1. General Information

What is the Impact Festival?
The Impact Festival connects corporates, green start-ups, scale-ups and investors. The festival is divided thematically into seven different Innovation Areas, which are oriented on the EU Green Deal as well as the Sustainable Development Goals. Matchmaking, networking and expert workshops will also play a central role before and after the event. For further impressions, please read more here. 


Who can participate in the event?
Anyone interested in the topic of sustainability, especially in the B2B context, can participate in the event. 


Where and when does the event take place?
The event will take place on October 5th and 6th in Frankfurt am Main / Offenbach, more precisely at the event hall FREDENHAGEN (further information on how to get there can be found below). The event will take place in a hybrid format and can therefore also be streamed online (further information on the format can be in 2).


What are the opening hours of the event?
The opening hours on both days of the event are 09:30 to 19:00.


What is the Impact Community, and how can I become part of it?
Participants of the community are experts from the fields of technology, politics, business and science, ranging from innovative start-ups to large companies and investors. The aim is to network with industry colleagues, to promote interdisciplinary exchange and knowledge transfer. The community platform works via the tool “Slack”. Here you have the opportunity to introduce yourself, discuss current topics, make valuable contacts and always be up-to-date on the Impact Festival. The community lives through the active participation of its members, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts and ideas with others. Click here to register for the IMPACT Community.


What is the Impact Challenge?
The Impact Challenge is a competition for students. The participants will work in teams to develop a sustainable data-driven business model. During this process, they will be coached and supported by experts. In total, the participants will go through 4 stages, the 5 best teams will be allowed to pitch their business idea in front of investors and experts at the festival. 

2. What does a hybrid event look like? How does a hybrid event concept work?

Which formats are available at the event?
The Impact Festival is a hybrid event. Participants can take part online as well as offline. 


Who can use the event platform?
Buyers of online tickets, investors and business tickets (on-site) can use the event platform. You can find out more about the various tickets in the ticket shop.


How do I get access to the digital platform?
If you have purchased a ticket that gives you access to the online platform, you will receive an email with the access data for the online platform. There you can simply log in and create your profile.


When and how long can I use the platform?
The platform will be made available a few days before the event so that visitors can already get a first impression. After the event, the platform will be available for another 3 months with all its contents.


How can I network with participants at the event?
There is the possibility to network offline as well as online. The created participant profile shows the top contacts with whom you should definitely exchange information. Of course, it is possible to exchange information with any other participant (provided they agree). On-site, the lounges can be used for an exchange, online the functions of chat and video calls are available. The event offers numerous opportunities to network with each other! For more information, see also our Impact Community.


Is it possible to watch the lectures after the event?
All lectures at the event will be recorded and made available on the platform after the event (on the same day of the event), where they will remain available for another 3 months. Find the whole program of the Impact Festival 2021 here.



3. COVID-19

What do we do to protect our visitors? What is the hygienic concept of the event?

By following mask obligation as well as being executed as 2G-event (vaccinated or recovered participants ONLY) and various other hygiene precautions such as a traffic light system at bottlenecks, we ensure the safety of all participants.
Further safety measures will be announced 4 weeks prior to the event. 


How can people who cannot / do not want to be on site participate in the event?
In order to allow all interested people to attend the event, there are online tickets that can be purchased in our ticket store. There is a live stream of the main stage, a media library where all contributions from the main and side stages can be accessed on-demand on the day of the event, and the possibility to meet the exhibitors and other participants online. The networking character of the event is thus also transferred to the online area. So you can easily become part of the event without being personally present.

4. How do I get to the Festival?

Where can I find the event location?


Sprendlinger Landstraße 193-195

63069 Offenbach am Main


From direction Offenbach: 

  • Line 106, direction: Lauterborn / Caritas / Buchrainweiher, stop: Merianstraße, distance: 400m, frequency: 15 minutes
  • Line X83, direction: Langen (Hessen) Bahnhof, stop: Bert-Brecht-Straße, distance: 100m, frequency: 30 minutes
  • Line 551, direction: Neu-Isenburg, Gravenbruch Ost, stop: Bert-Brecht-Straße, distance: 100m, frequency: 30 minutes

In the direction of Offenbach:

  • Line 106, direction: Wetterpark, stop: Merianstraße, distance: 400m, frequency: 15 minutes
  • Line X83, direction: Offenbach Marktplatz, stop: Bert-Brecht-Straße, distance: 100m, frequency: 30 minutes
  • Line 551, direction: Bad Vilbel Bahnhof, stop: Bert-Brecht-Straße, distance: 100m, frequency: 30 minutes

More Questions?

Feel free to contact us at any time, we will answer all further questions.