Only 2 weeks until the WINDPOWER 2012 Conference & Exhibition!
To make your visit to WINDPOWER 2012 more productive, we are proud to send you Countdown to the Show e-newsletters. Each edition of this weekly e-newsletter will provide news and updates from show management, as well as exciting exhibitor announcements related to:
|• New Products at the Show
||• Show Specials and Promotions
|• Corporate News / Press Releases
||• Special Events
Attendee Toolkit Webinar Today!
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT- FREE!
Find out how you can best take advantage of the new networking and planning tools available at WINDPOWER 2012. This webinar will be recorded and available on the Attendee Toolkit webpage. Topics to be covered:
- Attendee Toolkit
- Attendee Connect Networking Platform
- Exhibit Planner
- Social Media
International Spotlight Sessions
The International Spotlight Sessions at WINDPOWER 2012 are FREE to all attendees, with three exciting tracks to help your company find global growth opportunities:
1. Export Track - Foreign Market Opportunities
Learn about resources and strategies to help your company expand your business through exports:
2. U.S. Market Track - Opportunities for New Entrants in the U.S.
- U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer's Program (IBP)
- Global Opportunities for U.S. Developers and Manufacturers
- U.S. Government Services in Developing Export Opportunities for Wind Projects and Products
Find out about how to establish your business and find success in the U.S. market:
3. International Track - Country Updates
- U.S. Market Update and Navigating U.S. Incentive Program
Click here to learn more about theInternational Spotlight Sessions.
- Seven sessions focusing on an individual country and providing an update on the country's market for wind energy and opportunities for collaboration. Featured countries include Brazil, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Mexico, South Korea and the U.K.
CLE Hours Approved by the State Bar of Georgia
The State Bar of Georgia has approved 19.5 CLE Hours in the WINDPOWER program. Approved sessions will be indicated on the detailed program page soon and onsite outside of the session rooms.
Booths now on Sale for WINDPOWER 2013!
Avoid the rush onsite in Atlanta and book your WINDPOWER 2013 booth today! Go to www.windpowerexpo.org/2013 and request your renewal key. Next year's show will take place in Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place Chicago, May 5 - 8. As always all of your industry peers – and competitors – will be there, so you cannot afford to be left out.Act now to ensure a great location and a great show!
AWEA Membership Advantage Program Launches at WINDPOWER!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our Membership Advantage Program, which will connect our members with product and service providers that offer discounted rates on a variety of services and
We recently partnered with Global HR Research (GHRR), a leading provider of talent management, screening and assessment solutions that helps companies find, assess, screen and select new employees faster and better than ever. Click here for further details.
Fun Fact: Did you know that there are 16 market-specific educational tracks with over 50 sessions and 300+ speakers and moderators, and over 220 poster presenters? You can use the Attendee Connect network system to contact the moderators to send them your questions to be addressed at WINDPOWER.
|CanWEA | Booth: 4317
Economic Development / Non Profit
Save the date! CanWEA Reception Mon June 4th 4PM – 6PM Booth #4317 at WINDPOWER
Come meet with CanWEA's team of experts to learn more about emerging opportunities in Canada's Wind Industry. Our Annual Conference CanWEA 2012 will be held October 14-17, 2012 in Toronto, ON. Booth sales are now open for Exhibitors. Take advantage of CanWEA's unique Sponsorship opportunities today and reinforce your commitment and dedication to the industry. CanWEA offers five levels of Corporate Membership – all designed to keep you connected, informed and privileged.
|Rabobank + De Lage Landen | Booth: A-1636
Investment and Financial Services
Which Countries are Winning the Clean Tech Manufacturing Race? We'll Unveil the Latest Report on June 4th at Windpower in Atlanta.
Save the date! Monday June 4th 6-7:30 pm. Room A311. Join us for the launch of a new WWF report with the latest rankings of countries that are leading the clean technology manufacturing race. Interested in attending? RSVP to CleanTechRace@Rabobank.com. Visit our booth at Windpower to learn more about the report, and about our financial solutions for renewable energy, bio-energy, and energy infrastructure projects. Hall A #1636.
