Event United States of America Electronics & Microtechnology

Germany – Europe’s home of IT innovation

Event: Sep 30, 2014 Location: Washington, United States of America

Germany Trade & Invest invited to an exclusive investor conference in Washington, DC. The industry focus for this event was the ICT sector.


Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) and 1776 invited US businesses from the ICT sector to an exclusive investor conference “Germany – Europe’s home of IT innovation” on September 30, 2014.

Germany has long been a major international force in matters ICT related, boasting a unique landscape of traditional industry and a new generation of start-ups.
Furthermore, the Eastern Germany region has established itself as a highly competitive and innovative industry and technology location within Europe.

Interesting insights about current market trends and ICT business opportunities in Eastern Germany for American investors were presented by experts from US and German companies and high level executives from Germany Trade & Invest.
Microsoft Accelarator Berlin reported on the company’s positive investment experience in Eastern Germany. Furthermore, the second testimonial was provided by Andreas Marx (CEO, AV-TEST GmbH), who shared valuable experiences about his successful investments in Eastern Germany and gave first hand advice to future American investors.

Participants had the opportunity to network with our speakers and discuss current industry trends in the Eastern German high-tech sector, as well as meet the representatives of the New Federal State Saxony-Anhalt and learn more about the latest developments in this region.

Agenda:

06:30 pm

Registration and preliminary reception

Presentation area for representatives from the German federal states

07:00 pm

Opening Remarks and Intro Germany Trade and Invest

Omar Oweiss
Director Washington D.C., Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

07:05 pm

Welcome addresses

- Represantative 1776, Cofounder Evan Burfield

- Peter Rondorf, Head of Economics Department, German Embassy Washington D.C.

07:20 pm

Germany Trade & Invest – Our services to support your expansion

Dr. Benno Bunse, Chairman/CEO, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

07:45 pm

Business oportunities in Europe’s home of IT Innovation

Achim Hartig, Director Service Industries, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

08:00 pm

They made it in Germany – Success Stories

Microsoft Accelarator Berlin testimonial

Andreas Marx, CEO AV-TEST GmbH

08:30 pmQ & A / Master of ceremonies
Omar Oweiss, Director Washington D.C., Germany Trade & Invest GmbH
08:40 pm

Networking Reception

Presentation area for representatives from the German federal states

09:00 pmEvent conclusion

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