Art for Art

Creativity, solid craftsmanship, technical innovations, an appreciation of the finer things in life, talent and excellent design – all hallmarks of projects in the ART for ART portfolio, which include a range of aesthetically outstanding concepts and designs for some of the world’s leading stages and festivals.

Bösmüller Print Management

Since 1978 the family business „Bösmüller“ is specializing in the production of high-quality print products, packaging and labels. For the company active environmental protection is a very important point, thus all print products are marked with the Austrian environmental certificate and the EU Ecolabel. Since October 2015, all print jobs are produced carbon emission neutral due to the „Bösmüller-for-Climate“-Certificates. The exclusivity of the Viennese Hofburg Sylvester-Ball is therefore perfectly supported by the publications produced by Bösmüller Print Management in superior quality.

Die Presse

"Die Presse" is a national Austrian daily newspaper. The object of the company is the operation of a media company, in particular the publication of the daily newspaper "Die Presse", the weekly newspaper "Die Presse am Sonntag" and the operation of an online news service. "Die Presse" regards it as its journalistic duty to inform its readers objectively and as completely as possible about all events of general interest.


A paradisical atmosphere, magnificent evening dresses, unique moments – all of this will be involved at HOFBURG New Year's Eve ball. Fahnengärtner is delighted to make an unforgettable and magic moment out of this extraordinary ball. By using the latest technology, they realise images on large format prints for front as well as back light and will therefore produce a special ambience. Fahnen-Gärtner is the right company to bring colour and splendour in our ball night.

Foto Fayer

Foto Fayer is one of the most renowned photo companies in Austria.
Residing in Vienna for almost 100 years, the photographic family history dates back to 1850.
Especially for event and ball photography Fayer is technically very well equipped.
Right from the beginning of the transition from analog to digital, the company has taken a future-oriented path through targeted investments.
Today, the company employs 13 people and is geographically ideally located between the Vienna State Opera and Hofburg.

Frack & Co

Frack & Co opend 2005 at his first Adress in the Center of Vienna. In October 2010 we changed in our current shop at the Hanuschgasse 3 directly behind the Vienna State Opera. Our goal has ever been the same since 2005: Make ocational clothing for men as easy as possible. With this possibilities nearly every man will find his perfect outfit.


Strengthened by five generations of perfumers the name Guerlain is equal with highest quality, know-how and tradition combined with modernity, innovation and luxury. In 1853, the creation of the exclusive Eau de Cologne Impériale for the Empress Eugénie, lead to Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain being appointed official purveyor to the court of Napoléon III. Reputed well beyond French borders, Guerlain was appointed as a supplier to the most luxurious courts of Europe, also to Empress Sissi of Austria. Look forward to a special "Damenspende" – the token gift presented to the ladies at HOFBURG Silvesterball comes from Guerlain.

Habegger GmbH

Each year the Habegger Group develops, plans and implements around 2,800 events, exhibitions and architectural productions both internationally and on its home market. With more than 30 years of experience in the event technology segment and a committed team of 160 permanent employees, its projects leave a lasting impression. As a facade projection and effect lighting specialist, Habegger will dazzle visitors at the Silvesterball and is the perfect technical partner to bring this glittering ball night to life.


Mozart Limousines is an independent limousine service in Vienna and stands for professionalism, flexibility and discretion. As a chauffeur service from the airport to Vienna or, of course, to come back to the hotel after the HOFBURG Silvesterball, MozartLimousines has been a reliable partner for many years.

Mühlbauer Hutmanufaktur

Traditional milliner Mühlbauer is famous all over the world for its handmade headwear. Among the company’s many devotees are such big names as Meryl Streep and Madonna. Mühlbauer will also be making its mark on the New Year’s Eve ball at the Hofburg Vienna, with a range of exclusive hair accessories for the debutantes to wear during the grand opening ceremony.

OSSIG hairstyle & beauty

"Beauty from head to toe" is the motto of Intercoiffeur OSSIG hairstyle & beauty. "The Culture of Total Beauty" - the philosophy of the cosmetics brand La Biosthétique Paris.

Classic Style - Modern flair. Without hectic and without stress. Just to feel good! Simply Ossig! We are looking forward to your visit!

Peek & Cloppenburg

Peek & Cloppenburg has been at the forefront of fashion for more than 115 years, bringing the catwalk to the high street. Each store stocks up to 500 brands in addition to various shop in shops. Exclusive designer labels are as much part of the range as successful manufacturer´s brands labels and international fashion brands. The balanced assortment with high quality and style standards offers customers a variety for every occasion, including a wide range of ball and evening wear for the ball season.

Tanzschule Elmayer

The Dancing School ELMAYER was founded by the former cavalery officer of the Austrian Imperial Army Willy Elmayer von Vestenbrugg in 1919. Since 1987 it is led in third generation of the family by the present owner Thomas Schäfer-Elmayer – his grandson.
Ever since its foundation the dancing school ELMAYER was situated in the rooms of the former horse stables in the Pallavicini Palace next to the stables of the Spanish Riding School – home of the famous white stallions – in the very old centre of Vienna.

During the „Golden Twenties“ ELMAYER rapidly convinced the Viennese of the outstanding quality and cultural value of his unique program that today remains the basis of the success of this extraordinary institution. Unperturbed by short lived trends and fashions ELMAYER is combining tuition in manners and dancing based on the traditional Austrian imperial system.


WOMAN is an Austrian women's and lifestyle magazine founded in 2001. The Austrian women's & lifestyle magazine accompanies its readers through two weeks of women's life with up to 14 moving, useful and entertaining magazine articles.


Vienna is world famous for its cakes and pastries, but the city’s chocolatiers are also making a name for themselves around the globe. Let Xocolat whisk you away onto a voyage of discovery as you discover their delicious handmade chocolates and truffles. Our male ballgoers will receive a Xocolat sample as a gift pack.

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