FrankfurtRheinMain benefits from an active network of more than 30 competence centres that support employees and freelancers from the creative industry. Several start-up centres offer office space as well as an inspiring and creative work atmosphere for young professionals in this industry.
- Basis Frankfurt e.V. in Frankfurt
- Mainraum – Gründerhaus der Kreativwirtschaft in Frankfurt
(by Frankfurt Economic Development GmbH) with a focus on games, digital world and design
- Ostpol° Gründercampus in Offenbach (public-founded centre)
- Wacker Fabrik near Darmstadt
- Art Director’s Club summit (more than 7.000 national and international visitors)
Germany’s leading congress in the field of creative industries and advertising moved from Berlin to Frankfurt in 2010. It is the world’s largest exhibition in the field of marketing, design and digital media and one of the most established events in the industry.
- Frankfurt Book Fair
One of the world’s leading trade fair for books, multimedia and communications. The Frankfurt Book Fair takes place annually in October. With more than 7,500 exhibitors and 275,000 visitors from 111 countries, the fair is one of the world's most important events in the international book trade (2010).
2012: New Zealand
- German marketing day
Get-together of marketing experts from all over the world (once a year)
- Deutscher Werbefilmpreis
Yearly award ceremony for the best German advertising film
- Horizont award
Men and Women of the Year in the communication sector by most important magazine for the industry
- eDIT/Filmmaker’s Festival
European Festival for production and visual effects