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The world’s leading event for circular economy thinkers, doers and leaders hits Brussels this week, showcasing the most impactful circular solutions from around the world. The SQUARE is already fully booked with in-person participants, but online participation is open to everyone, free of charge. Join us and remember to register to get access to the WCEF2024 app.


You can watch the stream here, but we encourage you to also register for online participation to get access to the WCEF2024 app, which allows you to participate in chats, polls and networking.

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Get to know the expo hosts!

Every year, our expo area serves as a vibrant platform for creating contacts, sharing ideas, learning, and sparking collaborations. Our expo hosts are innovative businesses and organizations working in the field of the circular economy, bringing together diverse perspectives and scalable solutions from all over the globe.

Sprout-outs from Brussels

We’re happy to announce that WCEF2024 has joint forces with the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference 2024 (ECESC) which brings to the forum a dedicated track showcasing Europe’s progress. In addition, the forum features a full day programme on 17 April curated by the Belgian EU presidency team including site visits to circular economy companies in Belgium.

Online for all creatures great and small

WCEF2024 will mark the eighth iteration of the forum and occurs at a pivotal moment for economies, societies and our planet. To enable participation from around the world, the forum will be live-streamed online, open to all and free of charge. Attendance in person is by invitation only.

What, when and where?

The SQUARE convention centre in Brussels will host WCEF2024 from 15 to 16 April. In addition, accelerator sessions will be held by WCEF collaborators on 17–18 April in Brussels, online and around the globe.

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