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 on the exterior doors market (working title)

    STRATEGY + MARKET

    The CEO of Jeld-Wen Central Europe and the opening speaker of this year's convention will introduce successful internationalization strategies to us.

    Markus Hütt

    CEO Central Europe
    JELD-WEN

  • 9:50 am

    The future of exterior doors from the perspective of a leading fittings manufacturer

    STRATEGY + MARKET

    Mark Hámori as Managing Director of the MACO Group is responsible for sales and marketing, product management and product development. At the convention the industry expert talks about product innovations.

    Mark Hámori

    Managing Director
    MACO

  • 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

    DI Markus Eichhorn-Gruber, division manager of the testing laboratory at IBS (Institute of Fire Protection Technology and Security Research) and therefor an expert in terms of standardizations will talk about the impacts on the markets.

    Markus Eichhorn-Gruber

    Division Manager
    IBS Austria

  • 11:45 am

    Panel Discussion

    STANDARDIZATIONS + THEIR MARKET IMPACT

    Markus Hütt (JELD-WEN), Mark Hámori (MACO), Christian Kehrer (ift Rosenheim) and DI Markus Eichhorn-Gruber (IBS) will discuss current trends on the markets.

    Frederik Lehner

    CEO + Owner
    InterconnectionConsulting

  • 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

    From door drivers to smart homes

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Oliver Rilling, Head of Strategic Product Marketing at SOMFY, lets us participate in current developments in the field of Smart Automation.

    Oliver Rilling

    Head of Strategic Product
    Marketing | SOMFY

  • 3:30 pm

    Coffee Break

    Space and time for Conversations and Refreshments

  • 4:00 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

  • 4:30 pm

    Panel discussion: What can the door 2025?

    MARKET DEVELOPMENT + TRENDS

    Oliver Rilling (Somfy), 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 and accompanied by live music, we together conclude the events of the day with a final refreshment.

  • 7:00 pm

    End of the Event