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ERA Convention 2011: ‘Growth Again!’

7 July, 2011 - 9 July, 2011

ERA Convention “Growth Again!”

ERA’s annual convention held in Amsterdam from 7 to 9 June 2011 alongside the International Rental Exhibition was a great success. With over 320 participants from 30 different countries, the Convention proved again to be a truly international platform for knowledge exchange and networking with all leading figures from the European rental industry present and guests attending from Japan, Brazil, the United States, Russia, Australia and many other countries.


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450 participants attended the European Rental Awards dinner 2011 to celebrate professionalism and innovation in the rental and construction equipment industries. 8 awards were presented, as follows:

Large Rental Company of the year (turnover > €15 million)
Winner: HSS Hire (UK)
Shortlisted: GAM (Spain)GAP Group (UK)

Small Rental Company of the year (turnover <€15 million)
Winner: Industrial Access (Romania)
Shortlisted: Dromad Hire (Ireland)Rentforce (Netherlands/Russia)

Rental IT Award
Winner: A-Plant
Shortlisted: HSS HireKiloutouSpeedy Hire

Rental Marketing Award
Winner: Ramirent
Shortlisted: HSS Hire

Rental Safety Award
Winner: GAP Group
Shortlisted: HewdenHSS Hire

Rental Product of the Year
Winner: Teletower Access Solutions (Teletower)
Shortlisted: HH-Intellitech (GlasLift 500-4)JCB (3CX/4CX ECO backhoe loader)MEC Aerial Platforms (Titan Boom 40-S), Z-Safety Services (Z-Matic)

Manufacturer of the Year
Winner: Volvo
Shortlisted: El-Bjorn

ERA/IRN Rental Person of the Year
Mr Pierre BoelsBoels Verhuur

Lifetime Achievement Award
Mr Gunnar Glyfberg, CEO of Cramo Group (1994-2006)

Plenary Session


Committee Reports


7 July, 2011
9 July, 2011
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International Rental Exhibition
Amsterdam, Netherlands + Google Map