Business Delegation: Industrial Decarbonization and Energy Efficiency

We are excited to bring together a diverse group of industry experts, thought leaders, and innovative minds from Germany and the US to discuss energy efficiency and decarbonization solutions in the manufacturing sector. Our German delegates will get the chance to explore the US market. Our US energy expert network gets the chance to meet them at our business roundtable and at our conference with panel discussions – or to individually meet with them for a coffee. Come join us from November 4 to 8, 2024 in Detroit and Chicago. 


Join Our Business Roundtable & Conference Events 

We are calling US experts from the manufacturing and energy efficiency sector to connect with our German delegates at our business roundtables and conferences in Detroit and Chicago. Please reach out if you would like to speak at our events. More information about the conference and roundtable agendas, speakers, and participating companies will follow soon. 

Meet Our Delegates in Individual Meetings 

Eight German companies will bring their innovative solutions and will be able to connect with experts from the US to discuss potential collaboration opportunities. If you are interested in discussing business opportunities with them or supporting them on their way into the US market, GACC Midwest will organize individual meetings at your request from November 4 - 8, 2024.  

Show Your Innovations 

As a US expert in the field: Let us know if you would like to invite the German delegation to your company or organization and show them around your site and discuss your industrial decarbonization and energy efficiency strategies with them.  

Join Our Delegation as a German Participant 

In cooperation with Energiewächter GmbH, we are calling German experts and SMEs who are interested in exploring the US market while building their network and identifying market opportunities. Participation is open to up to eight German companies that offer sustainable technologies and smart solutions to decarbonize and electrify industrial manufacturing processes. The program includes a half-day conference and a business roundtable as well as individual business meetings. The registration deadline is September 6, 2024. 

Why join? 

  • Individually organized meetings with potential business partners, clients, distributors, etc. 
  • Showcase your company, products, and technologies at public conferences and roundtables. 
  • Comprehensive target market report in preparation for the trip  
  • Briefing events on market trends and opportunities, as well as legal and cultural topics 
  • Identification of new business opportunities in the USA 
  • The target group includes German technology providers in the following fields: 
  • Energy efficiency: energy management and optimization of the use of thermal energy, CHP and process optimization through smart manufacturing and advanced data analytics 
  • Industrial electrification: electrification of process heat through induction and heat pumps, electrification of processes in the high-temperature range 
  • Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) 
  • Use of low-carbon energy sources and raw materials (hydrogen, RE, biofuels) 

Key technologies 

Steam systems, heat pumps, CCUS, compressed air systems, CHP systems, information and communication technology/data centers, energy-efficient motor systems, fan systems and pump systems, machines (systems) with low-carbon drive materials. 

To register and to obtain further information about the event, please contact Britta Schneider or visit this website: German Energy Solutions - Energieeffizienz in der Industrie – Fokus auf Illinois und Michigan

This delegation is a part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.