GPCA’s calendar events are a must-attend for senior industry executives from the region and the world. GPCA’s bespoke conferences, seminars and workshops attract a combined audience of over 3,000 delegates annually, offering access to world class facilities, program and speakers, alongside unrivalled networking opportunities.

15th Annual GPCA Forum

Over the last 15 years, the Annual GPCA Forum has served as a vital platform for the chemical industry, convening business leaders to address key challenges, recommend effective solutions and share knowledgeable experiences.

Today, we are living in a new reality – one that is characterized by transformation across economic, social, environmental, and digital considerations. Embracing a transformation of this magnitude has never been more challenging; hence the importance of pioneering and inspirational leadership cannot be ignored.

Highlighting the importance of an agile and resilient leadership, the conference agenda at the 15th Annual GPCA Forum will examine strategies to drive recovery and recalibrate for sustainable growth.

Join us from 7 – 9 December 2021 for a physical and in-person edition of the 15th Annual GPCA Forum at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.

GPCA Webinar Series

The GPCA Webinar Series was launched in 2020, to continue to facilitate knowledge-sharing and the fostering of long-term relationships within the chemicals and petrochemicals industry. Formulated to provide attendees unparalleled access to key industry insights, discussion themes featured strong leadership dialogue, industry best practise and a progressive outlook on pressing subjects.

GPCA Research and Innovation Conference

The GPCA Research and Innovation Conference (previously, the GPCA Research and Innovation Summit) was launched in 2013. Held annually, the event serves as a platform to encourage and drive a culture of innovation within the regional chemical industry. The conference engages stakeholders to further programs aimed at developing innovation capabilities in the region. The dates for the next edition of the GPCA Research and Innovation Conference will be announced soon.

GPCA Plastics Conference

The GPCA Plastics Conference (previously, GPCA Plasticon) was launched in 2010. Held annually, the event hosts industry leaders from the plastics sector of the petrochemical industry. The conference provides attendees an overview of the most up-to-date trends and developments across the regional and global plastics industry. The next edition of the GPCA Plastics Conference will be held in 2022.

GPCA Responsible Care Conference

19 – 21 October 2021, KSA | Physical format, Venue TBD

Responsible Care® is the chemical industry’s global environmental, health, safety and security initiative. Held once, every 2 years, the GPCA Responsible Care Conference enables industry leaders to learn from peers and industry experts about methodologies and procedures to improve environmental, health, safety and security performance, whilst exploring new business opportunities. The next edition of the GPCA Responsible Care Conference will be held from 19 – 21 October 2021. The venue for this conference will be announced in due course.

GPCA Supply Chain Conference

The GPCA Supply Chain Conference was launched in 2009. Held annually, the event focuses on effective supply chain management within the context of the chemical industry across the Arabian Gulf region. It also provides a platform to facilitate discussion on key industry challenges, trends and growth opportunities. In May 2021, GPCA hosted the fully virtual 12th GPCA Supply Chain Conference, gathering 1,300+ registered delegates from 450 companies across 62 countries.

We are hopeful for an improved situation next year, when we can look forward to welcoming you to the 13th GPCA Supply Chain Conference. The dates and format of the 2022 edition will be announced in due course.

GPCA Agri-Nutrients Conference

14 – 16 September 2021 | Virtual format

The GPCA Agri-Nutrients Conference (previously, the GPCA Fertilizer Convention/Fertcon) was launched in 2010. Held annually, the event convenes regional industry figures from the fertilizers industry, including producers, consumers and government representatives to exchange information, explore and deliberate key concerns related to food security alongside long-term strategies for the agri-nutrients industry. The next edition of the GPCA Agri-Nutrients Conference will be from 14 – 16 September 2021. The venue for this conference will be announced in due course.

GPCA Awards

The GPCA Plastics Excellence Awards recognize outstanding initiatives in plastics conversion, plastics process improvement and product development by companies and individuals in the Arabian Gulf. The Awards are part of GPCA’s aspirations and continuous contributions to highlight the untapped potential of the plastics value chain in the GCC region.

The GPCA Supply Chain Excellence Awards aims to recognize the achievements of regional logistics service providers and petrochemical producers. The Awards are open to all organizations engaged in supply chain and logistics operations in GCC countries, who have excelled in their achievements and developed innovative solutions for their operations.

The GPCA Responsible Care® Excellence Awards are designed to honor companies and individuals that have demonstrated leadership and outstanding performance in the implementation and execution of the Responsible Care® program. Through this award series, GPCA provides its member companies and other industry stakeholders with an opportunity to showcase their achievements in the field of Responsible Care®, while sharing best practice and adding value to their business.

GPCA Legacy Initiative

The GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award “Al-Rowad” (الرّواد) were launched in 2017 to recognize the pioneers of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region. The Award takes place on an annual basis and honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to foster and strengthen the chemical industry in one or more of the GCC states.