Wednesday 11 October 2017
|19.00 - 22.00||
All those participants of the Cork congress 2015 were most delighted to join the official opening with the Irish Food Market in the hotel.
Thursday 12 October 2017
|09.30 - 14.00||
A day outside Maastricht, with a short boat trip to famous Saint Pieterberg and a great lunch location with a panoramic view of the surroundings.
|08.00 - 17.00||
Professional tour (incl. lunch)
A triple visit tour with:
- State of the art pallet manufacturing company:
PKF/Post Pallets, Venlo
One of the largest Dutch pallet manufacturers
With more than five million pallets per year, PKF/Post is one of the largest pallet manufacturers in the Netherlands.
- A highly professional export packing company:
Meilink is a 143 years old, family owned company. Nowadays, with its 350 employees and 5 production locations, freight and transport experts VPS in Rotterdam, a share in engineering firm IPS Technology in Eindhoven, and joint ventures in China and Germany,
We offer these Meilink Chain Solutions to our clients both individually and integrally. We invite you in our factory in Schijndel, region Eindhoven, for a presentation of our business and a tour of the factory.
Lunch at the professional tour is kindly offered by the associated members of EPV (12.15-13.15, Van der Valk Hotel, Eindhoven):
|18.15 - 23.00||
Walking Dinner Maastricht
A guided tour through the most beautiful parts of Maastricht combined with a 'running dinner' on several locations.
Friday 13 October 2017
|09.30 - 14.00||
A guided tour with a different angle, ending with a visit to the new Museum at the Vrijthof, where a lunch will be served.
|08.45 - 16.30||
As always a mix of national and international speakers dealing with relevant topics and developments. The programme is currently under preparation and first announcements to be made in the short term.
|18.30 - 23.00||
Dinner at Château Neercanne
Without any doubt one of the most glorious venues in the Netherlands and this congress will end in an unforgettable atmosphere.
Agenda Business session
The theme of the congress is: Pallets and Packaging in 2030
See below at 'downloads' for the agenda of the business session on Friday 13 October.