SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER NOW to the Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER NOW to the Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

Don't miss this essential PET event and guarantee your place now!

Petcore Europe is pleased to announce its annual conference in Brussels from 7 - 8 February 2018.

Building up on the success of the last years, we decided to expand the 2018 conference edition to two days. The first half day is exclusively dedicated to PET Business & Strategy, followed by a Networking Event in the evening. The second day focuses on Trends in Collection, Recycling & Sustainability and features presentations from research, industry and EU decision makers.

This essential PET event brings together experts and leaders from the complete PET value chain in Europe and beyond. So 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, 7 February 2018

  • 11:00 - 13:00: Petcore Europe General Assembly (for members only)
  • 13:30 - 17:00:
    Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - PET Business & Strategy
    • Changing supply & demand: viewpoints from producers, converters and recyclers
  • 17:15 - 19:15: Networking Event (free for all conference participants)

Day 2: Thursday, 8 February 2018

  • 10:00 - 17:30:
    Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - Trends in PET Collection, Recycling & Sustainability
    • 2016 PET collection & recycling rates in Europe
    • European Circular Economy & environmental challenges
    • Trends and solutions in PET post-consumer collection & recycling
    • Opaque & Difficult to Recycle PET packaging
    • PET Thermoforms packaging


If you are interested in presenting your paper during the conference, please feel free to send your proposal to Eva Schneider at



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 sponsorship package, please click here.



Are you interested in promoting your company and products by exhibiting during our conference? Please note that the amount of exhibitor spots is limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

To view the exhibitor package, please click here.



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.


Date & Venue

  • Conference - Day 1: Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 13:30 - 17:00
  • Networking Event: Wednesday, 7 February 2018, from 17:15 - 19:15
  • Conference - Day 2: Thursday, 8 February 2018, 10:00 - 17:30

BLUEPOINT Business Centre, Auguste Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium

The BLUEPOINT Business Centre is located in the north part of the city, with easy access from the airport, by car with underground parking facilities, and by public transports from the train stations. For more details, please see attached the direction plan.


We are looking forward to welcoming you to our conference.

Your Petcore Europe team


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Eva Schneider Communications Officer,
Eva Schneider Communications Officer,
About Petcore Europe

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

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.

Petcore Europe
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