• The IVO
    Located in the heart of Germany
    The voice of business since 1950
  • The IVO is a network
    Connecting the best of the best
    Acting as an interface within and outside the region
  • Vocational training and job presentation events
    We are proud of our market leading technology companies
    And our highly motivated, skilled workforce
  • For the region and its companies
    Matching innovation with creativity
    Taking responsibility for ecology and economy
  • Rents - Affordable
    Sports and activities - Fabulous
    Children - Experiencing nature at its best
  • The location - Surprising
    The business environment - Convincing
    The people - Magnificent

The IVO (Industrievereinigung Odenwald e.V.) stands for responsibility and commitment on behalf of our member companies. Ever since its foundation in 1950, the IVO has been a growing voice of the business community in the Odenwald region. Acting as a contact partner, communication interface and pulse generator, the IVO provides its members with a spectrum of services ranging from IVO business meetings to our multifaceted involvement with associations, authorities and local administrations.

Our member companies include global industrial players as well as start-ups, freelancers, retailers, trade companies, service providers, and financial institutions.

We look forward to you joining us! Every member is important to us.

What we stand for

With more than 170 member companies from the industry, retail, trade, and service sectors, the IVO actively promotes the exchange of experience and knowledge between regional companies in a practice-oriented and meaningful way.

The IVO has a 60-year history of representing the common interests of local companies to administrative bodies and the general public.

The IVO actively works with district authorities to support and promote local business firms and strives to market our region as a future-oriented business location in an effort to create and preserve local jobs.

The IVO serves as a platform for an uncomplicated exchange between local businesses in the Odenwald region.

The IVO provides comprehensive services for local schools and pupils by maintaining its own vocational training and job exchange.