This 2-day conference features expert speakers from leading governmental and non-governmental organisations, top regional and global companies, presenting important developments on:
A tabletop will be organised together with the conference to maximize networking and business connections.
Sponsorship opportunities: ensure your company is at the forefront of attendees’ minds by sponsoring the fifth edition of this landmark event for nonwovens professionals working or doing business in the MENA region.
Keynote speakers will unveil pivotal trends, providing an economic overview, analysing demographic shifts, and exploring investment opportunities in emerging sectors.
Experts will showcase how nonwoven-based products contribute to maintaining high standards in the MENA region, offering facts, figures, and requirements for products in the medical and filtration markets.
Keynote speakers will provide profound insights into consumer perceptions, women's empowerment, and the latest e-commerce trends, setting the stage for a comprehensive exploration of the evolving social and consumer landscape.
Expert speakers will delve into the regulatory landscape and circulatory requirements related to raw materials, exploring sustainable practices and innovation for an environmentally conscious future.
This final session will be dedicated to Absorbent Hygiene Products and wipes, providing a comprehensive overview of the hygiene market and delving into intricate technical aspects.
Dr. Marcel Gruendken is a global manager in the specialty chemical industry at Kuraray. He is leading technical and market developments and is responsible for elastic components in absorbent hygiene products. Previously, he worked in the consumer industry for packaging and disposable hygiene products - in Europe and the United States. His background is in materials & technology. He has studied in Darmstadt (Germany) and Enschede (Netherlands). He joined some global management programs, including one in St. Gallen (Switzerland) - and obtained a driving license in Frankfurt (Germany). On flights he prefers the windows seat, enjoys soft drinks with ice and plays basketball whenever he has have time.
Dr. Gruendken will present "Precious moments start with elastics":
Dr. Karsten Voss joined H.B. Fuller in 2015 after his post-doctoral research in the field of polymer science at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and the University of Rostock, Germany. Before completing his research, he received a doctorate and master’s degree in chemistry grade from the University of Rostock.
Dr. Voss works in the research and development group for the EIMEA region. He is responsible for all hygiene-related hot melt adhesive solution developments, and with his expertise, he drives innovations for the hygiene market.
Dr Voss will present "Key parameters to optimize core integrity in thinner core diapers":
Fees include the entrance to the conference and tabletop exhibition, lunches, coffee breaks, and the conference presentations in digital format. Fees exclude applicable VAT.
Register before 1 December 2023 and benefit from early bird fees.
|Early bird: 1.150€||Early bird: 1.450€|
|Regular: 1.350€||Regular: 1.650€|
Discount: benefit from a 15% discount by registering a minimum of 4 delegates. Registrations must be done simultaneously to benefit from the discount. The discount does not apply to tabletops.
Book your tabletop and showcase your expertise to the delegates. Register early to secure your spot and benefit not only from reduced registration fees but also to guarantee a room at the hotel at a discounted conference rate. Spaces are limited.
Book before 1 December 2023 and benefit from early bird fees.
|Early bird: 2.100€||Early bird: 2.700€|
|Regular: 2.350€||Regular: 2.9000€|
The fee includes:
Note: to register an additional delegate from your company, please use this link.
Fees exclude the 21% Belgian VAT.
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Jumeirah Beach Hotel
EDANA has secured preferential rates at the event venue. Please use the below link to secure your room before 23 November 2023 to benefit from the discounted prices:
Deluxe room single use: 1600 AED
Deluxe room double use: 1700 AED
The rates include all applicable taxes, breakfast and Wi-Fi access.
If you wish to make a reservation outside the event dates, please contact the reservation department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the reservation process, you credit card will be required. For cancellations and no-shows, the full stay will be charged.
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Over 200 delegates from more than 100 companies were welcomed to Dubai for the fourth edition of the region’s premier conference for the nonwovens industry.
The symposium and exhibition featured expert analysis on market outlook, product innovation, demographic trends and sustainability initiatives over the two-day event, with dedicated sessions on geotextiles, raw material trends and nonwovens in the health sector. Read more
“This symposium has recognized the importance of the MENA region for the nonwovens industry and allowed my team and me to meet many of our customers in a friendly, informative and efficient way. The diverse range of presentations and delegates has helped further cement the region as a growth generator for the industry."
Haitham Alhudhaif, President, Saudi German Co. for Nonwoven Products.
"EDANA's MENA Symposium reaffirms their commitment to supporting multiple industries and areas. For the MENA region, one of the world's most promising, EDANA's resources are proving to be solid support pillars for the industry itself, the regulatory framework and end users.”
Mahdy Katbe, CEO, Unicharm Gulf Hygienic Industries
“All EDANA nonwoven symposia I have joined over the years have always surpassed my expectations and Dubai is no exception. Listening to ideas and challenges in unrelated application fields remains and inspiring source for fresh ideas.”
Ludwig Busam, ex-Director Global Material Development & Supply Baby Care, Procter & Gamble.
Special thanks to our sponsors:
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