SUNZINET - Your Digital Partner
As your partner for digital change, the foundation of all our actions is that we understand your business model and immerse ourselves in your corporate culture. This is the only way to ensure that we equip you as a partner with precisely tailored communication solutions that directly contribute to your KPIs and your corporate success. We accompany you as a partner usually does: long-term - on the basis of our methodology of continuous improvement. Because that is what gives us joy: To take responsibility for your key performance indicators by analysing them and constantly optimising them.
With our full-service expertise to your digital success
Be it the transactional optimization of your product sales, the development of international markets, internal process optimization for efficient work and satisfied employees or or or. All our communication and transaction solutions are subordinated to your business success. You will receive excellent advice and implementation quality that will lift you to the top of your industry. With us as an owner-managed agency, you also benefit from personal proximity and a high commitment to responsibility.
Our Mission, Vision and Purpose
Giving orientation to its employees and customers is by far the most important communication task of a company. Determining the direction, setting the guard rails and making the purpose of the company tangible is a major task - and one for which great words can be used. Our "eponym", the Chinese philosopher Sunzi (about 500 B.C.), was also quite good at this. He once said: Chances multiply when you grab them.
So let's take our chance, free to go to Sunzi. Right now, right here.
Our brand essence
We grow and accelerate your digital business.
We improve the digital world of tomorrow!
SUNZINET is the first port of call for ambitious companies for the economically successful management of the digital change. With our pioneering spirit we create outstanding user experiences and are home to a passionate team.
We further develop the business model of our customers through sustainable digital solutions. Our agile teams work in close cooperation along the business objectives for efficient and outstanding results.
9 x German Brand Award
We have already received the German Brand Award for years in a row: This year for the brand relaunch of the Niedax Group, 1x Gold Winner in 2022, 2x Winner in 2021, 2x Winner in 2020,1x Gold + 2x Winner in 2019. Among others, our achievements for berufswahlapp, Deutsche Familienversicherung, coeo Group, Art-Invest and FrischeParadies were honoured.
The German Brand Award is important for communication projects that convince successful brand management. A panel of experts from brand management and brand science judges it.
5 x German Design Award
The German Design Council awarded three SUNZINET projects with the German Design Award 2022: The leguano and the boesner online shop and the coeo service portal were given special Mention in the category "Excellent Communications Design - Web".
In 2020, two SUNZINET projects won the coveted award: FrischeParadies and Berner Group. In addition, our landing page for Yazaki PowerYZer was nominated in 2018.
The German Design Award is considered the international premium prize of the German Design Council and is one of the most recognized design competitions worldwide.
UX Design Awards
With our coeo service portal we were nominated for the UX Design Awards in the category "Product". The UX Design Awards recognize the role that excellent experience design plays in creating a positive living environment. The awards are organized by the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ).
Our ARTNET Intranet for Art-Invest Real Estate was nominated for the shortlist of the INKOMETA Award in the category "International Internal Communication". INKOMETA is the award for successful internal communication and honours competition submissions in five categories: Strategy, Media, Intranet & Digital Workplace, Campaigns and International Internal Communication.
Red Dot Design Award
We received the renowned Red Dot Award for the product website of the Yazaki PowerYZer. Here, the winning project prevailed over the competition through innovative exploded drawing and clever storytelling design.
The Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen organizes the Red Dot Award and is one of the world's largest design competitions.
Annual Multimedia Award
Our landing page for Yazaki PowerYZer was awarded the Annual Multimedia Award. This is one of the most important and longest-running digital competitions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Since 1996, the Annual Multimedia Award has documented the state of the art, highlighted trends and illustrated the digital advertising year.
Climate Neutral Agency
,,Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs''.
Acting sustainably is of great importance to SUNZINET. Therefore, the quotation of the World Commission on Environment and Development is an important, company policy guideline.
APRACOR - part of SUNZINET
Since October 2021 APRACOR is a subsidiary of SUNZINET. APRACOR is a Salesforce agency and is based in Innsbruck and Stuttgart. Through this merger, our competencies in the areas of Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Sales Cloud as well as Salesforce Commerce are expanded. SUNZINET is pleased about the growth and the resulting concentrated competence in the digital marketing area.
Local proximity for our customers thanks to our international locations in Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Poznan, Gdansk, London, Vienna and Innsbruck
From start-up to one of the largest owner-managed digital agencies in Germany
SUNZINET acquires 51% of the Salesforce partner APRACOR and thus expands its locations to Innsbruck and Stuttgart. Especially the competencies in the areas of Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Sales Cloud as well as Salesforce Commerce benefit from the merger.
Growth despite Corona: With the integration of the Hamburg agency eos new media, SUNZINET secured its fifth location in Germany in December 2020! This not only brings us closer to our customers in northern Germany.
SUNZINET complements its portfolio with Content Relationship Management (CRM), because functioning interactions with customers are crucial for entrepreneurial success in the digital transformation.
SUNZINET grows and grows and grows. In addition to its headquarters in Cologne and its location in Frankfurt, the agency establishes further branches in Stuttgart, Gdansk and Paderborn. In this way, our customers in the north, east and south can be served even better.
The BVDW Internet Agency Ranking is an important indicator of the digital scene and shows which digital agencies are successful on the market. We have worked our way up to fourth place in the intranet subranking of the Internet Agency Ranking 2017.
Together with the FIT Fraunhofer, SUNZINET AG is establishing a process model for usability for medium-sized companies with the "Simply usable" project. The research project is part of the initiative "Einfach intuitiv - Usability für den Mittelstand" funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.
2012 SUNZINET founds the Academy for Digital. In practical seminars, the SUNZINET employees impart user knowledge which, based on many years of experience, forms a perfect basis and bridges the gap between theory and practice.
In the heart of Frankfurt am Main, SUNZINET establishes a branch in order to optimally absorb customer growth in the Rhine-Main region. Since then, the branch has served as a new location in a fast-growing region.
The expansion of new business in the Cologne area and the need for new employees require the move to Cologne into Schanzenstraße, the largest media district in the Rhineland.
Alex Gruhler is appointed to the Executive Board as a partner. In order to meet the full service requirements of the lead agency, three departments are newly constituted: Conception, design and editing.
Georges Wolff leads the agency as sole member of the board and further expands its technological competence.
SUNZINET changes its legal form from GbR to Aktiengesellschaft (AG). The shares remain in private hands with the executive boards of the agency.
The internet agency SUNZINET was founded in 1999 as a GbR by three young entrepreneurs in Bonn who shared their passion for virtual worlds. One of the three founding fathers, Georges Wolff, has successfully managed the agency to this day.
International multishop with Shopware Enterprise & TYPO3 for boesner
As boesner's e-commerce partner, we implemented the company's international website so that there is a unification of the individual country websites. Our goal was to strengthen brand awareness and improve the customer experience.
Digital lead qualification for the world market leader Canon
For the launch of the fastest Canon SLR camera ever - the CANON EOS-1D X Mark III - we pulled out all the digital marketing stops for the renowned camera manufacturer Canon. The goal was to generate as many qualified leads as possible and to place the new camera in the highly competitive market of professional photography and videography.
Read how we generated over 100 leads within 1 month!
Barrier-free consulting platform
The most important outcome of the digitization project is the user-friendly, barrier-free concept of the portal: a dialog-based advice guide that also intuitively leads users with impairments to the appropriate advice offer.