Everything you need to know
6/7 November 2012
Maritim proArte Hotel
European Bioplastics, the association representing the bioplastics industry along the complete value
chain in Europe, is delighted to host the 7th European Bioplastics conference 2012 – the leading inter-
national business forum for the bioplastics industry in Europe.
over 420 experts from around the globe came together at the 2011 conference and impressively show-
cased the conference’s tremendous effectiveness in networking and information exchange.
the event will take place on 6/7 november 2012 at the Maritim proarte hotel in Berlin.
froM nichE to MainstrEaM
More investments, more (commodity) products, and an increasing interest for the industry: the
steadily growing market visibility puts bioplastics onto the agenda of brand owners, consumers and
the European Bioplastics conference is the leading
international industry event in Europe offering a unique
information platform for industry trends, as well as in-
novations in material and application development.
+ participants can expect a newly diversified conference
format as well as an improved mix of expert presenta-
tions meeting individual needs and interests.
+ Excellent networking opportunities and a comprehen-
sive product exhibition: building on last year’s success
of the record exhibition, the 7th conference is set to
More information is available at offer even more exhibition space, exclusiveness and
nEtWorKinG With lEaDinG EXpErts of thE
the conference is the ideal platform to build new business relationship and to reach industry decision makers along the entire value chain
of bioplastics. conference participants in 2011 included:
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Bioplastics Manufacturers & Auxiliaries (Additives)
Research, Consulting, Framework and others
(Industrial) End Users
Plastic Products Distribution
RRM/Intermediates RRM Conversion
Waste + Recycling
Building on last year’s tremendous success, the conference will again take place at the
MaritiM proarte hotel in Berlin, Germany.
the art and design hotel is located at the friedrichstrasse in the middle of Berlin between
the Brandenburger Gate and the famous Gendarmenmarkt. the hotel’s modern architecture,
harmonious design and expressive art create a unique environment.
thE MaritiM proartE hotEl BErlin
phone: + 49 (0)30 2 03 35
fax: + 49 (0)30 20 33 40 90
reservation: + 49 (0)30 20 33 44 10
to make your participation at our conference more comfortable, we recommend you to
arrange your hotel accommodation in Berlin directly at the conference venue.
the MaritiM proarte hotel offers reduced rates for conference participants only until
10 september 2012:
price in single room: 139 Eur (excluding breakfast)
price in double room: 154 Eur (excluding breakfast)
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eaRly BiRd confErEncE fEE RegulaR CoNfeReNCe fEE MeMBeRs fEE
895 EUR* 995 EUR* 795 EUR*
register before 15th June 2012
*Excluding German VAT (19%)
thE DElEGatE pacKaGE incluDEs
+ access for one delegate to all conference sessions & product exhibition
+ participation in all networking activities
+ lunch and refreshment breaks on both days
+ cocktail reception & Gala Dinner
+ conference material including presentations and conference proceedings
+ the networking events offer delegates and speakers the opportunity to mix business with pleasure.
+ informal get-together in the hotel bar on 5 november 2012
+ cocktail reception after the first conference day on 6 november: all delegates are invited to attend and network with the speakers
and fellow delegates. the welcome cocktail reception will run approximately from 6pm – 7.30pm and is included in the delegate fee.
+ conference Gala Dinner: all delegates are warmly invited to attend the dinner on 6 november. the participation is included in the
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to register as participant, or to book your exhibition package, please go to
click on “registration”, choose a delegate package and enter your contact
details following the step-by-step instruction.
*Terms & Conditions: Refunds, less a cancellation charge of will only be made on cancellations received prior to 8 October 2012. Thereafter we regret that no refunds can be made. Delegates may be
substituted at any time if notified in writing.
*Payment terms: Payment can be made by credit card or 14 days from date of invoice. Details available at registration website and upon request. All registrations are made in accordance with European
Bioplastics’ terms of business.
confErEncE taBlE top EXhiBition
Every year, an increasing number of companies present their products and innovations to the global players of the bioplastics sector dur-
ing the European Bioplastics conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to introduce your company at the product exhibition.
WhY BEcoME an EXhiBitor?
the conference is the ideal platform for your company to demonstrate your products and services, increase brand awareness, build new
business relationship, and gain instant market feedback.
