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Audi Forum Ingolstadt

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Audi Forum Ingolstadt
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Location Ingolstadt
Owner Audi AG
Year of manufacture 2000
Footprint 77.000 m²
Coordinates 48° 46′ 57.3″ N, 11° 24′ 53.1″ ECoordinates 48° 46′ 57.3″ N, 11° 24′ 53.1″O

The Audi Forum Ingolstadt is a building complex of Audi AG at the company’s largest location in Ingolstadt. The Audi Forum Ingolstadt was opened on December 15, 2000. The 77,000-square-metre site houses the Audi museum mobile, a customer centre, conference rooms, changing exhibitions, catering facilities and an art-house cinema. The Forum has around 400,000 visitors a year.[1]

Audi museum mobile

The Audi museum mobile focuses on the history of Audi AG and its predecessor companies. The exhibition includes over 100 cars, two-wheelers and multimedia exhibits. There are a total of three exhibition levels, each providing a historical overview of the different eras of the automotive industry. A museum shop is attached.

New car collection, customer centre and service

People who have purchased a new Audi brand car can pick it up at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt customer center. The building was opened in 1992. New cars are handed over daily in an area of 2,400 square metres.[2]

The “Markt und Kunde” building, which opened in 1999, houses a variety of service areas, including a branch of Audi Bank, a travel agency and conference rooms, on an area of over 21,000 square metres on the ground floor and on five upper floors.

Gastronomy

At the Audi Forum Ingolstadt there are various restaurants operated by the Mövenpick company. The market restaurant offers space for 300 guests. In addition to the market restaurant and the AVUS restaurant, there is a bar & lounge in the connecting building between the Audi museum mobile and the customer centre.[3]

Audi art house cinema

Since 2002, the Audi Programmkino in the Audi Forum Ingolstadt has been showing international films daily. The art-house cinema has 75 seats. The art house cinema has already received several awards for its annual film program and its documentary and short film program from the State Ministry for Culture and Media and the Bavarian FilmFernsehFonds.[4][5]

Events

Events are held regularly at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt. In cooperation with the Birdland Jazz Club Neuburg, the Audi Forum Ingolstadt hosts several jazz concerts each year. In the past, for example, the Count Basie Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Paul Kuhn, the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Bill Ramsey, Freddie Cole or Max Greger junior played at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt.[6][7] In addition to the monthly concerts in the Audi museum mobile, the Bar & Lounge offers live music every Thursday in the “After Work Jazz Lounge”

Various discussion partners come to the Audi Forum Ingolstadt several times a year as part of the Audi.torium event series. The event is led by a moderator. The Audi.torium is held the following evening at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm.[8]

See also

  • Audi Forum Neckarsulm

Literature

  • Gunter Henn (ed.): Audi Forum Ingolstadt. Tradition and Vision. Prestel, Munich/London/New York 2001, ISBN 3-7913-2623-6.

Web links

Individual references

  1. Audi opens service and experience world.In: Handelsblatt. 15 December 2000, retrieved on 19 December 2017.
  2. Customer Center at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt.Audi AG, retrieved on 19 December 2017.
  3. Experience gastronomy.Audi AG, retrieved on 19 December 2017.
  4. Audi Programmkino awarded.In: ingolstadt-today.de. 12 October 2017, retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. Film und Fernseh Fonds Bayern.FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, retrieved 19 December 2017.
  6. Jazz concerts.Birdland Neuburg, retrieved 19 December 2017.
  7. Jazz at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt.Audi AG, retrieved on 19 December 2017.
  8. Audi.torium.In: Donaukurier. 25 October 2017, retrieved 19 December 2017.