Experts required: Mesago is contracted to organize 18th EPA Congress and Exhibition in Rotterdam

November 03, 2015



Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH has been tasked to organize the 18th EPA Congress and Exhibition of the Dutch parking association (VEXPAN). This is the most important international event dedicated to the European parking industry. It will take place in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) on September 20–22, 2017.

“We consciously chose Mesago Messe Frankfurt to be the event organizer for the 18th EPA Congress and Exhibition. Given their many years of experience in creating specialized business-to-business platforms, providing excellent expertise, and adapting to specific customer requirements, Mesago is the right partner for us to organize a high-level, successful event. Mesago already did an excellent job organizing this year’s 17th EPA Congress in Berlin, which further supports our decision,” says Peter Martens, Vice Chairman, VEXPAN, the Dutch parking association and Chairman Policy and Strategy Committee, EPA.

Simone Pfisterer, Head of Division at Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, is delighted that VEXPAN has placed its confidence in Mesago, and she looks forward to the new challenges facing her team: “We are eagerly and enthusiastically anticipating the next event in Rotterdam in 2017, and we are very pleased that Mesago has received the contract.”

The Congress and Exhibition is held every two years in a different European city. The choice of the country/event location is made by the European Parking Association (EPA).The Dutch parking association (VEXPAN) will host the 18th EPA Congress 2017. With the slogan “Parking in the City Lounge”, this event will give participants from different countries the opportunity to meet in Rotterdam to discuss future developments and best practices of the European parking industry. Taking place in tandem with the Congress will be the EPA Exhibition, which will address additional topics relating to planning, building and operating stationary traffic facilities.

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About Mesago

Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 120 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 2,700 exhibitors and over 100,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners.