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Eco Fair 2016 Expert Speaker

We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of our expert speakers for sharing their knowledge and experience with Eco Fair delegates. The speakers’ slides from most of the Eco Fair 2016 seminars are available to download. Please click here to find out more.

Written on August 19, 2016Elin
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Online exhibition booking is now closed

Online exhibition space booking is now closed. If you would like to be part of the showcase, please call our team on 01274 206660.

Written on June 13, 2016Elin
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Our 2020 strategy, Sustainability and Social Value

Seminar Zone: Circular Economy Time: 3.00pm – 3.45pm Speaker: Jonathan Peter, Carillion Plc During this presentation Jonathan will talk about his dual role within Carillion as a programme manager and as a business connector with Business in the Community. He will talk about Carillion’s 2020 strategy and he share details of their sustainability report. Carillion are changing the way they do

Written on June 6, 2016Elin
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People & Property Seminar Zone

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This seminar zone is sponsored by IEMA 9.00 – 11.00:  Skills surgery & networking with refreshments hosted by IEMA 11.30 – 12.15: Creating positive places in Leeds – implementing corporate sustainability strategies, Hammerson 12.30 – 13.15:  A case study on leadership and integration, Finning UK Ltd & Ramboll Environ 14.00 – 16.00: Business resilience and preparedness for flooding: When the “what if..” really happens: The

Written on May 25, 2016Elin
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Energy & Carbon Seminar Zone

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This seminar zone is sponsored by Pennine Pneumatic Services 09.00 – 09.45: Do You Gen-air-ate Efficiently? Pennine Pneumatic Services & Simm Engineering Group 10.00 – 10.45: Mixing it with the best, Christeyns & Mixertech 11.30 – 12.15: The Energy Loop: Tackling the customer shaped elephant in the room, the Energy Innovation Centre 12.30 – 13.15: Driving down transport emissions in West

Written on May 25, 2016Elin
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NETWORK WITH HUNDREDS OF BUSINESSES from across Yorkshire, make new connections and share ideas

Eco Fair 2016 offers lots of networking possibilities and with hundreds of businesses attending from across Yorkshire and beyond, make the most of the following opportunities to network: – Why not join other delegates, exhibitors and speakers and cycle to Eco Fair – CityConnect will be leading a ride from Leeds Train Station, departing at 8.10am – click here to

Written on May 24, 2016Elin
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Arrive by bike

ARRIVE BY BIKE: Eco Fair takes place during National Bike Week so join CityConnect for a led ride to Elland Road

CityConnect, the project delivering a series of improvements to local cycling and walking infrastructure have offered to organise a led bike ride for delegates wishing to travel to Elland Road by bike. The ride will depart from Leeds railway station’s main entrance on New Station Street at 8.10. It’s approximately 2.5 flat miles along the canal towpath and quiet back

Written on May 17, 2016Elin
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Seminar Session Announced: Why being from Yorkshire is good for the planet


Eco Fair seminar: 11.30am – 12:15pm, 15th June, The Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road Leeds Yorkshire folk are famously frugal with money and the jargon phrases ‘Circular Economy’, ‘Sustainable Manufacturing’, ‘Eco Friendly’ are just other ways of saying ‘Use resources efficiently to save money for your business’. During this case study presentation Graham Cooper (Site Manager Agfa Graphics Leeds) will talk

Written on April 12, 2016Elin
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Seminar Session Announced: A case study on leadership and integration

Keith Oakes - Finning UK

Eco Fair seminar: 11.30am – 12:15pm, 15th June, The Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road Leeds One of the biggest opportunities the 2015 version of ISO 14001 has presented, is the need for leadership commitment and making sure the environmental management system (EMS) is integrated with the strategic direction of the organisation. Environmental consultancy, Ramboll Environ assisted Finning UK Ltd to transition

Written on April 8, 2016Elin
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Seminar Session Announced: Green & Tender

ARE YOUR PROCUREMENT PRACTICES GREEN & TENDER? Experts will discuss buying and selling sustainably

Eco Fair seminar: 2pm – 4pm, 15th June, The Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road Leeds Are your customers asking about your environmental credentials? Do you want to improve the environmental impact of your supply chain? Do you know how to capitalise on the good work your organisation does to reduce its environmental impacts? Please click here to register for your free

Written on April 8, 2016Elin
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Don’t delay, book your space today!


Eco Fair 2015 exhibitors reported new sales leads representing a 16 fold return on the cost of their stand! Will you be part of this year’s showcase? Eco Fair will return to Elland Road on the 15th June 2016. This will be our 7th annual Eco Fair and with a 3m x 2m exhibition space costing just £650+VAT it gives

Written on March 11, 2016Elin
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Exhibitor profiles and contact details

IEMA at Eco Fair 2015

ECO FAIR 2015 hosted a diverse range of exhibitors including providers of innovative construction materials, energy efficient equipment, renewable energy solutions, training, consultancy and certification services and materials re-use and recycling services. To view a short profile for each of our 2015 exhibitors or to find their contact details please click here.

