Become an exhibitor or sponsor!

A highlight of the international VDI congress "Dritev" in Baden-Baden will again be the accompanying trade exhibition in summer 2022. Congress participants will receive a perfect compact overview of the most important providers in the development, simulation and production of powertrains, transmissions and components.

The Kongresshaus Baden-Baden offers the ideal opportunity for the combination of congress and trade exhibition. A large and communication-promoting architecture, sufficient space for your exhibits and vehicle presentations. Over 100 national and international exhibitors can present their latest innovations and developments on four floors.

You would like to get in touch with the top-class participants of this congress and present your products and services to a professional audience of your market without wastage? Then you should participate in this event as an exhibitor or sponsor.

Your Opportunities at a glance

  • Reach over 800 decision makers in the field of international drivetrain systems in just one place over two days
  • Differentiate yourself from your competitors
  • Boost your company’s image and awareness with participation in the trade fair
  • Sustainably position your company as a competent and long-term partner
  • Enjoy maximum presence as a sponsor or exhibitor before, during and after the event.
  • Profit from better contacts than those attained with classic advertising
  • Present your newest innovations on site and use an exclusive platform for your market launches

The following exhibitor packages are available

6 m², 8 m², 9 m² or 12 m² net presentation space, including stand construction if requested or larger presentations spaces.

The following services are included in the exhibition package:

  • A congress ticket, including specialist presentations, catering and evening get-together
  • Mention on the website
  • Catalogue entry including black and white logo
  • Entry into the event app, without logo
  • Electricity supply (230V, 3kW including 3 pin socket)

Your benefits

  • Position your image and key competences in a lasting way amongst your target audience, supported by VDI’s positive image
  • Attention-grabbing presentation of your products and services with or without an exhibitor stand
  • Opportunities for direct and personal contact with technical decision makers in the industry – people you wouldn’t usually reach with traditional advertising
  • Many different types of presentations are possible in the conference and exhibition area

Our offer for you

Use one of our many partner offers, to cement your company in the minds of our participants. Various advertising measures on site can increase your impact even further. We would also be glad to create an individual offer for you to put your company in the spotlight.

Sponsoring possibilities:

  • Gold/Silver/Bronze Sponsoring
  • Lanyard Sponsorship
  • Sponsor of the event app
  • Sponsorship of Smartphone/Tablet-charging stations
  • Lunch Sponsorship
  • Coffee bar Sponsorship
  • Sponsoring of the evening event
  • Display of your brochures/installation of roll ups
  • Banners in the congress building, floor stickers, and stickers for the glass areas in the congress building

Contact Person

Vanessa Ulbrich
+ 49 211 62 14-918


Gold Sponsors

Logo Castrol Germany GmbH
Castrol Germany GmbH
Logo Castrol Germany GmbH

Castrol is the fluids and lubricant specialist within the bp Group, serving customers in the automotive, marine, industrial and energy sectors and is represented in more than 140 countries. We are a partner of many passenger car, commercial vehicle and transmission/axle manufacturers and have a proud heritage of innovation and fueling the dreams of pioneers. Our passion for performance, combined with a philosophy of working in partnership, has enabled Castrol to develop lubricants and greases that have been at the heart of numerous technological feats on land, air, sea and space for over 100 years. Our branded products are recognized globally for innovation and high performance through our commitment to premium quality and cutting-edge technology. Each year we test and develop hundreds of new products in our 8 global Research and Development centers across the world. Within the Global Driveline Technology Centre in Hamburg, Castrol is developing high performance driveline lubricants and EV Fluids in close co-operation with leading international OEMs. Within the Global Driveline Technology Centre in Hamburg Castrol is developing high performance driveline lubricants for fully electric, hybrid and conventional ICE drivelines in close co-operation with leading international OEM‘s. like Ford, JLR, Volvo, SAIC, Tata or Renault Keeping technical standards and production capabilities at highest levels – following the IATF 16949 certification - is our prerequisite.

Castrol Germany GmbH | Überseeallee 1 | 20457 Hamburg | Germany
Phone: + 49 2 344 366 1260 | Email:

Logo GKN Driveline International GmbH
GKN Driveline International GmbH
Logo GKN Driveline International GmbH

GKN Automotive is the global leader in drive systems. A global automotive technology company that pioneered electric drive systems and is now driving the future of transportation. It is the trusted partner for most of the world’s automotive companies,  specialising in developing, building and supplying market-leading drive systems and advanced ePowertrain technologies. 

GKN Automotive’s market-leading Driveline division demonstrates strength in depth, with an extensive portfolio of products that combine value with technical expertise. The technologies span high-volume low-cost vehicles to top end premium cars with complex all-wheel drive driving dynamics. These world-class products are being constantly refined and improved for global customers. 

