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15 countries represented at 7th Annual Fleet News Europe Conference

REPRESENTATIVES from throughout the world have signed up to the 7th annual Fleet News Europe Conference, to be held in Brussels on February 8.

The Fleet News Europe Conference is where the European fleet industry meets to shape the future, with high profile speakers from international fleet suppliers and customers. Countries represented including France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and the USA.

Delegates including international managing directors, directors, senior managers and other high-level personnel, who will benefits from the unique blend of networking, expert advice, formal presentations and breakout sessions that the event offers.

The full speaker line-up has already been confirmed for the event, which this year is focused on winning new fleet customers in an expanding Europe.

Among some of the headline speakers taking part in the prestigious event are:

  • Ivan Hodac, secretary general, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association
  • Jim Franks, chief executive officer of Wheels, one of the largest leasing firms in the USA.
  • Matthew Dyer, managing director, LeasePlan International
  • Peter Soliman, chief executive officer of Fleet Logistics International, one of Europe's leading fleet management firms.
  • Simon Boggis, director of procurement, CEVA Logistics, one of the most respected fleet experts in the industry who now controls a multi-million pound fleet spend.
  • Bruce Maclaren, global auto program manager for Microsoft, who operates in excess of 6,000 vehicles
  • Professor Peter Cooke, KPMG professor of Automotive Industries Management, Nottingham Business School, an internationally-renowned expert on the fleet market.
  • Jugo Stojanov, fleet analyst, Datamonitor, one of the leading experts on fleet market research for this globally recognised company.

    In addition, there will be three breakout sessions.

    These will cover remarketing, future legislation/taxation and risk management.

    Experts taking part in these breakout sessions will include senior representatives from remarketing giant BCA, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the European Transport Safety Council. The event takes part in the heart of Brussels at the Marriott Hotel.

    Details of the event, sponsored by BCA, Hyundai and Nobilas Claims and Fleet solutions, are available on the dedicated website set up for the event, which is now in its seventh year, on www.fneuropeconference.com.

    Bookings are now being taken either through the website or by phoning Sandra Evitt on +44 (0) 1733 468123 or emailing sandra.evitt@emap.com.

    For further information on the Fleet News Europe Conference, or to arrange interviews, call John Maslen, editor-in-chief, Fleet News Europe, on +44 (0) 1733 468307.

    The conference is aimed at the European company car and van industry, which is a multi-billion pound market involving some of the best-known companies in the world.

    Subjects covered by this year's conference are:

  • Developments in European fleet
  • Business challenges ahead
  • Business briefing from international fleet managers
  • Best practice in European fleet supply
  • Expanding into Eastern Europe, challenges and opportunities
  • Taking a global view - best practice from outside Europe
  • Technology in fleet - the future
  • Safety - helping fleets and drivers
  • Environment
  • Remarketing

    The Fleet News Europe Conference is where the European fleet industry meets to shape the future. Through a series of expert presentations and seminars, the conference will tackle the key issues that affect European fleet suppliers and provide plenty of networking opportunities to make your business growth happen.

  • Gain a competitive advantage with specialist advice on the European fleet sector
  • Engage with key fleet executives and fleet operators to generate ideas
  • Find new ways to improve your business performance
  • Understand what customers really want
  • Discover market trends that could affect your business
  • Understand how developments in the European Union could affect you.

    Last year's Fleet News Europe Conference was the largest in its history and it continues to grow with the expertise and backing of the professional team at Fleet News Europe, who are dedicated in ensuring that an investment in a ticket for the conference proves a very worthwhile investment.

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