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.

Our seven Categories 2018:


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

5 reasons why you should apply now

Reason 1

If you apply early, we will check your application and give you tips to optimize it.

Reason 2

Benefit from the presence of your solution in all accompanying PR materials, including publications in press releases, on the eco and award website and in social media channels.

Reason 3

Your solution will be presented to leading representatives of the Internet industry, interesting business partners and potential customers at the exclusive award ceremony.

Reason 4

Convince the jury and you will join the list of well-known winners, outperform your competitors with the award and impress customers with the verdict of Europe's largest association of the Internet industry.

Reason 5

Boost your own public relations work with this coveted award, because the eco award ceremony will attract media attention.

Convince the jury and impress your customers with the award from Europe's largest association of the Internet industry. Be there on 28 November 2018!

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.

The winners of the 16th eco Internet Award at a glance

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.

eco Award 2018 16

Sonderpreis Digitale Wirtschaft des Landes NRW:
auxmoney GmbH

All winners and nominees 2016

View all pictures of the eco Award and eco Gala 2016

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”.

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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eco member companies receive a 50% discount on ticket prizes. To receive the promotion code, please send an email to

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Do you need a room for the eco://award & eco://kongress? eco offers for participants a contingent of rooms in various hotels within walking distance to the Wolkenburg.  Simply name the keyword "eco" when booking.

HOPPER et cetera

HOPPER Hotel et cetera

Bruesseler Strasse 26
50674 Cologne
T. +49.221.92440-0
F. +49.221.92440-6

HOPPER St. Antonius

eco://award und eco://kongress 2018 7

Dagobertstrasse 32
50668 Cologne
T. +49.221.1660-0
F: +49.221.1660-166

Courtyard by Marriott

eco://award und eco://kongress 2018 8

Dagobertstrasse 23
50668 Cologne
T. +49 221 846330
F: +49 221 846337777

Dorint am Heumarkt

eco://award und eco://kongress 2018 9

Pipinstrasse 1
50667 Cologne
T. +49 221 80 190 111
F: +49 221 80 190 190

single room € 89,90
double room € 109,90

single room from € 119,90
business single room € 125,00

single room € 135,00
double room € 145,00

single room € 199,00
double room € 234,00