Supporting organisations

Members of supporting organisations can generally book delegate places at a reduced rate. Please contact your organisation, listed here, to confirm the discount code or email Use the code at the end of the booking process to secure your discount.

Supporting Organisations

Euroheat and Power

Euroheat & Power is the most powerful network of district energy professionals in Europe and beyond, connecting industry players, decision-makers and national DHC associations. Our dedicated team of highly-skilled professionals works on a portfolio of key issues to accelerate the development of district energy and always has our members’ best interests in mind. With a relentless focus on service, we aim to help ensure that District Energy fulfils its enormous potential.

Euroheat & Power's mission is to: create a growth environment for district energy by giving the sector a voice in Brussels; analyse and explain the impact of public policy on the district energy market; and provide a platform for cooperation among DHC/CHP actors in Europe and around the world.

Its members come from over 30 countries, and the network aims to advocate on behalf of its members towards key political institutions and the broader stakeholder community. It also carries out regulatory analysis and market research; compiles technical know-how and disseminates best practices; and hosts events and networking opportunities. Its next event is the 2020 Euroheat & Power Conference, held on 5-6 May 2020 in Brussels.

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LARAC - The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee

LARAC was formed in 1985 to represent the emerging voice of local government recycling officers. Full membership is open to any local authority within the UK. We represent local authority views in waste and recycling issues, and we are run by an executive of 20 serving local authority waste management officers.

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European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy Technology (ESWET)

ESWET is the European association representing manufacturers in the field of waste to energy technology. The main purpose of ESWET is to foster the development and the dissemination of waste to energy technology. ESWET also seeks to raise awareness of the positive implications of waste to energy technology in terms of better waste management, energy and materials recovery, and thus environmental protection. ESWET firmly believes that waste to energy has an increasingly important role to play in a sustainable modern European waste management.

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The Environmental Services Association (ESA)

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is the trade body representing the UK's resource and waste management industry. Companies in our sector collect the waste materials produced by households and businesses across the UK, treat it responsibly, and turn a large percentage of it into new resources or energy whilst protecting the environment.

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Allen & York delivers a unique blend of recruitment skills and technical knowledge to its clients. With a consultative approach, and an extensive specialist network, this ensures a fully informed and dedicated recruitment service, tailored to each assignment. Dedicated to making a positive difference to the global economy, Allen & York delivers sustainable recruitment solutions – for now and in the future.

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CIWM is the leading membership organisation for professionals in the sustainability, resources and waste management sector, representing and supporting over 5,700 individuals across the UK and overseas. 

We empower our community of members to achieve success by keeping them updated on the latest news and policy activity from across the sector; providing expert technical advice and information; offering a range of training courses and learning opportunities for all experience levels; promoting the importance of professional development and providing one-to-one career advice; hosting a number of industry-leading events and conferences; and providing a variety of unrivalled networking opportunities, both nationally and on a local level.

We also play a vital role in shaping the future of the resources and waste management sector. We provide an impartial, influential, and respected voice in policy discussions in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and London, ensuring our members’ views are represented and that policy development is informed by theoretical and practical understanding and experience.

It is our mission to influence, inform and inspire the sustainable management of resources and waste and our specialised knowledge and trusted reputation enable us to do so.

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CEWEP, the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants

CEWEP, the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants, is the umbrella association of the operators of waste to energy plants, representing about 410 plants from 23 countries. They make up more than 80% of the waste to energy capacity in Europe. Our members are committed to ensuring high environmental standards, achieving low emissions, and maintaining state-of-the-art energy production from remaining waste that cannot be recycled in a sustainable way.

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