with Exhibition
  • CLEO/Europe + EQEC '96 - European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Opticts and European Quantum Electronics Conference
  • International Congress on Information Technology in Utilities
  • 45th German Showmen's Convention - with International Trade Fair for Showmen and Leisure Park Equipment (30,000 m2 on Fair Ground)
  • German Cancer Congress -with Exhibition
  • World Congress of Social Psychiatry (WASP) - with Exhibition
  • COSPAR World Congress for Space Research - with Exhibition
  • World Computer Congress - with Exhibition
  • Annual Congress of Europe's International Schools
  • 23rd International Congress for Building Services Engineering
  • INTAKO '92 International Dancing Instructor's Congress
  • 13th International SAMPE Conference - with Exhibition (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering)
  • Euro DAC International Congress Design Automation
  • 76th German Geodetic Congress
  • EDTNA / ERCA 21st Annual Conference of the European Dialyses and Transplant Nurses and the Renal Care Association
  • European Congress on Endoscopy
  • 2nd Hamburg Energy Days 2015
  • 20th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists
  • 62nd Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG
  • German Tax Advisers Congress 2015
  • 96th German Congress of Radiology
  • 29th IAPH World Ports Conference
  • 66th German Lawyer's Conference
  • 21st Annual Meeting of the German Society for Radiooncology DEGRO
  • European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition - EU PVSEC 2015
  • IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IROS2015
  • EANM'15 - 28th Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine
  • IATA - World Passenger Symposium 2015
  • 32C3: 32nd Chaos Communication Congress
  • German Construction Technology Congress 2013
  • 34th German Protestant Kirchentag
  • PERSONAL 2013 Nord
  • 94th German Congress of Radiology
  • European Lab Automation 2013
  • 96th Lions Clubs International Convention
  • 8th World Congress of Melanoma 2013
  • 13th EURETINA Congress
  • Intelec - 35th International Telecommunications Energy Conference
  • 8th Annual Meeting German Association for Emergency Medicine
  • 30th Chaos Communications Congress
  • Casual Connect Europe 2011
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of VOLKSWAGEN Aktiengesellschaft
  • 62nd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery
  • XX. European Stroke Conference - ESC 2011
  • 92nd German Congress of Radiology
  • 34th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference ECFS - 2011
  • International Supercomputing Conference (ISC)
  • IFSO 2011 - XVI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
  • 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
  • 63rd Conference of the German Society of Urology
  • Pain in Europe VII - 7th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapters (EFIC)
  • 50th gat 2011 - gas industry conference and exhibition
  • 6th German Spine Conference
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - 4th Congress of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO)
  • Touring-Cycle Exhibition
  • Annual Shareholder's Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • 32nd European Brewery Convention Congress (EBC)
  • EXPANSION 2009
  • International Supercomputing Conference (ISC)
  • 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
  • XXIV International Symposium on Lepton Photon Interactions at High Energies
  • International Congress on Ships Technology (ICST)
  • World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
  • 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
  • IBM WebSphere and Transaction & Messaging Technical Conferences
  • acqua alta - International Conference and Exhibition on Consequences of Climate Change and Flood Protection
  • Hewlett Packard Software Universe 2009
  • STB - Leading Exhibition of the Event Industry
  • 36th Congress of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Touring-Cycle Exhibition
  • Interpharm
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • German Congress of Anaesthesiology 2007
  • 42nd Annual Meeting of the German Diabetes Association
  • ad:tech Hamburg - Online-Marketing Fair
  • Heart Failure 2007
  • 33rd Annual Meeting of the Neonatology & Pediatric Intensive Care Society
  • EXPANSION 2007 - 6th Trade Fair for Commercial property in the Metropolis Region of Hamburg
  • SSIEM 2007 - Annual Symposium for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • eat'n STYLE - The Trade Fair Event for all 5 Senses
  • 14th International Symposium on Limb Salvage
  • INTERCON 2007 - 4th International Emergency and Rescue Congress
  • 35th Congress of the German Society for Rheumatism
  • Seatrade Europe - Cruise, Ferry & Rivercruise Convention
  • Regional Conference of the CDU Germany
  • Federal Party Convention of the SPD
  • International Meeting of Ship Agents with "Eisbeinessen"
  • Endo Club Nortd - International Endoscopy Forum
  • 3rd North German Alternative Healing and Naturopathic Medicine Congress
  • Congress of the Association of North-West German Surgeons
