OMR Festival 2024 to highlight digital trends
This year's Online Marketing Rockstars Festival will showcase all the latest digital and marketing trends from May 7-8 in Hamburg's exhibition halls. Around 70,000 visitors and 750 speakers are expected at this year's festival. The Finance Forward conference, which focuses on the financial world of tomorrow, will be one of the main features of the trade fair.
First speakers announced
"We provide a stage for those who have created something in the digital business environment and inspire OMR visitors with their history, ideas and visions for the future," said Roland Eisenbrand, Head of Content at OMR. Various minds in the tech scene, politics and culture will share their expertise on six stages. Already confirmed are Meredith Whittaker, President of the Signal messenger app and AI expert, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former German Minister of Defence and advisor, sports tech billionaire Carsten Koerl and singer Vanessa Mai. This line-up builds on the success of OMR 2023, said Isabelle Gardt, Managing Director of OMR.
Finance Forward to focus on transforming financial sector
The Finance Forward conference will focus on all the challenges and developments in the sector at present. The keynote speakers include Marcus Wolsdorf, founder of Interhyp and Finanztip, Doreen Huber, investor, founder and partner at Swedish venture capitalist EQT among other major players.
More than 1,000 exhibitors will present their companies and products on 100,000 square metres in addition to over 100 side events. The highlights include the final of OMR 5050 featuring founders' pitches. The festival gives up-and-coming talented entrepreneurs an opportunity to meet well-known investors. Various master classes will give delegates practical insights into digital marketing. The entertainment also features many concerts.