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Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer 2016

New Products ▪ New Trading Opportunities ▪ New Contacts

The 2016 conference, held in Cannes, France on 26-28 October attracted over 700 market participants from 361 companies across 58 countries – making it the best fertilizer event in Europe for networking and doing business. Delegates from across the supply chain attend including key decision makers from trading firms, producers, distributors, logistics, bagging and equipment providers. Don’t miss this chance to meet existing clients – and find new business - in one fabulous location over 3 days.

The 31st Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer 2017 Conference will take place on 18-20 October 2017, in the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain.

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 View the 2016 conference photos here

Quotation marks "Excellent conference with a fantastic attendance of high quality customers. Really pleased with the amount of interest we’ve had at our exhibition stand from people all over Europe! This is the place to be if you are in the European fertilizer business!” - JC Remsberg, Marketing Manager, AJ Sackett & Sons

A sample of companies that attended in 2016 include:

Agropolychim, AkzoNobel, Arab Potash Company, Compass Minerals, DF GRUPO, Eurochem, European Commission, Fertiberia, Fertilizers Europe, Haifa Group, Helm, ICL, K+S KALI, Koch Fertilizer Trading, Mitsubishi Corporation, MOPCO, Nitron Group, OCI Nitrogen, Polyserve Group, Rawfert, SQM, Tessenderlo Group, Toros Agri, Triferto, UNIFA, UNIFERT GROUP, VALAGRO, Van Iperen, Yara and many more. View the full list of 2016 companies here.

 Delegate List 

Benefits of attending the 2017 Europe Fertilizer conference

  • Meet new contacts from across the supply chain from all over the world – raw material producers, traders, manufacturers, distributors and service providers
  • Perfectly timed just ahead of the buying season for spring application in Europe
  • Assess growth prospects for speciality fertilizers and identify the regions offering best opportunities for growth
  • Hear how new EU regulations could impact nitrogen production in Europe, global phosphate trade and slow and controlled release fertilizers
  • Get the latest market intelligence from all major actors – inside and outside the conference sessions
Barcelona provides an excellent backdrop for you to relax with colleagues, old friends and create new contacts!

Quotation marks  


he conference was useful – as sponsors, it gave us good coverage and was great for networking. We met a lot of contacts and had many meetings." - Lionel Porte, Head of Product Development Commodities, Euronext

For more information about the Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer 2016 conference, please contact us using the details below:

 +44 (0) 20 7780 4340
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Join 700 delegates at the Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer Conference

Key decision makers from trading firms, producers, distributors, logistics, bagging and equipment service providers congregate for the region’s largest fertiliser conference in October each year. Over 700 delegates from 58 counties and 361 companies attend the annual event.

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A sample of the 2016 registered companies include: 

Nitron Group • ANIG • INTERFERT • Trammo AG • OCI Nitrogen • Heliopotasse • Yara Switzerland Ltd • ICL Fertilizers • PhosAgro • Tessenderlo Group • YARA SA • Fertiberia, S.A • Ameropa • Grupa Azoty Zak S.A. • Van Iperen BV • Van Iperen International BV • LANXESS NV • chemag agrarchemikalien GmbH • Rawfert s.a.l. • Antonio Tarazona, SL • SQM Iberian S.A. • VALAGRO SPA • Origin Uk Operations • Elixir Group • AGRAVIS • Elixir Agrar • Nidera UK • Euragglo • LexMar Global Inc. • ALIPHOS BELGIUM SA • Tera Agra 11 Ltd • Fosfan SA • Delta Marine Terminal • Agrofert, a.s. • AVAgro LLC • Herogra Fertilizantes S.A. • BIFERT AG • CHENGDU ROCCA CO.,LTD. • BLACK SEA GÜBRE TİCARET A.Ş. • SEA-INVEST • Prayon • Nidera UK • COMPASS MINERALS CORPORATION • Dreymoor Fertilizers Overseas PTE Ltd. • Ameropa AG • K+S KALI GmbH • SQM • Borealis • Port of Antwerp • Black Sea Fertilizers Trading co • Rawtrade International • Keytrade AG • PhosAgro Trading SA • Haifa Group • Eurochem Agro GmbH • Agrium Europe SA • Belarusian Potash Company • and many more... Download the 2016 list of attending companies here.

