Berlin, Germany is an ideally located hub for the rise of the lithium ion battery megafactories within Europe, a continent that has witnessed the fastest growing battery cell pipeline since H1 2018.
Not only is Berlin, the Battery Gigafactories Europe 2022 host city, close to Germany's major automakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler, and the political hub of the country, it is now the home of Tesla's future production hub, Gigafactory 4.
As of November 2021, Europe has 27 lithium ion battery gigafactories being planned out to 2030 including active battery plants in Poland (LGES), Hungary (Samsung SDI) and multiple planned plants including Northvolt's in Sweden, two SK Innovation gigafactories in Hungary, and VW and Tesla in Germany.
The Westin Grand, Friedrichstraße 158-164, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Benchmark has chosen The Westin Grand as the location for the inaugural Battery Megafactories Europe for a number of reasons.
The Westin Grand offers a quality, international-standard hotel and reasonable nightly rates to ensure that as many delegates as possible stay onsite and increase the evening networking opportunities.
It has a number of bars and open spaces to hold informal meetings and is located in the centre of Berlin, 10 minutes walk from the Brandenburg Gate.
There are plenty of restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity for private meetings and post conference relaxation.
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