• UNESCO World Heritage Wartburg Castle
    UNESCO World Heritage Wartburg Castle ©Anna-Lena Thamm/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Bach in Thuringia
    Bach in Thuringia ©Roland Wehking/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Fischmarkt in Erfurt
    Fischmarkt in Erfurt ©B. Neumann/Erfurt Tourismus
  • Belvedere Castle in Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage
    Belvedere Castle in Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage ©Joachim Negwer/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Old Synagogue Erfurt
    Old Synagogue Erfurt ©Albrecht von Kirchbach/Alte Synagoge Erfurt
  • Cathedral Steps Theatre Festival Erfurt
    Cathedral Steps Theatre Festival Erfurt ©Lutz Edelhoff/Theater Erfurt
  • Monument of Goethe and Schiller in Weimar
    Monument of Goethe and Schiller in Weimar ©Guido Werner/weimar GmbH
  • House of Goethe in Weimar
    House of Goethe in Weimar ©Axel Clemens, weimar GmbH
  • Palace garden of Tiefurt near Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage
    Palace garden of Tiefurt near Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage ©Gert Lange, weimar GmbH
  • View from Petersberg Citadel Erfurt
    View from Petersberg Citadel Erfurt ©Guido Werner/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • House of Schiller in Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage
    House of Schiller in Weimar - UNESCO World Heritage ©Guido Werner/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Belvedere Castle near Weimar
    Belvedere Castle near Weimar ©Maik Schuck, weimar GmbH
  • St. Mary's Cathedral and the Church of St. Severus Erfurt
    St. Mary's Cathedral and the Church of St. Severus Erfurt ©Toma Babovic/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
    Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt ©Toma Babovic/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Monument of Martin Luther in Erfurt
    Monument of Martin Luther in Erfurt ©Toma Babovic/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Café on Merchants' Bridge Efurt
    Café on Merchants' Bridge Efurt ©Toma Babovic/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Historical Library at Augustinian Monastery Erfurt
    Historical Library at Augustinian Monastery Erfurt ©Toma Babovic/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • Cycling through National Park Hainich - UNESCO World Heritage
    Cycling through National Park Hainich - UNESCO World Heritage ©Jens Hauspurg/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • View to the Thuringian Forest
    View to the Thuringian Forest ©Jens Hauspurg/Thüringer Tourismus GmbH

Programme of the GTM 2015

The GTM programme is tailored precisely to the needs and schedules of the hosted buyers/journalists. Detailed information is provided on the Service page.

The programme of the GTM 2015

Wednesday, 22/04/2015 – Saturday, 25/04/2015

throughout the dayPre-convention tours for international delegates from Europe and overseas

Saturday, 25/04/2015

throughout the dayInternational delegates arrive from Europe and overseas;
International delegates register at the GTM hotels
afternoonDelegates booked on pre-convention tours arrive at the GTM hotels
17:00 hInternational participants only:
Departture from GTM-hotels to evening get-together
19:00 - 22:00 hInternational participants only:
Get-together and pre-opening
Venue: Wartburg Castle, Eisenach

The walk to the Wartburg takes about 12 minutes at a comfortable pace. It is a nice walk but uphill, therefore we recommend participants not to wear high heels. The Wartburg is a nearly 1.000 years old castle with worn steps and narrow passages inside.

Sunday, 26/04/2015

throughout the dayArrival of German exhibitors (responsible for own travel arrangements)
09:00 – 16:00 hVarious itineraries for international journalists in Erfurt, Weimar and surroundings
09:00 – 17:00 hExhibitor registration / exhibitors distribute conference documents and set up stands at Messe Erfurt
11:00 – 12:45 hEducational programme for international buyers (part I)
 Panel discussion "Smart Luxury in Germany" featuring speakers from different companies, Congress Centre at Messe Erfurt
12:45 – 13:30 hLunch, Foyer Messe Erfurt
13:30 – 14:30 hEducational programme for international buyers (part II)
 - Workshop 1: Thüringen
- Workshop 2: McArthurGlen
- Workshop 3: Luther 2017 - 500 years since the Reformation
- Workshop 4: Barrier-free travel products
- Workshop 5: Deutsche Bahn
17:15 hDeparture with shuttlebusses from GTM-hotels in Weimar to official opening event of the GTM
17:30 hDeparture by foot from GTM-hotels in Erfurt to official opening event of the GTM
ca. 17:30 hException: Guests who stay at Airporthotel Erfurt, Victor's Residenz Erfurt and ParkInn by Radisson Apfelstädt are collected at the hotls with a shuttlebus
18:30 hOfficial opening event
 Venue: St. Mary's Cathedral
 Dress code: Business
20:00 - 22:10 hGet-together at Theatre Erfurt and Hotel Pullman Erfurt am Dom (access by foot)
afterwardsDeparture to the GTM-hotels

