Mankel Brinkmann
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Mankel Brinkmann

Betreiber | Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld & YUCA

Mankel Brinkmann has been working as an entrepreneur in the music and event industry for many years. Since graduating with a degree in regional studies in Latin America in Cologne and numerous stays abroad (including in Mexico, Spain, USA and Chile), he has been running the Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld and the YUCA in Cologne, among others, in his adopted home city of Cologne. He is co-founder of the concert and artist agency Hush Hush and has been involved in Klubkomm, the association of Cologne clubs and event organizers, since 2016. He has been the association's 1st chairman since 2020 and also represents the interests of the Cologne scene as an elected member of the Livekomm board. His latest project: He advises the digital startup CulturePay, founded in 2021 – a digital ecosystem for culture, clubs and festivals.