The following Special Venues have attracted the most event organisers and were the most read articles on www.kongres-magazine.eu in the past year.

HANGAR 7 – HOME OF THE FLYING BULLS

Hangar-7 is the favourite venue of Dietrich Mateschitz, who became famous for inventing the Red Bull energy drink. The venue can be hired for events, under the condition that the management of Red Bull agrees.

TERMINAL 2 – MEETINGS IN AN AIRPORT HANGAR

Terminal 2 is among the largest venues in Salzburg and is suitable for holding a very diverse range of events from exhibitions and trade fairs to product launches. Due to its unique appearance, various parts of the airport are popular for filming.

ISLAND IN THE MUR

Did you know that Graz has an island, on which you can hear the water of the Mur river rushing past you while enjoying views of Graz old town? The Murinsel in Graz is an artificial floating island made of steel and glass reconnecting the city and its river.

ADVENTURE PARK AREA 47

One of the leading European adventure parks. Rafting, canyoning and more outdoor adventures, events and water fun at the outdoor park in Tyrol. Super steep slides, oversized swing with freefall, and the highest high ropes course in Austria will make your heart race.

THE SEIFENFABRIK

The event location „Seifenfabrik Veranstaltungszentrum“ is a former soap factory which today is protected by preservation order. There are three main rooms that can host events from 50 up to 1.800 guests.

LAKESIDE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK

With its position in close proximity of Lake Wörthersee and Klagenfurt University, thus standing next to the Natura2000 area, the Lakeside Science and Technology Park can adopt to all range of meeting organizers.

KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER

The myth of the Kitzsteinhorn: more than just a glacier. The first glacial skiing area in Austria and a true alpine experience for 365 days of the year. The Kitzsteinhorn summit station is situated 3.029m above sea level.

HOHENHAUS TENNE SCHLADMING

The Hohenhaus Tenne Schladming is Europe’s largest Après Ski hut. It is located directly in the Planai stadium, at the foot of the famous Planai downhill run. The Hohenhaus Tenne is not only accessible from the ski slope, but also from the Coburgstraße.

VEGA OBSERVATORY

The Vega Observatory is a new acquisition on the Salzburg scene. The venue, which is due to open in July 2018, features the most powerful public telescope in Europe. The venue can accommodate up to 150 guests.

KUNSTHAUS GRAZ

The “Friendly Alien” is one of the architectural landmarks of Graz. Designed by the world-famous architects Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, the Kunsthaus hovers elegantly and mysteriously over the right bank of the River Mur.

ROAD SAFETY TRAINING CENTRE SAALFELDEN

Whether car, truck, bus or motorcycle: No matter which verhicle you are travelling with – safety always comes first. You can send your vehicle on every imaginable route in the ÖAMTC Driving Technique Centre Saalfelden/Brandlhof.

SCHLEPPE EVENT HALL

Schleppe Event Hall in Klagenfurt is truly a boutique and special venue with rich brewing history and a unique setting for various kind of events, in sense of congresses and conference especially suitable for the after-party events, gala events and other corporative events.

CASTLE HOCHOSTERWITZ

The Castle Hochosterwitz was built on a limestone rock that rises 150m above the valley and allows the visitor a spectacular view over the neighbouring mountains, hills and countryside.

STIEGL BRAUWELT

At the Stiegl Brauwelt, beer is a multi-sensory experience. Beer is not only a matter of seeing and hearing but also touching, smelling and of course tasting. Public and private tours provide a detailed insight into the world of beer.

HOTEL MOSELEBAUER

Hotel Moselebauer offers the perfect combination of skiing-adventures and wellness-relaxation. The hotel is located at the foot of the famous Skiing resort Klippitztörl and offers an all-year-round hot outdoor pool, two indoor pools and 10 saunas/steam-baths.

MOTORIKPARK AND COUNTRY PONDS GAMLITZ

Built around the Gamlitzer landscape ponds, the Motorikpark is the largest of its kind in Europe with its 30 stations and almost 100 exercise elements. Nowhere else can coordination and motor skills be better trained than here.

BRANDBOXX SALZBURG

As Austria’s largest fashion wholesale centre and one of the most spacious event locations in Salzburg, the Brandboxx offers an all-round package for events. It covers an area of more than 6,500 m² and capacities for up to 3,000 people.

MARIA LORETTO CASTLE

Schloss Maria Loretto is a stately home built in 1652, which sits on its own peninsula on the magical turquoise waters of Lake Wörthersee in Klagenfurt. It is one of the most idyllic locations on the shores of Lake Wörthersee.

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Photo: convention.kaernten.at

SCHONLEITN VILLAGE

Naturhotel Hoterdorf SCHÖNLEITN is a village that can be fully rented for your next incentive trip or special event. The founder of the village, Robert Rogner, came up with the idea in the late seventies and his goal was to preserve the authentic Carinthian architecture.

BURGERSPITAL

St. Veit/Glan is located in the province of Carinthia, 20 kilometres north of the provincial capital city Klagenfurt. Due to its central location in the heart of Carinthia, the historic “Bürgerspital” in St.Veit becomes the perfect event destination.

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GARTENSCHLOSS HERBERSTEIN

Bordered on three sides by the Feistritz, the imposing castle Herberstein rises on narrow rocks rising about 40m high, but the castle, which is still inhabited by the family in the 21st generation, is not only made of stone and rock.

ASITZBRAU

The Asitzhütte looks back on a long and eventful history. Already in the 1930s, it was a popular meeting place. In September 2010, his sons acquired the location and, after careful refurbishment and renovation, opened the highest-altitude beer museum in Europe.

KATSCHBERG GAMSKOGELHUTTE

Love is in the air at Katschberg! Couples in love will find unforgettable scenery for their dream wedding up on the mountain, even higher than 1.850m. The Gamskogelhütte becomes a wedding registry office from June until September

THE GRAFENEGG

Two associations come to mind when hearing the word Grafenegg; a magnificent gothic castle and its 1400 sqm estate or the famous Grafenegg Festival, organised under the imposing Wolkenturm stage.

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Photo: www.grafenegg.com/en

TAUERNALM

The Tauernalm is located directly at the “Hochwurzen” gondola station. They represent “the” meeting place for locals and guests. For all night owls, the spotlights will be turned on in the evening to continue the skiing & snowboarding fun in the bright spotlight.

ICEQ SOLDEN

Austria’s highest located toque-rated gourmet restaurant ice Q in Sölden, 3,048 metres above sea level. Surrounded by over 250 superb three-thousand-metre mountains. The venue was the spectacular shooting location for the James Bond SPECTRE movie.

PROJECT SPIELBERG

The Projekt Spielberg including the Red Bull Ring with several different driving experiences is not only a playground for on- and offroad motorsport activities. The first-class hotels and restaurants at unique locations are the perfect complement for meetings or seminars.

SWAROVSKI KRISTALLWELTEN

Swarovski Crystal Worlds was opened in 1995 to mark the centennial anniversary of the company’s founding. Multimedia artist André Heller designed a unique and magical place. This beloved attraction has brought moments of wonder to over fifteen million visitors.

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Photo Credit: Travel Tyrol

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