Invitation to Ecosummit 2012 on 22-23 March in Berlin
It is our pleasure to invite you to Ecosummit 2012. ECO12 is our third international Smart Green Business Conference and takes place on 22-23 March 2012 in the beautiful Radialsystem in Berlin. We bring together startups, VCs, corporates and utilities fostering cleantech, renewable energy, emobility, smart green city and sustainability. We expect 400 participants and have already confirmed 26 speakers, 10 sponsors, 15 partners, 45 jury members and 17 award nominees. The next 2.5 months are going to be super exciting and you should join us in Berlin for our annual climax – ECO12.
Our partners include German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), Bloomberg New Energy Finance, neue energie, VC Magazin, Cleanthinking, DGNB, Architizer, Cleantech Investor, deutsche startups, Deal Radar and Munich Network. Our sponsors include centrotherm, TaylorWessing, Green Technology Staffing, Autodesk and High-Tech Gründerfonds.
For the first time we run the ECO12 Award and already nominated 17 startups from 6 countries. Our international expert jury features 45 judges and we have 5 jury places left. The winners of the Facebook voting get 6 ECO12 tickets, the winners of the jury voting get €15K prize money. Award applications are possible until 1 March 2012. We encourage you to apply soon and help us spread the word.
Next to the award we offer investor pitches to smart green startups. We also have speaker opportunities available. And, of course, we welcome further sponsors. 4 affordable sponsorship packages are on offer: Silver (€2.5K), Gold (€5K), Platinum (€10K) and Diamond (€20K). Sponsors can do marketing at the event while benefiting from the marketing leverage of our 15 partners as well as our own online marketing activities.
Google Analytics summarises our online audience during the last 12 months: 23K Unique Visitors from 146 countries and 130K Pageviews coming via 610 traffic sources. Moreover, Ecosummit TV on Youtube received over 18K Videoviews while we enjoy the support of 525 Facebook fans and 1.100 Twitter followers.
ECO12 features Karl Leo who is a serial entrepreneur and recently won the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011 for his organic electronics research with the co-founders of Novaled and Heliatek. Jürgen Schmid (Fraunhofer IWES), Peter Fath (centrotherm), Michael Linse (KPCB), Bart Markus (Wellington), Urban Keussen (E.ON), Marie-Anne Brodschii (Veolia), Hans Streng (ABB), Gerd Leonhard (Green Futurist) and Thibaud Le Séguillon (Heliatek) also go on stage.
If you want to participate, please buy your ECO12 ticket which costs €990,00 incl. VAT (€832,00 net).
We wish you, your family and team a happy, healthy and successful 2012, may the smart green force be with you.
We look forward to seeing you at ECO12 and send kind regards from Berlin.
Jan Michael Hess, Ecosummit Founder, and Team
Tags: Berlin, Cleantech, Corporates, ECO12, ECO12 Award, ECO12 Invitation, Ecosummit 2012, Emobility, Radialsystem, renewable energy, Smart Green Business Network, Smart Green City, Smart Green Economy, Startups, Sustainability, Utilities, VCs