We are proud to announce that ELF Convention 2014 will take place in Firenze – Italy from May 22 to 25, 2014.Every year hundreds of locksmiths gather together, to enrich their knowledge in the security industry.
It’s an important event with the participation of all associations member of the European Locksmiths Federation, business representatives of security industry and other professionals from all over the world.
ELF Convention is: training courses, exhibition, seminars, workshops, and much more.
We are approaching you as a potential sponsor and/or exhibitor, to give you the opportunity to be among the first to reserve a prime location at ELF 2014 Exhibition area on May 23 and 24. Early registration will grant your company the maximum visibility.
See you in Firenze!
Rocco Fusillo, President
ERSI – Esperti Riferme e Serrature Italia
The convention will be held in the charming city of Florence, hosted in Firenze Fiera Congress Center. Surrounded by a centuries-old garden, Palazzo dei Congressi and Palazzo degli Affari form a congress and exhibition area which is completely accessible on foot, in the heart of the city. Located directly in front of the central railway station of Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Fiera is only a few steps away from Piazza del Duomo and from the most important Florence monuments and palaces.
Classes will be set within the historic walls of Palazzo dei Congressi, located inside the 18th century Villa Vittoria. The charming interiors of the Villa are characterised by a combination of Florentine antique furniture with modern and functionally designed halls.
Exhibition will be set in Palazzo degli Affari, a modern building successfully combining contemporary architecture with a more modern technology.
FLORENCE: THE CRADLE OF REINASSANCE
Florence is a beautiful city surrounded by hills and crossed by Arno river. It is famous thanks to its history and its importance in the Middle Age and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. Florence was hometown of men who have profoundly influenced the course of human history in many field of knowledge as art, literature and philosophy.
Florence's museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world It’s easy to visit Florence by walk. The main sights are localized in the historical centre around Palazzo Vecchio and the old Ponte Vecchio, buildings of extraordinary beauty.
Florence is art, culture, fashion, shopping, good food and great wine.
EXHIBITION: EXPLORE SECURITY INNOVATION AT ELF 2014
Three floors of Palazzo degli Affari will host the Exhibition and company seminars on Friday 23 and Saturday 24. The top industries will be exposing hundreds of hottest products.
Book your pre furnished booth and get the advantages of Firenze Fiera organization.
Pre furnished booth includes carpet, grey wooden panels h. 250 cm, company logo, basic furniture (desk, 3 chairs, waste paper basket), coat rack, 1 power socket, halogen lamps 300w (1 each 6 sq.m), cleaning service, energy use and connections, fire surveillance, reception services, and much more.
Exhibition entrance is free.
EXHIBITION SEMINARS: A FACE-TO-FACE GATHERING WITH COLLEAGUES AND SUPPLIERS
During exhibition days, Palazzo degli Affari will also host seminars. A classroom of 50 or 100 persons is available for each booth booked.
In a two or a three hours speech, exhibitors will have the opportunity to show their newest products and give all commercial and technical information to visitors.
ELF TRAINING CLASSES: THE BEST LOCKSMITH CLASSES WITH WORLDWIDE BEST TEACHERS
The charming of Palazzo dei Congressi will host ELF training classes on Thursday 22 and Friday 23. Fundamental locksmithing, manipulation, lockpicking, electronics systems, troubleshooting, forensic, RFID, are only few of the topic of ELF 2014 classes
All classes are reserved for professional locksmiths.
Hospitality in Florence is a tradition that has grown over the centuries. Firenze Convention Bureau has selected the best hotel structures, close to the convention venue and city centre.
FIRENZE CONGRESS CARD
Firenze Convention Bureau offers to all participants an especially customized Congress Card valid for the whole stay in Florence during ELF convention. The Congress Card provides special offers and discounted fees at museums, historical sites, shops, restaurants, wellness centres, golf clubs, bike and car rental, sightseeing tours, taxis,
and airport transfer.
SOCIAL PROGRAM: ENJOY AFTER-HOURS FUN IN ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE WORLD
Florence and Tuscany are history, culture, museums and culinary delights. After a long business day everybody at Convention will be able to relax and meet with colleagues for a nice drink or an unforgettable Gala Dinner at Palazzo Borghese.
A rich program will give accompanying persons the chance to visit one of the most beautiful city in the world, cook in a real Italian cuisine, have a nice taste of wine in a canteen, and much more.
DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION OF EXHIBITORS JUN 15 2013
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION OF EXHIBITORS SEP 10 2013
ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE OPENS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS NOV 15 2013
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION AND HOTEL BOOKING FEB 28 2014
ELF Convention secretary
ERSI – Esperti Riferme e Serrature Italy
Viale Umbria 2 – 20090 Fizzonasco P.E. (MI) – Italy
Phone: +39 0290723704
Fax: +39 0290725558
Keep your eyes on web site www.elf2014.com