10th ICIS World Surfactants Conference

Kickstarting industry progress in the face of changing regulations, shifting consumer trends and global economic developments

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED: 16 - 18 September 2020 // Hyatt Regency Jersey City // NJ, USA (Training course: 15 September)

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New for 2020

  • Round Table Discussions on the most controversial topics and challenging issues facing the industry, creating an informal networking opportunity alongside some zealous debate.
  • Breakfast Briefing giving attendees the chance to look at their role in the surfactants industry through leadership, management and personal development themes.
  • Innovation and Sustainability Seminar showcasing innovation with a specific focus on sustainability – a core challenge facing the industry.
  • Tech Showcase enabling delegates to meet the game changers pioneering the very latest technology.
  • Surfactants Awards Ceremony is now built into the main conference agenda giving you an opportunity to personally witness and celebrate the successful projects of your industry peers.
  • Networking Dinner - Upgrade your ticket to join us for an informal dinner in a local restaurant to make new contacts and explore the city in a relaxed environment.
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Reasons to attend

  • Leading event for the industry within the surfactants market, commercial and strategic in focus, but not specific to one region
  • Hear the latest perspectives on global market dynamics as well as particular insight into the North American market
  • Get a better understanding of challenges faced by the entire value chain with even more perspectives from end users
  • Extended networking time with additional sessions designed to promote exchange of views
  • New event features creating additional opportunities for debate, networking and learning

View the 2019 event gallery

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Who should attend?

ICIS Surfactants Conference have welcomed over 1300 attendees representing 350+ companies from 36 countries.

Delegates attend from a wide range of sectors including:

  • Feedstock suppliers
  • Oleochemical companies
  • Surfactant manufacturers
  • Buyers of surfactants
  • End-users
  • Traders and distributors
  • Ingredient suppliers
  • Technology providers
  • Academics
  • Consultants
  • Retailers
  • Investors and stakeholders


Who attended in 2019?