      Delegate List

There is a range of ways you can make the most out of your time at the conference and reach new people:

Schedule Meetings in Advance
You will receive the full contact delegate list 6 weeks before the conference - as soon as you have been sent this start contacting delegates to set up meetings.

Networking Zone
You can use a dedicated space in the exhibition area, where you can enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the day.

Social Functions
Our cocktail receptions and lunches give you a unique opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new contacts in an informal and enjoyable setting.

Networking App
The easy way to request meetings with other delegates and create your personal schedule - accessible from any web browser or as an app for your phone or tablet.

Roundtable Discussions
These focused discussions bring together peers working in the same areas providing you with the opportunity to meet potential business partners.

Delegate Feedback

"The conference was useful – as sponsors, it gave us good coverage and was great for networking. We met a lot of contacts and had many meetings."  Lionel Porte, Head of Product Development Commodities, Euronext

"Excellent conference with a fantastic attendance of high quality customers. Really pleased with the amount of interest we’ve had at our exhibition stand from people all over Europe! This is the place to be if you are in the European fertilizer business!” - JC Remsberg, Marketing Manager, AJ Sackett & Sons

"Myself and colleagues had great opportunities to meet new and existing customers and discuss business opportunities." 
- Stefan Grancharov, Director Marketing, Analysis and Controlling, Neochim

"We got back from the conference with new experiences, new knowledge and of course new contacts".
- Victor Bobko, Imperiya Agro, Ukraine

""The conference should be essential to every company's marketing plan" 
- Jeff Ivan, VP, International Sales & Marketing, Yargus Manufacturing

"Extraordinary opportunity to expand access to critical markets"
- Jon Hagler, VP International, AgXplore

"Good platform for the user and provider of technical equipment to meet/ exchange their needs and requirements."  
- Marc Doerffer, Project Manager, Maschinenfabrik Köppern

"The conference is an excellent opportunity for networking"
- Paulo Manuel Tendeiro Leal, Sales Manager, LBC Tank Terminals

For more information on the Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer conference please contact us using the details below:

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 2016 Confirmed Speakers and Panelists

Chair: Erik van den Bergh, Managing Director, Van Iperen International
Chair: Brian Wade, Innovation Director, Koch Agronomic Services
Bartolomeo Pescio, Head of BU Europe, Yara International        
Reinhard Büscher, Head of Unit, Directorate - General Grow, European Commission
Aida Idrissi, Senior Manager, Consulting, Argus FMB
Mounir Halim, Business Development Manager, Argus FMB
Paloma Pérez, General Secretary, Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Fertilizantes (ANFFE)
Renaud Bernardi, Area Sales Manager - France, Borealis

Mark Cryans, Head of Communications, Fertilizers Europe

Gilles Poidevin, Director General, UNIFA
Paloma Pérez, General Secretary, Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Fertilizantes (ANFFE)
Tiffanie Stéphani, Agriculture & Environment Manager, Fertilizers Europe
Ron Seligmann, Chief Agronomist & Knowledge Manager, Haifa Chemicals
Dr Jon Hillier, Senior Research Fellow, Aberdeen University
Hubert Kardasz, President, INTERMAG
Rene Verdaasdonk, Manager, Lebosol
Natalia Iglesias Aguilera, CEO - Via Fertysem, DF GRUPO
Al Hussein M. Nabil, Sales & Marketing Sector Manager, MOPCO
Josef Haber, Head of Functional Crop Care Europe, BASF
Dr. Elke Bloem, Scientific Director, Institute for Crop and Soil Science Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Chelsea Keenan, Marketing Manager, Shell Thiogro Technologies  
Nicolas White, Marketing Director, Tessenderlo
Steve McGrath, Head of Department of Sustainable Soils and Grassland Systems, Rothamsted Research

Sponsorship - Be Seen As An Industry Leader

With over 700 participants, drawn from the biggest producers, distributors and traders in the European supply chain, Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer gives you a unique platform to raise the profile of your company, your products or your services. Download the list of companies the 2016 list here.

Whether you want to ensure everyone at the conference knows you brand by sponsoring a cocktail reception, want to communicate a message to a specific group of delegates or want to demonstrate your product at an exhibition stand, we can create a package which fits your objectives.

