E – The summer meeting of the Eurimage Group was held from May 13-14, 2016 in Mallorca at the idyllically located Hotel Castillo Son Vida that has a view over Palma de Mallorca and the sea.
The Eurimage Group is an alliance between European promotional products distributors that currently has 14 members – the group is structured as a holding company: Each country has one member, which can become a shareholder of the Eurimage Holding A/S after a regular procedure. Two joint catalogues – one in spring and one in autumn – are produced annually in the respective languages, which can also be specifically individualised.
A tight agenda was addressed during the two-day meeting, the imminent catalogue was finalised, the joint software was presented and demonstrated, the outlook and the future alignment of the group was discussed. Furthermore, the 30th anniversary of Eurimage was celebrated, the history of the group was briefly outlined and an official dinner was held on the first evening of the meeting. The President Alex Roethlisberger and the Board Member and CEO Ralf Hinterleitner, paid particularly tribute to the Belgian founder member Arpaco and its CEO, Anthony Driscoll, who also adeptly illustrated the foundation of the group and its development with cheerful anecdotes.
At the shareholders’ meeting on the second day of the meeting, regulations and formalities were dealt with and the Executive Board was elected: The President is Alex Roethlisberger (CH, Polydono), the board members are Ralf Hinterleitner (concurrently CEO, A, Trend Present) and Patrick Bernheim (F, Pamina). Katharina Becker, who is also responsible for the organisation of the Eurimage Holding A/S, is the contact person for suppliers.