Hotels in Harburg: Historic and cutting edge
Just outside the business mecca of Hamburg, smaller Harburg has long exerted its own pull on executives doing business near the city. This port city has always been an industrial centre, with oil, iron works, rubber and shipbuilding all historically major industries in the city, while today it mainly draws executives in the technology sector. Several universities draw business delegates, including the Harburg technical university and community college.
What else will interest me in Harburg?
Your hotel in Harburg situates you in this exciting and affluent port town, long a centre for trade and cultural diversity. Harburg is a town where executives come both to work and play, and though it retains the architectural record of its industrial history, today it is very much a luxury destination. Elegant cafes and bars line the streets near the water, and you will find superb cuisine at quite a number of them.
What can I expect from business here?
The WLH Economic Development Agency of Harburg does an excellent job at boosting Harburg's economy. Companies such as Airbus, TuTech Innovation GmbH and numerous other IT industry leaders have chosen to locate here for the entrepreneurial atmosphere and regional luxury. A number of companies offer exceptional accounting, law, IT and translation services that are tailored to assist emerging businesses. High-quality office space at reasonable prices is also plentiful in Harburg. The stimulating business events calendar in nearby Hamburg will keep you engaged year-round. Many events focus on Fintech and innovation, though networking brunches also abound. Meanwhile, the business programme of Harburg's Kreisvolkshochschule and technical university are developing a highly skilled pool of talent which benefits local business.
What else can I do from my hotel in Harburg?
Harburg is blessed with a vibrant arts scene. It is mainly contemporary art on show at the important Falkenberg Collection inside the old Phoenix AG factory. This venue displays a constant rotation of temporary exhibitions as well as hosting some major international art collections. The 'Culture Station' inside the Hamburg-Harburg station holds art exhibitions and has its own jazz club. The Rieckhof is a cultural events centre where you may also attend business events, and Harburg's theatre is conveniently located right on Museum Square. The town also has a cinema, and with popular watersports too, there are plenty of opportunities to get out of your Harburg hotel and have fun.