eco://award & eco://kongress 2018

Meet the leading minds of the Internet industry in Cologne on November 28, 2018. Discuss the most important future-oriented digitalization topics at the eco://kongress, and be there when forward-looking companies are receiving the eco://award for the 17th time.



Digital transformation is in full swing: Innovative technologies, such as Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence, are transforming the economy and society. How can we solve the many economic, political and ethical challenges, so that we can seize the opportunities this transformation presents? What digital future do we actually want? These and many other questions will be discussed at the eco://kongress 2018.

AWARD 2018


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2018 marks the 17th time that forward-looking companies will receive the eco://award for outstanding products, projects, and services in seven main categories.


Because Connection is the Key

Datacenter Infrastructure

In the center of the Storm


Home is where the Server is


For a safer internet



Your digital Identity


Information anytime anywhere


Beyond the Horizon


You have developed innovative products, services, or processes that use the Internet as a basis or intelligent supplement? Convince the expert jury and impress your customers with the award from Europe’s largest association of the Internet industry. Join us on November 28, when we say again:

“Prepare the stage for the eco://award”.

Visions for the Future

Digitalization is not a force of nature. It is shaped by people with a vision. The many visionaries who are developing the Internet and pushing for digitalization, and thus creating our future – they are aiming high.

eco – Association of the Internet Industry – brings together these Internet industry ideas and competencies. With the eco://award 2018, we want to award visionaries who advance and shape the digital transformation.

We honor your commitment in order to support you to turn your vision of the future into reality.

Harald A. Summa
Chief Executive Officer, eco – Association of the Internet Industry
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Trust through Dialogue

The Internet and digitalization are transforming our communication behavior, our way of working, and our entire everyday life. We are experiencing a phase of structural change in which traditional industrial and economic sectors are evolving, and new business models are emerging on a daily basis. It is important to understand the opportunities and potentials of this transformation and to make use of them, to be ready for the future.

eco wants to be a trustworthy partner that represents the interests of its member companies in the Internet industry. In addition, we want to provide answers to the questions and challenges relating to the interconnected world.

Alexander Rabe
Managing Director, eco – Association of the Internet Industry

AWARD History


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The eco Award has been awarded under diverse titles since 1999 to honor the best companies and projects in the ever-evolving central topics in the Internet industry.

Due to its long history and ongoing development, the eco Award is one of the most renowned and recognized awards in the Internet industry. In the past, large companies were among the prize winners, as were young start-ups, which used the award as a springboard.

Previous winners include, for example, DPD Dynamic Parcel Distribution GmbH & Co. KG, auxmoney GmbH, InterNetX GmbH, Jobware Online-Service GmbH and ANEXIA Internetdienstleistungs GmbH

Here is an overview of all the winners of the 16th eco Internet Award:

Next Generation Infrastructure_B2B
Console Inc.

Next Generation Infrastructure_B2C
Filiago GmbH & Co. KG

Next Kraftwerke GmbH

DPD Dynamic Parcel Distribution GmbH & Co. KG

Emodz BV

New Work
Talentwunder UG (limited liability)

Next Generation Security


Hashplay Inc.

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Sonderpreis Digitale Wirtschaft des Landes NRW
auxmoney GmbH

All winners and nominees 2016

View all pictures of the eco Award and eco Gala 2016

Partner & Sponsor



The eco://award and eco://kongress are the stage for the Internet industry and the showcase for the digitalization of the industry and economy.

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Location: Wolkenburg Cologne

Enjoy the eco://kongress and the eco://award in a unique event location at the heart of Cologne.

Wolkenburg, Mauritiussteinweg 59, 50575 Cologne

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