Venue & Accomodation

Dresden International Congress Center

Just a stone’s throw from the Old Town, exhibition centre and main railway station, yet idyllically situated on the banks of the Elbe, this conference hotel in the old Erlweinspeicher warehouse really is something special.

Maritim Hotel & Intern. CongressCenter Dresden
Event Service
Phone: + 49 (0) 351 216-1070
Fax: + 49 (0) 351 216-1000

Conference Dinner

Get ready for a memorable night on June 27 as we will set sail on the beautiful Elbe River aboard the majestic Motorship „August der Starke“. The evening will commence at 6:30 PM with boarding, followed by our departure at 7:00 PM for a scenic cruise from Dresden to Pillnitz and back.

Immerse yourself in an evening filled with engaging conversations, networking opportunities, and breathtaking views of the Dresden skyline. As we glide along the tranquil waters, you’ll experience the unique charm and historical beauty of the region, creating a perfect backdrop for an evening of networking and joint discussions.

Our journey will conclude with our return to Dresden at 10:00 PM, wrapping up an extraordinary evening.

Don’t miss this highlight of the ICSM 2024 Workshop – an opportunity to connect, unwind, and create lasting memories!


Dresden is a beautiful and vibrant city, and there are plenty of options for accommodation to suit all budgets and preferences. The city boasts a range of hotels, from luxurious five-star options to more affordable mid-range and budget hotels. Additionally, there are plenty of apartments, hostels, and guesthouses available for those who prefer self-catering or a more homely feel. Many of these accommodation options are located in or near the city center, which is perfect for conference attendees who want to be close to the event venue and the city’s many attractions. With so many options available, attendees of ICSM 2024 can easily find the perfect accommodation to suit their needs during their visit to Dresden.

Maritim Hotel Dresden

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Hotels in Dresden

Dresden offers a wide range of accommodation options and we are pleased to be able to offer them to you through the HRS hotel reservation system.

After booking, you will receive a booking confirmation from HRS. Payment is made directly at the hotel, although special accommodation rates may require full or pro-rata prepayment by credit card.
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Arrival: Traveling to Dresden

We’re excited to have you join us for this enriching event. As you plan your journey, here are some convenient airport options to consider when traveling to Dresden.

  1. Dresden Airport (DRS): For those seeking a direct route to the heart of the conference, Dresden Airport is your prime choice. Located merely 9 kilometers north of the city center, this airport offers both domestic and international flights, making it an excellent option for attendees arriving from various parts of the world. The airport is equipped with modern facilities, efficient transport connections, and easy access to taxis, buses, and car rentals, ensuring a smooth transition from the terminal to the vibrant city atmosphere.
  2. Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ): Situated approximately 160 kilometers west of Dresden, Leipzig/Halle Airport provides a broader range of flight options and might be particularly convenient for international travelers. With its extensive connections and well-organized transportation links, including direct train services to Dresden’s central station, attendees landing at Leipzig/Halle Airport can enjoy a seamless journey to the conference venue while experiencing the picturesque landscapes of the region.
  3. Prague Václav Havel Airport (PRG): Embarking on a slightly different adventure, attendees have the option of flying into Prague’s Václav Havel Airport, which stands around 150 kilometers southwest of Dresden. While Prague offers its own allure, the subsequent train ride to Dresden grants travelers the opportunity to savor the scenic beauty of the Czech and German countryside. The comfortable train journey enhances the overall experience, making it a journey to remember.
  4. Berlin Airports (BER): Berlin, one of Europe’s major aviation hubs, hosts BER Airport. Although slightly further away – approximately 200 kilometers from Dresden – these airport offers extensive international connections. The express train services from Berlin airport to Dresden ensure a hassle-free transition, allowing attendees to combine their conference experience with a taste of Berlin’s cosmopolitan charm.

Whichever airport you choose, Dresden’s accessibility and efficient transportation network guarantee a straightforward and enjoyable journey to the conference. We look forward to welcoming you to this remarkable gathering of minds!