About the Organisers
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
Forum Europe is the leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. Founded in 1989 and with offices at the heart of the European Union in Brussels, Forum Europe specialises in EU focussed political and economic conferences and debates. We work successfully with businesses, institutions, NGOs and governments alike while organising our own portfolio of sector leading events.
The Forum Europe team consists of multilingual EU policy and events specialists and our strategic services can maintain and develop your networks at EU level while delivering forums where key issues can be aired and debated.
You can find out more about us by going to www.forum-europe.com
EMOTA, the European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association, is the umbrella organisation of at present 23 national associations representing the interests of e-retailers and multi-channel distance sellers.
EMOTA members’ associate companies offer a competitve range of goods and services including clothing, books, consumer electronics, cosmetics, furniture, gardening articles and wines. As early adopters of online technology, they have seen their internet operations make impressive progress over the past few years. In some European markets the internet is already, by some distance, the dominant channel.
EMOTA listens to opinions and ideas of its members, European lawmakers, business leaders and consumers, and builds consensus by combining the best of what distance sellers need to remain successful and what their costumers need to be satisfied.
DPDgroup is the second largest international parcel delivery network in Europe. DPDgroup combines innovative technologies and local expertise to provide simple, flexible services for both senders and recipients. Through its Predict service, DPDgroup has established new service standards by placing customers’ at the centre of the delivery process.
With more than 60,000 delivery experts and a network of more than 28,000 pick-up points, DPDgroup delivers 4 million parcels to 230 countries and territories every day through its brands: DPD, Chronopost and SEUR.
DPDgroup is the parcel delivery network of GeoPost, which reported revenues of €6.2 billion in 2016. GeoPost is a holding company owned by Le Groupe La Poste.
International Post Corporation www.ipc.be
International Post Corporation (IPC) is a cooperative association of 24 member postal operators in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Over the past two decades IPC has provided industry leadership by driving service quality and interoperability, supporting its members to ensure the high performance of international mail, packet and parcel services, providing solutions to enable the growth of cross-border e-Commerce, and developing the IT infrastructure required to achieve this. IPC engages in industry research, creates business-critical intelligence, provides a range of platforms for member post CEOs and senior management to exchange best practices and discuss strategy, and gives its members an authoritative, independent and collective voice. IPC also manages the system for incentive – based payments between postal operators. With member delivering some 80 % of global postal mail, IPC represents the majority of the world’s mail volume.
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. UPS has been active in the European market since 1976. It introduced a pan European Service portfolio in 1996, providing seamless delivery solutions within the EU, allowing its customers to capitalize on the internal European market. UPS currently employs over 40.000 people in Europe
E!Sharp is an online magazine delivering thought provoking analysis on the affairs of the European Union and Europe’s place in the world. Through commentary, debate and humour, it demystifies the complexity of the EU.
MLex is an independent media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk. Our customers, the world’s leading law firms, corporations, advisory firms and regulators, rely on our reporting to ensure they are well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities posed by regulatory change as well as to mitigate the risks.
We have a track record of uncovering regulatory risk before it breaks in other news outlets. Offering up-to-the-minute coverage of regulatory threats and opportunities from the perspectives of M&A, antitrust and trade defense, as well as data privacy and security, we also specialize in sector-specific regulation across TMT, energy and financial services.
PaymentsCompliance provides unrivalled business intelligence, leading research and expert commentary from the cutting edge of the global digital payments industry. Driven by an experienced team of lawyers and journalists, PaymentsCompliance provides the business intelligence clients require for their strategic decision-making, regulatory and risk assessments, compliance audits and due diligence research. https://paymentscompliance.com