Monday, 27/04/2015

09:00 – 16:00 hGTM workshop
Venue: Messe Erfurt, Gothaer Straße 34, 99094 Erfurt
10:00 – 12:00 hInternational press conference, Congress Centre Messe Erfurt
12:00 – 13:30 hLunch, Hall 3 Messe Erfurt
ca. 17:30 hDeparture from GTM-hotels to evening event
(See personalised itinerary for transfer times)
eveningEvening event put on by the hosts in Weimar
Venue: congress centrum neue weimarhalle, Unesco-Platz 1, 99423 Weimar
Dress code: Business casual

Tuesday, 28/04/2015

09:00 – 16:00 hGTM workshop
Venue: Messe Erfurt, Gothaer Platz 34, 99094 Erfurt
09:00 – 16:00 hVarious itineraries for international journalists in Erfurt, Weimar and surroundings
12:00 – 13:30 hLunch, Hall 3 Messe Erfurt
16:00 – 18:00 hGerman exhibitors dismantle stands
 Departure of German exhibitors and international participants
16:15 hvarious sightseeing-tours (optional) in Erfurt and Weimar
  
 Erfurt:
Tours startint at the Messe Erfurt
16:15 hOption 1:Guided city tour through Erfurt
 Option 2: Guided tour by historic tramway
 Option 3: Guided or individual tour of the egapark exhibition (horticultural exhibition) by foot or the park train
18:30 htour ends at Kaisersaal Erfurt
There is a shuttle bus that runs to Weimar to the 'congress centrum neue weimarhalle' for all who stay in Weimar
ca. 19:00 hGet-together at Kaisersaal
ca. 22:30 hEnd of Get-together, individual return to the GTM-hotel by foot or public transportation
  
 Weimar:
16:15 hShuttlebusses to Weimar starting at the Messe Erfurt
16:45 hSightseeing-tour in Weimar starting at 'Platz der Demokratie' in Weimar
 Option 1: Guided City Tour through Erfurt
 Option 2: individual tour and free entry in different museums by using the badge between 16:45 - 18. 30 h:
- Duchess Anna Amalia-Library
- Goethe National Museum, Goethe Living House
- Schiller National Museum and Schiller Living House
- Bauhaus Museum
- Cranach-Exhibition at Schiller House and church St. Peter and Paul
 Be sure to wear suitable footwear when walking around the cobbled streets in the town.
18:30 hTour ends at the Atrium in Weimar
There is a shuttlebus that runs to Erfurt to the 'Kaisersaal' (Imperial Hall) for all who stay in Erfurt. Guests from Weimar are going with the guide to the Restaurant 'Gastgazs zum Weißen Schwan' in Weimar.
19:30 hGet-together at the "Gasthaus zum Weißen Schwan"
 End of Get-together, individual return to the GTM-hotel by foot

Wednesday, 29/04/2015

throughout the dayTransfers for international participants to their point of departure;
Departure of German exhibitors (responsible for own travel arrangements)

Dowloads:

Last amended April 2015, may be subject to alterations

Dowloads:

GTM Programme 2015 (PDF)

GTM Sightseeing Programme (PDF)

Journalist Programm: Discover Erfurt (PDF)

Journalist Programm: Highlight Tour Weimar (PDF)

Journalist Programm: Fun & Sports in the Thuringian Forest (PDF)

Journalist Programm: Culinary tour through Thuringia (PDF)

Journalist Programm: Nature experience at the Hainich National Park and cultural trip to Bad Langensalza (PDF)

Map of Thuringia








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