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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 in 1983. 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.

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