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RWM 2019

RWM is the UK's largest trade show for recycling and waste management, providing the biggest platform for the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector.

RWM b utton 540wideFor two days of the year, on September 11th and 12th, practically the entire sustainability and environmental industry meets at the NEC, Birmingham. Both days boast exemplary seminar schedules delivering expert advice, live demos of pioneering new technology as well as hundreds of market leading companies coming equipped with their finest solution led products and services.

Following a change of owners at the start of 2018, RWM has grown to attract over 12,000 visitors, including the industry's most influential names and organisations. With professionals from across the sector and beyond in attendance, it is a valuable knowledge sharing opportunity, not to mention there are unrivalled opportunities for collaborations, networking and meeting people actively seeking new business opportunities.

Alongside an illustrious speaker lineup, including Clean Up Britain patron Jeremy Paxman, this year is set to be bigger than ever with the launch of new features like the dedicated Waste Tech Theatre, the AI & Robotics Zone, the evolution of the Zero Emissions Zone, and the return of Materials World.

375x90 RWM LogoRWM, in partnership with CIWM, is the only UK event of this scale and brings the entire industry together in one location. To put it into figures: 500 exhibitors, 350 seminars and 50 free-to-attend theatres across the exhibits. It is not to be missed.

Tickets are completely free and are available online on the RWM website.

Event details:
RWM - Recycling & Waste Management Expo

Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th September 2019

10am – 5pm

Location:

The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT