Berlin is brimming with tech innovators and forward thinkers. That’s why the 2017 calendar is packed full of amazing industry events that will entertain and inspire creatives, project managers and developers across the country. Here are the must visit events across the city:
The biggest e-commerce event in Germany. With key speakers from across the globe covering a range of topics including; cross border e-commerce, and opening in new markets; efficient growth and business agility; improving presence and customer experience.
February 2nd 2017, Berlin
The most inspiring festival for digital strategy. The re:publica conventions are the largest of their kind and renowned within the digital society. This year’s event in Berlin is bigger than ever and even has its own side festival “media convention.” With a host of incredible speakers and fascinating topics covered, you can mingle with creative directors, hackers, entrepreneurs lecturers, data scientists, artists and more.
March 8th-10th, Berlin
TYPO Berlin is a fantastic one-day event that explores digital communication, mobility and virtual reality. With a collective of over 60 different workshops, presentations, workshops and panel discussions – it is a fun yet informative event. Meet fellow designers, developers and creatives from all over the world – who all want to get out of their comfort zone and develop new and innovative ideas.
May 22nd , 2017, Berlin
A-MAZE / Berlin
Bringing together game developers, digital creatives and game enthusiasts for an incredibly fun festival; where you can expect three days of inspiration, skill, celebration and play. The event includes the ‘Independent Videogames and Artistic VR Conference’, Workshops, the A-MAZE Awards, VR Exhibitions as well as music, games and AV live performances, parties and more!
April 26th – 29th 2017, Berlin
The Rise of AI – The Future of Humanity
A fascinating event that brings together over 350 entrepreneurs, researchers, politicians, journalists, humanists and investors to look at the implications of AI on our world. The Rise of AI is having a huge effect on businesses, governments and our personal lives – and it is vital we talk about both its opportunities and its challenges.
May 11th, 2017, Berlin
The SingularityU Summit originated from Silicon Valley in the USA but has now spread to multiple cities across the globe to help business leaders prepare for the ever expanding world of technology and show them how to apply it to their business and growth. The main areas covered in this two-day conference are; Exponential Organizations, The Future of Work, Mobility in 2025, Space Technologies, Finance of Tomorrow, 3D Printing & Manufacturing, Networking & Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Life Sciences & Digital Health.
May 3rd, 2017, Berlin
IoT Tech Expo
Europe’s largest IoT Event (Internet of Things) explores the latest innovations across all industries from healthcare, transportation, education, government, energy and more. This two day event invites thousands of attendees to mingle with over 100 exhibitors showcasing cutting edge technologies as well as over 200 speakers sharing their industry knowledge, real-time experiences and the biggest advancements in technology.
July 1st-2nd July, Berlin
TOA Tech Open Air
The brainchild of a group of start-up entrepreneurs who wanted to build a bridge between tech, music, art and science. The event has become a collaborative platform for like-minded people bringing together technical change makers, thought leaders and inspirational individuals. Join over 20,000 enthusiasts and hear from over 165 speakers at this inspiring interdisciplinary technology festival.
July 12th-14th 2017, Berlin
Social Media Conference
‘Social Media Conference meets Content Marketing’ is the focus of this year’s event, aimed at anyone working in Business Development and/or (Online) Marketing. The event also welcomes entrepreneurs and business managers who want to enhance their products and services with social media or who have already made the first step and are curious about ways to improve their online presence. Topics addressed will be: Content Marketing, Social Advertising, Facebook Ads & Co., KPI/Controlling/Analytics, Messaging Services and many more.
October 17th-18th, 2017
If these events give you a burst of enthusiasm to change up your current position, why not talk to the Cogs team in Berlin, or explore our current opportunities. We don’t just place in Berlin, we have exciting roles across the country. If you want to find out about events in cities other than Berlin, here are a couple more to consider:
Elsewhere in Germany….
This March the Design Management Institutes’ conference are hosting The Symposium “Smart Innovation: Connecting Design to Strategy.” Design has a huge impact on businesses strategy today and this event explores the best ways for businesses to both simplify and innovate. The event format is fast paced and combines a variety of excellent speakers as well as breakout sessions giving guest a chance to discuss issues.
March 8th-9th 2017, Munich
A very important event in the agency world, the ADC Festival is a hit with creatives. Amongst the seminars and lectures, the festival announces the winners of the German Art Director’s Club Awards; these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging, motion, photography and illustration. You will also get access to the after-show party!
March 9th-12th 2017, Hamburg
The global business and innovation platform welcomes makers, visionaries, media professionals and creative thinkers to experience the business potential of tomorrow. With a host of international speakers you can find out about the latest trends and innovations within the digital economy.
September 13th & 14th 2017, Cologne