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

Landstromversorgung am Containerterminal Hamburg

Onshore power now available for container ships in Hamburg

Suppy of renewable energy for cruise and cargo ships - pioneering role for Port of Hamburg
Gründerinnen von HandsOn!, Finalist Female StartAperitivo 2024

HandsOn! in national final of Female StartAperitivo 2024

Hamburg-based start-up stirring up women's enthusiasm for skilled trades - final on June, 6 2024
Fernwärmenetz Hamburg

Hamburg expanding district heating capacity

New heat storage facility at Georgswerder Damm to supply 20,000 households
Recycling und Kreislaufwirtschaft

Online event series to shed light on circular economy

Stakeholders in science, research and industry to come together on June 4, 2024
Open Mouth Festival 2023

Hamburg gearing up for "Open Mouth" in September

Food festival spans spectrum from field to plate - focus on innovation and sustainability
Young Makers Hamburg: Junge Leute

Young Makers Hamburg strengthens entrepreneurial spirit among pupils

Förderung unternehmerischer Bildung bei jungen Menschen

OECD-Empfehlungen für mehr Nachhaltigkeit in Metropolregion Hamburg

Hamburg Metropolitan Region puts OECD's recommendations into effect

Key steps towards greater sustainability and innovation ahead
Fachkräftemangel in der Filmbranche

Hamburg countering skills shortage in film industry

Apply now for "Get On Set" scheme - deadline for applications on June 17, 2024
Strahlenbiologische Forschung am UKE

EUR 1.2 million for radiobiological research at UKE

German Ministry of Education funds project on childhood brain tumours

Elbphilharmonie announces 2024/25 concert season

Music lovers can look forward to classical music, jazz and new music from September 5

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


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?


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 - 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.


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.



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.



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.



13. German Logistics Property Congress

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 12 – 13 June 2024

At the 13th Annual German Logistics Congress in Frankfurt, leading experts from the industry will present solutions in all relevant areas and showcase ecologically significant projects.



Real Estate Arena 2024

Hanover, Germany, 5 – 6 June 2024

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.



Industry Dialogue Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany, 27 April 2024

As part of the Long Night of Museums, a festival will be held in the courtyard of the Museum der Arbeit.Visitors are given the opportunity to find out about Hamburg's industry and to get active themselves. The focus is on a festive atmosphere with music, food and drink and various opportunities to join in.


Reasons for doing business in Hamburg

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