Facts, Data, Numbers

Information about our company

Personal service, perfect event technology and experts with responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit – these have been our particular strengths since the company was founded more than 35 years ago. Get an overview of the most important information and facts about our company here.

Gahrens+Battermann at a glance

Years experience

The key facts:

  • Foundation:
    Founded in 1983 by Kurt-Werner Gahrens and Jürgen Battermann, we are now one of the most successful event service providers in Germany
  • Headquarters:
    Our main location is in Bergisch Gladbach – Refrath, on the eastern outskirts of Cologne in the beautiful Bergisches Land.
  • Locations:
    At our eight locations, we are Germany-wide with our highly qualified staff for your unique events for you the right partner.
  • Managing Director:
    Dr. Norbert Gahrens, Jörg Hendrichs, Carsten Zwerg
  • Core competencies:
    Full service offering for software solutions, digital and hybrid events, content creation as well as rental of high-end technology in the areas of video, audio, lighting and IT.
  • Staff:
    With up to 230 employees, we work every day to create unique and unforgettable events for our clients.
  • Training:
    The future is our program. Therefore, we are committed to training. Currently, 80 apprentices are learning different professions in our company.
  • G+B Academy:
    Together with the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the G+B Academy was founded in 2006. There, in particular masters of event technology are trained in a practical manner.