RWM Acquired by the Prysm Group

RWM Exhibition

Independent organiser The PRYSM Group has acquired the industry-leading recycling and waste management trade show RWM from Ascential PLC 

The PRYSM Group has announced that RWM in partnership with CIWM, the UK’s leading recycling, energy, water and waste management show, has joined its its Environmental Division, which already includes The European Contamination Expo Series, Hazardous Waste Expo, Land Remediation Expo, The Flood Expo and The Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo. RWM, the only UK event that brings together the entire industry, was acquired from Ascential plc.

Commenting on the acquisition of RWM, Event Director Nick Woore, said: “RWM is undoubtedly the leading exhibition in the global resource management sector, so to be able to add the show to our already incredible portfolio is extremely exciting.

“Waste, recycling and resource management is crucial to all of our lives and the significant contribution that this dynamic and innovative sector can make to the economy is increasingly being recognised by governments and industry. Running this event is an honour we are not taking lightly, and we will ensure that this exhibition leads the way for the industry tasked with delivering a sustainable future for our country.”

“This is an exciting development for RWM and CIWM looks forward to working in partnership with PRYSM to ensure that the show goes from strength to strength as the premiere showcase for the resources and waste management sector,” said CIWM chief executive Dr Colin Church. “We welcome PRYSM’s decision to invest in expanding its environmental business and there are clear synergies with other events in the PRYSM stable that will

The dates for the show will be the 12th & 13th September 2018. 

Attendance at the RWM had been falling and some sectors of the waste market had not been represented at the show. The organisers plan on co-exhibiting with their existing events, the Flood Expo, The European Contamination Series (including Hazardous Waste Expo, Spill Response Expo and Land Remediation Expo) and Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering will move to sit next to a new look RWM.

Each of these additional exhibition areas will hold some interest for the tyre recycling sectors as there is potential for tyre use in all three areas. This gives some hope that the tyre recycling sector may have an opportunity to become involved at the event to promote the work done by the sector.

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.



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