The blog’s 3rd birthday

Blog Jun10.pngThe blog continues to go from strength to strength.

It is now read in 130 countries and 3680 cities, up from 111 countries and 2088 cities a year ago. Its readership is truly global, with the Top 10 countries including Benelux, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Singapore, Turkey, UK and USA.

It has also expanded its activities. ICIS has hosted two successful webinars, whilst the American Chemical Society now offers webinars every 6 months to their 100,000 members. Blog readers can join the next one on Thursday (they are free), by registering here. The introduction of YouTube interviews with ICB’s Will Beacham has also proved popular.

Another exciting development has been the White Papers launched with ICIS. Over 2000 copies of the 1st White Paper were downloaded in 24 hours after its publication. The Mid-Year Update, just released, seems to be equally popular. Click here if you have not yet got your free copy.

In addition, the blog has been invited to speak at a number of major company, industry and sector events.

Thank you very much for your continued support.

About Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem, trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry. He also serves as a Global Expert for the World Economic Forum. The aim of this blog is to share ideas about the influences that may shape the chemical industry and the global economy over the next 12 – 18 months. It looks behind today’s headlines, to understand what may happen next in critical areas such as oil prices, China and Emerging Markets, currencies, autos, housing, economic growth and the environment. Please do join me and share your thoughts. Between us, we will hopefully develop useful insights into the key factors that will drive the industry's future performance.

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One Response to The blog’s 3rd birthday

  1. Doris 5 July, 2010 at 10:35 pm #

    Hi Paul,
    Congratulations and Happy Birthday to the blog!! It’s an honor being associated with such a prestigious and well-read blog =)


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