Supporting organisations 2021.

Members of supporting organisations can generally book delegate places at a reduced rate.

Please contact your organisation, listed here, to confirm the discount code or email

Use the code at the end of the booking process to secure your discount.

Supporting Organisations

Euroheat and Power

Euroheat & Power is the most powerful network of district energy professionals in Europe and beyond, connecting industry players, decision-makers and national DHC associations. Our dedicated team of highly-skilled professionals works on a portfolio of key issues to accelerate the development of district energy and always has our members’ best interests in mind. With a relentless focus on service, we aim to help ensure that District Energy fulfils its enormous potential.

Euroheat & Power's mission is to: create a growth environment for district energy by giving the sector a voice in Brussels; analyse and explain the impact of public policy on the district energy market; and provide a platform for cooperation among DHC/CHP actors in Europe and around the world.

Its members come from over 30 countries, and the network aims to advocate on behalf of its members towards key political institutions and the broader stakeholder community. It also carries out regulatory analysis and market research; compiles technical know-how and disseminates best practices; and hosts events and networking opportunities. Its next event is the 2020 Euroheat & Power Conference, held on 5-6 May 2020 in Brussels.

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LARAC - The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee

LARAC was formed in 1985 to represent the emerging voice of local government recycling officers. Full membership is open to any local authority within the UK. We represent local authority views in waste and recycling issues, and we are run by an executive of 20 serving local authority waste management officers.

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The Brazilian Association for Energy Recovery of Waste (ABREN) is a nonprofit association that represent national and foreign companies, with the object to propose legal and regulatory solutions to technically and financially enable projects of interest to the sector of energy recovery from waste, recycling, composting and reverse logistics, in line with the values of the association. ABREN is part of the Global WtERT (GWC), a member of the ISWA and BDE.

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CEWEP, the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants

CEWEP, the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants, is the umbrella association of the operators of waste to energy plants, representing about 410 plants from 23 countries. They make up more than 80% of the waste to energy capacity in Europe. Our members are committed to ensuring high environmental standards, achieving low emissions, and maintaining state-of-the-art energy production from remaining waste that cannot be recycled in a sustainable way.

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CIWM is the leading membership organisation for professionals in the sustainability, resources and waste management sector, representing and supporting over 5,700 individuals across the UK and overseas. 

We empower our community of members to achieve success by keeping them updated on the latest news and policy activity from across the sector; providing expert technical advice and information; offering a range of training courses and learning opportunities for all experience levels; promoting the importance of professional development and providing one-to-one career advice; hosting a number of industry-leading events and conferences; and providing a variety of unrivalled networking opportunities, both nationally and on a local level.

We also play a vital role in shaping the future of the resources and waste management sector. We provide an impartial, influential, and respected voice in policy discussions in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London, ensuring our members’ views are represented and that policy development is informed by theoretical and practical understanding and experience.

It is our mission to influence, inform and inspire the sustainable management of resources and waste and our specialised knowledge and trusted reputation enable us to do so.

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Department for International Trade

What the Department for International Trade does

We secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

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The Environmental Services Association (ESA)

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is the trade association representing the UK’s resource and waste management sector.  

ESA Members provide essential resource and waste management services to the public and private sectors, and manage waste on behalf of the whole of society, be it through recycling, recovery or landfill.  We work with our members to transform waste and resource management across the country.   

We work with all levels of government and regulators to deliver more sustainable resource management solutions for the UK, and our work helps enable our Members to turn Britain’s waste into valuable resources while protecting the environment. 

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European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy Technology (ESWET)

ESWET is the European association representing manufacturers in the field of waste to energy technology. The main purpose of ESWET is to foster the development and the dissemination of waste to energy technology. ESWET also seeks to raise awareness of the positive implications of waste to energy technology in terms of better waste management, energy and materials recovery, and thus environmental protection. ESWET firmly believes that waste to energy has an increasingly important role to play in a sustainable modern European waste management.

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