18th EPA Congress and Exhibition: “Interest of the exhibitors clearly noticeable”

January 25, 2017

18th EPA Congress and Exhibition

Parking in the City Lounge, Powered by VEXPAN

Rotterdam, 20 – 22 September 2017



18th EPA Congress and Exhibition: “Interest of the exhibitors clearly noticeable”



With eight months to go before the start of the 18th EPA Congress and Exhibition 2017 it is clear: Besides important key players of the parking industry, e.g. DESIGNA, Scheidt & Bachmann and SKIDATA, innovative industry newcomers have decided to participate as an exhibitor. The event is themed “Parking in the City Lounge” and will take place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, from 20 – 22 September 2017.


“In the last couple of months we have received a lot of encouragement from the industry. The interest of the exhibitors in this significant European event is already clearly noticeable today,” Simone Pfisterer, Vice President, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH.


Congress as top-class knowledge platform


The scientific and technical program committee has determined these three main topics of the EPA Congress: “Parking Today – solutions for the future“, “New visions of urban mobility“ and “Technology“. Besides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments of the European parking industry, participants may look forward to well-known speakers, to inspiring plenary lectures and to the presentation of the popular EPA Awards as well. Both during the day and at the attractive evening events there is an opportunity to exchange knowledge and to network intensively within the parking industry.


Host of the 18th EPA Congress and Exhibition 2017 is VEXPAN, the Dutch parking association. Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH handles the organization.
At epacongress.eu the exhibitor documents as well as further information on the event are available. The registration for the EPA Congress will start in February 2017.


About Mesago

Mesago, 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 130 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 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. Mesago comprises three companies: Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Mesago Messemanagement GmbH and Mesago PCIM GmbH. (mesago.com)


About EPA – European Parking Association 

The European Parking Association (EPA) is the umbrella organization of 22 European parking associations. It has been founded in 1983. The national member associations represent the parking branch consisting of private companies and public bodies running, operating and managing on- and off-street parking structures and services as well as the supplying industry that offers all related products and services concerned with parking. The EPA aims to facilitate the cooperation between the professional parking organizations of different European countries, the exchange and mutual support of professional experience among members and other relevant international bodies relating to parking and urban mobility. (europeanparking.eu)


About VEXPAN – Platform for parking in the Netherlands

VEXPAN the Platform for parking in the Netherlands was founded in 1986. Over 200 local authorities, public and private operators, consultants, construction and installation companies, service providers, suppliers of parking equipment, project developers and other interested parties in the parking industry come together within VEXPAN. All topics related to parking have the full attention of VEXPAN: on-street and off-street parking, parking garages, free parking or paid parking. VEXPAN is the prime authority in the field of parking in the mobility sector and urban development. (vexpan.nl)