WKÖ – Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
The WKÖ is conveniently located in the heart of the city, making it easy for local and international attendees to reach. Located near major transportation hubs, hotels and popular attractions, our venue provides a convenient and lively setting for your conference.
The conference is located at Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Transportation: The venue is only a 10-minute walk from Vienna’s main train station. It is also easily accessible by subway, bus and other public transport.
Attention: Due to access and visitor regulations at the WKÖ, an access QR code will be sent to you automatically by e-mail in due time.
WKÖ – Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
The WKÖ represents the interests of Austrian companies. The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber represents more than 540,000 member companies. The WKÖ is committed to forward-looking policies which benefit the economy e.g. tax relief, cutting red tape, and subsidies.
The Austrian Federal Ecnomic Chamber is a modern service provider and offer fast expert advice on topics from labour laws to customs information.
Through educational facilities – WIFI, universities of applied sciences – the WKÖ contributes to improving the competitive ability of domestic companies.
The Metaltechnology Industry is Austria´s strongest branch. Over 1,200 companies from mechanical engineering, plant engineering, steel construction, metalware production and foundry industries, form the backbone of domestic industry. The export-oriented sector is medium-sized, consists of more than 85% of family businesses and accounts for a quarter of all Austrian exports. Many companies are world market leaders and “hidden champions”.
The Metaltechnology Industry directly employs more than 137.000 people, indirectly securing 300.000 jobs in Austria. In 2022, it generated a production value of almost 50 billion Euros.
The primary objective of Metaltechnology Austria is to participate in shaping the relevant legal and economic framework conditions in order to ensure the successful continuation of companies in international competition.
Metaltechnology Austria, the merger of the former Association of Machinery and Metalware Industries and Association of the Foundry Industry, is one of Austria’s largest business and employers’ associations and is an independent organization within the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.