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We serve a large number of future-oriented and trend-conscious customers from engineering to automobiles, from telecommunication to the food industry. The result? Exceptional industry expertise.

 

The customers of the 2b AHEAD ThinkTank include future-conscious managers and companies from a wide range of industries. In the last three years alone, we have served more than 160 direct clients for studies, consulting, and keynotes (not including our thousands of congress participants, readers, and newsletter subscribers). Corporate customers include traditional international companies, SMEs, family-owned companies, hidden champions, the leading innovators of industries and industry associations, trade congresses, and even other consulting companies. Roughly 80 new customers join us every year.

 

Here you will find selected reference customers by industry:

 

 

Mobility / Automobile Industry & Service Providers:

 

BMW

Porsche

Audi

Volkswagen

Deutsche Bahn

Daimler

Lufthansa Systems

Continental

Alphabet

AkzoNobel

Carat

 

 

Finance Industry & Service Providers:

 

Allianz

Deutsche Bank

Credit Suisse

UniCredit Group

Nord LB

MLP

Swiss Life Direkt

VR Bank

Bantleon

Sparkasse Waldshut

Sparkasse Nürnberg

Mountain Partners

Universal Investment

Trierenberg Holding AG (CTI)

Finnova

ICP International Cash Processing GmbH

 

 

Telecommunication Industry & Service Providers:

 

Deutsche Telekom

Telefonica

T-Systems

Vodafone

Unify

MNet

 

 

Software /IT Industry:

 

IBM

SAP

SAS

Siemens

Atos Worldwide

Datev

Besitec

Forcont

Axians

 

 

Household Appliances & Service Providers:

 

Vorwerk

Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte

WMF

 

 

Device- / Mechanical Engineering & Service Providers:

 

Bosch

TÜV Süd

Schleifring

Maschinenringe

 

 

Chemical Industry & Service Providers:

 

Linde

BASF

 

 

Insurance Industry & Service Providers:

 

ERGO

Bayrische Versicherung

Versicherungskammer Bayern

Standard Life Versicherung

HUK Coburg

Nürnberger Versicherung

Westfälische Provinzial

Cosmos Direkt

Alte Leipziger

Provinzial Rheinland

Zurich Insurance

Rheinland Versicherung

Munich Re

XL Insurance

Cooprecht

VPV Lebensversicherungs-AG

SparkassenVersicherung

HDI Industrieversicherung

Helvetia Versicherungen

 

 

Media & Marketing:

 

ARD/Hessischer Rundfunk 

Arvato Bertelsmann

Siemens Convergence Creators

PostAdress

Heimat

FINAKI

 

 

Retail Sector & Service Providers:

 

OTTO Group

OBI

Rewe

Penny

MediaSaturn

Hornbach

Toom

Expert

Marc O'Polo

Massivum

Markant

 

 

Food Industry & Service Providers:

 

apetito

AB Inbev

Emsland Geflügel

Südpack

Bäko

Dagema

Feinkost Käfer

Richemont Kompetenzzentrum Bäckerei, Konditorei und Confiserie

 

 

Healthcare & Service Providers:

 

Deutsche Ärzte- und Apothekerbank

Sartorius

Heraeus

Healthcarefrauen

 

 

Logistics Industry & Service Providers:

 

DB Schenker

Lagermax

 

 

Energy Sector & Service Providers:

 

RWE

EON

Enel (Italien)

Lechwerke

Grosskraftwerk Mannheim

Energie Steiermark

Stadtwerke Potsdam 

 

 

Human Ressources:

 

Queb

VERS

  

 

Office Equipment Suppliers:

 

Leitz

Haufe Lexware

Adveo

 

 

Construction / Real Estate & Service Providers:

 

Baumit

Knauf Gips

Rohn-Verlag

PSM

 

 

Security Sector:

 

Schufa

Securitas

 

 

Tourism & Travel:

 

Accor Hotel 

 

 

Family-Owned Operations / SMEs / Hidden Champions

 

Merck

Würth

S. Oliver

Nolte Küchen

Viega

Rothkötter Unternehmensgruppe

Schüco

Mondi

FARO

Reisswolf

Bodystreet

 

 

Consulting Firms

 

Ernst & Young

KPMG

PWC

A.T. Kearney

Hachmeister & Partner

inpraxi

Hager & Partner

 

 

Associations:

 

DSGV Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband

Verband öffentlicher Versicherer

Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen - VDV

Verband Deutscher Auskunfts- und Verzeichnismedien e.V.

Bitkom

Verband Junger Unternehmer

Gesellschaft für Marketing (Schweiz)

IHK Lüneburg

Wirtschaftsjunioren Mannheim

BVIK Bundesverband Industrie Kommunikation

Regionalrat Hunsrück

Wirtschaftskammern Salzburg, Oberösterreich, Wien

Marketingclubs Lübeck, Dortmund, Kassel

Openaxs Verband Schweiz

Pro Herford

 

 

Expositions / Trade Conferences

 

IAA Internationale Automobilausstellung

Handelsblatt Jahrestagung

Photokina

Dmexco

Reed Messe

Messe Frankfurt

Messe Nürnberg

World of Cloud

Management Circle

Euroforum

Freiburger Mittelstandskongress

TalentmanagementGipfel

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