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Thanksgiving Tech Dinner – Nov. 28, 19

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


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Thanksgiving Tech Dinner, Nov. 28, 19 –
Innovative German Startups meet the Bavarian Mittelstand!

We are proud to partner with IHK Muenchen on a totally new event format: Our Tech Dinners. In a very festive environment, right on the American Thanksgiving Day,  we take the most innovative German startups on stage – ready to mix and mingle with the Bavarian Mittelstand.

We expect 80 handpicked guests ranging from top-notch startup entrepreneurs, investors and leading corporates all all active in the field of growth and innovation.

The ticket price includes an exquisite 3 course Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner with matching wines that will be served in a very luxurious and upscale atmosphere. Be our guest, enjoy the coziness of the American Thanksgiving celebration and extend your network by dining with traditional industry experts and young entrepreneurs savvy in the latest technology trends.

8 German startups from the logistics, IoT, AI or digitalization sector will get the unique chance to get on stage and pitch their company to the audience. The winning startup of the evening will win a free ticket for the STEP USA program to New York City.

If you are a startup from the logistics, IoT, AI or digitalization sector interested in one of our 8 pitch slots, please fill out this form.
We will get back to you with an interim answer quickly. The final 8 pitch candidates will be chosen in mid October 2019.

If you wish to participate as a paying corporate guest, please register here.

Ticket per person: EUR 150.-

If you wish to participate as a non-pitching startup, please register here.

Ticket per person: EUR 25.-


05:00pm: Registration and Networking
06:00pm: Welcome Remarks by IHK Muenchen and GACC New York
06:15pm: Keynote Speech: Robert Hardt (Partner Catalyst Next 47 / Siemens)
              “Trends in Digitalization and the Internet of Things”
07:00pm: 4 Startup Pitches (5 min each) – while appetizers are served
07:20pm: Remarks on the current German – American economical situation:
Dietmar Rieg, President & CEO German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
07:40pm: 4 Startup Pitches (5 min each) – while main course is served
08:00pm: Dessert & Voting
08:30pm: Closing Remarks and STEP USA ticket winner announcement
10:00pm: End of Event


November 28
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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