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© MESSE Bremen - Outside view of the Congress Center Bremen

Practical information


The Conference and exhibitions took place in the Congress Center Bremen and Messe Bremen, located in the middle of the city and near the main station.

Click here for the fair ground plan and Congress Center map

Organised by MESSE BREMEN and supported by the European Union.

Messe BremenEuropean Regional Development Fund

Getting there

© MESSE Bremen - Site plan of the venue
Download site plan


From the motorway


© MESSE Bremen - Route to exhibition
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Fast connections to the A1, A27, A28
Only 10 minutes from the motorway exit to the exhibition car park or the open-air site with 2,500 parking bays
From the motorway exits simply follow the signs to Centrum / Messe Bremen.
For the car park "Bürgerweide" please enter “Theodor-Heuss-Allee, 28215 Bremen” into your navigation system.
For the multi-storey car park please enter "Hollerallee 99, 28215 Bremen" into your navigation system.

From the railway station

3-minute walk
Hourly rail connections
Nearly 50 ICE und IC/EC connections daily
To rail timetable information

From the airport

Just 15 minutes by taxi or tram (Line 6 to ‘Blumenthalstrasse’)
Nonstop-flights from numerous major European cities
To Bremen Airport

By bus or tram

3 bus services get you to the exhibition centre easily: service 24 (to ‘Blumenthalstraße’), 26 and 27 (to ‘Messe Centrum’) and tram lines 6 and 8 (to ‘Blumenthalstrasse’)
To timetable information BSAG

By taxi

Taxis can drive right up to the halls. There is also a taxi stand at the northern exit of the main railway station

Car hire

More information here:

Google Maps



Hotel reservation: Arrange your hotel accommodation now!

The BTZ Convention Bureau offers special room rates in different price ranges to all participants of the European Maritime Day 2014

You can easily make your reservation online or complete the hotel booking form . Below you can find a good overview of all our hotels.

Click here for online reservation

Download booking form 

Payment has to be made directly to the booked hotel on arrival.

The rooms are booked on a definite basis. In the event of amendment, cancellation or no-show, a cancellation is free of charge until 24 hours before arrival (Exception: Maritim Hotel Bremen, Swissôtel Bremen, InterCity Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Hotel and Dorint Park Hotel Bremen). Afterwards the relevant hotel's cancellation terms shall apply.

Your benefit for booking your hotel with the BTZ:

  • Consulting and Reservation – all in one service
  • On presentation of your hotel booking confirmation in one of BTZ's tourist information centers you will receive a free audio-guide tour. Enjoy the city center on an individual tour by yourself with expert descriptions!

Information about the tourism levy (city tax) you will find here.


BTZ - Bremen Convention Bureau
Ms Karen Rink
Phone: +49 (0)421 30 800 19
Fax: +49 (0)421 30 800 3819

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Overview of our hotels

All rates are per room/ per night including breakfast

S= Mark of superior quality in addition to a star rating

Maritim Hotel Bremen
Maritim Hotel Bremen ****S Conference Hotel, directly connected with the Congress Centrum Bremen (CCB)
Classic rooms  Sgl € 129,00 Dbl € 164,00
Comfort rooms Sgl € 144,00 Dbl € 179,00

Dorint Park Hotel
Walking distance: 5 minutes
Sgl € 145,00
Dbl € 195,00

Swissôtel Bremen
Walking distance: 10 minutes
Sgl € 140,00
Dbl € 160,00

Courtyard by Marriott ****
Walking distance: 3 minutes
Sgl € 138,00
Dbl € 161,00

Atlantic Grand Hotel Bremen ****S
Walking distance: 15 minutes
Sgl € 129,00
Dbl € 159,00

Radisson Blu Hotel
Bremen ****S
Walking distance: 20 minutes
Sgl € 125,00
Dbl € 150,00

Ringhotel Munte am Stadtwald ****
Walking distance: 10 minutes
Sgl € 112,00
Dbl € 136,00

Best Western Hotel zur
Post ****

Walking distance: 8 minutes
Sgl € 107,00
Dbl € 133,00

InterCity Hotel Bremen ***S
Walking distance: 8 minutes
Sgl € 107,00
Dbl € 133,00

Atlantic Hotel Universum

With public transport:
10 minutes
Sgl € 103,00
Dbl € 137,00

Hotel Bremer Haus ***S
Walking distance: 15 minutes
Sgl € 90,00
Dbl € 124,00

City Partner Hotel
Residence ***S

Walking distance: 5 minutes
Sgl € 89,50
Dbl € 133,50

7 Things **S
With public transport: 10 minutes
Sgl € 87,50 (only single available)

Best Western Hotel Schaper
Siedenburg ***

Walking distance: 8 minutes
Sgl € 78,00
Dbl € 114,00

Hotel ibis Bremen City **S
Walking distance: 20 minutes
Sgl € 79,00
Dbl € 99,00

Star Inn Hotel Columbus

Walking distance: 5 minutes
Sgl € 78,00
Dbl € 110,00

B&B Hotel Bremen
Walking distance: 5 minutes
Sgl € 69,50
Dbl € 87,00

Networking events

Networking reception at Übersee-Museum

Timing: Monday 19 May 18.00-20.30

Venue: Übersee-Museum, Bahnhofsplatz 13, 28195 Bremen

Übersee-Museum Bremen

10 min. walking distance from Congress Centrum Bremen – check the map in the brochure „Bremen at a glance“ that you will find in your conference bag.

The Senator of Economics, Labour and Ports of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure invite you to this informal reception.

Planned program:

Welcome by hosts
Prize ceremony of the Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award
Finger food reception in the museum exhibition

The Übersee-Museum Bremen is unique within Europe: you can immerse yourself on distant continents and find out more about their fascinating cultures and natural environments, with unique exhibits from across the world, superb animal dioramas and real plants.