About Us

Founded in 1859, the Austrian Presseclub Concordia is the oldest press club in the world. The original intention of its founders was to provide a platform to support struggling journalists. Today, while still serving as an advocate for the professional interests of journalists, above all of over 580 members, Presseclub Concordia has broadened its mission to include the following:

We act as a guardian of Press Freedom.

We advocate ethical standards and quality in journalism.

We provide a meeting place for journalists.

We consider ourselves as an open service provider for journalists and writers around the world and are a proud member of the International Association of Press Clubs.

Our service: professional press events

Concordia International Press Conferences: Zoom into the 21st century with 160 years of media experience behind you and entrust the organisation of your online press conference to Presseclub Concordia, the oldest press club in the world


The Concordia House can be found at Bankgasse 8 in the heart of Vienna’s government district. Its opulent rooms can be booked to hold events such as press conferences and panel discussions.

The hall 

Our hall can be equipped to suit the individual needs of a variety of audiences with alternative seating options. It holds up to 80 people.

The club room 

Our club room features a podium for four individuals. It holds 15 people in coffee house furnishing and 25 when equipped in cinema style.