Sixt SE

10/11/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/11/2018 04:52

Regine Sixt hosts Sixt World Congress in Marrakesh

Regine Sixt hosts Sixt World Congress in Marrakesh

  • Delegation of around 1,200 Sixt managers from around the world collaborating on the mobility of the future
  • Benefit concert at the Théâtre Royal in Marrakesh for the Regine Sixt Children's Foundation 'Drying Little Tears'

Marrakesh, Morocco, October 11, 2018 - Together for the future of mobility: Regine Sixt presents this year's Sixt World Congress under the motto 'Unity is Power' with the special backdrop of Marrakesh. CEO Erich Sixt and the entire Executive Board of Sixt SE, including Alexander and Konstantin Sixt, are welcoming around 1,200 delegates from the international mobility service provider to the event, who will pool their strengths and experience in the coming days to develop new forms of mobility. Managers from 125 Sixt countries around the world as well as high-ranking representatives from partners in the automotive, travel and tourism industries are coming together. The Sixt World Congress is the company's largest event, taking place for the 22nd time.

Sixt has the pedal to the floor all around the world. The company is using the Sixt World Congress to set the course for its strategic orientation in the coming years and to discuss important innovations for the mobility industry. The agenda is full of items such as developing new products and services that focus on customer benefits and continuing the company's international expansion, particularly in Europe and the US. After several consecutive record-breaking years, 2018 is on course yet again to be the best year in Sixt's company history.

Benefit concert for children in need

The World Congress's headline event will be a benefit concert for the Regine Sixt Children's Foundation 'Drying Little Tears' at the Théâtre Royal in Marrakesh this Friday, October 12, 2018. The foundation will present an exclusive program of classical works from Charles Gounod and Georges Bizet. Performances will include renowned artists and ensembles such as the soprano Cécile Lo Bianco, the Orchestre Philharmonique Du Maroc, the Chœur Philharmonique du Maroc and 'Stella Spectacles - Le Ballet de Stella de Maroc.'

Proceeds from the event will go in full to Regine Sixt Children's Foundation's aid projects for children in need around the world. Recent projects include the renovation of a school for Syrian and Pakistani children in a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, the support of a kindergarten and a children's home in Mandeni, South Africa, and emergency aid for victims of Hurricane Maria in Dominica and the earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico. The Regine Sixt Children's Foundation is Sixt's official corporate social responsibility program.

Regine Sixt: 'Unity is Power - this is exemplified by Sixt's global family coming together in Morocco. Each Sixt country pursues the goal of offering its customers the best services and products for their travels. But together, our employees from every country combine their knowledge and experience to form a strong network that continuously develops the next generation of mobility. I am delighted to visit Marrakesh this year, where the East meets the West and creates a unique atmosphere for our World Congress.'

About Sixt:

Sixt SE has its registered headquarters in Pullach near Munich and is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services for business and corporate customers as well as private travelers. With representations in over 100 countries worldwide, Sixt is continually expanding its presence. The Company's strengths lie in the high proportion of premium cars in the vehicle fleet, its employees' consistent service orientation and a good price-performance ratio. Taken together these strengths have given the Company an excellent market position. Sixt was founded in 1912 and maintains alliances with renowned brands in the hotel industry, well-known airlines and numerous prominent service providers in the tourism sector. The Sixt Group generated revenues of EUR 2.6 billion in 2017.

About the Regine Sixt Children's Foundation 'Drying Little Tears':

The Regine Sixt Children's Foundation 'Drying Little Tears' carries out aid projects for children worldwide and cooperates with many other aid organizations, particularly the Order of Malta. The foundation is active in the fields of healthcare, relief and education. The foundation supports institutions for all-day children care as well as educational and vocational institutions. Its healthcare commitment involves supporting and expanding medical facilities, such as its collaboration with the Hadassah Medical Center in Israel. Donations it receives go to its charity work on a project-by-project basis.

Further information

Sixt SE
Frank Elsner / Imke Pieper
Sixt Central Press Office
Phone: +89 - 99 24 96 30
Fax: +89 - 99 24 96 32
Email: [email protected]