Provider is responsible for ticket collection and valuables on historical Oktoberfest Munich, September 24, 2010 the Oktoberfest in Munich is taking place this year for the 200th time. On this occasion the celebration of 200 years is aligned in the southern part of the Theresienwiese currently Oktoberfest. For the first time on the world’s largest folk festival with this is the HECTAS sicherheitsdienste GmbH, a company of the Vorwerk Group headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany. On behalf of the city of Munich, HECTAS operates all ticket booths on the anniversary Oktoberfest. HECTAS security forces respond professionally to visitors HECTAS is responsible while for the entry of billing, the necessary value transports, as well as the sale of limited edition special mugs multi-arts anniversary celebration, which officially opened on September 17,. Up to 30 security personnel are daily more than originally planned in the usage. Because it has significantly more visitors came to the anniversary Oktoberfest than expected. The Organizers had expected about 10,000 visitors per day, it was actually up about twice as many.
Last Wednesday, a record number of visitors was achieved by more than 30,000 people. After the first week of Oktoberfest, the object manager responsible for HECTAS, Kai Distelkam, draws a positive interim results: Fortunately we are so well positioned, we can easily cope with the onslaught of visitors. Our staff do excellent work at the admission office. That proves our professionalism and flexibility in the guarding of major events.” Distelkam and his team of Oktoberfest supported security services Munich by Ralf Hopperdietzel, branch manager of HECTAS. “He’s already thinking about follow-on orders: we would be pleased if our activity at the year’s anniversary of the Oktoberfest is the prelude for a long term cooperation with the organizers and we can help in the future, to make the Oktoberfest with our services a bit safer.” About HECTAS: HECTAS facility services Stiftung & co. KG with its headquarters in Wuppertal is one of the leading quality providers for infrastructure building in Europe. The company employs 12,000 employees in nine European countries in the segments building-cleaning services, building services and security services.
HECTAS was founded in 1974 as a subsidiary of the Vorwerk group. HECTAS offers its sophisticated, developed individually for each customer solutions, inter alia in the fields of industry, management, food processing, health and care, trade and logistics. HECTAS is a member of the quality network of building services and for all branches according to ISO 9001 and 14001 and certified for all locations of the security services in addition to DIN 77200. Your personal contact: Jens Koenen, head of marketing and business development Tel.: + 49 202 947943-60 fax: + 49 202 947948-60 E-Mail: Ralf Hopperdietzel, Branch Manager HECTAS security services Munich Tel.: + 49 89 78 90-35 fax: + 49 89 78 51-113 email: