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2nd Annual THIN FILM SOLAR SUMMIT Brochure. This fantastic event will set out how to scale up your thin film business in Europe – improve efficiency, lower costs and secure financing. Plus, get the ...

2nd Annual THIN FILM SOLAR SUMMIT Brochure. This fantastic event will set out how to scale up your thin film business in Europe – improve efficiency, lower costs and secure financing. Plus, get the latest on price pressure, the creation of an industry infrastructure and up to date market expectations. The conference will provide a comprehensive analysis of the thin film industry and its key challenges in an interactive manner. Leading companies will share their experiences through panel debates and high-level presentations. A great opportunity to network with the whole thin film community, not to be missed!

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  • ThE mOsT ImPOrTanT ThIn FIlm EVEnT In EurOPE ThIs yEar! 2 nd Annual Thin FilM solAr suMMiT E U ROP E Register Today! MArch 17-18, KeMpinsKi hoTel, Berlin Save €300! scale up your thin film business in europe - improve efficiency, lower costs and secure financing IndusTry Our EXPErT lEadErs sPEakIng • EFFECTIVE THIN FILM EFFICIENCY: Gains are there sPEakErs InCludE: for the taking! Develop a thorough understanding of the Würth Solar latest technological breakthroughs that can improve your Bernhard manufacturing process Dimmler CEO Würth Elektronik • TOP TECH FOR COST CUTS: Your yield can be higher and your Research GmbH costs lower - integrate the latest technology and machinery into Schott Solar Thin your manufacturing process and open the gate to GW output Film GmbH Dr.Robert Kuba • THIN FILM FINANCE TUNE UP: Get the latest advice on how MD to secure funding for your thin film project and make sure you are not missing out on the array of private and public options available to you Bosch Solar Energy AG • THIN FILM INFRASTRUCTURE REVOLUTION: Industry Dr.Christian Koitzsch co-operation could unlock lower manufacturing costs - find out MD what you can do to contribute and boost your profit across the entire value chain Phoenix Solar Manfred Bächler • UNMISSABLE MARKET FACTS: Understand the current state CTO of the thin film market, get expert predictions on the economic recovery and a breakdown of where your largest market opportunities lie Kaneka Belgium N.V. • THIN FILM PRICE PRESSURE GET OUTS: Hear expert Fumihiro Tanikawa predictions on the future Euros per watt ratio and find out how Technical Manager you can use thin film’s strengths to compete against higher Solar Energy Dept. efficiency energy solutions Co-sponsors: Are you serious about Thin Film? 6 excellent reasons why you must attend this event! Over 200 thin-film industry Over 12 hours of networking and experts set to attend business building opportunities Top case studies from Industry networking European and international drinks party An excellent meeting for thin film projects Panel sessions, discussion groups, Thin film focused Exhibition key note speakers and more! CEO’s - very stimulating …the biggest and best thin-film event Jean-Marie Trager, HTR Energy Systems of the year… simply unmissable! Visit The summit Website at www.thinfilmtoday.com/eu
  • secure your place as a front-runner in the Thin Film industry secure your plAce As The event that shows you how to COST CUTTING: Get up-to-speed A FronT-runner in The turn your upcoming projects into with the stakeholder initiatives that are dedicated to generating ongoing cost Thin FilM indusTry sound business propositions reductions: e.g. the creation of an It is against this backdrop of excitement tempered industry infrastructure, key technology Two days of incisive, by practicality that the 2nd Thin Film Solar and machinery, new and improved innovative and vibrant Summit Europe will soon take place in Berlin. manufacturing processes, including discussion to help you roll-to-roll, glass deposition and Following on from last year’s sell-out Conference – printing. What kind of savings can be refine your business and and back by popular demand to speed delegates achieved? Hear from Applied Materials, manufacturing strategies further and faster on the path to prosperity - this Oerlikon, Phoenix Solar, Moser Baer, for 2010 and beyond event is designed with your business in mind. Kaneka and T-Solar why thin film has It’s a one-off opportunity for you to gain access above-average potential to benefit from Tough economic climate or not, to insider strategies, real life solutions and proven economies of scale – and assess the Thin Film development in Europe tips, so that you are fully prepared to claim a implications for your own business. is progressing rapidly. Leading companies reporting planned significant piece of the action as the thin film increases of up to 15 times more market goes from strength to strength. smart choices… stronger capacity between now and 2012 – As you can see, such is the importance of this strategies… superb and up to 4GW capacity available event that we have secured a panel of world class networking… sold out! this