Practical Info

Venue: Fed. of Austrian Industries

After 2009 and 2010, the Federation of Austrian Industries is again hosting the Drucker Forum in its historical building located in the city center!

  • Right in Vienna city center with its hotels, restaurants, bars, cultural institutions and shopping areas

  • Around the corner of MGallery am Konzerthaus hotel and a few minutes’ walk away from Lindner Hotel (Forum preferred hotels, to be booked during online registration)

  • Easily reachable: CAT train,
    (lines U1, U2 and U4 Karlsplatz),
    bus (4A Akademietheater),
    tram (line D Gusshausstrasse. and line 71 Am Heumarkt).

    See below for more details about transport.

Address: Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Vienna

Gala Dinner - Odeon Theatre

This year, the prestigious Gala dinner organized during the 5th Global Drucker Forum will take place at Odeon Theatre on Thursday 14th November 2013 at 20.00 – 23.30.

Again it promises to be an unforgettable evening with a fine dining experience and international networking!

Dresscode: cocktail attire, black tie, tuxedo

You can book your seat (incl. partner) when registering to the Forum.
Click here to register

Shuttles will be organised for hotel residents, from/to MGallery and Lindner.
Public transport:
Metro U2 Taborstrasse or U1/U4 Schwedenplatz
Tram 2 Gredlerstrasse

Address: Taborstrasse 10 - 1020 Vienna


Two hotels have been selected as the preferred hotels to enhance networking among Forum participants. Both offer many amenities and are located within walking distance of the venue; the MGallery am Konzerthaus is around the corner, and Lindner hotel is a few minutes’ walk.

The negotiated rates below are quoted in EUR, per night, per single/double room, and include city tax, Austrian VAT and breakfast.

Rooms are available between November 12th and November 16th and need to be booked online when registering to the event (credit card details need to be given as a guarantee, rules and conditions need to be approved).
Click here to register.


For more information or other booking dates,
do not hesitate to contact the
Drucker Forum Secretariat:

MGallery am Konzerthaus ****

This extravagant Viennese hotel is ideally located for discovering the city's artistic, musical and architectural treasures. The Hotel am Konzerthaus welcomes its guests in an elegant Art-Nouveau ambiance and enchants them with its many works of art and sketches by influential Viennese artists. Each room of this hotel has been given a touch of Gustav Klimt, with consideration for modern comforts and top-class facilities. Hotel guests will take a voyage into the world of art, and on the way you can stop off at the bar which pays homage to the Orient Express. Make sure you don't miss out on the culinary delights and finest specialties created by the chef.

Address: Heumarkt 35-37 – 1030 Vienna
Distance: across the street
Rates: 127€ single / 145€ double (incl. breakfast)

Lindner am Belvedere ****

Surrounded by Imperial greenery at an attractive city-centre location, the Lindner Hotel Am Belvedere has a modern-style Viennese ambiance. An experience guaranteed to charm holiday-makers and business people alike. The view of the famous Belvedere Castle with its breathtakingly beautiful park and the Botanical Garden illustrate that inimitable combination of Baroque culture and nature that has always been the hallmark of Vienna.


Address: Rennweg 12 – 1030 Vienna
Distance: 700m., 9 min. walking from venue
Rates: 139€ single / 180€ double
(incl. breakfast)

Vienna/Tourism Office

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- Sightseeing
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Book your flights to the 5th Global Drucker Forum 2013 online at and save 15 % on all applicable fares!

To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher/Gutschein field on the Austrian homepage booking-engine:
Code: GDFO13 (“O”: letter)


  • Vienna International Airport VIE (Schwechat)
  • Booking period: now until November 16th, 2013
  • Valid for flights to Vienna and return as of November 6th until November 23rd, 2013 (final date for return flight) on OS operated flights.


With Austrian Airlines you can fly non-stop to the Austrian capital several times a day.

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Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) offer a well developed railway network and modern trains that carry you to Vienna in safety and comfort. Vienna can also be easily reached by train from further afield.

Quickly find your train to Vienna:

Transportation/in Vienna

From Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the city center:
Take the comfortable City Airport Train CAT to the city center in 16 minutes (+/- EUR 11). Terminal Landstrasse, Wien Mitte.

You can also take an official taxi at the airport, that will drive you directly to the center within +/- 30 minutes (+/- EUR 40).

From the airport to:

  • House of Industry IV (venue): Take the CAT to Wien Mitte. Walk on Wiener Strasse/Am Heumarkt for 15 minutes (1,1 km). Or take the underground line direction Hütteldorf – stop at Karlsplatz (2 stops), then walk for 550m on Karlsplatz (direction Schwarzenbergplatz).

  • MGallery am Konzerthaus Hotel: see above (around the corner)

  • Lindner Hotel: At the airport, take the train S-Bahn S7 to Floridsdorf, stop at Rennweg (+/- 30 min), then walk for 400m on Rennweg.

in Vienna/Underground

Weather and Clothing


Vienna has a mild continental climate and is generally cold in November when the first snowfall of the year can be expected. Temperature in November is between 8 and 4 degrees Celsius.


We advise you to bring warm and windproof clothing to discover this beautiful city!

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Credit Cards and Currency


All major credit cards (VISA, American Express and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants.


It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification.


The Euro (€) is the official currency of Austria.

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Electricity Supply


Electricity supply is 220 volts/50Hz throughout Austria with "European" 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilize 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland electrical equipment will need a plug adapter to fit Austrian sockets.


Americans and Canadians with 110V equipment will need a plug adapter and a transformer to step up the voltage to 220 volts. These can be bought at any hardware store.

Passport and Visa Information

An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. Other nationalities may require a visa* or a passport valid for a determinate period to enter the European Union. For specific information, please contact the Austrian Embassy of your country at least six weeks prior to your departure.

*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.



00 43 is the International Country Code for Austria
when dialing from abroad.

Local Time

Time zone (from October 30th) is
Central European Time CET, i.e. UTC/GMT +1 hour



The language in Austria is German but most
people speak fluent English.