The 8th ICIS European Surfactants Conference

Remaining competitive, sustainable and innovative within a mature market

18 - 19 September 2019 // Hotel NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace, The Netherlands (Training course: 17 September)

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With an increasing demand for sustainability and countless opportunities for innovation, what lies in store for the European surfactants market?

The ever-growing pressure to go green seeps into every element of the surfactant journey, with uncertain feedstock futures being fuelled by the question mark forming over oleo vs. synethic. As this challenge rises to new heights, it has never been so imperative to tap into end consumer thought processes and choose the best investment for you even when you sit at the very top of the value chain. Discover what new milestones have been achieved and the latest surfactant innovations; what have others done to stay on top of the game?

New regulations and the ambiguous nature of Brexit and the global economy leave the market in an arena where the rules are hard to read. So how can European organisations remain competitive and stable even while everything around them lacks clarity?
Strive to be innovative! Join us once again for the Innovation Seminar taking place on the afternoon of the 19 September after the main conference for exciting discussions surrounding the latest advances and developments in surfactants. Hear takes on the market from challenger companies who are causing disruption from every angle in our dedicated start-up panel discussion as well as the latest in technology progressions and much more.
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We are currently gathering together some of the most highly respected professionals in the industry to discuss their role in today’s climate. 

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Conference Agenda

18-19 September 2019

Remaining competitive, sustainable and innovative within a mature market

A fresh and exciting agenda of hot topics developed through extensive research with the industry: 2019 looks set for plenty of valuable discussions covering the most pressing issues facing professionals working in the surfactants market.

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Post-Conference Innovation Seminar Agenda

19 September 2019

Facing an established market with creative and innovative outlooks

Don’t miss out on the chance to see the latest advancements industry-leaders are currently making headway in. Thanks to the huge success of 2018, we would love you to join us for an afternoon of innovation.

Seminar Agenda

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The European Surfactants Conference and Seminar provide the perfect platform to showcase your company’s products and services to a wide variety of industry stakeholders. Take this opportunity to raise brand awareness and foster existing relationships whilst developing new commercial connections through bespoke promotional packages.

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Surfactants Training Course

17 September 2019

Surfactants Business Essentials

Surfactants Business Essentials is a one-day training course offering a non-technical view of the surfactants industry. The course will provide you with a sound understanding of value chains, costs and prices. Where do the opportunities and challenges lie?

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