General Information CharIN Testival & Conference NORTH AMERICA 2024

Here you can find the answers to the most common questions about the CharIN Testival & Conference NORTH AMERICA.

Testival Briefing Session

The Testival Briefing Session will be held on 05/29/2024 at 5 pm CEST. This is an opportunity to understand the testing procedure in-depth and ask any outstanding questions. All testers are required to attend this session. The session will be recorded.


Lincoln Electric North America

22800 St Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44117
United States


Shipping Address

Ray Pluta
Lincoln Electric – Testival D Dock
1151 E 222nd St
Euclid, OH 44117

Recipient / Warehouse employee on call:
Ray Pluta
tel. +1 216-383-5411

Nick Richey
tel. +1 216-383-2324

Event: CharIN Testival NORTH AMERICA
Sender: Company XYZ (please fill out)

Delivery Date(s)

The earliest delivery date is 05/27/2024

The latest delivery date is 06/07/2024

Return Transport

The latest pickup date for your freight is 07/21/2024 (later pickup will incur a storage fee in an amount to be determined).

The freight must be packed for shipment by your shipping company and/or your company.

Set up and Storage

The set-up day will be on 06/11/2024 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Please note that CharIN/Lincoln Electric cannot deal with the practical paperwork to import and local transport of the goods to their consignment area.

All paperwork, local shipment and local fees for importing and if needed, re -exporting the materials should be handled by your shipping company and/or your company.

If you would like to re-export materials, please make sure to ask for a temporary import so it can easily be sent back.


There are room blocks set up in hotels in downtown Cleveland.

Check the event page to access the discounted rates.

Safety Instructions & User Agreement

CharIN needs the forms "Safety Instructions" & “User Agreement” signed and returned by 05/22/2024 (to be filled in by one company representative only).

Photography Rules & Corporate Behavior Policy

CharIN needs the forms "Photography Rules" & “Corporate Behavior Policy” signed at the moment of registration on site (to be filled in by all company representatives).

Video Footage and Interviews

We kindly ask all testers to complete and sign the attached user agreement by 11/15/2023 (to be filled in by one company representative only).


If you agree to this in the user agreement, the tests in progress will be filmed on 11/28 and 11/29.

Equipment of the Test Stations

Technical questions for the testing procedure will be discussed on our “Testival Briefing Session” call.

Please send your technical requirements upfront.

Evening Events

In the evenings of 06/11/2024 and 06/12/2024 there will be evening events hosted by Lincoln Electric and CharIN respectively.

All testers and attendees are warmly invited. For more details visit the event page.

Please note that the schedule may be subject to change. The online version will be updated.

Event Contacts

Iohanna Vater

Head of Events & Communication

Margarita Levitova

Junior Event Manager