The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) 2023 exhibition and conference held recently in Amsterdam, the Netherlands attracted a record number of visitors and exhibitors from across Europe and more than 80 different countries internationally. With over 320 exhibiting companies and over 75 conference speakers in two theatres, the show saw a huge 80% increase in total visitor attendance to more than 8,500.
“For the first time this year, we expanded into a second hall at the RAI and we still sold out of space in Halls 11 and 12 long before the event opened. For 2024 we will expand further by adding Hall 10,” said Matt Barber, PRSE Event Director at Crain Communications.
“PRSE is for us the most important event of the year and the most important show for plastic recyclers,” said Monica Harting, Public Affairs Manager & Project Management Plastics Recycling, Remondis. “PRSE is a great opportunity to network and to meet people from the whole value chain. We have had very interesting conversations with both customers and partners representing all kinds of interests in plastic recycling.”
“I have learned a lot about the dynamic plastic recycling sector,” said Dr. Wolfgang Trunk, team leader in the European Commission`s Directorate-General for the Environment, when visiting the show. “I have talked here to people from the plastic value chain who say that they were already doing things today that three years ago were not even imaginable. It is important for the Commission to come here for a regular update on the fast developments in the sector.”
“All the main players for recycling are coming here. It’s an opportunity to get a lot of networking and a lot of exposure in a short period of time,” said Chris McArdle, VP Circular Economy and New Business Development, Borealis. “We’ve already booked an even bigger stand for next year.”
Unique in Europe, PRSE brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors to showcase innovative technology, share best practice, network and do business. A broad cross-section of the industry is represented at the event including plastics recycling machinery and equipment suppliers, plastic material suppliers and compounders, pre-processors, mechanical and chemical plastics recyclers, waste management specialists and industry associations.
Organised jointly by Crain Communications and Plastics Recyclers Europe, the Plastics Recycling Show Europe returns to Halls 10, 11 and 12 at RAI Amsterdam on 19-20 June 2024.
The first Plastics Recycling Middle East & Africa (PRS ME&A) show takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 5-7 September 2023 https://prseventmea.com/
The first Plastics Recycling Show Asia show will take place at Marina Bay Sands Singapore on 13-14 November 2024.
To revisit on-demand PRSE 2023 conference sessions: https://prseventeurope.com/prse2023/en/page/livestream-on-demand-2023