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With a population of about 5.5 million, the FrankfurtRheinMain Region is the second largest economic area in Germany. The region encompasses parts of three federal states and is one of the most dynamic and best performing economic regions in Europe. And yet FrankfurtRheinMain is so much more than just a successful business centre. The region is home to world-famous museums, well-known orchestras, and a lively theater, art, and cultural scene. In addition, a diverse array of recreation and leisure activities are right at your doorstep. Relax in one of the numerous spa and wellness resorts or with a day on the golf course in Taunus, Spessart or Odenwald. Explore the region’s natural beauty with a hike or bike tour through the vineyards in the Rheingau, Bergstraße, Franken or Rheinhessen. The Frankfurt Rhein Main region certainly offers enough to quench any thirst for cultural and recreational activities.
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Two million people visit the Museum Embankment Festival every year in the banking city of Frankfurt. The event is now taking place again from August 25th to 27th. It’s counted among the largest and most spectacular art and culture festivals in Europe: the Museum Embankment Festival (Museumsuferfest) in the heart of Frankfurt. It’s therefore no […]
Frankfurt has a lot to offer: in addition to the culinary delights of Apfelwein and Handkäse, it can also boast the only skyline in Germany that can stand up to international comparison. And the city continues to grow tall. The city on the River Main is getting ready for growth in the wake of the […]
Frankfurt am Main will be the future EU location of the finance companies Mizuho Securities, Daiwa Securities, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Nomura. But why are foreign banks deciding in favour of Frankfurt? And what are the chances and challenges presented by moving? Here’s an interview with Dr. Oliver Wagner, Managing Director of the Association […]
On July 9th, 2017 the financial metropolis Frankfurt am Main is once again host to the long-distance Ironman European Championships. Around 3,000 triathletes take part in the Ironman Frankfurt race every year. What that means for all participants is 3.8 kilometres of swimming, 180 kilometres of cycling, and then nothing less than a marathon run. […]
On June 13, 2017, we were off again. More than 63,000 runners from 2,419 companies have been at the start in Frankfurt am Main for the 25th J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. As they do every year, salaried employees from companies of various industries have taken part. As befits an international financial centre, banks, asset managers […]
It is well-known that companies often own representative art collections. But, they rarely are open to public. The two-day event called Kunst privat! Hessian companies show their art, on the 24th and 25th of June 2017, is going to change that. The companies open their doors for tours through their collections. Frankfurt Main Finance members […]
Since 1993, the Financial Centre Frankfurt has been a host city for the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, a 5.6 kilometer run through the city centre. The first year 527 participants from 57 companies took to the streets and began a great tradition in the Main Metropolis. In 2016, 68,119 runners from more than 2600 companies […]
For a little over two years, the Bundesbank’s Money Museum has been closed to visitors. Following extensive renovation and expansion, it has now reopened. At a ceremony on 16 December 2016, invited guests were able to view first-hand the completely redesigned – and now considerably larger – exhibition. The Money Museum opened its doors to […]
On Sunday, October 30, 2016, runners from 104 countries tested their endurance in the 35th Frankfurt Marathon. Behind the Germans, the French and British, with 589 and 360 runners respectively, made up the largest participant groups. In addition, runners from Belarus, India, Madagascar and even one from Greenland were drawn to the marathon in the […]
Each year, the ECB’s EUROPEAN CULTURAL DAYS showcase the rich culture of one of the EU’s member states. The events, hosted by the ECB and the national bank of the featured country, are always a cultural highlight for the Frankfurt Rhine-Main region. This year, between 17 October and 1 December, the ECB and the Deutsche […]