IFA 2008: Press events

  • Wednesday, 27. August 2008
  • Thursday, 28. August 2008
  • Friday, 29. August 2008
  • Saturday, 30. August 2008
  • Sunday, 31. August 2008
  • Monday, 1. September 2008
  • Tuesday, 2. September 2008
  • Wednesday, 3. September 2008
Time Description 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Miele home appliances press conference

Contact:

Theodor Siepert

Telephone:

+49 (0)52 41 89 19 54

E-Mail:

presse@miele.de

Location:

Hall 2.1, booth 101

01:00 pm IFA Opening press conference

Attendance information required. Dr. Claudia Schüffner schueffner@messe-berlin.de

Contact:

Press Officer Nicole Jahn

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 3038 -2217

E-Mail:

jahn@messe-berlin.com

Location:

Exhibition Grounds, hall 6.3

02:00 pm Saeco press conference

Contact:

Astrid Schleif

Telephone:

+49 (0)69 75 06 -1511

E-Mail:

astrid.schleif@cohnwolfe.com

Location:

Hall 4.1, booth 205

03:00 pm – 03:45 pm Bosch Hausgeräte press conference

Contact:

Stephanie Fröhling

Press and Public Relations

Mobile:

+49 (0)151 12101741

E-Mail:

stephanie.froehling@bshg.com

Location:

Hall 3.1, booth 106

04:00 pm – 04:45 pm Siemens-Electrogeräte press conference

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm JURA Elektrogeräte press conference

Contact:

Tim Scholz

Agentur Jung von Matt/relations GmbH

Telephone:

+49 (0)221 6 50 61-401

E-Mail:

tim.scholz@jvm.de

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room B

06:00 pm – 09:00 pm ShowStoppers@IFA

ShowStoppers and IFA introduce the official press event at IFA 2008.

ShowStoppers @ IFA 2008 is a three-hour, invitation-only, special event timed for Press Day at IFA. It organizes company launches, product introductions, sneak previews and hands-on product demonstrations for journalists and industry analysts attending IFA 2008 — journalists and analysts specifically selected and qualified by IFA and ShowStoppers.

Location:

not allocated yet

Thursday, 28. August 2008

Time Description 07:30 am Breakfast at the Bosch kitchen at the Potsdamer Platz

Contact:

Stephanie Fröhling

Press and Public Relations

Mobile:

+49 (0)151 12101741

E-Mail:

stephanie.froehling@bshg.com

Location:

Sony Center at the Potsdamer Platz

10:00 am – 11:00 am Panasonic Marketing Europe press conference

Contact:

Peter Weber

Telephone:

+49 (0)611 23 53 04

E-Mail:

peter.weber@eu.panasonic.com

Location:

Hall 5.2, booth 101

11:00 am – 12:00 pm LG booth tour

Contact:

Nils Seib

Manager Public Relations

Mobile:

+49 (0)173 8 88 72 16

Location:

Hall 11.2, booth 101-103

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Toshiba press conference

Contact:

Kerstin Oppermann

Telephone:

+49 (0)2131 158 482

E-Mail:

kerstin.oppermann@toshiba-teg.com

Location:

Hall 7.3, room Berlin

12:00 pm – 03:00 pm Press Get Together Fujitsu Siemens Computers

Contact:

Swaantje Katz

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 6 20 60 44 11

E-Mail:

swaantje.katz@fujitsu-siemens.com

Location:

Hall 13, booth 101

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Sony Europe press conference

Contact:

Sylvia Shin

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 25 75 -5156

E-Mail:

sylvia.shin@eu.sony.com

Location:

Hall 4.2, booth 101

01:00 pm Deutsche Telekom press conference

Contact:

Monika Rentergent

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 20 91 9 45 00

E-Mail:

monika.rentergent@telekom.de

Location:

representation of capital city of Deutsche Telekom, Französische Straße 33a-c, 10117 Berlin

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm MERIAN scout NAVIGATOR press conference

Contact:

Janina Roso

Manager Markting & Communications

Mobile:

+49 (0)173 8 66 76 15

E-Mail:

janina.roso@ipublish.de

Location:

ICC Berlin, salon 11 / 12

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Sharp Electronics press conference

Contact:

Martin Beckmann

Telephone:

+49 (0)40 23 76 22 15

E-Mail:

martin.beckmann@sharp.eu

Location:

Hall 7.3, room Europa 1 / 2

02:00 pm – 03:00 pm Loewe press conference

Contact:

Dr. Roland Raithel

Telephone:

+49 (0)9261 99 217

E-Mail:

roland.raithel@loewe.de

Location:

