CloudFest 2019


March 23-29, 2019 | Europa-Park | Germany

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Where cloud-industry decision-makers gather from all over the world for a truly immersive networking and deal-making experience. This is the industry’s unmissable conference.

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Let's do it again!

Welcome to CloudFest 2019—everything you loved about WHD.global, only bigger, bolder, and reflecting the entire cloud ecosystem. It’s a place where partners and attendees become as much a part of the program as the inspiring speakers who take to the stage. CloudFest embraces and celebrates the cloud industry, showcasing everything new and exciting in technology and internet innovation. Join us in a place where like-minded thinkers and visionaries collaborate to move the cloud industry forward.


Never worry about where you are going to lay your head down at night —CloudFest offers an abundance of hotels with various themes, facilities, and amenities to meet the diverse needs of all of our attendees. Check out our listing of premium accommodations to learn more!

»This is the place where you will learn about everything that is related to change in the world.«
Ian Khan, Technology Futurist

General Information

Saturday, March 23

2 pm

Sunday, March 24

10 am

Monday, March 25

Registration Opens for Exhibitors 9 am
Hackathon 10 am
Come2Gather Party 7 pm
Karaoke  11 pm

Tuesday, March 26

Registration Opens 8 am
cloud.FAIR Opens 9 am
Welcome Speech main.FORUM 9 am
cloud.FAIR Closes 6 pm
VIP Event - Kitchen Party 7 pm
Lords of Uptime Concert  9 pm
Karaoke  11 pm

Wednesday, March 27

Registration Opens 8 am
cloud.FAIR Opens 9 am
Sessions Begin main.FORUM 9 am
cloud.FAIR Closes 6 pm
ConneXion Party 7 pm
Karaoke  11 pm

Thursday, March 28

Registration Opens 8 am
cloud.FAIR Opens 9 am
Sessions Begin main.FORUM 9 am
cloud.FAIR Closes 5 pm
Havana Night 6 pm
Karaoke  11 pm

Friday, March 29

BizBrunch 10 am



CloudFest draws celebrities, newsmakers, influencers, and experts from around the world in the fields that matter to us – technology, government, media, and beyond. They come to communicate the kinds of important insights into advancing technology and the democratic web that makes CloudFest one of the best content-driven technology events of the year. Here is the line-up for 2018 so far.


Standard Pass

399 € (VAT not included)

  • Valid for the whole event
    Enjoy inspirational keynote presentations, educational breakouts, exploring new cloud technologies and services, exceptional networking opportunities, and entertaining social activities.
  • Entrance to main.FORUM, breakout.SESSIONs and cloud.FAIR
    Learn from the leaders of the cloud industry and visit cutting-edge technologies with full access to the three primary arenas at CloudFest.
  • Catering, incl. lunch and coffee breaks
    Enjoy complimentary lunches, coffee, drinks, and food during the primary event days to keep you energized and engaged throughout CloudFest.
  • Come2Gather Party
    Join us for this casual welcome reception on Monday evening! Raise a few drinks, network, relax, and have fun with colleagues and new friends. It’s the perfect way to kick-off your CloudFest experience.
  • ConneXion Party
    No one wants to miss our famous ConneXion Party! Each year we go all-out to create an evening filled with dazzling entertainment, spirits, great food, and amazing hospitality at the biggest networking party at CloudFest.
  • Havana Night
    It’s new, it’s sexy, and guaranteed to be overflowing with fun … welcome to the debut of CloudFest’s Havana Night! Taking a cue from the quintessential Cuba experience, Havana Night will offer our guests a night dripping in all manner of first-class indulgence. Exotic food, artful drinks, premium cigars, and alluring music designed to get you moving is just a taste of what you can expect when you let the rhythm of Cuba take you away.
  • Event bag with CloudFest documentation
    Every attendee receives a keepsake event bag filled with giveaway items and promotions.
  • Free shuttle from Offenburg to Rust and back
    Nearby Offenburg station provides easy access to all major airports. During the event, our Offenburg bus shuttles will be running back and forth between CloudFest, Offenburg station, and overflow hotels all day long – just hop on and enjoy a ride for free!

VIP Pass

1199 € (VAT not included)

All benefits of standard admission, plus:

  • VIP status with distinctive badge
    Everything about being a VIP is special, even your conference badge is distinctive to easily identify you as the VIP that you are. Keep your badge with you at all times to guarantee fast and easy access to all of the special events, privileges, and benefits you deserve
  • VIP Event admission
    It’s the hottest ticket at CloudFest – available ONLY to VIP pass-holders. If you’re a VIP guest and have reserved your spot for the VIP event, you will enjoy an exclusive evening of gourmet food and entertainment surrounded by industry leaders, event sponsors, and speakers.
  • Personal concierge
    As a CloudFest VIP, you can call your own personal concierge service to help you make any arrangements you may need – from travel questions and meeting requests to locating personal items. All you have to do is ask.
  • Special lunch restaurant with gourmet catering
    CloudFest has reserved a special restaurant lunch-service for VIP attendees. At Restaurant Venezia, you and your fellow VIPs will be able to enjoy a delicious meal and superior service in a relaxed environment.
  • VIP treatment at all event hotels
    VIPs staying at one of the official CloudFest conference hotels will receive a premium guest experience – including an elevated level of recognition and service, free use of your in-room mini-bar, laundry service, and more.
  • Access to VIP Lounge
    At CloudFest, there’s always something exciting going on. But sometimes you just need to break away from the crowd to have a quiet meeting, find a refreshing drink, or charge your phone. The CloudFest VIP Lounge is your private club oasis in the heart of all the action.
  • Access to 1-on-1 tables
    All VIPs have access to our 1-on-1 tables. These are areas set off from the cloud.FAIR with individual tables arranged in a quiet area for personal meetings and discussion away from all the traffic.

Become a partner

There is no substitute for being here.
More than 7,000 of your potential customers, peers, and technology leaders will attend CloudFest 2019 in Rust, Germany (March 23 – 29) for a full week of innovation, opportunity, and fun. There will be hundreds of exhibits, as well as insightful keynotes by leading voices in technology, deep dives into the industry’s latest advancements, and an agenda full of exciting activities. You won’t want to miss a thing!

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»Control the value chain, guide the end customer, choose partners who need you, monetize every interaction. It’s your job to solve real problems for the end customer – no matter whether the cloud is on premise, hybrid or even multi-cloud«
Lukas Hertig, Plesk

Partners 2019

In 2018, CloudFest was pleased to welcome some of the most globally recognized companies from the cloud, hosting, and internet infrastructure spaces to our annual gathering—and we anticipate 2019 to be even bigger, better, and bolder than last year. Join us again (or perhaps for the first time!) as a partner and be a champion of everything that is new and exciting in the world of technology and internet innovation.

Diamond PLUS Partners / Title Sponsors

Diamond Partners

Platinum Partners

Gold Partners

Media Production Partner

Media Partners