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On tour with the mobile disco in the 1980s - today a multi-entrepreneur in the event industry

Spotlights, loudspeakers, a handful of cables and creativity. It didn't take much more for two guys to lay the foundations for their group of companies with event technology for trade fairs and events (yes, a real garage story!). It all started with a mobile disco - we're talking about the mid-1980s. Tom Koperek and his friend, now his long-standing business partner Sven Robusch, used it to create an atmosphere in and around the Ruhr area after school. It was worth it: "For us at just 18 years old, we were already earning quite well," says Koperek. It gave them such a boost that they decided to train as lighting and stage technicians and go on tour with theater and show productions.
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Local patriot through and through: Gerald Pott leads the Grand Hall team

Every now and then, joggers or walkers pass by, but you can't say there's much going on when you're standing in Gerald Pott's office by the floor-to-ceiling window. The Managing Director of the Grand Hall Zollverein loves this view. Especially the one in the background. The dominant coke oven battery skyline of the coking plant.
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Simply letting go is particularly good for organizers!

Supermarket of the Year celebrated for the fourth time in the Grand Hall A major meeting of the retail and industry sectors took place yesterday in the Zollverein Grand Hall. Lebensmittel Praxis magazine chose no less than the Supermarket of the Year at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in front of around 500 guests - for the fourth time in a row, by the way! "Here we know that everything is running smoothly and that we as organizers can simply let go," says Wolfgang Seger, Project Manager and Member of the Management Board at Lebensmittel Praxis. This is particularly good after extensive internal preparations such as the application phase and the nomination.
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Thrown in at the deep end with pleasure: Laurence Böcker immediately feels at home in the Grand Hall team

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Innovative solutions, products and services in the service industry: annual KVD Service Congress once again invites members to the Grand Hall

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If you want to organize events, trade fairs and congresses successfully, everything has to be just right!

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Familiar with event management from the ground up:

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She prefers to turn the really big wheels: event specialist feels at home in special industrial settings

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Rarely seen at his desk: Daniel Kölle, the technical manager of the Grand Hall.

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Our lucky charm for almost 30 years

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Conversion makes events in the Grand Hall as energy-efficient as possible

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"It's often easier to just talk in person" - For Mareike Kuntke, direct exchange is what makes for success

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The serenity already brought along: Event manager develops ideas together with the customers

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More of a district match doesn't get any better than this: Germany's best supermarket honored in the Grand Hall.

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Implement a specific room design? Best to decide now.

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The most important event in German tourism: International and glamorous start in the Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN

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Big names in the Grand Hall Zollverein

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First listening, then pulling the strings in the background: "Blue Wheels" turns big wheels at events in the Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN.

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The kitchen fair GfM-Trend - arrived at the Grand Hall Zollverein

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The Grand Hall and the program around it - more is not possible!

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You can do it again and you should - plan the 2023 Christmas corporate event!

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The perfect congress? It's all a question of planning!

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Shopping greener, eating greener, anything goes. But organizing greener?!?

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Who still wants virtual events?

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GRAND HALL in 3D

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Corona-compliant events - state-of-the-art ventilation technology in the Grand Hall Zollverein

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Safe events in the Grand Hall Zollverein

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Intracoustics Innovation Show

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GTW Summit

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The best choir in the West - preliminary round in the Grand Hall Zollverein

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E.ON Innovation Days 2019 for the first time in the Grand Hall Zollverein

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WeinTour 2019 - for the first time in Essen

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No. 1 in the BlachReport Location Ranking 2019

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