Pavilions at IFAT 2020

IFAT 2020 will once again feature a variety of pavilions and state participation opportunities. These are organized by renowned national and international institutions and associations representing the entire breadth of the industry.

International pavilions

A fitting alternative to an individual stand, the international pavilions attract a lot of visitors during the trade fair. When representing your country, you can present the solutions, perspectives, and challenges of your nation and your company.

If you would like to get involved with one of the pavilions, please click on a country to find all the information and contact details you will need to sign up.

AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA provides Austrian companies with the opportunity to showcase their products to an international audience at representative Austrian stands or pavilions at around 100 international trade fairs every year as part of Austrian group exhibitions, go international Austrian stands, or neighborhood trade fairs. A group exhibition is also being organized for IFAT 2018.

Interested parties should contact:

AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA
Energy / Sustainability / Natural Resources
Markus Gumplmayr, MAS
E-mail: markus.gumplmayr@wko.at
Tel. +43 5 909003611
www.wko.at/awo/at

The Belgium pavilion is organized by AWEX - Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency.

For detailed information please contact:

AWEX
Ms Gisèle Marien
E-mail: g.marien@awex.be
Tel. +32 2 4218709
www.awex.be

Canada Unlimited Inc. will once again be organizing the Canadian pavilion at IFAT 2018. This pavilion will be located in the water / water treatment section of the trade show. Companies interested in exhibiting within the pavilion will receive funding and support from federal as well as respective provincial governments.

The pavilion will include turnkey booth packages of varying sizes with Canada branding and will have a lounge area for pavilion exhibitors to meet with their visitors.

For more information please contact:

Canada Unlimited Inc.
Official Representative of Messe München in Canada
Ms. Neeta Correa
E-mail: neeta.correa@canada-unlimited.com
Tel. + 1 905 8131051

There will be Chinese pavilions organized by Messe Muenchen Shanghai on IFAT 2018. For more detailed information, please contact:

Ms. Katharine Kong
E-mail: Katharine.Kong@mm-sh.com
Tel. +86 10 85911001-802

Ms. Suki Su
E-mail: Suki.Su@mm-sh.com
Tel. +86 10 85911001-819

www.mm-sh.com

We offer Czech companies the opportunity to present their products to a selected audience at the joint Czech Republic stand. Take advantage of our offer and save on costs and valuable time!

We offer Czech companies a full service solution which includes the following services:

  • exhibition space, including high-quality stand construction, organization, and on-site support
  • professional communication work
  • mediation of cooperation with international partners.

Organizer of the joint stand:

Česká agentura na podporu obchodu ǀ CzechTrade
Dipl.-Ing. Eva Novotná
Dittrichova 21
CZ-ǀ 128 01 Praha 2
E-mail: eva.novotna@czechtrade.cz
Tel. +420 224 907 581
Mobil +420 724 941 738

Meet Danish top-suppliers focusing on quality, sustainability and integrated solutions at the four Danish Pavilions, covering water, waste-to-energy, bioenergy and pipes. The pavilions are organized by the Danish Export Association.

For detailed information on our flexible set-up, please contact:

Danish Export Association
Ms Ilse Korsvang
E-mail: ilse.korsvang@dk-export.dk
Tel. +45 8681 3888
Mobile +45 5089 4488

The French pavilion is organized by Business France.

For detailed information please contact:

Busincess France
Mr Marc Hernandez
E-mail: marc.hernandez@businessfrance.fr
Tel. +33 140 733061

or

Ms Valérie Ledoux
E-mail: valerie.ledoux@businessfrance.fr
Tel. +33 140 733192

Monacofiere
Monacofiere, rappresentanza ufficiale in Italia di Messe München International e UNACEA—Unione Nazionale Aziende Construction Equipment & Attachments promuovono una partecipazione collettiva di aziende italiane a IFAT 2018. Il progetto mira ad offrire un pacchetto chiavi in mano comprensivo di area, allestimento, costi tecnici di quartiere e servizi accessori al fine di ridurre al minimo lo sforzo organizzativo da parte delle aziende.

Per maggiori dettagli vi invitiamo a contattare i nostri uffici:

Monacofiere
E-mail: espositori@monacofiere.com
Tel. +39 02 40708301

Piemonte
Meet Piemonte (Italy) top-suppliers, focusing on quality, sustainability and integrated solutions at the two Piemonte pavilions, offering water, waste& recycling solutions and products. The pavilions are organized by Piemonte Agency, the first Italian agency dedicated to internationalization, focusing chiefly on attracting foreign investment, increasing the presence of local companies and their competitiveness on international markets, training local and foreign managers and officers on key subjects related to international trade.

For getting more information and joining the Piemonte participation, please contact:

Piemonte Agency for Investments, Export and Tourism
Mrs. Enrica Demichelis
E-mail: enrica.demichelis@centroestero.org
Tel. +39 011 6700-684
www.centroestero.org

Messe Muenchen Japan organizes the Japanese pavilion in the water and water treatment section. We offer a full service solution including exhibition space, high-quality stand construction, communication and on-site support.

For detailed information please contact:

Ms Chiaki Yamaga
E-mail: info@messe-muenchen.jp
Tel. +81 3 6402-4583
www.messe-muenchen.jp

Holland Business Pavilion / Global Matching
Like in former years Global Matching (www.globalmatching.nl) will be organizing the Dutch Pavilion for Waste.

For detailed information, please contact:

Ms. Trudi van Spankeren
E-mail: trudivanspankeren@globalmatching.nl
Tel. + 31 65757-7008

Netherlands Water Partnership
The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) is a comprehensive network that unites Dutch water expertise. The partnership, consisting of 200 members from private companies, government, knowledge institutes and NGOs, acts as a centre of information on water expertise, policy developments and market opportunities.

For detailed information, please contact:

Ms Sandra Borst
E-mail: s.borst@nwp.nl
Tel. +31 703 043711
www.nwp.nl

Meeting Point Pumpen
After the successful participation at the IFAT 2016, DdV media international, the publisher of the well known trade magazine "Pumpe DE", will be organizing a highly interesting platform for pumps and pumping systems with the Meeting Point Pumps in 2018.

Our offer:

  • Printed information in the form of brochures or DVD / CD at Meeting Point Pumps
  • Seminar area for application and product presentations or current topics
  • Participate in our very successful seminar program and reach an interested specialist audience.
    "The Meeting Point Pumps has been firmly on the IFAT for many years. It offers an excellent opportunity to present product innovations and highlights. We are also looking forward to attending daily changing presentations here in 2018. "- Markus Neppl, WILO SE
  • Business Point
    Be there with your "Business Point", a very well placed, compact presentation unit.
    "The Meeting Point Pumps offers us an ideal platform to present our products and to get in contact with potential customers! In 2016 had brought our participation good contacts and orders". - Peter Schmidt, Auras Pumpen GmbH

For more information please contact:

DdV media international
Mrs. Anca Weber
PO Box 352
NL-3740 AJ Baarn
Tel. +31 35-541 30 64
Fax +31 35-543 54 14
E-mail: info@pumpede.de

The Poland pavilion is organized by Centrum Kooperacji Recyklingu - not for profit system Sp. z.o.o..

For detailed information please contact:

Mrs Jolanta Okonska-Kubica
E-mail: biuro@klasterodpadowy.com
Tel. +48 533 649 605
www.klasterodpadowy.com

The Korean pavilion is organized by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).

For detailed information please contact:

Mr Yoo-June Kim
E-mail: yjkim@kotra.or.kr
Tel. +49 89 2424 2636
www.kotra.or.kr

The official "SWISS Pavilion" is organized by Swissenviro GmbH.

It is supported by the Swiss Association for Environmental Technology (SVUT).

