Online ESTA Awards and webinar on 24 September

21 July 2020

This year’s ESTA Awards of Excellence will be staged online on 24 September and combined with a short conference, led by keynote speaker Wim Sarens, CEO of Sarens Group.

ESTA AWARDS and market update 2020

The online format will comprise the announcement of the ESTA Award winners alongside three presentations addressing the key issues facing the crane and specialized transport sector.

Wim Sarens will give the keynote address on The dynamic reality of the 2020-2022 market’, while Chris Sleight, Managing Director of Off-Highway Research, will report on the global market for cranes.

The third speaker is Atul Arya, Senior VP & Chief Energy Strategist, IHS Markit, who will give a presentation titled What next for the Global Energy Market

Registration for the event is free at

Wim Sarens

Wim Sarens, CEO, Sarens Group.

The event is jointly organised by ESTA and International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine.

Ton Klijn, director, ESTA, said; “It is unfortunate that we are not able to meet in person this year because of Covid-19, but we can still celebrate the achievements of our industry.

“Combining the awards with market presentations means that we can also provide attendees with valuable insights into business conditions and the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. We are delighted that Wim Sarens is our keynote speaker.”

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