Sponsors & Exhibitions


January 2011

Dear Colleagues,

Invitation to Sponsorship and Exhibition in UNITECR 2011

Firstly, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for your continuous support and cooperation of our organization. It is our great honor and privilege to host UNITECR 2011, which will take place at the Kyoto International Conference Center from October 30 to November 2, 2011.

As you may know, UNITECR (Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories) was established following the holding of two international conferences hosted by the Technical Association of Refractories, Japan (TARJ) in 1983 and 1987.

The first UNITECR took place in the United States and since then, UNITECR has taken place every two years with the venue rotating amongst Europe, Latin America and Japan.

Nowadays, the refractories industry in Asia and Oceania, like those in China and India, is showing remarkable development and it will be a significant honor for us to host UNITECR 2011 as the representative of other Asian and Oceanian countries. UNITECR 2011 will be the third UNITECR to be held in Japan and we are sure it will bring great benefits to all of us.

UNITECR 2003, which took place in Osaka, saw a total of 729 participants – 331 participants from 37 overseas countries and 398 from Japan – and we anticipate even more participants in Kyoto next year.
The main theme of UNITECR 2011 is "Refractories-Technology to Sustain the Global Environment". This was chosen in consideration of the role of Japan in sustaining the global environment. We are fully conscious of the significance of this theme and understand it is our responsibility to organize UNITECR 2011 in accordance with it. We are doing our best to ensure UNITECR 2011 is successful and fruitful for all participants.

We therefore wish to invite you to become a sponsor and an exhibitor of UNITECR 2011. Sponsorship would provide an excellent opportunity for you to introduce your organization to the conference participants and is sure to bring you chances for new business with national or international partners.

Please refer to the attached sheets for further information concerning sponsorship and exhibition; feel free to contact our Secretariat if you have any questions.

Thank you in advance for your kind consideration of this invitation to sponsorship & exhibitions in UNITECR 2011.

Yours sincerely,

Noboru Tsukamoto,
Technical Association of Refractories, Japan (TARJ)
Tsuneo Kayama,
UNITECR 2011 Organizing Committee


Sponsor Opportunities
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Secretariat of UNITECR 2011

Yoko Yoshii
c/oThe Technical Association of Refractories, Japan.
New Ginza Bldg., 7-3-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Phone: +81-3-3572-0705 Fax: +81-3-3572-0175
e-mail: unitecr-info@tarj.org