The 18th Annual GPCA Forum, set to take place in the vibrant city of Muscat, Oman, promises a host of exceptional features designed to engage, inspire, and connect industry professionals from around the globe. This year’s forum is meticulously crafted to offer a comprehensive and enriching experience for all attendees, ensuring it stands as a cornerstone event in the chemical and petrochemical industries.

It is an unmissable event for anyone looking to stay at the forefront of industry developments and contribute to its future trajectory.

Event features you shouldn’t miss this year

6th GPCA Legacy Awards

The 6th edition of the GPCA Legacy Initiative and GPCA Legacy Award, known as “Al-Rowad,” will take place during the 18th Annual GPCA Forum in a prestigious ceremony at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre in Muscat on 2nd December 2024. This esteemed award aims to honor a pioneer of the Arabian Gulf chemical industry, recognizing their exceptional contributions to its growth and development across one or more of the GCC states, leaving behind a lasting legacy.

Start-UP Zone

Discover the power of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Start-UP Zone, a dedicated feature designed to support and elevate small and medium enterprises in the industry.

3rd GPCA Youth Forum and Youth Zone

The 3rd edition of the GPCA Youth Forum will be held alongside the 18th Annual GPCA Forum from 3-5 December 2024. Designed for university students and young professionals with up to 5 years of experience, this forum through inspirational talks, conversations, debates, and enlightening mentorship structured sessions that will allow the future of the industry to connect with youth icons and chemical industry pioneers and learn from their experiences. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and participate in various skill and knowledge-based workshops, engaging activities and games at the vibrant Youth Zone.

2nd GPCA Solutions Xchange

Following the successful launch of the GPCA Solutions Xchange program in Qatar, the 2nd edition returns alongside the 18th Annual GPCA Forum in Oman. Stay ahead of the curve by discovering practical solutions, exchanging insights, and unlocking new possibilities to shape the future of the chemical industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay at the forefront of change and drive your organization towards success.

VIP Majlis

Step into the VIP Majlis, an exclusive space and for invitation only designed for senior executives, industry leaders, and distinguished guests. A sophisticated and private setting for high-level networking, strategic discussions, and unparalleled hospitality.

Arabic Majlis

Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and rich heritage of Oman at the VIP and Arabic Majlis. Experience the warmth of Omani hospitality and engage with the stories, arts, and crafts that define this enchanting country. Visit this feature and embark on a cultural journey that celebrates the heart and soul of Oman.


The expansive exhibition floor will showcase an array of exhibitors ranging from multinational corporations to emerging startups, each presenting their unique contributions to the sector. Explore the latest innovations, technologies, and cutting-edge solutions within the chemical and petrochemical industry.

Industry Journey

The “Industry Journey” feature at the Annual GPCA Forum is a captivating exploration of the evolution, challenges, and triumphs within the chemical and petrochemical sectors. Embark on a dynamic voyage through the chronicles of industry history, tracing the transformative milestones that have shaped its trajectory.

Sustainability District

The Sustainability Feature at the Annual GPCA Forum stands as a beacon of progress and commitment towards a more sustainable future for the chemical and petrochemical industries. This dedicated platform shines a spotlight on innovative approaches, transformative initiatives, and collaborative efforts aimed at addressing pressing environmental, social, and economic challenges.

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