Limited Free Tickets Available for the UK's Largest Environmental Services & Solutions Expo!

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham. The show offers an incredible opportunity for professionals across the entire environmental spectrum to connect with the industry’s biggest players, learn from the sector’s brightest minds, and drive positive environmental change via discourse on natural resources, development policy, sustainability, circular economy, net-zero emissions, and biodiversity conservation.

The event is free to attend for the first 20,000 registrants, so secure your free place at the forefront of environmental innovation, solutions, and knowledge exchange while you still can! Secure your free ticket here.

What is ESS Expo?

ESS Expo is the UK’s leading environmental event, showcasing cutting-edge technologies and strategies in net-zero, decarbonisation, resource management, circular economy, water scarcity and management, biodiversity conservation, energy management, environmental emergency response, land management, emissions control, and more. Attracting over 12,000 international visitors, the trade show unites industry pioneers, visionary entrepreneurs, and eco-driven professionals to collaborate, learn, and inspire one another towards a greener future.

ESS Expo combines five co-located shows under one roof, creating a comprehensive platform dedicated to environmental services and solutions. This unique format allows attendees to seamlessly explore a wide array of sectors and industries, all focused on addressing the most pressing environmental challenges of our time.

From Government, to Europe's largest environmental services contractors, to big brands, ESS welcomes over 12,000 professionals from up and down the supply chain. Whether you are a business planning your net-zero strategy, a council looking to hear the latest regulatory updates or an equipment manufacturer launching a new piece of innovation, this is your platform to collaborate, network and learn with the people shaping the future of our planet.

Here’s a closer look at the five shows that make up ESS Expo:

1. Resource & Waste Management (RWM) Expo
RWM Expo is at the forefront of resource, waste management and recycling, addressing critical issues such as resource scarcity, plastic pollution, and sustainable materials use. Attendees can expect to discover innovative solutions and technologies that promote recycling, waste reduction, and the circular economy, ensuring ecological balance and long-term economic growth in the resource sector. Expect to see cutting-edge solutions from leading waste management suppliers, including waste service providers & operators, plant & machinery, waste collections & transport, recyclers & reprocessors, material handling, skips & bins, and professional services & consultants.

2. Energy, Fuels & Decarbonisation (EFD) Expo
EFD Expo is dedicated to sustainable energy generation, energy from waste, bioenergy, alternative fuels, energy management, and decarbonisation. It covers a broad spectrum of topics, including carbon capture, hydrogen technologies, and clean energy systems. This expo highlights cutting-edge technologies and best practices for reducing environmental impacts and promoting efficient energy use. Exhibitors span waste service providers & operators, infrastructure builders, process, controls & industrial engineering, carbon capture solutions, and professional services & consultants.

3. Water Resource Management (WRM) Expo
Focusing on water scarcity, flood and drought cycles, wastewater management, and water quality issues, WRM Expo dives into wastewater treatment, point source treatment, and sustainable practices to ensure safe and accessible water resources. The expo features innovations in water equipment and systems, water quality monitoring, water networks & sewage, wastewater, and emergency flood management. Exhibitors include wastewater treatment providers, sewage, water treatment, flood forecasting, management & response, insurance & restoration, pumps and pipes, laboratories & testing, and infrastructure builders.

4. Contamination & Land Remediation (CLR) Expo
CLR Expo addresses the remediation of contaminated sites, soils & materials, brownfield regeneration & greenfield development, geotechnical engineering & technologies, biodiversity & natural capital, and the management of hazardous substances. This show highlights technologies and best practices for environmental restoration and sustainable land use, including site investigation, soil remediation, and hazardous waste management. Expect to see solutions from land remediation service providers, spill response, site investigation, hazardous material treatment & removal, plant & machinery equipment, and testing laboratories.

5. Air Pollution Control (APC) Expo
APC Expo focuses on air quality management, emission reduction, stack monitoring, noise prevention, dust and odour control. It showcases the latest technologies for air pollution control, including stack emission monitoring, leak detection, indoor air quality, and noise prevention. Exhibitors include providers of emission monitoring technologies, fenceline monitoring, leak detection, odour monitoring & treatment, bioaerosols, gas analysis, dust prevention and air quality treatment solutions.

Numbers That Speak For Themselves
12,000+ attendees
86% hold buying power
6,000+ companies
64 countries
26,000+ leads generated
17,000+ meetings

What’s on?