year. speakers – key manufacturing experts who share reserve your place before Longer term, thin film is expected your challenges and concerns – as well as it’s too late to account for over 30% of the PV your ambitions. Last year’s Thin Film Today events were market within a decade. Together, they will ensure you are fully briefed attended by 450+ senior solar executives While in terms of finance, IDTechEx on issues at the top of your must-solve agenda from all over the world – key decision reports that the market will be worth right now, including efficiency enhancement, makers who are shaping the future of $20 billion by 2014; investors and securing finance, cutting costs and overcoming the industry. financing institutions will soon be price pressure. The 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit will queuing to get involved. be no exception, and it is already As for costs, the latest estimate is strong emphasis on practical booking fast. to $52 cents/watt by 2014. solutions delivered by experts Created specifically to bring you face- Thin Film’s achievements to date who can help take your business to-face with leading industry insiders prove beyond doubt the technology to the next level and trail-blazers, it is a proven short is not only here to stay, but is also cut to provide you with knowledge and To give you a flavour of what’s in store, these key destined to drive the clean energy premium business intelligence you’ll be topics will be taking centre stage: revolution – especially now 15% able to exploit in the weeks and efficiency levels in commercial FINANCE: Dutch researcher Alsema predicts the months ahead. applications are within reach. payback for thin film PV will drop to just one year. But given the current lack of operative experience, It is also an excellent opportunity to In short, 2010 will be another network with your peers in informal some investors still feel thin film is high risk. dynamic year for the industry. surroundings and discuss the common Citi, Voltiq, Capital-E are just three of the major Nevertheless, significant challenges issues that everyone is facing right now. players who will share with you their experience lie ahead with major hurdles still to of how to make potential investors feel sufficiently Places for this event are awarded be overcome on the way to maturity comfortable to back your projects. on a first come first serve basis, and commercialisation. EFFICIENCY ENHANCEMENT: Find out from and immediate booking is strongly EMPA, IMEC, Bosch and Signet Solar how recommended. to reach significantly improved efficiency levels through new developments such as flexible solar cells, tandem technology and other evolving Book now to get lowes t price tickthe processes and machinery. PRICE PRESSURE: The trend is definitely down – with thin film prices expected to plummet by et 15 per cent in the next year. How do you cope? Call “Very good for What should you be doing right now? This +44 (0) 20 7 375 757 event will help you beat the price pressure, with 5 networking and finding expert advice from EuPD Research, Navigant Or EmaIl register@th my target customers” Consulting, Wurth Solar, Schott Solar, Global TO sECurE infilmtoday. com Solar and others, all of them committed to yOur Pla Michael J. Hodgini, helping you walk away with a comprehensive CE Epoxy Technology Inc. plan for profitable success. reserve your Place Today – +44 (0) 207 375 7575
  • Get unique insights From leading Thin Film companies CuTTIng EdgE sEssIOns yOu nEEd TO aTTEnd daTE mOrnIng aFTErnOOn EVEnIng THIN FILM pROJECT DEVELOpMENT THIN FILM GLOBAL MARKET NETwORKING day 1 OUTLOOK IN 2010 AND BEYOND THIN FILM FINANCE TUNE-Up - YOUR DRINKS pARTY GUIDE TO INITIAL AND ONGOING FINANCING A-Z GUIDE OF THIN FILM EFFICIENCY ENHANCEMENT AND END OF day 2 MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE Top speAKers FroM Around The GloBe Kaneka Belgium N.V., Fumihiro Moser Baer, Dr.Rajeewa Arya, HelioVolt Corporation, EuPD Research, Tanikawa, Technical Manager Solar CEO Dr. B.J. Stanbery, CSO Daniela Schreiber, Head of Energy Dept. T-Solar, Carlos Mata Jimenez, Applied Materials GmbH, Strategic Operations Würth Solar, Bernhard Dimmler, CEO, Engineering and Quality Representative TBC Citi, Andreas Resch, VP Würth Elektronik Research GmbH Manager Investment Banking Phoenix Solar, Manfred Bächler, Schott Solar Thin Film GmbH, HelioSphera, Ilias Garidis, CTO Voltiq, Manuel Cabrerizo, Executive COO Dr.Robert Kuba, Managing Director EMPA, Dr. Tiwari Ayodhya, Director of Project Finance Energy Pramac, Cristian Cavazzuti, Head of Laboratory for Thin Films Global Solar Energy Deutschland, Meteocontrol, Dr.Henrik te Heesen, General Manager Pramac and Photovoltaics Dr. Steffen Schuler, Head of Technology Swiss Head of Operation Management IMEC, Dr. Jef Poortmans, Program Bosch Solar Energy AG, QS Solar, Lynn Sha, General Director of PV Research Capital-E, Jochen Moesslein, Christian Koitzsch, Managing Director Manager Venture Partner Navigant Consulting, Paula Mints, Signet Solar, Dr.Karl-Heinz Oerlikon Solar, Hans Ebinger, Principal Analyst- PV Komax Solar, Stefan