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Judith Kühn joins dmexco as new Director Conference

May 3, 2018

The world’s leading trade fair and conference for the digital economy is strengthening its management. Effective May 16, Judith Kühn, 32, is joining dmexco as Director Conference. In her new position, she is in charge of the conference portion of dmexco, reporting to Dr. Dominik Matyka, Chief Advisor of dmexco, who will now focus more on vision, strategy and overall direction.

With a degree in philology and history, she previously worked at Vertical Media/ grü, a digital publishing house. As Director Communication and Events, her responsibilities there centered around all of the event brands for the start-up scene, such as HEUREKA Conference, and events in the NGIN Food and NGIN Mobility area. Kühn was also in charge of internal and external communications for the publisher and its brands. Prior to that, she was employed with in New York, where she worked in business operations of two family offices in Berlin and Zurich.

“I’ve known and valued Judith for many years, and I am delighted that, in her, we have managed to gain a dynamic, superbly networked personality with extensive event experience for the conference,” dmexco Chief Advisor Dominik Matyka said.

Judith Kühn takes over management of the conference from Birgit Köbl, who is going on sabbatical. Dominik Matyka: “We are very grateful to Birgit for her extraordinary dedication over the past eight years. Our doors are always open to her here at dmexco.”


About dmexco

dmexco views itself as a community and central meeting point for all major decision-makers in the digital economy, marketing and innovation. We bring industry leaders, marketing and media professionals as well as technology and innovation drivers together at a central location where, together, they can define the digital agenda. dmexco is globally informed and locally focused.

dmexco offers an entire ecosystem of lectures by international speakers, exhibitions of top brands and practical seminars – all with a view toward digital trends and future business potentials.

With 40,000 visitors, 1,100 exhibitors and 500 speakers from all over the world, dmexco is the industry’s top event. In Cologne, we set the benchmark as the network and business platform for the digital economy. Decision-makers can gain further training and find inspiration, make contacts and conclude business deals. dmexco is the place where the digital business of tomorrow can already be experienced today.

Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) e.V. – with the special participation of the Circle of Online Marketers (OVK) – is the conceptual and technical sponsor of dmexco and the owner of the brand. dmexco is organized by Koelnmesse.

dmexco 2018 will take place in Cologne on September 12 and 13, 2018. All information, along with photos, videos and the original sounds of dmexco 2017, can be found at,, and