News - 2017

BTL Services launches the new online shop with an innovative catering concept. As of now, customers can order sous-vide cooked food. This preparation method comes with a number of advantages for events and trade shows. It is cost-effective, space-saving, and sustainable. Thanks to a gentle preparation, it also largely maintains all vitamins and flavors. This kind of catering is suitable for large-scale events as well as for small get-togethers and thus can be ordered already with a budget of less than 5,000 €. Besides cold and warm dishes, the shop also offers accompanying desserts and drinks, as well as tableware and cutlery upon request.   Press Release >> click here <<

For the 69th time already, the Hamburg Shipbrokers´ Association has welcomed guests from all over the world at the traditional Eisbeinessen (ham hock dinner) in Hamburg. For the first time, due to construction works at the usual venue (the Congress Center Hamburg), the mega event took place in an interim location at the Hamburg exhibition complex. Also for the first time in the history of the traditional get-together of the shipping industry, BTL Services, the official marketing partner of the Eisbeinessen, has advanced the event concept and integrated a lounge with live DJ within the area of the dinner. The guests welcomed this feature with a lot of enthusiasm, which turned it into a great success. At this point, we would like to sincerely thank the Hamburg Shipbrokers´ Association and all sponsors for their trust. 

For 2018, BTL Services has been awarded the contract for the entire trade show catering at the Fruit Logistica in Berlin by MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company). Our services comprise a comprehensive project management and planning measures, theme catering concepts, as well as project coordination on site and the deployment of well-trained service staff. Since 2012, we have been working with the global corporation and successfully mastered many trade shows and ship christenings together.

The global distributor of bananas and produce Chiquita has assigned BTL Service to take on the redesign of their exhibition booth and the entire coordination of their first attendance at the Fruit Attraction in Madrid. The general objective of the activities is the reinforcement of the brand in Spain. For this, a 130 m2 interactive exhibition booth provides an exciting networking base and sets a striking statement for the brand of Chiquita. Exclusive patisserie delicacies, fresh smoothies, experienced service staff as well as highly discounted hotel rates for the employees complete our range of service for a successful trade show presence of Chiquita in Madrid.

For the first time, the brand Pharmalink, part of the traditional Spanish pharmaceutical company STE Group, chooses an exhibition booth catering by BTL Services at the leading pharmaceutical trade show CPhI in Frankfurt. In order to provide an entirely successful trade show catering, our services provide daily changing dishes as well as an innovative catering concept and well-trained service staff for the official booth party.

BTL Services has been awarded the overall budget by Chiquita, the world market leader for bananas, for the planning and execution of 15 retail fairs within the DACH-region at EDEKA, REWE, Dohle and HIT. This includes the redesign of the exhibition booth as well as the development of a modern booth system for an efficient exhibition presence. Furthermore, the project comprises the entire logistics, assembly and dismantling, as well as the goods placement in the booths, the deployment of well-trained promotion staff and the strategic consulting of the company.

The global market leader Domino’s takes over the Hamburg based company Joey’s Pizza in a joint venture. In the course of the takeover, for the first time on September 26, 2017, the Domino’s Pizza Rally Germany takes place. It’s an exciting event that comprises a workshop for the German franchise partners as well as the Fastest Pizza Maker Contest searching for the quickest pizza chef. A gala dinner and a subsequent after show party complete the program. For this major event, BTL Services takes on the conception and the realization in the historic domed hall.

With a team of well-trained service staff and the runner-up of the German Cocktail Championship, we supported the company Acelity at the German Wound Care Congress in May 2017 in Bremen, Germany. Acelity is a globally leading provider of negative pressure wound therapy as well as of the development and marketing of special tissue matrices and collagen wound dressings. In Bremen, we assisted the company in delighting the visitors of their booth with delicious coffee specialties and individual cocktail variations. Everything was freshly made in front of the guest by our experienced hostesses and our special guest.


For many years now, MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has been one of our most loyal clients. Together, we already have accomplished many successful trade shows – one of them has been the transport logistic just recently this year in Munich. Once again, we provided one of the leading shipping companies of the world with an individual catering that was fascinating in taste as well as in appearance. Thanks to courteous service staff, the relaxed and friendly booth atmosphere completed the convincing trade show presence of MSC.


For the DACH+HOLZ, the trade fair for timber construction, works, roof and wall, 2018 in Cologne, CARLISLE ® Construction Materials has decided to benefit from our hospitality service for hotels. That way, the company saves a considerable four-digit euro amount in hotel stays during the trade show. Thanks to the complete booking process by BTL, our clients receive better payment conditions and booking terms. Plus, they save a lot of time for the hotel research as well as up to 40% in hotel rates.