Expert-led Conference Programme
ESS Expo features an expert-led conference programme that includes interactive speaker presentations, lively panel discussions, workshops, and Q&A sessions. Attendees will have the chance to learn from industry leaders and gain insights into the latest trends and innovations across the entire environmental spectrum.

Current headliners include Chris Packham MBE (one of the UK’s leading wildlife presenters and conservationists) and Mike Gunton, an icon of wildlife broadcasting as BBC Studios' Creative Director and executive producer of record-breaking series, Planet Earth III. More huge names will be revealed soon (think global brands and Government officials, as well as industry focussed seminars).

ESS Expo boasts 17 Stages, 350 speakers, live bands, DJs, live demos and a whole lot more. Discover a diverse array of stages and themes at the show, each designed to bring you the latest insights and innovations across the environmental sector. From high-level government discussions and cutting-edge technical sessions to interactive presentations and vibrant entertainment, the stages offer something for everyone. Attendees will benefit from a unique blend of learning, networking, and fun as they tackle the industry’s most pressing issues.

The stages range from the Net Zero Summit Theatre, which acts as the foundation for high-level discussions on environmental policies, strategies, and innovations, to the Green Skills & Future Talent Hub, which aims to nurture and develop the next wave of environmental professionals, to sector-specific technical theatres, and the ESS Live Stage, the heart of the event's entertainment, featuring live bands and DJs.

Networking Opportunities
Networking is the cornerstone of ESS Expo, with no shortage of options over the two days. With numerous opportunities to connect with peers, suppliers, and potential clients, attendees can engage in private meetings, AGMs, tutorials, member networking events, industry-specific forums, award presentations, breakfast briefings, and socials around the central bar, Inn on the Green, and ESS Live Stage. This is a prime chance for environmental leaders to build strong, lasting relationships and expand professional networks.

Live Demonstrations and Workshops
The expo offers live demonstrations of vehicles, equipment, and machinery, providing a hands-on experience with the latest technologies working in their intended environments. Workshops and talks will cover a range of topics, offering practical insights and solutions for everyday challenges in the environmental sector.

Award Schemes & Initiatives
ESS Expo proudly features a variety of award schemes and initiatives that celebrate the achievements and contributions of outstanding individuals and organisations within the environmental sector.

Women in Resource & Sustainability: Taking place on the morning of day two, this inclusive networking platform is dedicated to celebrating and exploring the contributions of women in the resource, recycling, and waste management sectors. It offers a fantastic opportunity for professionals within the industry to share experiences, challenges, and success stories, fostering a supportive community and encouraging greater inclusion and diversity in the sector.

35 Under 35 Awards: This programme identifies the trailblazers in the environmental sector who are striving for professional excellence, promoting industry innovation, and giving back to their company or community. This programme invites individuals from waste and recycling, water management, energy, construction, and anyone connected to managing sustainability within their organisation to join an exclusive group of professionals under the age of 35.

The Environment 100 Recognition Scheme: Recognising our environmental leaders and sustainability champions, The Environment 100 shines a light on the trailblazers and visionaries driving forward environmental sustainability in the UK.

Why Attend?

There’s so many reasons to come and check out ESS Expo – here’s just a few of them:

Free to Visit
The first 20,000 tickets are free, making it an accessible event for all professionals interested in environmental services and solutions. Get yours while you still can:

Meet Influential Brands and Suppliers
The expo hosts the most influential brands and world-class suppliers in the environmental sector, providing a platform to discover new products and services from its 550+ exhibitors.

Comprehensive Visitor Experience
With five shows in one, attendees get to explore the full environmental spectrum under one roof, gaining access to a wealth of knowledge and innovations. One free ticket gets you access to all five shows, as well as the outside areas, which you can freely walk between.

Thought Leadership
Be part of the discussion and discover environmental solutions that contribute to a more sustainable future. Learn from experts in the field and find out new policies, emerging trends, practices and leave with practical insights and methods that benefit your own operation.

Unrivalled Networking
From structured networking events to informal meet-ups, ESS offers numerous ways to connect and collaborate with industry peers and form professional connections. Check them all out on the website!

Register Now for Your Free Ticket

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the beating heart of environmental excellence. With limited free tickets available, now is the time to secure your spot. Register via the website today and join us at the NEC, Birmingham, on 11-12 September 2024, for the UK’s largest environmental gathering. Be part of the conversation, explore the latest innovations, and connect with industry leaders.

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For more information and to register, visit the website and follow their social media channels for the latest updates and announcements:

Sep 11 2024 to Sep 12 2024
NEC Birmingham

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The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.