This year The annual convention of the Expert group Italy became a live show.
The Expert group Italy confirms and expands its yearly historic event by bringing together associates, store owners, brand partners, and all the store managers of the group.
The inaugural workshop opened up the intense week of work on the morning of October 19th, welcoming all connected people, whose faces appeared on the stage alongside the General Manager of Expert Italy, Roberto Omati. In his report, General Manager Roberto Omati started with some considerations on the forecasts of the macroeconomic scenario and general consumption of the next three years.
Connected with the European headquarters located in Zug, Switzerland, the Managing Director of Expert International Mr. Jens Stroemnes greeted everyone and congratulated the Italian organization for such an impressive and amazing initiative.
The President Tommaso Leso present on stage virtually connected from Verona, was enthusiastic about the work done by the Group Management and for the brilliant results obtained this year by all the associates, leaving behind, at least for now, those weeks of great fear experienced during the lockdown.
In remote from Castellammare di Stabia, Vice President Enrico Somma expressed his heartfelt thanks to the brand partners of the Expert group for their support, stating that, from the clear evidence of the values that the proximity distribution format is able to express, Expert will certainly be their best investment for the future, now even more so than the past.
The Virtual Trade Village, the heart of the Expert People Week, is in fact a week of training events that virtually brings the entire sales network of the shops belonging to the group together into a classroom: over 3,000 people, including owners, buyers, and store managers.
You can see how it looked like on our Youtube channel: https://youtu.be/oqvjYl-YEss
Our member from Poland, Komputronik, through its #Foundation decided to support healthcare professionals during this challenging time and express their admiration for their dedication and demanding work.
„We appreciate the effort and commitment that medical staff put into saving the lives of others every day. Therefore, the Komputronik Foundation together with SZAMA restaurant donated to the employees of the SOR branches of the HCP Hospital in Poznań and the
in Puszczykowo 100 dinners.“
Our partner Expert Netherlands has published a special edition of their Magazine to reflect upon the impact of the pandemic this year. Next to talks with Dik Pijl, CEO of Expert Netherland, Expert retailers and suppliers, Jens Stroemnes, who’s been the managing director of Expert International since January of this year, in this special edition talks about the importance of an international organization, now and in the future.
Managing director, Jens Stroemnes, gives answers on how the Expert Group has performed and gives an overview of all the different countries, what will become internationally important in the coming period, and what knowledge is shared between the countries and why is that important.
„We have seen how powerful it can be to be part of a local community. This gives us many valuable lessons for the future“, says Jens.
The Expert Annual General Meeting 2020 – originally planned in Dresden – was held virtually from September 21st till October 2nd.
At this year’s event, Expert Germany offered everyone involved an interactive information and communication platform with a wide range of added values and also provided an overview of current market developments and the industry.
Dr. Stefan Müller, CEO of expert SE, on the virtual event as part of the AGM 2020: “In these challenging times, we regrettably have to do without our expert AGM in the usual format. The health of our employees, shareholders, and exhibitors is our top priority. As an alternative, we are organizing a virtual event, true to the motto “Shaping the future with confidence”, ensuring joint season preparation.“
In concrete terms, Expert Germany enables all shareholders and exhibitors to participate in a structured program with attractive content at the 12-day event. During the pre-opening week from September 21st to 27th, all virtual exhibition stands were available to the expert shareholders 24 hours a day.
Expert Germany – www.expert.de
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