On November 11-12, 2014, AmCham Germany and the F.A.Z.-Institut, in cooperation with the Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC), and the Federation of German Industries e.V. (BDI) hosted the Eighth Annual Transatlantic Business Conference “The Transatlantic Marketplace: Challenges and Opportunities Beyond 2014.” Event co-organizers once again included Commerzbank AG and Deloitte & Touche GmbH.
As an outstanding networking event for leading executives, financial decision-makers and high-ranking politicians, the annual fall conference explores critically important issues facing the transatlantic economic relationship. With keynote addresses, panel discussions and workshops, the conference provides strategic inspiration and an opportunity to exchange practice-oriented insights. This year’s event focused on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
As noted in the program, Timotheus Höttges, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Telekom AG; Kasper Rorsted, Chief Executive Officer of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA; Prof. Andreas Barner, Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of Boehringer Ingelheim; Martina Koederitz, General Manager of IBM Germany; and Ulrich Grillo, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), were speakers at the conference.