Program

THURSDAY 17th October

09.20 - 10.30
Flight Brussels/Genève
13.00
Arrival
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace 5***** – lunch
Afternoon walk Geneva Lake and statue Freddy Mercury
17.00
Annual General Meeting 
Presentation « Packaging Awards »
Venue: meeting room in Fairmont Le Montreux Palace 5*****
        
20.00
Dinner at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace 5*****
Overnight stay at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace 5*****

FRIDAY 18th October

Professional program

07.45
Meet in the hotel lobby
08.00
Departure by bus to Martigny
08.45
Welcome by Laurence PROZ, Manager Matériaux PLUS

Guided visit of « Matériaux PLUS » 
09.25
5 minutes’ walk to the conference venue : the VATEL Hotel
09.30
Welcome address by
- Joe LYNAM, moderator
- John NEWCOMB, President Ufemat
Joe Lynam
John Newcomb
- Klaus Paal, Managing Director intraPlan:
Theme: “How to build a new Builders’ Merchant site”
- Bob Dalrymple,Head of Marketing Western Europe & North America, TN International
Theme: “An introduction to TN International” (commercial presentation)
- Andrew Ward & Tamara van Engelen,  Partners Page Executive
Theme:  " tbc " (commercial presentation)

- Karel Gemmeke, Innovation Director VAL-I-PAC:
Theme: “Circular shrink hoods”
- Neil Mc Millan, Director Political Affairs and Trade - EuroCommerce
Theme: “Wholesalers Issues”
- Jan Janse, president ETIM-International:
Theme: “Digital standards”
- Andy Scothern, Managing Director eCommonSense:
Theme: “Link product data Suppliers/Merchants” (commercial presentation)
Debate:Moderator Joe Lynam
13.15
Lunch
14.20
Departure by bus to Châtel-Saint-Denis
15.05
Company visit :
SWISSPOR, 100% family business, manufacturer of insulation materials
EVENING PROGRAM
19.00                                      Meet in the hotel lobby
19.15                                      Departure by bus to Gruyères
20.00                                      Traditional Traditional dinner in the historical town of GRUYÈRES – Restaurant Le Chalet de Gruyères 
                                               www.gruyereshotels.ch/chalet-de-gruyeres

Partners' program

09.45                                      Meet in the hotel lobby
10.00                                      Departure for visit to Rochers-de-Naye by cog railway
13.00                                      Lunch
14.30                                      GuidedPanoramic Nature Walk

EVENING PROGRAM
19.00                                      Meet in the hotel lobby
19.15                                      Departure by bus to Gruyères
20.00                                      Traditional Traditional dinner in the historical town of GRUYÈRES – Restaurant Le Chalet de Gruyères 
                                               www.gruyereshotels.ch/chalet-de-gruyeres

SATURDAY 19TH October

Joint activities
Touristic visit to the LAVAUX Vineyards

09.00
                                      Transfer to Chexbres in the Lavaux region
09.45                                      Visit to the LAVAUX Vineyards Terraces
                                               2 possible options for the vineyards visit:
                                               - For the connoisseurs: sightseeing train - guided tour of 1h30.
                                               - For the hiking enthusiasts: beautiful guided walk through the vineyards. Guided visit of 1h30 (4 km).
                                               Comfortable shoes are recommended.
11.30                                      Wine tasting at the Au Clos de la République in Epesses
12.45                                      Transfer back to Montreux
13.45

Lunch at the Fairmont Hotel

14.30
Afternoon free

Belgian evening

20.00
Dinner in Montreux Jazz Café (Fairmont Hotel)
Thanks to:
With thanks to

SUNDAY 20th october

Extensive breakfast
Free time


11.15 - 12.30
Flight Genève/Brussels