Event Review Chemspec Digital 2020 Concludes Successfully
The first edition of Chemspec Digital 2020 was held online from November 11 – 12, 2020. The online platform brought together industry players from the global fine as well as speciality chemicals community and showcased various innovative products as well as provided insights into the latest industry trends.
Germany – The first Chemspec Digital event was held online from November 11 – 12, 2020 and provided a dedicated meeting platform for the global fine and speciality chemicals community. A total of 1,591 attendees from 57 countries have used the opportunity to log on to the platform during the two event days to network, conduct business and watch webinar content live and on demand. The new digital event format proved successful, as many participants from all over the world joined to explore bespoke solutions, connect with the industry and learn about the latest trends & developments in the fine and speciality chemicals industry.
“The year 2020 has been everything but normal due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, providing a business platform and keeping the industry connected – especially in times like these – is our responsibility as an established and powerful gateway to global business and knowledge. We simply had to adapt to the new circumstances and find an innovative way to achieve our objective”, explains Liljana Goszdziewski, Portfolio Director of Chemspec Europe. “With the successful launch of Chemspec Digital 2020, which was well received by over 1,500 industry experts, we provided a great opportunity to explore bespoke solutions, connect with the community and learn about the latest trends & developments throughout the two-day event,” added Goszdziewski.
Virtual Stands, Product Showcases & Matchmaking: The New Way to Conduct Business
A total of 278 exhibiting companies took advantage of the show’s digital offerings. Within their virtual stands, exhibitors showcased numerous products to allow visitors to explore new products and services in more detail. In addition, the comprehensive product/ company search and the intelligent matchmaking system helped suppliers and buyers to meet and conduct business. “Chemspec Digital 2020 has shown that virtual exhibition stands and online meetings provide new sales opportunities and a new way to generate business leads,” said Goszdziewski about the new online platform.
The Webinar Programme: High Demand Shows the Need in the Industry
A daily programme of webinar sessions, held by key players from the fine and speciality chemicals industry, provided an opportunity for participants to gain insights into the latest industry knowledge, ongoing R&D projects and innovations. The webinar content was presented live on the platform and was streamed for almost 240 hours during the event. The high demand for topics such as Chemicals Regulation, Crop Protection, Chemistry Start-ups and Pharma Outsourcing demonstrated that there is a need for the industry to identify and discuss the current challenges and opportunities.
“Chemspec Digital 2020 already offered many functionalities and opportunities to participants. With the learnings and valuable feedback gathered from this event, we have set the groundwork for an ongoing complementary format to the live show,” concludes Goszdziewski.