11th ICIS World Phenol-Acetone Conference

Prepare for the tipping point in a volatile market to secure a strong 2020

November 2020 // Virtual Event

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After careful consideration, and due to the current ongoing situation regarding Coronavirus, this year’s 11th World Phenol-Acetone Conference has now been postponed. The health and safety of our participants is our top priority, which is why we have taken this decision.The new dates for the conference is currently TBC.
If you are confirmed to attend this year’s conference, our registrations team will be in touch regarding next steps.
We appreciate your understanding, and sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this postponement will cause. If you do have any questions regarding the event, please contact our registration team directly at events.registration@icis.com or call +44 (0)20 8652 3819.
If you are interested in attending the event in November, please email events.registration@icis.com directly and we will let you know when we are able to take bookings for our new date. We are also working to build a virtual program of events and will communicate details soon. In the meantime, we would like to request your feedback via this short survey so that together we shape how to best deliver insight to you.
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Latest news on impact of COVID19 on chemical value chain… Listen now

Planning for the future is challenging. Over-supply, shifting capacity and ongoing geopolitical tensions, are just some of the threats facing the dynamic phenol-acetone industry, and understanding the impact these changes will have on value chain, is key to ensuring you survive and thrive in 2020.

Safeguard your future with the opportunity to discuss your expectations and learn from industry experts at the ICIS 2020 World Phenol-Acetone Conference, a biennial event, firmly set in the calendar of professionals across the globe. You can get face-to-face time with existing suppliers or explore new business opportunities to help grow your business.

As the platform for a truly global community, this year’s agenda features a diverse range of content, insight and perspectives from across the value chain.


BRAND-NEW topics and speakers bringing you their industry viewpoints on the topics of which your company should be aware

EXCLUSIVE up-to-date presentations from ICIS, sharing market insight and analysing key trends across the phenol-acetone sector

CONTENT led conference with an emphasis on knowledge gathering, discussions, best practices and pertinent trend information

GROWTH opportunities during networking breaks, lunches and a drinks reception to allow you to forge and strengthen your commercial network

2018 conference offered delegates the opportunity to network with:

85 delegates from 60+ companies representing 20+ countries

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  • Who attended?
  • What topics were covered?
  • Breakdown of the audience

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We make certain that the knowledge you gain at our conference is up to date and relevant, which means that our speakers are leaders in their fields and experts on the topics.


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As an event that takes place every two years, the topics on the agenda are of the highest priority for the industry, covered in depth by industry experts to ensure you are prepared for the year ahead.

Don’t miss content covering: macroeconomics, the U.S. and China trade war, feedstock market dynamics, supply and demand in key regions and much more.

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Take this opportunity to foster existing relationships whilst developing new commercial connections through bespoke promotional packages.

Interested in sponsorship?
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2018 Post-event report

Want to know more about this conference?

Download the 2018 Phenol Acetone post event report to find out about previous speakers, topics and attending companies.

Download the report
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