BUS2BUS – political congress, exhibition, marketplace and Future Forum – maps opportunities for the bus and coach industry
Oleg Kamberski, IRU Head of Passenger Transport, said, “IRU is very pleased to be supporting BUS2BUS and to be playing an active part in the event's Future Forum. BUS2BUS will provide an excellent opportunity for the various actors from the bus and coach industry to come together and debate the future of our business. The discussions will certainly provide valuable input into IRU’s current work on a 2030 vision.”
As a combined trade fair, congress and Future Forum, BUS2BUS provides national and international visitors with a platform to discuss new business approaches and the building of cross-industry partnerships, while showcasing new bus innovations in static displays as well as in action.
Christiane Leonard, Vice-President of IRU Passenger Transport Council (CTP) and General Secretary of bdo emphasises, “IRU’s engagement highlights the relevance of BUS2BUS as the new leading trade fair for the bus and coach industry. We are looking forward to this unique high-level event in Berlin, where the most relevant political stakeholders will discuss the current challenges but also envision the future with representatives from the bus and coach industry.”
BUS2BUS offers small and medium sized companies, in particular, valuable leadership in the light of recent challenges. These include reductions in the scope of private operators to enter public transport markets, bureaucracy caused by the Package Travel Directive and the Posting of Workers Directive and demands for introducing road user charges for coaches.
BUS2BUS takes place in Berlin on 25-26 April 2017.