Location + Arrival

The Avant Première is held at Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, at the heart of Berlin and in walking distance to Berlinale Film Festival and the European Film Market.
State-of-the-art screening facilities, a generous open environment with spacious room for conferences and seperate meeting areas providing WIFI, internet, projectors and screens for different digital formats, coffee and snack bars of avant-garde make the hotel the perfect location for a great event.

Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz

Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19
10963 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 700 779 0

From Hauptbahnhof Central Station by bus
Take the bus M41 towards Potsdamer Platz and from there it is a 5-minute walk to the hotel.

From Schönefeld Airport by bus
Take the bus SXF 1 towards Südkreuz S-Bahnhof and change there to the S-Train S2 (direction Berlin-Buch) and change at Potsdamer Platz to the U-Train U2 (direction Ruhleben) to Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park, which is directly at the hotel.

From Tegel Airport by bus
Take the bus X9 towards Zoologischer Garten and change to U-Train U2 (direction Pankow) to Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park, which is directly at the hotel.

Reduced Prices at the Hotel Scandic Bar & Restaurant


Avant Première attendants get to enjoy many special drinks and dishes for a reduced price during the entire Avant Première Media + Music Market Berlin.

Relax and network in the beautifully designed Hotel Scandic Bar with a Scandic Tea with fresh mint and ginger, white or red Cuvée from the Vineyard Dr. Bürklin-Wolf, a large Berliner Kindl beer and/or an original Berlin-style ’Ick bin een Berlina’ Currywurst, seasoned with curry, marjoram and apple, with a side of homemade ketchup and french fries. Attendants also get to take advantage of a reduced price for the regional and seasonal Business Lunch in the Hotel Scandic Restaurant. 




‘Bahnhit Berlin’ is the popular travel package for three overnight stays in your desired hotel including breakfast and the railway ticket from anywhere in Germany! Additional hotel stays are bookable.

From 189 EUR for first class*
From 149 EUR for second class*

* per person in a double room including ICE railway ticket


‘The Congress Railway Ticket’ is a special offer by the Berlin Convention Office of visitBerlin and the Deutsche Bahn allowing Avant Première participants to travel to Berlin and back from any destination in Germany at special rates:

99 EUR for first class
159 EUR for second class

This offer is valid until 31 December 2016! For more information and booking please call +49 (0)1806 - 31 11 53 and mention ‘BCO’ as reference.

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