Sponsors & partners

Not only the exhibition but also the high-calibre presentation programme benefit from the expertise of our sponsors and partners. Renowned companies, HR specialist media and associations actively shape the Zukunft Personal and play a part by offering their expertise.

Main Sponsor

Gold Sponsor: SAP

Gold Sponsor: Stepstone

StepStone provides millions of jobseekers with access to hiring companies. The online job platform employs more than 2.000 experts and next to stepstone.de runs online job boards in more than 20 countries.

Bronze Sponsor: Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

Bronze Sponsor: Lumesse

Lumesse provides Talent Management Solutions to more than 1,500 organisations in over 70 countries enabling them to engage and nurture the best talent in an ever-changing and demanding global environment. With our unique and highly adaptable Talent Acquisition- and Talent Management Solutions our customers are well prepared to capitalise on the fast evolution of new technologies and disruptive business conditions, while meeting all business needs locally and globally.

Keynote Sponsor


LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 500 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenue coming from Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions, and Premium Subscriptions products. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn has offices across the globe.

Sponsors - Special Area Corporate Health

Virgin Pulse

In 2016, Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) proudly joined Virgin Pulse to become the leading provider of technology solutions that promote employee engagement and wellbeing. Part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, Virgin Pulse offers a breadth of best-in-class solutions to maximise employee engagement and performance initiatives and drive measurable and positive outcomes for your employees and business.

Sponsor - Special Area Personnel Service

iGZ Interessenverband Deutsche Zeitarbeitsunternehmen e.V.

Bundesarbeitgeberverband der Personaldienstleister e.V. | BAP

Sponsor - Special Area E-Learning


Partner - national

Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V.

Die Führungskräfte


seconcept oHG - Simultan Event Concept

We are the partner of choice when it comes to interpreting and conference systems. With years of experience and state-of-the-art technology, we guarantee the best possible outcome for your projects, both in Germany and abroad. And with our professionalism and minute attention to detail, we will bring out the best in your events.


simultando offers full-service interpreting for companies of all sizes. We have 20 years of experience organising interpreting teams, complete with the very latest in interpreting technology. We provide simultaneous and consecutive interpreting for conferences, congresses and small-scale meetings. Fast.Perfect.Communication.

Partner - international

American Society for Talent Development

Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is a globally leading human resources consulting, research and training institute specializing in organizational trust and workplace culture development. Alongside these supplies, the institute ascertains the best workplaces based on various surveys and publishes them in public combined with their best practices.

HR Club Romania

HR Club is the association of human resources professionals in Romania. Our mission is to encourage the human resources development by supporting and promoting the best practices in the field.

HR Global Network Germany e.V.

HR Global Network Germany e.V. (formerly ASTD Global Network Germany) offers HR experts from industry, academia and research a platform for interdisciplinary exchange on key developments, trends and current issues in international human resources, organisational and corporate development.This network aims to inform, inspire and create stimuli and to discuss pragmatic approaches to support and implement change in companies and in society.

People Management Forum

People Management Forum is a non-profit professional organization and a sought-after advisor in the area of HR Management and Development in the Czech Republic. We provide an open platform for information exchange and experience sharing for HR professionals and management.

APG - Portuguese Association of People Management

APG - Portuguese Association of People Management is a national association that gathers people and organisations devoted to people’s management or practising leadership services or specialised within this area, both in the public and private sector, namely Human Resources Managers, Directors and General Managers from organisations, as well as trainers, coaches, consultants and university students, amounting to nearly 1500 members.

The Dutch Association for Personnel Management

The NVP’s main objectives are to help determine and defend values and standards in the field of HR, to have an important say in the development of new social legislation, to set codes of conduct regarding HR, to meet professional training needs and to improve industrial relations in general.

Partners of the Plaza

Neuland GmbH & Co. KG

Pinboards, flipcharts, smart presentation accessories: At its production facility in Eichenzell near Fulda Neuland manufactures products for participatory conference and event formats and smart solutions for dialogue-oriented work environments. Quality and sustainability are of paramount importance – Neuland products are designed for longevity. It is a philosophy that has appealed to customers in Germany for over forty years and which now convinces an ever increasing number of trainers, consultants, facilitators and coaches worldwide.

Main Media Partners

Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht




Süddeutsche Zeitung

Wirtschaft + Weiterbildung

Human Resources Alliance

Die Human Resources Alliance liefert innovative Ansätze und Ideen zur Bewältigung der Herausforderungen des Systems Arbeit. Mitgliedsverbände der HR Alliance sind der Goinger Kreis – Zukunft Personal & Beschäftigung e.V. und die Initiative Wege zur Selbst-GmbH e.V..


Der Verein MINT Zukunft, ein eingetragener und gemeinnütziger Verein, vernetzt und bündelt alle Initiativen im Bereich MINT (Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaften, Technik). Alle Aktivitäten des Vereins laufen unter dem Namen „MINT Zukunft schaffen”.

Partners Special Area: Corporate Health

Bundesverband Betriebliches Gesundheitsmanagement

Bundesverband Initiative 50Plus e.V.

Deutscher Bundesverband für Burnout-Prophylaxe und Prävention e.V.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V.

Verband für Gesundheits-, Freizeit- und Breitensport

Partners Special Area: Start-up Village HR

Founders Fight Club

Silver Investor Special Area: Start-up Village HR

EY - Building a better working world

EY is one of the global market leaders in auditing, tax consulting, transaction- and management consulting. With our vast experience and outstanding performance we are strengthening confidence in the economy and in financial markets worldwide. For this purpose we are well prepared: with our top-qualified employees, strong teams and excellent performance. Our goal is to significantly improve and move things forward. We support your start-up from the very beginning in all relevant strategic, business, tax, legal and financial matters. At all stages.

Media Partners