A changing world. New global hubs  for manufacturing. Digital platforms for local customers worldwide. Talents from all over the world studying here and working in your labs. Founders starting up with bright ideas: This ever more globally connected world of business – that is what conferences and media of local global are about.


GlobalConnect 2022

Orientation in turbulent times

The GlobalConnect conference fair on 15 November 2022 has given Baden-Württemberg vibrant industry impetus for the successful continuation of internationalisation – despite all the challenges worldwide. We interviewed 9 entrepreneurs how they navigate the “polycrisis”. 


Globalization 4.0

Our magazine accompanied the relaunch of HANNOVER MESSE after the pandemic: Interviews and analyses on the state and future of globalisation.

Smart Factory World, Industrial Future Hub

Networks for industrial dialogue

With new initiatives and partners, the Deutsche Messe Technology Academy promotes innovation and dialogue among industrial users. local global contributes to the communication of these approaches.

Competence Center on Automation in Marokko

“Invest in Brains”

local global supports the communication of a cluster in which electrical engineering companies, the Deutsche Messe Technology Academy and development cooperation organisations contribute to jobs and sustainability in Morocco.

Brazilian delegation

Innovation and Industry 4.0

A high-ranking delegation from the Brazilian Ministry of Education visited Germany. The edubiz unit of local global has developed a programme that has made dual education and industrial innovation tangible in Germany.

Online Training Course on Legislation of Global Supply Chains

Human Rights Due Diligence

In partnership with the Business Scouts: online training courses to inform companies from Tanzania, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Cameroon about European supply chain regulations.

4th edition 2022, supplemented, bilingual, hardcover

Errors in foreign business

Even after the pandemic, a guidebook on which homemade mistakes small and medium-sized enterprises should rather not make abroad. In his bestseller, Peter Anterist talks about the ins and outs of internationalisation.

SME Report of the State of Baden Württemberg

“Together innovative and fit for the future”

local global has designed the Baden-Württemberg state government’s report on measures to promote small and medium-sized businesses in and after the pandemic.

CIIPA Germany: Annual Report 2020/2021

“Mastering challenges jointly”

For the annual report of  China’s investment promotion agency CIIPA Germany we have interviewd experts like Hermann Simon and Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, company leaders from BHAP, SVOLT, Webasto as well as numerous cluster organizations: The report analyzes the impact of the pandemy and the potential of Sino-Germany cooperation.

After Corona – a guide for internationally active SME

Managing agility worldwide

Experienced practitioners are encouraging entrepreneurs  to stay on international markets – even after the pandemy: How internationalization can create a new scope for medium-sized companies despite numerous challenges is the topic of the 2nd edition of this book in German language published by Peter Anterist. 

Seminar: OKR for agile enterprises

Talents and capacities worldwide

edubiz (“education meets business”) is an initiative of local global. edubiz offered an online course on “Objectives and Key Results” (OKR) for the first time. This so-called “Google Methodology” is aimed in particular at small and medium-sized industrial companies that want to involve all teams in innovation processes and achieve greater agility in the upcoming digital transformation.

Online Workshop for Economic Promotion, Dec. 2020

Challenges 2021: Facing the Challenge of Corona

The challenges posed by the corona crisis remain many and varied – especially for institutions that are responsible for the economic stabilization and further development of regions and industrial clusters. This virtual workshop and networking jointly organized by hannoverimpuls, Deutsche Messe Technology Academy and Global Business Magazine encoureaged  economic development managers to exchange personal experiences across all national, regional, and local responsibilities.

German-Chinese Cooperation

China’s ramp-up – Opportunity for Germany

Electromobility, Smart Manufacturing, AI: China relies on cluster cooperation with Germany. Sector specific conferences both in China  and in Germany as well as business delegations help to discover the potential of cooperation between small and medium-sized companies, start-ups and their clusters. local global organizes a series of online-meetings and conferences.


Global Business & Markets:
Remaining in contact

COVID 19: an unprecedented challenge to the world. local global as partner of HANNOVER MESSE since many years and as publisher of the Global Business Magazine tries its best to keep the community of Global Business & Markets updated. Many of the exhibitors are supporting SME also in these days of shutdowns.


The Art Of Being Local Worldwide

For many medium-sized companies, France is the first and often the largest foreign market. Over more than four decades, InterGest France has successfully accompanied more than 500 companies into the French market. The fourth edition of the investment guide aims to help companies successfully establish, restructure or expand their business presence in France.


Digital Global

Worldwide resources for digital projects

Once started at CeBIT, planned for HANNOVER MESSE 2020: Our initiative and guide to cross-border cooperation in digitalization and innovation. IT specialists and young enterprises in countries around the world are ready and able to support corporate IT projects. Their competence will be a key factor in  smart restart of the world economy.

Voices – Interviews and Statements:

“No alternative to globalisation”

Hermann Simon is the researcher who discovered the reasons why globalisation even in hard times is a must for “hidden champions”. Read our interviews with a number of CEO’s of Germany’s medium sized and family owned companies to understand how they are thriving through ongoing internationalisation.

Deutsche Messe Technology Academy

Fit for the industrial future

Deutsche Messe has been part of the local global story for years. Now a new partner has joined the “family”: Deutsche Messe Technology Academy. With its program and worldwide partnerships it connecting a unique network of technology partners for manufacturers. We are proud to support the global communication of the company and to contribute with own online events.

New in Baden- Württemberg

A guide for talents and corporates

Our magazine and website “New in Baden-Württemberg” is aiming at the dialogue between the three pillars of the global success story of Baden-Württemberg: the local but globally active companies, the organisations and networks involved in the integration and qualification of international talents, and, of course, the communities of the talents themselves.