Meet key players of the industry!

Workshops, keynote speeches and conferences

10 March 2021, here and at the MCBW FORUM inside HFF.


With a selected program of workshops, consulting sessions, talks and panel discussions, MCBW TALENTS offers graduates of creative training and study programs the opportunity to gather solid knowledge, acquire sought-after skills and hone their profile.

COVID-19 has turned the job market topsy-turvy and has altered many job profiles. Also the design business is currently re-organizing itself. But what does this entail for young professionals in the creative industries? Will they be the ones with better prospects on the job market? Especially skills such as empathy, creativity and flexibility, which are conveyed as part of design education and are recently in high demand across all industries due to the COVID pandemic, are required to assess needs in society and develop adequate concepts for the crisis and the time after.

Swing by and visit our services that will provide orientation, initiate new networks, and spark inspiration!

"How do you make the right decision? Don't look for the best name. Look for the person that can teach you the best." (Martin Groschwald, Managing Director Konzepthaus Consulting GmbH)


Events from MCBW Talents

Statements from our speakers: What matters in the first job?


Barbara Graef

To start a career in the creative industry, you need to be open-minded, attentive and flexible. A hands-on mentality is key, as well as the ability to look at things from a different angle when needed. Voicing your aspirations and ideas is as important as the willingness to compromise. Actually, all this is relevant at all times - for a junior ...

Senior Consultant Capgemini Invent

Timo Fischer

Teams today are confronted more often and increasingly faster with all kinds of challenges. In order to create relevant added value and enjoy work, the most important qualities to me are an open-minded, cross-disciplinary mentality and work approach, strong problem-solving skills, and empathy alongside professional competence.



Dr. Oliver Herwig

Steve Jobs was right: Don't follow your parents' advice. Instead, follow your heart's desire. The original quote is much better, of course: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."


Co-Founder state of DESIGN e.V.

John Wai LAM

Today, working in a highly-competitive creative and innovative environment requires new talents to adopt a flexible mindset, to be resilient to dynamic conditions, but also to acknowledge and leverage unconventional business models and digital tools.



Eva Lichner

In my view, flexibility and the readiness to change and evolve are essential in today's creative industry, for with every project you have to embrace new requirements, tools and techniques.