Munich to host ChemSpec Europe 2017

Published: May 12, 2017

ChemSpec Europe 2017, which takes place from 31st May to 1st June, is the 32nd edition of this highly successful industry event. This year it takes place in Munich, South Germany’s central location for the chemical industry, renowned for pharmaceuticals, plastics, colours and coatings, personal care products and chemical fibres.

ChemSpec Europe is a key platform for manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of fine and speciality chemicals to showcase their products and services to a dedicated audience of professionals in the industry sector. The product portfolio of this international exhibition covers a great range of fine and speciality chemicals.

Last year, ChemSpec Europe 2016 was more successful than ever, with a 30% increase in visitors confirming the event’s status as a central marketplace for the global chemical business. Surveys showed that 82% of last year’s visitors were involved in purchasing decisions, and this was reflected in the 89% of exhibitors who said they achieved positive business enquires or contacts at the show.

New Chemspec Europe App
The new Chemspec Europe App is your mobile companion for your visit, helping you to co-ordinate meetings on-site and network with other registered users. The app facilitates the search for exhibitors, products and conferences, contains an interactive floor plan with ‘favourites’ function and many other features.

You can find a list of the most important features on the exhibition website. Download the app at

Companies exhibiting at this year’s ChemSpec Europe represent the various sectors of the fine and speciality chemicals industry, including agrochemicals, adhesives, bio-based chemicals, catalysts, coatings, colourings, cosmetics, electronic chemicals, fragrances, good chemicals, household chemicals, industrial chemicals, intermediates, leather and textile chemicals, peptides and proteins, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, polymers, stabilizers, surfactants, water treatment chemicals and waxes.

More than 320 exhibitors from 24 countries have already secured their stand space at this year’s event. Amongst those companies are Albemarle, Arkema France, CABB AG, Charles River, Chevron Evonik, Johnson Matthey, Kemira Oyj, Lonza Ltd, Merck, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical Europe, Tosoh Europe, Wacker Chemie. Due to the rising demand for stand space, the exhibition space has been extended twice already, underlining the show’s unique position as the premier specialized trading and networking event for the fine and speciality chemicals industry in Europe.

Conference programme

Chemspec Europe works with a number of partner organizations to host conferences on a wide range of subjects – from regulatory and pharma outsourcing to current market trends and developments. All conferences are free to attend, offering first-class content and excellent networking opportunities.

- The Abou-Gharbia Lecture, organized by Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia, Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research
- The Chemspec Agrochemical Outlook Conference, sponsored by AGROW
- The Pharma Outsourcing Best Practices Panel, chaired by Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia, Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research
- The Regulatory Services Conference, organized by REACHReady
- The RSC Symposium, organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry

Further details on the programme and speakers are available on the Chemspec Europe website, 

Staying informed
A printed and online version of the Show Preview was published at the end of April, and provides detailed descriptions of the exhibitors and their products on display at the show. Eve Srienz, Exhibition Manager at Mack Brooks Exhibitions and responsible for ChemSpec Europe advised, “You can order your free printed copy via the visitor section of the show website”.

Eve continued, “The official Chemspec Europe Show Catalogue is a vital reference tool and sourcing guide on-site and beyond the exhibition. The catalogue includes essential information about the show and its exhibitors as well as the floor plan and conference programme.”



Copyright © 2017 Mack Brooks Speciality Publishing.