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Established in 1957, Canon Europe is one of the company’s three regional headquarters, contributing approximately a quarter of Canon’s global revenues annually. Based in London, UK and Amstelveen, Netherlands, Canon Europe handles regional sales and marketing operations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Canon Europe and its Group companies employ over 13,300 people in approximately 120 markets throughout the region.


The Intesa Sanpaolo trademark embodies the history and values of two of the leading protagonists in the Italian credit sector - Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo IMI- which have decided to join forces and resources to create the largest banking group in Italy and one of the most prominent in Europe.


Cultural facilities have great relevance to improved quality of life and participation in the social and cultural world. The Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media therefore takes responsibility for the promotion and funding of cultural institutions and the arts as well as the creative branch. It supports public cultural institutions, such as theatres, museums, music halls, orchestras and public libraries. Furthermore it funds projects and facilities in the performing arts, music, visual arts, literature and film just as youth culture, cross media projects and cultural exchange. The Media Office of the Ministry is responsible for the promotion of the media industry and the regulation of the media sector.

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As one of Germany's largest regional museums, the Altona Museum focuses on the art and cultural history of the northern German region. With its exhibitions and events, the Altona Museum is also increasingly linking topics from history with the perspectives that arise for today's residents and that determine their identity within Hamburg: Urban development, flight and migration, inclusion. In doing so, the museum consciously opens itself to the outside world and cooperates with numerous associations and initiatives. The Altona Museum is a long-standing cooperation partner of UE Hamburg.


Gruner + Jahr is one of Europe’s leading premium magazine publishers. In total, Gruner + Jahr publishes around 500 print and digital media products. Among them the GEO and Stern magazine which are partners of the Hamburg Portfolio Review. Indeed, the company’s digital products lead the rankings in all publishing segments, from news to people to living. Territory, Germany’s largest communications agency for brand content, is a member of the G+J family. G+J also holds a stake in Spiegel-Gruppe (“Spiegel”, “Manager Magazin”). Gruner + Jahr is wholly owned by Bertelsmann.


The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) educates the designers and decision-makers of tomorrow in the fields of Business, Sports, Media and Event and Art & Design. It came into existence in 2017 after the merge of BTK University of Art & Design and BiTS University of Business, Sports, Media & Event.

The university promotes the future-oriented development of skills and interdisciplinary teaching formats in step with actual practice and according to the highest international standards. Through the interaction between creative, entrepreneurial and digital thinking, as well as an international perspective, the various fields of study mutually enrich each other and offer new approaches in teaching and research tailored to the requirements of the Job Market.

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