Who we are
Media-Manufaktur was founded in Hanover, Germany, in 2008 as a privately-owned B2B publishing house. The company relies on a dedicated team of 30 employees and freelancers and is expanding internationally. We are committed to high journalistic standards, editorial integrity is key, state-of-the-art product quality is a given. Our core competences are the automotive and IT industries.
Our mission is to help our readers understand the impact of the IT revolution on the 130 year old automotive industry and how these industries can benefit from each other. We have become the authoritative source of news and information for industry leaders. Our suite of products includes B2B magazines, books, dedicated websites, newsletters, private dinners, conferences and special projects.
automotiveIT international – The B2B magazine for automotive IT strategists
automotiveIT international has become a vital source of business information for automotive executives with IT responsibility and IT service providers to the car industry.
With a global circulation of almost 20,000 copies, the magazine is delivered every other month in print and digitally. It features news stories, fresh insights, data and analysis of the most important IT trends and exclusive interviews with global CIOs, CIOs, CTOs, Marketing/ Sales/ R&D and IT bosses.
reaches out to the industry’s leading decision-makers (CIOs, COOs, CTOs, IT-department heads) through one of Germany’s highest-quality specialist magazines.
IT decisionmakers rely on automotiveIT and actively contribute to the magazine by providing glimpses behind the scenes, exclusive interviews and indepth IT stories.
provides in-depth knowledge about the fastest growing part of the automotive market: “mobility 3.0.” The magazine focuses on the interconnection of the car, mobile devices and the networked world.
Senior development engineers, heads of automotive research departments and CIOs read carIT. And chief scientific officers, general managers and automotive electronics strategists use the publication to get fresh ideas.
launched in 2013, the magazine‘s focus is on the role of IT in society, business and the economy. It informs and advises board members, IT managers, politicians, opinion leaders, journalists and key industry associations.
It conveys to readers the complexity of IT, inherent risks as well as enormous opportunities opening up when IT is deployed effectively.
Throughout the year, Media-Manufaktur publishes a series of valuable reference books and industry directories in German and English.
Each year in March, the automotiveIT Congress takes place in cooperation with the world‘s most important IT exhibition: CeBIT in Hanover, Germany. More than 500 top-level executives attend the Congress, which regularly features speakers from key automakers such as BMW, Daimler, Ford, Porsche and Volvo. In as little as five years, the automotiveIT Congress has become the most important IT gathering for top decision-makers in the automotive industry.
The annual CarIT Congress takes place in September, when the international automotive and trucking community comes to Germany for the IAA passenger-car and truck fairs. The Congress, which brings together 300 senior automotive and IT executives, addresses one of the hottest topics in the auto industry: The Connected Car – Mobility 3.0. The event is held in cooperation with Germany’s automotive and IT industry associations, VDA and BITKOM.
automotiveIT Forum Produktion & Logistik
The first annual automotiveIT Forum takes place in Hanover/Germany in April 2015 in cooperation with the world’s most important industry trade show: Hanover Industrial Fair. The conference addresses the future of the automotive industry: Industry 4.0.. It is designed for automotive and IT decision-makers focused on production, IT and logistics.