Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e. V.
- Semiconductor Industry
- General Public: Networks
Federal Association for Information Technology,
Telecommunications and New Media
Representing more than 2,000 companies in Germany
1,200 members generate revenues of 140 billion Euros
BITKOM is the voice of the information technology, telecommunications and new media industry in Germany. BITKOM represents more than 2,000 companies, of which 1,200 are direct members. They include nearly all global players as well as more than 800 powerful small and medium-sized enterprises and a lot of founder-managed creative companies. BITKOM’s members generate an annual turnover of 140 billion Euros in total, exporting high-tech goods and services worth 50 billion Euros per year.
BITKOM provides a wide-range powerful network that brings together the best minds and top companies of the digital world. BITKOM organizes a permanent exchange between experts and executives, offering its members platforms for co-operation and for interaction with key clients.
Creating a fertile environment for innovation is BITKOM’s highest priority. Core topics of BITKOM’s political agenda are education and the training of tomorrow’s IT and telecommunications specialists, Green IT, e-government, e-health, economic policy, copyright and patent law, security and privacy issues, software technologies, consumer electronics, climate protection, and sustainability as well as a new legal framework for telecommunications and the media. With digital convergence in mind, BITKOM seeks to promote the collaboration of all ICT-related enterprises.