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PRIMA conference

2 September 2024
Vienna, Austria

PRIMA is the platform for discussion, knowledge and inspiration for the pulp and paper supply chains, with the 2024 event taking place as part of Smithers Paper Week 2024

Over the last 55 years, PRIMA has established a reputation as the go-to network hub for the entire fibre value chain – from forestry, minerals and chemicals companies through to pulp and paper makers, merchants, publishers, printers, packaging producers and consumers of paper and board products.

PRIMA 2024 is taking place as a strategically focused one-day event, this year's event will provide delegates with the opportunity to get the latest developments in the fibre network, in-depth background information and a clear understanding of future challenges and solutions from top leaders in the industry.

Why not join us, a day before PRIMA and visit some local sites of Vienna. Come and join us on Sunday 1 September 2024 from 16:00 - 17:30. We will start at Imperial Riding School Hotel where the delegates will be collected and able to venture off to some historic sites such as, Belvedere Palace and then head into the city center. Afterwards, you will be able to make your own plans in the city center and enjoy some evening time in Vienna.

Register your interest in joining us next year now to be kept informed of all the latest event updates and be notified as soon as tickets are available.


Alongside an award-winning programme, PRIMA provides the perfect environment for you to connect with senior decision makers and key players from across the industry and build on those all-important business relationships. 

In 2024, delegates will...

  • Discover solutions to the biggest challenges facing the pulp, paper and print sectors through a series of dynamic sessions led by high-calibre industry leaders
  • Network with senior representatives of leading paper and pulp industry players. Attendees include senior experts from Smurfit Kappa, MM Group, NatWest, BusinessEurope, Cepi, Climate Bonds Initiative, Sappi, Paptic, Bobst, AB InBev, Holmen, Unilever, HB Fuller, BASF, Dow, Omya and more
  • Have their questions answered during dedicated Q&A sessions throughout the event
  • Join us at at an exclusive networking dinner
  • Join us on a walking tour of Vienna on Sunday 1 September

Previous attendees include:

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Resource Wise
Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair’s closing remarks and end of day one
Networking dinner
Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp - Felix Schoeller & DIE PAPIERINDUSTRIE (DPI)

Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp

CEO & President at Felix Schoeller & DIE PAPIERINDUSTRIE (DPI)
Henrik Sjölund - Holmen Group

Henrik Sjölund

CEO and President at Holmen Group
Marco Eikelenboom - Sappi Europe

Marco Eikelenboom

CEO, Sappi Europe; Chairperson, Cepi at Sappi Europe
Martin Zahlbruckner - delfortgroup AG

Martin Zahlbruckner

CEO at delfortgroup AG
Ross Bushnell - Pixelle Specialty Solutions

Ross Bushnell

President & CEO at Pixelle Specialty Solutions
Sebastian Heinzel - Heinzel Holding Gmbh

Sebastian Heinzel

CEO at Heinzel Holding Gmbh

Advisory Board

Martin Zahlbruckner - delfortgroup AG

Martin Zahlbruckner

CEO at delfortgroup AG
Ulf Tillman - ECOL Studio Consulting AB

Ulf Tillman

Senior Consultant at ECOL Studio Consulting AB
Berry Wiersum - Sappi Europe S.A.

Berry Wiersum

Head of Regulatory Affairs at Sappi Europe S.A.
Leena Lintunen - Stora Enso

Leena Lintunen

Market Intelligence Manager, Division Paper at Stora Enso
Tuomas Mustonen - Paptic Ltd

Tuomas Mustonen

CEO & Founder at Paptic Ltd