Don’t miss out: What’s on at IWA

The IWA Forum and Retail 4.0 will be running a series of events and seminars to boost business acumen. GTN have a comprehensive list for you to check out.


Friday 8 March – IWA Forum

Hall 3-127

11:30 – 12:00: Hazardous goods in the retail segment – your obligations as per GGVSEB

Speaker: Jose Reyes Schmitt (German only)

12:00 – 12:30: Packaging legislation from 2019

Speaker: Sibylle Stobbe

12:30 – 1:00: Looking ahead to the 3rd Firearms Act Amendment Law – Implementation of the EU Firearms Directive

Speaker: Dr Peter Staubach

1:00 – 1:45: Bow hunting today – a developing trend?

Speaker: Jan Riedel

2:00 – 2:45: Use of drones in hunting

Speaker: Joseph Metz

2:45 – 3:15: National Firearms Register II

Speaker: Arndt Sartorius (German only)

3:15 – 3:45: Heating up and heating options for outdoor use

Speaker: Bastian Clum

4:00 – 4:30: Exporting weapons and ammunition (export controls)

Speaker: Willy Jeanrond

4:30 – 5:00: Prohibited weapons and objects under Germany’s weapons legislation

Speaker: Martina Wahl

 

Friday 8 March – Retail 4.0

10:30 – 11:15: Trends and developments that will change retail in the long term

Speaker: Dr Jörg Burkhardt

11:30 – 12:15: Experimenting in the trade of the future – Shaping digital change in small steps

Speaker: Stefan Wolpert

12:30 – 1:15: Influencer marketing to unlock untapped potential

Speaker: Phillip Kriegsmann

1:30 – 3:00: Seamless Commerce – Marketing tips and tools that lead to sustainable higher sales

Speaker: Jan Hüffmeier

3:15 – 3:45: Scoring on the Digital Retail playing field

Speaker: Bernd Albl

4:00 – 4:45: “Let us desire you” – why customers don’t believe in advertising anymore

Speaker: Janek Swida (English only)

5:00 – 7:00: Frauepower Stammich

Hardy’s Cafe in Hall 3 (Next to IWA Forum)

A networking event for women in the shooting and hunting industry. All women in the industry are cordially invited to attend.

5:00 – 6:15: The Monocular Video Awards 2018

Hall Brüssel, NCC Mitte

These awards celebrate the best hunting films amongst hundreds from the past year.

 

Saturday 9 March – IWA Forum

Hall 3-127

10:00 – 10:30: Hazardous goods in the retail segment – your obligations as per GGVSEB

Speaker: Jose Reyes Schmitt (German only)

10:30 – 11:00: Night vision, thermal imaging technology and silencers. A conflict between loden apparel and camouflage gear?

Speaker: Michael Waldbrenner

11:00 – 11:30: National Firearms Register II

Speaker: Arndt Sartorius (German only)

11:30 – 12:45: Bow hunting today – a developing trend?

Speaker: Jan Riedel

12:15 – 1:00pm: Use of drones in hunting

Speaker: Joseph Metz

1:00 – 1:30: Looking ahead to the 3rd Firearms Act Amendment Law – Implementation of the EU Firearms Directive

Speaker: Dr Peter Staubach

1:30 – 2:00pm: Outdoor water supply: filtration options and sterilisation processes

Speaker: Marcus Kulins

2:00 – 3:00: VDB Raffle

The Association of German Gunsmiths and Gun Traders invites all attendees to take part in the raffle. You can only participate at the VDB stand in Hall 3 and only electronically.  (German only)

3:00 –  4:00: The future of shooting sports (Panel discussion)

Panelists: Ulrich Eichstädt, Jacqueline Krüger, Jochen Anschütz, Stefan Perey, Dr Markus Bartram, Friedrich Gepperth. Ingo Meinhard (German only)

4:15 – 4:45: Prohibited weapons and objects under Germany’s weapons legislation

Speaker: Martina Wahl

4:45 – 5:15: Heating up and heating options for outdoor use

Speaker: Bastian Clum

 

Saturday 9 March – Retail 4.0

9:30 – 10:15: Internet – curse or blessing for local trade?

Speaker: Katja Triebel (German only)

10:30 – 12:00: Seamless Commerce – Marketing tips and tools that lead to sustainable higher sales

Speaker: Jan Hüffmeier

12:15 – 1:00: Influencer marketing to unlock untapped potential

Philipp Kriegsmann

1:15 – 2:15: Hunting Marketing: Trends and Topics of 2019

Speaker: Jacob Boll

2:30 – 3:15: Haix IPP – Inventory Push Programme

Speaker: Oliver Nader Sabbah

3:30 – 4:15: Processing of Customer Journey Touchpoints at Swarovski Optik

Speaker: Florian Haggag

4:30 – 5:00: Who is not found can nothing sell – Digital marketing simply explained

Speaker: Tim Zychacek

5:00: Get-together in the Bloggerlounge

Bloggerlounge (Walkway

of Hall 2,3 & 4)

Make important contacts in the sector and share specific ideas and information with other influencers and exhibitors

6:00: Die IWA Messeparty: Aloha Hawaii

Frankenhalle

Leave the stressful exhibition day behind you, as the Frankenhalle will be transformed into a colourful floral party for exhibitors.

