Getting back on track

IELA creates RELOAD programme

Gwen Kaufmann - Sunday, May 17, 2020    

IELA creates RELOAD programme
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Exhibition logistics suppliers are getting prepared for the new normal in the exhibition industry by joining the newly created IELA RELOAD programme that was launched on May 4, 2020 to address and adapt to the fast-changing and still uncertain rules regarding international forwarding. During May 2020, weekly recovery talk sessions are scheduled, overseen by Sandi Trotter, IELA BOM member and director of TWI Group, Inc., Canada, in the spirit of a global brainstorming captain. The next session on May 13: RECOVERY TALK 2 "Special Logistics, Leading Operations, and Managing Supply Chains: How to navigate through the shutdown and rebound?" – moderated by Guido Fornelli, IELA board member and director of Expotrans S.p.A., Italy, and Claudia Leoni, marketing at Expotrans. The next sessions are on May 20: RECOVERY TALK 3 "Contingency Plan for the New Now"– moderated by Niseth Boerrigter, director of Fairs, Events and Special Logistics APAC, Schenker Australia Pty Ltd, Australia and on May 27: RECOVERY TALK 4 "Why only "back to normal", why not back to better?"– moderated by Garcia Newell, business development manager, Agility Fairs & Events Logistics Ltd, UK. With the goal of promoting best practices, the IELA RELOAD programme is comprised of regional and working group talks. The IELA TALK ASIA PACIFIC will be moderated by Ravinder Sethi, chair of the IELA Committee, executive member & international ambassador of the Indian Exhibition Industry Association, and chairman & managing director of R.E. Rogers India Pvt. Ltd. The IELA TALK EUROPE will be moderated by Barbara Weizsaecker, secretary general EEIA European Exhibition Industry Alliance. (kf)


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