Economic Development Council of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Perfectly networked in northern Germany

Cooperation between economic development organizations in northern Germany has a long tradition.

In order to coordinate the joint activities of each individual economic development agency in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region, particularly in cluster management and location marketing, they came together in 2006 to form the Economic Development Council of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

The council currently includes a representative from the economic development agencies of the districts and independent cities of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region as well as a representative each from the state of Lower Saxony, Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig-Holstein GmbH (WTSH), Invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Hamburg Invest and Süderelbe AG.

Hamburg Metropolitan Region at a glance

Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Spokesman of the Economic Development Council

The spokesperson for the Economic Development Council is Ulf Hahn (Managing Director of Wirtschafts- und Aufbaugesellschaft Stormarn mbH).

Members of the Economic Development Council

Marc-Mario Bertermann
Managing Director
EGNO - Entwicklungsgesellschaft Norderstedt mbH

Michaela Bierschwall
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft im Kreis Herzogtum Lauenburg mbH

Mario Leupold
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH für Stadt und Landkreis Lüneburg

Jens Geissmann-Fuchs
Wirtschaftsförderung Uelzen aktiv

Dirk Gerdes
Managing Director
KWL GmbH Wirtschaftsförderung LÜBECK GmbH

Dr. Hinrich Habeck
Managing Director
WTSH - Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig-Holstein GmbH

Ulf Hahn
Managing Director
Wirtschafts- und Aufbaugesellschaft Stormarn mbH

Kathrin Hoffmann
Landeshauptstadt Schwerin
Department of Economics, Construction and Public Order

Martina Hummel-Manzau
Managing Director
Entwicklungsgesellschaft Westholstein mbH

Clemens Herrmann
Gewerbeflächen & Immobilienservice
Wirtschaftsentwicklungsgesellschaft des Kreises Segeberg mbH

Martin Kopp
Managing Director
Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg

Dr. Olaf Krüger
Executive Board
Wachstumsinitiative Süderelbe AG

Iris Meyer
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsagentur Neumünster GmbH

Jens Meyer
Managing Director
Entwicklungsgesellschaft Ostholstein mbH EGOH

Lars Bobzien
Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Transport and Digitalisation

Matthias Reichert
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsförderung Landkreis Stade GmbH

Dr. Christian Rogge
Regional cooperations
Location marketing
Agency for Economic Development Cuxhaven

Dr. Harald Schroers
Managing Director
WEP Wirtschaftsförderungs- und Entwicklungs GmbH Kreis Pinneberg

Berit Steinberg
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Südwestmecklenburg mbH

Dr. Rolf Strittmatter
Managing Director
HIW Hamburg Invest Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH

Thomas Einsfelder
Managing Director
Invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH

Anke von Fintel
Office of Economic Development
Landkreis Heidekreis

Gesa Weiss
Head of Economic Development Landkreis Rotenburg (Wümme)

Jens Wrede
Managing Director
Wirtschaftsförderung im Landkreis Harburg GmbH (WLH)

Simon-Daniel Schermuly
Wirtschaftsförderung Lüchow-Dannenberg

News from Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Ideas for grandchild-friendly farming

Sustainable agriculture and food industry in biosphere regions
Hamburg Metropolitan Region

foodactive shaping future of food

SERIES (6): Novel food, AI or robotics - Hamburg's food network brings stakeholders together

Embraer-X joins forces with Sustainable Aero Lab

Hamburg's aviation scheme for start-ups and Brazilian aircraft incubator pursuing goal of sustainable flying
Hamburg Metropolitan Region

"InnoQuarter Itzehoe" brand launches to market flourishing region

Itzehoe offering success stories for companies in microtechnologies, battery storage, renewable energies

Reverb by Hard Rock flak tower hotel gearing up for opening

Mix of hospitality, music, history and sustainability behind hotel's concept

Scaleup Landing Pad Hamburg launches new application round

Hamburg Invest backing up-and-coming, global greentech scale-ups settling in Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Hamburg Airport ranks top 25 holiday destinations in 2023

North Germans flew to some 400 destinations last year - city breaks in Europe and Asia remain popular

EUR 2.1 million for cancer research at UKE

German Cancer Aid lends its support to nanobody-based tumor therapy. UKE and UKB Bonn planning centre to develop medication

Joint managing directors for Hamburg Messe

HMC's joint CEOs Heiko Stutzinger and Uwe Fischer tell Hamburg News about importance of trade fairs

Get in touch

If you have any questions, please contact the representative of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region Economic Development Council.

Your Contact person

Martina Beutler

Consultant Economic Development Council
Hamburg Marketing GmbH

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