Hall 6.2, booth 201

02:00 pm – 03:00 pm TomTom press conference

Contact:

Sarah Schweiger

PR Manager Central Europe

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 67 80 49 86

E-Mail:

sarah.schweiger@tomtom.com

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 8

03:00 pm – 04:00 pm Philips press conference

Contact:

A. Schlumberger

Press and PR

Telephone:

+49 (0)40 – 2899 – 4208

E-Mail:

anja.schlumberger@philips.com

Location:

Hall 22, booth 101

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm GRUNDIG Intermedia press conference

Contact:

Christian Struck

Telephone:

+49 (0)911 70 38 299

E-Mail:

christian.struck@grundig.com

Location:

Hall 23, booth 101

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm JVC Deutschland press conference

Contact:

Stefanie Peter

PR Assistant

Telephone:

+49 (0)6031 939 -270

E-Mail:

peter@jvc.de

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 9

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm Logitech press conference

Contact:

Dirk Sturny

Press and Public Relations

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 89 46 7 -0

E-Mail:

logitech@f-und-h.de

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 4 and 5

04:00 pm – 05:30 pm Samsung: “Lighter than air” Notebook press conference and launch event

Host: Mr. Hounsoo Kim, Executive Vice President, Computer Systems Division Samsung

Contact:

Niko Bäumler

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 43 74 94 10

E-Mail:

nb@xpress-pr.com

Location:

ICC Berlin, Roof Garden

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm BDA (Blu-Ray Disc Association) press conference

Contact:

Marlies Peine

Press-Contact Person

Telephone:

+49 (0)151 16 23 13 28

E-Mail:

mpeine@heringschuppener.com

Location:

Hall 4.2, booth 101

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Metz-Werke press conference

Contact:

Christina Söder

Mobile:

+49 (0)151 14 05 63 33

E-Mail:

kristina.soeder@metz.de

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room B

Friday, 29. August 2008

Time Description 09:00 am – 12:00 pm LG Electronics press breakfast

Contact:

Nils Seib

Manager Public Relations

Mobile:

+49 (0)173 8 88 72 16

Location:

Hall 11.2, booth 101-103

09:00 am Siemens press breakfast

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

10:00 am – 11:00 am Miele press conference

CAVE / Computer Aided Virtual Environment

Contact:

Theodor Siepert

Telephone:

+49 (0)52 41 89 19 54

E-Mail:

presse@miele.de

Location:

Hall 2.1, booth 101

10:00 am – 01:00 pm Fukato press conference including buffet

Contact:

Nane Nebel

Telephone:

+49 (0)6434 90 46 87

E-Mail:

nane.nebel@nebel-cc.com

Location:

ICC Berlin, room 36 / 37

10:00 am – 11:00 am International CES Briefing press conference

Contact:

Sarah Szabo

Telephone:

(703) 907-4368

E-Mail:

sszabo@ce.org

Location:

ICC Berlin, salon Virchow (salon 17 / 18)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lexxum press breakfast

Contact:

Corinna Ingenhaag

PR Agentur, PR KONSTANT

Telephone:

+49 (0)2153 9 10 85 -0

E-Mail:

corinna@konstant.de

Location:

Hall 3.2, booth 106

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Miele press conference

Sustainability report

Contact:

Theodor Siepert

Telephone:

+49 (0)52 41 89 19 54

E-Mail:

presse@miele.de

Location:

Hall 2.1, booth 101

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Deutsche TV-Plattform press conference

Contact:

Dr. Michael Thiele

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 88 67 96 94

E-Mail:

thiele@tv-plattform.de

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room B

11:00 am – 12:00 pm EPSON press conference

Contact:

Faye Brindley

Telephone:

+33 40 87 38 17

E-Mail:

fbrindley@epson-europe.com

Location:

ICC Berlin, room 43

11:00 am – 12:00 pm NAVIGON press conference

Contact:

Michael Hoffmann

Telephone:

+49(0)40 37 08 84 21

E-Mail:

michael.hoffmann@navigon.com

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 9

11:00 am Opening of Science and Technology Forum (TWF)

Contact:

Wolfgang Tunze

Mobile:

+49 (0)170 21 69 095

E-Mail:

wolfgang.tunze@t-online.de

Location:

Hall 5.3, TWF-Stage

11:00 am – 11:45 am petra-electric press conference

Contact:

Meike Frers

agency: Integra Communication GmbH

Telephone:

+49 (40) 54 72 02 -0

E-Mail:

meikefrers@pr-integra.com

Location:

Hall 7.3, room Europa 1 / 3

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm General Mobile press conference

