The networking event of the year for the pulp and paper industry will take place 25-27 November in Brussels at the EU Thon Hotel under the theme “It’s all about Competitiveness”.
Cepi is happy to announce that StepChange Consulting will be this year’s platinum sponsor. StepChange is an industry-focused independent management consulting company with a proven track record in helping clients grow profitably and achieve sustainable value. StepChange provides support to top-tier organisations in the industry, from strategy development to implementation of operational improvements.
«We are very excited to be sponsoring the European Paper Week as we are fully dedicated to the industry,» says Joachim Klein, Managing Director of StepChange Consulting.
StepChange Consulting’s support for the European Paper Week 2014 shows the high importance of the event for the sector and highlights their commitment to the pulp and paper industry. «The sponsorship will bring a new dimension to the event and we look forward to working with them», says Cepi Director General Marco Mensink.
European Paper Week is open to paper industry stakeholders. The main events include the Cepi annual meeting and networking dinner as well as seminars on current topics of interest:
Competitiveness in a circular economy
On the road to 2030: the impact of the Climate & Energy package on the pulp and paper industry
New Ideas for the paper industry – Young researchers’ presentations (in collaboration with EFPRO)
The Cepi annual meeting will offer an analysis of the new European Parliament and Commission. We will also welcome a much respected speaker in the academic world: Professor Mariana Mazzucato, who will be speaking about industrial growth and her book on the entrepreneurial state, exploring the leading role that the State plays as a prime investor and creator of the next great innovations. Awarded journalist Stephen Sackur from the BBC will be moderating the event.