HR Innovation Award - Edition 2019




Disrupt. As a dynamic organisation, you lead along new paths to success in a changing environment.

Innovate. Become a trendsetter and give a fresh impulse to HR management.

Succeed. Convince a highly qualified jury in one of the four categories.

The HR Innovation Award recognises dynamic enterprises that explore totally new paths with their products across the entire HR industry. Its goal is to advance the innovative power of HR markets and offer innovators a stage which they can use to attract media attention. Take advantage of this special opportunity as an established company or startup!

                                                                      AWARD CEREMONY

For the first time, the winners of the coveted HR Innovation Award were announced during the evening event "HR:MOTION meets HR-NIGHT" of the Zukunft Personal Europe 2019 at the Tanzbrunnen, Cologne!

// Buffet with delicacies from around the world & cool drinks - all inclusive!
// Networking in the spectacular outdoor area with Rhine panorama
// Fresh Music Live - Backingband of the "The Voice of Germany Tour"
// DJ N-Sure - Known from Parookaville & World Club Dome Festival
// Living Decoration - Spectaculare show with extraordinary dancers

                                                                            WINNER 2019

HR Software & Hardware





Recruiting & Attraction



Training & Learning





Transformation & Consulting





HR Innovation Award 2019

                                                                      YOUR BENEFITS

The awards will be presented at the evening event of the Zukunft Personal Europe. Besides being awarded with the coveted trophy, winners benefit from the following:

High-value media package

The media partners of the HR Innovation Award and the Zukunft Personal Europe promote the winners of the four categories with a high-value media package. This will include a series of interviews in the Haufe Group's publication "personalmagazin", an advertising quota in the high circulation programme media of Zukunft Personal Europe and a digital media presence in the form of banner placements and newsletter advertisements.

Prominent advertising at Zukunft Personal Europe

The presentation of awards during the evening event of  the Zukunft Personal Europe will give the winners and finalists a high profile in front of a broad audience and they will also benefit from other attractive advertising services at the exhibition on all three days of the event. The winners will also be given a presentation slot on the main stages of the exhibition.


The winners of the HR Innovation Award are trendsetters on the market in their category and pioneers of innovation and advancement in human resource management.

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Zukunft Personal Europe

Zukunft Personal Europe in Cologne, is the flagship ExpoEvent for all matters concerning the World of Work. Topics range from recruitment to human resource services, to professional training, leadership and employment law to HR software and the future of the world of work. Benefit from a complete market overview and the opportunity for professional exchange with peers and experts about industry trends.

Business Punk

BUSINESS PUNK portrays successful business rebels and reports on ideas, innovations and trends. BUSINESS PUNK is aimed at thinkers and entrepreneurs, creative managers and creative creators. In short, all those who want to move something.


"personalmagazin" is Germany's most widely read trade magazine for human resource management. Every month it offers HR professionals current trends, objective analysis and practical advice on the three pillars of professional people management: management, law and organisation. All this in one magazine!

Süddeutsche Zeitung

The job market in the Süddeutsche Zeitung offers powerful instruments for recruitment and HR marketing. Attractive advertising options, a range of supplements and advertising combinations with prestigious partner publishers make the sometimes arduous search for qualified staff in print and online much easier.