Applying for membership

 Here are the 4 main reasons to apply for membership of our Association:

  • Information about legislation and technical regulations such as DIN, CEN, ISO, as well as current work on standards
  • Joint stands for members at international exhibitions
  • Generous members’ discounts for any event organised by the VFA Academy
  • Regular contact with around 160 members as well as the specialist press, for example at the members’ meeting


 Our Association offers further benefits:
  • Active involvement in standardisation work as a “VFA delegate”
  • Collaboration with national, European, and international institutions and organisations such as ELA, VDMA, VDI, and VmA
  • Free advice/consulting for members about intellectual property, energy management in your own company, legal matters, funding, innovation grants/subsidies, and generational change
  • We sponsor and offer expert support to interlift, the world’s biggest lift exhibition in Augsburg, including the VFA Forum
  • The infoline newsletter with up-to-date information about the sector; it can also be accessed via the archive on the VFA website
  • Company searches in the interactive register of members on the VFA website, with detailed member profiles
  • Free publication of job vacancies on the VFA website
  • Database of members’ products and services on the VFA website


Find out more about the excellent cost-benefit ratio of VFA-Interlift e.V. membership. We’d be delighted to come and see you so that we can also explain the benefits to you in person.

 




Membership fees for VFA members


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Annual fee (1-10 employees): €625

Annual fee (11-100 employees): €1,250

Annual fee (100+ employees): €2,500




VAT at the current rate is applicable in each case. The fee is due in the 1st quarter of the current year, once the invoice has been sent out. We charge a one-off registration fee of €250

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Free advice/consulting for VFA members


Beratungspartner ReesePhone-based legal information

The VFA consultant for legal matters is Ulf Reese, a lawyer in the Hamburg-based Lüke Reese firm of solicitors. Ulf Reese specialises in construction and architects’ law, and offers free phone advice to any VFA member in cases of emergency. This can include a one-off exchange of current documents (up to approx. 5 pages) via mail/email and a return phone call that offers an expert opinion.

Lüke Reese Solicitors, specialising in Commercial and Civil Law
Telefon +49 (0) 40 23858370 Internet www.lueke-reese.de, E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Beratungsangebot GlöcknerIntellectual property law

Martin Glöckner is a solicitor who specialises in intellectual property law, and he offers VFA members a free initial advice session relating to intellectual property matters. This can also take place at the member’s premises.

RA Glöckner, Glöckner Keller Solicitors, Telefon +49 (0) 911 2550990, E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Beratungsangebot BernlöhrGenerational change – corporate succession

Anne Bernlöhr M.A. advises VFA members about generational change in companies via a free (phone-based) initial session. She has specialised for many years in the particular circumstances associated with family businesses. Handing over a company can take 5-10 years, so initiating this complex process at an early stage is crucial for success. The focus is on both generations and how change can be implemented in practice.

BERNLÖHR Organisationsberatung Familienunternehmen
Internet www.bernloehr.com, E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Telefon +49 (0) 641-35956 Mobil 0171-4710511


Beratungsangebot Berghoff 140Funding advice in relation to innovation grants/subsidies

Members can access a free initial advice session (on the phone or in person in Lübeck) if they want information about possible innovation grants/subsidies from the EU as well as national government and regional states. Your contact person is Hans-Wilhelm Berghoff.

Internet www.zim-beratung.info , E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Beratungspartner Knopf
Energy management in your own company

Enersave Gebäude- und Energiemanagement GmbH provides insights about the need to use energy efficiently and buy it at competitive rates in the liberalised energy market. It produces energy audits that comply with DIN 16247-1 as well as certifications according to DIN EN 50001. VFA-Interlift e.V. members receive a free, personalised information session as well as a 10% discount on Enersave services (commercial and technical energy management).

Enersave GmbH
Internet www.enersave.org, E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Stephan KretzschmarManagement consulting with the following emphases:

  • Establishment and optimisation of sales organisations
  • Analysis and optimisation of internal processes, particularly sales, marketing, cash flow, product & customer satisfaction management
  • The strategic and operational promotion of marketing


LIFT EXPERT / CONSULTING
Internet www.lift-expert.de, E-Mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


What does VFA-Interlift e.V. stand for?

VFA-Interlift represents the interests
of small and medium-sized lift
and component manufacturers.

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Contact information

VFA-Interlift e.V.
Süderstrasse 282
D-20537 Hamburg
Phone +49 40 727301-50
Fax       +49 40 727301-60
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