Professor Dr. Martin Fassnacht, Endowed Chair of Marketing and Commerce, opened the event by underlining the importance of the initiative founded three years ago.
The keynote speech by Birgitta Radermacher, district president of the Düsseldorf administrative district, provided particular inspiration, which was repeatedly mentioned in the subsequent networking discussions. She encouraged the participants to have confidence in their own career path, in their own future, but also in one’s team. Trust is essential, in management style as well as in life. Radermacher's career was marked by numerous coincidences, which sometimes brought her forward in unexpected ways, as she explained by entrusting the audience with her personal history.