#waterkant18
The Freshest Future Festival by @opencampus_sh ⚓ smart startups & companies, brave ideas, speeches and engaging workshops // #startupSH ⏬
120

startups and companies

700

visitors

237000

web reach

The Waterkant Festival 2017 made a strong contribution to networking and connecting local, regional, international companies and organisations in Schleswig Holstein, Germany and Northern Europe

At the same time, Schleswig Holstein was able to demonstrate its capabilities on the international start-up scene. More than 700 attended the festival, in addition to local attendees, there was a strong international presence from countries such as Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, the Netherlands and even South Africa.

SELECTED SPEAKERS FROM 2017

Thomas Jensen, CEO Wacken
Inga Wiele, Gezeitenraum
Julia Loske, Purple Squirrel Society e.V.
Peter Jaeger, Microsoft Deutschland
Victoria Bee
Marius Aabel, No Isolation

THE VENUE: MFG 5

We secured use of an awesome new venue for 2017 – a disused military helicopter base right on the waterside in Kiel! With huge spaces for the themed areas, and a large outdoors areas with great views over the Kieler Förde. It was the perfect Waterkant location.

THEMES & AREAS 2017

We created themed areas made up of startups and companies who operate in these sectors: AR & VR, Mobility, New Work, Women’s Entrepreneurship, Fintech & Blockchain, Gaming, Maritime, Education, Robotics.