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Start-up@ISH

Start-up@ISH

The world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water puts the industry's newcomers in the spotlight.

Start-ups at ISH

As a unique driver of innovation, ISH is the flagship of the sector and at the same time the place where solutions for a sustainable future become tangible. In March 2023, the world's leading trade fair, together with the VdZ – the German Association for Energy Efficiency in Building Services, will therefore offer young, innovative start-ups a platform to present themselves and make valuable contacts.  

Start-up@ISH Programme

  • Startup pitches on the stage of the newly created associations area
  • After-hours and morning mingles as networking events in the space of the associations area
  • Startup Talks on top ISH top themes with start-up participation
  • Spotlight stories from founders, experts and companies who report on successful, but also failed business ideas, outline the innovation process, present inspirations and cooperations and much more

Your advantages as a start-up at ISH

Start-up@ISH Forum

On site

  • one-day participation as an exhibitor at ISH
  • Startup Booth: own exhibitor stand on the associations area in the foyer of Hall 12.0
  • 10-minute pitch on the ISH Energy stage
  • 2 exhibitor tickets for the team plus 50 visitor tickets
  • the opportunity to network with around 2000 exhibitors from 50 countries
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Digital

  • entry in the ISH Contactor 
  • Possibility of virtual meetings on the ISH Digital Extension platform
  • own pitch video
  • increased media presence in the context of trade fair reporting
  • comprehensive media package incl. ISH Digital Extension

Participation criteria

Startups are young, fast-growing and/or innovative companies. They are:

  • younger than 10 years,
  • (highly) innovative in their products/services, technology and/or business model,
  • have significant employee and/or revenue growth (or are aiming for it)

Costs & Registration

Interested start-ups can apply for a one-day participation at a start-up compact price of € 300.00 (plus VAT) at ISH 2023. The compact price includes a complete stand for start-ups.

Up to 25 start-ups can participate in the Start-up Area at ISH. Details on the benefits, participation requirements and other registration modalities are available at https://startups.vdzev.de. There you can apply for participation directly via the registration form.

Contact:

Sophie Bode (VdZ)
030 / 27874408-24
sophie.bode@vdzev.de

ISH - Team
+49 69 7575 3273
ish@messefrankfurt.com