What’s NEXT?

In 2006 we founded NEXT to spread the gospel about the digital revolution, a revolution that transforms marketing by shifting power to the consumer at an ever-increasing speed. Thirteen years later, we’re convinced that this transformation is far from finished. Learn more about NEXT below.

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We'd love to see you at NEXT20. Submit your application for this invitation only event by January 31, 2020 to get your reduced Early Bird Ticket.

Parallelwelten. The NEXT19 main topic.

The joint forces of digital and analogue allow for a myriad of different worlds for us to live in. In German they are called “Parallelwelten” (= parallel worlds). At NEXT19, we investigated them from five different angles.

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  • Maria von Scheel-Plessen

    Montblanc, Global Media Manager

  • Anja Hendel

    Porsche, Director Porsche Digital Lab

  • Nils Wollny

    Holoride, CEO & Co-founder

  • Sven Wiesner

    Neon Gold Innovations GmbH, CEO

Who attends NEXT?

Wondering who you’ll meet at NEXT? Every year, the carefully selected NEXT crowd brings together thought leaders from many different countries, industries, disciplines and departments – all driven by the big digital questions of our time. Get to know some of them below.

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Connect with the brightest digital minds.

The carefully selected NEXT crowd brings together thought leaders from many different countries, industries, disciplines and departments – all driven by the big digital questions of our time. Join marketing and product leaders, digital economy executives, innovative corporations and start-ups for inspiration and networking in several unique venues along Hamburg’s world-famous ‘Reeperbahn’. Meet some of them here.

Some people who attended NEXT in the past

NEXT loves Reeperbahn Festival

With more than 50,000 visitors each year, Reeperbahn Festival with its concerts, shows and conference is one of the most important meeting places for the music industry worldwide and Germany’s largest music platform. For NEXT attendees (who are granted priority access to the festival as well as the conference) it will be a fun setting, buzzing with energy during the day, and even more electric at night.

Photo by: Marvin Contessi / Reeperbahn Festival

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Become a partner

As well as attending, you can also play a more significant role as a NEXT partner. Since the beginning, international corporations, start-ups and media companies have helped shape NEXT, delivering unique topics, people and experiences. Become a partner and position your brand as a digital leader using the NEXT platform.

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