Becoming an exhibitor of the 7th European Bioplastics conference gives you the opportunity to reach industry decision makers along the
entire value chain of bioplastics, including: manufacturers, plastic converters, green chemistry, products, (industrial) end users, brand
owners, research & consulting, as well as machinery & engineering.
EXhiBition stanD DEtails
Exhibition spaces are sold according to the following pricing structure.
ClassiC TaBle-ToP PReMiuM eXHiBiTioN sPaCe
2m (w) × 3m (d) | table 1,8m (w) & 2 chairs 3,5m (w) × 3,5m (d) | individual stand equipment & banners
For non-members 1,500 EUR For non-members 1,800 EUR
For association members 1,000 EUR For association members 1,300 EUR
aDDitional BEnEfits for EXhiBitors
+ increasing your company’s overall event visibility
+ listing as exhibitor on conference website including exhibitor company logo, link to exhibitor website, and 150 word company profile
+ Exhibitor company logo placement on all European Bioplastics conference programmes, reference & marketing material distributed
+ Exhibitor logo & contact details placement in the conference handbook distributed to all delegates
+ company logo placement in the conference proceedings cD/Memory stick including 200 word company profile
as the exhibition spaces are limited, please contact us as soon as possible.
larah Quirin (+49 30 28482-350 or email@example.com)
take this opportunity to promote your products and services, build new business relationship and secure your position as a leader in the
industry in a cost-effective way. Becoming a sponsor of the 7th European Bioplastics conference gives you the opportunity to reach indus-
try decision makers along the entire value chain of bioplastics.
gold sPoNsoR silveR sPoNsoR
6,000 EUR 4,500 EUR
an unparalleled marketing platform to maximise your company’s an ideal opportunity to generate overall event visibility for your
visibility in the industry with exclusive exposure opportunities company at high level
+ table-top exhibition: complimentary exhibition space in priority + table-top exhibition: complimentary exhibition space in priority
+ 1 conference access pass + logo placement on all European Bioplastics conference pro-
+ logo placement on all European Bioplastics conference pro- grammes, reference & marketing material
grammes, reference & marketing material + logo placement, 100 word company profile and company website
+ logo placement, 200 word company profile and company web- link on conference website*
site link on conference website* + full page colour advertisement and in the conference handbook
+ full page colour advertisement and 1 page word company profile distributed to all delegates*
in the conference handbook distributed to all delegates* + company logo on on-site conference branding material & roll-ups
+ company logo on on-site conference branding material & roll-ups + highlight opening: announcement of the sponsors during the
+ highlight opening: announcement of the sponsors during the chairman’s welcoming words
chairman’s welcoming words + company logo placement in the conference proceedings cD/
+ company logo placement in the conference proceedings cD/ memory stick
memory stick including 200 word company profile
aDVErtisEMEnts in confErEncE hanDBooK
4c half paGE aDVErtisEMEnt 4c full paGE aDVErtisEMEnt
500 Euro* 1,000 Euro*
EXclusiVE sponsorship for…
Don’t miss the opportunity to promote your company among industry decision-makers:
confErEncE gala diNNeR confErEncE CoCKTail ReCePTioN
10,000 EUR 3,500 EUR
+ table-top exhibition: complimentary exhibition space in prime + sponsor company roll-up in the cocktail reception area
location plus 2 conference access passes + logo placement and acknowledgement as sponsor of the cocktail
+ sponsor company roll-ups in dinner area reception in conference programme, reference & marketing
+ opportunity to give welcoming speech at gala dinner material
+ logo placement and acknowledgement as sponsor in conference + opportunity to give a welcoming speech at the cocktail reception
programme, reference & marketing material + logo placement, 100 word company profile and company website
+ logo placement, 200 word company profile and company web- link on conference website*
site link on conference website* + company logo placement in the conference proceedings cD/
+ full page colour advertisement and 1 page word company profile memory stick including 200 word company profile
in the conference handbook distributed to all delegates*
+ company logo on on-site conference branding material & roll-ups
+ highlight opening: announcement of the sponsors during the
chairman’s welcoming words
+ company logo placement in the conference proceedings cD/
memory stick including 200 word company profile
confErEncE hanDBooK DElEGatE BaGs DElEGatE notEpaDs DElEGatE folDEr
3,500 Euro 2,500 Euro 1,500 Euro 1,000 Euro
+ company logo* placement + company logo* placement on + company logo* placement on conference notepads + company logo* placement
and exclusive advertisement conference bags distributed distributed to all delegates** on conference folder cover
placement on cover of confer- to all delegates** distributed to all delegates**
ence handbook distributed to
DElEGatE pEns DElEGatE lanYarDs confErEncE procEEDinGs cD/MEMorY sticK DElEGatE GiVEaWaY
1,000 Euro 1,000 Euro 1,000 Euro 1,000 Euro
+ company logo on confer- + company logo* placement on + company logo* placement on conference proceed- + sponsoring of giveaways
ence pens distributed to all conference lanyards distribut- ings cD/memory stick distributed to interested distributed to all delegates***
delegates*** ed to all delegates buyers and delegates**
We can also offer sponsorship opportunities meeting individual requirements and budget.
