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ERA Convention 2016 "The next 10 years"

ERA Convention 2016 "The next 10 years"

Stockholm
08 / 09  June 2016

Registrations are now open!

The next ERA Convention will take place in Stockholm the 8th and 9th of June 2016. 

As in previous years, we are offering companies to profile themselves at the ERA's Convention by taking part in the table top exhibition just outside the main meeting rooms.
 
To ensure the highest level of networking opportunities between participants to the Convention and exhibitors, all coffee breaks, the cocktail of 8 June and the lunch of 9 June will take place in the exhibition area of the Convention.

The following companies have already decided to exhibit:
- Ammann
- Annata
- Armada

- Atlas Copco
- Brendon Powerwashers
- Containex
- Dantherm Air Handling

- Ditch Witch International.
- Dynamics Software
- Generac
- Hifi Filter / Jura Filtration

- Hinowa
- HTC Sweden
- Husqvarna
- Imcoinsa Machinery & Tools

- Kaeser Kompressoren SE
- KHL
- MCS Italy
- Perkins
- Thwaites
- Trackunit
- Swepac
- Yanmar

We also offer sponsorship opportunities for the European Rental Awards Dinner and for the Convention.
ERA is very pleased to announce that the following companies have already accepted to be Gold Sponsors:
- Caterpillar
- Hilti
- Perkins
- Volvo

Silver Sponsor:
- Jungheinrich
- Trackunit

Cocktail Sponsor: 
- Niftylift

Lanyards Sponsor:
- SmartEquip

For more information about the sponsoring and exhibition opportunities, please click here
To make your orders, please click here.
The 2016 European Rental Awards will be held on Wednesday 8 June 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, and entries are now being accepted. The deadline for entries is Wednesday 10 February, 2016, and there are five awards categories, as well as a special Lifetime Achievement award. 
The five award categories are:
• Large Rental Company of the Year (turnover over €15 million)
• Small/Mid-sized Rental Company of the Year (turnover under €15 million)
• Rental Product of the Year (product launched in late 2014 or during 2015) 
• Sustainable Business Innovation in Rental 
• ERA/IRN Rental Person of the Year.
The awards ceremony will take place on the evening of the first day of the European Rental Association annual convention. 
The judging panel for the prestigious awards includes senior representatives from rental companies, manufacturers and rental associations in Europe, plus two members from the award organisers – ERA and KHL Group, which is the publisher of International Rental News. The judges will meet at ERA’s Secretariat office in Brussels, Belgium, on 3 March, 2016, to determine the shortlisted companies and winners.
The awards are open to any company operating in Europe, and companies do not have to be members of ERA to enter. For more information, including award criteria and entry forms, please go to: www.khl.com/rentalawards.
 
ERA Convention
“The next 10 years”
Stockholm – 8 and 9 June 2016
 
PROGRAMME
 
 
 
TUESDAY – 7 June 2016
18.00 – 23.00 ERA ANNIVERSARY DINNER
Reserved to the ERA members (by invitation only)
 
WEDNESDAY – 8 June 2016
08.00 -14.30
Conference Centre
 
REGISTRATION
 
08.30 – 13.00
 
Rental Depot visit (optional, open to participants to the ERA Convention)
Visit of a Cramo depot or of a Ramirent depot in the Stockholm area
13.00 – 14.30
Exhibition Area
 
LUNCH BREAK AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
 
14.30  - 16.00
Plenary room
 
PLENARY SESSION
 
  • Opening of the Convention and welcome to Sweden, Vesa Koivula, President, ERA
 
  • The first ten years of ERA,  Gerard Deprez, Loxam
 
  • Circular Economy & Business Models Opportunities, Egbert de Jong, DLL
 
  • Emerging Technologies & Potential Applications, Robert Messina, JLG
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
16.00 – 16.30
Exhibition Area
 
COFFEE BREAK AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
 
16.30 – 17.30
Plenary room
 
PLENARY SESSION
 
  • Rental expectations in construction, Christina Lindbäck, NCC
 
  • Trends in the European Rental Industry, Michel Petitjean, Secretary General, ERA
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
17.30 – 18.00
Exhibition Area
 
BREAK AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
 
18.00 – 19.00
Plenary room
 
ERA GENERAL ASSEMBLY including election of the Board of Directors
 
 
19.30-20.30
Exhibition Area
COCKTAIL AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
20.30-23.00
Plenary room
 
EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS DINNER
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
THURSDAY – 9 June 2016
08.30 - 10.30
 
 
WORKSHOP MARKETING & DIGITALISATION
New generations and attractiveness of the industry
 
  • Promotion Committee Report, Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
  • Presentation of equipment TCO calculator, Gian Luca Benci, Alias
  • Debate with questions in relation to digitalisation and industry attractiveness
 
Moderator: 
  • Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
 
WORKSHOP TECHNICAL & EQUIPMENT
 
  • Technical Committee Report, Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
  • Life after Rental, Christian Sonneville, Ritchie Bros
  • Debate with questions in relation to the future of equipment and the benefits from using Big Data
 
Moderator:
  • Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
 
WORKSHOP SUSTAINABILITY & PROFITABILITY
How to reach for sustainable success and growth for a rental company?
 
  • Sustainability Committee Report, Franciska Janzon, Committee Chairwoman
  • Presentation, Hans Odink, Dynamics Software
  • Debate with questions in relation to how to use sustainability initiatives to manage risk, drive growth or improve returns on capital
 
Moderator:
  • Franciska Janzon, Committee Chairwoman

 
10.30-11.30
Exhibition Area
 
COFFEE BREAK AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
11.30-13.30
Plenary room
 
REPORT ON WORKSHOPS
 
Rapporteurs: 
  • Fiona Perrin, Promotion Committee Chairwoman
  • Martin Sebestyen, Technical Committee Chairman
  • Franciska Janzon, Sustainability Committee Chairwoman
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
GUEST SPEAKER
 
Kjell A. Nordstrom – “Cities, Women and Machines - The Art of Making Money in the 21 Century”
 
 
Closing of the Convention, President - Elect, ERA
 
 
13.30-15.30
Exhibition Area
 
NETWORKING LUNCH AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION
 
 
 
To registrate to the ERA Convention 2016 and to the European Rental Awards Dinner, please click here.
As every year, members of European national associations or of IPAF can benefit from the same rate as ERA members when registering to the Convention.
 
Participants List
 
  (EUR)
ERA Members  
Convention and European Rental Awards Dinner 450
Convention only 300
European Rental Awards Dinner only 200
   
Non-Members  
Convention and European Rental Awards Dinner 900
Convention only 800
European Rental Awards Dinner only 200
The attendees to the Convention can benefit from special Convention rates at the Clarion Sign Hotel:
•               2.095 SEK per room per night (single occupancy), including tax and breakfast,
•               2.295 SEK per room per night (double occupancy), including tax and breakfast.

Please send an email to.sales.sign@choice.se or call the following number: +46 8 676 9820.
Please mention the reference ERA 8-9th June or booking number R506607.