22 July 2010

July 2010 – HRH Prince of Asturias to open World LP Gas Forum in Madrid

This year’s World LP Gas Forum in Madrid will be opened by His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias and promises to be a truly unique event in many ways.


This year’s World LP Gas Forum in Madrid will be opened by His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias and promises to be a truly unique event in many ways. The Forum will consist of a combination of four events in one location: the annual World LP Gas Forum; 2010 AEGPL Congress (European LP Gas Association); the 25th anniversary of the AIGLP Conference (Ibero American LP Gas Association), and the third Global Technology Conference. Conference Programme The World LP Gas Forum will be held at the magnificent Palacio de Congresos de Madrid.  The Ibero American Day (AIGLP Congress) will kick-off the four day programme on 28th September, titled ‘LP Gas – Right Here, Right Now’. The middle two days of the programme will include the World LP Gas Forum Conference, which will officially be opened by several prominent Spanish figures, including His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias; the Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón; Executive President of Repsol, Antonio Brufau, and Secretary of State for Climate Change, Teresa Ribera.  Also featuring will be the European LP Gas Association’s (AEGPL) conference, titled ‘LP Gas for a Sustainable Future’.  Day four will conclude the programme of events with the Global Technology Conference and the significant side event looking at LP Gas development in sub-Saharan Africa which will take place under the theme of ‘LP Gas: Exceptional Energy for Sub-Saharan Africa’. Register Now For Your Early Bird Discount Register before 23rd July 2010 to receive your early bird discount to the 23rd Annual World LP Gas Forum, to be held in Madrid, Spain from 28th September to 1st Oct 2010.  Dynamic speakers are lined up for the conferences to debate and discuss all the pertinent LP Gas topics, along with social events to enhance networking and interaction.  Also, this is the only event worldwide where you can visit a host of key companies from every spectrum of the LP Gas business exhibiting under one roof. This year we will showcase the largest exhibition we have ever had, as we combine the exhibitions normally associated with four separate events into one. Exhibition Bringing all four events together has attracted unprecedented levels of interest. This year’s exhibition space is roughly twice the size of past World Forums and has completely sold out.  For more information visit: Social Events Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Spain’s culture at its best.  As tradition has it, there will be three social events in Madrid: two for Forum attendees, their spouses and exhibitors and one for members only.  There will also be a variety of tour programmes for delegates and spouses that can be arranged either before, during or after the Forum.  For more information visit:

Hotel Reservation Deadline:  23rd July 2010 Be sure to book your hotel reservation no later than Friday 23rd July, to ensure availability and best rates.  For more information visit:

Note to editors: The World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) is the authoritative voice of the global LP Gas industry representing all sectors of the industry.  The primary aim of the Association is to add value to the sector through driving premium demand for LP Gas, while also promoting compliance with good business and safety practices.  It brings together both private and public companies involved in the industry, develops long-term partnerships with international organisations and implements projects on both a global and local scale.  The Association was established in 1987 and granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1989. Contact:

  • Nicki Allitt
    Communications Manager
    World LP Gas Association
    9 rue Anatole de la Forge, 75017, Paris, France
    Tel: +33 1 58 05 28 05