Europlatform conference confirmed for Milan in September

By Murray Pollok23 March 2009

Access International and the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) have confirmed that the third Europlatform access rental conference will take place this year in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday 15 September with the theme, Access Rentals - Ready for the Rebound?

To be held at the Atahotel Expo Fiera in Milan the one-day conference is dedicated to access rental management issues and is targeted at senior management. It is jointly organised by IPAF and its official magazine Access International.

"These are truly difficult times and only the best-run companies will survive," said IPAF managing director Tim Whiteman. "Those who come to the conference can equip themselves with the right strategies and knowledge to cope with the changing market."

Murray Pollok, managing editor of Access International, said; "Recent research on the powered access rental market by IPAF reveals the important part that access plays in Europe's equipment rental market. A successful access rental market is crucial to the success of the rental sector as a whole. The Europlatform conference can play a role in this, providing a great venue for access rental professionals to share their knowledge and learn from experts."

Those interested in speaking at the conference should contact Murray Pollok, managing editor of Access International (

The conference will be held in English, with simultaneous translation in Italian. A reception will take place on the evening of 14 September. Details on registration and getting to the venue are at

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