Presentation General Mobile Plus X Award winning mobile phones
Presentation of Windows Mobile 6.1

Contact:

Margit Schwab

Telephone:

+49 (0)69 92 02 09 55

E-Mail:

m.schwab@hswcom.de

Location:

ICC Berlin, salon Koch (salon 11 / 12)

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Haier Europe Trading Presselunch

Contact:

Jana Hegewald

PR Agentur Die Brandenburgs

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 80 97 10 48

E-Mail:

jhegewald@brandenburgs.de

Location:

Hall 4.1, booth 107

12:00 pm – 04:00 pm PTKO press forum

Contact:

Ulrike Oertel

isip communications

Telephone:

+49 (0)2225 888 600

E-Mail:

info@isip-communications.de

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room A

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Einkaufsgesellschaft für Küche und Wohnen press conference

Contact:

Harald Kaster

Telephone:

+49 (0)7152 60 97 -310

E-Mail:

einkauf@derkreis.de

Location:

Hall 3, booth 208

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm IFA 2008: „Global Players“ with Sabine Christiansen

“Web 2.0: How convergence connects consumers and businesses?”
panel discussion

invitation only

Contact:

Press Officer Nicole Jahn

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 3038 -2217

E-Mail:

jahn@messe-berlin.com

Location:

IFA Red Lounge at Marshall-Haus

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Monster Cable press conference

Advanced HDMI und der ‘Need for Speed’

Contact:

Bettina Jödicke

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 517 39 484

E-Mail:

monster@chocolatecommunications.de

Location:

Madrid Room, Großer Stern, 3rd floor

02:00 pm – 03:00 pm FONIC press conference

Contact:

Heike Schillinger

PR Agentur Fink & Fuchs

Telephone:

+49 (0)611 74 131 -913

E-Mail:

heike.schillinger@ffpr.de

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 4 and 5

02:15 pm – 03:15 pm Monster Cable press conference

“Beats by Dr. Dre” headphones – Europapremiere
registration via E-Mail
monster@chocolatecommunications.de

Contact:

Bettina Jödicke

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 517 39 484

E-Mail:

monster@chocolatecommunications.de

Location:

Madrid Room, Großer Stern, 3rd floor

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm EURONICS International press conference

Contact:

Björn Seeger

press-contact person

Mobile:

+49 (0)151 17 41 77 98

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 9

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm Hoshino (Hong Kong) Company Limited

World’s 1st Bio-degradable USB Disk

Contact:

Tony Yu

E-Mail:

tonyyu@hoshino.hk

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room B

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talk with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

05:00 pm Mio Press-Evening

Contact:

Kai Rühling

Senior PR Berater, Quadt & Company GmbH

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 18 91 17 44

E-Mail:

kruehling@vqco.de

Location:

Hall 9, booth 111

07:00 pm Digital Lifestyle Award 08

entrance: 6.00pm

Contact:

Judith Berkemeyer

PR-Team

Telephone:

+49 (0)89 7 46 42 -143

E-Mail:

jberkemeyer@chip.de

Location:

Palais am Funkturm

Saturday, 30. August 2008

Time Description 09:00 am – 09:35 am CEATEC press breakfast

Location:

Hall 6.3, press center, room A

10:00 am – 11:00 am Bosch Hausgeräte foto opportunity

Contact:

Stephanie Fröhling

Press and Public Relations

Mobile:

+49 (0)151 12101741

E-Mail:

stephanie.froehling@bshg.com

Location:

Hall 3.1, booth 106

11:00 am – 12:00 pm IFA 2008: „Global Players“ with Sabine Christiansen

“How are consumers changing the way they buy CE?”

panel discussion

invitation only

Contact:

Press Officer Nicole Jahn

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 3038 -2217

E-Mail:

jahn@messe-berlin.com

Location:

IFA Red Lounge at Marshall-Haus

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm IFA 2008: “Global Players” with Sabine Christiansen

“How ‘Green’ is ‘Green’ really in Consumer Electronics?”

panel discussion

invitation only

Contact:

Press Officer Nicole Jahn

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 3038 -2217

E-Mail:

jahn@messe-berlin.com

Location:

IFA Red Lounge at Marshall-Haus

01:30 pm Press-Lunch HKTDC

Contact:

Veronika Klum

Telephone:

+49 (0)69 95 77 21 44

E-Mail:

veronika.klum@tdc.org.hk

Location:

Hongkong-Pavillon, Hall 30, booth 400

02:00 pm – 03:00 pm Scandinavian press conference

comment: scandinavian languages

Contact:

