On Wednesday the 26th of September 2018, the 2nd edition of the VTU Vakdag (VTU Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association trade event) will take place – the time for the funeral industry to come together to share knowledge and a great opportunity for networking. Make sure not to miss it, as this day serves as an extra intermediary event in-between the two editions of the Uitvaart Vakbeurs (Funeral Exhibition event) held every four years. The VTU Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association trade event is not only for association members, but has been organised to cater to the entire funeral industry. In a welcoming and well-organised atmosphere, you’ll meet over 2,000 quality visitors in a single day! There will be a variety of readings and workshops at the event. The full event programme will be announced as soon as possible. In addition, a special networking square will be set up where visitors can mingle while enjoying a bite and a drink.
The over 100 exhibitors at the VTU trade event include wholesalers, suppliers, importers and manufacturers in the areas of cemetery design and maintenance, crematorium design and cremation ovens, funeral homes and ceremony hall design, odour control, funeral supplies, grave monuments and memorials, baby and child funeral products, ash options and destinations / urns / jewellery, parting gifts, caskets/coffins and casket/coffin decorations, flower arrangements, (international) funeral transport, printed materials, obituaries and condolence, post-mortem care, aftercare, audio & video systems, videographers and photographers, musicians and speakers, clothing, media, software, personnel, training & education programmes, hospitality & catering, industry associations, industry-related organisations and insurance providers. Are you active in one of the above sectors? Then make sure to take this opportunity to participate in this important trade event. We look forward to seeing you (back again) as an exhibitor at the VTU Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association trade event!
Visitors’ tickets The 2018 VTU Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association trade event is initiated by the VTU trade association and organised by Easyfairs Evenementenhal. Participation in the VTU trade event is open both to members as well as non-members of the VTU. The admission price for visitors is € 25.00 per person. This price has been set to ensure the quality of the event and as investment in a high-quality knowledge programme. Exhibitors will receive a number of free admission tickets to give to clients. We will announce the details of the knowledge programme as soon as possible.
For a look back at the first VTU trade event held in 2014, see:
The VTU Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association trade event is an initiative of the Funeral Sector Suppliers’ Association (Vereniging Toeleveranciers voor de Uitvaartbranche, VTU). The event is organised by and at the Evenementenhal Gorinchem event and exhibition centre.
The networking event for the funeral industry
Exhibitors come to this event to network with industry professionals, while visitors come for knowledge sharing. Play into this during your participation at the event.
Over 2,000 quality visitors in one day
95% of exhibitors say that the quality of visitors at the event is good!
Exhibitors at the VTU trade event consist of wholesalers, suppliers, importers and manufacturers in the areas of:
Cemetery design and maintenance
Crematorium design and cremation ovens
Funeral homes and ceremony hall design
Grave and memorial monuments
Baby and child funeral products
Ash options and destinations / urns / jewellery
Caskets/coffins and casket/coffin decoration
(International) funeral transport
Printed materials, obituaries and condolence
Audio & video systems
Videographers and photographers
Musicians and speakers
Personnel, training & education programmes
Hospitality & Catering
Visitors to the VTU trade event are active in the following businesses and organisations:
Funeral services companies
Funeral insurance providers
Funeral industry-related organisations
Health care facilities
Wednesday 26 September 2018
10.00 - 21.00 hour
Setup days:: Tuesday 25 September 2018 08:00 - 17.00 hour
Dismantling days:: Wednesday 26 September 2018 21:15 - 00.00 hour, Thursday 27 September 2018 07:00 - 14.00 hour
A fully built, finished and cleaned stand unit: floor space, walls, a frieze with your company name, duo spot lighting and carpeting
Unlimited use of the exclusive catering facilities of the various terraces on the exhibition floor for you and your associates
Two exhibitor badges, including meals at the exhibitor restaurant
Free forklifting service
The invitation service
Free parking for both you and your associates
The project team for this exhibition
An experienced, resourceful team of top fair experts are at your service. An event manager, consultant and product manager will seamlessly handle your participation. A team perfectly capable in organizing the fair in line with your message and target audience. All based on personal attention, tailor-made and high-quality service. Together we will ensure that you get the most out of your fair participation.