This three-yearly event brings together over  12,500 trade visitors from over 100 countries to see the products and services displayed by 586 exhibitors, from 41 countries, in more than 22,000m2 net of stand space.
 
INDEX is the premier industry platform, where senior industry professionals from around the world come together to seek competitive insights, learn about the latest technologies, and network.
 
Visitors and exhibitors will have the chance to hear from “Big Picture” speaker, Professor Nino Künzli, Deputy Director, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Dean, Swiss School of Public Health, on the health effects of air pollution and the implications for policy makers, citizens and the industry.
 
INDEX 17 will take place in parallel to partner filtration conference and exhibition FILTREX for the first time this year. The opening session of the conference features keynote speaker Professor Künzli, who will put forward the key challenges and opportunities faced by the filtration industry, and renowned experts in the field will then discuss how these are being addressed, including through the use of nonwovens.
 
Key topics covered at FILTREX include:
·         Health effects of fine and ultra-fine particles on humans
·         Standardisation
·         Quality assurance and testing
·         Fibres for filtration media
·         Application oriented solutions
·         Innovations in nonwoven filtration media