SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER NOW for the Petcore Europe Conference 2021

SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER NOW for the Petcore Europe Conference 2021

Don't miss the event of the year for the PET value chain: "Post Covid-19 - Strategy and Trends for the Circular PET Economy"

Petcore Europe is pleased to announce its annual conference in Brussels from 3-4 February 2021 in the Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace. Register here.

Building up on the success of 2020 with more than 300 visitors, Petcore Europe is happy to announce  its 2021 conference over two days in a  spacious venue in the heart of Brussels.

The first day will focus on changing legislation as well as perspectives and strategy for the PET value chain followed by a networking drink and dinner. The second day is dedicated to trends in PET Collection, Sorting, Recycling and Circularity.

Don't miss your opportunity to network and gain an insight into the latest developments of our industry. Guarantee your place now!


Day 1: Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Changing Legislation, Perspectives and Strategy for the PET value chain

  • PET market, Collection & Recycling Rates
  • EU Legislation – where are we headed?
  • Changing supply & demand in uncertain times: viewpoints from the value chain
    • VPET: PET producers' view
    • RPET: PET recyclers' view
    • PET converters' view (Preforms and Trays)

Day 2: Thursday, 4 February 2021

Trends in PET Collection, Sorting, Recycling & Circularity

  • Trends & solutions in PET post-consumer collection
  • Recycling of Opaque and Functional PET and Thermoformed PET containers
  • Eco-design and Recycling
  • PET Monomer Recycling - circular PET
  • Retailers and brand owners point of view
  • and much more

If you are interested in presenting your paper during the conference, please feel free to send us your proposal via

Date & Venue

  • Conference - Day 1: Wednesday, 3 February 2021
  • Networking Event and Dinner: Wednesday, 3 February 2021
  • Conference - Day 2: Thursday, 4 February 2021

Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace: Rue Gineste 3, 1210 Brussels, Belgium

Situated on Place Rogier, Crowne Plaza® Brussels - Le Palace hotel adds elegance to business trips. Built in 1908, the hotel is fully renovated and offers the most contemporary, business-ready amenities. Ideal for corporate travel and events, the  hotel is located near Brussels Airport and the city centre as well as sight seeing hot spots.

Sponsorship & Exhibitors

The Petcore Europe Conference will be sponsored by organisations or individual companies, and we invite you to contact us should you wish to join this growing list.

As sponsor, your company's name and logo will be displayed on all our communications material (including invitations, agendas, press releases and website) as well as promoted during the event.


To view the delegate rates and to register, please click here.


The participants include PET resin manufacturers, packaging designers and manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, label producers, brand owners, EPR schemes, waste management organisations, recyclers, recycling machines manufacturers, representatives from the European institutions and European organisations interested in PET.

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to our conference.


Your Petcore Europe team.



About Petcore Europe

Petcore Europe is the association representing the complete PET value chain in Europe since 1993.

Its mission is to ensure that the entire PET industry is well aligned to enhance its value and sustainable growth, to represent the PET industry before the European institutions and other stakeholders, to ensure that PET is positioned as an outstanding packaging material and recognised as environmentally sound, to support and validate innovative packaging solutions from a recycling perspective, and to work with all interested parties to ensure a continuous increase of PET post-consumer collection and recycling.

PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) is a strong but lightweight form of polyester. It is used to make containers for soft drinks, juices, drinks, water, edible oil, fresh food and dairy as well as household cleaners and other non-food applications. PET bottles and food containers, such as sheets and trays are perfectly recyclable while they help to reduce CO2 emissions and food waste.

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