17. Wiener Kongress 2020 Haus der Industrie

A congress with global standards at the heart of Europe – Drawing on Vienna’s long tradition as a location for high-profile international conferences. Prominent figures come together to discuss Europe’s key economic challenges and prospects. The Vienna Congress com·sult represents a network of highly respected leaders and decision makers, and as one of the most renowned international economic congresses, it has become a fixture within the region.

Top international speakers have transformed the Vienna congress com·sult into a highlight within Europe and made it the most important economic congress in Austria.

Its guests have included many well-known personalities as, Nobel Prize Laureates Mohamed ElBaradei, Jerome Isaac Friedman, President F.W. De Klerk, Stefan Hell, Sir Tim Hunt, Eric Kandel, Jean-Marie Lehn, President Shimon Peres, Dan Shechtman, President Lech Walesa, Kurt Wüthrich, Ada Yonath and Rolf Zinkernagel or outstanding personalities as H.S.H. Hans Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, President Atifete Jahjaga and President Václav Klaus, Buzz Aldrin, Martin Eberhard, Michael Eisner, Francis Ford Coppola, Steve Forbes, Bill Gates, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Emese Hunyady, Eva Kondorosi, Moritz Leuenberger, Tzipi Livni, Mario Monti, Mark Spitz, Susan Trumbore, Jimmy Wales, Jack Welch and many more …

The Vienna Congress com·sult offers a platform for communication between high-profile managers, politicians, media specialists and consultants. The crème de la crème of Austria’s business community and political arena come together to exchange expert opinions with international star guests in panel discussions, workshops, fireside chats, private roundtables and one-on-one sessions.

Each year, upward to 1,600 decision makers and top managers from Austria and around the world meet in Vienna for the Vienna Congress com·sult, which has become a highly attractive “calling card” for Vienna as a location. The congress actively promotes the successful location policy of the city and the country as a whole.

Vienna Congress com·sult’s target group

  • Top managers and decision makers: CEOs, managing directors, entrepreneurs
  • Opinion leaders from the business world, the political arena and the media
  • Mid-level managers
  • High-potential employees and future managers
  • Consultants from the fields of management, IT, HR and corporate finance consulting as well as corporate law firms, marketing and PR


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Ärztekammer für Wien
Wirtschaftskammer Wien
Vienna Airport