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Event Gamification-How to Enhance Your Event Playfully

Looking for ideas on how to engage efficiently with participants and reach them on a deeper emotional level at your next event? Gamification formats hold the promise of maximum attention in a business context while delivering the kind of entertaining user-generated content that leaves people coming back for more. This is how you can bring your event to life through interactive games.

Gamification use cases

ICCA Workshop 2024-Business speed dating with the polySTAGE

The Austria Center Vienna hosted the 2024 ICCA Client Supplier European Venue Workshop. An event that brought together the who’s who from Europe’s conference venues and congress organisation companies. Right in the heart of it all: the polySTAGE, providing the backdrop for innovative business speed dating in the entrance hall.

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Mann und Frau sitzen an einem Tisch mit einem Laptop und unterhalten sich

Austrian Tourism Day 2024-An interactive journey into the future of tourism

"Roadmap to the future – let's shape tourism together" was the tagline for the 2024 Austrian Tourism Day. Interactive sessions featuring inspiring start-ups offered insights into the tourism industry of tomorrow. Compelling keynotes, including a talk from Stefan Sagmeister, took the 700 attendees on a spellbinding journey into the future.

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Eine Geigerin steht auf der Buehne der polySTAGE vor Publikum

-Vienna – Europe’s night train capital

More and more travellers are choosing rail travel for their business and leisure travel needs. Night trains are an eco-friendly, convenient and quick way to travel around Europe. In total, Vienna offers direct train connections to 16 major European cities.

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Bild: roter Zug faehrt durch Landschaft, im Hintergrund ein See und Wald

-Destination Vienna in the world rankings

Located in the heart of Europe, Vienna – the world’s most liveable city – is a popular year-round travel destination. The Austrian capital also regularly tops the rankings as a meeting destination. It is a place where tradition and modernity come together in the most charming way.

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Riesenrad im Wiener Prater in Sonnenuntergangsstimmung.

ECR 2024-Artificial intelligence as a congress experience at ECR

This year's Radiology Congress not only focused on AI when it came to content. Co-hosted by robot Ameca and featuring plenty of other surprising highlights, the ECR set a new benchmark for the congress experience of tomorrow for its 19,000 visitors.

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Foto: Roboterkopf blickt auf Menschen herunter

Christmas party 2023-Accenture celebrates in the digital winter wonderland

There’s much more to a successful Christmas party than just a location with decorations, nice food and a band. Aesthetics play a big role too. The polySTAGE is the centrepiece of an entertaining and surprising concept that casts a spell on visitors. And transforms our entrance hall into a Christmas hotspot brimming with surprises.

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Foto: Mann von hinten, der gerade Menschen vor einem beleuchteten Hintergrund fotografiert

EANM 2023-Experience factor defines international medical congress

The 36th Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) has a multifaceted, experiential world in store for its approx. 5,000 or so participants: from Viennese coffeehouse charm to innovative LED installations and even a boxing ring for razor-witted debates. The congress setting puts entertainment and the element of surprise front and centre.

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Foto: hell beleuchteter Podiumsdiskussions-Bereich mit einigen Panel-Teilnehmern vor einem Publikum

AniNite 2023 - Austria´s Anime Convention-Enthusiastic fans celebrate their idols

Austria's largest convention for fans of Japanese youth and popular culture transformed the Austria Center Vienna into a dazzling multiverse. The aficionados were treated to a packed programme that set cosplayers' pulses racing.

Explore the anime realm
Foto: Verkaufsstand mit Frau und Manga-Kunst

Diversity and inclusion-Geosciences congress focuses on inclusion

EGU 2023 sents out a high-profile signal about inclusion for all participants, regardless of race and background, cultural affiliation or gender identity.

All about the EGU congress
Foto: Menschen vor einem Eingang mit Schriftzug "EGU General Assembly Welcome"

Temenos TCF 2023 - creative event settings-A really impressive setup

Man walking along a promenade. Screens and screens are visible. Various people talking to each other, waving, a man blowing a beach ball. A man speaks in a hall with yellow carpet and many people to the viewer. People in decorated rooms are seen. A man is being interviewed.

destination vienna-Staging your brand

Create an exclusive aesthetic using state-of-the-art technology. The way to anchor your brand in the minds of your participants.

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Die Eingangshalle des Austria Center Vienna mit bunt beleuchteter polySTAGE LED-Installation und gelben Teppich.

ESPGHAN 2023 Highlights -This is how our participants see our venue

Shots of a city from above, people at an event, audience in a hall, speakers on a stage.

ECR 2023-Events that go one step further

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is setting new standards: eye-catching digital displays for branding, an impressive conference set-up, and a magnificent golden focal point. Certified as a green event.

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