OWF 2024 – Save the Date

The 9th East German Economic Forum will take place from June 2nd to 4th, 2024, once again at the Hotel Esplanade Bad Saarow. In the coming weeks, you will find additional information on speakers, the conference program, tickets, partners, and the conference hotel ESPLANADE in Bad Saarow here. We look forward to welcoming you at OWF2024 from June 2nd to 4th!


The East German Economic Forum (OWF) is the most important platform for all topics concerning the business location East Germany. The goal of the OWF is to identify the opportunities and challenges of the region, to bring together stakeholders from business, politics and science, and to develop solutions for the structural change and transformation processes that are shaping the location.

At the OWF’s annual business conference, forward thinkers and movers from business, politics, science, and society come together to discuss the opportunities of transformation for the East German economy and to initiate sustainable change processes. The conference takes place in Bad Saarow, Brandenburg.

Deutschland – Land der Ideen

The East German Economic Forum is a project of Germany – Land of Ideas. The initiative was founded in 2006 on the occasion of the World Cup by the German government and German industry, represented by the Federation of German Industries (BDI)..

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