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European Heat Pump Summit Newsroom

European Heat Pump Summit impresses industry professionals

As it celebrated its 10th birthday, the European Heat Pump Summit – powered by Chillventa was gifted some outstanding results, including around 260 delegates, 60% from outside Germany, and a fully booked Foyer Expo with 22 exhibitors. A total of 35 renowned German and international speakers delivered first-class knowledge transfer at the highest professional level and provided insights into the latest issues relating to the status quo and importance of the heat pump. This year’s event was all about the use of the heat pump in industrial, commercial and municipal applications.

“In its tenth year, the European Heat Pump Summit 2019 was a resounding success and impressed across the board. This was substantiated once again by the fact that 257 participants travelled to the event from 26 countries. We are exceptionally pleased about this fantastic commitment on the part of the heat pump community. It makes the European Heat Pump Summit one of the most important events for the heat pump in Europe and worldwide,” says a delighted Daniela Heinkel, Director Chillventa and European Heat Pump Summit at NürnbergMesse.

Winning combination of congress and foyer expo

The blend of high-quality theoretical presentations at the congress and the practical context provided by the Foyer Expo offered participants a broad spectrum of knowledge and plenty of scope for networking. As at previous events, the Foyer Expo provided the ideal opportunity to talk shop with exhibitors and get answers to specific questions.

High-quality congress programme by professionals for professionals

The 35 wide-ranging presentations enabled delegates from all around the world to broaden their knowledge base. In 2019 the focus was on the use of the heat pump in industrial, commercial and municipal applications.

“On the occasion of its tenth anniversary, the European Heat Pump Summit has once again reinforced its status as the most important dialogue and knowledge-sharing platform for the heat pump sector. This was reflected in the first-class presentations on a broad range of topics from the fields of scientific research, development in the industry, technology and practice. Networking was also a prominent feature of the 2019 summit. Or as Dr Rainer Jakobs, Coordinator European Heat Pump Summit, put it succinctly: ‘connecting heat pump experts’.

As well as looking at innovative technologies in component manufacture and the specific use of heat pumps in commercial and industrial applications, the congress also explored topical issues such as refrigerants, the use of hybrid systems, and high-temperature heat pumps. Other subjects discussed by the experts included market developments, summaries of the IRR Conference in Montreal, news from the R&D sector and the latest on the development of components and products.

Partners and collaborators

NürnbergMesse organises the European Heat Pump Summit in close cooperation with honorary sponsors and partners from the trades, industry and the R&D community, including: bwp, DKV, ehpa, IEA HPT TCP, IZW, VDKF and ZVKKW.

Next stop ….

The next event from NürnbergMesse’s refrigeration, AC, ventilation and heat pump stable is REFCOLD INDIA. The highly specialised trade fair will take place at the Hitex Exhibition Centre in Hyderabad, India from 21 to 23 November 2019.

The largest HVAC-R event of its kind in India is ACREX India, which will be held in Greater Noida, Delhi from 27 to 29 February next year.

Don’t miss the premiere! For the first time, NürnbergMesse is organising a Chillventa Pavilion at Climate World. Interested parties can make new contacts at the pavilion from 10 to 13 March 2020 at the Crocus International Expo Center in Moscow.

This event will be followed by the European Pavilion powered by Chillventa at China Refrigeration in Wuhan from 8 to 10 April 2020.

And last but not least, Chillventa: The leading international trade fair for refrigeration technology will wind up the 2020 refrigeration industry calendar. The No. 1 gathering for international market players in the refrigeration, AC, ventilation and heat pump segments will be held at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 13 to 15 October 2020, when the rallying cry will be: ‘Chillventa Connecting Experts – Worldwide!’

And don't forget: The Chillventa CONGRESS starts on 12.10.2020, a day before the exhibition, and will focus on the heat pump.

Heat pump professionals will then meet again at the next European Heat Pump Summit on 26 and 27 October 2021 at the Nuremberg exhibition venue.

Information about the European Heat Pump Summit online

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