Location Berlin, Germany
Period 10 May 2017
Description The theme for the 5th edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum which will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 10 and 11 May 2017 will be: ‘Towards Circular Economy’ – an issue currently very high on the European political agenda.

Additional information


The fifth edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will take place on the 10th & 11th May 2017 in Berlin.


This year’s forum will revolve around "Towards Circular Economy” and will look at the key sustainability challenges for PVC and the many growing opportunities for the industry to contribute to enhanced resource efficiency.


What you can expect 

Keynote addresses, presentations, speeches, panel and open discussions with high level speakers spanning the EU Institutions, UNIDO, NGOs, academia, politicians, PVC industry value chain, specifiers, designers and architects.


Day 1 

Philip Law, Managing Director of British Plastics Federation (BPF) will moderate the "Global View on Vinyl”, which will showcase:

  • The health of the global PVC market
  • An in-depth look at the global industry issues with examples of projects from all parts of the globe
  • The European PVC Industry Initiatives with presentations from medical, pipes, cables and flooring sectors followed by a Global Market panel discussion.


Day 2 

Moderated by Jim Currie, former EU Director General for Environment, now Senior Advisor at Burson-Marsteller and Rose Brooke, Editor of the European Plastics Product Manufacturers, will have sessions on:

  • EU and national policies on Circular Economy
  • "Eco-design and innovation”
  • "Better Lifestyles with Smart PVC Products”

There will be ample networking opportunities throughout the event, including our Welcome cocktail and buffet on 10th May from 19:30. The event will end with a "Networking Dinner” on the evening of the 11th May.


We look forward to welcoming you at the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum and to sharing with you the progress our industry has made on the way to a sustainable future.

For more information and to register: https://vinylplus.events.idloom.com/2017