CTS EVENTIM is Ticketing Partner of FIBA EuroBasket 2022 in Germany

• Germany main host: 31 matches in Cologne and Berlin

• Wolfgang Brenscheidt, DBB Secretary-General: ‘CTS EVENTIM is the right partner for spectator success’

• Ticket sales start on 30 April

Munich, 22 March 2021. CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment, is the official ticketing partner of the German Basketball Federation (DBB) at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 in Germany.

As the main host of the next European Basketball Championship, Germany will host one preliminary group round and the final round. The other three preliminary rounds will be hosted by the Czech Republic, Georgia and Italy. The German group stage will be take place in Cologne’s LANXESS Arena (18,500 seats) from 1 to 8 September 2022. The European Champion will be determined in the decisive final round from 10 to 18 September 2022 in Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena (14,500 seats). With a total of 31 matches, the tournament in Germany has a gross capacity of around 500,000 spectators.

The award of the contract after a call for tenders underlines the the recognised ticketing expertise of CTS EVENTIM for major international sporting events. Wolfgang Brenscheidt, DBB Secretary-General and Event Director of the Organisation Committee, emphasises, ‘Ticketing is a key success factor for the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. With CTS EVENTIM, we have the right partner at our side to make the EuroBasket a spectator success. The unrivalled marketing power of CTS EVENTIM combined with customer-friendly solutions and recognised consulting competence convinced us.’

Alexander Ruoff, Chief Operating Officer of CTS EVENTIM, explains, ‘With the award of the contract, we have a comprehensive full-service agreement in place. After successful World Championships in handball and ice hockey we are very pleased to once again support a major international sporting event in close partnership.’

At the FIBA EuroBasket, the most important basketball competition in Europe, 24 teams will play a total of 76 games next year. Advance tickets sales are scheduled to begin on 30 April 2021.



CTS EVENTIM is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. In 2019, around 250 million tickets were marketed using the company’s systems – be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile terminals. Its online portals operate under brands such as,,, and The EVENTIM Group also includes many concert, tour and festival promoter companies for events like ‘Rock am Ring’, ‘Rock im Park’, ‘Hurricane’, ‘Southside’ and ‘Lucca Summer’. In addition, some of Europe’s most renowned venues are operated by CTS EVENTIM, for example the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, the K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, the Waldbühne in Berlin and the EVENTIM Apollo in London. CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE 0005470306) has been listed on the stock exchange since 2000 and is currently a member of the MDAX segment. In 2019, its 3,202-strong workforce generated more than 1.4 billion Euro in sales revenue in 21 countries. 

Marco Haeckermann
Vice President Corporate Development & Strategy
Frank Brandmaier
Head of Corporate Communications

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