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Webinar: IT Business Opportunities in Europe and the CeBIT trade show

Thursday, December 4th, 12pm EST

The U.S. Commercial Service and the CeBIT team will host a complimentary webinar for U.S. information technology companies on Europe’s IT market and the CeBIT trade show. The webinar will feature representatives from two US based companies with strongholds in Europe. They will provide attendees with their perspectives of the European IT industry and CeBIT as a strategic business platform.


  • Introduction: U.S. Commercial Service, Karen Parker, Global ICT Team Leader
  • Opportunities in Europe and at CeBIT: Florian Eisenbach, Director CeBIT
  • U.S. Company Testimonial: Accusoft, Rick Scanlan, Director Sales
  • U.S. Company Testimonial: nextScan, Ernesto Pinal, VP Business Development
  • CeBIT 2015 USA Support: Hannover Fairs USA, Marsha Winston, Director of Sales for CeBIT
  • Questions & Answers


Along with an introduction of business opportunities for U.S. IT firms in Europe, the webinar will dive specifically into the world of CeBIT. With over 210,000 international visitors and a renowned Global Conference Program which have featured Steve Wozniak (Co-founder of Apple) and Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikipedia), the event fosters the ideal environment for business generation, effective networking, and cross-industry knowledge transfer.


March 16-20, 2015, in Hannover

CeBIT is the world's largest trade fair showcasing B2B digital IT and telecommunications solutions. The key target groups are enterprise focused users from the industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the services sector, government agencies, and science.

CeBIT offers an international platform for comparing notes on current industry trends, networking, global conference speakers and product presentations. Deutsche Messe AG has been organizing CeBIT in Hannover each spring since 1986. More information can also be found on the website of Hannover Fairs USA, the U.S. subsidiary of the event organizer Deutsche Messe AG.


Mathias Koeckeritz
Commercial Specialist
U.S. Embassy Berlin
Phone: +49-30-8305-1910
Email: Mathias.Koeckeritz@trade.gov

Doris Groot
Commercial Specialist
U.S. Consulate General Munich
Phone: +49-89-2888-749
Email: Doris.Groot@trade.gov

Marsha Winston
U.S. Director of Sales for CeBIT
Phone: +1 (609) 540-1433
Email: mwinston@hfusa.com

Cliff Ruffin
U.S. Director of Sales for CeBIT
Phone: +1 (469) 744-9671
Email: cruffin@hfusa.com