Page 6 www.cms-berlin.de MESSE BERLIN TOPS OFF A STRONG EVENT YEAR endash.cap 2014 WITH REPEATED RECORD TURNOVER With a turnover of more than 269 million Euros, forecast profi tability was surpassed signifi cantly A special highlight of the exhibition year 2014 was the inauguration of CityCube Berlin. With the multifunctional exhibition, conference and event area, the consortium lays a further foundation for a successful future in a highly competitive market. Two main areas, fl exible wall systems and various conference rooms, provide the perfect setting for any event. Nilfi sk-Advance GmbH “CMS 2013 was a great success for us. A ΄ particular highlight was the Purus Award EXHIBITOR for our new generation wet / dry vacu- um. We are very happy that our innova- tion in terms of technology, ergonomics and sustainability encountered so much enthusiasm from the award judges, as Photo: Nilfi sk-Advance GmbH well as the fair visitors.” Steff en Glöckler, Head of Marketing Germany, Austria, Switzerland The CMS Berlin, inter alia one of run on hydrogen power from a fuel the most important industrial cell. The new multi-standard quick events in the 2015 exhibition year, charging stations allow the “electric invites you to the German capi- motorists” within the CCS-charging Photo: Messe Berlin tal. Exhibitors and trade visitors standard, to charge 80 percent of may look forward to this whole their battery capacity within 20 new impression they are offered: minutes. These so-called „super It is no longer construction trailers chargers“ off er „alternating cur- Messe Berlin managed a smooth transition from ICC Berlin to Berlin CityCube, without losing a single event. and construction vehicles, building rent fast charging” as well as „direct materials, and barriers that charac- current fast charging“, according With over 269 million Euros in the newly opened exhibitions and hibition grounds, create the perfect terise the southern entrance of the to the European CCS-standard or the business year 2014, the consor- congress hall CityCube Berlin was foundation for every congress and exhibition centre, but an impressi- the Japanese Chademo procedure. tium Messe Berlin, generated the a prerequisite for that. exhibition. ve, state-of-the-art building. Also available is AdBlue®, a non- highest turnover in the company‘s hazardous, water-soluble liquid history. With 2012‘s turnover of 247 The congress centre located close Till the end of the year 2014, the Green Energy-Service for which helps clean exhaust gases million Euros – the strongest year to the southern entry of the Berlin new event location of the Messe Ber- electromobility: A new multi- and ensures that vehicles meet up until now – was surpassed signi- ExpoCenter, next to the radio tow- lin displayed its multifunctional use energy service station at the the stringent European emission fi cantly. At 69 exhibitions and con- er and linked to hall number 7 on at exhibitions, as well as congresses, exhibition centre standards. This specially applies to gress events, with over 27,000 exhi- the exhibition grounds, via a tran- many times. During the year, 27 vi- During the upcoming CMS 2015, all heavy trucks with Euro 4 and Euro bitors, over 1.9 million visitors were sition made of glass, started event sitor exhibitions and 25 congresses visitors to the exhibition in Berlin 5 emission standards, which are registered. Last year‘s highlight was business in May 2014. The cubic took place in the CityCube Berlin, can take advantage of a special used by many carriers that supply the successful entry into service of building, off ers space for approxi- the ICC Berlin and the Berlin Expo- service for their vehicles, equip- the exhibition centre. The quick- CityCube Berlin. Dr. Christian Göke, mately 11,000 visitors over 22,000 Center City 27. The visitor exhibi- ped with alternative drive systems. charging stations supply all electric CEO of the Messe Berlin GmbH said: square-meters. Over 12,000 square- tions with over 4,550 exhibitioners Fill up“ is the slogan of the newly vehicles with this liquid – regardless „The federal state of Berlin and Mes- meters can be used for exhibitions, attracted over 261,000 visitors. On opened, TOTAL multi-energy fi lling of the manufacturer, the country of se Berlin live in a successful symbi- 47 fl exible conference rooms allow the national and international con- station at Jaff estraße/Heerstraße, origin or the construction year. The osis. We are Berlin’s biggest initiator the performance of small and big gresses – again many major medical not only for motor vehicles with multi-energy fi lling station at the of business travel and a medial mes- meetings or workshops. Two main congresses amongst them – over conventional internal combustion Jaffestraße is the eighth supply senger, securing over 25,000 jobs. areas, fl exible wall systems, various 105,000 national and international engines, but also for electric bat- station of its kind in Berlin. On the other hand, the city off ers meeting rooms and the linked ex- participants were counted. tery driven vehicles and cars that an exceptional attractiveness and an ideal environment for the event business, which enables us to design and obtain the most interesting ex- hibitions, congresses and events for Berlin. By this the Messe Berlin has generated an additional 30 billion Euros of spending capacity for the area of the capital city since 2000.“ CityCube Berlin launched successfully The area of guest events with its contributed significantly to the Photo: Messe Berlin Photo: Messe Berlin guest exhibitions and congresses business success of the Messe Ber- lin in the year 2014. The change from the closed down interna- Cornelia Yzer (l.), Berlin‘s Senator of Commerce and the former parliamentary secretary of state View from the south onto the Berlin ExpoCenter City, with its new multi-purpose hall CityCube tional Congress Center Berlin in in the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Katherina Reiche, support the network for hydrogen Berlin, is on the right side next to the main entrance, south of the Berlin trade fair grounds. – and E-mobility.
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