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JEC World returns to Paris in April 2023

After its 2022 edition, JEC World, the leading international trade show dedicated to composite materials, their manufacturing technologies and application markets, will take place in Paris, France at the Paris Nord Villepinte from April 25-27, 2023. As businesses reopen, and all application sectors seek for sustainable technologies, JEC World 2023 is expected to be the biggest event ever, welcoming the entire global community in a spirit of innovation, business and networking.

Featuring +1,200 exhibitors (and 95% exhibition space booked), JEC World organizers anticipate more than 36,000 professional visits in 2023, including Asian key players from China, India and Japan to name a few. 

Each year JEC World designs an insightful conference program enabling participants to address the main challenges and key trends shaping the future of the composites industry. From highlighting new composites markets around the world to analyzing new materials, products and processes, the event invites executives and engineers across the value chain to share their insights. Keynotes and roundtables will cover key topics ranging from lightweighting engineering structures, hydrogen, airplane of the future to new materials, recycling and fostering a circular economy. The JEC Composites Innovation Planets and the hundreds of products launched by exhibitors will present latest achievements.

In order for industry decision-makers to make the most of  the show, JEC World also provides an effective business meeting program. More than 4,000 meetings organized by JEC took place in 2022, giving participants the opportunity to strengthen their market profile, get involved in new programs, and meet new business partners.

In order to encourage and recognize excellence, JEC World returns with its two programs, the JEC Composites Innovation Awards, and the JEC Composites Startup Booster.

Photo Credit: JEC World 2022

Over the last 25 years, the JEC Composites Innovation Program has involved more than 1,900 companies worldwide. At least 214 companies and 527 partners have been awarded for the excellence of their collaborative projects. The 2023 winners will be announced on March 2, 2023, during a dedicated ceremony, and JEC World will offer attendees three days to meet the winning companies and their partners.

The JEC Composites Startup Booster will welcome 20 finalists to pitch their projects in front of a jury of industry experts. Three startups, with the greatest potential market impact, will be awarded. The Startup Village will be the place-to-be to connect with the finalists and discover their innovations. This competition is supported by innovation partners Airbus, Mitsubishi Chemical Group and Mercedes-Benz.

Read: JEC World 2022 preview

The SAMPE Europe Summit will take place April 24th, prior to JEC World.

The three-day conference program is available here:

For additional resources about JEC World, CW provided a thorough 2022 post-show recap.

Publication date: 03/02/2023

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Last update: 2022-01-31