“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” In line with this quote by Winston Churchill, the NEXT digital conference will addressrelevant issues of the digital transformation instead of focussing o abstract science fiction theories of the far future. Taking place 24 and 25 September at Schmidts Tivoli in Hamburg, NEXT will be attended by more than 1,000 decision-makers from marketing, IT & Tech and Digital divisions of companies, startups, as well as experts from research and development. With a bit of luck, you may be also attending the festival as we Hamburg News is offering three free tickets in its new raffle.
Returning to Hamburg after Six Years
For two days, the protagonists of the digital economy will deeply plunge into the world of the users of tomorrow. They will discuss how the latest innovations will affect their behaviour and thus on their own business models. NEXTwill be returning to Hamburg after six years of absence as part of the Reeperbahn Festival. Germany’s biggest club festival is attend by 30,000 visitors each year.
How We Want to Live
In line with this year’s motto “How We Want to Live”, the programme of NEXT will be divided into five categories, i.e. move, work, shop, make, and play. In the morning, recognized experts will be presenting the topics listed on the agenda in keynotes and discussions, and thus provide an overview of global trends on Schimidts Tivoli’s main stage. Speakers will include, inter alia, David Mattin (Trendwatching), Scott Smith (trendwatcher & Futurist) and Anab Jain (Superflux).
Other famous names of the programme will be Tim Leberecht (author), Nils Wollny (Audi), Robert Overweg (photographer) or Adrian Hon (Six to Start). In the afternoon, the topics will be addressed in depth in sessions in smaller groups by lectures, exhibitions and workshops taking place at Reeperbahn’s unique venues. NEXT15 is being organisied by the local Hamburg agencies SinnerSchrader and Faktor 3.
Hamburg News Raffle: Win Free Tickets!
Hamburg News is giving away three free tickets to all Hamburg News followers at Xing and LinkedIn. To participate, simply join the Hamburg News group of the business networks and writ “NEXT15” into the comment box. The deadline for entries is Friday, 18 September 2015. And the best: our free tickets allow not only free access to NEXT15 conference, but also to all the other events of Reeperbahn Festival.
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