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Free Entry Free Parking 12th October 2017 9.30am to 4.30pm

The largest B2B Expo of its type in the region, this event supports businesses across the UK in the management of energy, recycling and waste. As well as general environmental and facilities management. The expo incorporates exhibits of products, technologies, services and expertise. And includes a Keynote Speaker Platform, Seminar, Workshops on Energy, Waste and Environmental Management in Action plus Electric Vehicle Arena.

What we cover…Environmental Management. Sustainability. Facilities Management. Corporate Social Awareness. Waste Management & Recycling. Energy Management. Low Emission Transport. Best Practice Training. Environmental Legislation. Professional Services. Sustainable Procurement. Circular Economy. Staff Engagement. Staff Health and Wellbeing. Products, Services. and expertise for members of the public.

New for 2017 By popular demand, we will open our doors to members of the public with a colour code show floor plan to direct members of the public to the exhibits that serve both the domestic and commercial marketplace.

2017 Expo Highlights

  • Headline speaker: Head of Innovation – Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Economy
  • Sponsor Suez waste advice stand, free workshops and keynote speaker session.
  • The Body Shop and World Land Trust talk BioBridges
  • Experts on hand on today’s Electric Vehicles
  • Take to the road in a Tesla Model S and latest Model X
  • Ride in the highly popular Nissan Leaf
  • See the latest low emission offering from Ford
  • Try before you buy…and test ride the latest Electric Bikes
  • Visit the IEMA stand for a 15% new member discount
  • FREE 5-day TomTom Telematics Trial
  • Play and WIN with Green Bingo
  • Meet and Greet in the Eco Coffee Bar
  • Visit the 2017 Pop-Up Eco Shop
  • Get up close and personal with a Falcon in our natural pest control area
  • Visit the LearnZone with a choice of FREE Workshops
  • Book from 2 x Seminars
  • Be inspired by our 2017 Keynote Speakers
  • Let us ‘plan your visit‘ option
  • Chat to experts with hundreds of Exhibits
  • Enjoy FREE Entry and Free Parking
  • And so much more…

2017 Learnzone so far...

Headline Speaker

Ken Webster

Head of Innovation at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Economy



We are delighted to announce our 2017 Headline Speaker will be the Head of Innovation of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Circular Economy, Ken Webster. The Circular Economy, as a strategy for businesses of the future, is gaining enormous potential around the globe, with the British Standards Institute now launching a standard in May this year. Ken’s incredible knowledge of the Circular Economy and its possibilities for every organisation, turns usual thinking on its head.

Ken’s is the author of ‘A Wealth of Flows Circular Economy, a highly recommended read which launched in 2015 with a recently updated version now available. Since 2010 Ken has worked with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and has a background in environmental issues and economics education. His book relates the connections between systems thinking, economic and business opportunity and the potential for a circular economy. Ken is also a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University, an Honorary Teaching Fellow at the School of Management at the University of Bradford.

Keynote Speakers

Martin Baxter

Executive Director of Policy at Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)


We are delighted to announce Martin Baxter as keynote speaker at our 2017 Expo. Martin is a highly competent and experienced environment and sustainability executive. A strategic thinker with the capability to lead and influence others. National and international experience in developing and negotiating global and European standards, and developing capacity for effective and widespread implementation. Experience of communicating at all levels – including with senior parliamentarians, Government officials, business leaders, academia. An acknowledged expert on environmental management, regular spokesperson on a range of business environment topic areas. Self-motivated and focused on making a strategic difference.

Experience of communicating at all levels – including with senior parliamentarians, Government officials, business leaders, academia. An acknowledged expert on environmental management, regular spokesperson on a range of business environment topic areas. Self-motivated and focused on making a strategic difference.

Stuart Hayward-Higham

Technical Development Director at Suez Recycling and Recovery UK


We are delighted to have some as high profile in the sector as Stuart Hayward-Higham. Stuart is currently responsible for non-bidding emerging development activities in SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, delivering tools, techniques and information to meet customers’ business imperatives. This includes delivering new solutions or making successful niche activities mainstream through to market intelligence, market modelling and forecasting. In addition to his SUEZ duties Stuart is a director for Recoup (plastics recycling charity) and the Anaerobic Digestion and Bio-resources Association and is the UK senior management representative for SUEZ UK with Terracycle UK. Further he has provided expert advice to the EU on relevant elements of the circular economy and is a H2020 expert assessor. He is chair of the Environmental Services Association (ESA) Bioresources committee and member of the ESA renewable energy committee, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) Organic recycling steering group and gasification and Pyrolysis committee. Stuart also regularly guest lectures at a number of UK universities.