RSVP for June 4 Launch of New Report on Clean Tech Manufacturing Race!
|Shell Lubricants | Booth: 2049
New Products and Services
Shell's New High Performance, Synthetic Wind Turbine Blade Bearing Grease –
Shell Gadus S5 V110KP 1.5
Shell has recently finalized the development of a new high performance, synthetic blade bearing grease Shell Gadus S5 V110KP 1.5 that has 1) Outstanding Performance in Highly Variable Operating Temperature Conditions, 2) Outstanding Performance in Wet, Corrosive Environments, 3) Outstanding Protection Against Wear, 4) Long Service Life and Reliability. For more information on this product, visit us at our booth, #2049.
See Exhibitor News Below:
|HBM-nCode | Booth: 7063 (Hall A)
Corporate News/Press Release
First software for structural integrity GL RC certified for the design of cast and forged structural machinery components of wind turbines
nCode DesignLife is a CAE-based fatigue tool with an advanced solver that enables wind turbine manufacturers to identify when and where failure could occur and design using complete loading duty cycles, representing the full 20 yr loading events experienced in service. GL RC's certification assures DesignLife users that their component designs, such as wind turbine hubs and main shafts, can be analyzed in conformity with GL RC's guidelines for Certification of Wind Turbines (2010).
Solutions for wind industry
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|Kansas Department Of Commerce | Booth: 5448
Corporate News / Press Release
Capture the Power of Kansas Wind
Don't miss your chance to hear Kansas Governor Sam Brownback discuss wind energy at the opening general session on Monday, June 4. Stop by booth #5448 to visit with representatives from Kansas - the #1 state for wind energy construction in 2012.
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Corporate News / Press Release
RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind | Conference & Exhibition | 13-14 June 2012 | Last chance to register
Come to London to connect with the world's most advanced offshore wind market. 250+ Exhibitors. 3500+ Participants. Extend your business and speed up international development of offshore wind energy while learning from the UK's technical expertise, policy experience, and leadership. (1) Learn and network with sector leaders, (2) Keep up-to-date with technology developments, (3) Discover a £45–50 billion investment opportunity, (4) Learn about emerging global markets, (5) Plan your own region's development
Global Offshore Event Brochure
|DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability | Booth: 5823
Happy Hour and NERC Compliance Reception at the DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability booth (Monday at 4:30 for Happy Hour and 6:00 for NERC Compliance)
Meet the Experts! Stop by the DNV KEMA booth to find answers to your questions and solutions for your challenges. Come by any time or attend one of our scheduled sessions about project interconnection, asset management, NERC compliance, safety management, remote sensing, project performance, project finance, power performance testing, or resource assessment. Times and details can be found using the Meet the Experts! link below.
Meet the Experts! (details and times)
Demag Cranes and Components | Booth: 7406
New Products and Services
Did you know Demag Cranes & Components has the world's largest installed base of overhead cranes and electric hoists?
We leverage our proven wind energy experience and technical expertise to provide you with reliable, cost-effective and safe crane and hoist solutions. Visit us at booth #7406 to see a live demonstration of the Davit crane - The most effective crane for off - shore windmills! The Demag Davit crane helps customers perform off-shore wind turbine maintenance safer and significantly faster! Can't wait until the show to see it? Click on the 'Davit Crane Solution' link below.
Davit Crane Solution
Claim your complimentary report, "Demag in the Wind Industry"
GADORE Center USA LLC | Booth: 6633
GADORE Center USA invites you to the Event: Global Markets Updates: GERMANY, Tuesday, June 5, 4:30 pm – 5:30pm / Room B201 Register: Mark Wells
Please also visit our pavilion #6633 in hall B to meet all of our exhibitors: EnergyAgency.NRW (6633-F), GADORE Center USA (6633-E), Quantec Networks (6633-K), Pfannenberg (6633-J), Gebrüder Käufer (6633-C), Bax Energy (6633-I), Innovation Center Lower Saxony (6633-D), Bremeninvest (6633-A). More information at: www.gadorecenter.com