STD Congress 2019 Meeting & Hospitality
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states. Berlin being thesecond most populous city proper in the European Union behind London and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union has a steadily growing population of approximately 3.7 million. The city is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate and around one-third of the city’s area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes.
Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media and science. Its economy is based on high-tech firms and the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, research facilities, media corporations and convention venues. Berlin serves as a continental hub for air and rail traffic and has a highly complex public transportation network. The metropolis is a popular tourist destination.Significant industries
also include IT, pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, clean tech, biotechnology, construction and electronics.