BOSTON, February 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
RISI announces the dates and locations for their 2012 event lineup. These events offer exclusive educational and networking opportunities for the Forest Products Industry.
Each event will provide a valuable setting for professionals involved in all aspects of the global forest products industry to discover market trends and discuss important developments with peers, business prospects and industry experts.
RISI's four annual regional conferences will feature regional and global forecasts for the pulp and paper industry presented by RISI economists and engineers, plus guest speakers from other leading companies throughout the industry. The four regional conferences include:
RISI's 14th European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will take place on March 5 - 7, 2012 at the Amsterdam Marriott in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Complete program details and our complete speaker lineup can be found at http://www.risi.com/euroconf.
RISI's 13th Asian Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will take place on June 11 - 13, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, China. Program, accommodation details and registration will be available soon at http://www.risi.com/asiaconf.
RISI's 7th Latin American Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference is confirmed for August 27 - 29, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Program, accommodation details and registration will be available early this summer at http://www.risi.com/laconf.
RISI's 27th North American Forest Products Conference will take place October 3-5, at the Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA, USA. The conference also includes a CEO/Executive Panel, RISI's two-year forecasts for pulp, paper, wood, timber and bioenergy markets, and much more. Registration and more detailed information will be available early this summer at http://www.risi.com/naconf.
In addition to RISI's regional events, RISI will also be producing several other events in 2012.
RISI's International Containerboard Conference is one of the best networking opportunities in the containerboard business. It attracts industry executives involved in producing, marketing, distributing, converting or buying linerboard, corrugating medium and kraft paper, as well as finished corrugated boxes, bags, and sacks made from these grades. This conference is produced bi-annually and will be held this year on October 31-November 2 at the Westin River North in Chicago, IL, USA. Program details will be available this summer at http://www.risiinfo.com/pages/eventnotify.jsp.
The annual PPI Awards program and dinner will be held on Monday, November 12th in Brussels, Belgium. The PPI Awards program honors leadership, vision, innovation and strategic accomplishments within the pulp and paper industry. The PPI Awards arethe only global awards dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector. Whether you wish to enter, sponsor or simply attend the gala dinner, you will not want to miss the opportunity to take part in the PPI Awards 2012 program. Venue and program details will be available soon at http://www.risiinfo.com/events/ppi_awards.
RISI is also planning to organize the 4th RISI Indian Seminar in December 2012. Dates and location will be announced shortly.
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1) About RISI (http://www.risi.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.
Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
2) About UBM plc (http://www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.