Europe's leading digitization initiative Digital X enters the next round
Via Deutsche Telekom
Jan 22, 2020
Last year, more than 20,000 decision-makers took part in Europe's leading digitization initiative. In 2020, the Digital X goes into the third round and heads for visitor records. In six cities, the initiative provides a stage for the digital progress of the region. Politics, industry and associations meet to jointly advance digitalization. The "Digital Champions Award“ selects the best digitizers in the mid-sized sector - in the six regions and all over Germany. The final will be the Digital X 2020 in Cologne in November.
Digitization in German medium-sized businesses has progressed to varying degrees: from the first own online shop to a complex project in the Internet of Things (IoT). Sharing knowledge and networking with the best is the goal of Digital X this year too. Renowned speakers present digital know-how with a high practical relevance on four stages. It is about digital pioneers, innovations, showcase projects from medium-sized companies and technologies of tomorrow. Regional companies meet the world's best-known digital brands at the events. Telekom launched Digital X. Today, over 200 partners are taking part in the initiative.
The tour starts in March 2020. At the grand finale of Digital X 2020 in Cologne from November 19 to 20, companies and decision-makers from all over Germany come together.
The Digital Champions Award is Germany's largest cross-industry award for digitization. The joint project by WirtschaftsWoche and Telekom offers successful digitizers from medium-sized businesses a stage. The well-known award makes digital showcase projects and innovative solutions of the regional economy visible.
The preliminary decisions for the Digital Champions Award will take place in six regions. The winners of the preliminary decisions present their company at the respective regional event. Live streams and media reports make the winners public. They are also nominated as finalists for the “Best Regional Champion” special award of the national Digital Champions Award in November 2020.
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