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dbb forum berlin


Green Meetings - environmentally friendly events in the vibrant heart of Berlin! Centrally located at the famous Friedrichstrasse the dbb forum berlin is recognised as climate-friendly venue by the climate protection organisation atmosfair. We offer eleven event rooms flooded with daylight and flexible in use with a total of 1,300 sqm for your conference, meeting or workshop. The heart of the venue is the hall Atrium with its sweeping glass facade and state-of-the-art av-equipment. The adjacent Lichthof with its unique suspended glass roof offers an ideal setting for your gala event.

Commitment to sustainability

We understand sustainability as a dynamic and open-ended process that is subject to constant self-control and optimization. Transparency, honesty and lived quality standards as well as trust and appreciation in mutual action are the cornerstones of our entrepreneurial activity. On the basis of these sustainable values, we will continue to develop ecologically, economically and in our responsibility for society. Find out more at

Safety & hygiene instructions

Hygiene and safety are nothing new at dbb forum berlin and have always had top priority. Our measures and guidelines are regularly checked and adapted to the existing framework conditions. At you will find current information on our protection and hygiene concept. In addition we offer individual solutions, the technical infrastructure and professional support for digital conferences, meetings and conferences.

Conference rooms

  • max. room dimension up to 675m²
  • 11 Event spaces total
  • max. room height up to 5.5m
  • Exhibition space from 100 to 675m²
  • suitable for up to 600 participants
Name 360° Room area Room height Welcome reception Banquet Classroom Arrange seating in rows
Atrium n.a. n.a. 285m² 5.5m 250 160 128 250
Atrium+Lichthof n.a. n.a. 675m² 5.5m 600 320 354 504
Atrium II n.a. n.a. 65m² 3m 80 30 24 50
Atrium III n.a. n.a. 120m² 3m 100 50 54 96
Atrium IV n.a. n.a. 60m² 3m n.a. n.a. 24 40
Atrium III+IV n.a. n.a. 180m² 3m 150 90 88 150
Köpenick n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Kreuzberg n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Friedrichshain n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70
Charlottenburg n.a. n.a. 88m² 2.5m 70 n.a. 40 70

Equipment in event spaces

  • Accessible
  • Air conditioned
  • Audio system
  • Business center
  • Fixed stage
  • Full darkness
  • In-house technical personnel
  • Natural light
  • Projection technology
  • WiFi in event spaces

Sustainability performance

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Governance - Integrating a sustainability strategy
  • Governance - Implementing sustainability goals
  • Governance - Sustainable business development management
  • Compliance - Observing laws and guidelines
  • Compliance – Integrating a code of conduct
  • Compliance - Active incident management for breaches of compliance
  • Data Privacy – Ensuring data management meets the statutory requirements
  • Corporate culture – Communicating the sustainability vision statement
  • Risk analysis - Structured risk management
  • Shareholders - Transparent information on shareholder structure and participations

Optional criteria

  • Transparency - Public sustainability reporting

Environment High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Energy – Use of renewable energies
  • Carbon emissions – Auditing carbon footprint
  • Carbon footprint - Travel management system to cut carbon emissions
  • Carbon footprint - Mobility management strategies to reduce carbon emissions
  • Energy – Managing energy saving and efficiency
  • Emissions and environmental pollution control - Avoidance of noise, light, etc.
  • Waste – Systematic waste avoidance, sorting, and recycling
  • Environmental management – Environmental management system in place
  • Environmental management – Increasing energy efficiency of facilities
  • Environmental management – Safe treatment of hazardous materials
  • Environmental management – Reducing water consumption
  • Environmental management – Eco-friendly furnishings for premises and locations
  • Environmental management – Using eco-friendly consumables

Optional criteria

  • Environmental management – Putting green office strategies into place
  • Environmental costs – Carbon offset for projects and business activities

Society Leader

Obligation criteria

  • Employee satisfaction – Promoting employee loyalty and motivation
  • Work-life balance - Flexible working time models and CSR catalogue
  • Occupational health and safety measures - Safeguarding productivity
  • HR strategy – Supporting staff development and training
  • HR plan – Strategic HR management
  • HR strategy – Appraisal interviews and incentive system in place
  • HR strategy – Incentive system integrating aspects of sustainability
  • Diversity - Management of diversity and equal opportunities
  • Diversity - Ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
  • Diversity - Integrating not-for-profit organisations
  • Training and further training – Promoting professional and personal development
  • Training and further training – Developing skills in sustainability
  • Mitbestimmung - Einbezug der Arbeitnehmer
  • Dialogue - Involving stakeholders groups
  • Accessibility – facilitating participation

Optional criteria

  • Suggestion scheme – Strengthening sustainable processes
  • Social commitment - Regulating donations and sponsoring
  • Social commitment - Supporting company volunteer programmes

Business High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Quality – Introducing structured quality management
  • Quality – Establishing a structured complaints management procedure
  • Quality – Regular dialogue with stakeholders to improve quality
  • Risks – Established risk analysis of products and projects
  • Innovation – Expanding the sustainable service portfolio
  • Innovation – Sustainable product and innovation management
  • Security – Establishing a user safety process
  • Performance - Nachhaltige wirtschaftliche Leistung
  • Budget discipline – Structured bid and invoicing management
  • Remuneration policy – Equitable remuneration structure
  • Rating & Reputation - Positives Management von Reputation

Optional criteria

  • Suppliers – Aligning the supply chain along sustainable lines
  • Suppliers – Monitoring sustainability criteria in the supply chain
  • Resources – Efficient purchasing of sustainable products and services
  • Financing – Ecological and ethical financial participation
  • Memberships – Transparent information on association memberships

Sustainable Partner

Certified since 2020

Audits year-on-year

2021 +7%
2020 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2021 +3%
2020 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2021 +5%
2020 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2021 +6%
2020 ±0%

Overall performance

High Performer
MICE Summit 2020 im WECC
visitBerlin, Foto: Mike Auerbach

Contact us

The visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office

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Location & Connection

dbb forum berlin
Friedrichstraße 169,  D-10117 Berlin,  Mitte