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Are you buying and selling sustainably?

Sustainability skills at Eco Fair 2015

The 2015 revision to ISO 14001 requires that organisations manage environmental performance across their whole value chain. Our Policy and Regulation seminar zone will host presentations from expert speakers who will provide technical guidance on this new standard and on sustainable procurement methods, buying green and selling to environmentally conscious buyers. Come along to Eco Fair on the 15th June

Written on March 17, 2016Elin
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Will you be part of the 2016 showcase?

BE PART OF THE 2016 SHOWCASE: The biggest environmental business showcase in the North

Eco Fair is the biggest environmental business showcase in the North of England and this year’s event will take place on 15th June at Elland Road, Leeds. Exhibition space is available from £650 which gives exhibitors a very cost-effective opportunity to meet local businesses. Last year we had over 600 visitors and exhibitors reported new sales leads representing a 16

Written on March 17, 2016Elin
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Seminar zone themes announced


The Eco Fair 2016 seminar programme is under development, however, this year’s seminar zones will include sessions on the following broad themes: – Energy & Carbon – People & Property – Circular Economy – Policy & Regulation Please contact us if you would like to suggest a specific seminar topic or if you would be willing to present your own business

Written on January 20, 2016Elin
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Eco Fair will return to Leeds on the 15th June

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We are pleased to announce that Eco Fair will return to the Centenary Pavilion at Elland Road, Leeds on the 15th June. Please put this date in your diary and we will be in touch soon with further details.  

Written on January 13, 2016Elin
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Please give us your feedback


As always we are really keen to hear your feedback on this year’s show and to hear what you would like to see covered in the seminar programme and exhibition next year. Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback by completing the survey at one of the following links: If you attended ECO FAIR as a delegate,

Written on July 20, 2015Elin
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Thank you to all of our sponsors

Eco-fair sponsorship

ECO FAIR 2015 is grateful for the support of all of our sponsors and partners and we would like to say a special thank you to AWM, Wallis Cutts Group, IEMA, Amplitude and EiBI for their support. To find out more about any of our sponsors, please click here and/or visit their websites.

Written on June 5, 2015Elin
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Property & People: Seminar announced


Implementing and embedding environmental, health and safety compliance through effective facilities management – Hedia Delly, Group Head of Facilities & H&S,  Callcredit Information Group. In this seminar presentation, Hedia will share her experiences of implementing and embedding integrated environmental, health and safety management processes across the Callcredit Information Group. She will talk about how she has improved facilities management processes,

Written on May 28, 2015Elin
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Register for your FREE delegate place


ECO FAIR 2015 is FREE to attend but all delegates are asked to pre-register using our online form. Technical seminars and case study presentations will take place throughout the day across three themed zones: Materials & Water; Energy & Renewables; and Property & People. Delegates will also have the opportunity to meet providers of environmental products and services and to

Written on May 12, 2015Elin
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Book your exhibition stand now

Meet environmental experts and browse the exhibition

Be part of the environmental showcase and exhibit at ECO FAIR 2015. Exhibition stands are still available and all exhibitors get a 50 word profile in the ECO FAIR 2015 delegate booklet. Costs are kept down for exhibitors by this being an unshelled show. All stand prices include chairs and a table if required, a 50 word profile in the ECO

Written on May 12, 2015Elin
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Themed seminar zones announced

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This year’s seminars will take place across three ‘zones’ to provide you with a range of technical sessions covering the following themes: Energy & Renewables – including topics such as energy management strategies, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, monitoring & managing energy consumption, and investing in renewable energy. Materials & Water – including topics such as innovative ways of creating value

Written on March 23, 2015Elin
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Property & People: Speaker announced

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Giving an existing EMS a complete revamp: Celena Fernandez, Environment Manager for UK & Ireland, Compass Group UK & Ireland  Compass Group UK & Ireland is the leading provider of contract catering and support services, with around 10,000 sites and including workplaces, famous sports and leisure venues, schools, hospitals, oil rigs and remote locations. They employ over 60,000 people and every day

Written on March 11, 2015Elin
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Meet the new face of ECO FAIR

Elin Pheasant

West & North Yorkshire Chamber have appointed Elin Pheasant as their a new Environment Adviser. Elin’s role with the Chamber involves working with local experts and stakeholders to help Chamber and ECO NETWORK members tap into technical guidance, products and services they might need to make environmental improvements in their businesses. As the Chamber’s Environment Adviser, Elin will also be the first point of

Written on December 23, 2014Elin
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Good news

We’ve been shortlisted for a marketing award! The award winners are announced on the 16th October – keep your fingers crossed for us!