Kaufmann, Stegemann, VP Technology Head of Sales Europe Services Program Head PM & Technology EXCEllEnT rEVIEWs On Our PrEVIOus ThIn FIlm summITs “An excellent well balanced event with a good overview “The density of information was phenomenal. Even with of technology and funding from key senior figures” my 20+ pages of handwritten notes, I will need those Phil Hatchett, Leybold Optics PDFs of presentation to fully review and digest” Richard Schoen, FTL Solar “Great event and great organisation” Sohaila Setayesh, Centrotherm Photovoltaics “The event was well organized and above all, value added and time well spent…” “What I liked the most is that it was very Jerry Lee, Rennergy LLC informative and excellent quality speakers” Mark Ohlmeier, Air Liquide “Worth the money!” Cameron May, GFE Materials Technology “A nice balance of technical and business perspectives” Paul Basore, REC Technology group discounts available, Pass This On To your Colleagues
  • dAy 1 - MArch 17, 2010 - Thin FilM GloBAl MArKeT ouTlooK - 2010 And Beyond ThIn FIlm glOBal markET OuTlOOk - ThIn FIlm PrOJECT ThIn FIlm FInanCE 2010 and BEyOnd dEVElOPmEnT TunE-uP Market expectations - Thin Film in 2010 and beyond Balance of systems - What you Thin Film finance - An • When will the economic recovery hit the Thin Film market? How will need to know investment bank’s perspecitve supply and demand develop in the coming months? Get the answers • Overcoming the penalty incurred by low and tips for success you need to plan effectively for 2010 from the industry’s top minds conversion efficiency in BoS - uncover all • How to develop your financial plan of • Closing in on grid parity - hear expert predictions on when the Thin the strategies that can help minimise the action for 2010 - take a close look at the Film industry will reach this important milestone, plus insightful effect of high installation costs smart moves you can make to overcome discussion on what happens next and whether in fact grid parity will • Discover the system development the challenges you face in securing initial prove to be the holy grail breakthrough we have waited for considerations you need to take and ongoing financial backing for your into account before you setting up a Thin Film project • The Photovoltaics (PV) industry is at a stage where it needs to develop a more balanced portfolio of geographical markets - understand what manufacturing plant and give yours an • Exclusive PV market update - hear Thin Film can contribute to this and how its role within the broader edge up on the competition! how the PV market has lived up to the market of PV is going to develop • Get a key overview of today’s module ambitious promises made in 2007, how Paula Mints, Principal Analyst- PV Services Program, Navigant Consulting specifications and capabilities - what is the companies have continued to raise optimum module and laminate size with additional finance and whether we are various applications? What are the benefits likely to see an increase in Thin Film new Panel Session: Leveraging Thin Film strengths for of the different sizes? builds during the economic recovery quick wins and long term gains Manfred Baechler, CTO, Phoenix Solar • Scaling up your Thin Film plant - find out • The path to long-term Thin Film industry growth - hear leading how to navigate the hurdles you face players in A-si, CIGS, CdTe and micromorph share their insights on the Real performance data when you need to secure more funds strengths of Thin Film and its potential to be a leading to take your project to the next level – energy technology and analysis understand all you can do to make your • Thin Film PV versus C-si - hear how Thin project sound like a safe and • Is Thin Film stuck trying to compete with C-si on price or can it Film shapes up through a detailed analysis attractive investment compete on other levels? Hear how industry leaders are counteracting of its relative strengths and weaknesses Andreas Resch, VP Investment Banking, Citi the flooded market caused by the Spanish cap and low C-si prices Bernhard Dimmler, CEO Wurth Elektronik, Würth Solar • Real life performance data revealed! See Dr.Robert Kuba, Managing Director, Schott Solar Thin Film GmbH the latest numbers from PV plants across Alternative finance - make sure Europe that cover the various module you’re not missing out Dr. Steffen Schuler, Head of Technology, Global Solar Energy Deutschland technologies and give you a clear picture of Thin Film’s performance on the • Get the inside track on the various Price per watt – Thin Film pricecheck ground today alternative strategies startups and existing companies can use to get backing for • Take a look at the very latest price reports and hear expert predictions • Quality assurance throughout all phases of their projects – obtain the funds needed on the expected Euros per watt rate changes in the next few years your plant is vital to securing higher yields to ramp up their offering and stake your and establishing your plant’s long term • How to compete against higher efficiency PV - discover the keys to claim in this challenging market space success - get a