Frank Schneider

Co-Founder and Executive Partner

Frank is an internationally well known creator of business events and a forerunner for the German and Global market.

At an earlier stage of his career, Frank was a member of the Management Board of IGEDO COMPANY, a trade show organizer. This included managing the strategy, successful launch and expansion of Germanys first online marketing fair OMD. Furthermore he was responsible for global marketing and communications at IGEDO COMPANY and its world’s largest fashion fair, CPD (Collections Premieren Düsseldorf).

Together with Christian Muche he founded the consulting company KDME.

Before moving into the fair business, Frank owned a web marketing and advertising agency. Before that he was the owner-manager of two sports marketing agencies in Munich and Bonn.

Frank volunteers his time as a member of the Executive Committee of WEB DE COLOGNE, the leading digital economy network in the Rhineland. In this capacity Frank is able to pass his experience on to young start-ups and support small and mid-sized enterprises in entering the digital economy.

In his spare time Frank enjoys playing hockey, golf and skiing. During his active sporting-career he played Bundesliga hockey in Cologne and Munich. As a Swiss national he represented his homeland 30 times and captained the national team as they were promoted to Europe’s A League. He also played in the European indoor and field hockey championships as well as the qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games in Barcelona.