About Chemspec Europe 2023

About Chemspec Europe 2023

24 - 25 May 2023
Messe Basel, Switzerland

The 36th International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals will take place from 24 - 25 May 2023, at Messe Basel, Switzerland.

The exhibition features the full spectrum of fine and speciality chemicals for various applications and industries. A first-rate conference programme accompanies the event and offers plenty of additional networking opportunities to exchange industry know-how and form international relations with peers and business partners.

Exhibition Profile

Who exhibits at Chemspec Europe?

Chemspec Europe exhibitors are manufacturers, distributors, regulators, equipment suppliers, raw materials suppliers, traders, agents, and consultants offering the following products, services, and equipment:


  • Chemical intermediates
  • Agrochemical AIs
  • Pharmaceutical APIs
  • HPAPIs
  • Bio-based chemicals
  • Catalysts
  • Biocatalysts
  • Electronic chemicals
  • Explosive chemicals
  • Water treatment chemicals
  • Waxes
  • Rheology modifiers
  • Peptides & proteins
  • Oilfield / mining chemicals
  • Industrial chemicals
  • General chemicals
  • Green chemicals
  • Other products


  • Contract & toll manufacture
  • Contract research services
  • Custom synthesis
  • Outsourcing services
  • Distribution services
  • Supply chain services
  • REACH regulatory services / products
  • Logistics
  • General consultancy
  • Other services


  • Plant equipment
  • Production equipment
  • Processing equipment
  • Testing equipment
  • Flow chemistry solutions
  • Other equipment

Who visits Chemspec Europe?

Visitors attending Chemspec Europe are corporate managers, production / process managers, R&D managers, product designers, procurement managers, technical managers, chemists, and consultants from a wide range of industries, including:

  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Colourants & dyestuffs
  • Contract & toll manufacturing
  • Cosmetics, toiletries & personal care
  • Electronics
  • Flavours & fragrances
  • Food & drink
  • Green chemistry
  • Household & industrial cleaning
  • Paints & coatings
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharma
  • Plastics & polymers
  • Pulp & paper
  • R&D
  • Reprography / printing
  • Textile Technology / chemical fibres
  • Water treatment

There is even more to it!

Conference Programme

Discussions, exchange of expertise and R&D are an integral part of Chemspec Europe. Look forward to a first-rate conference programme, which will be organised by renowned partner organisations and benefit from exciting insight into ongoing R&D projects, interesting discussions and valuable networking opportunities.

Chemspec Europe Careers Clinic

Are you thinking of hiring or struggling to find the right talent? Are you considering your career options or looking for a role? For expert advice on hiring, or your career, we offer you the chance to book an appointment with Chemical Search International, a specialist professional search firm, on a confidential and completely free basis. On the booking forms linked below, please make sure to include your preferred dates and times during Chemspec Europe.

This was Chemspec Europe 2022

Chemspec Europe has established its position as one of the most important trade shows in the chemical industry. We at WeylChem feel that Chemspec Europe strongly supports our strategic aspirations to be a leading custom manufacturing and fine chemicals partner in a global arena.

Antti Koivisto
MD & VP Sales and Marketing, Intermediates, WeylChem International

Chemspec Europe has continued to develop and reinforce itself as a must-attend trade show. We have been exhibiting at this show for over a decade as it has proven to be a great platform for business opportunities, networking, exchanging ideas and building new relationships.

Harshil Shah
Senior Manager Strategy & Business Development, Sajjan India Limited
2 Days
5300 Square metres
287 Exhibitors
5122 Industry experts

Thinking about exhibiting?

Don't miss out and promote your company and product portfolio by exhibiting at Europe's No 1 trade fair for the fine and speciality chemicals industry!

Why should you visit?

At Chemspec Europe 2023, you will be able to find new suppliers and gain insights into the latest industry knowledge, ongoing R&D projects and innovations.

Looking for press material?

Members of the press can find the latest press releases, show logos, press contacts and much more on our dedicated Chemspec Europe Press Hub.

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