BUS2BUS Trade Show and Congress 2019
Once again industry experts could meet in Berlin from 19 to 21 March 2019 to discuss the opportunities, challenges and trends in the mobility sector.
Organizers have created a future meeting place for the bus industry in line with slogan “Bus Meets New Business in Berlin” with three events under one roof – Trade show, Future Forum and a Congress that is hosted by partners at the German Bus and Coach Operators Association (bdo), BUS2BUS offers a wide range of information, innovation and network opportunities.
Within the measure of BUS2BUS also gathered members and partners from the The Association of Paneuropean Coach terminal e. V. (APC) as well – APC President Stefan Christian, APC General secretary, Chairperson of the Board Riga International Coach Terminal Vaira Gromule and APC members from Estonia – Turnit CEO Andres Osula and from Germany – Zentral-Omnibus-Bahnhof Berlin” director Nadine Gottschalk.
PHOTO: APC President Stefan Christian, Turnit CEO Andres Osula, Zentral-Omnibus-Bahnhof Berlin” director Nadine Gottschalk and APC General secretary, Chairperson of the Board Riga International Coach Terminal Vaira Gromule
On the Future Forum, March 20, 2019 in Block II: International Best Practice, section “Move Digital: How Digital Services and Solutions Impact the Bus & Coach Market” as a speaker performed Andres Osula, CEO, Turnit. In this block visitors could hear from a transport data aggregator, an operator and a ticketing system provider about the challenges and opportunities of digital markets. An exciting exchange between European and Middle East players.
APC General secretary, Chairperson of the Board Riga International Coach Terminal Vaira Gromule attended The International Road Transport Union (IRU) CTP meeting dedicated to EU affairs which take place on 18 March 2019 from. The following topics were discussed on the meeting:
- Update on Eurovignette decision-making and strategy proposal;
- Update on introduction of Smart Tachographs and strategy proposal (+ update: IRU letter to DG MOVE);
- Incentives for the uptake of cleaner and safer fleets and action plan proposal;
- Preparation of IRU Manifesto for future Commission and European Parliament.
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