14th ICIS World Surfactants

Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, NJ
Conference: 9-10 May 2024 
Training: 8 May 2024

Driving the future of surfactants through insight and collaboration

Bringing together industry professionals from all corners of the surfactants value chain for an informative and valuable two days, the ICIS World Surfactants Conference is now in its fourteenth year.

With the demand for surfactants continuing to grow, it is more important than ever for industry professionals to stay informed about developments in the field. This year’s conference will once again provide a trusted and valuable platform for sharing knowledge, connecting peers, and helping leaders stay up to date on the latest trends and innovations in the surfactants industry.

We are confident that this year's conference will once again be a rewarding and memorable experience for all attendees. We look forward to welcoming you at the 14th ICIS World Surfactants Conference!

Network, Learn and Collaborate


With an insightful agenda planned, you will hear from those at the forefront of the industry who are making decisions that will impact the wider market.

Exclusive insight into the following topics

  • Supply and Demand Dynamics
  • Sustainability
  • Surfactant Innovations
  • Regulation and Policies 


We understand that the surfactants industry is complex and involves a range of professionals from different parts of the value chain. That's why we focus on bringing together a diverse community across the industry, to ensure that our conference provides a valuable and meaningful experience for all in attendance.

By gathering a diverse group of experts and providing ample opportunities for connection and collaboration, we strive to create a dynamic and productive environment that supports the success of everyone who attends.


Foster collaboration with industrial peers and work towards achieving sustainability targets and overcoming market challenges, through new insight gained at the conference and the networking opportunities available to those in attendance.

Key Themes

 AI Innovation Within Surfactants

Geopolitical challenges are shifting global trade flows rapidly, including middle eastern markets. Given the middle east’s global position the region is changing rapidly. Get to grips with the middle east’s evolving market condition to help you make informed business decisions. Gain insight into capacity growth, demand drivers, and unique opportunities that the region presents.

 Biosurfactants Insight

These products are now approaching mainstream markets as one of the core ways users of surfactants can improve their carbon footprint. We will have in-depth insight on biosurfactants at the conference so you can find out more.

 Consumer Product Leaders

You will learn directly from some of the largest consumer product innovators in the world. Attendees will find out how these companies are driving the development of surfactants. Companies speaking include:

  • Colgate
  • Clorox
  • L'Oréal
  • Unilever

2024 Speakers

Who Attends

The conference is aimed at those looking to gain critical insight into the surfactants industry and the pain points stakeholders are having. With the addition of speakers from across the value chain industry groups:

• Consumer Brands and End Users
• Chemical Producers
• Distributors and Traders
• Converters and Processors
• Industry associations


The 14th World Surfactants Conference will once again be hosted at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. Perfectly situated, the venue offers exceptional views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline.

The Hyatt Regency is spacious and provides the ideal setting for the conference. After a day filled with engaging sessions and networking opportunities, attendees can unwind in the hotel's comfortable facilities. We are committed to delivering an immersive networking experience that allows attendees to meet new and current connections throughout the two days.

To help delegates maximize their time at the conference, we have also secured a special rate with the Hyatt Regency that is available on a first-come, first-served basis. To take advantage of this exclusive offer simply use the link below.

The venue also is conveniently located just 20 minutes by taxi from Newark Liberty International Airport and is also accessible via public transportation from New York City and other airports in the region.

Surfactants Business Essentials Training

The Surfactants Business Essentials training course offers a 360-degree view of the surfactants business and its changing market dynamics. Study essential information on surfactant production routes, feedstocks, derivatives, and classifications, with key insight into global supply and demand drivers. Attending this course will provide you with a solid understanding of the industry and increased market awareness.

Make an impact with sponsorship

Sponsoring the conference gives you the flexibility to meet your specific needs, whether you require a dedicated meeting space or want to make an impact with new product launches.

This unique opportunity allows you to shine in the surfactants market, attracting new customers and partners while also providing the ideal setting for private meetings and discussions.

Register now

Book your place at this year's 14th ICIS World Surfactants Conference. The standard rate starts at just USD$2100 and includes access to all conference sessions and networking events.

The following group discounts are available for attendee bookings from the same company at the same time. 

  • 5% discount for 3-4 attendees
  • 10% discount for 5 or more attendees

Standard Rate

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What's included?

Access to all content sessions
Access to all onsite networking activities
Refreshments and Lunch
Full access to the online Event Networking Platform