Germany's leading B2B Startup Expo & Conference

Explore our Stages

DDD23 brings together inspiring people, founders and experts on 5 stages. Find out more about the stages here:

Main Stage

Top acts. Expert knowledge. Impulses.

Experience exciting stars, thought leaders, CEOs and entrepreneurs on our Main Stage. This year's DDD23 main topics are HealthTech, GreenTech and DeepTech NRW.

Startup Stage

Latest innovations. Exciting pitches.

Our Startup Stage is the stage for innovative entrepreneurs. All startups exhibiting in our expo can compete for one of the coveted spots in the Startup Pitch Battle.

In a live pitch, they present their digital innovation to the audience. Who will win and secure the prize? Be curious!

Workshop Stage

Learn from industry experts.

Experts from the industry, startup founders and visionaries report on their experiences and share their knowledge.

In the various workshops we deal with topics such as IoT, innovation platforms, female entrepreneurship or digitalization & sustainability.

Vision stage

Emerging trends. AI. New encounters.

Immerse yourself in the future of technology and innovation.  In the speed dating powered by IHK Düsseldorf, selected startups have the opportunity to get matched with SMEs to recognize synergies and accelerate growth.  

We are delighted that the European AI Summit - powered by NRW Global Business & Transatlantic AI eXchange - will take place on our Vision Stage as part of DDD. In 90 min there will be individual impulses from 15 speakers from practice and research. Dive deep into AI topics here.

Expo Area

Meet 250+ tech startups from NRW, Germany and the world. Network with them on site and arrange meetings in our Investors & Corporate Lounge via our matchmaking app.


These are the startups you need to know.

At our expo, you'll get up close and personal with the digital innovations of over 250 national and international tech startups.

Are you interested in startups from the HealthTech or GreenTech sector? Then plan your individual tour through the exhibition.

You want to become an exhibitor? This way.

Investors and Corporate Lounge

Our lounge exclusively for investors & startups.

In our Investors and Corporate Lounge you will meet in 1:1 conversations with exciting contacts.

All investors, corporate representatives and startups can arrange to meet via our matchmaking app.

Matchmaking App

Plan your individual DDD day.

With our matchmaking app Talque you have the chance to plan your individual event day. There will be a digital job exchange as well as direct digital networking. In addition, matchmaking tables in the Investors & Company Lounge can be booked via Talque.

With the purchase of the tickets you will receive your access to the matchmaking app.

Party & Special Acts

This is the most fun part of DDD23, and we promise there will be tons of networking and parties.

Aftershow Party

Let's celebrate the DDD together.

What is an event without an Aftershow Party? We also think: Such a great day has to be celebrated. We have music acts in store for you to let the evening end in a cool atmosphere.

NFT Art Exhibition

Presented by Flux Collective together with

Everyone is talking about NFTs. They are loved and hated, they polarise. One more reason to get involved with them. Experience the NFT art exhibition.

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