Bautzen’s Economic Development Goals

Is your company looking for a new production site? Do you want to invest and need funding? Does your company need help with applications and approvals? Are you looking for contact to other companies in your industry?
The Office for Economic Promotion of the City of Bautzen maintains contact with existing Bautzen companies. Equally, it promotes Bautzen as a business location for new companies. Important tasks include the promotion of tourism and the further development of city center businesses.

3 pillars of economic promotion in the city of Bautzen

Economic Development / Portfolio Management

  • Attracting New Businesses
  • Project “Entrepreneurs Think Future”
  • Project “Reconciling Family and Work”
  • Bautzen’s Future Forums from 2017, once a year
  • Long night of industry and trade crafts from 2018, once a year
  • Professionals Alliance
  • Students visit companies
  • Organization of sector-specific project days (IT)
  • Participation in specialist exhibitions and conferences
  • Development of business and industrial areas
  • Networking
  • Company visits
  • Bautzener Unternehmertage
  • Bautzen Entrepreneur days
  • Cross-table dinner
  • Broadband development (Bautzen District)

Retail / City Centre Development

  • Process “Quality of Service Saxony” (Quality City)
  • City Management
  • Traders think of the future
  • organization of events (eg Easter, Autumn market, Romantica)
  • Vacant Building Management
  • Networking, e.g. (IGIS), inner city Bautzen e.V.
  • Plan B to protect central supply areas
  • Sunday opening times
  • WLAN in the city center

Tourism

  • Development of the Tourism Concept 2017
  • Appearances at trade fairs (including CMT, ITB, RDA)
  • Tourism development, e.g. Bautzen Reservoir, Czorneboh
  • Expansion of the concept “Towers”
  • Networking, e.g. business and industry communities
  • Development of the tourist guide system
  • Participation in the cycle path concept