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16-19 September 2019 | Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, Frankfurt

Driving new growth and value with platform and ecosystem strategies

Europe's leading event on business model transformation

If you don't have a platform strategy, you don't have a strategy

Stand out from the crowd

Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help. Contact james.roberts@knect365.com or call +44 (0)20 7017 7944 for more information.

The world's biggest platform economy event

Time for a business model revolution in Europe

As we enter the 4th Industrial Revolution unprecedented threats and opportunities emerge, for all businesses in all sectors.

The summit helps leaders define bold new strategies that drive new growth, value and productivity.

Helping European business and society thrive

The summit is a senior executive strategy event, focused on:

  • how digitalisation and platform business models are impacting business and society
  • how corporate and government leaders, investors, policy makers and entrepreneurs can best respond, in order to stimulate new growth, value and productivity
  • how leaders can dramatically enhance their innovation and growth strategies
Unique gathering of leaders and experts

Join 500+ senior corporate decision makers, entrepreneurs, investors, and government policy makers from the most important and innovative organisations across Europe and beyond.

Meet and network with corporate leaders from across multiple sectors - including transportation, financial services, life sciences, industrial manufacturing, energy, software and tech, telecoms, and more.

Insights from platform strategy experts

Hear from 90+ expert speakers, including the world's leading experts on business model transformation, platforms and ecosystems.

Explore the new strategic opportunities and threats from platforms and ecosystems.

Learn from those at the forefront of the platform economy revolution.

Specially curated content and interactive format

New analysis, case studies and best practices shared via an engaging and interactive format.

Cutting-edge strategies, ideas and concepts that you can take back to your organisation.

Additional training options

In-depth online and face-to-face training options for teams planning platform-based strategies and ventures: before and after the summit.

Platform Economy Summit Europe 2018 highlights


"A fantastic opportunity to see not only where we are on the global stage with platforms, but also to think about what it means at the European level"

Mark Spelman, Head of Thought Leadership, World Economic Forum

"The platform economy is the biggest economic revolution since the invention of the social market economy. We need more European platforms. It is an excellent idea to have this Summit."

Peter Altmaier, Minister of Economic Affairs, Germany

Watch the video to discover more take-aways like this from the inaugural Platform Economy Summit in Berlin.

500+
senior corporate leaders
60%
of the ‘Unicorn’ billion dollar start-ups are platform businesses
#1
The world's biggest event on the platform economy

Stand out from the crowd


We'll provide you with the platform to connect with industry leaders from across the Europe.

Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help.

Contact james.roberts@knect365.com or call +44 (0)20 7017 7944 for more information.

See the photos from 2018


Here are just a few snaps from Europe's first major platform economy event. 

300+ senior corporate leaders came together in Berlin to meet, network, and kick-start a business model revolution for Europe.

New growth playbook

Helping you prepare for the summit

The New Growth Playbook™ is a new online video-based learning programme for senior executives and their teams on the role of platforms in enabling business model transformation. New holistic framework, in-depth case studies, and actionable next step checklists. Ideal as a 'warm up' for the Summit, or for colleagues who can't attend.

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