For the 11th successive year WBM unites the leaders of the bio-based economy for a senior executive level conference. Bringing together core strategic decision makers, WBM hosts those actively pursuing the partnerships that shape the bio-based marketplace. From land to brand, via innovation, technology, finance and design, WBM truly connects the entire bioeconomy from upstream to downstream...



Companies already attending the conference include:



Abengoa Bioenergy | Acme-Hardesty Co | ADM | AFS Energy | Airbus | Airco Fin Holding | Akuo Biomass | Akzo Nobel Nederland Bv | AlterNRG/ Westinghouse Plasma Corp | Amyris | ArcelorMittal | Argos Shared Service Center BV | Arkema | Arzeda | Austrian Energy Agency | AVA-CO2 Schweiz AG | Avantium | Bank of America Merrill Lynch | BASF Venture Capital  | Bee | Beta Renewables SpA | Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant | BioAmber | Bio-Elektro Projekt | Biomass Power Association | BioNB | Biorizon | BIO-THINK | BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank | BNEF | Borregaard | BP BRIDGESTONE TECHNICAL CENTER EUROPE S.P.A | BRUKS Klockner GmbH | Bunge | Capricorn Venture Partners n.v.| Carbon Trust | Cargill | CE Delft | Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance | CEFIC | Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad | Clariant | Cluster IAR | Cocoon Wealth | Conifex Timber Inc | Corbion | Coverstro | CS Partners | Cultivation Corridor | Danube Energy Ventures Kft | De Smet SA Engineers & Contractors | DECHEMA Ausstellungs-GmbH | Deinove | DESMET BALLESTRA ENGINEERING N.V | Detroit Stoker Company | DSM Bio-based Products & Services B.V | E4 Tech | Eco Fuels Netherlands | Ecofys Netherlands B.V | Ecostrat Inc | Ecosynthetix | EDF | Elevance | Ence Energia & Celulosa | Enerkem | Enginuity Worldwide LLC | Entrepreneurs Fund | Envergent Technologies | Enviva | ePURE | Estover Energy | Ethanol Europe Renewables | Etihad Airways | Eurodia | European Climate Foundation | Everest Energy Group | FatHopes Energy | Fiberight Ltd | FISCH - Flanders Innovation Hub for Sustainable Chemistry | Flanders Investment & Trade | Flint Hill Resources | Fluor | Fram Renewable Fuels | FutureMetrics | G.I Dynamics | Garden State Green Energy | GDF Suez | GF Biochemicals | Glennmont Partners | Global Bioenergies | Godavari Biorefineries Ltd (Somaiya Group) | GoodNRG | Green Biologics | GreenGran BV | Groningen Seaports | Hak Renewable Energy BV | Hawkins Wright | Honeywell UOP | hte GmbH | ICCT | Icon Energy | IFMAS | IKEA of Sweden AB | Ingenza | Interface | International Biomass Torrefaction council | Invest in Finland | Investancia | Iowa Department of Economic Development | IP Handling Nederland BV | ITERG | Jaguar Land Rover | Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies | Joule unlimited | KBR | Kingsman | Kiverdi | LANXESS Distribution GmbH | LanzaTech | Leaf Resources Ltd | LEGO | Libragen | Licella Pty Ltd | Lufthansa | Marquis | McEnergy S AM LLC, USA | Mercurius Biorefining | MetGen | Mitsui & Co. Ltd. | Myriant Corp | NatureWorks BV | Neste Jacobs | NexSteppe | Novamont | NVDB | ORKA NRG | Passmore Group | Pepsi Co | Phytonix Corporation | Pinnacle Pellet | Pivert | PlanetEnergy | Port of Amsterdam | Port Of Ghent | PROCESSIUM | PVM Oil Associates | Rabobank | Reliance Industries Limited | Reliance Industries Ltd | Renmatix | Rennovia | Reverdia | River Basin Energy  | Royal Cosun | RSC Bio Solutions | SEKAB | Shell | Sia Partners | Sinvestec | SkyNRG | SNC Lavlin | Sofinim NV | Sofinnova Partners | Sofiproteol | SP Process Development | State of Iowa | Steeper energy | Stern Brothers & Co. | Succinity  |Sunbird Bioenergy | Sustainability Consult | Sustech Consult | Sylvatex | Syngip BV | Syngulon | Technical University Munich | Tecnalia | TEKES  |Tereos | TNO | Total | TPG Biotech | Trivial Dimension Projectos | UCO Trading | UNCTAD | UNIFI Inc | University of Groningen | UPM | US Department of Agriculture | US Department of Energy (DOE) | Utility Management / STRUKTURforsyningen | Valmet AB | Vantage Point Capital Partners | Vireol Bio Industries plc | Visel Biofuels | VTT | Wageningen UR, AFSG Food & Biobased Research | White Dog Labs Inc. | Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling technology | Wood MacKenzie | Wood Pellet Serrvices

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"I highly recommend you put World Bio Markets on your
annual conference agenda. For me, it's a don't miss"

Jeff Passmore , CEO, Passmore Group Inc


650 Attendees

WBM will be big. Very big. With 650 senior level attendees from across the entire bioeconomy coming together to network, form partnerships and shape the future of the industry, you can't afford to miss out - if you're not here, chances are your competition will be.

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Entire value-chain

Breaking down geographic and sector boundaries, WBM sees those who drive the global bio-based economy come together as one.  Where else can you meet the entire value-chain under one roof?

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1-to-1 Partnering

NEW FOR 2016! To bring you better networking opportunities than ever before, we're launching our brand new 1-to-1 online partnering platform- schedule meetings with fellow attendees before the event and build your agenda around them!

What else can you expect?


Over the last 10 years, over 9,500 delegates have
attended the World Bio Markets conference
in Brussels, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Conference speakers include:



Sir Ranulph Fiennes

The World's Greatest Living Explorer

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Linden Coppell

Head of Sustainability

Etihad Airways
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Ian Ellison

Sustainability Manager

Jaguar Land Rover
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Tom Jensen

EVP and Head of Corporate Development

Joule Unlimited
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Perry Toms


Steeper Energy
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Geanna van Arkel

Head of Sustainable Development

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Check out our brand new video series, World Bio Markets Talks, bringing you interviews with some of the leading figures from across the bioeconomy.

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Who attended. What was talked about. Where the industry is heading. Download the 2015 post event report to see what makes WBM special.

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ePure has released its annual 2015 State of the Industry, a comprehensive look at the European ethanol industry, its market and policy environment.

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

Aviation Partner

Biochemicals Stream Sponsor

Thought Leadership Sponsors



"World Bio Markets 2015 was a successful event for us as it offered a
platform to meet the entire biofuels value chain in one place at one time."

Sari Mannonen, Sales & Marketing Director, UPM Biofuels