Full IRC conference programme confirmed

15 August 2019

Eleven rental specialists and business leaders will discuss rental strategy, equipment trends, market statistics and best management practices at the seventh International Rental conference (IRC) in Shanghai on 22 October. The conference is on the day before the APEX Asia exhibition.

The speakers include successful rental managers from Australia, Romania, Hong Kong, China as well as representatives from JLG, Manitou, Hitachi and Skyjack.

IRC

More than 450 delegates attended the 2018 IRC conference.

The line-up can be found at www.khl-irc.com and the speakers, are as follows:

MORNING KEYNOTE
Creating a winning culture in a rental business
Angus Kennard, CEO, Kennards Hire

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE
Learning from South Korea’s access rental market
Yoonkee Eom, CEO, Korea Rental Corp

Topic to be confirmed
Brad Boehler, President, Skyjack

Telehandlers: product evolution, applications and opportunity
Laurent Bonnaure, Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, Manitou Group

Equipment financing in a growth market: choices for rental companies
William Gu, General Manager APAC, JLG Industries

Earthmoving rental in China: strategies and opportunities
Tei Gyomei, Managing Director, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Shanghai)

Managing big rental projects: case studies from HK & Macau
Thomas Lau, CEO, AP Rentals

A review of the global rental market
Murray Pollok, Managing Editor, International Rental News

Case study: transforming a rental business with digital technology
Stefan Ponea, Founder & CEO, Industrial Access (TVH Group)

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Angus Kennard is a keynote speaker at this year’s IRC.

New market research on China’s powered access market
SHI Yang, Director of Research, Off-Highway Research

Welcome and introduction
Zhang Yan Na, President, rental branch, China Construction Industry Association (CCIA)

The conference is supported by IPAF and rental branch of the China Construction Industry Association (CCIA).

It takes place the day before the APEX Asia exhibition, which will be the largest gathering of access equipment in Asia this year. For details, see www.apexasiashow.com. APEX Asia is co-located with the CeMAT Asia material handling exhibition.

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