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april 11, 2024 - 4.00 PM CEsT


How can you get in touch with more than one million companies from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and especially from the Rhine-Ruhr Area? Right, the Chambers of Industry and Commerce in North Rhine-Westphalia are your gateway! In this webinar you will get to know the several chambers and what support you can get from them. They can get you in touch with local and regional companies, accelerators, potential investors and useful branch networks. Furthermore they gladly assist you at settling your business here to NRW, Germany.

4.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction
Marc Meckle, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Essen (IHK)
4.05 PM
Our service for international startups
How do you reach 1 million companies in NRW?
How do you get into the right networks?
How do we help you with your first steps on site?

Marc Thom, Corporate Vice President CVC @Henkel and Head of Henkel dx Ventures
4.20 PM
German chambers abroad: Opening up the world through our networks
Caroline Hüttner, Head of Division AHK Projects at DIHK DEinternational 
4.25 PM
Journey through NRW: Which region is the best fit for you?

The chambers present the advantages of their region in short three-minute pitches:

IHK Düsseldorf presented by Katrin Lange
IHK Duisburg presented by Marcus Raasch
IHK Essen presented by Marc Meckle and Meike Sommer
IHK Nord Westfalen (Gelsenkirchen) presented by Madleen Leufker
IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet presented by Jessica Sollböhmer
IHK zu Dortmund presented by Simone Herrmann
SIHK Hagen presented by Nick Neidl
4.50 PM
Time for Q&A
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