- 28. April 2020
- Personal Affairs
New Director Guest Events at Hamburg Messe und CongressMichael Wiedekamp joined Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC) as new Director Guest Events on 1 April 2020. He took over from Anja Ehrke who left HMC after 19 years at her own request to pursue new professional opportunities.
In his previous position, Michael Wiedekamp, who is a hotel management expert, was Events Manager at the restaurant and brewery ‘Schanzenhöfe - Altes Mädchen’, which is located just a few metres away from the Hamburg Messe exhibition site. From 2007 until 2014 he held various sales positions, including Director of Convention Sales, at Privathotel Lindtner Hamburg. He then switched to Scandic Hamburg Emporio where he last worked as Head of Group & Convention Sales. At Hamburg Messe und Congress, Michael Wiedekamp (40) will be responsible for 30 to 40 guest events per year.
“In Michael Wiedekamp, Hamburg Messe und Congress has been able to recruit a proven expert in the field of event management and sales,” said Bernd Aufderheide, CEO and President of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH. “For him this is a start in difficult times. I wish him all the best for a successful career at HMC and am looking forward to working with him.”