The CHEMUK 2020 supply-chain expo and speaker programme returns on the 16th & 17th September 2020 at EventCity in Manchester.

CHEMUK 2020 will bring together the UK’s chemical processing and chemical product formulation industries, providing an intensive 2-day supply chain sourcing, business networking, intelligence gathering, best-practice and strategy development experience.

NEW FOR 2020 will be the ‘CHEMSOURCE’ Zones that will see an expansion of the exhibits space and speaker programme coverage, relating to Specialty Chemicals, Ingredients & Raw Materials supply chain & sourcing.

2-Day Chemicals Industry Supply Chain Expo

CHEMUK 2020 will provide visitor groups with a diverse and impressive showcase of 250+ specialist exhibitors showcasing latest plant, equipment, materials and services supporting the chemicals industries, driving product innovation, plant & process performance, future-proofing, supply-chain fulfilment, safety, compliance and more.

Speaker Programme

The 2-day speaker programme will deliver some 30+ hours of free to attend expert intelligence, case studies, best practice and tech-insight ‘snapshots’, to inspire and assist next level investment and operational strategies for attending industry groups across the UK chemicals & chemical product sectors.

Centre stage will be critical themes such as process innovation, improvement & intensification, sustainability & responsible care, digitisation, new technology, plant & supply chain management, process safety & regulatory landscape, global trade, sector skills, Brexit and more.

Sectors in Focus

Programmes will address the needs of the diverse industrial chemicals development, processing & distribution sectors, from commodity to fine & speciality chemicals, intermediates, dyestuffs, additives, bio-based chemicals etc. Downstream formulated-product sector focus will include Cosmetics & Personal Care, HI&I Cleaning & Biocidal Products, Adhesives & Sealants, Polymers & Resins, Lubricants, Pharma & Healthcare, Paints, Inks & Coatings and more, as well as key ’breaking markets’.

EventCity, Manchester

Hosted at the largest exhibition space in the North, EventCity, CHEMUK 2020 is located in the heart of the UK’s largest chemical region whilst providing excellent connectivity for the rest of the UK and Europe.

With FREE ENTRY into all exhibits, features & presentations, plus on-site FREE PARKING, as well as easy access by rail and air, the venue provides an easy experience for all visitor groups.

Who should visit?

CHEMUK 2020 reaches out to all key chemicals/chemical product & chemical using industries, targeting Chemical Process Engineers, Operational, HS&E, Control & Instrumentation, Test & Inspection, Manufacturing, Formulation, Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain, R&D & Scientific professionals plus Chemical industry business teams.

Organisers are anticipating attendee groups from across the broad industrial chemicals manufacturing & distribution sectors, from petrochemicals & base chemicals, to fine & speciality, intermediates & additives, polymers, inorganics, dyes, pigments, green chemicals, process chemicals and more.

Equally, the event provides chemical-based formulated product industries, from the cosmetics & personal care industries to paints & coatings, household & industrial cleaning, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, plastics and others, with crucial access to supply chain raw materials, chemical product processing plant, technologies & support services.

here’s what they said…

“Given the importance of the chemical sector to the UK economy, it is vital that the sector is represented by one integrated, supply chain event which is why CHEMUK is so key to the way in which we present our industry and engage with our regulators, suppliers and distributors.”

David Wright, Director General, UK Lubricants Association UKLA

“Exciting new event that gives companies the tools to ensure they are complaint with the regulations. A fantastic line up of speakers who provide such valuable insight into the regulations.

Caroline Raine, Consultancy, Chairman, British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals

“A standout UK chemical event in particular for the quantity, quality and variety of the speaker program which resulted in an informative and inspiring two days.” 

Paul Spencer, Product Development Manager,
Gurit UK. 

“An excellent event to meet potential new suppliers & customers, and catch up with friends and contacts” 

Miles Smith, Contracts Manager,
Counter Corrosion



Dates for the Diary

CHEMUK 2020 takes place on
Wed 13th & Thu 14th May, 2020


‘EventCity’, Phoenix Way, Off Barton Dock Road, TRAFFORDCITY, Manchester. M41 7TB (Sat Nav: M17 8AS)

Opening Times:

Day 1:   9.00am – 5.00pm

Day 2:   9.00am – 4.00pm

FREE PARKING for all visitors

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