Austrian Congress Award for Tirolean Visionaries
The managing director of Congress Centrum Alpbach, Georg Hechenblaikner, has been awarded with the prestigious Austrian Congress Award 2017 for his visionary initiatives.
Austrian Convention Bureau (ACB) awarded this year’s Austrian Congress Award to Georg Hechenblaikner during Convention4u, the annual trade meeting for the congress and conference industry. He was honoured in particular for his extraordinary commitment and leading role in hosting Green Meetings.
“Georg has played a formative role in the establishment and design of sustainable conferencing throughout Austria with Congress Centrum Alpbach, a founding member of Convention Bureau Tirol. “Nestled in the midst of a Tirolean mountain village, Congress Centrum Alpbach enjoys a unique and international reputation as a congress centre of excellence”, said Veronika Handl, Head of the Convention Bureau Tirol. “He has always been, and continues to be devoted to developing the range of services and putting Alpbach on the map as a Green Meeting congress destination - a whole valley endorses this vision”.
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