Intershop Communications AG is part of the Digital Summit 2023

  • On November 20 and 21, the "Digital-Gipfel der Bundesregierung" will be held in the innovation hub Jena
  • Intershop takes part in the main program, the "Markt der digitalen Möglichkeiten" and the theme tour "E-Commerce-Standort Jena"
  • Interested citizens can find out more about the innovative, AI-based tool "Intershop Copilot"

Jena, November 15, 2023 – The "Digital-Gipfel der Bundesregierung" (Federal Government's Digital Summit) will take place in Jena on November 20 and 21, 2023. The motto of this year's event is: Digital transformation at the turn of an era. Sustainable. Resilient. Future-oriented.

Intershop Communications AG is represented in both the main program and the supporting program "Markt der digitalen Möglichkeiten" (market of digital possibilities) and offers interested citizens the opportunity to visit the Intershop headquarters as part of the "E-Commerce-Standort Jena" (e-commerce location Jena) theme tour to learn more about the company.

In the panel discussion "Innovationsstandort Jena: Eine Stadt als Impulsgeber für die digitale Transformation in der Zeitenwende" (Innovation hub Jena: A city as a driving force for digital transformation at the turn of an era), Intershop's CEO Markus Klahn will talk about sustainability and digitalization together with Stephanie Hänsch, Managing Director at Accenture DACH. Other topics on the panel include sustainability and digitalization as well as resilience and digitalization. The discussion will take place on November 21 at 1 p.m. in the Ernst-Abbe-Saal in the Volkshaus Jena and can only be attended with prior registration.

Program of the Digital Summit 2023

Besides the main program, a new format for the supporting program has been created with the market of digital possibilities. Intershop will be represented at the Friedrich Schiller University and will provide exclusive insights into a current AI project: The Intershop Copilot as Sustainability Assistant. The public fair is open on November 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Program of the market of digital possibilities

In addition to the main and supporting program, Intershop is also part of the e-commerce location Jena theme tour and will be opening its doors to interested citizens. Other stops on the tour include dotSource SE and rooom AG. The tour starts at 1 p.m. at Friedrich Schiller University and places are limited.

Register for the theme tour

Furthermore, a special edition of the "Digitalmonitor" commissioned by the Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society has been published to mark the Digital Summit 2023. In it, Markus Klahn speaks in a double interview with Christian Schädlich, expert for digital economy at the Thuringian ZeTT, on the topic of AI to reduce the carbon footprint in B2B e-commerce.

Special edition of Digitalmonitor

"I am delighted that the Federal Government's Digital Summit is taking place in the high-tech location Jena this year. Thanks to our strong network under the umbrella of Jena Digital, we have been able to prominently position the city as the innovative digital and science location that it has long been. On the annual focus topic ‚Digital transformation at the turn of an era. Sustainable. Resilient. Future-oriented.‘ Intershop as the e-commerce pioneer has a lot to contribute and I am looking forward to welcoming the numerous digital savvy guests from business, science and civil society", says Markus Klahn, CEO at Intershop.

Pictures and further information about Intershop can be found here.

About Intershop

Intershop (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) enables the world’s leading manufacturers and wholesalers to digitalize, transform, and boost their businesses. Our e-commerce platform and cloud-based technology give B2B companies the power to establish and expand their digital presence, improve customer experience, and increase online revenue. With 30 years experience and a global presence, we help our 300+ clients turn products into profits, customers into business partners, and transactions into lasting relationships.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.

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