Volkswagen e-mobility Event Berlin

German car maker Volkswagen started a new campaign to promote their new upcoming electronic car line e-mobility. The Event was hosted in several cities across Europe, including London, Paris and Berlin, at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport.

Visitors had the opportunity to inform themselves about the new electronic system, get a first view of the new models and even test-drive them on the large abandoned airfield.

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ITB 2014 – Travel the World

The International Travel Trade Fair, or ITB 2014, world’s largest tourism trade fair, took place during the last 5 days in Berlin, with hotels, tourist boards, tour operators, system providers, airlines and car rental companies advertising their products.

This year, 10,147 exhibitors from 189 countries were represented in 26 halls, which were booked to capacity. Overall, some 114,000 trade visitors travelled to Berlin and 60,000 members of the general public came to find out about the wide-ranging information on offer from exhibitors and providers of niche market products.

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International Green Week 2014

Whenever there is International Green Week (ger: Grüne Woche), the world of food, agriculture and horticulture gathers in Berlin and every time, there is something interesting to discover.

While Berlin offers a huge variety of international gastronomic specialties throughout the city, the International Green Week offers the opportunity to taste and buy everything at one place.

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2013

With around 100 local exhibitions produced every year, the World Press Photo exhibition tour of prize-winning photographs is the most popular traveling photo event in the world and like every year, Berlin was one stop on its journey around the globe.

From 6 September 2013 – 16 September 2013, the exhibition took place at Berlin’s Ostbahnhof featuring over 100 pictures from photographers from all over the world.

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IFA13 – Consumer Electronics Unlimited

Once again, Berlin is host for the world‘s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances where visitors have the chance to experience everything new when it comes to smartphones, tablets, television and video.

From Ultra-HD (4K resolution) displays, to Smart TVs and Networked Home Appliances. IFA 2013 is where industry experts and media representatives discuss topics ranging from social media and smart homes, to digital ecosystems and energy efficiency.

As a global trade show for the digital world, IFA offers excellent opportunities to learn about the upcoming changes and prospects for the future. Take advantage of the opportunities at IFA to gain exclusive knowledge and get a head start on what is yet to come.

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GamesCom 2013

Gamescom 2013 is over and after a wonderful week in Cologne, I’m back in Berlin.

This year, over 340,000 gamers, trade visitors and journalists visited the largest computer and video games trade fair worldwide. Over 635 exhibitors from 40 countries presented 400 world premiers, including for the first time in history two new consoles – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

And don’t let the pictures below fool you, the only day it was “empty” was on press-day, the picture above pretty much tells you everything.

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Olympus OM-D Photography Playground 2013

Olympus invited me to test their newest mirrorless compact system camera, the Olympus OM-D, at a unique and interactive exhibition on the subject of “Space and Art”.

12 international artists created a giant interactive photography playground on 7000 m² at the Opernwerkstätten in Berlin. Visitors had the opportunity, to explore the exhibition on an exceptional journey, to push their photography skills to the next level. I could use my own camera or just rent one free of charge on site, which I did.

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The Stuffed Polar Bear Knut

On December 5th, 2006, a polar bear named Knut was born at the Berlin Zoological Garden. He was the first polar bear who survived past infancy in more than 30 years. Quickly, he became a celebrity and was center of a mass media phenomenon all around the globe.

After he died at the age of four, on March 19th, 2011, he got stuffed and can now be seen in the foyer of the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, free of charge, until May 5th 2013.

After that, he will be added to the scientific research collections of the Museum and will not be displayed in another exhibition before 2014.

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International Green Week 2013

The International Green Week 2013 (ger: Grüne Woche) in Berlin came to an end, again with over 1,600 exhibitors from 67 countries. Over 400.000 visitors had the opportunity, to take a journey and enjoy a culinary experience of five continents, with something to suit every taste. If it’s dried bison meat from Canada, a Bulgarian dessert made with rose jam or some Austrian vegetables and fruits filled with cheese. Culinary curiosity knows no boundaries.

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