Event rooms

Our services and offers can be customized to meet your needs

The ZEISS Forum offers 17 event rooms, as well as exhibition areas, on three levels. The majority of the rooms offer seating that can be flexibly adjusted to your needs. Our room offering is completed by modern technology for presentations, meetings and events. We will be happy to advise you regarding the right choice for an appropriate event room. We look forward to your inquiry.

High-tech equipment

  • Hybrid events: broadcast your event live or record it, and then make digital copies afterward.
  • Digital signage
  • Meeting rooms with mediascape for the simultaneous broadcast of several presentations from laptops to one monitor.
  • Additional equipment available upon request

Level 2

Reception, museum and conference area

Direct access to the ZEISS Forum via the reception area and checkroom are located on level 2. Here, you will also find the ZEISS Museum of Optics that will impress visitors not only with historical artifacts, but also with interactive innovations. The highlight of this level is the world's smallest ZEISS planetarium.

There is also a meeting room which fits up to 90 people – the perfect space for product-related presentations and classes.

At the ZEISS Forum shop, you can purchase products from ZEISS and the World of Optics, including binoculars, lenses, and even merchandise, books and DVDs.

ZEISS Forum: Ebene 2
Tessar

ZEISS Forum Tessar

124m²

The Tessar conference room is located on Level 2. It seats up to 90 people and provides the perfect environment for product presentations and training on 124 m² of floor space.

ZEISS Forum Tessar
Room name Size Seating Persons Notes

Tessar

124 m2

Row seating

90

 

 

 

Classroom

50

 

 

 

U shape

34

 

Level 3

Meeting room, hall and coffee bar

The ZEISS Forum's 17 rooms are designed for modern elegance and flexibility:

Level 3 of the ZEISS Forum features the ZEISS hall, which offers ample space for large events: whether for cultural occasions like concerts or exhibitions, or for lectures or press conferences, furnished with a 12 x 4 m stage and versatile technical features, this hall is perfectly suited for all types of events.

The ZEISS hall also features permanent cameras which can be used for Web streams. This provides the host with the opportunity to record or broadcast the event internationally.

The coffee bar is located on level 3 of the ZEISS Forum and offers a wide selection of culinary delights that leave nothing to be desired.

ZEISS Forum: Ebene 3
Gemini

ZEISS Forum Gemini

24 m²

The Gemini conference room is located on Level 3. It is a mediascape room that offers space for 8 people.

ZEISS Forum Gemini
Planar

ZEISS Forum Planar

41m²

The Planar conference room is located on Level 3. It seats up to 16 people on 41 m² of floor space. The Planar and Sonnar rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum Planar
Sonnar

ZEISS Forum Sonnar

52m²

The Sonnar conference room is located on Level 3. It seats up to 16 people on 52 m² of floor space. The Sonnar and Planar rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum Sonnar
Punktal

ZEISS Forum Punktal

69m²

The Punktal conference room is located on Level 3. It seats up to 20 people on 69 m² of floor space.

ZEISS Forum Punktal
ZEISS Saal

ZEISS Hall

264m²

Level 3 of the ZEISS Forum features ZEISS hall, which offers ample space for large events. At 264 m², it offers space for 262 people and is perfectly suited for cultural events like concerts and exhibitions, as well as lectures and press conferences.

ZEISS Forum - ZEISS Saal
Cafébar

ZEISS Forum coffee shop

The 3rd level of the building also features the cafeteria, with standard seating for 174 people.

ZEISS Forum Cafébar
Room name Size Seating Persons Notes

Gemini

24 m2

Mediascape

10

 

Planar

41 m2

U shape

12

Can be combined with the Sonnar room

Classroom

12

Rows

18

Sonnar

52 m2

U shape

16

Can be combined with the Planar room

Classroom

18

Rows

24

Planar + Sonnar

93 m2

U shape

28

 

Classroom

36

 

Rows

54

 

Punktal

69 m2

U shape

20

 

Classroom

24

 

Rows

36

 

ZEISS Hall         

264 m2

Rows

262

 

Classroom

124

 

U shape

80

 

Gala tables

72

9 tables

Level 4

Meetings, Abbe-Auditorium and gallery level

Level 4 of the ZEISS Forum houses not only meeting facilities, but also the gallery level of the ZEISS hall, as well as the visitor entranceway to the Abbe-Auditorium. The slight upward slope of the Abbe-Auditorium's fixed seating makes it the ideal setting for lectures and podium discussions for up to 143 participants.