Written on July 20, 2015Elin
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2015 presentation slides now available


We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our expert speakers for giving their time so freely to share their expertise and experience at ECO FAIR 2015. The presentation slides used by all of our expert speakers are now available for you to download (please click here). We would also like to thank all those delegates

Written on July 20, 2015Elin
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Energy & Renewables: Speaker announced

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Andrew Hawley, Wallis Cutts Group – Energy Management Strategies and the Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS). Larger companies, over 250 employees, or that have an annual turnover of over 50 million Euro, have until the 5 December to 2015 to comply with ESOS or face a fine of up to £50,000. ESOS represents a considerable opportunity to reduce business energy

Written on March 24, 2015Elin
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Audio Visual Partner announced

We are pleased to announce that Amplitude AV are our official Audio Visual Partner again this year. Amplitude AV can provide exhibition stand solutions such as panel and pole hire kits and stand mounted televisions in addition to other specialist AV equipment. If you are planning to exhibit at ECO FAIR 2015 and you have yet to source your display material and

Written on March 17, 2015Elin
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Exhibition spaces are now available

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As ECO FAIR is happening a little later this year than in the past couple of years we have waited until now to announce the floor plan for the 2015 event. As in previous years we will have both single and double stands available but this year we are also including a larger feature space area that will be 6m

Written on December 23, 2014Elin
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The Eco-Fair office is buzzing with activity!

All our speakers are now announced; and fewer than 10 stalls are left. Registrations are pouring in and they include people from the Co-Operative, The University of Manchester, National Grid, Procter and Gamble, Barclays Bank, Serco, Parcelforce, Ideal Standerd and local businesses like the Midland Hotel, Huddersfield YMCA, Kala Sangham, Keelham Farm Shop and Huddersfield Dyeing. It must be TWO

Written on May 7, 2014Elin
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Behind the washing up liquid!

Did you guess correctly yesterday?

Written on April 28, 2013Sam
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Here she is!

Written on April 25, 2013Sam
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Yesterday Esme was at Sustainability Live!

Did you guess correctly?

Written on April 23, 2013Sam
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Doors open soon

We have a provision speaker program & will open for delegate bookings soon. So exciting!

Written on January 15, 2013Sam
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Sponsors On Board!

We’re thrilled to say that we already have three partners on board for Eco-Fair 2013. We’re thrilled to be working with the experts from Building Energy Control Solutions, Re:Food and West Yorkshire Travelplan Network.

Written on December 12, 2012Sam
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Early Birds Flying Out

Our early bird offer for stall prices is flying away – time’s ticking and companies are signing up in droves. Contact us to make sure you get your stall at Eco-Fair 2013!

Written on December 9, 2012Sam
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Speaker coming on board

We’re getting out dates in the diary – we’re inviting high-profile speakers from the WWF and Global Action Plan. Stay tuned to hear more…

Written on November 12, 2012Sam
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Save the date!

The date & place for Eco-Fair 2013 is now set – 9th May 2013 at Leeds United FC. Now the hard work begins 🙂  

Written on October 12, 2012Sam
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2013 Is Coming…

We’re working frantically on plans for 2013. We’re nearley ready to let you know all about it… stay tuned!

Written on September 26, 2012Sam
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1 week to go…

Stalls are sold out, the delegate booklet has gone to print, and the delegate bookings are going up & up. It’s all exciting – and busy – and we can’t wait to meet everyone next week @ LUFC!

Written on April 24, 2012Sam
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We just dropped by to say hello…

…to one of our speakers, Chris Hopkins from Ploughcroft. Their whole team stepped out to say hello!

Written on March 16, 2012Sam
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More Partners on board….

We’re thrilled to announce that the Environment Agency and CO2Sense Yorkshire are joining forces with us as eco-fair partners. Their expert support will be showcased at eco-fair along with our best practice seminars – and of course, the finest local green businesses in the fair main hall.

Written on March 15, 2012Sam
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Eco-Fairy Stop #2…

It’s been caught by the Yorkshire Evening Post – we stopped off in Leeds. Where will we pop up next?

Written on March 15, 2012Sam
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Eco-Fairy Tour: Stop #1

We did a whistle-stop tour of Yorkshire to meet up with eco-fair partners, speakers & exhibitors. Photos from our tour are starting to surface – the first one to turn up was in last week’s Halifax Courier. Look out for more coverage… where will eco-fairy be seen next?

Written on March 14, 2012Sam
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1/4 Sold!

25 of our eco-fair stalls are now sold! Stall sales started only 6 weeks ago – and as anticipated, the best slots on the floorplan are booking up first. If you’re planning to come on 1st May 2012 and haven’t booked already, we reccomend you do! Check out our info and either book online or contact Heather on 01274 206660

Written on January 26, 2012Sam
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eco-fair announces first headline sponsor

The eco-fair team are thrilled to announce that our first top sponsor for 2012 is West Yorkshire Travelplan Network (WYTPE). WYTPE brings together Metro, the five local authorities and the Highways Agency. They help employers in West Yorkshire to promote public transport, walking, cycling, responsible car use and smarter working to their employees. Reducing the number of people who drive

Written on December 6, 2011Sam
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Do You Remember The First Time?

Have you seen our video from eco-fair 2012?

Written on November 21, 2011Sam
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