International Network

International Business Network

Global markets are a huge challenge for international purchasing organizations. Selecting the best options from a large number of potential markets and a vast army of potential suppliers is risky, cost-intensive and consuming a lot of time. In order to support the procurement interests of our members, we maintain close contacts with political institutions at home and abroad. We are steadily expanding our worldwide network and in many areas, we actively support our members in planned sourcing measures.

As one of the largest buying groups in Europe, the BME is the perfect partner for building a worldwide network between purchasers, suppliers, institutions and politicians. We perform a bridging function to synchronize the procurement interests between German companies and international markets.

B2B-services and events

BME International is your partner in moving to international purchase.

Our services:

  • B2B-seminars: sourcing seminars in sourcing countries (i.e. Italy, Portugal, Serbia, Poland …) incl. B2B-options for buyers (BME-member only). 2-3 purchasing companies, 
  • B2B-delegation trips: delegation could include seminars, company visits, etc... as well as individual meeting with up to 10 purchasing companies.
  • B2B-congresses: networking event with best-practice presentations, discussions and workshops.

All congresses include B2B-Matchmakings for buyers and suppliers, supplier longlist. Up to 400 participants.

Overview of our international events

Company Profile

To offer you optimal service, we require a completed company profile for your participation in our matchmaking events.

Participation process for B2B-Matchmaking.


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Olaf Holzgrefe Head of International Development & Affairs
+49 6196 5828-343
+49 6196 5828-199
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Anke Koch Junior International Project Manager
+49 61969 5828-161
+49 61969 5828-199
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Marlene Grauer International Project Manager Northern Europe, CEE and Public Sector
+49 6196 582829
+49 6196 5828-199
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Lisa Immensack International Project Manager Middle East, North Africa and MENAT
+49 +49 6196 5828-345