2017 International Zinc Conference – Europe

Steigenberger Wiltcher’s, Brussels, Belgium – 8-10 May, 2017

General Information:

The International Zinc Association is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural International Zinc Conference – Europe which aims to be the preeminent conference in Europe for networking with leading zinc industry stakeholders.  Hear from International experts on important topics such as:

  • Global zinc market outlook
  • Regional market outlooks in China, Europe, India and Latin America
  • New market segment developments
  • Key Industry Challenges

Registration is open! 

Please click here to register:

Reminder: IZA members get a discounted rate.

Don’t forget to download the app when you have registered!

1. Download the App

The conference app can be used with Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phones. Simply search for ZINC EVENTS in the app store and download the app for free on your smart phone or tablet device. 

2. Login to the Event

To login, click on the BRUSSELS 2017 event – then enter your email address and create your personal password. Allow for push notifications so you can receive instant updates about any changes during the conference.

Click here for further instruction on HOW TO ACCESS THE APP.

3. Begin Using the App

Create your profile and access the main menu to:

  • Create your schedule
  • See who else is attending
  • See a list of speakers and presentations
  • Send private messages

Click here for more information on HOW TO USE THE APP.


Delegate fee: EUR 1,550 – early registration fee valid until 12 March 2017; EUR  1,750 – applicable 13 March – 26 April; as of 27 April the registration fee will be EUR 1,950

Discount for IZA Members: – EUR 150
Note: The discount code appears when you select delegate registration.

Special discounts are available for those attending both conferences, the International Zinc Conference in the US in February and the International Zinc Conference in Europe in May : – EUR 250 for IZA Members / – EUR 100 for non-members. Please contact bwirths@zinc.org to obtain the relevant discount codes.

Special fee for Zinc Customers: EUR 1,000
This fee applies to galvanizers, die casters, brass, fencing, zinc oxide and fertilizer companies, steel mills. Please contact bwirths@zinc.org for more information and discount code.

Fee for optional plant tour – Zinc Plant (Nyrstar), Budel, Netherlands: EUR 50
This includes bus transfer from/to Brussels and lunch.
Note: Participation is limited to two persons per company. Registrations have to be submitted no later than 4 May.


Program Overview:

Monday, 8th May 2017: Plant Visit to Nyrstar’s Zinc Plant in Budel, The Netherlands (optional); Registration and Opening Reception
Tuesday, 9th May 2017: Conference Sessions (all day) followed by a Reception
Wednesday, 10th May 2017: Conference sessions (half day) followed by Lunch

To view the program click here.

Nyrstar’s Budel Zinc Smelter: The Budel zinc smelter is situated in the south-east of The Netherlands near the Belgian border, and is a large-scale smelter with a capacity of 260,000 tonnes of zinc. Budel produces zinc and zinc alloys predominately from low iron concentrate and is one of the most efficient zinc producers in the world. Budel’s two key products are SHG and zinc galvanizing alloys.


Conference Venue:

Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel
71, Avenue Louise
B-1050 Brussels
tel: +32 2 542 4242
Web: https://www.steigenberger.com/en/hotels/all-hotels/belgium/brussels/steigenberger-wiltchers



IZA has blocked a number of rooms for Zinc Conference participants at the special rates of EUR 189 per night for single occupancy including full American breakfast and high speed internet. City tax is extra – EUR 9.50 per room, per night. A supplement of EUR 20 applies for double occupancy.

Cut-off date for room reservations is 3rd April 2017. Room bookings made thereafter will be subject to availability/rate.

Information on how to reserve a room will be available at the end of the registration process.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be made in writing (email, fax or post) to International Zinc Association, 2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 115, Durham NC  27713 USA; fax: +1 (919) 361-1957; email: contact@zinc.org no later than 14 April 2017. All refunds are subject to a EUR 100 processing fee and will not be processed until after the conference. Cancellations made after 14 April 2017 are non-refundable. Substitutions are permitted.

Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

This conference is kindly sponsored by: