PROGRAM: 1st Vienna Door + Gate Convention

On October 17, 2019, we for the first time present the Vienna Door + Gate Convention, which will make Vienna become an industry meeting place in the prestigious ambience of the Palais Coburg. In addition to our TOP Key Note Speakers, you can expect compressed information and panel discussions.

Under the motto Strategies I Innovations I Visions  we meet the issues of our time and together with our experts look at new developments and changes in the spectrum of product diversity. Well-known companies and leading personalities of the interior, exterior and fire doors and gates industry will let us participate in innovation strategies, technological product innovations and new challenges and opportunities that come along with digitization.

Below you can find our program in detail.

Your Contact Person:
Mag. Dominica Niton I Event Management
Tel:  +43 1 585 4623–15
niton@interconnectionconsulting.com

PROGRAM-FOLDER 1st Vienna Door + Gate Convention pdf

  • 9:00 am

    Welcome + Opening

    Welcome and Opening of the 1st Vienna Door + Gate Convention by Dr. Frederik Lehner.

  • 9:10 am

    Strategies + concepts for the future door

    STRATEGY + MARKET

    KR Ewald Müller, Managing Director of AluKönigStahl, in his opening speech talks about technological innovations from the point of view of a leading system provider.

    Ewald Müller

    Managing Director
    ALUKÖNIGSTAHL

  • 9:50 am

    The development of the European building construction industry

    STRATEGY + MARKET

    The author of the annual Building Forecast has a solid knowledge of the European construction industry. At the convention he talks about characteristics in the developments that take the door and gate market into account.

    Ernst Rumpeltes

    Senior Consultant
    InterconnectionConsulting

  • 10:30 am

    Coffee Break

    Space and time for Conversations and Refreshments

  • 11:00 am

    The impact of CE standardization on the markets for exterior doors, fire doors and gates

    STANDARDIZATIONS + THEIR MARKET IMPACT

    Anton Resch, Managing Director of the Austrian AMFT (Association of Manufacturers of Metal Windows / Doors / Gates / Façades) holds the opening statement to the panel discussion on the subject of standardization.

    Anton Resch

    Managing Director
    AMFT

  • 11:15 am

    Panel Discussion

    STANDARDIZATIONS + THEIR MARKET IMPACT

    Anton Resch (AMFT), Ewald Müller (AKS), Christian Kehrer (ift Rosenheim) + Thomas Barschel (Gaulhofer).

  • 12:30 pm

    Lunch Break

  • 1:45 pm

    Fact-check on the market for exterior doors and fire doors

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Frederik Lehner will comment the latest market developments as seen from a leading market researcher of the branch.

    Frederik Lehner

    CEO + Owner
    InterconnectionConsulting

  • 2:30 pm

    The future of exterior doors

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Kai Teckentrup is managing director and owner of TECKENTRUP, one of the largest European manufacturers of metal doors and gates. At the convention he will talk about the potential and the future of the market.

    Kai Teckentrup

    CEO and Owner
    TECKENTRUP

  • 3:00 pm

    Trends from the perspective of a market-leading supplier

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Assa Abloy is one of the leading specialists for mechanical and electronic locking systems in Austria. Ewald Marschallinger, managing director of Assa Abloy Austria, will give an insight in his forecasts of the market development and future trends.

    Ewald Marschallinger

    CEO
    Assa Abloy Austria

  • 3:30 pm

    Coffee Break

    Space and time for Conversations and Refreshments

  • 4:00 pm

    Impulses for the sales success of Doors

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    The Sales Excellence expert Peter Berger is a specialist in the areas of sales process optimization and lead management. In his lecture, he will focus on the industry-specific characteristics of sales.

    Peter Berger

    Management Consultant
    InterconnectionConsulting

  • 4:30 pm

    Panel discussion: What can the door 2025?

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Kai Teckentrup (Teckentrup) and Ewald Marschallinger (Assa Abloy) discuss the future potential of doors.

  • 5:00 pm

    Closing words

  • 5:20 pm

    Closing with musical accompaniment and refreshments

    CLOSING OF THE 1ST VIENNA DOOR + GATE CONVENTION

    In the premises of the Palais Coburg we together conclude the events of the day with a final refreshment.

  • 6:00 pm

    End of the Event

    The event after the final refreshment ends at approximately 6 pm.