IF Rome Conference - Building your business in the current climate
Organised by Recycler Publishing & Events / ETIRA
27-28 September 2009, Rome | Italy
Globally the economy is declining, prices and margins are under pressure, competition is fierce and consumers have a much stronger environmental awareness.
As a business owner / manager you are focused on growing your business and want to take advantage of current market trends. Get the industries viewpoint at IF Rome!
15:00 - 16:00 Sponsors arrival, check in and set up
16:00 – 19:30 Registration & Sponsor Networking
19:30 - 20:30 Sponsors Cocktail Reception
20:30 onwards Delegates and Guests Dinner
Monday 28th September 2009
08:00 - 09:00 Registration, morning refreshments & Sponsor Networking
09:00 – 09:25 Opening Remarks & Delegate Profiling
09;25 – 10:25 Forward Focus
10:25 – 10:55 Morning Break & Informal Networking
10:55 – 12:50 Insights into Remanufacturing.
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch & Sponsors Networking
14:00 – 14:30 Legal Brief – Inside the Ninestar action
14:30 – 15:00 Three Step Challenge & Question time
15:00 – 15:25 Afternoon Break & Informal Networking
15:25 – 16:55 Insight & Opportunity
16:55 – 17:30 The Vote is in & closing remarks
17:30 Conference ends
Recycler Trade Magazines David Connett will open the conference and compare the profile of the various companies and delegates and share with you the results of the online survey to gain up-the-minute insights into how the European remanufacturing industry is faring in the current climate.
As the year draws to a close, what is the outlook for 2010 and what does it mean for forward-planning in the remanufacturing industry?
Assess how the industry is likely to fare over the coming months, and what lessons we can take from what has happened so far
Speaker Charlie BREWER
Insight 1 - Cartridge Collecting in Europe
Explore and understand the various cartridge collecting models and methods for efficient cartridge collecting and sourcing.
Speaker Philippe GUENIN
Insight 2 - European Inkjet industry in Europe
The remanufactured & refilled inkjet market is a market in its own right. Explore and understand the potential for your business.
Speaker Horst EDELMEIER
Insight 3 - Hybrid solutions
A cartridge is a cartridge, yet with some low cost innovative adaption’s you can increase the value of your cartridges.
Speaker Colin DAVISON
Insight 4 - Inside remanufacturing
Is the aftermarket amateurish? Three thousand remanufacturers produce more cartridges now than five thousand remanufacturers did only a few years ago. What are the business strategies and sales arguments for remanufactured products? Who is ETIRA and why such an organisation is important for the cartridge remanufacturing industry.
Speaker Christian WERNHART
Mr. O’Connor will discuss the status of the various Ninestar and Epson litigation matters, including the status of the International Trade Commission determinations as well as the cases pending in the District Court in Portland, Oregon.
In addition to discussing the present status of those matters, Mr. O’Connor will discuss what actions Ninestar intends to take in the future as well as his analysis of the significance of various determinations that have been made.
Speaker Ed O’Connor
Three Step Challenge & Question time
What three steps would you take to reduce costs and increase business and profitability? Ask your peers your key questions around the state of the industry. Make the most of the expertise within the room, pose open questions and encourage fellow delegates to share their thoughts on the coming months.
Led by David Connett
Insight & Opportunity – Our keynote presentation
One of the barriers to moving forward is not knowing how to. Yet opportunities exist all around. Insights & Opportunities will give you some practical insights and help to change your business model, how to approach existing and new accounts, how to “expand sales in existing accounts” - through continuous assessments and how make your presentations, letters, marketing tools work for you.
Speaker Jan de KESEL
During the day you have heard a lot about the industry. Will you change some of the ways that you work after today?
Now is your opportunity to confirm the results – Your vote counts
IF Rome Conference –
Building your business in the current climate
27-28 September 2009 | Rome | Italy
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Organiser: Recycler Publishing & Events Ltd
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