KickStart Europe 2018

For the first 20 eco members that register through this link, we offer a complimentary entrance ticket for this networking and trends event in data hub Amsterdam!

In 2017 alone, we generated more data than in the entire history of mankind. To keep up with these ever growing market demands, insights are everything. On January 24, 2018, the KickStart Europe Conference offers these insights on trends and investments in Connectivity, Data Centers and Cloud. From developers to investors and from leading analysts (CBRE) to constructors: it’s time for the European digital industry to meet and learn from each other in RAI Amsterdam, to kick-off a great 2018. Continue reading

Data Center: The Colocation Branch in Transition

The Changing Data Center Landscape in Germany – an Outlook and Overview

The German data center industry is currently experiencing a growth rate of around 10%. Relative to other German industrial sectors, this represents quite robust growth – but in international comparison, this growth-rate in data center technology merely places Germany in the midfield. Continue reading

eco Capital Office New Year's Reception

The eco Capital Office New Year’s Reception will take place on 30.01.2018 and will run under the motto “What’s next? Digitalpolitik in der 19. Legislaturperiode” (Digital Policy in the 19th Legislative Term). We are looking forward to giving an outlook for the new year.

Personal invitations will be sent at the beginning of January. With the invitation, you will receive a personal code for registration. If you have any questions, please contact

eco Cologne New Years’ Reception

Save the date!

The eco Cologne New Years’ Reception will take place on 1 February 2018. We look forward to providing an outlook over the year 2018.

eco Kubus
Lichstrasse 43i
50825 Cologne

For enquiries, please contact

Blockchain Masters 2018 – Call for Papers

Blockchain Masters 2018 – the Internet industry’s business and innovation conference on the blockchain trends of today and tomorrow

On 15 February 2018, eco – Association of the Internet Industry and Heise Medien are organizing the Blockchain Masters 2018 in Hamburg. Blockchain experts, IT specialists and business decision-makers are meeting to inform themselves and exchange knowledge about current trends, new strategies, and their experiences, in the extensive specialist conference program.

Call for Papers

Specialists have until 31 September 2017 to submit their ideas for a presentation or a workshop.

The Blockchain Masters will present innovative concepts, projects and ideas – above and beyond the financial and insurance sectors – that support companies in mastering new challenges. Continue reading

CSA Summit 2018

emails & more
The Reward Program for Frequent Emailers

The effectiveness and relevancy of emailing to build up long-lasting customer relationships is beyond any doubt. However, of course a single emailing is not enough to create a stable relationship.

During the CSA Summit 2018, we will onboard you as a frequent emailer or receiver, as we journey together into the world of customer relationships.

Gain insights and learn more about how to build strong customer relationships with emailing. Learn first-hand from email receivers and industry experts how you as a frequent emailer can get rewarded for good practices!

The CSA Summit will also allow you to enlarge your network within the email industry in a very friendly atmosphere. Continue reading

future thinking 2018

The Data Center Congress on 24. & 25.04.2018

On 24 and 25 April 2018, the German data center industry will meet again at future thinking in Darmstadt. With congress, exhibition, awards and a whole lot of networking, the event has been attracting experts and interested specialists for the last 8 years – in 2018 it will take place for the third time in a row in the research and congress center darmstadtium. Continue reading

IX Domaining Europe 2018

7 – 9 June 2018, València – in cooperation with eco
Limited number of eco Special Tickets available!

DomainingEurope is an event at which top-level decision makers from the global domain industry share new ideas, do business and synergize. It enables the communication between registrars, registries and most importantly registrants. The continuous change of the global market and the constant addition of new top-level domains calls for new marketing and monetization strategies. Read more

Past Events


On December 12, 2017, the City of Cologne, the German media academy, InsurLab Germany, the German ICT & Media Institute and eco - Association of the Internet industry invite you to the Blockchain PreMasters 2017 at the Alte Pfandhaus in Cologne.

€100 discount for eco members - please contact for your exclusive discount code

Blockchain experts and business decision-makers meet to examine selected areas of use for blockchain applications. Join the discussion, when important issues such as regulation, legal aspects and confidence in this new technology are debated.

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DE-CIX Summit & Holiday Party 2017 - New York

Join us on a journey into an interconnected digital world - DE-CIX New York Summit & Holiday Party 2017!

Don't miss this year's highlight industry event for interconnection: The DE-CIX New York Summit & Holiday Party! Join us on a journey into an interconnected digital world to discuss upcoming challenges and opportunities with industry experts.

In addition to groundbreaking and trendsetting presentations, the half-day event provides room for attendees to discuss market trends, new business opportunities, and network with existing and future peers. This year’s agenda includes various presentations covering topics around the future of interconnection, digitalization, and all its challenges and opportunities.

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Community Stand at Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt & Data Centre World 2017

Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt on 28-29 November will this year again bring together leading decision-makers with the most innovative, exciting providers of cloud computing solutions and offer the opportunity to learn from each other and do business.

Last year, Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt, together with its parallel sister events Cloud Security Expo and Data Centre World Frankfurt, attracted a record number of 5,000 IT leaders and the most important names in the cloud computing market, offering two days of unbeatable dialogs – from getting to know new contacts , to exchanging ideas and experience, and on to concluding business deals.

EuroCloud Deutschland and eco will organize a community stand again this year that offers our members an inexpensive possibility to be represented at the trade fair. Interested member companies should contact

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DE-CIX Summit 2017 - Madrid

The sky's the limit! – DE-CIX Summit, 23 November, Madrid De Madrid al cielo... ¡De Internet!

Just one year into business, and with more than 80 networks connected, DE-CIX has been supporting the growth of interconnection ecosystems in Madrid, making the Spanish capital the fastest growing Internet Exchange worldwide and its metro area the No. 1 interconnection hub in the South of Europe.

Such a dynamic context raises the question of what the digital horizon on the Iberian Peninsula looks like. The DE-CIX Summit Madrid will bring together the interconnection business, the Internet industry, and public institutions to provide answers to this question. Continue reading