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Bucharest, Romania
5 - 7 September 2018

FINAT 5th YMC Global Congress

Pole position for the future - Get ready!

We all want to achieve our goals and reach for the best. Let us help you make it happen! The FINAT Young Managers Club will organize its 5th YMC Global Congress on 5-7 September 2018 at the Park Inn hotel in Bucharest, Romania.

What to expect?

This edition will focus on best practices in HR, logistics, and future developments. How to get the ultimate workforce? What struggles do we experience in logistics and what can we learn from logistic companies? What new technologies can we use to our benefit in the label industry?

For whom is this event?

YMC organizes these events especially for young managers (<40 years) in the label industry who want to increase their management skills, learn about relevant industry topics in an interactive way, and want to create or strengthen their network with young managers from all over the world. This event is open to both YMC members and non-members.


This event is sponsored by:

Delfortgroup Gallus Group Labels & Labeling

Congress programme

Wednesday, 5 September

01.00 - 05.00 PM

Company visit to DSV Solutions S.R.L. (international logistics company)
Visit the HQ of an international logistics company to find out how they deal with their supply chain management and how they use technology to stay on top of their business

tour starts at 2 PM, departure from hotel at 1 PM

07.00 PM Welcome cocktail and dinner
Networking opportunity at the hotel' Sharkia Glasshouse with welcome drinks followed by a 3-course menu.

Thursday, 6 September

08.30 AM Welcome & introduction
by YMC President Chris Jones
Segment on HR
08.45 AM

Powerful Conversations for Engagement
by Diana Voicu, learning architect at MMM Consulting

Interactive learning session focussed on internal HR aspects

09.30 AM Coffee break
09.45 AM

How to get a superior workforce
by Jeroen Tijink, Chief Growth Office & Gabriela Marin, HR consultant

Specialized in recruitment, Jeroen and Gabriela will give hands-on education on how to get and keep good people onboard

11.15 AM Coffee break
Segment on Logistics
11.30 AM

Practical logistics challenges in the self-adhesive label industry and approaches to deal with it
by Rainer Ulrich, Managing Director at Ulrich Etiketten

A sharing experience on what practical logistic challenges a label printer company has, keeping stocks low and scheduling production and how to tackle these struggles

12.30 PM Lunch
Segment on future developments
02.00 PM

Brand-owners perspective - rebranding products
by Theo Toering, interim brand leader

As interim brand/marketing manager, Theo has cleaned up and rebranded multiple internationally known brands and therefore knows what it takes to market products and how brand-owners look at packaging

03.30 PM Coffee break
04.00 PM

Ways to innovate in the self-adhesive label industry
by Johannes Hofler, inventor

A follow-up workshop on his successful YMC session in 2016 on what kind of innovation makes sense in mature industries like label printing

07.00 PM Networking dinner at restaurant Kunnai

Friday, 7 September

09.00 AM

Workshop 'How to become better storytellers and express your own talent'
by Antonia Silvaggi, cultural project coordinator at Metling Pro

Fun learning exercises on how storytelling can help you enhance your skills and how to apply all gained knowledge from this congress in your daily business

10.45 AM Coffee break
11.00 PM Continuation storytelling workshop
12.00 PM Lunch
01.30 PM

Optional social tour through Bucharest

A beautiful decay and alternative combo tour through the city, discovering street art, architecture, hip socializing places, tales of old city, and counter culture.

Interested in sponsoring this event?

Sponsorship packages are one of the most effective mediums for establishing and maintaining customer relations. Would you like to show your support for the industry's next generation of leaders? Make sure to become a sponsor of our event! FINAT YMC again offers several sponsor packages. Do not hesitate to contact the FINAT Secretariat for more information.

Location | Bucharest, Romania