About us

nextMedia.Hamburg is Hamburg’s regional initiative for the media and digital industries. It is jointly funded by the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the Hamburg@work association, the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft as well as a number of committed businesses and individuals.

  • Fresh impetus for innovative media business models

    Hamburg is a meeting place for representatives of major publishing houses, medium-sized digital businesses and start-ups. These stakeholders harness synergies and actively initiate collaborations aimed at developing digital content and business models, thereby realising sustainable, innovative business projects.


  • Strengthening the content & technology cluster

    Today, dynamic innovations are challenging traditional business models, and the cluster is being redefined based on a new, broader media concept. This helps advance the development of a strong media network and promotes Hamburg as a central media hub.


  • Promoting a creative innovation culture

    Hamburg as a location is characterised by creative content providers, new technologies and their innovative utilisation. To promote this innovation culture further, start-ups are provided with targeted, systematic support based on networking activities and knowledge transfer.


Team & Advisors

Would you like to learn more about the individuals behind our initiative, or are you looking for the right contact person? Together with the nextMedia.Advisors, our renowned industry experts, we are committed to advancing Hamburg as a hub for the media and digital industries.


Join us in shaping Hamburg’s digital future!

Take the opportunity to actively participate in shaping Hamburg’s media and digital clusters. As a partner, supporter or sponsor of nextMedia.Hamburg you can benefit from numerous advantages.

collaborations & partners.

  • Benefits and opportunities include:
  • • gaining support through the initiative’s communication measures
  • • increasing your own visibility within an innovative environment
  • • implementing joint projects and activities
  • • harnessing networking effects
  • • gaining know-how and inspiration from leading industry experts
  • • receiving impetus from up-and-coming trends in the digital industry

For further information, please contact us at info(at)nextmedia-hamburg(dot)de.


Based on the claim “The games industry’s harbour“, the project gamecity:Hamburg has been supporting businesses from the gaming sector since 2003. The network was launched with the aim of promoting Hamburg as an attractive location for the games industry.



For established companies and new enterprises alike, face-to-face communication opens new doors to profitable business ideas. As a private partner of the initiative, the Hamburg@work association provides an ideal platform for matching up entrepreneurial minds. Hamburg@work covers a broad thematic spectrum, and its network continues to evolve further.


Hamburg as a media location

Hamburg is a leading location for media professionals in a world that is becoming ever more digital . In addition to Hamburg’s aviation, maritime, logistics, life sciences, food, renewable and chemical industries clusters, the media and digital industries are an important pillar of Hamburg’s regional economy.