Since 01.06.2009, the four regional development and business promotion organisations Bremer Investitions-Gesellschaft mbH (BIG), Bremen Marketing GmbH (BMG), HVG Hanseatische Veranstaltungs-GmbH and MGH Messe- und Ausstellungsgesellschaft Hansa GmbH have been operating together under the name of WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH (Bremen Economic Development). The new company offers services in the following fields: funding programmes, innovation consulting, real estate and properties, trade shows and events, settlement advice, support in obtaining EU and German federal assistance, contacts to networks, location marketing, and many other areas.
On the occasion of the WFB launch, Andreas Heyer has taken up his new position as Executive Chairman. "We want to pool all the experience of the previous organisations in the new company and support Bremen's development as a successful business, trade fair and event location in a combined effort," as Heyer explains the merger. The WFB embraces the business fields of economic development, location marketing, trade shows and events, and commercial services. In the field of economic development and business promotion, the core concerns of the new entity remain the provision of service to businesses, the promotion of innovation, estate development and engineering, and real estate.
A detailed overview of the services offered by the WFB along with relevant contacts is provided by a new Internet presentation. It can be accessed as of immediately at www.wfb-bremen.de.