Heldenplatz: Heldenplatz, Hofburg

Spaces, technical equipment and services

Imperial flair and technical perfection

Europe’s first address for conferences, banquets, exhibitions and concerts.
17,000 sqm of versatile spaces
The congress and event centre has the following capacities:
A total of 35 rooms with capacities of between 50 and 4.900 people are spread across 17,000 square metres. At almost 1,000 square metres, the Festsaal can accommodate up to 1,210 guests, making it the largest single historical event space in the Austrian capital, furthermore the Zeremoniesaal (up to 500 guests) offers an outstanding atmosphere. The Hofburg Gallery and the Forum are a byword for stylish modern architecture and have a capacity of 250 each. Generously proportioned exhibition spaces, offices, side rooms, press offices, cloakrooms and lounges round out the facilities on offer.  The Grosser Redoutensaal (up to 700), the Kleiner Redoutensaal (up to 280) and the Rooftop Foyer will host the Austrian parliament from 2017 – 2023.

Special packages for gala, wedding, congress & convention and fair
The Hofburg is in demand as a venue for dinners and wedding receptions. Gala evening packages start from EUR 6,500 (excl. VAT) for up to 100 people in the Schatzkammersaal. Attractive offers are also available for events in the Festsaal, Zeremoniensaal and Forum with its modern glass construction.  In December numerous companies and institutions celebrate Christmas in the unique surroundings of the Hofburg Vienna at events starting from EUR 155 (excl. VAT) per person. The international event centre hosts congresses and conventions as well as fairs with all-inclusive pricing.

Ultra-modern technology – always ahead of the curve
The Hofburg Vienna’s innovation management strategy is helping it to keep pace with all the latest technological developments and communications trends in the events industry. As a centre of excellence, it goes without saying that multimedia broadcasting (voice, image, sound) and WLAN throughout the entire building are given.

The Hofburg Vienna is committed to using cutting-edge event technology. All of the 35 rooms and halls at the international conference and event centre can be bathed in ambient light at the touch of a button. A fixed ambient lighting system makes the Zeremoniensaal shine in a new splendor. Almost all of the 24 Corinthian marble columns, finished in stucco lustro, can be backlit in a wide range of colours. A digital sound mixing desk (incl. digital multicore) sets new standards in sound technology, and digital interpreting booths which are not subject to interference from flash photography in the Festsaal round out the range of interference-free communication at multilingual conferences. A versatile flat-screen signage system ensures that guests can find their way around the Hofburg with a minimum of delay. Augmented reality projects are developed and Hybrid events are part of our outstanding conference technology.

Green technology
To preserve quality of life for coming generations the Hofburg Vienna is dedicated to making the optimal use of resources, which also extends to helping event organisers obtain green meeting certification. The event centre’s electricity is sourced exclusively from environmentally-friendly hydroelectric power stations. Measured aimed at increasing energy efficiency include LED lights as well as central lighting control. The Hofburg Vienna has also cut energy the amount of energy used by IT equipment through the introduction of virtual servers and energy-saving carbon neutral printers and tablets. Measures have also been initiated to cut standby electricity consumption to an absolute minimum.

e-communication – the Hofburg online and in the palm of your hand
The Hofburg Vienna website offers more user-friendly features than ever. It is based on a responsive web design approach for an optimal viewing experience with such exciting features as 3D-animated orientation, 3D-panning and 3D-floor plans as well as a virtual tour, a variety of set-up presentations and creative showcases. The new website which can accommodate various screens, like PC, tablet or smartphone, is therefore optimised to each user’s preferences and offers various organising and service tools.

Our high performance WLAN is available during the conferences, banquets, trade fairs and events. The infrastructure itself is being continuously enhanced with access points and a relies firmly on countless redundancies.

Safety – visitors to the Hofburg Vienna are in good hands
Safety and security are paramount at the Hofburg Vienna. The Hofburg’s tailored safety and security concept includes an evacuation plan, CCTV network with more than 100 infrared cameras, and a team of qualified first aiders and fire safety officers.

First-class catering
Visitors to the Hofburg Vienna are treated to fine food from our luxury catering partners: international premium caterer DO & CO and established gourmet specialist MOTTO. The culinary offering covers everything from coffee breaks to fine gala banquets.


Hofburg Vienna
Heldenplatz, 1010 Vienna, Austria
T +43 1 5873666
F +43 1 5356426