Berlin GRAND SLAM | 6 - 11 August 2013
Located in northeastern Germany on the River Spree, it is the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, which has about 4½ million residents from over 180 nations. Due to its location in the European Plain, Berlin is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes.
Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. Its economy is primarily based on the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, media corporations, and convention venues. Berlin also serves as a continental hub for air and rail transport and is a popular tourist destination.
Berlin is home to renowned universities, research institutes, orchestras, museums, and celebrities and is host to many sporting events. Its urban setting and historical legacy have made it a popular location for international film productions. The city is well known for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, public transportation networks, and a high quality of living.
Waldbühne Berlin, Glockenturmstr. 1, D-14053 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 (172) 3277422 (from 1st Aug. 2013)
Contact person: Mr Siegbert BRUTSCHIN
Mobile: +49 (172) 3277422
Closest airport: Berlin-Tegel/Berlin-Schönefeld
Distance from airport to venue: 14km (15 mins) / 31.2km (26 mins)
Transport for the airport to the venue: There will be a shuttle for the main draw teams from the airport to the main draw hotel, any other people have to pay the fee of 10 EUR (the transport is only to the main draw hotel, there will be no other shuttle service to other hotels)