Europe’s major ecigarette industry event, eCig Europe is scheduled on June 16-18, 2014. The venue is Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice, France.
Speakers from the French Vapor Trade Association and UK Trading Standards Authority have already confirmed their participation. Expected to attend the event are Arnaud Dumas de Raully (President of FIVAPE) and Mark Gardiner (Trading Standards Manager at Trading Standards Service). The conference will be an affair where member states will learn potential options in the implementation of regulations as well as eliquid standardization.
There will also be an unbiased open forum where ecigarette vendors will come together and establish strong networks and connections. The open forum will also serve as an opportunity for everyone to discuss the major challenges and key opportunities that the ecig business might be facing in the following 12 months.
Making Information Available
Following the EU vote, there is now an apparent need for the industry to make necessary adjustments and realignment. Adjustment will also be necessary in the adjacent and supporting industries and entities. It will become even more important to ensure that there is an open and continued discussion so those concerned and affected will have the information they need.
Comments from ecigarette brands are welcomed, but it is also needed by the industry and everyone concerned to hear from public health officials, governing bodies and commercial association and support.
This event, eCig Europe, is an event dedicated in helping ecigarette retailers and brands to improve their business models and hear from peer-led sessions about the key challenges/opportunities in the market.
Key Issues Discussion
The prepared program will inform and educate everyone in the industry regarding key issues including the policy context enveloping the industry related to the Tobacco Products Directive revision. Another part of the program is related to the USA market for ecigs, particularly the FDA ecig regulations. Everyone will know how the FDA policies differ from the EU TPD and how the FDA policies will impact the global industry.
Another part of the program is Vaping from the edge, which is actually a deeper look at the phenomenon of vaping. Discussions will also include potential ban of refillable ecigs and the ramifications of member states.
eCig Europe is an event you should not miss as it is an opportunity for gaining firsthand knowledge about the commercial and regulatory challenges in the market.
Conference sessions include ‘Regulation: Saving Grace or Necessary Evil?’, ‘Testing for e-Cigs: what should they be tested for and why?’, ‘Getting more buck for your bang – gaining investment for your brand’, and ‘Variety is the spice of life – a look at e-liquids, from safety to innovation’.
Why Should You Attend
Apart from the sessions and discussions on regulations and their impacts, the business aspects would likewise be touched. Businesses will know what factors are affecting their retail offering. From marketing up to the business structure, the complete program of this event will employ the experience and knowledge of peers and of leading consultants/researchers from whom the best practice information, solutions and case studies could be derived.
This is the first industry conference for all the sides of the electronic cigarette market. The event will help drive profitability in the business and will also help you to remain competitive in the present economy.
Travel and accommodation are excluded from the conference fee. Yet, there is a HotelMap offered by the organizers displaying the discounted accommodation for hotels near the conference venue.
The map displays availability of hotels and also allows direct booking with each hotel. Moreover, if you wish to make your own accommodation booking, there are also numbers and persons to call and request your quotes. The lowest rates are also guaranteed by the HotelMap. The conference guests are also guaranteed best discounts and lowest market rates.