Press release BoxID: 196197 (EPTDA (European Power Transmission Distributors Association))
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  • 1831 Brüssel
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  • Julie Hanson
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EPTDA Press Conference, September 25th, in Brussels

(PresseBox) (Brüssel, ) With over 200 member companies, the European Power Transmission Distributors Association represents over € 18 billion sales volume in mechanical power transmission/motion control(PT/MC) products over Europe and beyond. Founded in 1998, EPTDA stands as a unique platform bringing together PT/MC distributors and manufacturers decision makers from Central and Eastern Europe, UK, the USA, Japan, South Africa and the Middle East.

This year, EPTDA is celebrating its 10th anniversary with great pomp - new identity (logo, website...), 1st-ever printed membership directory (Blue Book), charity initiative with Belgian King Baudouin Foundation and 15 new members as of date. The final fireworks - the Annual Convention - will run from 24 to 26 September in the exclusive Dolce resort hotel in La Hulpe (Brussels), Belgium. Nearly 300 top executives have already signed up for this unavoidable industry event.

Themed “Creating Value Together”, the event will feature the following highlights:

- Opening speech by Didier Reynders, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
- Exclusive Diamond Welcome Reception
- High array of thought-leading speakers providing top-class educational programme
- Hydraulics & Pneumatics Showcase
- Inauguration of EPTDA's first-ever printed membership directory - the Blue Book
- 10th-anniversary Special Act
- Top-class Gala Dinner in the authentic Autoworld Museum

On the occasion of its 10th-anniversary celebrations, EPTDA is pleased to invite you to: EPTDA press conference on Thursday, September 25th from 10:30 - 11:00 in the Dolce La Hulpe Hotel, Chaussée de Bruxelles 135, 1310 La Hulpe, Belgium

Mr. Manfred Beitel, Head of EPTDA and Managing Director of WLB GmbH (Germany); Mr. Piotr Maksymowicz, EPTDA Convention Chair, EPTDA Manufacturer Chair and Industrial Distribution Director of SKF Service Division (Belgium); Mr. Heinz Landhäusser, EPTDA Founding President and CEO of SourceLine Europa Holding GmbH (Germany); and Mr. Hans Hanegreefs, EPTDA Executive Vice President, will report on EPTDA's new identity, 2008 activities and new developments, and market trends in the PT/MC industry and the challenges for the Association.