The first meeting of the exhibitors' advisory board on 22 October 2020, marked the kick-off to the next 'K' in Düsseldorf to be held from 19 to 26 October 2022. The body of experts has met now to chart the course for the most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industries worldwide and to enter into the concrete planning stage. The exhibitors' advisory board supports Messe Düsseldorf in the preparations for 'K 2022' and provides consulting on basic conceptual and organisational issues. Here particular attention is paid to considering current developments as well as to the global economy and the discussion of forward-looking trends and technologies.
The advisory board of 'K 2022' is composed of representatives from the exhibiting industries and leading trade associations. It mirrors the complete spectrum of ranges represented at 'K' in Düsseldorf, mechanical and plant engineering, raw and auxiliary materials as well as semi-finished products, technical parts and reinforced plastic products.
Acting as the Chairman for the exhibitors' advisory board again will be Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Managing Partner of the mechanical engineering company of the same name and Chairman of VDMA's Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association. The communications committee of 'K 2022' will be headed by Thorsten Kühmann, Managing Director of VDMA's Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association.
Alongside them, the exhibitors' advisory board of 'K 2022 Düsseldorf' includes the following members: