TPE Advisory Board

Thermoplastic Elastomers 2014 is coming to Vienna on 2-4 December 2014

Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce that the 2014 edition of the Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summit will take place on 2-4 December 2014 in the historic and culturally vibrant city of Vienna, Austria.

Over the last seventeen years, the Thermoplastic Elastomers conference has been established as Europe's premier event to get educated, get connected and get ahead. With past events hosted in major European cities from London to Amsterdam, Brussels to Berlin, this event has attracted a loyal following from many of the world's leading TPE manufacturers, processors and end users.

Taking place in Vienna on 2-4 December 2014, this year's event will expand even further into high-growth end-use applications.

We are very proud of TPE's running success, and 2013 boasts great feedback whereby:

>> 94% of attendees found the expertise of the speakers excellent or above avergae
>> 97% of delegates rated the networking opportunities excellent or above average
>> 100% of delegates said that their overall customer experience was excellent or above average

Click here to find out more about what took place at Thermoplastic Elastomers 2013 >>

Calling all experts in the thermoplastic elastomers market!

Patrick Ellis (Associate Consultant) from Smithers Rapra, comments: "Growth continues in the global TPE sector at a rate well above 6%, despite the world's economic problems. The range of TPE materials and compounds continues to expand, which confirms the strong entrepreneurial spirit of the various players. I am looking forward to hearing the various speakers' views and presentations, and seeing the event demonstrate that the global markets for TPEs are both fast-growing and exciting." We are now recruiting speakers for the 2014 edition of the Thermoplastic Elastomers conference.

To submit a paper topic for consideration, please contact Andrew Smaha (Conference Director) at +1 207 781 9617 or with a proposed title, name of presenter, paragraph description and full contact details by the deadline of Friday 7 March 2014.

The conference advisory will review abstracts submitted, and authors will be notified of acceptance by Friday, 21 March 2014.

Sponsor or Exhibit: Double the exposure!

This year, Smithers Rapra's unrivalled Silicone Elastomers conference and international Thermoplastic Elastomers conference will be co-located in the culturally vibrant Vienna, Austria this December.

Sponsoring or exhibiting either the Silicone Elastomers World Summit or Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summit could not be more beneficial for your business in 2014!

You will be seen by double the audience, with your brand, products and services seen by the elastomer industry's finest representatives across both the thermoplastic elastomer and silicone elastomer field. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with your customers, both current and future - in person.

To find out more, visit the sponsorship and exhibition page here or contact Bill Allen on +44 (0)1372 802086 or at to discuss the most ideal package to bring you the best ROI for your business.

Click here to download the sponsorship & exhibition guide >>


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  • Silicone Engineering Limited
  • Your logo here? TPE 2014
  • Dr Gupta Verlag
  • TPE Magazine