Speakers’ slides

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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Policy & Regulation Seminar Zone

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This Seminar Zone is sponsored by Enterprise Europe Network 09.00– 09.45: Smart Water: Securing the resources for a prosperous future, Business in the Community & Yorkshire Water 10.00– 10.45: Doing the Right Thing – Embedding Sustainability in Procurement, Heathrow Airport 11.30 – 12.15: Your business making a big impact, Raising the Bar 12.30 – 13.15: Managing compliance with laws and regulations, IEMA 14.00 – 16.00: Green & Tender Procurement, Enterprise

Written on May 25, 2016Elin
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Circular Economy Seminar Zone

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This Seminar Zone is sponsored by Bradford & Airedale Manufacturing Alliance 09.00 – 09.45: Resource Efficiency and R&D tax credits, Jumpstart Ltd 10.00 – 10.45: Resource efficient business models in action, GreenGain, Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods Ltd & Restructa 11.30 – 12:15: Why being from Yorkshire is good for the planet, Agfa Graphics 12.30 – 13.15: Improving the air quality of Leeds – making it an

Written on May 25, 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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Networking

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

WHY BEING FROM YORKSHIRE IS GOOD FOR THE PLANET - A case study from Agfa Graphics

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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Delegate registration is now open!

DELEGATE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Eco Fair will return to Leeds on the 15th June 2016

Eco Fair will return to Leeds on the 15th June 2016. Join us at Elland Road to find out how your organisation can use resources more efficiently, reduce costs and satisfy customer expectations. Over 600 people attended last year and feedback tells us that Eco Fair 2015 was “inspirational” and the seminars were “excellent”, “really useful” and “very professional”. Come

Written on March 29, 2016Elin
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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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Don’t delay, book your space today!

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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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Seminar zone themes announced

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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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Become an Eco Fair Sponsor from £1,000

BECOME AN ECO-FAIR 2016 SPONSOR FROM £1000: Find out more about this unique oportunity

Sponsorship opportunities are available for Eco Fair 2016 including: – People & Property Seminar Zone sponsorship, from £3,500+VAT; – Circular Economy Seminar Zone sponsorship, from £3,500+VAT; – Policy & Regulation Seminar Zone sponsorship, from £3,500+VAT; – Delegate booklet sponsorship, £1,000+VAT; and – Networking session sponsorship, £1000+VAT. Please click here or contact us if you would like to find out more.

Written on January 20, 2016Elin
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Exhibition floor plan now available

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The Eco Fair 2016 exhibition floor plan is now available with exhibition space from as little as £650 +VAT. All prices include a 6 foot trestle table, a white table cloth and two chairs (if you want them), Wi-Fi access and parking passes for two cars. Just bring your banners, literature and any display products and you’ll be good to go. Please click here

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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Matthew Palmer from Skanska

“The ESOS and IEMA seminars were very good/helpful.” Matthew Palmer, Skanska

Written on July 21, 2015Elin
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Mark Freeman from Coast & Country

“The seminars I attended were all very usefull to me, they were full of information which will assit me.” Mark Freeman, Coast & Country

Written on July 21, 2015Elin
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Antonia Feilden from The Open University

“It was very interesting to hear from Christeyns UK and Rance Booth Smith Architects how their participation in ‘Raising the Bar’ had had a positive influence on staff. I liked the debate/discussion format between the two participants and a chair. I also enjoyed listening to a first hand account of how someone had reinvented their EMS (Celena Fernandez, Compass Group UK &

Written on July 21, 2015Elin
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Thomas Murtagh from Ramboll Environ

“The presentation from Martin Baxter at IEMA was fantastic, well presented and useful content” Thomas Murtagh, Ramboll Environ

Written on July 21, 2015Elin
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Please give us your feedback

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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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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

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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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Thank you to all of our sponsors

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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

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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

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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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Full seminar programme announced

Attend free technical seminars to stay up to date and hear about environmental good practice

The full seminar programme is now available for ECO FAIR 2015. This fantastic line up of expert speakers will help you to stay up to date with environmental legislation and good practice. These seminar will also motivate you to make the most of your environmental opportunities and responsibilities. To view the full ECO FAIR 2015 seminar programme click here.

