JEC Group announces a new online event: JEC Composites Connect
JEC Group, the world’s leading company, dedicated to promoting composite materials, introduces all-new digital event series for the composites community: JEC Composites CONNECT. On June 1-2, 2021, this first round-the-clock event will be the industry’s most significant event, hosting major industry players, enabling participants to discover the latest trends thanks to business conferences and get networking opportunities. This live-streamed event will also be the place to highlight innovation through competitions, awards ceremonies and keynote speeches.
JEC Composites CONNECT: a breakthrough digital event to bring the composites community together
On June 1-2, JEC Composites CONNECT will be the meeting place for all things composites. Participants can access the free non-stop digital floor from 8:30 am on June 1 to 6 pm CEST on June 2. This first JEC Composites CONNECT will work as an online trade show, with digital stands for companies showcasing their latest products, from raw materials to composites parts manufacturers with various networking rooms, a meeting requests platform, and with a conference area to access live streaming content.
Composites innovation at the core
JEC Composites CONNECT will host outstanding keynote speakers and all the major JEC Composites competitions and awards promoting innovation, research teamwork, and entrepreneurship in the composites industry.
- The JEC Composites Innovation Awards celebrate the most innovative composites projects and fruitful collaborations between different value chain players in 2021.
- The 2021 JEC Composites Startup Booster competition, with live pitches and winners ceremony.
- The JEC Composites Challenge, where Ph.Ds will present their research projects in front of the jury.
The Awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 2, with an opening keynote speech from inventor and genius entrepreneur Franky Zapata, a.k.a. ‘the Flying Man.’ As the CEO and founder of the company that bears his name, he became well-known for his famed crossing of the English Channel in August 2019 on his Flyboard® Air. He will reveal a brand new flying machine this year. His keynote speech will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of the show
“Flying Man” Franky Zapata