The 24th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

17 -21 February 2020 // Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, UK

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Each year, the same week in February is firmly etched into the base oils and finished lubricants markets' calendars. A week that provides the industry with their most important global platform to conduct their internal and external business meetings, as well as gather critical information on the market trends and trade dynamics that will help shape their commercial strategies for the year ahead.
2020 will play host to the 24th edition of this leading event, but with a host of new features for you to benefit from, this time across 3 conference days. With high-level content and unparalleled networking that nearly 700 attendees have become accustomed to year-on-year, the ICIS flagship meeting will take place 17-21 February 2020, once again at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London, offering a full 5 days of in-depth information. This includes:
  • Two base oils training courses on 17 & 18 February 2020
  • Three-day market-led conference on 19, 20 & 21 February 2020
  • Gala reception on the evening of Day Two
  • Technical Open Forum, looking further into new specifications and approvals landscape
  • Commercial Open Forum, providing attendees with insights to shape business strategies into the next decade
  • Lunch & Learn session on the lesser discussed Groups IV and V
  • Base Oils Bite-size programme, consisting of short presentations that will take place within the Exhibition Floor
  • ‘Food for thought’ lunch debate on whether EVs will be the way forward and dominate or not
  • Rising Stars Reception recognising and celebrating the very best young talent working in the base oils and finished lubricants industries
  • An afternoon reception celebrating and recognising women in base oils and lubricants
  • Commercial showcase enabling sponsors to promote their product or process to the audience live from the Exhibition Hall
  • Breakfast briefings, on Day Two for senior executives and on Day Three focused on marketing
  • Keynote interviews from thought leaders in base oils, finished lubricants and additives
  • Keynote presentation from within the world of motoring
  • Dynamic panels on topics including electrification, Group I, and addressing risk within base oils
  • Expert presentations tackling topics such as the value of marketing ‘+’ base oils and compliance and implementation of IMO 2020

And much more...

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Download the 2019 Post Event Report to see who was there and what topics were covered:
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Watch the 2019 Conference Video
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Early Bird Rate Available Now!

Take advantage of our early bird rate and save £200 off the standard booking fee, make you secure your place on or before the 6 December.

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We are currently working on gathering some key speakers for our 24th edition. If you are interested in speaking at this event, please get in touch with us by clicking the link below.

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We are working on the agenda and soon be announcing the focus for 2020 and key topics.

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Base Oils Training Course Series 

Two training courses will run alongside the conference, a day of introductory base oil training as well as a second course on product qualities and global profitability. If you would like to receive updates on the training agenda, please fill in the form below. 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities including thought leadership, networking; at private lunches, dinners and in the exhibition area - as well as high profile branding opportunities. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please request a call back.

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