Since 2016, STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play has been the ultimate matchmaker for startups and corporate partners from the automotive industry that co-develop innovative solutions in mobility, production, enterprise, sustainability, and beyond. We invite you to experience their collaboration results at EXPO2024.

Im Wizemann, Stuttgart DE

June 06, 2024

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Innovate. Inspire. Change.

Our flagship EXPO event returns on June 6, 2024, for its 13th edition, this time in the brand-new venue — Im Wizemann, one of Stuttgart’s top event locations. The one-day event is packed with keynotes and panel discussions from the leading voices of the automotive industry, project showcases, and unrivaled networking opportunities.

Join us and connect with an exclusively selected audience of 1,000+ guests: board members and C-Level executives from leading automotive companies, entrepreneurs, investors, political decision-makers, and tech enthusiasts.

Discover how breakthrough ideas come to life, experience tangible collaboration results, and inspire change with us on June 6, 2024.


Our speakers at EXPO2024

We're excited to announce our impressive lineup of speakers for this year's EXPO. Check out a sample below, or visit the Speakers page for the full list (soon available).

Speakers of EXPO2024
EXPO2024 speaker of STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play

What to expect from EXPO2024?

On June 6, IM WIZEMANN will be buzzing with engaging activities and attractions. Click on the slider below to discover this year's highlights and prepare for your visit.

1000+ Invite-Only Guests

Connect with more than 1000 entrepreneurs, investors, experts, and decision-makers across Mobility, Production, Enterprise, Sustainability, and beyond.

35+ Startups & Pilots

Meet selected startups from around the world as they showcase their pilots, proof-of-concepts, live demos, and real-life solutions developed in collaboration with our partners, the industry leaders.

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100+ Speakers

Network and get inspired by those who are in the driving seat for the future of mobility, — from C-Level executives and public officials to successful entrepreneurs, investors, and tech experts.

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25+ Partners

Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, DXC Technology, ZF, Webasto, Motherson, Schaeffler, Bosch, STMicroelectronics, Bridgestone Mobility Solutions, NXP Semiconductors, and many more.

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3 Stages

Three stages packed with keynote speeches, panel discussions, talks, and startup presentations. Whether you seek inspiration, networking opportunities, or new tech solutions, there's something for everyone.

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100,000+ Social Media Impressions

Be part of the buzz and let the world know that you're at EXPO2024. Tag #startupautobahn and #EXPO2024 in your social media post.

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Media Attendance

We welcome journalists, editors, and media representatives to visit EXPO2024. Gain exclusive insights, meet the speakers, and join a guided Innovation Walk through the showcase.

Press Accreditation
Official Floorplan of EXPO2024

Navigate through EXPO2024 with the floorpan

Stages, project booths, show cars, lounge zones, exits, — we mapped it all on our floorpan. Save it on your phone to find your way easier.

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A Look in the Rearview3

What’s under the hood of the world’s most successful mobility innovation platform?

Join us on a journey from 2016 to today with STARTUP AUTOBAHN's latest release: the third volume of our Rearview series. This edition features our major partnership achievements, standout startup projects, and highlight events.

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Media Partners

We're proud to introduce the media outlets and network partners that have chosen to support our event.


All the questions that have been asked

Will there be a live stream of the event available?

The live stream will be available on June 06, 2024 but only cover a limited amount of sessions throughout the day. For more information please take a look at the agenda.

For more information and a reminder once the event is published please head over to the application form and join the virtual event.

Can I invite others to join?

EXPO2024 is an exclusive event with limited tickets for our partners and invite-only guests – but we are always curious to meet the most innovative people. Apply for a ticket on our website! We would also like to invite everyone to join the event virtually – live stream will be available on our website. See you there!

Is there anything I should bring with me?

Please bring your Eventbrite Ticket (on your phone or printed).

I unfortunately cannot attend any longer.

If you are no longer able to attend, please let us know (

No parking at the location! What to do?

By public transport:

  • From Stuttgart Airport:

Take U6 (direction to Gerlingen), change at “Pragsattel” to U13 (direction to Hedelfingen) and get off at “Glockenstraße (Mahle)”. It is a 4 minute walk from the station to Wizemann. Directions here.

  • From Stuttgart Central Station:

Take U6, U7 or U15 change at “Pragsattel” to U13 (direction to Hedelfingen) and get off at “Glockenstraße (Mahle)”. It is a 4 minute walk from the station to Wizemann. Directions here.

By car: There is limited parking at the venue, reservations for VIPs. Some parking lots can also be found on the street. Directions here.

Is there any way to create a personalized agenda?

If you go on the EXPO2024 website and click on “agenda”, you can choose the program sections (keynote, panel, etc.) of your interest and click on “more details”. On this page, you will find a box “Add to calendar” below the headline. Click on this if you would like to add this program element to your personal calendar. Choose between ics-file (Apple or Outlook Calendar) and Google Calendar.

Can I rewatch the event even though I don‘t have time on June 06, 2024?

We will prepare all the recordings of the event in the end of June and publish it on this website. So if you are interested in joining specific agenda elements or would like to skim through the entire day stay tuned for our Rearview Page to be made public.

Some of the content on my companies/speaker page seems to be wrong. How can I change that?

If you find any mistakes or wrong information on the EXPO2024 website please reach out to Bastian via the contact information below.

What about food?

Yes – there will be excellent catering for you at EXPO! This year we provide lunch as well as dinner. Lunch is for self-payment and Dinner is on us.

Looking for a hotel recommendation?

If you are looking for accommodations in Stuttgart, please find some hotel recommendations and booking discounts here:

Last event you had feature […xyz…] on your website. Will I be able to work with that this time again?

You most probably will, yes.

The website will continue to grow and evolve to deliver all sorts of features you need to work as efficiently as possible.

That being said, we are always happy to receive feedback. Send it on over to:

Get your tickets for our upcoming events

Did you enjoy your attendance at EXPO2024 and would love to take more chances to get involved with the ecosystem? Or did you miss out on our most recent EXPO and are eager to prevent yourself from making the same mistake again? Apply now for one of the upcoming STARTUP AUTOBAHN events throughout the year or a chance to attend our EXPO in spring/summer 2025 as we bring together innovators from around the world, showcasing new technologies and party another round of successful STARTUP AUTOBAHN startups.