19-21 March 2017, Berlin

with the main Summit 20-21 March


DIS 2017

19 - 21 March 2017

“The DIS is the essential
platform for content-driven
businesses to share digital
insights and innovations”

Main Summit
20 - 21 March
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In 2017, from March 19-21, we will celebrate our 10th anniversary. Over the years, DIS has established a reputation as the premium international media innovation event in Europe for publishers, marketeers and technologists to discuss innovations in and/or affecting the media industry (see a few of our testimonials on social media here).

No wonder then a record number of people have already taken advantage of our 2017 offer to book their places.

We now have more than 40 speakers confirmed, from companies such as of AJ+, AwesomenessTV, BBC Worldwide, Bisnode, CNN, Cvent, Emblematic Group, Harvard Business School, Hearken, Lakestar, NBC News Digital, NowThis, Quartz, Reuters Institute at Oxford University, Vivendi, The New York Times, The Washington Post and more. You should join them in Berlin.

Take a look at the draft agenda (note: subject to change) here.

Booking now with our Early Bird offer will save you €400 on eventual rates. This offer ends on 31 January 2017.


Organised and hosted by

Speakers in 2017

Marc Al-Hames
Managing Director
Cliqz GmbH

Laurie Benson

Paul Berney
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
mCordis/The Connected Marketer Institute

Robert Bosch
Ströer SE & Co. KGaA

Jennifer Brandel
CEO & Co-Founder

Daniel Cohen
General Partner
Carmel Ventures

Kelly Day
Chief Digital Officer

Frank Dopheide
Managing Director
Handelsblatt Publishing Group

Maximilian Gall
Founder and CEO

Moritz Gimbel
VP Product
NBC News Digital Group

Keith Hernandez

Gerrit Klein
Ebner Publishing Group

Lucy Küng
Google Digital News Senior Research Fellow
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University

Jay Lauf
President & Publisher, Quartz
Senior Vice President, Atlantic Media

Ilkka Lavas
Serial Entrepreneur & Publisher
City Magazine, Improve Media, TableOnline

Jamie Pallot
Executive Director & Co-Founder
Emblematic Group

John Peeters
Director Business Development & Co-Owner

Grzegorz Piechota
Research Associate
Harvard Business School

Mark Stephens
Head of Content Marketing
The Foundry, Time Inc. UK

John Wilpers
Senior Director
Innovation Media Consulting


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Who attends?

The Digital Innovators’ Summit attracts senior executives and key decision makers from magazine and digital media groups from around the world.  Attendees include CEOs, Managing Directors, Publishers, Editors as well as executives from Business Development, Interactive, Marketing and Sales. Here are just a few of the companies that have had attendees at DIS.

Don't miss out.  Join us!

19 - 21 March 2017 (main Summit 20-21 March)
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Französische Straße 33a-c
10117 Berlin

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