Hamburg Business: Your partner for all business matters

The portal is the main online resource for all business stakeholders, startups and investors. Hamburg Business is the right place for you if you would like to find out more about Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region as an innovative business location or are looking for quick, hands-on help and support from professional contacts.

Whether you are looking for commercial space, startup-related information or funding opportunities - we create transparency and connect you with the right partner for your request.

Your portal for doing business in Hamburg 


Future Hamburg

You've come to the right place if you're looking to explore the exciting innovation landscape of Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region or need a helping hand when entering one of the region's innovative ecosystems. 


Commercial real estate

Hamburg Invest's Real Estate Services team supports companies wishing to relocate, expand or transform their business in Hamburg - helping them to build their future success.


One-stop agency for investment

We are the central point of contact for all companies wishing to invest, expand, restructure, relocate or set up business in the Hamburg economic region.


News from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Hamburg News is an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to know what is and will be important in Hamburg's business community. The Hamburg News editorial team reports on exciting trends and relevant events, supplying you with insights, industry reports and stories.

Why is Hamburg the right location?

Business news from Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Azubi des Nordens

"Apprentice of the North" honours young talents

Companies from northern Germany, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia have until 1 September 2024 to submit their best graduates for the training award
Ballons mit Wasserstoffzeichen

Hydrogen Week aims to generate enthusiasm for H2 technologies

From 15 to 23 June 2024, hydrogen-related events will take place across Germany - with HH-Energie-Bus-Tour in Hamburg
Container-Installation zur UEFA Euro 2024

Container installation for UEFA Euro 2024 honoured once again

A total of 43 prizes: The "Container Draw" production in the Port of Hamburg wins marketing and creative awards at the ADC 2024 competition to mark the start of the European Championships
Wärmespeicher als Meilenstein auf dem Weg zur Energiewende

Top year for Hamburger Energiewerke in 2023

EUR 86.2 million profit and billions invested in heating transition
Tafelbild zu Startup

Starting signal for Startup Factory Hamburg

Hamburg advances to the next round of the nationwide "Startup Factory" lighthouse competition
Kinder- und Jugendgesundheit

German Centre for Child and Adolescent Health now in Hamburg

UKE and Leibniz Institute of Virology to form Hamburg branch - EUR 4.8 million in German government funds for start-up phase

HEY/Mobility Hamburg gets the future of mobility rolling

Mobility Festival on 12 and 13 June 2024 provides ideas and solutions for sustainable mobility

FMS Fahrzeugbau a real success story

Family business now European market leader in all kinds of special and heavy haulage vehicles

NXP celebrating 100th anniversary in Hamburg

Company among world's 100 most innovative companies - advancing Germany and EU's digital sovereignty
Finale des Female StartAperitivo 2024

Inleap Photonics wins Female StartAperitivo 2024

2nd place went to HandsOn! from Hamburg

Hamburg's topics of the future

Cities play a crucial role in tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time. Hamburg is one of the most liveable cities in Europe and a magnet for companies, investors, startups and talent, making it the perfect place to put ideas into practice. Below you can find Hamburg's focal topics.

Press Service 

Additional resources on Hamburg as a business location

Upcoming dates and events


Hotel Real Estate Congress

Hamburg, Germany, 17 – 18 June 2024

The Hotel Real Estate Congress is the annual industry event for top decision-makers from the hotel, real estate, investment, science and industry sectors.



Hamburg Real Estate Congress

Hamburg, Germany, 25 June 2024

At this networking event, IMMOCOM welcomes numerous players and experts from the regional real estate industry to discuss the real estate industry in the Hanseatic city.



Hamburg Founders' Day

Hamburg, Germany, 13 September 2024

hei. is the first port of call for start-ups in all sectors in Hamburg. The Hamburg Founders' Day offers information, tips and inspiration on all aspects of business start-ups and self-employment.



Handelsblatt Annual Conference - Future Workplace & Office 2024

Dusseldorf & Digital, Germany, 24 – 25 September 2024

This format covers many current topics relating to future office environments and the workplace.


Expo Real 2024

Munich, Germany, 7 – 9 October 2024

Every year since 1998, EXPO REAL has played host to the entire real estate industry for three days in October. As the largest trade fair for real estate and investment in Europe, EXPO REAL in Munich offers ideal conditions for efficient networking


Handelsblatt Annual Conference - Real Estate 2024

Berlin, Germany, 14 – 15 November 2024

The topic of the event is the profound change in the real estate industry. What opportunities and business models are relevant for 2024?


Real Estate Arena 2025

Hanover, Germany, 14 – 15 May 2025

The Real Estate Arena is a real estate fair for networking and exchange that focuses on the real estate markets in B and C locations, bringing together politics, economic development, real estate and the digital economy.


Reasons for doing business in Hamburg

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