clear understanding of what competing in a saturated thin film market and what you can do to you can do to take control • New financing models - discover what’s make your technology stand out from the crowd available and which schemes are out Dr.Henrik te Heesen, Head of Operation • Defining success in the global market for Thin Film - find out what Management, Meteocontrol there that can be utilised for Thin Film criteria you should be using to evaluate your business and what your project financing biggest challenges are going to be in the near future Utilites speak up on Thin Film • Get a grip on the numerous incentive • What is really holding back the Thin Film market today? Is it projections and perfect partners structures available around the globe, how overcapacity or soft demand? Hear an interesting evaluation of this they differ from region to region and what contentious question based on European market research • Hear direct from the top utilities themselves you can do to capitalise in each territory on exactly what they think about Thin Film’s Jochen Moesslein, Venture Partner, Capital-E Daniela Schreiber, Head of Strategic Operations, EuPD Research potential, its pros and cons as an energy technology and the extent of the role they Panel Session: Thin Film future moves - think Thin Film will continue to play in the Panel session: Thin Film’s new markets and opportunities world of solar financial future - Challenges • Discover everything you need to know about local manufacturing • Perfect partnerships - find out first hand and opportunities what the utility providers look for in their and PPAs - the keys to break into and develop new markets in • Benefit from an in depth discussion into partnerships with renewable energy new territories what is really causing the slow down in companies so that you can over deliver and build long term relationships Thin Film financing and understand what • Market constraints and barriers laid bare - hear an in depth and you can do to ensure your project doesn’t honest assessment of the challenges faced when entering a new • Reaching renewable energy benchmarks get left on the table market so you can approach fresh opportunities without fear of - hear the latest predictions and plans for the unknown Thin Film and how this plays into the long- • Find out why investors view Thin Film term development of PV - is Thin Film in a projects as risky and why the guarantees • Exclusive update from international Thin Film manufacturers - hear provided by manufacturers to date have so the industry’s leading producers discuss how PV business around the strong position to land many utility-scale projects in the future? far failed to bring investors around globe will impact Europe’s Thin Film manufacturing future • Discover where investors are putting their • Your most promising opportunities revealed - identify today’s hottest money and what the financial outlook is European Thin Film market opportunities and get a glimpse of the role for Europe and beyond going forward so that Thin Film looks set to play in the next generation of PV, that you can evaluate the locations that including BIPV have the best opportunities for Ilias Garidis, COO, Heliosphera securing finance Lynn Sha, General Manager, QS Solar Manuel Cabrerizo, Executive Director of Cristian Cavazzuti, General Manager Pramac Swiss, Pramac Project Finance Energy, Voltiq Check Out The latest Programme updates - www.thinfilmtoday.com/eu
  • dAy 2 - MArch 18, 2010 - A-Z Guide oF Thin FilM MAnuFAcTurinG And TechnoloGy a-Z OF ThIn ThIn FIlm TEChnOlOgy “Terrific information, FIlm manuFaCTurIng and InnOVaTIOn excellent panel discussions and well organised” Cost cutting strategies for Thin Film High efficiency flexible solar cells and Anoy Behr, Hisco • Business critical cost cuts - hear how you can achieve higher yields roll-to-roll processing through improving your manufacturing process and put your Thin • Find out the very latest information on new flexible Film project on the path to higher profit margins solar cells and their breakthrough efficiency • Find out how you can maintain the stable production of high quality, contributions, plus get a helpful side by side reliable modules and avoid any unpleasant and unforeseen costs comparison between flexible cells created with “I was impressed with the down the road different Thin Film technologies calibre of speakers” • Discover how you can increase your profit margins through the • Uncovering roll-to-roll - find out the challenges Steven Kirsch, and interesting prospects that this manufacturing integration of key technology and machinery- learn how choosing process offers to the Thin Film industry Pfeiffer Vacuum Inc. the right process and product applications will help close the efficiency gap with crystalline technology Dr. Tiwari Ayodhya, Head of Laboratory for Thin Films Dr.Rajeewa Arya, CEO, Moser Baer and Photovoltaics, EMPA “Useful networking event… Increase your profit margin through new Latest advances in cell efficiency challenging discussions” back-end processes and testing • Get up to speed with the very latest critical