Fastmarkets Forest Products PPI Awards 2024: Celebrating Excellence in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Fastmarkets Forest Products (formerly known as RISI), the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is thrilled to announce the eagerly awaited PPI Awards 2024. This annual prestigious gala dinner and awards ceremony will recognize and celebrate excellence and innovation in the pulp and paper industry, showcasing the outstanding achievements of companies and individuals that have made significant contributions to the sector over the past 12 months.

Taking place on 5th March 2024 at Intercontinental Istanbul, Turkey, and as part of the Fastmarkets Forest Products Europe Conference, the PPI Awards 2024 promises to be an evening of glamour, excitement, and networking for professionals in the forest products industry and will highlight accomplishments in various categories spanning the entire value chain, ranging from sustainability and innovation to leadership and operational excellence.

Judges for the 2024 awards are: Mark Rushton, Senior Editor, Tappi, Heidi Brock, President & CEO, American Forest & Paper Association, Marina Faleiros, Managing Editor – Latin America, Fastmarkets,  Mary Anne Hansan, President, Paper and Packaging Board, Ville Hentonnen, Director Mill Intelligence (EMEA), Fastmarkets,  Jorge Luzuriaga, Counsellor, Amexiccor, Nicholas Mockett, Partner, Moorgate Capital,  Jonathan Roberts, Partner, Pryor Roberts Communications, UK, Gregory Rudder, Executive Editor, PPI Pulp & Paper Week, Nick Chang, Editor, PPI Asia, Fastmarkets and head judge Alejandro Mata, Director – European Packaging and Graphic Paper, Fastmarkets.

Key Highlights of the PPI Awards 2024:

  1. Recognition of Excellence: The PPI Awards will honour outstanding achievements in categories such as Sustainability, Innovation, Leadership, Risk and Safety, and more. 2023 winners include Klabin, Smurfit Kappa, Progroup AG, Mondi Group, Mondi South Africa and MEPCO
  2. Networking and Celebration: During an evening of fun and entertainment, esteemed professionals, companies, and projects that have demonstrated exceptional performance and contributed to the growth and development of the pulp and paper industry will come together be recognized among peers, helping to foster connections, collaboration and partnerships
  3. Gala Event: The awards ceremony will be a glamorous affair, featuring a gala dinner, entertainment, and an opportunity for industry professionals to come together and celebrate their collective successes.

Fastmarkets are excited to invite industry professionals, companies, and stakeholders to participate in this exciting and prestigious event. Nominations for the PPI Awards 2024 are now open.

For more information about the PPI Awards 2024 and Europe Conference, including 2024 categories, previous winners, sponsorship opportunities, nomination and ticket details, please visit