Since 1995 the Association for Town Marketing of Wetter ("Stadtmarketing für Wetter e.V.") works for the presentation of the location Wetter and the systematic prestige advertising as well as for improving the attractiveness of the town of Wetter (Ruhr) for citizens of Wetter (Ruhr), citizens of the surrounding area as well as resident and interested companies. The association wants to contribute by ideological, material and / or financial support for appropriate events in cultural, sporting, economic, social and / or environmental fields. The association can also achieve these purposes by implementing appropriate procedures (eg. planning and guidance documents, publications and related services).


Stadtmarketing für Wetter e.V.

"We live Wetter."

Nice to have you know more about us. Since our foundation in 1995, we have dedicated ourselves to the welfare of our city Wetter (Ruhr) and its citizens.

Our members

are companies, freelancers, merchants, craftsmen and citizens of our city. The association is independent of all political interest groups, but is supported by the city of Wetter (Ruhr). We work closely with the city administration but are independent in our decisions.

General objectives

We would like that

  • our citizens identify themselves with the city of Wetter.
  • we contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the citizens and that we improve the location quality of our city for present and future companies at Wetter (Ruhr).
  • we are a link between the resident companies, the freelancers, the merchants, the citizens and the city administration.
  • we improve the location quality of Wetteran companies on a sustainable basis, especially in the area of soft location factors.
  • we contribute to the improvement of shopping and leisure facilities.
  • we intensify the communication between our members and the city.
  • we make sure that structural and infrastructural measures such as hiking trails and parking lots are created and expanded.

Our measures have the goal of a substantial improvement of the image and the popularity of the city of Wetter (Ruhr).

Achieved so far

  • Consulting, provision of brochures, hiking maps, etc. in the city information office
  • Comprehensive information about Wetter on these web pages
  • Planning and realization of the annual New Year's Concert
  • Participation in the improvement of our environment (for example the upgrading of the shore area at the Harkortsee)
  • Establishment and maintenance of new and existing cycle and theme trails
  • Performing guided city tours, special trips, city tours and hikes with professional city guides
  • Guided tours for children and families in the context of children's birthdays or family quizzes
  • Planning and realization of the series "Future Wetter" ("Zukunftswetter"), a lecture series with competent speakers on current topics from business, society and culture
  • Coordination of projects with the advertising communities
  • Creation and updating of a host directory Wetter (Ruhr)
  • Cooperation with the theatre in Dortmund in the context of a theater subscription

Concrete goals for the near future

  • Increasing the popularity of the city and the Stadtmarketing für Wetter e.V.
  • Increasing the attractiveness of the cityscape
  • Expansion of tourism marketing/leisure
  • Creation of new themed hiking and walking trails
  • Expansion of cooperation with other cities, organizations and authorities
  • City tours for people with disabilities

We would be delighted if you would actively support us and our goals. There are many possibilities to do so – e.g. as a member or as a volunteer supporter

Your management board of Stadtmarketing für Wetter e.V.


  • Living Continuous improvement of the quality of life for all citizens of Wetter
  • Job Increase of the location quality for companies based in Wetter
  • Tourism Increase of attractiveness to inspire even people from outside for our hometown.

We would be pleased if you actively support us. Ways to do this, there are many – e.g. as a member or as a WETTERHEAD.

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