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Wear It Innovation Summit 2020

Europe’s leading exposition conference for wearable technology stakeholders:

  • The only event organized by experts, for experts in the wearable technology industry.
  • Participating industries in the focus topics: Digital Health, SexTech; Performance, SportsTech, Lifestyle; Industrial, Safety; IoT, Blockchain, AI, and XR.
  • In its seventh year, the Summit is three times bigger than ever before.

[Berlin, 18th of March 2020] – On the 10th-11th of June 2020, the 7th annual Wear It Innovation Summit will galvanize over 700 industry leaders and decision-makers from wearable technology at the historically renowned Kalkscheune Berlin. Under the motto “New. Surprising. Game-changing.,” the event’s mission is to foster the growth of a promising new industry by bringing together the worlds of technology & IoT as well as the clothing and gear industries.

The only event by experts, for experts in the wearable technology industry.

With over 700+ attending C-level delegates, experts and decision-makers Wear It Innovation Summit is a must-attend event for new and established business representatives. Experts will gather convertible insights into how wearable technologies are changing existing industries, inform innovative product development, and catalyze the necessary cross-industrial collaborations required to fully realize the Industry 4.0 revolution and a connection between humans and technology.

Wearable technology covers a wide range of scope, offering lucrative cross-collaboration among seemingly distant industries. Creative imagineers can take industry inventory at Wear It Innovation Summit by exploring the growing market breadth alongside leading game-changers in the following focus topics:

  • Sports, Lifestyle & Safety (confirmed partners include: PUMA, HUGO BOSS, Austrian Space Agency)
  • Digital Health (confirmed partners include: Apollo Neuroscience, Plextek, YourCoach Health)
  • SexTech Revolution (confirmed partners include: Amorelie, Lioness, MysteryVibe)
  • IoT & Industry 4.0 (confirmed partners include: Nokia Bell Labs, Nanusens, Secondnewest)
  • Conference attendees also engage expert panels during programs such as Diversity in Tech and Sustainability.

At Wear It Innovation Summit, humanity and technology are married by design. “The promise of the Wearable Technologies industry is backed by CCS Insight’s analysis, which estimates techwear at a $27 billion+ market with 233 million unit sales by 2022,” according to Thomas Gnahm, CEO and Founder at Wear It Berlin. With a firm belief in the future of wearables, Gnahm reveals: “our goal is to foster the union between humanity and technology by addressing the whole value chain of stakeholders in wearable technologies.

Top wearable startups are pitching in front of Arkley Brinc, Joy Ventures, HUGO BOSS, Next Big Thing & more.

The one must-see event for all tech and wearable investors this year is the Startup Innovation Award at Wear It Innovation Summit which will feature top select start-up applicants, prominent investors, distinguished business mentors and an expert grand jury.

The Summit’s capacity to harness the focus minds of industry experts, stakeholders and game-changers has made it Europe’s propelling force in the wearable technology industry and has drawn excellent startups and investors to the summit every year, for the past six years.

In its seventh year, the Summit is three times bigger than ever before.

Wear It Innovation Summit has been continuously growing every year since its start in 2013. The year 2020 marks the seventh anniversary as its biggest conference yet, accommodating three times more space with over 2000 sqm across three floors. On three times more exhibitions, twice as many stages, workshops, master classes, and networking rooms, there is enough space for attendees to create meaningful connections among the 700+ attendees, 100+ speakers, and 70+ presenting industry partners.

Wear It Innovation Summit is a match-maker in enabling collaborations between uprising start-ups and established industry leaders. The business success stories of Polar Electro launching its Polar Ignite Watch two hours before the world release, and how H&M met their soon-to-be partner, ZyseMe, illustrate the effectiveness of the Wear It Innovation Summit.

About Wear It Innovation Summit

The Wear It Innovation Summit is organised by Wear It Berlin GmbH, a Berlin-based rapid product development agency. The team is highly specialized in developing product and service solutions for the whole value chain of wearable technologies and delivers to clients such as Siemens, Deutsche Telekom, H&M, and Stihl. Wear It Berlin is changing the game by fostering a new global industry to address the need for new solutions within existing industries.


Ioana Puscasu

Head of Events

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