HEINEKOMM mana­ging direc­tor Bar­ba­ra Hei­ne stu­di­ed lite­ra­tu­re becau­se not­hing is bet­ter than mee­ting sti­mu­la­ting con­ver­sa­ti­on partners.

After working in Colo­gne and Dub­lin, at the busi­ness maga­zi­ne IMPULSE, cor­po­ra­te com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons at Gru­ner + Jahr and the Ham­burg lite­ra­tu­re house, she foun­ded HEINEKOMM in 2002.


We under­stand com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on as a suc­cessful dra­ma­tur­gy. Digi­tal and tra­di­tio­nal tech­ni­ques go hand in hand, from accu­ra­te­ly for­mu­la­ted press releases to social media and stage pre­sen­ta­ti­ons to live broadcasts.

HEINEKOMM mana­ging direc­tor Mat­thi­as Schu­mann brings tog­e­ther expe­ri­ence from design, digi­tal tech­no­lo­gy and jour­na­lism. His pas­si­on for music and thea­ter, from Kleist to Free­Jazz, pro­vi­des the neces­sa­ry groove.


A real Swa­bi­an woman heads the HEINEKOMM capi­tal city office in the inter­na­tio­nal Kreuz­berg neigh­bor­hood. Petra Mar­ten­stein keeps us in cont­act with poli­ti­cal insti­tu­ti­ons and the metro­po­li­tan scene.

Their con­nec­tions ran­ge from LIT: pots­dam to the stars of Die­ter Hal­ler­vor­dens caba­ret thea­ter »Die Wühl­mäu­se«. It arran­ges aut­hors, experts and artists for key­notes, con­fe­ren­ces and rea­ding trips for HEINEKOMM.