HUSUM Wind 2015: Key players and innovative enterprises at the 2015 industry highlight
Husum – This year’s most important wind industry event is taking place in the renowned wind location Husum. Next week, from 15 to 18 September, the wind industry will be coming together in the NordseeCongressCentrum and the five adjoining halls. More than 600 exhibitors from 25 nations are showing their products and services over an area of 25,000 square metres. In addition to the key players, the expected 20,000 visitors can enjoy the presence of many young and innovative enterprises that are presenting their new products and services. The exhibitors represent the whole supply chain for the onshore and offshore wind sector. The practical orientation in Husum and the renowned intensive exchange of ideas and experiences create the ideal framework for a successful event.
HUSUM Wind 2015 focuses on the core German-speaking market, which is still exhibiting strong growth, both onshore and offshore. This si also reflected in the presence of such exhibitors as wind turbine manufacturers like ADWEN, Enercon, Nordex, Senvion and Siemens. The exhibitors represent the whole supply chain: from the turbine manufacturers already mentioned, to energy suppliers, maintenance firms and wind industry suppliers. In addition to the well-known key players, the list of exhibitors includes many small and young enterprises with their innovative products and services. As well as the German firms, there are exhibitors from such countries as Denmark, the Netherlands, Poland and even Australia.
Balance between practice and theory
This year’s HUSUM Wind fins a perfect balance between practice-oriented added value and theoretical discourse. Husum is situated in the direct vicinity of numerous wind farms, production plants for component, and test fields. In collaboration with the Windcomm Schleswig-Holstein network agency and other partners, the trade fair organisers are offering excursions in and around Husum, such as a visit to a centre for technical and safety training that also includes a training wind farm that uses offshore wind turbines. Parallel to the exhibition there is a conference covering subjects relating to wind energy and Germany’s energiewende, the shift to renewable energy. The latest trends and developments will be presented and discussed in a variety of forums.
The day before HUSUM Wind starts the NordseeCongressCentrum at the fairground is hosting the German wind Energy Association’s Schleswig-Holstein convention, where experts from the fields of politics and science will be discussing the current status of and the challenges facing the expansion of renewable energy in the state.
More skilled employees for the wind industry
Winning new skilled personnel for the still-growing wind industry – which already employs 140,000 people – is one of the main challenges for wind businesses. The Windcareer job fair on the last day of the fair (18 September 2015, from 10:00 to 18:00 in the main hall of the NordseeCongressCentrum) provides the opportunity for visitors and exhibitors to establish contact with one another. At the special exhibition that covers jobs, training, retraining and further training in the wind industry, everybody, from school pupils to qualified jobseekers, can meet major industry players like Enercon, Nordex, UKA, Ferchau and Deutsche Windtechnik AG and find out more about the fields of work in the wind sector. Visitors can find out the details in direct discussion with personnel officers, managers and company experts. Windcareer’s main objective is to find jobs for qualified personnel.
HUSUM Wind and WindEnergy Hamburg
HUSUM Wind is being held from 15 to 18 September 2015 in wind pioneer country Schleswig-Holstein, on the German North Sea coast. The focus of the trade fair is the German-speaking market. It has long been known as the traditional meeting place for the industry to have an intensive exchange of ideas and experiences, and for practically oriented added value.
WindEnergy Hamburg will be opening its doors once again from 27 to 30 September 2016. The leading international trade fair for the on and offshore wind industry in the wind metropolis Hamburg showcases the global market and the entire value chain.
More information at www.husumwind.com and www.windenergyhamburg.com.
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