The story of the DKM specialised trade fair began 24 years ago with just 130 attendants. Today, more than 17,000 people visit the fair every year, and we are proud to say that the DKM has progressed to become an established institution: the leading trade fair for finance and insurance industry.
From leading market players to specialised or niche providers ans start-ups, the entire industry is presented at the DKM, representing the fields of insurance, capital investment, banks, software, claim settlements, real estates, advance education and the media.
The fair has become the industry’s annual meeting-point for the independent brokers, agents and decision makers. The event is mainly focussed on
- product presentations and introductions
- congresses, lectures and workshops
- B2B discussions
Two social evening events round the DKM off.
The organizer of the fair, bbg Betriebsberatungs GmbH, is known as an independent supplier of communication and information services for the finance and insurance industry.
Every year, the DKM welcomes over 17,000 professionals from the finance, insurance and real estate sectors to Messe Dortmund. At the two-day trade fair, global players as well as traditional companies, niche providers and start-ups will present their products and services. At the same time, the DKM is also THE networking and training event for the industry. Numerous lectures, discussions and other exciting formats make the DKM the industry highlight of the year.
The DKM is a registered trademark, which has developed from the word “cover concept fair”. In the meantime, the DKM is of course more than a trade fair for cover concepts. However, the “abbreviation” has remained as an independent brand.
The organizer is bbg Betriebsberatungs GmbH from Bayreuth. The location has been Messe Dortmund since 1999 ( exhibition premiere 1995 in Bayreuth). The DKM will take place for the 24th time in 2020.
The DKM is the “class reunion” of independent insurance brokers and financial service providers, fee advisors, asset managers, bank advisors and real estate agents.
Exhibitors at DKM include companies from the areas of insurance, claims settlement, investment, capital investment, real estate, as well as banks and Fin- / InsurTechs. Following the megatrend digitalization, there are also many companies from the software and IT sector on the exhibitor list. Providers of various services for the insurance and finance industry as well as media, law firms and associations round off the diverse trade fair marketplace.
- Comprehensive market overview with over 350 exhibitors (2019: 358 exhibitors) and various theme parks
- Perfect networking with around 700 top decision-makers (board members, managing directors etc.) and over 17,000 industry participants
- Further training in numerous congresses and exhibitor workshops
- Speaker’s Corner with prominent speakers and discussants
- Two evening events
- Numerous industry awards, including the Jungmakler Award
Visiting the DKM equals investing 2 days while benefitting 365 days. The fair offers a wealth of information in addition to direct access to umpteen companies giving you a benefit all year round. Over 350 exhibitors from all areas of insurance, investment, capital investment, finance, real estate and services such as IT and software will be presenting their products and services for the intermediary market at the DKM. You won’t find a more comprehensive overview anywhere.
Effective networking is a key success factor nowadays. More than 17,000 visitors will be attending the DKM: representative product providers, insurance brokers, multiple agents, freelance financial consultants, bank advisors and asset managers. Look forward to an effective exchange of information with these professionals. Meet around 300 board members and chief executives as well as directors at the DKM. Benefit from the rare opportunity to have 2 days of direct access.
Top-class speakers will be presenting current topics in congresses, talks, discussions and workshops at the DKM. This valuable information will allow you to plan successfully for the future. Attend the DKM warm-up event to get into the real trade fair mood. “Dinner-Night” will be held the following evening – team spirit and partnerships will be developed or further enhanced in a pleasant atmosphere.
Use the app to arrange your appointments at the trade fair before the DKM starts, and make your visit effective with the help of the trade fair planner. A free catering service and many other welcome services will be waiting for you at the DKM. The bbg Betriebsberatungs GmbH team (organisers of the DKM) do everything they can to make sure that your visit to the trade fair is a success. We will gladly be of help during the trade fair and are looking forward to organising this year’s leading trade fair.
As the leading trade fair for the finance and insurance industry, the DKM is a valuable communication and meeting point, offering excellent business opportunities to exhibitors and visitors alike. Use your presentation at the trade fair to reach over 17,000 professional visitors and benefit from many advantages.
Effective networking is a key success factor nowadays. More than 17,000 people will attend the DKM, offering you qualified, professional contacts. Maintain existing business relationships and establish new contacts to potential customers.
In addition to a classical trade fair stand, the DKM offers attractive full packages, many special forms of advertising and a diversified support programme. Talk productively to professional visitors about innovations, adjustments and on how to cooperate for joint success in the future.
The whole industry from leading suppliers to niche providers, will be represented at the DKM. Take this opportunity to position yourself in a strong and effective manner. Look forward to getting direct feedback on your products from brokers, agents – and to using said feedback to optimise your professional future.
From a perfect preparation for the trade fair to all-around catering and stand cleaning – the wide range of services the DKM has to offer leaves nothing to be desired.
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