Bitkom Services

Bitkom Events

Benefit from the image of Bitkom as forerunner in the digital economy by contributing to our events as partner, and address your target groups directly, for instance as a keynote speaker at our digital conferences or at a meeting with your customers at one of the executive events. As a participant at events such as the or the Summer Festival for Politics and Business in Berlin you can expect high-class speakers, keynotes, workshops and extensive networking.

Whether as a partner or a participant: With Bitkom you are represented at the key events of the digital economy.

Services for members and non-members:

  • Representation: As a partner we offer you a strong and individual presence at Germany's top digital events.
  • Advice: Our team develops tailor-made strategies for our partners – from the selection of events to concrete measures.
  • Networking: We create a common platform for global players and start-ups, politics, business and science.
Bitkom Academy

The Bitkom Academy is the first port of call for the further training of specialists and executives in IT topics and digital trends. Participants benefit, above all, from the expertise and practical experience of all Bitkom trainers.

We offer our customers a broad range of seminars, ranging from data protection to IT security, from social media and sales to project management. The Bitkom Academy qualifies your staff for the practical challenges of your business.

Services for members and non-members:

  • In-house seminars : In co-operation with you we develop a company-specific programme for the further education of your staff and train them individually and in a targeted manner for their professional practice.
  • Contact seminars : Released from the company routine, our trainers train your staff in our conference rooms. Here participants also benefit from the exchange with one another.
  • Online seminars : With one mouse click our trainers will come directly to you in your office and train you via a live link-up. Short learning segments on several consecutive days enable intensive and in-depth training.
  • Advice : Our experts will advise you individually as to which seminars and formats would be the most effective for the further education of your staff.
Bitkom Consult

The team from Bitkom Consult advises companies in the digital economy on the participation in public tenders and on questions of data protection. Our experts support start-ups, SMEs and global players – for example with the development of data protection guidelines, in the role of an external data protection officer or with the formulation of tenders and their legal assessment for competitive tendering.

As members of the Bitkom working groups for Data Protection and Public Contracts our advisers, are always up-to-date on the latest technical developments. At the same time, when providing advice, they draw on their many years experience of working for and with companies in the digital industry.

Services for members and non-members:

  • Advice: In co-operation with you we draft legally water-tight solutions tailor-made for your company.
  • Training: We provide professional further education for your staff at the Bitkom Academy and in tailor-made in-house seminars.
  • Coaching: We support you individually in your corporate career.
  • Sample GTC : With the aid of the Bitkom Sample GTC you can formulate water-tight contracts with customers, without loopholes.
Bitkom Research

Bitkom Research offers you market research from one source, from advice and formulating a concept to the execution of field studies and the effective marketing of the results. We deliver data and analyses to you that will support your decisions for business development as well as the implementation of marketing and PR measures.

Bitkom Research has been analysing the national and international ITC market for renowned customers for many years. Benefit from the methods and technical competence of our experts – sound market analysis is the foundation of your success.

  • International and national market data: Our EITO market reports show you which market segments and countries offer opportunities for growth.
  • Tailor-made analyses: We devise custom-made studies for your company and conduct consumer and company surveys.
  • Marketing/PR: Upon request we integrate the study results into the communication of the Bitkom Group and in so doing generate extensive reporting on your topics.
Bitkom Compliance Solutions

With the weee full-service Bitkom offers manufacturers, importers and distributors of electronic devices a European-wide compliance solution for the sale and disposal of electronic devices, batteries and packaging.

Throughout Europe, the trade of electronic products, batteries and packaged appliances falls under the European WEEE, Battery and Packaging Directive. The aim of these country-specific legal regulations is to ensure that the materials used are disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. We can communicate with the official authorities and take care of all the legal issues on your behalf. Working with us, you have a single contact. More than 3,000 small and medium enterprises, as well as global players from all over the world, are already benefiting from our long-term experience.

Our service for electronic devices, batteries and packaging:

  • Registration and reporting: Initial registration of all products and brands, on-time reporting of all monthly and yearly reports as well as handling all communications with the authorities and partners
  • Disposal: Picking up and disposing of the products by certified partners
  • Guarantee: Issuing an insolvency proof guarantee for electronic devices according to German WEEE law

Our service is for members and non-members.