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Is your company going to IFA, September 6-11 in Berlin?

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The folks at proFair, an MC2 Company, welcome you to Germany and have recommended some hotels, restaurants and attractions while you are at IFA.

IFA fair in berlin

http://b2b.ifa-berlin.com/en/

Europe's premier consumer electronics show.

Hotels in Berlin

Lux 11: | http://www.lux-eleven.com/

“The hotel has its own urban Berlin style and individuality, which makes it the ideal place for trendy, independent travelers.”

Ellington Hotel | http://www.ellington-hotel.com/english/Home/Home.html

“Elegance and quality in a very special atmosphere await you in the listed building, erected in the ‘Golden Twenties'.”

Sohohouse | https://www.sohohouseberlin.com/

Soho House Berlin is a private members’ club with 85 rooms, 20 of which are fully serviced apartments. Non-Club Members can book rooms but must agree to these rules.

“HOUSE RULES FOR WHILE YOU’RE IN THE CLUB ARE…

No photos. No mobile phones. No suits. +1 guest only.”

Where to go in Berlin | Museums

Gropiusbau | http://www.berlinerfestspiele.de/en/aktuell/festivals/gropiusbau/ueber_uns_mgb/aktuell_mgb/start.php

Anish Kapoor, contemporary artist – 18 May to 24 November 2013

Museumsinsel | http://www.museumsinsel-berlin.de/home/

“Museum Island.” Site contains five internationally important museums. In 1999, the museum complex was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Neue Nationalgalerie | http://www.smb.museum/home.html

Luxury for Fashion: International Costume Jewellery from the Fior Collection, London – Thu 11 April – Sun 6 October 2013

Where to go in Berlin | Restaurants

grill royal | http://grillroyal.com/en/restaurant

Elite, upscale, trendy. Attracts both financiers and movie stars. Zagat rated 21 for food.

facil | http://www.facil.de/en/

Elegant light fare meticulously prepared and served. One of Germany's top restaurants.

Lutter & Wegner | http://www.l-w-berlin.de/index_flash.html

Popular gathering spot. Try the Wiener schnitzel.

Near Berlin

IFA, like any major trade fair is all-consuming, but if you have time for just three visits, here's what proFair, MC2's German location, recommends. Each is about an hour away.

Haus der Wannseekonferenz | http://www.ghwk.de/

Serious historical site of an SS conference center during World War II.

Scharmützelsee | http://www.scharmuetzelsee.de/

A lake resort area south east of Berlin. Relax at the oldest spa in the German state of Brandenburg.