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OMR 2019: experts, master classes and Future Hamburg Award

Festival likely to top all records with over 400 exhibitors, 150 masterclasses and 5,000 brands

This year’s Online Marketing Rockstars (OMR) Festival will rock the Hamburg exhibition halls from May 7-8, 2019 and bring all kinds of marketing experts with promising new ideas and high-calibre speakers together amid plenty of networking opportunities. Visitors can look forward to over 400 exhibitors, 150 master classes, more than 300 speakers and lots of music. The Future Hamburg Award is likely to be of particular interest to start-ups. Philipp Westermeyer, founder of OMR, has urged fledgling companies to submit their entries in his podcast.

Top speakers, more stages

The 2019 OMR Festival presents international digital marketing stars and hidden champions of the industry including Andy Puddicombe, founder of Headspace. Diverse experts on real learning will also be in the mix. More stages are being hosted this year. Visitors can obtain a programme of the top stars in the marketing industry at the conference stage. Several expo stages will give an overview of digital marketing topics with smaller special stages on master classes, guided tours, supporting events and parties.

Significant growth in 2018

Last year, the OMR attracted more than 40,000 visitors to Messe Hamburg – an increase of 14,000 visitors over 2017. Large internet companies as Google, Facebook, Ströer and Adobe as well as young and innovative companies such as adjust, Stoyo and Sovendus presented their products and services in two halls. Around 300 exhibitors hosted their own stands at the festival.

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Future Hamburg Award

Hamburg honours start-ups that show outstanding development in their industry in terms of innovation, impact and growth with the Future Hamburg Award. International, national and regional start-ups with a digital business model can submit their online applications until January 31, 2019 to Founders and those interested in starting a company can find compact information on Hamburg as a start-up location, accelerator programmes and co-working spaces. Initiators of the Future Hamburg Award are Hamburg Marketing GmbH and Hamburg Invest.
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