EPTDA Announces Convention Schedule
February 25, 2013—The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) announces its 2013 Annual Convention in Venice from September 18-20. The association is proudly celebrating its 15th year anniversary in Venice and expects to welcome over 350 leaders and decision-makers of the international power transmission and motion control industry. “It is with great honor and pleasure that we are opening the invitations to the global PT/MC community to join us in a fantastic celebration of our 15 years anniversary in a magnificent city like Venice”, says Hans Hanegreefs, executive vice president of the EPTDA. “In such a short time, EPTDA has established itself as one of the leading associations in our industry setting the highest commercial, environmental, social and ethical standards. Over 200 companies from more than 30 countries across EMEA and North America are now member of this elite organisation. And our special anniversary annual convention will bring together the most influential movers and shakers on the stage,” added Hanegreefs.
EPTDA Annual Conventions are the one and only trusted networking platform for the executives and senior management of PT/MC industry globally.The Annual Conventions feature a dedicated MD-IDEX (Manufacturer-Distributor IDea EXchange) Day for business development on pre-determined one-to-one meeting sessions between Distributors and Manufacturers.The conventions also bring together the talented future leaders of the future under one platform of Next Generation reception, an open Distribution Forum to discuss issues particular to distribution, and world-class entertainment in the social programme for spouses and partners featuring a signature black-tie Gala Dinner.
Every year, the EPTDA Annual Convention stage brings together some of the finest and most legendary gurus and thinkers as the keynote speakers and 2013 is no exception. Europe’s Number 1 Management Thinker and the unconventional Swedish economist and dynamic “funky” business thinker, Kjell Nordstöm, will open the ceremony in a grand opening speech followed by Stéphane Garelli, Leading Authority on Competitiveness of Nations and Enterprises, and Alan Beaulieu, one of the most accurate economic forecasters of our times.
The EPTDA Annual Convention will take place in the Hilton Molino Stucky Hotel, fabulously located on Giudecca Island in Italy’s Venetian Lagoon. This classic Hilton hotel in Venice offers breathtaking scenery and exceptional amenities including a sparkling rooftop pool and a state-of-the-art Fitness & Wellness Centre.
Registrations to the EPTDA Annual Conventions are open March 31, 2013, to both EPTDA members and qualified non-member companies.