What’s NEXT

In the musical surrounding of the vibrant Reeperbahn Festival, NEXT is the event for all those who want to actively participate in shaping the digital transformation. For two days, we will dive into the world of tomorrow’s consumers and experience together HOW WE WILL LIVE in the future. See you in Hamburg on September 24 & 25!

Who's Speaking?

  • Robert Overweg

    Lead concept, Triple-IT / Beyond Sports

    Robert Overweg creates business critical Virtual Reality concepts and strategies for A-brands.

  • David Mattin

    Head of Trends & Insights, TrendWatching

    David Mattin leads TrendWatching's global team and brings trends to life in inspirational talks and workshops.

  • Tim Leberecht

    Author, The Business Romantic,

    Tim Leberecht ("The Business Romantic") helps companies like Amazon, Boeing or Starbucks create meaningful experiences.

  • Yuri van Geest

    Founding CEO, Singularity University NL

    Yuri van Geest is co-author of "Exponential Organizations"and works for MIT, Google, Singularity University and global brands.

  • Scott Smith

    Principal, Changeist, LLC

    The US-futurist explains how consumers will change their behaviour radically.

  • Barbara Karuth-Zelle

    Board Member, Allianz SE (AMOS)

    Barbara Karuth-Zelle is working as an enabler for Digital Transformation at the Allianz Group.

  • Nils Wollny

    Head of Digital Business, AUDI AG

    The Head of Digital Business at AUDI is an expert for digital transformation and innovation.

  • Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

    Director, Designswarm / Good Night Lamp

    Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction and product designer and one of the thought leaders in IoT.

  • All about NEXT Festival 2015

    NEXT15 will take place on September 24 & 25, 2015. What’s NEXT? Who joins? Why you should too.

    Learn more

  • Brands at NEXT

    Thanks to our partners, NEXT is going to happen for the 10th time! Talk to us about sponsorship packages tailored to your goals.

    Join our partners

  • Reeperbahn Festival

    We are proud to be part of the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg. 600 concerts and events. 25.000 Fans. Fantastic atmosphere.

    Join the fun!

  • Your NEXT Trip to Hamburg

    Plan ahead! Due to great demand during Reeperbahn Festival, tickets and hotels will sell out fast.

    Organise your trip

What others say about next

Learn more about NEXT15
  • NEXT is for the European internet industry what SXSW is for the world


  • The most exciting digital conference in Europe

    Business Punk

  • One of the world’s top conferences for tech passionates

    Robert Scoble, Scobleizer

  • One of the most important conferences for the internet economy in this country

    Süddeutsche Zeitung

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    By Adam Tinworth

  • How will we live?


    We're standing on the precipice of another dramatic change in the way digital technology affects our lives. The only question that matters is: how will we live?

    By Adam Tinworth

  • A city to test drive the future


    How do you test huge changes to our urban infrastructure without putting lives at risk? Build a test city…

    By Adam Tinworth

Want to join NEXT15 as a speaker, partner or attendee?
Our team is looking forward to hearing from you!