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We are excited to announce sponsorship opportunities for our biennial conference, PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons, taking place in Surfers Paradise, Queensland from 26 to 28 May 2020.

Building on the success of the two previous PVC AUS conferences held in 2016 and 2018, PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons will bring together the vinyl value chain from across the region t discuss topics such as the circular economy, innovation, market opportunities and technical and sustainable industry development.

Over A$1 billion of raw materials are consumed by Australia’s PVC manufacturing industry annually and over A$3 billion of products containing PVC are sold in Australia. The ANZ vinyl industry is seen as progressive and innovative and highly connected to Asia Pacific supply chains.

Over two days, PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons will have content-rich plenary sessions, technical presentations, panel discussions and table top exhibitions, together with plenty of networking and conversation time including:

  • 3 hours of welcome drinks, networking and fun at Topgolf Gold Coast
  • Dinner with an amazing view and great entertainment at SkyPoint, the Gold Coast’s highest, most unique venue.  

This event will provide an exceptional opportunity to reach, network with and influence key decision makers in the industry.

Advantages of sponsoring PVC AUS 2020

  • Gaining priority access to industry decision makers
  • Raising your company’s profile within the industry
  • Increasing awareness of your company’s products and services among key industry players and prospective clients
  • Generating sales opportunities
  • Networking with peers and building professional networks

A range of a packages is available to suit companies large and small.  Download the Sponsorship Prospectus for further information.

Uptake of packages is on a first-come, first-served basis so complete your expression of interest early so as not to miss out! (2018 sold out very fast!)

Be a speaker at next year's national conference, PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons.

Taking place between 26-28 May 2020 at the Hilton, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, PVC AUS 2020 will gather leaders in the PVC value chain from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region to share industry trends and developments specific to the manufacturing, use and re-use of vinyl in this region.

The conference will feature technical and case study presentations focused on regional collaboration and opportunities for innovation and PVC solutions for a sustainable, resilient society and circular economy. It provide participants with valuable insights on emerging challenges and directions for the regional markets.

Our speakers can expect to:
•    Connect with business leaders in the fast-growing Asia Pacific PVC industry
•    Influence industry development
•    Learn about emerging technologies and product innovation in this region.

Be part of this event by presenting a paper. Abstracts for presentations are now being accepted for the following conference themes:
•    New products, materials and additives
•    Manufacturing technology and technical advances
•    Market trends and opportunities for industry
•    Demonstrating sustainability and responsible manufacturing & supply chains
•    Case studies on Best Practice PVC and product stewardship
•    The circular economy for PVC
•    Regulatory developments shaping the industry

Presentations may take the form of papers with one or more speakers, panel discussions, or other formats. Papers must be original, featuring new or updated work that has not been presented (or scheduled for presentation) elsewhere. 

Share things you have seen and done, lessons you have learned, problems you have solved in a way you can engage the audience and foster discussion. If you have an idea for who you would like to see participate in an interesting panel session, let us know!

How to register your interest

  • Submit an abstract in English, in 300 words or less, clearly outlining the nature, scope, key points and significance of the proposed presentation.
  • State the paper’s title, the name and organisation of the author and presenter(s), and how it contributes to the key theme of 'Shared Horizons'.
  • Indicate the learning objective i.e what the audience will walk away with from your presentation.
  • Register your interest by 31 July 2019 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NOTE: The invitation to submit an abstract or deliver a paper does not constitute an offer to pay presenter fees, travel or accommodation costs associated with PVC AUS 2020. However, successful applicants will receive discounted attendance to the conference, associated networking functions and conference documentation.

Opportunities to Sponsor

We will have a great range of sponsorship opportunities available at PVC AUS 2020, starting from $500. If your company is interested in being a sponsor to this event to tap into additional benefits of participating, please contact us to request package details:

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