The gallery level of the ZEISS hall contains 40 seats for guests, as well as the control booth, which is outfitted with everything you need to web stream events in the ZEISS hall or to broadcast them to the Abbe-Auditorium.

ZEISS Forum: Ebene 4
Empore ZEISS Saal

ZEISS hall, gallery level

48m²

The gallery level of the ZEISS hall is located on level 4. It offers space for an additional 57 people on 48m² of floor space.

ZEISS Forum - ZEISS Saal
Gradal

ZEISS Forum Gradal

42m²

The Gradal conference room is located on the Level 4. It offers space for 14 people on 42m² of floor space. The Gradal room features a fixed square seating arrangement.

ZEISS Forum Gradal
Dialyt

ZEISS Forum Dialyt

43m²

The Dialyt conference room is located on Level 4. It offers space for 14 people on 43 m² of floor space. The Dialyt room features a fixed square seating arrangement.

ZEISS Forum Dialyt
Axiomat

ZEISS Forum Axiomat

55m²

The Axiomat conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 20 people on 55 m² of floor space.

ZEISS Forum Axiomat
PRISMO

ZEISS Forum PRISMO

48m²

The PRISMO conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 16 people on 48 m² of floor space. The PRISMO and CONTURA rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum PRISMO
CONTURA

ZEISS Forum CONTURA

46m²

The CONTURA conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 16 people on 46 m² of floor space. The CONTURA and PRISMO rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum CONTURA
SCHOTT

ZEISS Forum SCHOTT

121m²

The SCHOTT conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 72 people on 121 m² of floor space.

Abbe-Auditorium

ZEISS Forum Abbe auditorium

192m²

The Abbe auditorium has entrances on level 3 and level 4. The auditorium is the ideal setting for lectures and podium discussions for up to 143 participants thanks to its fixed seating and slight upward slope.

ZEISS Forum Abbe-Auditorium
OPMI 1

ZEISS Forum OPMI 1

48m²

The OPMI 1 conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 16 people on 48 m² of floor space. The OPMI 1 and OPMI Pentero rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum OPMI 1
OPMI Pentero

ZEISS Forum OPMI Pentero

48m²

The OPMI Pentero conference room is located on Level 4. It seats up to 16 people on 48 m² of floor space. The OPMI Pentero and OPMI 1 rooms can be booked together.

ZEISS Forum OPMI Pentero
Stratus

ZEISS Forum Stratus

63m²

The Stratus conference room is located on Level 4. It is a mediascape room an adjoining lounge area that offers space for 6 (8) people.

ZEISS Forum Stratus
Skymaster

ZEISS Forum Skymaster

69m²

The Skymaster conference room is located on Level 4. This oval room seats up to 39 people on 69 m² of floor space.

ZEISS Forum Skymaster
Room name Size Seating Persons Notes

Empore ZEISS Hall

48 m2

Rows

40

Fixed seating arrangement

Gradal

42 m2

Square

14

Skype conferences are limited to nine persons due to the viewing radius of the camera

Dialyt

43 m2

Square

14

Skype conferences are limited to nine persons due to the viewing radius of the camera

Axiomat

55 m2

U shape

16

 

Classroom

18

 

Rows

24

 

PRISMO

48 m2

U shape

12

Can be combined with CONTURA room

Classroom

12

Rows

18

CONTURA

46 m2

U shape

12

Can be combined with PRISMO room

Classroom

12

Rows

18

PRISMO + CONTURA

94 m2

U shape

28

 

Classroom

36

 

Rows

54

 

SCHOTT

121 m2

U shape

30

 

Classroom

50

 

Rows

72

 

Abbe-Auditorium

192 m2

Rows

143

Fixed seating arrangement

OPMI 1

48 m2

U shape

12

Can be combined with OPMI Pentero

Classroom

12

Rows

18

OPMI Pentero

48 m2

U shape

12

Can be combined with OPMI 1

Classroom

12

Rows

18

OPMI 1 + Pentero

96 m2

U shape

28

 

Classroom

30

 

Rows

54

 

Stratus

63 m2

Mediascape with lounge area

6

 

Skymaster (Oval)

69 m2

U shape

16

 

Classroom

26

 

Rows

39