The ePowertrain division now offers solutions for all electrified vehicles and is a go-to technology partner, creating the ultimate electrified driving experience. Its ability to fully integrate eDrive systems derives from its all-wheel drive legacy and leadership. The first eDrive system being fitted to a production car over 20 years ago and is now powering over 1.5 million electrified vehicles worldwide. 

GKN Automotive is headquartered in the UK, operating in 21 countries and employing 27,000 people worldwide.

Logo Magna Power Train International GmbH
Magna Power Train International GmbH
Logo Magna Power Train International GmbH

Always focused on the continuous changes of modern mobility, Magna’s powertrain group is more than well prepared to meet all the propulsion needs of our customers for today and tomorrow. With our broad and innovative electrification portfolio, we are setting new benchmarks. In fact, we have entered into strategic joint ventures with LG Electronics and Hasco to accelerate both partner’s growth in the electric powertrain market.

Magna’s powertrain group is an operating unit of Magna International and a long-term premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capability in game-changing powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing.

As one of the world’s largest suppliers of transmission and all-wheel drive systems, as well as powertrain subsystems and transmission components for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, we have a unique market position. Our innovations contribute to the overall performance of the vehicle, always pushing to the next level of CO2 emissions reductions, best-in-class efficiency, safety, comfort and driving fun.

From individual components and subsystems, up to smart, connected powertrain systems, Magna’s portfolio includes all the building blocks needed to transition the market from internal-combustion vehicles to zero emission ones, and all the steps in between.

Silver Sponsors

Logo Mercedes-Benz AG
Mercedes-Benz AG
Logo Mercedes-Benz AG

Mercedes-Benz AG at a glance

Mercedes-Benz AG is responsible for the global business of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz Vans with approximately 172,000 employees worldwide. Ola Källenius is Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG. The company focuses on the development, production and sales of passenger cars, vans and vehicle-related services. Furthermore, the company aspires to be the leader in the fields of electric mobility and vehicle software. The product portfolio includes the Mercedes-Benz brand with the Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-EQ and G-Class brands, as well as the smart brand. The Mercedes me brand offers access to the digital services from Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz AG is one of the world's largest manufacturers of luxury passenger cars. In 2021, it sold around 1.9 million passenger cars and nearly 386,200 vans. In these two business areas, Mercedes-Benz AG is continually evolving its worldwide production network of around 35 production locations on four continents, while gearing itself to meet the requirements of electric mobility. At the same time, the company is constructing and extending its global battery production network on three continents. Sustainability is the guiding principle of the Mercedes-Benz strategy and for the company this means creating lasting value for all stakeholders: for customers, employees, investors, business partners and society as a whole. The basis for this is the sustainable corporate strategy of the Mercedes-Benz Group. The company thus takes responsibility for the economic, ecological and social effects of its business activities and looks at the entire value chain.

Bronze Sponsors

Logo InfiMotion technology EU
Logo Punch Powerglide Strasbourg S.A.S
Logo Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG

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  • APL Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH
  • ATESTEO GmbH & Co. KG
  • BorgWarner Transmission Sytems
  • Bosch Rexroth AG
  • Brand KG
  • Castrol Germany GmbH
  • Dassault Systemes Deutschland GmbH
  • dive solutions GmbH
  • DuPont International Operations Sàrl
  • DVS Production GmbH
  • DVS Technology AG
  • EKK Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.
  • ElringKlinger AG
  • ELTRO Gesellschaft für Elektrotechnik mbH
  • Emotors
  • Feintool International Holding AG
  • FEV Europe GmbH
  • Fischer & Kaufmann GmbH & Co. KG
  • Ford-Werke GmbH
  • Freudenberg FST GmbH
  • Freudenberg Performance Materials SE & Co. KG
  • GKN Automotive
  • Hexagon
  • hGears AG
  • High3P GmbH
  • Hoerbiger Antriebstechnik GmbH
  • hofer powertrain GmbH
  • Hyundai Wia Corp.
  • Isar Getriebetechnik GmbH & Co. KG
  • Konzelmann GmbH
  • Leadrive Technology Germany GmbH
  • Magna Powertrain International GmbH
  • Marelli Europe S.p.A.
  • Metal Improvement Company
  • Miba Group
  • Opel Automobile GmbH
  • PMG Holding GmbH
  • Punch Powerglide Strasbourg S.A.S
  • Richard Neumayer GmbH
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Schaeffler Engineering GmbH
  • Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
  • Sensideon GmbH
  • Smart Manufacturing Technology Ltd., UK
  • Stelter Zahnradfabrik GmbH
  • teamtechnik Maschinen und Anlagen GmbH
  • Technische Universität München
  • Telemetrie Elektronik GmbH
  • Vitesco Technologies Germany GmbH
  • Winkelmann Flowforming
  • Zoerkler Gears GmbH & Co KG