Your event location in Essen – Celebrate your festivities as they come

There always is a reason to celebrate! No matter if it is an anniversary, birthday, baptism or other family celebration. We will take care of te professional framework to let you celebrate joyfully as well. Do you have a special wish? Let us make it come true for you to make your event a highlight!

Host your corporate event in Essen with us

The Welcome Hotel is your location in Essen for conferences, congresses, seminars and meetings of all kinds. Trade fair visitors in particular profit from our optimal location. For example, rent our conference rooms to discuss the last procedures in the team again before your trade fair visit or to prepare your trade fair appearance. All conference rooms are equipped with the latest technology and offer variable chair setups in addition to WiFi. To make your company event a complete success, our in-house event team will be your competent partners. We will gladly take care of organisation and catering for your business stay in Essen. Choose between different conference flat rates – we will make sure that your conference participants' physical needs are taken care of well.

Restaurant SunnySide

  • 84
  • 290,00 m²

Bar RedCorner

  • 40
  • 110,00 m²

Gartenterrasse Sunny

  • 45
  • 155,00 m²


Very brightly lit conference room with access to the terrace and the garden. Best for seminars for up to 17 people. The conference room Caroline can be darkened and the light can be dimmed. The break-room foyer is located right in front of the conference room. The conference rooms Caroline and Victoria can be combined for a larger business event.

  • 54,00 m²


Very brightly lit conference room on the ground floor with access to the terrace. Best for seminars for up to 15 people. The break-room foyer is located right in front of the room.

  • 44,00 m²

Caroline + Victoria

Very brightly lit, air-conditioned daylit conference room with access to the garden terrace. The break-room foyer with standing tables and is located in front of the room.

  • 116,00 m²

Your company event – ideas for a diverse framework program

An optimally coordinated framework program contributes to a successful corporate event. We have already collected some ideas for you to design your free time in Essen sensibly. Our special offers will let you strengthen team cohesion of your employees or introduce you to the Ruhr metropolis in Essen in more detail. We will gladly advise you about a suitable framework program.

A small selection of our framework events in Essen

Fackellauf Aktivitäten in den Welcome Hotels

Torch tours in winter

The evening after a conference can be used as well. In particular in winter and during the Christmas season, a moonlit torch tour is a good idea. We will gladly organise your night hike!

Athlethic Lanes

Ruhr Olympic Games

Are you knowledgeable about the Ruhr region? Our Olympic Games will let you have funny competitions based on common clichés until the "Super-Ruhrie" wins the coal prize. Perfectly crazy and exaggerated – just the right thing to do something different for a change!

  • Welcome by the judges
  • Qualification and team distribution
  • Parade into the stadium
  • Start of the Olympic Games
  • Evaluation of points
  • Prize awarding ceremony
  • Duration: 2–3 hours

Can be booked via simply out tours:

from 389 € per person
Radfahrer auf Radweg

Rallys in and around Essen

Explore the city by bike or on foot together with an informed city tour guide. Learn interesting things about history and the sights along the path during this tour. The goal is, among other things, to find the right solution sentence. This combines movement, variety, fresh air and a guided tour. The rally can be spiced up with team-building tasks on request.

  • Rally on foot above the Baldeneysee lake
  • Rally on foot and by ship along the Baldeneysee lake
  • Rally by bike around the Baldeneysee lake or on the Krupp history
  • Rally through the Nordsternpark in Gelsenkirchen
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours •

Can be booked via simply out tours:

from 289 € per person
Zeche Zollverein am Abend

Classical programs

Find the classics here: Guided tours of the city by bus or on foot. Alternatively, you can also experience active guided tours of the city and tours. Bicycle tours and sight-jogging (sightseeing at jogging speed) are the new trend!

  • UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Zeche Zollverein
  • Margarethenhöhe
  • ThyssenKrupp Quarter (former Krupp town incl. visit to the Krupp headquarters)
  • City-comprehensive tours through the entire Ruhr region
  • Individual tours (surcharge based on scope), e.g. themed tours that fit the conference theme
  • Duration: up to 2 hours

Can be booked via simply out tours:

from 139 € per Person
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  • Stefanie Hartenstern

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