RISI announces new event partnership with CEPI for RISI's 2015 European Conference and CEPI's European Paper Week

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RISI announces new event partnership with CEPI for RISI's 2015 European Conference and CEPI's European Paper Week

February 17, 2015 - 02:23

BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2015 (Press Release) -Cooperation between the groups will mean better programs for both RISI's 2015 European Conference and CEPI's European Paper Week.

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced a new event partnership with the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). The agreement will enhance the program for bothRISI's 2015 European ConferenceandCEPI's European Paper Week.

"RISI and CEPI share a long history of serving the needs of the European paper industry. This agreement will allow us to combine our resources and provide critical information to those operating in this market. Both events will present critical information to help our clients and constituents navigate these troubling economic times," said Iain Murray, Vice President of Conference Services at RISI.

As part of the new agreement, RISI economists will present at CEPI's European Paper Week and speak on market trends, challenges and opportunities in the European pulp and paper market. In turn, CEPI will provide commission updates and Marco Mensink, Director General of CEPI will present on "A Survival Guide to Europe." This presentation will discuss the current issues in Europe affecting the European pulp and paper industry.

RISI's European conferencewill take place from March 9-11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Hilton Amsterdam Hotel. The European Paper Week will take place November 17-19, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. Additional details will be available atwww.cepi.org/epwat a later stage.

About RISI(www.risi.com)

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

About CEPI(www.cepi.org)

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is a Brussels-based non-profit organization regrouping the European pulp and paper industry and championing industry's achievements and the benefits of its products. Through its 18 member countries (17 European Union members plus Norway) CEPI represents some 515 pulp, paper and board producing companies across Europe, ranging from small and medium sized companies to multi-nationals, and 940 paper mills. Together they represent 23% of world production.