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.

GPCA Webinar Series

In 2020, GPCA launched its successful new initiative, the GPCA Webinar Series, to adapt to the new norm of knowledge exchange and develop long-term relationships virtually. Built to highlight unparalleled access to key industry insights and facilitate strong leadership dialogues the webinars allow attendees to leverage from the strategic and tactical conversations on the most pressing subjects laid down by business leaders from the industry.

Annual GPCA Forum


We are pleased to share that a physical and in-person Special Edition of the 15th Annual GPCA Forum will be held from 10 – 11 February 2021 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. Proceedings at Forum will address the theme: “Leadership in the new reality – Catalyzing sustainable growth in the chemical industry”.

Over the last decade, 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 faced with a new reality – one that is characterized by transformation across economic, social, environmental, and digital considerations. However, 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 Forum will examine strategies to drive recovery and recalibrate for sustainable growth.

Watch highlights from the 14th Annual GPCA Forum 2019

GPCA Research and Innovation Summit

The GPCA Research and Innovation Summit serves as a platform to discuss ways and means for creating a culture of innovation within the regional chemical industry. The summit also engages stakeholders in the debate to develop the innovation capabilities in the region. The first edition of the R&I Summit was held in 2013.

GPCA PlastiCon

GPCA PlastiCon is an annual event that caters to the plastics segment of the petrochemical industry. The conference provides up to date views, trends and developments in the regional and global plastics industry including detailed information
on specific trending topics. GPCA PlastiCon also hosts the GPCA Plastics Excellence Awards, recognizing innovation in plastics conversion and allied industries. The first edition of PlastiCon was held in 2010.

GPCA Responsible Care Conference

Responsible Care is the chemical industry’s global environmental, health, safety and security initiative. This annual conference will enable industry leaders to learn from their peers and other experts about strategies to improve their companies’ environmental, health, safety and security performance as well as expand business opportunities.

GPCA Supply Chain Conference

The GPCA Supply Chain Conference focuses on effective supply chain management within chemical companies across the Arabian Gulf region. It also provides a platform to facilitate discussion on key industry trends and growth opportunities. GPCA launched the first edition of its Supply Chain Conference in 2009.

GPCA Fertilizer Convention

The GPCA Fertilizer Convention is an annual event that brings together key regional industry figures, fertilizer consumers and government representatives to exchange information and to explore and deliberate key issues related to food security and long-term strategies for fertilizer manufacturing and application. The first GPCA Fertilizer Convention was held in 2010.