News

  • FEST names new President

    We would like to welcome Johan Stevens, Director General at Sanitop and Vice President of APCMC in Portugal as the new President of the association. He succeeds Beatrix Ostermann (Frauenthal) after a two-year tenure as President…

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  • FEST FIELD TRIP – LONDON, 2019

    A bi-annual Field Trip is now firmly established as a regular event on the FEST calendar, taking place on alternate years to the longstanding FEST Congress. Following successful visits to Austria and The Czech Republic in…

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  • FEST General Assembly – Milan, 2018

    Last month FEST members met at the Mostro Convegno exhibition in Milan to host the annual General Assembly of the European Sanitary and Heating Wholesalers Federation.  The meeting heralded the end of Mrs Caroline Van Marcke’s…

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  • Field Trip to Paris, 6/8th September, 2017

    More than 30 wholesalers from 10 European countries took part in this year’s Field Trip to Paris in early September, visiting a number of businesses in and around the city and benefitting from a unique networking…

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  • FEST General Assembly, March 2017

    As is customary, the FEST General Assembly took place on Thursday 16th March during the ISH Fair in Frankfurt. The meeting was chaired by the President Mrs Caroline Van Marcke and attended by many of the…

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  • 55th FEST Congress

    The 55th FEST Congress proved a great success with industry grandees attending from all member associations and suppliers across Europe. Over 100 delegates enjoyed a variety of networking events, beginning on the Thursday evening with welcome…

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  • Brussels Congress Update 2016

    100 participants from 16 countries have already registered for the FEST Congress, demonstrating keen interest in the 6 different speakers, comprising of two manufacturer CEOs, two professors specialising in Strategic/Retail Marketing, one wholesaler specialising in E-commerce…

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  • ANGAISA 60TH ANNIVERSARY

    On Wednesday 22nd July the Italian Wholesaler Association, ANGAISA , celebrated their 60th Anniversary with a Dinner in the ornate Palazzo Visconti, Milan. Many wholesalers and leading industry supply partners enjoyed the magnificent surroundings in a…

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  • FNAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ANNUAL CONVENTION

    The French wholesaler organisation, FNAS, held their General Assembly and Annual Convention on 12th May in Paris. The event was held at the “House of Latin America” on the Boulevard Saint-Germain. FEST President Caroline Van Marcke…

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  • FEST GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND FUTURE PRESIDENCY

    The 2016 FEST General Assembly was held in Milan during the Mostra Convegno Trade Fair in March. At this meeting, Mr Benedikt Mahr retired as President after serving two years in the role. The new President,…

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