Our Shows: Waste & Recycling Expo Canada

Welcome to the world of waste management, recycling and public works. Waste & Recycling Expo Canada is a trade show that provides a platform to analyze various products and services, build relationships and network. Co-located with the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada and the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference, this multi-industry event is Canada’s ONLY show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets – all under one roof! Our 18th edition is this year, November 4-5, 2015 at Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal QC, Canada.

Did you know:

  • In a lifetime, the average North American will throw away 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage
  • 70% of landfilled waste could be either reused or recycled
  • The EPA estimates that 75% of the American waste stream is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30% of it
  • Across Canada it costs more than $1.5 billion per year to dispose of garbage
  • Waste management in Canada has grown into an $ 8 billion industry

Interesting stuff, huh? Shocking, even? These figures tell the truth of the matter – even with continuous improvements in waste management technology and recycling program awareness in the last 10 years, we still have a long way to go towards major change!

The show provides opportunities to network with industry professionals, attend educational seminars, and discover the latest trends in the waste, recycling and public works industries.

For more information, please visit us online at www.cwre.ca / www.municipalexpo.ca and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube.

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Meet The Team: Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America

Dennis SmithFrankfurt, Hong Kong, Moscow, Chicago or Dubai: organizing trade fairs is our passion – and has been for over 775 years for Messe Frankfurt GmbH. As the North American subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, we opened our doors in 1991 and in 2015 are bursting at the seams with new shows that are reaching thousands of consumers and businesses in exciting cities all over the world.

Welcome to the Messe Frankfurt North America Blog where you will learn about our company, our events and tradeshows and our team. Today, let’s learn about one of our Presidents, Dennis Smith.

1. Tell us a little bit about your background.
I was born and raised in Colorado and left at a young age to serve in the US Military. Following a tour overseas, I headed off to college and then moved back overseas where I cut my teeth in the international trade show industry with a few years in the aerospace industry. Currently, I have a business administration degree and an MBA in International Business. I began my trade show career in Europe and was fortunate to Continue reading Meet The Team: Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America