Fifteen Seconds Europe 2018

The future belongs to the curious ones.

Join 5000 visionaries at Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival.

Thanks a ton.

On June 7-8, Fifteen Seconds Europe 2018 inspired 5,000 curious minds at Stadthalle Graz. See how speakers, attendees, partners, and our crew celebrated business, innovation and creativity for 48 hours.
Save the date: June 6-7, 2019, Stadthalle Graz

Designed to
drive you forward.

What started 2014 as a contemporary marketing conference has since then grown into an interdisciplinary business festival gathering thinkers, makers, and leaders from all around the world. In 2017, more than 4100 curious minds decided to join Fifteen Seconds and come to Graz. What they all have in common? The will to shape the future.


Over 150 innovative partner companies and 12.000m² of interactive expo triggering your curiosity: Meet products, people, and ideas that change the way you think.

Fantastic atmosphere, great people and a lot of learnings.

Håkan Nordkvist Head of Sustainability Innovation IKEA

Knowledge transfer

More than 100 speakers from globally successful brands, pioneers, and game changers. Six stages and eight different content formats highlighting big ideas in business, innovation, creativity.

Go - and when you come back, I guarantee that the experience will drive you forward.

Alix Fox Erotic Journalist The Guardian


5000 visionaries from the fields of marketing, advertising, media, technology, digital, HR, and leadership connect on fertile ground. Six diverse networking formats make for new relationships.

An incredibly valuable forum to exchange ideas and do business.

Michael Goldberg Fr. Executive Creative Director Victoria’s Secret

Driving positive change.

Our content formats’ sincere goal is to enable you to do better. Where to improve depends on you and the current business challenges you face. Receive thought-provoking impulses for positive change.

Your network is your net worth.

Strategic partnerships in order to grow together? Creative alliances for an upcoming project? No matter what you are striving for right now: Our networking forges valuable relationships.

Diversity is an asset.

We say interdisciplinary. And we mean it. Click on your field to see which attendees of the same discipline already joined us with their companies and whom you will meet in Graz.

  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Digital
  • Leadership

Touched by innovation.

Here’s something in the air. It’s curiosity for the future. Our expo’s vibe relies on the innovative energy of our partners. In 2017, Microsoft HoloLens premiered here in the German-speaking world. But what’s next? We will see. Literally.

Growing together.

We connect innovative forces with a highly engaged audience. Become a Fifteen Seconds partner and join the movement.

Become a partner

A stellar community of big-thinking innovators who will inspire and wow you. This festival is on my A-list.

Ellen Petry Leanse Leadership Coach Stanford University

I can’t wait to return in 2018.

Jim Piercy Creative Director The Wall Street Journal

No better place in the world to drive your curiosity and find inspiration.

Courtney Horwitz Entertainment Marketing Director Vimeo

2017 was my third time in Graz. Needless to say, I’m looking forward to visiting and extending the family in 2018.

Jeremy Abbett Fr. Creative Evangelist Google

You get to have a front row seat at emerging ideas and build relationships with the people who are leading the movements.

Mandy Chooi Fr. Global Director of HR Strategy & Innovation ING

Incredibly well organised, diverse and full of energy.

Rob Lowe Senior Director Lego

You come for one thing and you leave with all new knowledge.

Jarrod Dicker VP Commercial Product & Technology Washington Post

You can’t get any closer to the real sources who are driving paradigm shifts in business, innovation and creativity.

Sam Olstein Global Director of Innovation GE

Tickets for Fifteen Seconds
Europe 2018

Fifteen Seconds is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival and gathers a global community of 5000 visionaries from the fields of marketing, advertising, media, technology, digital, HR, and leadership to network, learn and get inspired. It takes place on June 7-8, 2018 in Graz, Austria.

Festival Pass

  • Festival access on both event days
  • Access to all content formats
  • Access to all networking formats
  • Access to the expo area
  • Access to the matchmaking app
  • Access to the after-show party
  • Breakfast, coffee, drinks
  • Free parking space
  • Phase 1 0 of 1000 left 199
  • Phase 2 0 of 2000 left 299
  • Phase 3 0 of 1000 left 399

Festival Pass Plus

  • All Festival Pass perks
  • Access to the Speakers’ Dinner Exclusively for 100 international speakers and industry-leading guests. Drinks and a multi-course menu included.
  • Workshops with top-speakers 90-minute workshops with international experts. Limited to 30 Plus-participants. One reserved seat included.
  • Access to the Plus Lounge Dedicated lounge area at the event venue exclusively for Plus Passes. A quiet space for business meetings with new contacts.
  • Limited to 250 tickets 599

Festival Pass Plus

  • All Festival Pass perks
  • Access to the Speakers’ Dinner The sterling conclusion in the evening of the first festival day, exclusively for 100 international speakers, invited industry-leading guests, and Plus Pass attendees. Good drinks, fine wine and a multi-course menu are included.
  • Workshops with top-speakers The content format for Plus Pass attendees, heavy on interaction: 90-minute workshops under the direction of international experts. Each workshop is limited to 30 participants who engage in real-world problem solving. The reservation of one workshop seat prior to the event is included.
  • Access to the Plus Lounge There’s a dedicated lounge area at the event venue exclusively for Plus Pass attendees. Find a quiet and well-designed space for business meetings with new contacts here.
  • Limited to 250 tickets 599

Everything you need.
Two adorable PDFs.

Our Info Deck is a beauty who has all dressed up for you. Light some pretty candles tonight, put Miles Davis on, choose a good bottle of wine and take a closer look at it. It is really looking forward to.

Download Info Deck 10.14 MB PDF

Convince Your Boss is your personal wingman when asking your boss to cover your ticket costs in the interest of the company. In case you are the boss yourself, you just have to come. As simple as that.

Download Convince Your Boss 1.28 MB PDF

Join a global community.

Community members benefit from the following: early access at ticket start, convenient updates on our contingents, hotel specials, as well as relevant news regarding the program. If it’s really important, you will be the first to know.

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