Main activity themes include harnessing waste as a resource, energy and bio-fuels manufacture, sorting, extraction and value enhancement for waste mix resources and the increasing introduction of circular economy based products and solutions.

Tim Pointer

Starboard Thinking


Tim Pointer will be covering staff engagement at the Expo this year and the changing expectations of staff in the 21st Century. His company, Starboard Thinking, has a passion for advancing organisational performance by investing in a high-performance working culture. His objective is to create high-performing-teams at every level who are aligned to the organisation’s purpose and strategy. His company partners with executives and senior managers – both individually and as a team – facilitating and coaching them to align their organisation and its people for maximum success.

The model is based on high-performance sailing teams, such as within the America’s Cup. On the hydrofoil catamarans of America’s Cup racing, every member of the team knows their individual, specialist role and is relied upon to perform it with dedication and professionalism. Anyone watching the team’s performance can see the commitment to the team’s purpose and strategy. So their aim is for this to be true for those teams they partner.

Emma Harris

Spectrum Workplace talk on The Agile Workplace


Work has changed. Most offices haven’t. Your office environment speaks volumes about your business and has a huge effect on people: The people you work with, the people you want to hire and the people that you work for – the people who buy your products and/or services.

With a background in strategic transformation, Emma Harris will be sharing research-based insights and workplace design principles that are proven to provide a better work experience and help organisations achieve their strategic goals. Distilling over 40 years worth of experience & knowledge working with a range of companies from start-ups to industry giants, Spectrum Workplace has helped its clients drive competitive advantage and business results by designing and creating unique workplaces that are uniquely designed for who they are, what they do and what they need in their environment to succeed.

Highlighting the 5 office spaces required for business success, Emma will explain what they are for, the benefits and the rules of engagement for each area – because whether you have a company of 5, 50 or 5,000 the fundamentals remain the same.

Margaret Bates

President Professor – Chartered Institute of Waste and Management CIWM


We are delighted to announce Margaret Bates as our 2017 Keynote Speaker.

As the pre-eminent institution for resources and waste management we, CIWM, champion the success of individual professionals and organisations working in our industry.

Margaret was Professor at the University of Northampton and is presently the Chair of the Institution’s Scientific & Technical Committee. Over her years as a lecturer.

.Her work has featured on BBC Panorama, in the Guardian newspaper, Radio 4 You and Yours, Radio 4 World at One, The Sun, News of the World, Mail, Mail on Sunday as well as on local radio, television and newspapers, researcher and presenter at conferences she developed an expertise in landfill energy from waste, resource efficiency and more recently WEEE. Margaret’s was an adviser to the Kenyan and Nigerian governments in the development of policy relating to wastes management and also delivered training on developing effective policy and regulation for several more through the United Nations University.

Simon Locke

International Environmental Sustainability Manager The Body Shop


We are very pleased that Simon Locke has chosen our platform to share their work on the World Bio-Bridges Mission, in association with the World Land Trust.

The Body Shop story started with Anita Roddick’s belief in something revolutionary; that business could be a force for good, and in 1976 The Body Shop was born. They have always done things differently, broken the mould, been bold, been brave. Today, their commitment is stronger than ever; to enrich, not exploit. For them, this means enriching people as well as our planet, its biodiversity and resources.

The Body Shop is committed to working fairly with our farmers and suppliers and helping communities to thrive.Their products enrich, but never make false promises and are never tested on animals. They are proud to be original, irreverent and campaign for what’s right; together we can do it. The Body Shop: “Enrich Not Exploit™. It’s in our hands”.

Dan Bradbury

Head of Development World Land Trust with The Body Shop


Patron – Sir David Attenborough: The money given to the World Land Trust, in my estimation, has more effect on the wild world than almost anything I can think of.

World Land Trust (WLT) works to protect some of the world’s most biodiverse and threatened habitats acre by acre. To do this, WLT empowers local NGOs by providing finance and technical support to create and protect nature reserves, restore degraded habitats and ensure they are permanently protected.

An essential part of WLT’s philosophy is always to work through local partners and rely on local expertise. Unlike some organisations, WLT does not have its own local offices or direct the priorities of its partners. However, when required WLT assists with technical knowledge and supports the development of local skills and partner capacity.

It is important to be able to quantify results, and having areas of land under active conservation by WLT’s partners is the best way to highlight the Trust’s achievements.

Adam Woodhall – MC

Owner – Inspiring Sustainability

Master of Ceremonies presenting our Headline and Keynote Speakers

A well-known character in the sector, Adam is back as our MC this year by popular demand. Advisor, activator and author, he is passionate about celebrating the flourishing society we live in; supporting individuals and organisations to abundantly connect with their own values, each other and our shared home; and expressing my values by working with people to generate transformative action.