Erik Andersen

Mobile:

+47 900 82 700

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 8

02:00 pm – 03:30 pm TAITRA press conference

Taiwan: Bringing Innovations to the world; Taiwan New Product Announcements

Contact:

Ruby Chen

Telephone:

(886-2) 2725-5200

E-Mail:

rubychen@taitra.org.tw

Location:

Hall 27, booth 530

03:00 pm – 04:00 pm ElektronicBranschen press conference

Contact:

Kristina Wirbing

Mobile:

+46 706 84 50 40

E-Mail:

kwi@branschkansliet.se

Location:

ICC Berlin, room 44

03:00 pm – 04:00 pm Norwegian press conference

Comment: norwegian language

Contact:

Erik Andersen

Mobile:

+47 900 82 700

Location:

ICC Berlin, hall 8

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talk with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

Sunday, 31. August 2008

Time Description 09:00 am Siemens press breakfast

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

11:00 am press-tour of Science and Technology Forum

Contact:

Wolfgang Tunze

Mobile:

+49 (0)170 21 69 095

E-Mail:

wolfgang.tunze@t-online.de

Location:

Hall 5.3, booth 1

11:00 am – 12:00 pm serviceforum@IFA 2008

Contact:

Roland Stehle

gfu – press and public relations

Telephone:

+49 (0) 91137 77 900

E-Mail:

stehle@gfu.de

Location:

IFA Red Lounge

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talk with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

Monday, 1. September 2008

Time Description 09:00 am Siemens press breakfast

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lexxum press breakfast

Contact:

Corinna Ingenhaag

PR Agentur, PR KONSTANT

Telephone:

+49 (0)2153 9 10 85 -0

E-Mail:

corinna@konstant.de

Location:

Hall 3.2, booth 106

10:00 am – 11:00 am VIOLET press conference

Let all things be connected

Contact:

Kai Maack

Telephone:

+33 66 5 50 38 22

E-Mail:

kai@violet.net

Location:

ICC Berlin, salon Columbus (salon 19)

02:30 pm medienpolitik@IFA – Panel 1

Contact:

Roland Stehle

gfu – press and public relations

Telephone:

+49 (0) 91137 77 900

E-Mail:

stehle@gfu.de

Location:

IFA Red Lounge

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talk with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm MATHEON press get-together

Contact:

Dr. Thorsten Knoll

Telephone:

+49 (0)172 3 14 35 42

E-Mail:

knoll@tu-servicegmbh.de

Contact:

Rudolf Kellermann

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 31 42 92 74

E-Mail:

kellermann@matheon.de

Location:

Hall 5.3, booth 13

Tuesday, 2. September 2008

Time Description 09:00 am Siemens press breakfast

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

10:30 am – 02:00 pm Dialog Industry and Environment: Sustainable Product Policy in the Field of Electronic Consumer Goods – Market vs. Regulation

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
Please notice: the press conference is held in German

Contact:

Ingrid Markrab

Telephone:

+49 (0)69 63 02 259

E-Mail:

markrab@zvei.org

Location:

Hall 7.3, room Berlin

11:00 am STAR FM press conference

Contact:

Brendel Michael

CvD

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 2 31 00 -789

Mobile:

+49 (0)1520 1 71 84 81

E-Mail:

michael.brendel@starfm.de

Location:

Sommergarten fair grounds, STAR FM Showtruck

12:00 pm medienpolitik@IFA – Panel 2

Contact:

Roland Stehle

gfu – press and public relations

Telephone:

+49 (0) 91137 77 900

E-Mail:

stehle@gfu.de

Location:

IFA Red Lounge

03:00 pm medienpolitik@IFA – Panel 3

Contact:

Roland Stehle

gfu – press and public relations

Telephone:

+49 (0) 91137 77 900

E-Mail:

stehle@gfu.de

Location:

IFA Red Lounge

04:30 pm Digitalization of Broadcast Infrastructure – Promotion and acceleration

organizer: BWMi & ZVEI

Contact:

Rainer Wegner

Telephone:

+49 (0)30 2014 7773

Mobile:

+49 (0)171 3740 146

E-Mail:

rainer.wegner@bmwi.bund.de

Location:

IFA Red Lounge

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talk with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

Wednesday, 3. September 2008

Time Description 09:00 am Siemens press breakfast

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

05:00 pm – 06:00 pm Blaue Stunde at Siemens

Themes and talks with the management

Contact:

Monica Krenz

Telephone:

+49(0)30 30 83 01 -420

E-Mail:

presse.siemens@bhg.com

Location:

Hall 1.1, booth 101

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