Founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank, Erste Group went public in 1997 with a strategy to expand its retail business into Central and Eastern Europe. Since then Erste Group has grown through numerous acquisitions and organically to become one of the largest financial services providers in the Eastern part of the EU in terms of clients and total assets.
Aksenov Family Foundation
Aksenov Family Foundation is a dynamic platform which fosters cultural and social innovation. We believe in cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary dialog, and support initiatives aimed to improve and elevate the collective urban condition through cultural and artistic initiatives.
BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax, and advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO. These firms have representation in 167 countries, with 88,000 experts working out of over 1,400 offices worldwide.
STEININGER stands for puristic, exquisite architecture, interiors and design kitchens. Mastermind Martin Steininger manages the manufactory in St. Martin (Upper Austria), further show rooms are located in Linz, Vienna, Hamburg, London and St. Gallen. STEININGERS BESPOKE designs and architectural settings are in demand internationally: they inspire with their striking, clear lines, timelessness and refined details.
Kramer und Kramer
Kramer and Kramer – a partner for good ideas and big plans, for design and architecture, for beautiful plants and individual gardens. Kramer & Kramer combines planning and construction of individual gardens, roof terraces and company premises from the first idea to the complete planning and implementation and regular seasonal maintenance. Led by Bernhard Kramer and Joachim Hirzi, Kramer & Kramer combines perfect craftsmanship and the highest standards of design with passion for nature. The open spaces are always individually composed and arranged and are adapted to the building architecture and the ideas, wishes & needs of the clients.
The HEY-U Mediagroup is one of Vienna‘s leading production companies and after three decades of experience in media-, production- and consulting sectors, it established an international partner network. Besides operating in TV-, movie-, audio and eventproductions and as an communications agency, HEY-U runs the historical event location MARX HALLE.
Municipal Department 7 – Cultural Affairs of the City of Vienna
The Municipal Department 7 – Cultural Affairs of the City of Vienna supports the art scene through viennacontemporary by contributing to the educational and networking programs.
Spread over 90,000m2 in central Vienna and encompassing 60 cultural institutions, the MuseumsQuartier Wien is one of the largest districts for contemporary art and culture in the world. Nothing is off limits at the MuseumsQuartier. Historic architecture meets contemporary design. High culture meets subcultures. The spectrum ranges from fine art, architecture, music, fashion, theater, dance, literature, children’s culture, game culture, and street art to design and photography.
The Vienna Tourist Board
The Vienna Tourist Board is the official destination marketing agency for the tourism sector of the city. It provides many service offers, tips and much information for Viennese tourist businesses.
Vienna Business Agency
The Vienna Business Agency is the first point of contact for national and international companies. It offers financial support, real estate and urban development incentives as well as free service and advice. With its creative center departure, it offers comprehensive services and networking assistance to Viennese companies in the creative industries.
Croma-Pharma GmbH is an Austrian family business specialized in the industrial production of hyaluronic acid needles for medical aesthetics, ophthalmology and orthopedics. Croma currently operates 12 international distribution companies and sells its products in more than 70 countries. Within its worldwide distribution network, Croma focuses on minimally invasive aesthetic medicine with its own branded products. In addition to a wide range of HA fillers from its own production facility in Leobendorf, Croma sells PDO lifting threads, a Platelet Rich Plasma System (PRP) and innovative skin care products in its strategic core markets.
The historic Saint Charles Pharmacy was founded in Vienna in 1886. In creating our in-house specialities, we pursue our passion for the development of high-quality and effective natural remedies and cosmetics. At the centre of our work lies the combination of traditional European medicine (TEM) with modern knowledge of naturopathy.
Vöslauer is Austria’s favorite mineral water. Why? Because our natural mineral water is known for its purity and its particularly balanced blend of minerals. We are proud to deliver up to 2 million liters of Vöslauer Mineral Water on a peak day.
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Queer Museum Vienna
Queer Museum Vienna is the first Viennese museum devoted exclusively to queer history and queer art. Its mission is to collect and archive queer art and culture as well as mount public exhibitions. A further major aspect is education and outreach on queer themes, including via programs for young audiences. And finally, the Museum also views itself as a locus of encounter and community-building in the city.
Vienna Art Week
The VIENNA ART WEEK sees itself as a joint platform of the Viennese art scene and is based on a worldwide unique cooperation of all Viennese art institutions, art universities, and galleries. It offers a refreshing mix of established institutions and Vienna’s young art scene. Networking and exchange are its leitmotifs.
Belvedere 21 – Museum of Contemporary Art is a place of artistic production, reception, and reflection. Interdisciplinary and analytical, its exhibitions focus on Austrian art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, placed in an international context.
Jewish Museum Vienna
The Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna is a place of encounter, confrontation, and understanding, which seeks to raise awareness of Jewish history, religion, and culture.
The Bank Austria Kunstforum is the top address for art lovers, especially for classical modern painting of the post-war years. Whether van Gogh or Miró, Kandinsky or Chagall, Warhol or Lichtenstein, the great names of art are united here. Since 2000, there have also been exhibitions devoted to contemporary artists.
Kunsthalle Wien is a space which comprises the broad diversity of international contemporary art and its related contemporary discourses. To this effect, Kunsthalle Wien has been developing innovative exhibition and communication formats.
KUNST HAUS WIEN
The museum and exhibition venue, founded by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser and named KUNST HAUS WIEN, is one of the most important sights of the city. With its top international exhibitions of contemporary art with a focus on photography it has become an integral part of the Viennese culture scene.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien boasts exhibits spanning five millennia – from Ancient Egypt to Greek Antiquity to the late 18th century. The Picture Gallery features unique major works by Dürer, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, Velázquez and Vermeer as well as the world’s largest collection of Bruegel paintings.
The Leopold Museum is a unique and active museum in the heart of Vienna and the biggest cultural magnet in the MuseumsQuartier. Besides exciting special exhibitions, it not only houses the most substantial and most important collection of Egon Schiele worldwide but also masterpieces by Gustav Klimt.
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
The MAK stands for the fruitful combination of the past with the future, of the applied arts with design, architecture, and contemporary art, something which can be clearly sensed and experienced when visiting its extensive collection, themed special exhibitions and discourse-centered program of events.
mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien
The mumok is the largest museum in Central Europe for art since modernism. From Pablo Picasso to Andy Warhol and Franz West, the collection and special exhibitions represent a blend of tradition and experiment, past and present.
In keeping with the motto that adorns its facade – “To every time its art. To art its freedom.” – the Secession hosts an international program that explores current forms of artistic expression. It is a sounding board for the aesthetic and critical discourses on art, culture, and society that define our era and keenly aware of their political significance.
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