Heating the Midwest to colocate with the International Biomass Conference and Expo in 2015

Produced by BBI International, the colocation of events will create the worlds largest gathering of biomass professionals.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (Dec. 29, 2014) – BBI International, owners and organizers of the International Biomass Conference & Expo reported this week that Heating the Midwest, an important regional conference focusing on biomass derived thermal energy will be co-located with this years conference.


We couldnt be more excited, said Tim Portz, BBI Internationals Vice President of Content. Weve been fans and attendees of Heating the Midwest since it started and are really looking forward to having it take place alongside the International Biomass Conference & Expo.

Heating the Midwest will be held on Monday, April 20th at the Minneapolis Convention Center and will bring together leaders of the woody and agricultural biomass industry interested in supporting and expanding the use of biomass for heat and combined heat and power in the Midwest.

I think co-locating Heating the Midwest with the International Biomass Conference & Expo will allow attendees to extend their learning into new biomass applications, says Brian Brashaw, chairman of the Heating the Midwest steering committee.

Heating the Midwest attendees will have an opportunity to visit the trade show floor on Monday night at the International Biomass Conference & Expo's opening reception. The International Biomass Conference & Expo will continue through Thursday, April 23 and is expected to attract nearly 1500 attendees.

About Heating the Midwest
Established in 2011, Heating the Midwest represents more than 200 industry, government, non-profit, university and tribal organizations committed to increasing awareness, education and outreach for heating with biomass in the Midwest. We promote thermal biomass to a large constituency, including government policy makers and entities, institutions, municipalities, businesses and consumers.

About International Biomass Conference & Expo
Organized by BBI International and produced by Biomass Magazine, this event brings current and future producers of biomass derived power and thermal energy, pellets, biogas and biofuels with waste generators, energy crop growers, municipal leaders, utility executives, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, project developers, investors and policy makers. Its a true one-stop shop the worlds premier educational and networking junction for all biomass industries.

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