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European Textile Polyester Summit

Date: 23rd October 2019 - 24th October 2019 Location: Amsterdam - The Netherlands

ACI’s European Textile Polyester Summit 2019 will be taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 23rd & 24th October 2019.

Through interactive sessions and panel discussions led by industry experts this conference will give you an insight into the European polyester market and its drivers and developments, as well as focus on feedstock availability and sustainability challenges.

Over the two days you will get an update on novel polyester production processes and latest technology advancements from senior executives representing petrochemical companies, polyester fibre and textile manufacturers, polyester retailers, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders across the value chain.

Join us in Amsterdam to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.


23rd October 2019
24th October 2019
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Avan Mufti – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0601
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 20 3141 0627
Jenevieve Rodrigues – Sponsorship Executive
+44 20 3141 0636
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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  • Obstacles and Solutions Facing Polyester Supply and Demand
  • The Polyester Trade and the Impact of the Asian Market on European Production
  • Addressing Regulations Framing the European Polyester Fibre Market
  • Examining the Technologies within Polyester Fibre Production
  • Technical Use of Polyester and the Opportunities for Growth in the Market
  • Implementing Sustainable Methods of Polyester Production
  • Moving Towards a Circular Economy through Polyester Fibre Production
  • Understanding the Relationship between Polyester and Ethics


  • Frédéric Van Houte, Director General, CIRFS
  • Sam Deconinck, Deputy Lab Manager, OWS
  • Volker Steidel, Managing Director, Lauffenmühle
  • Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO, Carbios
  • Pieter Imhof, CEO, BioBTX
  • Martin Cieslik, Head of Marketing & Sales, Hohenstein
  • Elisabetta Baronio, Sustainability & CSR Coordinator, VF Corporation
  • Sliman Almuhamed, Component & Technology Engineer, Decathlon
  • Vivek Tandon, CEO, PerPETual Global
  • Cyndi Rhoades, CEO, Worn Again Technologies



If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Avan Mufti

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0601

Email: [email protected]

  • Raw material producers
  • Polyester producers
  • End product manufacturers; brands, textile producers focusing on clothing, furnishing fabric, technical textiles
  • Equipment and machinery providers
  • Testing and software companies
  • Additives providers
  • Regulatory Officials & Country Officials
  • Academic Institutions
  • Specialised consultants
  • Companies focusing on polyester recycling/circular economy




Hohenstein is are a family-owned company that has specialised for over 70 years in the testing, certification and research of all kinds of textile products. As an internationally recognised and reliable partner, we support companies along the entire supply chain in successfully bringing their products to the market – through new insights from our research, to the performance of required tests and issuing of independent certificates, through to product launch and marketing at the point of sale.
Now run by the third generation, approx. 1,000 employees work at our headquarters in Bönnigheim, Germany, as well as in our laboratories and offices around the world on tailor-made test and service offerings for your individual requirements.





TITV is a non-profit, industrial-oriented research organization and is engaged in the development of special textiles and flexible materials. The focuses of research are mainly in the topics textile microsystems/smart textiles, surface functionalization and flexible materials. Doing so TITV focuses on application-oriented research and supports collaborative research projects of companies by developing new innovative products. In addition to the research and development work TITV offers consultations, qualifications, testing services and a small series production, prototype manufacturing or unique textiles.

TITV is a research organisation and in the role of RTD. Within funded projects and direct collaborations with companies they develop new materials, processes and complete systems for the functionalization of fibres/yarns, modify or develop their integration and interconnection processes in textiles and test fibres and fabrics on their textile and electrical behaviour and limits. The main use of TITVs developments and products is in the e-Textiles market.




ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Jenevieve Rodrigues

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0636

Email: [email protected]



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European Textile Polyester Summit - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)£1,395.00Inclusive of £300 Early Bird Discount, valid only until 31st May. Standard Rate - £1,695

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