Hosting takes conversations to the next level.

Panel discussion during the LVR Culture Conference, including Minister Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Milena Karabaic (head of culture at LVR), Louwrens Langevoort (director of Cologne Philharmonic), Lene Ter Haar (Dutch Consulate-General) and Dieter Haselbach (author of “Der Kulturinfarkt”) 2019, Photo: Annette Hiller

Hosting an event can mean a lot more than simply asking clever questions for a few hours and keeping the audience entertained. Hosting always offers an opportunity to advance the political practice of listening. And to drive forward structural change processes and long overdue measures. For us, hosting therefore means actively joining the conversation - not only providing actors with the best possible platform on which to raise their issues, but also adding to the value of content.

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Chairing panel discussions (German and English)

A lively debate with a diverse group of discussion participants? An expert panel? Or a highly focused one-on-one conversation? No matter what the setting, our priority is always to guide the discussion in a respectful and targeted manner.

Book presentation: “Gegen Morgen” by Deniz Utlu at the Kulturbunker in Cologne, 2019 © Kulturbunker

Hosting events (German and English)

We expertly guide your guests through the programme – be it an evening of celebration or a digital conference. With charisma, a solid grasp of the subject matter and humour, we communicate your topics as if they were our own.

Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo with Prasanna Oommen at an event hosted by the Pina Bausch Foundation in Wuppertal (2019). Photo: Olaf Hirschberg

Voice-over (German and English)
A powerful voice or personality for your image or documentary film, podcast or audio drama.


References Hosting

Akademie der Künste der Welt
Köln Kosmopolitisch – How to reinvent our culture with author Militiadis Oulios, 2018
Language: german
Location: Greven Verlag, Cologne

Akademie der Künste der Welt
And She Was Like: BÄM!
Panel discussion as part of the BÄM! regulars' table, in cooperation with the Frauenkulturbüro NRW (Women's Cultural Office NRW), 2018
Language: german
Location: Mülheimer Freiheit 126, Cologne

And She Was Like: BÄM!
Arbeitsstab der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Migration, Flüchtlinge und Integration
"Success Factor Diversity - Added Value for the Public Sector", 2019
Language: german
Location: Tagungswerk Berlin
Arbeitsstab der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Migration, Flüchtlinge und Integration
Arts Initiatives Cologne
"The streets are ours": participation - independent scene as actors in urban society, 2019
Language: german/english
Location: Temporary Gallery, Cologne

Arts Initiatives Cologne
AWO Düsseldorf
Panel Discussion AWO Talk "Education, Justice, Digitalization - Vision or Contradiction?", 2020
Language: german
Location: online

Panel discussion 100 Years AWO - Strong women in conversation, 2020
Language: german
Location: Café Eden, Junges Schauspiel Düsseldorf

AWO Düsseldorf
Bildungsstätte Anne Frank – Zentrum für politische Bildung und Beratung
Day and panel moderation in the context of the democracy conference "Bridges and Alliances", 2019
Language: german
Location: stadtRAUMfrankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

Bildungsstätte Anne Frank - Zentrum für politische Bildung und Beratung
Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung
ALLERART – Inclusion and cultural education, 2019
Language: german
Location: Hotel Franz, Essen

Bundesvereinigung Kulturelle Kinder- und Jugendbildung
Deutsche National Bibliothek
Rethinking Culture and Science – Opportunities, risks and developments of the digital transformation in Europe, 2020
Language: english
Location: Frankfurt am Main (digital)

Deutsche National Bibliothek
Deutsche Welle Akademie
„Beyond the Crisis- Communication, Engagement and Accountability in Forced Migration Settings“, 2019
Language: english
Location: Deutsche Welle Akademie, Bonn

South-South Exchange: Financing, Distribution and Marketing – Think Tank Berlinale 2020
Language: english
Location: Marriott Hotel, Berlin

Deutsche Welle Akademie
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