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650+ producers, traders and consumers from from the steel, bulk and noble ferroalloys, minor metals and powder product markets know this is the 'must-attend' event for doing business in the ferroalloys industry, and as a result, is a key industry fixture globally.

Now in its 26th year, the CRU Ryan's Notes Ferroalloys Conference is the most important and largest annual gathering of ferroalloy professionals in the US. The conference has a trusted track-record for delivering 650+ delegates from across the full supply chain and facilitating intensive deal-making on a scale that's second to none.   

650+ delegates, from 416 companies in 46 countries attended the 2019 conference 

Delegates included producers, traders, and consumers, operating across a wide range of bulk and noble ferroalloys, steel, minor metals, and powder product markets.  As the event takes place at a pivotal point in the calendar, you can finalize your negotiations for the year ahead here. CRU Ryan’s Notes Ferroalloys conference is recognized as the 'must-attend' event for doing business in the North American ferroalloys industry.

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“I've been coming here since 1995 . . . it's a great group of people, well attended . . . this is by  far the premium opportunity for me to really network with both customers and suppliers.” 
Joseph (JC) Castellena, Stainless & Alloy Commodity Manager, OmniSource – Non-Ferrous Stainless/Alloy Group   

“This is the best event, anywhere in the world, due to the high number of end-users who attend”
Michael Haw, General Manager, AMG Superalloys   

"Extremely impressed with the variety of people who show up . . . people come from all over the world.  It’s about business and as for value for money, it’s very, very highly-rated and worthwhile” 
Larry Stryker, Vice President of Sales, DBlock Metals LLC 

Who attends?

Why CRU Ryan's Notes Ferroalloys conference is the right choice for you

 It's the #1 networking event in the US for the ferroalloys industry, connecting buyers and sellers at the height of contract season
 Established for 26 years, the event regularly attracts 600+ industry leaders
 As a delegate, you'll have access to the full delegate list and be able to contact them prior to the event, so you can set up meetings in advance and maximize your time
 The event will be open for 2-3 weeks after the event to allow you to continue networking
 Whether buying or selling, no other event comes close to matching the business opportunities
 Timed to coincide with contract season, attending the event can save you weeks on the road and the associated travel and accommodation costs

Delegates at the conference represent all the main interests in the ferroalloys space. The event attracts a significant proportion of delegates who are consumers from steel mills, aluminium smelters, foundries, chemical companies, power companies, aviation companies and many more. Serving the diverse needs of this large group, producer and traders at the conference are active in the production and sales of over 30 distinct product types from bulk and noble alloys, to minor metals and beyond.

Six great reasons to attend

 650+ delegates representing 420+ companies, from 35+ countries
 A trusted track-record in attracting the full supply chain
 50 rooms for private meetings
 Fantastic networking opportunities
 Hear from industry thought-leaders
 The most valuable three days out of the office you'll spend this year

Testimonials

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