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Plummeting London hotel prices great for ICIS conferences

                                                                       Just heard in the lift that hotel room rates for conferences in London are now down to £100/night even at 5-star hotels.   Linda Lucas from our events team told me it was the same story everywhere, even in Dubai.   London is always a popular location for ICIS conferences but since our first […]

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Revisiting the predictions of the Aromatics Conference 2008

It’s always good to be proved right.   It has been brought to my attention that one of the speakers at our European Aromatics Conference in Cologne in November 2008 made some fairly accurate predictions in his presentation: 1) a prediction of 40 – 53 $/bbl range for WTI Crude2) the banking situation could only […]

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Aromatics Day Two

Everyone’s homeward bound from Cologne after the two-day Aromatics Conference, and it sounds like it went well. It started with doom and gloom about the recession, and then delegates heard the breaking news overnight and this morning about the terrible attacks in Mumbai, so there was plenty to distract them, but all the conference sessions were […]

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Aromatics Conference 2008 – I’m virtually there

There’s only one thing worse than going to an ICIS Aromatics Conference. And that’s NOT going to an ICIS Aromatics Conference. I’m already bored with not going to things. So from next week, I’m going to be out and about at anything I can lay my hands on, starting with the ICIS Training AGM, about […]

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