Peter Rigby, Umicore breakthroughs in cell efficiency that are set to • Valuable lessons and innovative processes from the glass and shake up the Thin Film PV landscape! semiconductor industries that can be applied to Thin Film • Closing in on crystalline PV - hear the most recent • Discover how new testing procedures such as electroluminescence advances made that will enable Thin Film to be truly analysis can increase yield and efficiency! competitive with other solar technologies and what “Well run and good Stefan Kaufmann, Head PM & Technology, Komax Solar you need to do to incorporate these developments coverage of topics…. great into your manufacturing process as fast as possible breath of speakers and Panel session: Turnkey vs specialised equipment • Find out how the thickness reduction of the active attendees” • Hear the industry’s manufacturing experts discuss how to make layers could significantly impact on materials cost and sustainability. Understand what is the relevance Richard Charles, the right manufacturing choices and whether turnkey or specialised equipment offers the most cost effective and valuable solutions of reducing thickness for each of today’s Thin Film Rennergy LLC technologies- CdTE, CIGS, A-Si and Micromorph • Evaluate the various strengths and weaknesses of each type of Dr. Jef Poortmans, Program Director of PV Research, approach and find out which solution gives you the best chance of IMEC long-term success • Is the advantage of low cost of entry offered by turnkey solutions Tandem technology outweighed in the long run by the advantages of specialised equipment? • Tandem-junction micromorph technology can neTworKinG • Find out how you can set yourself apart from your competition even increase module performance and raise cell efficiency by up to 50%! Find out how it works and drinKs pArTy when you are using a turkey line solution how you can reap the benefits With over 200 Thin Fumihiro Tanikawa, Technical Manager Solar Energy Dept., • Is micromorph right for you? Hear an assessment of Film industry leaders in Kaneka Belgium N.V. the various advantages and drawbacks so that you can make an informed decision going forward attendance you’ll want Representative TBC, Applied Materials GmbH Christian Koitzsch, Managing Director, Bosch-Ersol to meet and do business Hans Ebinger, Head of sales Europe, Oerlikon Paula Mints, Principal Analyst- PV Services Program, with everyone you need Navigant Consulting Thin Film materials and to. That’s why we have processes improvements organised the Thin Film Creating a win-win Thin Film industry infrastructure • Discover the latest technology improvements in Today networking drinks • As an industry Thin Film has a lot to gain from increased materials (TCO) and deposition processes and learn Party on march 17. make communication and across the value chain - hear how suppliers how choosing the right combination can be the key sure you clear your and manufacturers are cooperating to improve the efficiency of to unlocking dramatically improved efficiency diary for this important their systems and lower the costs of raw materials and what your • Delve deep into the strengths and weaknesses of business stands to gain from increased cooperation networking event! the new cheaper materials that are available to you • Get a handle on how inter-company cooperation looks set to develop and whether they can help propel your business further in 2010 and beyond and what you can do to get involved and forward over the long term or only present short help push the Thin Film industry into true cost competition with C-si term gains Carlos Mata Jimenez, Engineering and Quality Manager, T-Solar Printed solar cells Glass deposition - Reducing costs and • Hear an expert prediction on when printed solar improving efficiency panels will emerge into the PV market and what this new generation of printing technology will • Gain a clear understanding of what you can do to improve your glass contribute to overall cost reductions! deposition process and how it can significantly reduce costs and help you hit your efficiency goals • Will flexible Thin Film have the capacity to achieve the solar industry standard lifetime of 25 years? Get • Hear an analysis of which manufacturing processes are best suited insight into the full potential of this exciting new for different product applications opportunity and what it means for your business! Dr.Karl-Heinz Stegemann, VP Technology, Signet Solar Dr. B.J. Stanbery, CSO, HelioVolt Corporation reserve your Place Today - Call +44(0) 207 375 7575