please contact us, and we can customize your ideas:
larah Quirin (+49 (0)30 28 48 23 50 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
* The sponsoring company is responsible for supplying the artwork according to our material specification and print deadlines. European Bioplastics will print the respective conference material.
** The sponsorship excludes the respective material cost (e.g. giveaways, bags, CD/Memory Sticks).
*** The sponsoring company is responsible for creating, producing and delivering a minimum of 400 giveaways no later than two weeks prior to the conference to the European Bioplastics office.
confErEncE participants 2011
Bioplastics Manufacturers & Auxiliaries (Additives): a. schulman Gmbh, ajinomoto co., inc., akzonobel functional chemicals, alpla Werke
alwin lehner Gmbh & co KG, api spa, arKEMa, avantium, Basf, Bayer Materialscience aG, Bayer technology services Gmbh,
Beaulieu technical textiles nv, Bioamber, Biomater, Biome Bioplastics ltd, Biop Biopolymer technologies aG, BiotEc Gmbh & co. KG,
Braskem s.a., china new Materials co. ltd., DsM, Dupont de nemours international s.a., Evonik, fi-plast s.r.l., fKur Kunststoff Gmbh,
futuraMat, innovia films ltd, itW plastic prodcution Europe, Kafrit industries (1993), Kaneka, Kingfa sci & tech co.,ltd, limagrain
céréales ingrédients, Mirel Bioplastics by telles, Mitsubishi chemical Europe Gmbh, nampak plastics Europe limited, natur-tec,
natureWorks llc, ningbo tianan Biologic Material co.,ltd, novamont s.p.a., phB industrial s/a, plaxica ltd, polyone international,
praxair Euroholding, proganic Gmbh & co. KG, rhein chemie rheinau Gmbh, rKW sE, rodenburg Biopolymers b.v., saBic Europe,
savita containers pvt. ltd., sidaplax v.o.f., sojitz Europe plc, sukano aG, sumika polymer compunds, swissGEl aG, tecnaro Gmbh,
toray industries inc, toyobo co.,ltd., Zhejiang hangzhou Xinfu pharm. co. ltd.
Chemical Industry: British polythene industries bpi recycled products, British polythene industries plc, currenta Gmbh & co. ohG,
Gumlink a/s, honam petrochemical corp., Kao chemicals Gmbh, lanxess Deutschland Gmbh, Mitsui & co. (u.s.a.), inc., naturefuels
srl, orion Engineered carbons Gmbh, polimeri Europa s.p.a, prisma polymer aG, ptt Global chemical public company ltd., repsol sa,
samsung fine chemicals, scG performance chemicals, showa Denko Europe Gmbh, süd chemie aG, sulzer chemtech aG, the Dow
chemical company, total
(Industrial) End Users: asB Grünland helmut aurenz Gmbh, coca-cola, cofresco frischhalteprodukte Gmbh & co.KG, Danone Gmbh, Dart
container corp of Mi llc, Dr. Babor Gmbh & co. KG, ferrero s.p.a., hipp Werk Georg hipp ohG, illycaffè spa, lEGo system a/s, luiGi
laVaZZa s.p.a., procter & Gamble services Gmbh, puMa sE, sara lee, sca, soremartec (ferrero group), stora Enso oyj, tesa sE, the
lorenz Bahlsen snack-World, tupperware nv, Volvo Group
Machinery / Engineering / Equipment: automatik plastics Machinery Gmbh, BKG Bruckmann & Kreyenborg, Engineering recycling Maschinen
und anlagen Ges., Maag pump systems Gmbh, Mann hummel service, nGr next Generation recyclingmaschinen, snc-lavalin sa/nv,
uhde inventa-fischer Gmbh, upM Gmbh
Plastic Converters: a & o filmpac limited, amcor flexibles, andolfi & c flexible packaging, Berendsohn aG, Biobag international,
Biopackpro ltd., Biosphere, clondalkin Group BV, Dalli Werke Gmbh & co.KG, Di Mauro officine Grafiche s.p.a., Eco World c.a., Elopak,
fabbrica pinze schio srl, faurecia, fibertex personal care a/s, Goglio cofibox spa, huhtamaki forchheim, Jolybar, Knauf insulation sas,
Modern E-technologies, Moonen packaging, permapack aG, risu pack corporation, sealed air srl, siG international services Gmbh, solo
cup Europe, sphere, synbra technology BV, taghleef industries spa, Van der Windt Verpakking BV, Victor Group, Güthoff + partner
Gmbh, Wentus Kunststoff Gmbh
Plastic Products Distribution: avery Dennison, Bada aG, natureplast, pacovis aG, pezy product innovation, pro-tech handels Gmbh, sappi
Europe s.a., terrain, topBonus Gmbh
Politics: austrian Energy agency, BMElV, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und technologie (BMWi), club Bio-plastiques,
EuropaBio, EuropEn, fachagentur nachwachsende rohstoffe e.V. (fnr), Greenpeace e.V., homo ecos:, industrievereinigung
Kunststoffverpackungen e.V. (iK), Japan Bioplastics association, Ministerium für Wirtschaft rheinland-pfalz (MWKEl), nnfcc,
organisation for Economic co-operation and Development (oEcD), state of iowa, tekes, World Wide fund for nature (WWf)
Research, Consulting, Framework & others: andererconsulting, Biopolymer World, c.a.r.M.E.n. e.V., chalmers, chemiepark Knapsack, clever
consult, cnc aG, Din cErtco Gesellschaft für Konformitätsbewertung mbh, fraunhofer institut umwelt-, sicherheits-, Energietechnik,
fraunhofer iVV, fraunhofer iZM, fraunhofer Zentrum cBp, frost & sullivan, hochschule der Medien, hochschule der Medien stuttgart,
institut für Biokunststoffe und Bioverbundwerkstoffe, institut für Kunststofftechnik (iKt), Materia nova, Messe Düsseldorf Gmbh,
Michigan state university, narocon, organic Waste systems (oWs) nv, pa Europe consulting, sKZ – tecona, sustech consult, ul
international ttc Gmbh, universität für Bodenkultur Wien, university of Ghent, Vinçotte international sa, Vtt technical research centre
of finland, Wageningen ur food & Biobased products, nova-institut Gmbh
RRM / Intermediates RRM Conversion: agrana stärke Gmbh, purac, roquette frères, syral
Waste and Recycling: Duales system Deutschland (DsD) - Der Grüne punkt, Eco-Emballages, interseroh Dienstleistungs Gmbh, reclay
Bioplastics aWarD 2012
bioplastics MaGaZinE presents the 7th annual Global award for Developers, Manufacturers and
users of Biobased plastics
the annual Bioplastics award was established in 2006 by the English trade publication European plas-
tics news. it recognises the special role played by a brand owner or single individual and acknowledges
the contribution made by companies, products or services to the further development of bioplastics by
way of specific innovation or imaginative marketing concepts.
last YEars’ WinnErs:
2011: Danone Gmbh - for exceptional commitment to the use of bioplastics in the
packaging of their leading brand products
2010: Econcore nV - for their innovative pla honeycomb structure
For more information, and possible nominations for the 7th Bioplastics Award 2012,
please contact Michael Thielen at: email@example.com
are you looking for more information? for any questions or queries,
please do not hesitate to contact us:
phone: +49 (0)30 28 48 23 58
larah Quirin will be happy to assist you.
European Bioplastics e.V.