Helping children instead of gift mania: Lindner shows a heart for Cologne
Dirk Metzner, Manager of the Lindner Hotel City Plaza on Friesenplatz, has a real heart for Cologne and also for the city’s kids. Which is why he has organised a major charity gala

Excellent range of participants
From 14 to 17 April 2016 ART COLOGNE – the world’s longest-established fair for contemporary art – opened its doors for the 50th time.

le bloc – mode und design
On 4 June, »le bloc – mode und design« is being held in the Belgian Quarter for the seventh time. Around 70 designers and store owners will be opening up their workshops, showrooms and shops.

A double achievement
Rolls-Royce in Cologne is the most successful dealer in Europe. But it’s also where Michael Gleissner works, who has for the third time now been recognised as the world’s luxury automobile salesman with the highest bespoke rate in percentage terms

Gourmet fair for connoisseurs
From 8 to 10 July 2016 winemakers, wine merchants, professionals from the delicatessen sector and many top restaurateurs will be presenting their products and skills on the square in front of the chocolate museum.

MOTORWORLD Cologne Rhineland
The new MOTORWORLD Cologne Rhineland will open on the former site of Butzweilerhof airfield in Cologne. Free of charge and open year-round, the »Butz« is poised to become a lively meeting place for anyone wishing to experience pure mobility

Baselworld 2016
Baselworld, the pre-eminent trade fair for the watch and jewellery industry is regarded as the world’s most important event in the sector. We would like to present to you selected highlights from this year’s fair.

»It’s knowing that we have used our privileged position to do something that gives back to the world around us.«
»feine adressen – finest« conversed with Stephen Urquhart, president of watchmaker OMEGA, about how his career in the watch industry began, about sponsoring projects and OMEGAs partnerships as well as the social commitment of his company.