Swissenviro GmbH
CEO Mr. Urs Heutschi
E-mail: info@swissenviro.ch
Tel. +41 52 3552111
Fax +41 52 3552110

The Turkish pavilion is organized by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.

For detailed information, please contact:

Istanbul Chamber of Commerce
Ms Esra Avcioblu
E-mail: esra.avcioglu@ito.org.tr
Tel. +90 212 4556100

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce & Industry shall once again be organising the UK pavilion at IFAT. Eligible UK firms who are exhibiting at the show can apply for UK Trade & Investment grants to assist them with their stand costs.

We are dedicated to maximising the impact of UK Exhibitors at IFAT and we shall be putting together a cost effective stand package that any UK Exhibitor, regardless of location can adopt. The high quality stand package will incorporate a UK enhanced design logo and furniture package.

For detailed information please contact:

Mr Stuart Whitehill
Overseas Fairs Division
E-mail: stuart.whitehill@overseasfairs.co.uk
Tel. +44 1564 784999

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) created the International Pavilion Program in 2008 to make it easier for companies to exhibit at major water/wastewater shows around the world. Under the program, WEF purchases exhibition space with the major international water quality shows and constructs a pavilion with booth space set below the minimum required by most international shows. WEF provides a fully-built and furnished booth (3x3 meter minimum) in a prime location, one WEFTEC Priority Point towards next year’s WEFTEC booth selection, pre-show marketing through WEF publications, translation and refreshment services, lounge area, etc.

For detailed information, please contact:

Water Environment Federation
Mrs Cari McBride
E-mail: cmcbride@wef.org
Tel. +1 703 6267449

National pavilions

Expertise pooled in a concentrated environment as institutions and associations provide all their know-how from the environmental technology industry at the national pavilions. The pavilions at IFAT are the perfect environment for networking and turning decision-makers and stakeholders into new business contacts. Take advantage of the opportunity to make contact with representatives from industry and public authorities with a view to creating added value from secondary raw materials.

If you would like to sign up to get involved with one of the pavilions mentioned below, just click on the relevant name for more information.

The members of the ak dmaw (working group for data management in environmental and waste management) design information and communication processes for more than 80 percent of all waste management companies and their customers in Germany. Benefit from our knowledge and our contacts with industry, commerce, authorities, disposal companies, carriers and environmental services.

The ak dmaw was founded in 1996, initiated by several companies active in waste and environmental management and for which data and communication management is part of their day-to-day business.

The ak dmaw has been organizing a pavilion at IFAT for many years.
For more information about the ak dmaw, visit www.ak-dmaw.de

If you are interested in participating in the ak dmaw pavilion, please contact us:

ak dmaw
represented by:
4waste GmbH
E-mail: info@ak-dmaw.de
Tel. +49 241 9387022
Fax +49 241 9387015

Together with Umwelttechnik BW, the State Agency for Environmental Technology and Resource Efficiency in Baden-Württemberg, and Plattform Umwelttechnik, Baden-Württemberg International offers companies, regions and municipalities in Baden-Württemberg the opportunity to present their services, products and company locations to a selected specialist audience at the Baden-Württemberg pavilion.

Our services:

  • a turnkey trade fair package tailored to your needs with variable stand space and presentation options
  • an attractive placement at the fair
  • access to national and international networks.

We will be happy to organize your trade fair presentation and are your contact in the run-up to the trade fair and on site. So you can concentrate on your business.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Snjezana Matijasec
E-mail: snjezana.matijasec@bw-i.de
Tel. +49 711 22787-37
Fax +49 711 22787-22

Bayern Innovativ GmbH is the company for innovation, technology and knowledge transfer in Bavaria. It supports players from the industry and scientific fields at all stages of the value chain with tailor-made services in order to increase their innovative drive. Bayern Innovativ operates at the interfaces of a wide variety of industries and technologies. The goal is an ecosystem with dynamic networks that accelerates the innovation process. In addition to its own energy technology, automotive and new materials clusters, one focus of its activities is to cross-cluster with other Bavarian clusters and network with other major players in Bavaria's innovation landscape.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Mr. Jörg Perwitzschky
E-mail: messe@bayern-innovativ.de
Tel. +49 911 20671152
Fax +49 911 206715152

This pavilion is organized by the Federal Association of the German Waste, Water and Raw Materials Management Industry (BDE).

For information please contact:

BDE Bundesverband der Deutschen Entsorgungs-,Wasser- und Rohstoffwirtschaft e. V.
Press and Public Relations
Tel. +49 30 590033520
E-mail: presse@bde.de
www.bde.de

The Berlin-Brandenburg capital region will once again be presenting itself at IFAT 2020 in Munich with a sponsored* pavilion.

The package offer for companies from the region includes:

  • provision of space for an individual stand as part of an open-plan pavilion at favorable conditions, including electrical connection, Internet connection, stand lighting and cleaning
  • layout planning, stand design, stand construction incl. general design, furnishing
  • provision of communal kitchen and storage facilities incl. staff support
  • lounge for meetings with your customers incl. drinks and snacks
  • large-scale graphics with good long-distance effect
  • basic entry in the official trade fair catalog
  • full-page entry in the premium list of pavilion exhibitors
  • invitation of selected companies, institutions and politicians from our contact network
  • inclusion in press releases and press kits
  • technical-organizational support during preparation and the trade show itself.

For more details and registration documents, please contact:

Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH
Mr. Mathias Nix
E-mail: mathias.nix@berlin-partner.de
Tel. +49 30 46302451

* Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie (Berlin Partner for Economics and Technology) has been entrusted by the Berlin State Senate with the implementation of the pavilion for the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region—financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the State of Berlin.

The Training and Demonstration Center for Decentralized Sewage Treatment (BDZ e. V.)

  • is an initiative to promote and successfully establish decentralized and semi-centralized wastewater treatment and recycling;
  • aims to support economically and ecologically reasonable sewage treatment both nationally and internationally and to sustainably ensure the quality of these technologies to conserve water as a resource as best as possible;
  • unites members from business, science, politics and administration in one network, pools knowledge of decentralized and semi-centralized wastewater management and carries out educational and development work in this field;
  • provides national and international interested parties with services that mainly include a demonstration site, information and advice, education and training, research and development.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Gabriele Stich
E-mail: stich@bdz-abwasser.de
Tel. +49 341 4422979
Fax +49 341 4421748

This pavilion is organized by the Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Management (bvse).

For information please contact:

bvse—Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung e. V.
Ms. Claudia Stolz
Tel. +49 228 98849-13
E-mail: stolz@bvse.de
www.bvse.de

The German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) is the technical and scientific professional association that brings together the experts and managers of water and waste management from municipalities, universities, engineering offices, public authorities and companies. The DWA develops technical standards, participates in standardization work, supports research, promotes education and training, advises politics, science and industry. The DWA was founded in 1948 and is active both nationally and internationally.

Present your company, your products and your services at the DWA pavilion. The fair is the ideal platform to present innovations and to establish and maintain contacts with important target groups. The pavilion offers the following advantages:

  • realization of the complete stand construction including all necessary ancillary work at favorable prices
  • use of the DWA pavilion infrastructure such as Internet connection, catering, stand security, meeting point for meetings and presentations
  • high visitor numbers: the DWA pavilion is a permanent point of contact for many trade fair visitors.

Member companies interested in being part of the DWA pavilions can contact:

DWA
Ms Sabrina Prentzel
E-mail: prentzel@dwa.de
Tel. +49 2242 872-116

Together with matrix GmbH & Co. KG, the German Society for Membrane Technology (DGMT) offers both members and others to participate in its open pavilion concept.

The time-saving complete solution leaves you plenty of scope for an uncomplicated and smooth participation in the trade fair.