  • 20th Congress of the North German Society of Anaesthesiology
  • Congress of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • International Congress of Dance-Instructors INTAKO
  • Interpharm
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • Federal Congress of the Federation of German Red Cross Nursing Associations
  • 15th Symposium "Current Problems of the Marine Environment"
  • 8th Congress for Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
  • Expansion - Exhibition and Congress for Commercial Real Estate and Property Investment
  • Meeting of the North German Publishers and Booksellers
  • INTERCON - 3rd International Emergency and Rescue Congress
  • 39th Congress of the German Society of Sports Medicine and Prevention
  • 26th Annual Conference & Exhibition WAEA - World Airline Entertainment
  • Seatrade Europe - Cruise, Ferry & River Cruise Convention
  • Meeting of the North German Publishers and Booksellers
  • 1st International Sport-Event in Hamburg
  • 7th Passive House Conference with technical exhibition
  • INTERPHARM
  • Annual Shareholders Meeting of Volkswagen AG
  • Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry - SETAC Europe
  • Forum for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • 9th German and 14th Austrian AIDS-Congress
  • 18th Conference of the German Notes User Group
  • 54th General Meeting of the Max-Planck Society
  • 10th World Conference on Titanium
  • 76th Annual Congress of the German Society of Neurology
  • 55th Annual Assembly of the German Society of Urology
  • Maritime Security Expo & Conference Europe
  • 17th Meeting of German Surgeons
  • Seatrade Europe - Cruise - Ferry - River Cruise Convention
  • International Meeting of Ship Agents with 'Eisbeinessen'
  • Annual Conference of the European Council of International Schools -ECIS-
  • 4th Aeronautics Days
  • 65th Congress of the German Physical Society
  • Congress Innovative Cosmetic Analyses
  • International Congress of Dancing Teachers
  • 39th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • Forum for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • 23rd CIMAC World Congress on Combustion Engine Technology
  • 30th Conference of German Legal Supporters
  • Multi District Convention of the Lions Club International
  • German Congress of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • VDEW-Congress (Organisation of German Electric Power Stations)
  • General Assembly of Volkswagen AG
  • 27th International Cosmic Ray Conference
  • 7th Annual Congress of the German Society for Radiooncology
  • 9th Annual Meeting of the German Sleep Society
  • Conference of the Port-Construction Society
  • Congress of the Societies for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • 34th Annual Congress of the German Society for Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology
  • Seatrade Europe - International Cruise-Ferry-Rivercruise Convention
  • Congress of the Endo Club Nord
  • 11th Conference of German Adult Colleges
  • 25th Annual Meeting European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • eleManagement World Conference
  • 32nd World Congress of the International Federation of the Periodical Press - FIPP
  • International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - IGARSS '99
  • 11th World Congress of Psychiatry
  • International Congress on Ship and Maritime Transport - SMT '99
  • CoalTrans '99 - World Coal Trade Conference
  • PeopleSoft European Users conference
  • International Congress on Regulations for the Reception of Wastes from Ships in European Ports
  • German Anaesthesia-Congress
  • 9th International Conference on Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
  • 9th European Conference on Clinical Oncology and Cancer Nursing
  • 6th European Conference on Clinical Aspects and Treatment of HIV-Infection
  • 5th International Conference on Pipeline Construction with Exhibition
  • Congress of the European Association for Personnel Management (EAPM) - with Exhibition
  • ICIAM '95 - International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathmatics
  • ONLINE '95 18. Europäische Congressmesse für Technische Kommunikation
  • 9th World Conference of Operating Room Nurses
  • 1st European Congress on Tropical Medicine - with Exhibition
  • International Congress of the Inter-American Development Bank
  • German Engineers' Convention
  • IFTDO World Conference of the International Federation of Training and Development
  • International Congress for Aerospace Medicine
  • DIVI '93 2nd German Interdisciplinary Congress on Intensive Care Medicine - with Exhibition
  • 94th Convention of the German General Medical Council
  • 18th International Aerosol Congress - with Exhibition
  • 7th Congress on Physical Therapy and Sportphysiotherapy
  • 86th Zellcheming Annual Meeting '91 - with Exhibition
  • XIXth World Congress of Housing Finance Institutions (IUHFI)
  • Convention of the German Orthopaedics and Traumatology Society
  • 3rd International Conference on Pipeline Construction '91
  • DIVI '91 1stGerman Interdisciplinary Congress on Intensive Care Medicine - with Exhibition