Workshop Programme

“How to transition your EMS to ISO 14001:2015”

By Peter Schofield – GEP Environmental

10.00am to 11.00am – Sainsbury Room Upper Ground Floor

A certified Environmental Management System (EMS) can deliver great commercial value and incorporating the new requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 need not be difficult or expensive. Peter is experienced in the design and implementation of Environmental Management Systems and has supported a number of client across a variety of sectors to transition to ISO 14001:2015, and will be explaining exactly what your organisation needs to do to meet the requirements of and become certified to the new EMS Standard.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

“Adding value through effective Carbon Management”

Peter Schofield – GEP Environmental

11.30 to 12.30pm – Sainsbury Room Upper Ground Floor

Taking elements from the training courses GEP provide to clients covering, Carbon, GHG’s, Foot Printing, Accounting and Management, Peter will explain how to get to grips with your carbon intensity and the costs involved. With examples taken from our extensive experience of successful energy efficiency projects, we will provide guidance on assessing your premises and processes to identify cost-effective opportunities to reduce carbon emissions. Effective management of these opportunities will lead to tangible year-on- year cost reductions and other commercial benefits such as improved reputation or enhanced risk mitigation.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Environmental Management in Action – Mat Jane of Winchester University

10.00am to 11.00am – Marshall Room Upper Ground Floor

We are delighted to announce that Head of Energy and Environment at Winchester University will be talking in our environmental management in action section.

The university has looked at every aspect of the running of their campus and student accommodation and, as a result, have made considerable savings in energy, waste, recycling, power, water and much more.

Mat is an enthusiastic and highly interesting and knowledgeable speaker.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

2 Workshop Sessions by Suez Recycling and Recovery UK

Session 1: 10.30am to 11.30am – Greenage Room Upper Ground Floor

Session 2: 2.15pm to 3.15pm – Greenage Room Upper Ground Floor

Run by leading waste expert (Top 100) Stuart Hayward-Hyham.

Session to be added shortly.

For an early alert on the details, please email

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Susie Tomson

Susie Tomson on LandRover BAR America’s Cup

Opportunities and actions, great things achieved and how they got there”.

Time to be confirmed – Marshall Room Upper Ground Floor

We are delighted to welcome Suzy as Workshoppresenter for the 2017 Expo. Suzy’s work is supporting and delivering the sustainability commitments and programmes for top sporting teams and events, including America’s Cup – Land Rover BAR, Ryder Cup 2014, European Tour, London 2012.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Presenter to be Confirmed

Topic: Water De-Regulation

14:00am to 16.00am (Marshall Suite on the Upper Ground Floor)

Workshop details to be added.

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Matthew Vass

Matthew Vass

Topic: Driving a Greener Future

10:00am to 12.00am (Nicholas Suite on the Upper Ground Floor)

Sales growth, maximum profits, enhanced services, more effective use of resources – with the right technology running in the background, fleet management can play a pivotal role in the overall success of your business.

Find out how.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Further workshops are being added. For an early alert on new sessions please email

LearnZone Half Hour

Ian Allder – Director, Specialist Sectors Lombard Bank

10.00am to 10.30am (Richards Suite on the Upper Ground Floor)

As the UK’s largest financial supporters of Renewable Energy Projects, to the tune of £1.1b in the last financial year, and set to increase in the current financial year, Lombard Bank will share information on financing these solutions that are saving organisations hundreds of thousands of pounds in energy every year.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Steve McIntyre

Steve McIntyre – ANS Global

11.00am to 11.30am (Richards Suite on the Upper Ground Floor)

Steve is an experienced and trusted horticulturist, presently employed by the ANS Group. Steve has 30 years of experience in successful planting methods across a wide range of projects and 15 years experience specialising in Living Walls and Green Roofs.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

Guy Osmond

Guy Osmond – Osmond Group

2.00pm to 2.30pm (Richards Suite on the Upper Ground Floor)

Sit or Stand at Work? Separating Fact from Fiction

Much has been published about the dangers of sitting and the benefits of standing and moving about at work. However, if you are not a medical professional, the publicity surrounding this issue can appear bewildering. This short session outlines some of the mixed messages currently circulating, clarifies the known facts and makes some suggestions about effective ways to address the issue. Delegates will also come away with access to a range of free online resources for improved well being and productivity at work. Guy’s company was originally established in 1962 and the workplace ergonomics activities were introduced in 1992. He speaks, blogs and advises regularly on issues such as the ageing workforce, generational differences, sit-stand furniture, handheld technology, well-being and productivity.

Register now to book early for this session as it will be popular.

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