The full-service package includes the following services:

  • own area of stand space
  • high-quality stand construction with flooring for underfloor wiring
  • graphics on and above the stand
  • communal storage
  • planning, organization, implementation and continuous on-site support
  • full stand catering.

Interested companies and institutions, please contact:

Mr. Gregor Frankenstein-von der Beeck
E-mail: frankenstein@matrix-gmbh.de
Tel. +49 211 7570733

With over 4,900 members, the German Biogas Association (Fachverband Biogas e. V.) is the largest German and European interest group representing the biogas industry. It represents manufacturers, plant constructors and agricultural and industrial biogas plant operators throughout Germany. The aim of the association's work is to expand biogas production and use for nationwide electricity, heat and fuel supply, Germany as a business location and effective climate protection.

In recent years, the biogas industry has created around 54,000 crisis-proof jobs, mostly in rural regions.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Fachverband Biogas e. V
Ms. Nicole Schultz
E-mail: Nicole.Schultz@biogas.org
Tel. +49 8161 984664
Fax +49 8161 984670

The Federal Association of Companies in the Gas and Water Industries (figawa) is a technical and scientific association of companies in the field of gas and water technologies. The focus of the work is on actively shaping the market-influencing, industry-specific and political framework conditions and is always geared to the concrete benefit of the members.

In the field of water extraction, figawa represents the interests of Germany’s leading well construction companies and manufacturers of well construction materials whose outstanding quality enjoys international reputation. The declared aim of figawa is to maintain and further develop this quality in the work of rules and regulations and within the sector-specific, political framework conditions. In addition, figawa organizes training courses in well construction (DVGW Worksheet W120-1) and geothermal energy (DVGW Worksheet W120-2) as well as joint industry events.

At IFAT 2020, figawa with its established WATER FROM WELLS concept again offers well construction, drilling technology and water extraction companies the opportunity to take part in the pavilion and present themselves as part of an efficient industry.

Your contact:
Ms. Hanna Seeck
figawa – Bundesvereinigung der Firmen im Gas- und Wasserfach e. V.
E-mail: seeck@figawa.de
Tel.: +49 221 37668 39
Fax: +49 221 37668 64

The Bonn-based German Association for Concrete Pipes and Reinforced Concrete Pipes (FBS) was founded in 1987. Its main task is to represent the interests of the members which are manufacturers of FBS concrete sewer systems for sewage pipes and sewers, whose products meet the increased requirements of the FBS Quality Directive and FBS Quality Assurance System©. By organizing and realizing the pavilion at IFAT, FBS offers interested members and supporting members a platform for communication and knowledge transfer.

For further information, please contact:

Ms. Bettina Friedrichs
Tel. +49 228 9545644
E-mail: bettina.friedrichs@fbsrohre.de
www.fbsrohre.de

SCM messe • event • marketing GmbH, based in Marburg and Frankfurt am Main, plans, organizes and supervises industry-related pavilions for industrial and public clients.

SCM GmbH has been offering the opportunity to participate in country and industry-specific pavilions since 2002. Also at IFAT 2020, SCM GmbH enables companies from Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Lower Saxony to participate in three pavilions in various halls. The open-plan pavilions offer different space sizes for exhibitors and have an attractive communication and catering area as well as storage areas.

The package for a modern trade fair presentation at defined total costs includes the following services:

  • handling of registration formalities
  • planning of the stand concept and construction
  • a joint exhibitor meeting
  • query of individual needs (e. g. exhibits, labeling, technology)
  • generic labeling (core topic) of the pavilion
  • layout, printing and installation of presentation documents to workstations
  • provision of necessary equipment and its installation (e. g. monitors)
  • before the trade fair: specific contact person for all questions regarding the trade fair participation
  • during the trade fair: stand management and service team
  • catering with preparation at the stand for exhibitors and their guests
  • support during the installation of the stand area on the day before the trade fair.

