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Bitkom events

Benefit from the positive image of Bitkom by being a partner for our events, and address your target groups directly, for instance as a speaker at our conferences or at a meeting with your customers at one of the executive events. As a participant at events such as the hub conference (formerly Bitkom Trend Conference) or the Summer Festival for Politics and Business in Berlin you can expect first-class speakers, keynotes, workshops and networking.

Whether as a partner or a participant: With Bitkom you are represented at the key events for the high-tech industry.

Services for members and non-members:

  • Representation: As a partner we offer you a strong and varied presence at Germany's top digital events.
  • Advice: Our team develops tailor-made strategies for our partners – from the selection of events to concrete measures.
  • Networking: We create a common forum for global players and start-ups, politics, business and science.

Overview of events

Bitkom Academy

The Bitkom Academy is the first port of call for the further training of specialists and executives in IT topics and digital trends. Participants benefit, above all, from the expertise and practical experience of all Bitkom trainers.

We offer our customers a broad range of seminars, ranging from data protection to IT security, from social media and sales to project management. The Bitkom Academy qualifies your staff for the practical challenges of your business.

Services for members and non-members:

  • In-house seminars : In co-operation with you we develop a company-specific programme for the further education of your staff and train them individually and in a targeted manner for their professional practice.
  • Contact seminars : Released from the company routine, our trainers train your staff in our conference rooms. Here participants also benefit from the exchange with one another.
  • Online seminars : With one mouse click our trainers will come directly to you in your office and train you via a live link-up. Short learning segments on several consecutive days enable intensive and in-depth training.
  • Advice : Our experts will advise you individually as to which seminars and formats would be the most effective for the further education of your staff.

To the Bitkom Academy

Bitkom Consult

The team from Bitkom Consult advises companies in the digital economy on the participation in public tenders and on questions of data protection. Our experts support start-ups, SMEs and global players – for example with the development of data protection guidelines, in the role of an external data protection officer or with the formulation of tenders and their legal assessment for competitive tendering.

As members of the Bitkom working groups for Data Protection and Public Contracts our advisers, are always up-to-date on the latest technical developments. At the same time, when providing advice, they draw on their many years experience of working for and with companies in the digital industry.

Services for members and non-members:

  • Advice: In co-operation with you we draft legally water-tight solutions tailor-made for your company.
  • Training: We provide professional further education for your staff at the Bitkom Academy and in tailor-made in-house seminars.
  • Coaching: We support you individually in your corporate career.
  • Sample GTC : With the aid of the Bitkom Sample GTC you can formulate water-tight contracts with customers, without loopholes.

Bitkom Research

Bitkom Research offers you market research from one source, from advice and formulating a concept to the execution of field studies and the effective marketing of the results. We deliver data and analyses to you that will support your decisions for business development as well as the implementation of marketing and PR measures.

Bitkom Research has been analysing the national and international ITC market for renowned customers for many years. Benefit from the methods and technical competence of our experts – sound market analysis is the foundation of your success.

  • International and national market data: Our EITO market reports show you which market segments and countries offer opportunities for growth.
  • Tailor-made analyses: We devise custom-made studies for your company and conduct consumer and company surveys.
  • Marketing/PR: Upon request we integrate the study results into the communication of the Bitkom Group and in so doing generate extensive reporting on your topics.


With WEEE FULL SERVICE Bitkom supports manufacturers, importers and distributors of electrical and electronic devices in the fulfilment of the requirements of the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act, based on the WEEE guideline (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment). We offer our customers a complete solution for registering with the Stiftung ear, we provide an insolvency-proof guarantee and have negotiated framework contracts for the disposal of old equipment.

At the core of this service is the insolvency-secure warranty – with over 1,800 customers we are the market leader in this area.

Services for members and non-members:

  • Warranty System for Old Equipment : We offer a warranty system recognised by the Stiftung elektro-altgeräte register (ear) [old electrical and electronic devices register foundation] according to the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act.
  • Notification Service : We are your exclusive contact and will assume all registration obligations on your behalf vis-à-vis the ear foundation.
  • Terms and conditions of disposal : Benefit from our attractive terms and conditions for the disposal of old equipment that we have negotiated with our certified partners.

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