Edition 14/2014
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two-thirds of the approximately 10.000 IT companies in Hamburg are satisfied with the location, a recent analysis by the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce reveals. The majority of companies also expects an increase in employment figures, with the games industry and other creative sectors heading to new records. Best perspectives thus for Hamburg to welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkell at the National IT Summit next Tuesday, 21 October.

These and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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National IT summit offers great perspectives

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Shell Technology Centre

Shell inaugurated its new technology centre in Hamburg

Milestone for Hamburg as capital of innovation. State-of-the art lab for research and testing. Showroom for visitors.

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Hamburg increasingly important for conventions and congresses

New survey by the Hamburg Convention Buerau. MICE tourism accounts for 2.3 million overnight stays.

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Hamburg-Tourism: Twice as many international visitors

Hamburg aims to double overnight stays of international guests by 2020.

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International Queer Film Festival inaugurated

First Mayor Olaf Scholz demands more tolerance in his opening address at Kampnagel. 150 films on show at locations as diverse as the spectrum of the programme.

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