and offers the following advantages for participants:

  • well-established “complete package”—planning, stand construction, support and catering
  • very low organizational effort in the run-up to and during the trade fair
  • fixed costs of trade fair participation for secure planning
  • low own personnel expenses
  • catering of your own guests in an appealing atmosphere with good service
  • increased perception through attractive positioning in the exhibition halls and the size of the pavilion.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Mr Roman Osada
Tel. +49 6421 581-110
E-mail: r.osada@scm.de
Web: www.scm.de

The German Association of Waste-to-Energy Plants (ITAD) represents the interests of operators and owners of thermal waste treatment plants (classical municipal waste incineration plants, RDF plants and sewage sludge incineration plants).

ITAD is the association of almost all classic German municipal waste incineration plants and many RDF plants. It supports the interests of the environment as well as of the fee payers, of trade and industry towards the public, politics and authorities and represents the interests of the members in the European Union, in Germany and in the federal states. ITAD informs about the advantages of thermal waste treatment plants compared to other waste treatment processes through public relations, research projects and much more.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Interessengemeinschaft der Thermischen Abfallbehandlungsanlagen in Deutschland e.V.
Mr. Vinzenz Schulte
E-mail: info@itad.de
Tel. +49 211 93676090

The purpose of the Association of Piping Companies (rbv) is to promote technology and science in pipeline construction and in network services for the water and wastewater management, energy supply and telecommunications. Since its foundation on June 21, 1950, rbv has been representing the interests of its approx. 600 members—the executing companies in the pipeline construction industry.

Pipeline constructors have to face the entire spectrum of pipeline construction. And the association offers the necessary support for this. Its work focuses on cooperation on the relevant technical regulations, the representation of technical interests toward authorities and other institutions as well as the qualification of members through training measures for their employees.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Ms. Gabriele Borkes
E-mail: borkes@rbv-gmbh.de
Tel. +49 221 3765846
Fax +49 221 3765863

The export network for the German recycling and waste management industry. RETech's activities focus on promoting the application of sustainable environmental technology in the German circular economy abroad. RETech is the point of contact for all public and private organizations and/or institutions both in Germany and abroad that are interested in German resource and efficiency technology.

The network offers a neutral platform for companies interested in innovative technologies for recycling and disposal issues and their export. RETech cooperates with ministries, subordinate authorities, universities, institutes and associations both in Germany and abroad to build up a network of players that support the export of German recycling and disposal technology and the transfer of knowledge.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

German RETech Partnership e. V
Ms. Karin Opphard
E-mail: karin.opphard@retech-germany.net
Tel. +49 30 31582-563
Fax +49 30 31582-400

Also in 2020, Saxony-based companies present their products and services at the pavilion of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce. In the past years, the pavilion organized by the Saxon Chambers of Industry and Commerce has already convinced as an industry meeting point and platform for the exchange of experience and knowledge.

Visitors can find out about sustainable technologies and concepts for energy-efficient and resource-saving water, sewage, waste and raw materials management and make contact with companies in the sector.

The environmental awareness of Saxony-based companies is also reflected in the “Umweltallianz Sachsen” (Saxony Environment Alliance) initiative, which was extended for another five years in 2016 and is a recognized and almost 20-year cooperation between the Free State of Saxony and the Saxon economy. The close cooperation is considered a driving force for new subject areas, methods and paths.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Industrie- und Handelskammer zu Leipzig (Leipzig Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Ms. Claudia Goldmann
E-mail: messeservice@leipzig.ihk.de
Tel. +49 341 1267-1260
Fax +49 341 1267-1126

As the economic development agency of the state of Schleswig-Holstein, we offer companies the opportunity to present themselves to the specialist audience together with other environmental technology companies from Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg at the North German pavilion.

You too can benefit from the synergy effects of our pavilion at IFAT 2020.

Companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer
Schleswig-Holstein GmbH
Ms. Jana Avagyan
E-mail: avagyan@wtsh.de
Tel. +49 431 66666825
Fax +49 431 66666769

For the first time ever, the Air Pollution Control department of the VDMA (German Engineering Federation) will be exhibiting at a 150 square meters stand in Hall B3 alongside its member companies.

The Air Pollution Control department of the VDMA currently accounts for 98 companies, which manufacture exhaust systems and exhaust units for a wide range of industries against the backdrop of occupational health and safety and environmental protection. The air technology and dust removal technology industry sector is constantly developing innovative technical solutions in order to meet legal requirements. It provides a wide range of options for removing dust, smoke, aerosols, and gases.

Air pollution control makes processes feasible, and many production and work processes would be impossible without it.

In addition to the VDMA, the following companies will be represented at the stand:

For more information, please visit: lr.vdma.org

Contact person:
Astrid Medinger
Department for Air Pollution Control
Trade Association for Air Handling Technology in the VDMA
E-mail: astrid.medinger@vdma.org
Tel. +49 69 66031859
Fax +49 69 66032859

With its approximately 70 members, the Municipal Vehicles and Equipment Industry Association (VAK) offers the industry a platform for shaping environmental policy and specifically promotes the interests of companies involved in the development, manufacture and sale of municipal vehicles and equipment. The association also strengthens the entrepreneurial concerns of suppliers in the superstructure and equipment industry. The VAK's involvement in discipline-specific and standards committees and its collaboration with industry and user associations guarantee comprehensive uniformity of standards and regulations.

The VAK pavilion offers an ideal platform and a complete solution for presenting your product, innovation or technology.

The Truck in Action Show at the outdoor site provides an additional presentation option.

(Member) companies interested in being part of the VAK pavilions can contact:

VAK e.V.
Ms. Anna Sackmann
E-mail: info@vak-ev.de
Tel. +49 30 2248-7266

The Association for Pipe and Sewer Technology Companies (VDRK), founded in 1989 in Stuttgart, is the professional association for the pipe and sewer technology industry. It understands itself as the mouthpiece and lobby of companies in its sector.

The VDRK currently consists of more than 500 members, and the number is rising. Its main tasks include advising its members, providing specialist and legal information on pipe and sewer technology, actively cultivating the exchange of experience and promoting education and training. This also includes active participation in a wide variety of specialist organizations, ensuring fairness in dealings with customers, suppliers and competitors and maintaining contacts with authorities, associations and client organizations.

Also RAL Gütegemeinschaft Grundstücksentwässerung and BFW Bau Sachsen will be represented at the VDRK pavilion.

Your contact:
VDRK Verband der Rohr- und Kanal- Technik Unternehmen e. V.
Ralph Sluke
E-mail: sluke@vdrk.de
Tel. +49 561 2075670
Fax +49 561 20756729

The Association of Local Utilities (VKU) represents the interests of the local utility sector in Germany. The approximately 1,500 member companies organized in the VKU are primarily active in energy supply, water and sewage management, waste management and urban cleaning. With more than 268,000 employees, in 2017 they generated sales revenues of around EUR 116 billion and invested around EUR 10 billion.

In the end customer segment, the member companies have a market share of 61.0 percent in electricity, 66.7 percent in natural gas, 86.4 percent in drinking water, 70.2 percent in heat supply and 43.8 percent in sewage disposal. Furthermore, they dispose of 31,500 tons of waste every day and make a decisive contribution to Germany achieving the highest recycling rate—namely 68 percent—among the member states of the European Union.

Currently, around 180 municipal companies are involved in expanding broadband networks. In 2017, they invested more than EUR 375 million—around 6 million customers can use the broadband infrastructure of municipal companies already today.

VKU member companies interested in being part of the pavilion can contact:

VKU Service GmbH
Mr. Philipp Paingt
Head of VKU Academy
E-mail: paingt@vku.de
Tel. +49 58580-29