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What is

Hamburg@work?

The Hamburg@work association is the largest business network in Germany in the fields of media, IT and mobile with regional as well as national and international links. The range of services of Hamburg@work is based on the needs and the commitment of its members. Hamburg@work provides business contacts and information and connects people. The association focusses on issues relating to the digital economy and brings the right decision-makers to the same table.

The role of Hamburg@work within nextMedia.Hamburg

As part of a public-private partnership, nextMedia.Hamburg is jointly funded by the Hamburg@work association and the media office of the Senate’s Chancellery. As a private partner Hamburg@work represents the interests of companies from the digital industry in the initiative. Members of the association are businesses and individuals involved in the digital value chain.

In addition to its own event formats, Hamburg@work also supports numerous partner events. Member companies and partners thus have the opportunity to call attention to their own business in a network that comprises 15,000 decision-makers and opinion leaders.

Furthermore, Hamburg@work has strong national and international partners, among them the Bundesverband Versandhandel (bevh), the Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW), bremen digitalmedia, Digitale Stadt Düsseldorf, DiWiSH Digitale Wirtschaft Schleswig-Holstein, media.net berlin brandenburg, Web de Cologne, the ALWAYS ON Network, GABA German American Business Association of Northern California, the Logistics Initiative Hamburg, Hamburg Aviation, and Life Science Nord.

Our website, newsletters and calendar of events, as well as social media channels and the brand-new Members App offer information about current services and events. Members usually have free access to all networking events of Hamburg@work. Guests are welcome at all times and contribute by purchasing an admission ticket.

Topics

The topics of Hamburg@work

It is no secret that face-to-face communication opens new doors to profitable business ideas for both established and up-and-coming enterprises. Hamburg@work is the ideal platform for networking and exchanging ideas in the digital economy.

This includes events such as the Hamburger IT-Strategietage, the leading annual convention, open industry meetings such as the openDeck, the Business Breakfast, the CaptainsTalk and other CXO meetings for decision-makers and executives – to name but a few. A special highlight is the NEPTUNE Award, the annual cross-media competition. With the IT Executive Club, Hamburg@work has established a closed circle that facilitates collegial exchange between IT executives (CIO, IT managers) and IT users.

Team

The team of Hamburg@work

Get in touch with the full-time staff of Hamburg@work. The voluntary directors of Hamburg@work will be happy to support you with their expertise and personal contacts.

 

Events

Event formats

Hamburg@work covers a wide range of topics and events from the digital economy and makes it a point to address current issues and trends in the industry as part of its programme of events.

Its range of industry events is incredibly large and diverse. Hamburg@work offers its 1,500 members from over 600 member companies and its guests an ever-increasing range of industry events and networking opportunities in all spheres of the networked economy. In its role as an IT association, Hamburg@work is also committed to building bridges to other Hamburg-based business initiatives such as Life Science Nord, the Logistics Initiative and Hamburg Aviation.

Events by Hamburg@work include the Hamburger IT-Strategietage, the leading annual conference, open industry meetings such as the openDeck, the Business Breakfast, the CaptainsTalk and other CXO meetings for decision-makers and executives – to name but a few. A special highlight is the NEPTUNE Award, the annual cross-media competition. With the IT Executive Club, Hamburg@work has established a closed circle that facilitates collegial exchange between IT executives (CIO, IT managers) and IT users.

Through its events, Hamburg@work complements the programme of nextMedia.Hamburg, the joint initiative with the Hamburg Senate that has been supporting the digital transformation process in the media industry since 2013.

Membership

The benefits of joining Hamburg@work

The Hamburg@work membership card provides you with free admission to events hosted by Hamburg@work. In most cases, this also includes free food and beverage. Whenever this is not the case, it will be expressly noted on the invitation card. The number of membership cards issued depends on the type of membership and the contribution group agreed. Membership cards are not transferable to another person or another employee of the relevant company. In future, the traditional plastic card will be replaced by an electronic membership card.

As part of a corporate or individual membership, silver cards are issued to staff at all levels of a member company. Members with a silver card can enjoy e.g. the following benefits:

• activation of profile in the Hamburg@work Members App

• invitations to all events of Hamburg@work (except CXO events)

• free admission to most events of Hamburg@work

• regular newsletters from Hamburg@work

• regular newsletters and invitations from the nextMedia.Hamburg initiative

• entry in the electronic directory of members of Hamburg@work

• special membership rates and framework agreements (members for members)

• upon request: access to events of our partner organisations

Gold cards with an executive status are issued only to executive members within the corporate membership category. Special benefits for members with gold cards include the following:

• invitations to executive CXO events of Hamburg@work

• free entry or reduced admission price for your “plus one”

• use of the Silicon Valley Desk

• invitations to selected third-party events (congresses, evening functions, press ball, Night of  the Media (subject to availability)

• all of the advantages of a silver card