Visit iwa.info to purchase your tickets

 

Sunday 10 March – IWA Forum

Hall 3-127

10:30 – 11:00: Exporting weapons and ammunition (export controls)

Speaker: Willy Jeanrond

11:00 – 11:30: Outdoor water supply: filtration options and sterilisation processes

Speaker: Marcus Kulins

11:30 – 12:00: Packaging legislation from 2019

Speaker: Sibylle Stobbe

12:00 – 12:30: First aid outdoors – the best tips for first aid outdoors

Speaker: Sebastian Peters

12:30 – 1:00: Heating up and heating options for outdoor use

Speaker: Bastian Clum

1:00 – 1:30: Knives in your carry-on luggage: legal principle, expert opinions and experience and useful tips drawn from practice

Speaker: Chris Daim

1:30 – 2:00: Prohibited weapons and objects under Germany’s weapons legislation

Speaker: Martina Wahl

2:00 – 3:00: VDB Raffle

The Association of German Gunsmiths and Gun Traders invites all visitors to take part in the raffle. You can participate at the VDB stand in Hall 3 and enter electronically. (German only) 

3:15pm – 3:45pm: National Firearms Register

– reporting obligation and the conflicting

demands of security, digital administration and user-friendliness

Speaker: Ralf Lorenz (German only)

3:45pm – 4:15pm: Night vision, thermal imaging technology and silencers. A conflict between loden apparel and camouflage gear? 

Speaker: Michael Waldbrenner

4:15pm – 4:45pm: Presentation to follow

Sunday 10 March – Retail 4.0

10:00 – 10:45: Retail 4.0 – Trends and developments that will change retail in the long term

Speaker: Dr Jörg Burkhardt

11:00 – 11:30: Reinventing Retail – Omnichannel made easy

Speaker: Udo Latino

11:45 – 12:30: Who is not found can nothing sell – Digital marketing simply explained

Speaker: Tim Zychacek

12:45 – 1:30: Retailing of the future – Not only thinking about digitisation

Speaker: Dr George Wittmann (German only)

1:45 – 2:30: Mastering the digital challenge in all channels

Speaker: Ralf Mager (German only)

 

Monday 11 March – IWA Forum

Hall 3-127

10:30 – 11:00: Presentation to follow

11:00 – 11:30: National Firearms Register – reporting obligation and the conflicting demands of security, digital administration and user-friendliness

Speaker: Ralf Lorenz (German only)

11:30 – 12:00 – Knives in your carry-on luggage: legal principle, expert opinions and experience and useful tips drawn from practice?

Speaker: Chris Daim (German only)

 

Monday 11 March – Retail 4.0

10:00 – 10:45 – Experimenting in the trade of the future – Shaping digital change in small steps

Speaker: Stefan Wolpert

11:00 – 11:45: HAIX IPP – Inventory Push Programme

Speaker: Oliver Nader Sabbah

12:00 – 12:45: Reinventing Retail – Omnichannel made easy

Speaker: Udo Latino


Here are just a few International Exhibitors that you should also look out for

3HGR

Hall 3 Stand 3-518

www.3hgr.fi

Beretta

Hall 4A Stand 4A-110

www.beretta.com

Bergara

Hall 1 Stand 1-324

www.bergararifles.com

Bettinsoli

Hall 7 Stand 7-527

www.bettinsoli.it

Blaser

Hall 3A Stand 3A-216

www.blaser.de

Browning

Hall 1 Stand 1-101

www.browning.eu

Casström

Hall 5 Stand 5-449

www.casstrom.se

Caesar Guerini

Hall 4A Stand 4A-202

www.caesarguerini.it

Cometa Airguns

Hall 7A Stand 7A-423

www.cometaairgun.com

Deerhunter

Hall 4 Stand 4-212

www.deerhunter.eu 

Fiocchi

Hall 7 Stand 7-124

www.fiocchi.com

Fausti

Hall 1 Stand 1-344

www.faustiarms.com

Gamo

Hall 7 Stand 7-316

www.gamo.com

Gerber

Hall 5 Stand 5-316

www.gerbergear.com

Parker Hale

Hall 6 Stand 6-424

www.parker-hale.com

Kreighoff

Hall 4A Stand 4A-106

www.krieghoff.de

Laporte

Hall 3 Stand 3-125

www.laporte.biz

Lapua

Hall 7 Stand 7-507

www.lapua.com

Leica

Hall 3A Stand 3A-104

www.leica-camera.com

Lowa

Hall 4 Stand 4-330

www.lowa.de 

Nightforce / Lightforce

Hall 4A Stand 4A-506

www.lightforce.com

Nikon

Hall 4A Stand 4A-104

www.europe-nikon.com

Norma Precision

Hall 7 Stand 7-122

www.norma.cc

Perazzi

Hall 1 Stand 1-304

www.perazzi.com

Pulsar (Yukon)

Hall 4A Stand 4A-100

www.pulsar-nv.com

Remington Arms

Hall 3 Stand 3-303

www.remington.com

RUAG

Hall 7 Stand 7-119

www.ruag.com

Sig Sauer

Hall 3A Stand 3A-217

www.sigsauer.de

Sauer

Hall 3A Stand 3A-218

www.sauer.de

Schmidt and Bender

Hall 3A Stand 3A-502

www.schmidt-bender.de

Seeland / Härkila

Hall 4 Stand 4-444

www.seelandinternational.com

Steyr Sport

Hall 7A Stand 7A-108

www.steyr-sport.com

Swarovski Optik

Hall 4A Stand 4A-302

www.swarovskioptik.com

Umarex

Hall 7A Stand 7A-111

www.umarex.de

Vortex Optics

Hall 5 Stand 5-145

www.vortexoptics.com

Weihrauch

Hall 7A Stand 7A-222

www.hermann-weihrauch-revolver.de

Zeiss

Hall 3A Stand 3A-114

www.zeiss.de

Zoli

Hall 1 Stand 1-308

www.zoli.it

 

 

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