  • who ATTended The Thin FilM suMMiT lAsT yeAr? Below is a sample list of the 450 + companies that have attended our Thin For information on who you could meet at the 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Film conference series around the globe in 2009. Europe, visit our website at www.thinfilmtoday.com/eu 3M Carlisle SynTec Excico Group und Energie Miasole Pilkington Siemens Abengoa Solar Centrotherm First Solar Honeywell MKS Instruments Praxair Signet Solar Abound Solar Photovoltaics Frontier IDTechEx Moser Baer Precision SoloPower Air Liquide Chint Solar Semiconductor InnoLas Motech Nanoparticles Solyndra CSG Solar (FSM) PrimeStar Solar Air Products Inovus Solar Mustang Vacuum SunPower Deutsche Solar Fuji Electric Systems PVE Sweden Applied Materials Device IPA Fraunhofer Corporation Ascent Solar DOE, Technology Jane Capital Nanosolar Roth & Rau Suntech Power Technologies Solar Energy Partners Navigant Schenker Holdings Fujifilm Technologies Consulting Logistics Barclays Capital Manufacturing Kaneka TDK - Lambda Dow Corning Europe Nikko Metals Scheuten Solar Americas BASF Future Komax Business Du Pont Gadir Solar NREL - National Schott Solar Techcet Group Leybold Optics Company Renewable Border Power GDF Suez LG Display Semilab Tenesol Plant Working Dynamic Energy GE Global Lightwave Power SEPA - Solar T-Solar Global Group Materials Research Laboratory Electric Power EBNER Furnaces Linde Group Oak Ridge Umicore BrightView GFE Materials Association Systems Edison Mission Technology Lux Research National United Solar Seven Hills Energy M+W Zander Laboratory Ovonic Cadmos Energias Glaston Partners Renovables Epoxy Manz Automation Oerlikon Solar VantagePoint HelioSphera Sharp Calyxo Technology Masdar PV OneSun Laboratories Venture Partners Helmholtz- Cardinal Solar Ersol Thin Film Zentrum Berlin Matheson Pfeiffer Vacuum Showa Shell XsunX Technologies EuPD Research für Materialien Tri-Gas Phoenix Solar Solar Xunlight SHOW OFF yOUR PUT yOUR PROdUCTS And SERVICES In FROnT OF THE PROdUCTS And SERVICES LEAdInG dECISIOn MAkERS In THE THIn FILM IndUSTRy The 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe offers an excellent range of Dear Industry Colleague, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities to suit every need and budget. The 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe is the place where new and existing thin film projects We can literally tailor make a sponsorship package to your needs “come to life” and the products and services driving those projects get seen and sold. meaning that you speak, build your brand or organise meetings with the In no other environment do so many thin film decision makers all come together under leading figures in the thin film space. one roof to discuss the latest challenges in the industry. With this environment of over 200 Do not miss out on this unrivalled opportunity to do business and delegates we’ve got the perfect venue for you to show why your product or service is best in secure sales from the thin film industry! the industry. Opportunities available include Looking for visibility or thought leadership? • 1 to 1 meetings with key • Build your brand with exclusive We can put you in front of this entire audience or even an invited key few to help facilitate decision makers promotional opportunities your thin film objectives moving forward. • Take a speaking slot and • Host interactive workshops with • Meet Top Level Delegates – The 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe will substantially address 200 industry leaders core clients and prospects grow this year, and is now THE meeting place for buyers and sellers from the entire thin film supply chain. No other event will provide you with as many business development • Show off your latest products opportunities and services in the And much more! • Introduce New Products into the Thin Film Market – The 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit exhibition hall Europe is the only event that specifically zones in on very latest technologies that are Limited Opportunities! Secure your space today to ensure you fill making headlines in the industry your sales book for the next 18 months! • Build New Relationships - At the 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe you will finally meet the hard to find ‘senior level’ business executive. This will allow you to benefit from Solution and service providers… valuable customer feedback on your products and services that can help speed up the Ever find yourself asking these questions? sales process for your company. Where can I find new This summit is the perfect chance for you to launch that new product or service, customers for my thin film meet potential new customers, and strengthen existing customer relationships. products and services? Please give me a call on +44(0) 207 375 7177 or drop me an email on Which emerging challenges mark@thinfilmtoday.com to discuss how our event can help you achieve will offer my business your 2010 objectives. lucrative opportunities Looking forward to hearing from you, going forward? Which partnerships will allow me to take my solutions into new markets and add significantly to my bottom line? Well, ask no more! Secure a sponsorship or exhibition package Mark Wheeler, Business Development Director, Thin Film Today at the 2nd Thin Film Solar Summit Europe and you’ll be guaranteed to meet and do business with over 200 thin film The exhibition will sell out in 2010! industry leaders who need your solutions and services! Contact us now to secure your spot! Call +44(0) 207 375 7177 Check Out www.thinfilmtoday.com/eu For updates
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