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T-Systems T-Systems is Deutsche Telekom's major customer division and Europe's number one information and communication technology provider for the auto industry. About 5,000 experienced industry specialists support manufacturers, » more suppliers and dealers improve cross-company cooperation with information and communication technology, standardize business processes along the entire value chain and deliver more security, convenience and innovative services into vehicles. IT architects and system specialists develop made-to-order software solutions and provide for their smooth integration into existing IT environments. T-Systems has a global infrastructure consisting of computing centers and networks. The company takes charge of centralized applications such as SAP, and handles the maintenance and further development of applications.

» www.t-systems.de

Platinum Sponsors

Facebook Facebook was founded in 2004. Its explicit mission is to give people the possibility of building communities that would bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay in touch with friends and other people, to find out what's going on in the world and to share content they feel is important.

» www.facebook.com

PWC At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. » more Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com. PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details. With over 5000 specialists in more than 50 countries, PwC is a global leader in providing professional services to the automotive industry. PwC audits three of the top six Fortune Global 500 OEMs, four of the top 10 Automotive News Global 100 Automotive Suppliers and provides professional services to 89 of the Top 100 Automotive News Global Automotive Suppliers. PwC Autofacts® offers automotive forecasting services and is a provider of automotive market analysis, strategy development, and competitive intelligence to the world's leading vehicle manufacturers, automotive suppliers, and support organizations.

» www.pwc.de/auto

Gold Sponsors

AutodeskMAKE ANYTHING. Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced » more what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software.

» www.autodesk.de/

Invest in MoroccoMorocco is positioning itself as a production and development platform for the European automotive industry. With its investment-friendly business environment, its first-class infrastructure, its competitive labor costs, and its labor » more availability, the country has tremendously increased its appeal to automakers and suppliers.

» www.invest.gov.ma

MHP – A Porsche CompanyMHP Management- und IT-Beratung GmbH is a leading consultancy – primarily for mobility and manufacturing – and a subsidiary of Porsche AG. The unique MHP approach to » more consulting is based on the symbiosis of management and IT consulting services. MHP, as a process supplier, optimizes and digitizes customer processes throughout the value chain. We advise and guide our customers worldwide with the help of more than 2,500 employees from our facilities in Ludwigsburg (2), Frankfurt, Munich, Nuremberg, Essen, Wolfsburg, Berlin, Zürich/Regensdorf (Switzerland), Atlanta (USA), Shanghai (China) and Cluj-Napoca (Romania). And we want to continue to grow. The MHP philosophy: excellence.

» www.mhp.de

TOTALTOTAL QUARTZ is a supplier of premium quality lubricants. As a customer, you benefit from nationwide service in Germany including consultation for your lubricant needs. At TOTAL, we invest a great deal in Research and » more Development in order to increase the efficiency of our products. We collaborate with well-known automotive and motorcycle manufacturers, so that our engineers benefit from the expertise of their colleagues through joint research centers. Because of this, TOTAL's high-performance lubricants are deliberately calibrated to meet the specific needs of individual brands.

TOTAL QUARTZ – keep your engine younger for longer.

» total.de

Silver Sponsors

Neutral expertise with international reach
DEKRA Business Units
DEKRA is one of the world's leading expert organisations. The company currently maintains a presence in 50 countries in Western and Eastern Europe as well as in the USA, Brazil, North and South Africa, Israel, Japan and » more China. More than 37,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection. The DEKRA Business Units "Automotive", "Industrial" and "Personnel" provide professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle inspections, expert appraisals, international claims management, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection and qualification.

» www.dekra.de

Macedonian Government – Free Zones AuthorityThe Macedonian Government's Free Zones Authority provides the most efficient business climate in Eastern Europe with unparalleled incentives, » more world-class infrastructure, and excellent service. The success and attractiveness of Macedonia's zones and overall investment climate is confirmed by ranking 11th globally and 1st in Eastern Europe in Ease of Doing Business, according to the World Bank's 2018 report. Choose Macedonia and realize the best value proposition, as many automotive companies already have: Aptiv, Adient, Lear, Johnson Matthey, Kostal, Dräxlmaier, Joyson Safety Systems, Amphenol, Gentherm, Van Hool, Kemet, Kromberg & Schubert, Marquardt, ODW Elektrik, ARC Automotive, and many others. We invite you to visit our web site, www.fez.gov.mk, and learn more about the highest level of incentives offered in the Macedonian Free Zones.

» www.fez.gov.mk

msx InternationalFollowing.

» www.msxi.com

TÜV SÜDTÜV SÜD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed » more to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 800 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of about 24,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognised as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk.

» tuv.com

Sponsors

DATDeutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT) is an internationally active company in the automobile industry, with a mandate to collect and process comprehensive vehicle data and, particularly via the SilverDAT® system, make it » more widely and cost-effectively available to the industry. DAT sees itself as an impartial intermediary for all automobile industry stakeholders and has been supported by its partners, VDA, VDIK and ZDK, for over 85 years. This structure has given DAT a unique status and a special mandate within the automobile industry.

» www.dat.de/en-int/home.html

Sogefi Sogefi (CIR group), founded in 1980 and listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in the STAR segment, is a world leader in the automotive components sector, with innovative products in three business areas: filtration, suspensions» more , and air and cooling systems. In 2017 Sogefi posted revenues of € 1.7 billion. The company is partner to most vehicle manufacturers worldwide and is present in 23 countries with 41 production plants, 4 research centres and 10 development centres. Sogefi, which employs 6,900 people, is committed to sustainability and promotes the principles of social responsibility throughout its entire supply chain.

www.sogefigroup.com

TrascoSince 1983 Trasco Bremen GmbH has been a leading supplier of armoured vehicles and special conversions for both German and international OEMs. TRASCO is a reliable partner from the entire development, prototyping, the » more production of components and assemblies right up to the production of complete armoured vehicles in individual production or small series including the desired certifications. With its highly specialized employees the company covers a wide range of services in-house. The company is a registered VDA member in manufacturing group I and has a manufacturer key number (HSN). Put your trust in Trasco Bremen GmbH - the competent and reliable OEM partner for special projects!

» trasco-bremen.de

Valeo Valeo is a partner of the automotive and commercial vehicle industry worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo develops innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of » more CO2 emissions and to the development of intuitive driving. In 2017, the Group generated sales of €18.5 billion and invested over 12% from OEM sales in research and development. Valeo has 185 plants, 56 research & development centers and 15 distribution platforms, and employs 115,000 people (June 30 2018) in 33 countries worldwide. Valeo is listed on the Paris stock exchange and is a member of the CAC 40 index.

» valeo.de

Start-up Patron

McKinsey & CompanyMcKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm, deeply committed to helping institutions in the private, public and social sectors achieve lasting success. For over eight decades, our primary » more objective has been to serve as our clients' most trusted external advisor. With consultants in more than 120 offices in 65 countries, across industries and functions, we bring unparalleled expertise to clients anywhere in the world. We work closely with teams at all levels of an organization to shape winning strategies, mobilize for change, build capabilities and drive successful execution.

» www.mckinsey.de

SPONSORSHIPS The Automobilwoche Kongress in Berlin is a "must" for top managers in the automotive industry. Our sponsors regularly use the Congress as a valuable instrument for strategic communication. By intelligently linking your sponsorship measures with Automobilwoche's print and online advertising, you can forge extremely high-quality contacts reaching into the highest levels of management. Talk to us and use the Automobilwoche Kongress for your B2B communication as well.

Thomas Heringer
Publishing Manager, Sales and Marketing
Automobilwoche

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