Conference
14 June, 2023

Join europe’s most exclusive network

Hinterland of Things 2023 will be happening on-site & in person on 14 June 2023 as an exclusive event of 1.500 C-level Innovators in Bielefeld. Dive into an ecosystem of fascinating people and great ideas to challenge today`s status quo. Two stages, highly curated content and amazing speakers will make Hinterland your go-to destination for 2023. Apply now because tickets are limited!

What’s Hinterland all about

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Who’s in

Hinterland of Things stands for a common future that we are shaping together. At the Hinterland of Things Conference, the who’s who of the B2B tech scene comes together for one day

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Startups from 10+ Countries
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Investors with over8 Billion Euro assets under management
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Editors with a combined media power of +19 Mio reach
1500
ATTENDEEES

Movers, Shakers & Startup Enthusiasts

100
SPEAKER

Share their insights on stage

200+
EXPERTS

From all over the world

4
STAGES

Inspiration, networking & entrepreneurial spirit

What’s Hinterland all about?

Network

Our Hinterland of Things network consists of owners of the leading German Mittelstand, investors of renowned VCs, founders of the most innovative startups. On the day of the Hinterland of Things Conference, we bring them all together for one day.

Innovation

Nowadays innovation is the success factor for start-ups as well as Mittelstand companies in order to be competitive. That is why we have developed different formats such as the Hinterland of Things Conference, the Hinterland Hack and Executive Circles, specifically to foster innovation in companies.

Transformation

We initiate and orchestrate the sustainable transformation of German Mittelstand. Hinterland of Things is the leading platform to enable and shape Digital Transformation in the heart of the German Mittelstand.

Former Speakers at Hinterland22

Innovation is shaped by creative minds. On Hinterland of Things Conference the most asked thought leaders came together.

Cal Henderson

Co-Founder and CTO of Slack

Verena Pausder

Entrepreneur, Investor, Digital Education Expert

Christian Miele

Partner at Headline

Paul Becker

Co-Founder & CEO re:cap

Farina Schurzfeld
Co-Founder Selfapy, startup advisor
Benjamin Adrion

Initiator Viva con Agua

Miriam Wohlfahrt

Founder & Co-CEO Banxware

Lars Klingbeil

SPD party chairman

JOIN HINTERLAND
AS A STARTUP

Accelerate your startup

The who’s-who of German Mittelstand comes together at Hinterland23. It’s your chance to present your Startup up to responsible decision-makers of German Mittelstand and leading VC’s.

Get the most out

Learn from the best: On our Founders Stage, the greatest founders share their mistakes and experiences with you.

Join the most exclusive network

Become part of the exclusive invite-only network of our Hinterland ecosystem.

Why attend?

Hinterland of Things is the most renowned invite-only tech Conference in Germany and brings networking to the next level. Join the Group of selected CEO’s of traditional companies, Founders of unicorns and soonicorns, leading Investors and Editors as well as Facilitators of Change.

Our Partners

Strong partnerships enable growth. On Hinterland of Things category leaders collaboratively create change together:

This is Hinterland

Hinterland of Things Conference 2023 will bring together the world’s leading Founders, Investors, and Executives of traditional companies for a curated and invite-only gathering of 1,500 attendees in Bielefeld – the heart of the German Mittelstand.
On four stages well-known speakers, successful entrepreneurs and leading experts presented their vision for the future. Combined with 10 exclusive Masterclasses, which were held by leading companies, the conference put high-class quality content first and lives up to the promise of being the deal-making and network platform in Germany.

Hinterland Stage

Get inspired by visionary Speakers, serial Entrepreneurs and industry Experts. At our iconic Hinterland of Things Stage, we connect, collaborate and learn from the most renowned personalities.

Masterclasses

The Hinterland Masterclasses are tailored to learn without limits – we bring you in the position to deep-dive and explore some of the most pressing topics of our time in the detail they deserve. Our Masterclasses are hosted by strong brands and companies. If you’re a Corporate, Founder or simply just interested in the world of digital transformation you have to attend at least one.

Masterclasses

The Hinterland Masterclasses are tailored to learn without limits – we bring you in the position to deep-dive and explore some of the most pressing topics of our time in the detail they deserve. Our Masterclasses are hosted by strong brands and companies. If you’re a Corporate, Founder or simply just interested in the world of digital transformation you have to attend at least one.

Founders Stage

The Founders Stage lives up to the promise of its name to represent the most successful Entrepreneurs, leading Investors, addressing the most relevant topics, by sharing their stories, learnings and best practices.

Exhibition

Our Exhibition consists of 21 innovative national and international TechStartups will present themselves. These are a maximum of 3 years old and have a B2B business model along the value chain in the areas of procurement, logistics, production, marketing & sales, internal organization (HR), IoT, cyber security and sustainability.

Exhibition

Our Exhibition consists of 21 innovative national and international TechStartups will present themselves. These are a maximum of 3 years old and have a B2B business model along the value chain in the areas of procurement, logistics, production, marketing & sales, internal organization (HR), IoT, cyber security and sustainability.

Founders Foundation Lounge

You are pimped to be the next Founder? Future Founders are our VIPs! Visit our Founders Foundation Lounge to learn more about our education programs. We’re looking forward to many new faces and beautiful minds!

Food & Drinks

Networking makes hungry! We are offering a selection of coffee and soft drinks during the whole Conference day. In our “Food and Drinks” area you will also find a variety of healthy and innovative food bars.

Travel

Traveling by plane: Nearby airports are Paderborn-Lippstadt, Hannover, Dortmund, Düsseldorf and Köln-Bonn.

Traveling by train:  You can buy a special train ticket for Hinterland of Things 2023 from Deutsche Bahn. The ticket has a fixed price, regardless of your arrival or departure station.

Traveling by tram:  On 14 June 2023, your Hinterland of Things 2023 Conference ticket is valid for transit to and from our event on all trams and buses in Bielefeld, all day long!

Hinterland Network

Food & Drinks

Networking makes hungry! We are offering a selection of coffee and soft drinks during the whole Conference day. In our “Food and Drinks” area you will also find a variety of healthy and innovative food bars.

Hinterland22 was a blast!

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