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ERA Convention 2022: ‘Rental in Transition’

15 June - 16 June

RADISSON BLU LATVIJA CONFERENCE & SPA HOTEL, RIGA

The ERA Convention 2022 will take place on 15 and 16 June 2022 at the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel in Riga, Latvia, alongside the European Rental Awards.

The ERA Convention is the premier event for the European equipment rental industry and brings together more than 300 leading voices from rental companies and suppliers to the industry to network, learn and share.

The theme of this year’s Convention is ‘Rental in Transition’, which will address the EU Green Deal, energies of the future and the place and role of the equipment rental industry in this transition.

Watch the highlights of the ERA Convention 2021: ‘Smart Rental’ in the video below.

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VISIT TO THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF RIGA ‎

On the evening before the first day of the Convention (14 June, 18.00-22.00), there will be a walking tour of the historic centre of Riga, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a cocktail and canapés at the Whitehouse restaurant.

The price for the walking tour and cocktail is €100. There are a limited number of places, which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If all places have been allocated, people wishing to join the tour will be placed on a reserve list.

PROGRAMME - 15 JUNE, DAY 1

9.30 – 14.00
REGISTRATION

9.30 – 12.30
RENTAL DEPOT VISITS – Ramirent and Storent
There are a limited number of places, which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. If all places have been allocated, people wishing to join the visits will be placed on a reserve list.

13.00 – 14.00
QUICK LUNCH AND TABLE-TOP EXHIBITION

14.00 – 15.30
PLENARY SESSION – PART 1 – WELCOME and EU GREEN TRANSITION

– Opening of the Convention, Pierre Boels, President, ERA
– Welcome to the Baltic States and presentation of the Rail Baltica project, Ēriks Diļevs
– Introduction to the EU Green Deal
– Future EU energy scenarios, Jacopo Brunelli, Boston Consulting Group
– The impact of the EU Green Deal on contractors, Domenico Campogrande, FIEC European Construction Industry Federation

Moderator: Maarten Bouwhuis

15.30  – 16.30
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING

16.30 – 18.00
PLENARY SESSION – PART 2 – ENERGIES OF THE FUTURE

– State of play and trends in the energy transition, Alex Woodrow, Knibb, Gormezano and Partners
– Panel with OEMs on new energy technologies and their impact on equipment rental, Ian Pratt, JCB, Laurent Bonnaure, Manitou, Alexander Greschner, Wacker Neuson, and Tora Leifland, Volvo Construction Equipment

Moderator: Maarten Bouwhuis

18.00 – 18.30
ERA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

19.00 – 20.30
EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS COCKTAIL

20.30 – 23.00
EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS DINNER

Moderator: Maarten Bouwhuis

PROGRAMME - 16 JUNE, DAY 2

9.00 – 9.30
PLENARY SESSION – PART 3 – STATISTICS

– Trends in the European Rental Industry – Update Forecast 2022-23, Michel Petitjean, Secretary General, ERA

Moderator: Maarten Bouwhuis

9.30 – 10.00
COFFEE BREAK

10.00 – 11.45
WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP PROMOTION

– Promotion Committee Report, Pierre-Yves Rallet, Committee Chairman
– Presentation
– Debate with questions in relation to “Rental in Transition”

Moderator:  Pierre-Yves Rallet, Committee Chairman

WORKSHOP TECHNICAL

– Technical Committee Report, Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
– Presentation – The future power grid at a construction site, Barbara Gregorio and Sergio Salvador, Atlas Copco
– Debate with questions in relation to “Rental in Transition”

Moderator: Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman

WORKSHOP SUSTAINABILITY

– Sustainability Committee Report, Mark Bradshaw, Committee Chairman
– Presentation – ERA Equipment CO2 Calculator – release version 2.0
– Debate with questions in relation to “Rental in Transition”

Moderator: Mark Bradshaw, Committee Chairman

WORKSHOP FUTURE GROUP

– Future Group Report
Presentation – Preliminary findings on “Impact of Digitalisation of Rental”, John Spear and David Riley, epi Consulting
– Debate with questions in relation to “Rental in Transition”

Moderator: TBD

11.45 – 12.45
CONCLUSION OF THE CONVENTION

Samsø – a circular economy community! Søren Hermansen, Samsø Energy Academy
Closing of the Convention, President-Elect, ERA

Moderator: Maarten Bouwhuis

12.45 – 14.00
NETWORKING LUNCH

EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS

The 15th European Rental Awards will take place on 15 June 2022 at the end of the first day of the Convention. The Awards are jointly organised by the European Rental Association (ERA) and International Rental News (IRN).

Read more about the 2022 European Rental Awards here.

REGISTRATION

You can register for the ERA Convention and European Rental Awards here: https://na.eventscloud.com/eraconvention2022

Convention and Rental Award ‎Dinner

Members*: EUR 450
Non-members: ‎EUR 900

Convention ‎only

Members*: EUR 300
Non-members: ‎EUR 800

Rental Award Dinner ‎only

Members*: EUR 200
Non-members: ‎EUR 200

* Member rates apply to ERA members, members of national rental ‎association members of ERA and members of IPAF, and European Rental Award Dinner Sponsors.

PARTICIPANT LIST

The latest participant list is available here.

HOTEL ROOM BOOKING

You can book a room in the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel here

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ERA offers sponsorship opportunities for the Convention App, lanyard, luncheon and coffee breaks, and different packages for sponsoring the European Rental Awards cocktail and dinner.

If you are interested in sponsoring the ERA Convention or European Rental Awards, please find out more in the brochure and fill in the form at the end of the document and send it to the the ERA Secretariat at era@erarental.org.

SPONSORS

ERA Convention

Lanyard:

App:

Coffee Break:

European Rental Awards

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsors:

Cocktail:

EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

ERA offers table-top exhibition opportunities in the social area of the Convention.

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, find out more and how to book here.

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Details

Start:
15 June
End:
16 June
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Venue

Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Riga
Elizabetes Street 55
Riga, LV-1010 Latvia
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