3rd German Pitch Day 2023

“Sustainable, digital and informative – what moves us and how we make progress”

Programme Overview

“Sustainable, digital and informative – what moves us and how we make progress”

Monday, August 28th 2023

Hall 1, 1st floor, room 15

Moderation: Patricia Barth, Messe Düsseldorf

10.00 h

Registration and welcome coffee

10.30 h


Patricia Barth, Messe Düsseldorf

10.40 h

Taster's perspective: What do tenants of recreational vehicles expect from pitches and campsites?

Ralf Holstein, German motorhome rental DRM, General Manager

11.00 h

The climate-neutral motorhome site in practice: pilot projects Camping Resort Bayerwald and motorhome site Ostdüne

Rainer Bauer, Camping Resort Bayerwald, Owner
Ingo Kruse, Wangerland Touristik, Operations Manager

11.15 h

Flat-rate energy billing or consumption-based billing on the pitch?

Thomas Nowack, CAMPING-CAR PARK, Sales Manager Germany

11.30 h

Reserve, manage and market: The digital motorhome parking space

Guido Rasch, mobile emotion GmbH, Managing Director

11.45 h

Impulse lecture: "Microcamping: how rules and nature fit together".

Peter Eich, Federal AssociationMicrocamping, Founder

12.00 h

Questions and discussion

12.10 h

Coffee break

12.30 h

Economic factor campsite and motorhome tourism - multiplier effects for many sectors

Dr. Bernhard Harrer, dwif e.V. German Institute of Economic Research for Tourism at the University of Munich, Board of Directors

12.45 h

Current study results:

Topic 1: Profitability for charging infrastructure on campsites and pitches
Topic 2: Different attitudes of Generation Z to the tourism segments "motorhome" and "cruise" in the field of tension.
Prof. Dr. Peter Greischel, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Tourism

13.00 h

Wine tourism and caravanning: studies on the current situation of motorhome tourism in wine regions

Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Szolnoki (online), Christoph Kiefer and Fabian Noll, Geisenheim University, Institute of Wine and Beverage Management

13.15 h

Questions and discussion, outlook

13.30 h

Conclusion with a snack

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