“Best Brands” is a joint event organised by the companies listed on the right.

For questions regarding the event in general please use the e-mail address or the form in the Contact column. For questions on specific companies you can get in touch directly with a contact person in the Partners column.

Website design, editing, social media: Mia Klöting

Photo Klaas Heufer-Umlauf: Marcus Höhn
Photo Dr. Rainer Esser: Johannes Arlt

Liability for content

The contents of are created with utmost care. However, we cannot assume any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. As a service provider we are responsible for our own contents on these pages pursuant to § 7 Sec. 1 of the Telemedia Act (TMG) and in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 of TMG we are not obligated as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third party information or to investigate circumstances suggestive of illegal activity. The obligation to remove or block the use of information under the general laws remains unaffected. However, the obligation to remove or block the use of information is possible only from the time when we become aware of a specific violation. Accordingly, upon becoming aware of such violations we shall remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our site contains links to external websites over which we have no control. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for their content. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of any linked sites. The linked sites have been checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents could not be recognised at the time of linking. However, a permanent monitoring of the linked pages is unreasonable in the absence of concrete evidence of a violation. We shall remove such links immediately upon notification of any violations.


The contents and works created by the website operator on these pages are subject to German copyright law. Reproduction, processing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of its respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of these pages are permitted only for private, non-commercial use. The copyrights of third parties are respected in so far as the contents on these web pages have not been created by the website operator. In particular, the contents of third parties are marked as such. Nevertheless, we ask that you inform us if you should become aware of any copyright violations. We shall remove such content immediately upon notification of violations.

Data protection

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal information. To the extent that personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our site, this is done so on a voluntary basis whenever possible. These data are not disclosed to third parties without your express consent. We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via E-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
The use of the contact details, published under imprint obligation, by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertisements and information material is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the pages reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information such as via spam mail.


Despite careful content monitoring, we cannot accept any liability for the content of external links. Responsibility for the content of linked sites lies exclusively with their operators.

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On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
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Serviceplan Gruppe für innovative Kommunikation GmbH & Co. KG
Haus der Kommunikation
Brienner Str. 45 a-d
D-80333 München

Telephone: +49 89 / 2050 20
Telefax: +49 89 / 2050 2111

USt-IdNr./VAT Nr. according to § 27 a Value Added Tax Act: DE 130259820
District court Munich HRA 45163
Authorised executive: Florian Haller, Dr. Peter Haller, Ronald Focken, Dr. Fabian Prüschenk, Alexander Schill

Nordwestring 101
90419 Nürnberg

Management Board: Peter Feld (CEO), Christian Bigatà Joseph (CFO)
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Ralf Klein-Bölting

Registered office: Nuremberg
Entered in the Commercial Register at the District Court Nuremberg: HRB 25014
VAT no.: DE 133 500 719

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
Medienallee 7
D-85774 Unterfoehring

Telephone: +49 89 / 9507 10

HRB 219439 AG Munich
USt-Id-Nr. DE 198611898
St. Nr. 9143/104/10137

Represented by the Executive Board: Max Conze (Chairman), Conrad Albert, Sabine Eckhardt, Jan David Frouman, Dr. Jan Kemper

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Dr. Werner Brandt

Markenverband e.V.
Unter den Linden 42
D-10117 Berlin

Telephone: +49 30 / 206 168 0
Telefax: +49 30 / 206 168 777

District court – Charlottenburg VR 27535 B

General Manager: Christian Köhler

Handelsblatt Media Group GmbH & Co. KG
Toulouser Allee 27
40211 Düsseldorf

Telephone: +49 211 / 887 0

District court Düsseldorf
Court registration number HRB 20950
VAT ID number: DE119273981

Executive: Frank Dopheide, Ingo Rieper, Gerrit Schumann

Chief Editor WirtschaftsWoche: Beat Balzli

Zeitverlag Gerd Bucerius GmbH & Co. KG

Buceriusstraße, Entrance Speersort 1
D-20095 Hamburg

Telephone: +49 40 / 3280 0
Telefax: +49 (0)40 3271 11

Founding Editor: Gerd Bucerius (1906 – 1995)

Publisher Council: Prof. Jutta Allmendinger, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Florian Illies, Dr. Josef Joffe, René Obermann

Former Publisher:
Dr. Marion Gräfin Dönhoff (1909–2002)
Helmut Schmidt (1918–2015)

Editor-in-chief: Giovanni di Lorenzo

RMS Radio Marketing Service GmbH & Co. KG
Moorfuhrtweg 17
22301 Hamburg

Telephone: +49 (0)40 2389 0600
Telefax: +49 (0)40 2389 0690

Hamburg registration court: HRA 83758
VAT ID no.: DE118914811

Represented by the personally liable partner: Beteiligungsgesellschaft RMS Radio Marketing Service mbH, Moorfuhrtweg 17, 22301 Hamburg
District court Hamburg: HRB 42373. This is represented by the managing directors Matthias Wahl and Alexander Sempf.