Posted on 28/09/2016 in category Convention

BIR World Recycling Convention

Amsterdam, (23) 24 - 25 October 2016 

Its only four weeks away!

In less than 4 weeks, the Bureau of International Recycling BIR, the world federation of recycling industries, is holding its next World Recycling Convention in Amsterdam. Over 600 participants from 44 countries have already registered. The convention will feature the latest international industry-relevant updates from leading recycling companies in 10 plenary sessions, as well as an international recycling exhibition with machine & equipment manufacturers and service providers from across the globe.

Still not registered?

Register online today to join the decision makers of the most important international recycling companies worldwide.

Some of the Convention Highlights include:

Non-Ferrous Metals Division: Focus on global copper and aluminum market
•  Christian Schirmeister, Senior Client Liaison Officer at Amalgamated Metal Trading (UK), and Chairman of the LME Copper Committee
•  Holger Ellmann, founding partner of Argentum Metal Management (DEU)
•  Mark Lewon, President of Utah Metal Works (USA), and National Chair of ISRI

Ferrous Division:
•  Curtis Zhu, Principal Analyst, Steel and Iron Ore Markets at Wood McKenzie (UK)
•  Update on world steel scrap statistics presented by Rolf Willeke, BIR Statistics Advisor

Plastics Committee:
•  Arie de Jong, Chief Executive Officer, ARN (NED)
•  Herman van Roost, Business Development Manager Recycling, TOTAL (NED)

Paper Division:
Papyrus Prize to be awarded to Heiman Bollegraaf (NED)

Who will you meet at BIR Convention 2016?

BIR is bringing together the most important international recycling companies to boost your business! Check out the list of companies already registered.

What's in the programme?

Attendees will benefit from the latest updates on the international recycling markets and the short to middle term outlook provided by expert guest speakers and senior business people on the divisional and committee boards. See the schedule of meetings and stay tuned for the confirmed speakers list to be released in the coming days.

Become a sponsor or book an exhibition stand

Get involved in the industrys leading event and reach a wide audience of existing stakeholders and market newcomers.
Find out more about the available stands and sponsorship packages on our website or contact to discuss the opportunities.

Attend our next global recycling event and maximise your international business outreach!

Did you know?

BIR takes its members across the globe to many different countries and continents, opening up markets and business opportunities for your benefit. To do so, BIR needs your support: BIR convention fees are used to cover the organisational costs and offer attendees ideal framework conditions for successful meetings. Any surplus is re-invested in BIRs policy, lobbying and research work to enhance its membership service.

By attending BIR conventions, you are supporting the future of the international recycling industry.