Held on 3-5 December 2019 at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE under the theme of ‘Winning through Strategic Partnerships’, the 14th Annual GPCA Forum examined strategies that chemical companies should adopt to navigate new market complexities, capture profitable growth and consolidate their leadership positions. It brought together industry leaders from the region and the world to share their insights and inspirational case studies on how to deliver value for shareholders, business and society, how to innovate for the future and address key challenges, while building a competitive downstream industry in the GCC.
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 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.
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.
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.