15. - 16. Nov 2022 | BAD NAUHEIM, GERMANY
Doors & Closures in Car Body Engineering
In the midst of crisis everywhere, the automotive industry still has to face great challenges. This is especially true for door and closure developments, which always have been at the forefront of technical developments, because they combine and contain a great variety of functionality as well as many customer-comfort-relevant features - plus, they largely dominate a vehicle’s outer appearance.
With all that remaining highly important, today’s particular focus in hang-on-parts development is on:
- The materials challenge: How can cradle-to-grave sustainable solutions be reached while maintaining lightweighting solutions?
- The future mobility challenge: What solutions can and need to be realised for the new demands on doors and closures, for instance in purpose-built vehicles and other future mobility developments?
- The electrification challenge: New features in BEV vehicles (e.g. frunk, charging access) will lead to changed customer behaviour - how can this best be carried out?
All these and further questions will be addressed at Automotive Circle’s Doors and Closures in Car Body Engineering 2022 conference, again gathering its leading international network of specialist engineers in Bad Nauheim, Germany, to exchange views on latest innovations and trends in modern hang-on part development and production.
The conference addresses
- Car body engineers, managers and employees of international OEM
- System suppliers and engineering service providers
- Experts from institutes
All responsible for projects regarding vehicle doors and closures in the areas of pre-development, development, planning and production.
Hotel & Arrival
DOLCE by Wyndham Bad Nauheim
Elvis-Presley-Platz 1 61231 Bad Nauheim Germany
Please take note of the hygienic concept of the conference hotel: https://www.dolcebadnauheim.com/en/sanitary-measures.html
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, please check your countries current requirements at the following website well in advance of your arrival: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/coronavirus/2317268
GPS-Information: Please insert „Terrassenstrasse“, instead of „Elvis-Presley-Platz”.
On A5 Motorway Kassel/Frankfurt take exit Bad Nauheim. Turn right, direction Bad Nauheim, until exit Steinfurth/ Eisstadion. Take this exit and turn right at traffic light downhill. Next traffic light turn left and drive until Bahnhofsallee (2nd traffic light). Turn right into Ludwig-/ Parkstrasse and drive approx. 1 km. Turn right at 3rd cross walk into Terrassenstrasse. The DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim will appear after 400 m.
Take exit Ober-Mörlen on A5 Motorway Frankfurt/Kassel.Turn left and then after approx. 500 m turn right at the next traffic light (Bahnhofsallee). On Bahnhofsallee turn right and follow Ludwig-/Parkstrasse. Please follow the street for 1 km and turn right at the 3rd crosswalk (Terrassenstrasse). The DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim is located 400 meters in front of you.
From Frankfurt International Airport to Bad Nauheim by train:
Take a DB- or S-train to the main station of Frankfurt/Main. Change to a RB- or RE-train connection to Bad Nauheim (travel time approx. 20min). From the station you can either walk through the park (approx. 15min) or you can take a taxi to the hotel (approx. 5 min; 6 EUR).
From Frankfurt International Airport to Friedberg/ Hess. by train (quickest connection):
From the airport take the S- or DB-train connection to the main station of Frankfurt/ Main. Change to a DB-train to Friedberg/ Hess. From Friedberg/ Hess. take a taxi to the DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim (approx. 15min; 12-14 EUR).
From Frankfurt International Airport to Bad Nauheim by car or taxi:
It is a 45-60 min drive from the airport to the DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim. The price is approx. 80 EUR. There is a special shuttle service for guests staying at the DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim. Please contact Taxi Daschke at phone +49 6032 340522, mobile: +49 171 2864259 or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The fare will be approx. 65-70 EUR.
To Bad Nauheim:
Go to Bad Nauheim by a DB-train. From the train station you can either walk to the DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim through the park (approx. 15min) or you can take a taxi (approx. 5min, costs approx. 6 EUR).
To Friedberg/ Hess. (quickest train connection):
Take a DB-train to Friedberg/Hess. From Friedberg/ Hess. take a taxi to the DOLCE Hotel Bad Nauheim (approx. 15min, costs 12 EUR).
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Become a Sponsor or exhibitor
Take advantage of the high coverage of the Automotive Circle and profit from the exhibition and sponsoring options before and during the event. Show your competence and services, matching the conference subjects, to the numerous car body engineers of international OEM. Thus, you are strengthening your brand awareness in the automotive industry!
Come on board as an exhibitor or sponsor and benefit from this excellent platform to strongly promote your company’s capabilities as a reliable supplier!
Check out the various exhibition and sponsoring options!
Prices, Terms & Conditions
Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG
30175 Hannover, Germany
T. +49 511 9910 - 383
F +49 511 9910 - 379
Date & Venue
November 15-16, 2022
DOLCE by Wyndham Bad Nauheim
DE-61231 Bad Nauheim
Please take note of the hygienic concept of the conference hotel.
Accommodation is available at the conference hotel.
