Bits &
Forum 2024

Monday, September 30

The Bits & Pretzels Leaders Forum is the non-public, highly curated and exclusive inner-circle group of leaders at Bits & Pretzels.

It’s a forum inside the event and it’s invitation-only, intimate, and strictly limited in number of attendees.

It takes place during the normal Bits & Pretzels festival, and yet includes special dedicated program points only for the group of Leaders participants.

The goal is bringing together the leaders of our ecosystem for a compressed day full of exclusive networking and experiences. 

The facts

Monday, September 30 
during Bits & Pretzels Founders' Festival from September 29th to October 1st

A highly curated and exclusive inner circle of 100 leaders from the host's networks.

The conference takes place in Munich, Germany - at the International Congress Center Messe, also known as ICM.

Attendance is free of charge and you will receive a free ticket for all three Festival days. You only need to take care of your travel and accommodation.

Chatham House Rule:
Under the Chatham House Rule, anyone who comes to a meeting is free to use information from the discussion, but is not allowed to reveal who made any comment. It is designed to increase openness of discussion.

The agenda

The Leaders program is designed to run parallel to the Bits & Pretzels festival program. Some program items take place directly at the festival, while other program items are dedicated exclusively to the members of the Leaders program. There is enough space for exclusive networking among the members of the group and at the same time enough free space for individual activities. Time well spent is our motto - a full day of intensive networking and inspiration is guaranteed.

Sunday (optional)

Sept 29

19:00 -

Invitation to exclusive Bits & Pretzels Speaker Dinner
(location tba)

Monday (mandatory)

Sept 30

8:30 - 10:30

Invitation to exclusive Leaders Forum Breakfast
(location tba)

10:30 - 11:00

Joint transfer to
Bits & Pretzels

11:00 - 12:30

Time for own

12:30 - 13:30

Networking Lunch at ICM
(location tba)

13:30 - 17:30

Time for own

19:30 - 22:00

Invitation to exclusive Speaker Dinner at Schottenhamel Tent, Oktoberfest

Tuesday (optional)

Oct 01

10:00 - 13:00

Table Captain Networking at Schottenhamel Tent, Oktoberfest

About Bits & Pretzels

Bits & Pretzels is one of the most renowned startup conferences in the world, bringing together innovative entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders from various industries.

The event aims to foster networking opportunities, inspire groundbreaking ideas, and facilitate knowledge exchange among global visionaries.