Written on September 10, 2014Elin
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It’s three and a half weeks to go to Eco-Fair! Delegate numbers are fast approaching 500 (amazing) and we have just launched a new feature for Eco-Fair 2014 – a suite of fantastic face to face pure networking sessions. Are you a lonely environmental manager? An energy manager who could do with more connections? Our groups are being hosted by

Written on April 28, 2014Elin
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Good Causes: Help is Here

We’ve had some really good applications for good causes space – but we can still squeeze a few more people in. Do you know of any local green charities or social enterprises that would really benefit from being involved at Eco-Fair? Please encourage them to apply! Getting seen in front of 1,000 environmentally engaged businesses for only £75 isn’t an

Written on April 15, 2014Elin
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Busting out of the 400s

Great news – we have more than 400 people already per-registered for the show. Find out who.

Written on April 11, 2014Elin
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Delegate Update & the Great Recovery

We can unveil details of what the Great Recovery are planning for Eco-Fair! Read all about it. Delegate numbers have just reached 200, including registrations from Wakefield, Calderdale, Leeds & Kirklees Councils, Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York St John, the NHS and Police Force and private sector delegates from Ideal Standard, NG Bailey and Communisis. Find out who has

Written on March 13, 2014Elin
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Ten weeks!

It’s 10 weeks to Eco-Fair! This is no time at all in the world of Expos. We’re announcing new seminars almost daily as we bring our program to completion, and have been talking to The Great Recovery and Centre for Environmental Education and Technology about exciting hands-on content for our demo zone. Have you registered for the show yet? Don’t

Written on March 11, 2014Elin
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To old friends and new friends

We’ve been making friends! This year our partnerships with Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, Bradford Chamber of Commerce, Re:considered and Kirklees Council are just the start. We’ll also be working with the Green Vision Center for Knowledge Exchange (based at Leeds Met), the local Energy Institute, Leeds Chamber of Commerce, York Chamber of Commerce and Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.

Written on February 11, 2014Elin
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Bookings coming in

Bookings are coming in! it’s one month after our launch (and still seven months before the show) and more than 10% of our stalls have sold. We’re also collecting quite a lot of exciting speaker ideas up our metaphorical sleeves. Early bookings on stalls include the dynamic crew at Over2Hills with their 6ft recycled dinosaur, experts from SGS, Doronwell, Stroma,

Written on October 30, 2013Elin
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Have you Saved the Date?

Our next show will be on Thuesday 22nd May 2014. Keep it free! Stall bookings are already coming in – so we can tell we’ll have another busy show…

Written on June 17, 2013Elin
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Presentations now online!

It took a while to chase them all down – but we’re pleased to say that most of the presentations used by our talented speakers in 2013 are now available online for you to view. – Presentations from the Green Travel : Buildings : Land strand are here. – Presentations from the Energy : Renewables : Carbon strand are here.

Written on June 4, 2013Elin
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Because a picture says a thousand words…

Find our gallery of photos from Eco-Fair 2013 online over at Flickr. We love the ones with dinosaurs, oranges and fruit juice – as well as the solar panels, wind turbines & LED lighting we expected. Huge thanks to our talented photographer, Christian.

Written on May 24, 2013Sam
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Wowzers – what a day

We’re still recovering but would like to say a hearty thank-you to all of our exhibitors, speakers, partners & most of all to the delegates who came in floods & made it another busy, buzzing Eco-Fair.

Written on May 10, 2013Sam
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