We kindly ask you to make your own hotel reservation at the conference hotel. Rooms are available from € 147,- to € 167,-, depending on the room category. All rooms include breakfast for a price of € 5,- per person and day. Please refer to: "Automotive Circle".
The following cancellation conditions apply for all categories:
All reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 4 weeks before arrival. Up to 2 weeks before arrival 50% of the room rate will be due. From 2 weeks before arrival 90 % will be charged.
for registrations received by August 14, 2022
for registrations received by October 14, 2022
for registrations received after October 14, 2022
A 10% group discount on the rate that is valid at the time of registration is available. This will apply when 5 or more attendees from the same company address register at the same time.
Students will get 50 % discount on standard prices on presentation of a valid student ID.
* All prices plus 19 % German VAT. All conferences in Europe are subject to VAT. To reclaim, please contact your local tax office.
Participation Fee includes
Full conference participation, incl. conference materials and list of delegates, the authority for downloading the presentation on the internet, luncheons, catering and the participation in the evening networking event.
Registration is preferably done via the event's website, alternatively by e-mail or regular mail. The confirmation of participation and invoice will be sent via e-mail. After receipt of payment your registration becomes binding and you will receive a corresponding confirmation of participation. Without this confirmation, there is no claim to participation in the booked event. Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received, except EuroCarBody. However, the number of participants is limited in all cases.
The conference is held exclusively in English. All documents are predominately composed in the English language.
Please also note our Hygienic Concept.
Fees will be refunded in full if notice of cancellation is received by October 14, 2022. Please understand that event preparation and organization involve financial and human resources. Therefore a fee of 50% of the participation fee will be charged, if the notification of cancellation is received after October 14, 2022. Should notification reach us after October 31, 2022, or in case of non-participation, 100% of the participation fee will be charged. Substitutions of delegates may be made at any time.
Cancellations and changes must be made in writing and will be confirmed by the organizer. Cancellations due to health reasons can be cancelled free of charge at any time with a medical certificate. If a participant is demonstrably unable to attend due to travel restrictions, he/she has the option of converting the attendance participation into a digital participation (if this is offered). Any cost differences will be reimbursed).
The participant undertakes to follow the instructions of the organizer and the venue. Failure to do so may result in exclusion from the event.
The organizer reserves the right to change the program or to cancel the event in the event of special circumstances (important reason). In particular, the organizer is entitled to take such measures in cases of force majeure, due to official orders, in the event of a situation endangering the life, body or health of the participants. In these cases, the organizer shall not be obliged to pay damages and/or reimbursement of expenses to the participants. This applies in particular to any cancellation fees incurred by third parties (e.g. hotel bookings, train or flight tickets).
As participant of an event, you agree that data such as company, address (zip code, city, country), first name, name and job function of the attendee will be published on the list of participants. The list of participants is available to all participants of the event in printed. The list of participants could also be used by sponsors and exhibitors for advertising purposes. Objection against publication and circulation of your data may be made at any time until 3 weeks prior to the event and has to be made in writing to the organizer. The address data are processed for customer service and information purposes in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Company’s name, city and country might be published on the Internet as reference for upcoming Automotive Circle-conferences. Personal data will be forwarded to the local health authority on request.
Pictures, Videos & Recordings
By registering you understand that your participation and attendance at the event may be videotaped, filmed and/or audio recorded. You agree that the recording may be used for any lawful purposes that Vincentz Network, or its designees, in their sole discretion, may determine.
Vincentz Network, Hotel Dolce Bad Nauheim
SAFE TOGETHER - OUR HYGIENIC CONCEPT
Be assured: We have answers to your Corona questions!
We are your host and service provider and we take this responsibility very seriously. We are actively available to answer all your questions about your participation.
As of April 2, 2022 most Covid-19 restrictions on everyday life and for hosting conferences have been lifted. The new nationwide legal framework provides only a few general protective measures. In almost all federal states including Hessen, masks are now mandatory only in doctors’ surgeries, nursing homes, hospitals, buses and trains. The current regulations in Germany and specifically in the state of Hessen do not include any access restrictions. In order to participate in our conferences you currently do not need to show any evidence in form of Covid-19 vaccination, negative tests or similar. In case of changes we will of course inform you in time.
We kindly ask you to make your visit only if you are in good health. If you feel unwell during the conference, please contact us or your hotel reception immediately by phone or email. We will then be happy to help you.
Cancellations due to health reasons can be cancelled free of charge at any time with a medical certificate. If a participant is demonstrably unable to attend due to travel restrictions, he/she has the option of converting the attendance participation into a digital participation (if this is offered). Any cost differences will be reimbursed.
We strongly recommend frequent and thorough hand washing. Hand washing and disinfection facilities designed with social distancing in mind are available for you.
Sneezing and coughing
We kindly ask you to follow the usual etiquette regarding sneezing and coughing.
Disinfection and cleaning
For your safety, we will regularly clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces (e.g. tables, handrails, door handles) as well as our sanitary facilities at more frequent intervals. You will find hand washing and disinfection facilities designed with social distancing in mind at all important places at the conference area.
Status as of April 6, 2022
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