Connecting Global Minds

A changing world of foreign trade. China, Mexico, Hungary as new hubs  for manufacturing. Former competitors becoming closest partners. Delivery and payment via global platforms to local customers everywhere. Talents from all over the world working in your labs: The ever more connected world of business – that is what conferences and media of local global are about.


1. Süddeutscher Einkäufertag 2018

Themenschwerpunkt: Digitalisierung im Einkauf: Echter Nutzen oder hysterischer Hype?

Premiere in Stuttgart: Am September 2018, findet der 1.. Süddeutsche Einkäufertag statt. Durchgeführt wird er in enger Partnerschaft mit dem Norddeutschen Einkaufstag, der durch die FH Kiel – Institut für Supply Chain and Operations Management. durchgeführt wird. Bei der Premiere in Stuttgart stehen aktuelle Herausforderungen, neue digitale Konzepte und Erfahrungsberichte von den Besten im Mittelpunkt

Tauschen Sie mit anderen Einkaufsverantwortlichen Ihre Erfahrungen aus und sammeln Sie Ideen für einen modernen Einkauf.

edubiz – GlobalConnect 2018

Talents and capacities worldwide

edubiz (“education meets business”) is an initiative of local global. The open conference and exhibition format of edubiz encourages the dialogue between internationally active enterprises, the education sector and talents, and it has been presented at several Fairs in Germany and abroad for the past 8 years.

edubiz is supported by CEEPUS, the academic exchange network of Central and Eastern Europe and the IHK Exportakademie. This year, another two partners from the region of Stuttgart supported local global on the stage with strong speakers and important subjects – the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS) and the University of Hohenheim.

Books & Magazines

Global Business Magazine – now online

The official magazine of Global Business & Markets at HANNOVER MESSE

Voices, markets, profiles: The Global Business Magazine – edited and published by local global since 2006 – is the guide through Europe’s leading platform for foreign trade and FDI.

“New in BW”

A guide for international students and Young Professionals in Baden-Württemberg.

First published this year, “New in BW” speaks with the communities of young talents in Germany’s globally most connected region. The international young editorial team aims to initiate a dialogue between the professionals arriving from abroad and the corporations and SMEs of Baden-Württemberg. Another issue addressed: how companies are developing “corporate brain” to gain new global growth perspectives.


25 restaurateurs, 12 startups and 7 networkers talk about changing themselves and thus Berlin as such.

Gastro.Startup.Berlin” portrays the diversity, internationality and innovation power of the “food ecosystem” in Germany’s capital Berlin. Through the conversations and interviews with inspiring people you will learn a lot about the personal and entrepreneurial drive of people who have shaped the image of Berlin.