Written on May 11, 2015Elin
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Materials & Water: Seminar announced

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Saving money by measuring and managing your water costs, Brian Lawson, Head of Engineering Services and Matthew Schofield, Utilities Engineer at Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Brian and Matthew will outline the work that the company has done with metering, to measure and understand where they are using water. Dr Reddy’s have reduced their water charges  by 50% over the last

Written on April 29, 2015Elin
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Materials & Water: Seminar announcement

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Waste Regulations & Pollution Prevention, The Environment Agency  Come to this session to get a quick update on waste regulations. This will be a useful refresher for any business and a good starter session for those who are new to environmental management responsibilities. You will find out what waste records you are legally obliged to keep, how the new eDocs

Written on April 22, 2015Elin
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Materials & Water: Seminar announced

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Marcus Turner, Major Account Manager and Tim Shapcott, Business Development Director, AWM UK Ltd – Getting the most from working with your waste contractor. One of the key decisions of any business is ensuring their environmental impact is minimised. With landfill tax ever increasing, a strong element of this is to ensure waste that is generated works for the business. Consultation,

Written on April 14, 2015Elin
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Energy & Renewables: Speaker announcement

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Helen Wheeler-Osman, Environmental Strategies Ltd – Improving Energy Management with Thermography. Using thermal images captured from working with many different businesses, Helen will discuss how thermography can help you understand the thermal performance of typical commercial and industrial buildings, as well as the energy efficiency of the processes that take place within them.  This is a fascinating insight into where

Written on April 7, 2015Elin
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Energy & Renewables: Speaker announced

Lord Redesdale

Lord Redesdale, Chief Executive Officer, the Energy Managers Association (EMA) – How to reduce rising energy costs. Lord Rupert Redesdale was the Energy Spokesman for the Liberal Democrats for the House of Lords from 2000-2008. In his current role as CEO of the EMA Lord Redesdale will detail what the EMA is about and how it is trying to do to

Written on March 30, 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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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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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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Materials & Water: Speaker announced

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Waste, innovation and upcycling: turning the waste problem into an opportunity – Paul Arnold, Sustainability Engineer, Camira Fabrics. Camira Fabrics have a proud record of recycling or re-using 99.8% of all waste from their main UK manufacturing facility in Meltham, Huddersfield. Paul Arnold, Camira Fabrics’ Sustainability Engineer will describe how the company, through upcycling, are now trying to ‘close the

Written on March 16, 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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Book early to secure a prime location

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On 18 June 2015 ECO FAIR will host the biggest exhibition of environmental technologies and services in the North of England. Each year, local businesses attend ECO FAIR to meet new and existing providers of environmental services and to research new technologies. Exhibitors that have booked already include ReFood; Pennine Pneumatic; 4Recycling Ltd; Green-Tech Ltd; Yorkshire Energy Partnership; Novalux LED Ltd; Building Energy Control

Written on February 18, 2015Elin
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ECO FAIR 2015 venue announced

Centenary Pavilion Leeds

ECO FAIR 2015 will be returning to the Centenary Pavilion, Elland Road on 18 June. This venue is just a ten minute commute from Leeds City Centre, it is easily accessible from the M62, M1 and M621, and the new park and ride makes it even easier to get to there. The vast majority of ECO FAIR delegates have enjoyed this

Written on December 23, 2014Elin
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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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2015 sponsorship packages

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ECO FAIR has announced a range of sponsorship packages for the 2015 event to be held at LUFC’s Centenary Pavilion on Elland Road on 18 June 2015. Spaces are available for a headline sponsor and a number of theme sponsors, enabling your business to align itself with the North of England’s biggest environmental event. More information can be found by following

Written on December 23, 2014Elin
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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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Andrew Watson, AWP

Stall holders were friendly and approachable. There seemed to be a variety of stalls there for everyone. – Andrew Watson, AWP

Written on June 24, 2014Elin
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John Collinson, Property & Facilities Solutions

Being an Energy and Facilities Consultant, I need to keep up to date on emerging technologies and services. ECO FAIR provides a local easily accessable venue providing information on current and future trends. – John Collinson, Property & Facilities Solutions

Written on June 23, 2014Elin
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Chris Hale, FCC Environment

The knowledge and topics covered were excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed. Particularly the York University EU funded research and the comments from the panel on the circular economy/future of the waste hierachy. – Chris Hale, FCC Environment

Written on June 23, 2014Elin
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Terence Rodgers, University of Salford

Speakers were very approachable and away from the ECO FAIR were also very helpful with follow up questions I wasn’t able to ask on the day itself. – Terence Rodgers, University of Salford

Written on June 19, 2014Elin
Published in Feedback 2014

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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Three-and-a-half-weeks!

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,

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