If you are interested in discussing options for you to promote your company at Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer, contact us at

Information Download the sponsorship brochure to gain full insight into the event

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Sponsor the delegate bag given to every delegate     Exhibition area     Lobby

Attendance by Company Activity:

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Attendance by Country:

Country Map of Delegates

Senior decision makers from over 60 countries congregate in one location!

Sponsors at this highly targeted and focused event will benefit from:

  • Brand positioning - be at the forefront of your potential customers’ minds
  • Targeted advertising to our database of senior fertilizer contacts
  • The opportunity to forge quality business relationships with new clients
  • Being seen as an industry leader
  • Updates on key industry developments
  • A unique networking opportunity in an informal setting
  • Meeting your marketing objectives with tailored packages
  • Significant ROI

Delegate List     Download the sponsorship brochure

A few of the ways that you can promote your products and services to your target audience:

  • Gala dinners
  • Cocktail reception
  • Lunch
  • Document bag
  • Appointment card
  • Coffee break
  • Registration area
  • Delegate gift
  • Distribution of company brochure
  • Wifi, lanyards, room drops
  • Distribution of company brochure/ products 

Become a sponsor today

For detailed information on our sponsorship opportunities at Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer, please contact us by email:

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Alternatively call one of our regional offices:

Americas: Asia
Middle East
Brooklyn Guillory

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Jared Alarcon

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Rebecca Chong:

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Bruno Linder:

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Michael Walter:

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Mina Rezvan

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Damir Iskandyarov

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2016 Sponsors Include:


Borealis L.A.T

Linzer Agro Trade


Evergrow For Speciality Fertilizers 

Evergrow was established in 2006. It is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of speciality fertilizers. The company was founded by Eng. Mohamed El-Kheshen who remains Head of the Board of Directors and is an agronomist by profession. Evergrow is a pioneer company in Egypt where it produces the best quality speciality fertilizers and relevant acids and that in turn helps overcome the yearly expanding needs of >reclaimed areas and cultivated crops. Evergrow aims to be the leading producer of speciality fertilizers in Egypt and the MENA region and improves the sustainability performance of agricultural production systems. Therefore, Evergrow achieves a high level of excellence in fertilizers manufacturing through constant improvement and innovation that meet international standards in providing customers with premium quality products in efficient, reliable and safe manners, and assuring healthy and challenging environment for our employees.


Euronext, the leading exchange for commodities in Europe 

Euronext, the leading commodities exchange in Europe and home to trusted global and European benchmarks for products including milling wheat, rapeseed and corn, is launching a physically-deliverable futures contract on UAN-30 nitrogen solution in Q4 2016. The new fertiliser contract is aimed at users across the fertiliser industry, including cooperatives, commodities merchants and producers, who are key users of Euronext’s commodity contracts. Its addition to our range will allow Euronext to offer users a comprehensive and competitive suite of tools to manage price risk and cover their overall positions more efficiently, for both agricultural inputs and for grains and oilseeds. Contact our commodities team on

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Quantum Foliar Fertilizers

European Bulk Services (EBS)

Why exhibit?

Exhibiting - Generating tangible sales leads

Display your products and services to the decision makers in the leading fertilizer producers and consumers in the world. The exhibition area is always the hub of activity at the conference and the floor plan is designed to maximise traffic around your stand. To ensure your company does not miss out on lead generation and sales, contact Argus FMB today to reserve your stand while space is available.

Download the sponsorship brochure here

2016 Exhibitors Included:


EMT Eirich
Koppern Sinomagchem

Kropz Yargus Layco Ekmekciogullari
A. J. Sackett  Zeeland Seaports 

Yinong Magfert 


Other Exhibitors Include

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The exhibitors package includes:

  • Dedicated stand in a prime location at the centre of the conference
  • Delegate list of all registered attendees
  • Two delegate places for the full duration of the event
  • Access to all conference areas and presentation papers
  • Attendance to fantastic networking opportunities which include two evening cocktail parties on Wednesday and Thursday and two lunches on Thursday and Friday
  • Coverage of exhibitors in Fertilizer Focus magazine

Exhibition space is limited and is allocated on a first come first served basis.  If you are interested in exhibiting at the Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer event, please contact Fern Millican at:

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Quotation marks"Extraordinary opportunity to expand access to critical markets” - Jon Hagler, VP International, AgXplore

Quotation marks “I walk away from this conference with new partnerships and a lot of new opportunities” - Jeff Ivan, VP of International Sales, Yargus Manufacturing