Are you ready for ruhrSUMMIT?

Already, the ruhrSUMMIT takes place for the ninth time this year. The ruhrSUMMIT is the lighthouse event in the region - with an impact far beyond the Ruhr region and Germany. Participants from over 50 countries have already been guests.

Finally, the time has come again! On May 28, 2024, the ruhrSUMMIT brings together players in the atmospheric Jahrhunderthalle in a new, long-lasting and accessible manner. You are cordially invited to actively participate in this global exchange and get to know relevant players of the international start-up ecosystem.

Under the triad PASSION.POWER.PEOPLE top speakers will entertain you with innovative and interactive impulses on our Innovation Stage. Start-ups will present their business models on the Pitch Stage. In the new ruhrMETROPOLIS, both corporates and start-ups will exhibit in Towns organised according to topics, the Investors Lounge will enable intensive discussions, and areas for entertainment, catering and relaxation will round off the ruhrSUMMIT.


What's awaiting you?

  • The latest start-up technologies with a focus on B2B
  • Matchmaking with investors and decision-makers from established companies
  • Inspiration and experience reports from digitalisation experts

On 28 May 2024, the ruhrSUMMIT will finally take place LIVE again in the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum. Join us for a special business event: ruhrSUMMIT 2024 brings together start-ups, corporates and investors in a new, sustainable and close way. Become part of the international start-up ecosystem and actively participate in the global exchange in the start-up scene.

Let’s generate valuable learnings together!

The ruhrMETROPOLIS as the new exhibition area is divided into several topic towns. This way you can target the topics that interest you and benefit from the combined know-how! Generate added value for yourself and your discussion partners through direct exchange in the Towns or by actively participating in the stage programme. Inspire and be inspired!

Our aim? We want to send you home with loads of knowledge, networking and experiences! Don’t miss out on an event that will support you in growing personally as well as further your business and get your tickets now!

ruhrSUMMIT 2023