Goal: Project inspiration

Format: thematic evening with max. 35 interdisciplinary participants at decision-maker level

Cooperations: Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and diplomatic missions 

In 2019 we held Munich Members Salons on Pakistan, Ghana and Romania. 


Munich Members Salon Romania


Munich Members Salon Ghana

On the occasion and invitation of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, to whom we are very grateful for this initiative, our Munich Members – this time designers, artists, curators and founders – and the participants of the delegation had an evening full of discussions, company pitches and project presentations.

The ambition and drive of the young entrepreneurs blew us away: while some specialize in the development and implementation of technical products and FinTechs to facilitate everyday life of the Ghanaians, the startup Joluud enables, among other things, technical workshops for young students so that they can work in the field of software development and programming. The Startup mPharma plans the revolution of the African health market, in particular with the aim to make medicines affordable for the majority of the population, while the Startup Coliba is committed to waste separation and disposal so that Ghana does not suffocate in plastic waste.

This entrepreneurial spirit, mixed with the creative and economic input of our Members, not only allowed an exciting atmosphere; by the end of the evening we can say: the Munich Members Community has continued to grow internationally.

Now it is time to deepen these first conversations and to work out which ideas  can be driven forward together in projects. This was the first step.

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Munich Members Salon Pakistan

Miro Craemer, co-initiator of fashion and design projects in Pakistan, provided insights: Inspired by his time in South Asia, he developed the TOGETTHERE-XPERIENCE, a one-day festival that aims to bring together artists and the public in the rooms of the Pinakothek der Moderne with interactive activities.

The curator for contemporary art at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Bernhart Schwenk, emphasized the importance of international cooperation in the field of art and the museum world and gave an insight into the strategy of art creation, which a few decades ago was still geographically very narrow-minded.

The topic “Women Empowerment in Business” was highlighted by the Pakistani founder and entrepreneur Anila Hussain of Shenannz, who among other things supports the initiative We-Net Pakistan, which sees itself as “Pakistan’s Women Entrepreneur Network of Trade”. Our business representatives from the financial and M&A sectors also had their say in the discussion, so as not to lose sight of the economic facts despite all the creativity.

The evening was rounded off with music. Our Munich Member Furkan Sakizli played and sung from his very personal, mainly self-written German and Turkish repertoire. An evening full of inspiration and new ideas. Munich Members Salon Vol. 2 will definitely follow!