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International Elevator and Escalator Symposium (IEES) is organized by Liftinstituut Solutions B.V. and Elevator World Inc. Organizers of the symposium are fully independent, well-known companies that have many years of experience in the lift market.

Inaugural EES opened its doors in historical and modern city, mixture of east and west cultures in Istanbul, Turkey on 15th November 2018. There were 20 different presentations from 14 different countries during 2 days and audiences were from vertical transportation market but also architects, developers, representatives of construction companies were audieences of IEES - 2018

IEES - 2019 will take place at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel on 3rd and 4th December 2019. We invite the proffessionals from elevator and escalator industry, architects, developers and owners to our excellent programme covering ' Safety of elevators and escalators during their life cycle: maintenance and inspections' of vertical transportation; presentations will be offered by international experts, ensuring an exciting professional atmosphere. Furthermore, IEES - 2019 also offers a stimulating opportunity for trade exhibitors to show their most recent and advanced equipments, technologies and innovations.

About EESF

The International Elevator and Escalator Symposium is proud to donate a portion of the proceeds of this event to the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF), the leading resource for educational programs that teach children and adults how to properly ride elevators, escalators and moving walks. EESF is a nonprofit organization founded in 1989 in the United States by the National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII®), the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC), NAESA International and Elevator World, Inc., the leading international industry trade publication. EESF’s main programs include Safe-T-Riders, which is for children in second grade and includes activities that can be downloaded from the program’s own website, Rise Up, Safe Rider is for college and university students, and A Safe Ride is for older adults. For more information on this organization and its programs, please visit

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