On June 8, 2018, the Elsing Cup took place for the sixth time on the sports field in Mühlau.
On April 28, 2018 the KKH-run in Chemnitz took place for the 14th time with about 2,500 participants.
On January 27, 2018, the IHK Chemnitz organizes the traditional "Day of Education" in Chemnitz.
On 20 January 2018, the city of Limbach-Oberfrohna together with regional companies and educational institutions invites to this year's OB initiative "Training 2018".
Kathrein has been honoured for its technological leadership in the field of RFID. Global consultancy Frost & Sullivan gave the Product Line Strategy Leadership Award to Kathrein for the outstanding added value that it offers to its customers. Particular tribute was paid to the fact that the company combines expertise in both RFID hardware and software.