These are the highlights and top speakers at this year’s fair

Top Topics at Internet World EXPO 2018

Munich, February 2018 – At this year’s fair, Internet World awaits a record number of 17,000 visitors, with over 400 exhibitors and more than 200 speakers on various stages providing for an extensive programme. Here’s a selection of the fair’s highlights and the industry’s respective top representatives:


1. TREND ARENA: Visitors to the trade fair can enjoy a top-class show format at Trend Arena, free of charge, with top speakers from the world of eCommerce, including representatives from L‘Oréal, IKEA, MediaMarktSaturn, Zalando or YouTube-Star Karl Ess.

Top Speakers Trend Arena:
Jochen Schweizer – Founder & CEO, Jochen Schweitzer Corporate Solutions GmbH

Kai Schmidhuber – Chief Digital Officer, L’ORÉAL Group Germany GmbH

Linus Glaser –  Country Manager DACH, Zalando SE

Karl Ess – Vegan Fitness Trainer, YouTube-Star, KARL ESS


2. POS CONNECT: Those who wish to survive long-term in the retail business will need to rethink and reorient themselves to go with the times. Hence the amount of space devoted to digital solutions for stationary areas and premises at Internet World EXPO 2018: Under the banner, “POS connect”, exhibitors will demonstrate application examples of the integration of online concepts and chain store business throughout approx. 500 square metres of exhibition space.

Top Speakers POS Connect:

– Martin Wild – Chief Digital Officer, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group
– Linda Wollgast – Project Manager, Wirecardpos connect

– Bernd Ohlmann – Managing Director for press and PR activities, Handelsverband Bayern

3. AMAZONWOLRD CONVENTION: Amazon is the most important platform for online trade worldwide. But how do sellers, resellers and manufacturers use the marketplace optimally? Detailed insights are on offer for professional Internet traders, and those with such ambitions, at the “Amazon World Convention” congress, which will take place parallel to the Internet World EXPO on the 6th and 7th of March at Munich Exhibition Center. Among the thirty representatives, you can enjoy the following speakers:

Top Speakers Amazon World Convention:
Adrian Jaroszynsky – Managing Director Consultant & Coach, Amazon Experts
Ronny Marx – Team Leads & Senior Consultant Online Marketing, Seven Principles AG
Philip Missler – Director, Amazon Media Group Germany, Amazon

4. INFO ARENA: In total, there will be four Info Arenas at 2018’s fair, dealing with all industry-relevant issues. Here you will find talks on all this year’s hottest trends such as Online-Marketing, Augmented Reality, Payment, eLogistics, Omni-channel, Personalization and Online Legal Issues.

Top-Speaker Info Arena:

Michael Knaupe – Director Customer Experience & Communications, DPD Deutschland

Frank Wichmann – Head of Enterprise Solutions, 1&1 Mail & Media GmbH

Paul F. Steele – Managing Director Germany, Trustpilot GmbH

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About Internet World EXPO

Internet World EXPO – the E-Commerce Fair, is the leading fair for commercial issues in the German-speaking world. Founded in 1997 as the first specialist Fair for Online trade, the spectrum of topics has continuously extended, covering all E-Commerce relevant areas – Omnichannel, Multichannel, Payment, Marketing, Usability, Logistics, Software, und Social Media – to mention but a few. As a result of the convergence of online- and retail trade, Internet World EXPO has meanwhile become a must-attend event for all stationary traders and service providers. Internet World is a brand of the media- and advanced-training company, Neue Mediengesellschaft Ulm mbH, Munich. The company provides its target group of Internet professionals with knowledge from experts, cutting-edge news and important contacts through events such as Internet World Expo and various industry conferences, the Website and the fortnightly trade journal INTERNET WORLD Business.