The fifth edition of India Rubber Meet (IRM) 2020 with the theme ‘Rubber Resurgence Through Innovation’, organised by Rubber Board and the stakeholder associations in rubber and related sectors, will be held at Radisson Blu Temple Bay, Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu from February 28-29. IRM is a regular forum for interaction, networking and exchange of information organised under the aegis of India Rubber Meet Forum (IRMF), a society formed by Rubber Board and the stakeholder associations in rubber and related sectors. The event expects around 500 delegates from India and abroad.

The meet will have presentations by internationally renowned speakers on various topics. There will also be panel discussions involving experts and key stakeholders from different segments of the rubber industry. Presentation
on innovations for the resurgence of the rubber sector will also be discussed in the Meet. IRM will create an opportunity for interaction, networking and exchange of information among the participants and may also help in finding strategies to overcome the challenges in the rubber sector.

A national-level organising committee under the chairmanship of Dr K.N. Raghavan IRS, Executive Director, Rubber Board with the representation of all segments of the rubber industry, is constituted to formulate and organise the event. The committee includes representatives of small and large rubber growers, rubber processors and traders, tyre and non-tyre sectors, auto component manufacturers, rubber product exporters, synthetic rubber and reclaimed rubber manufacturers, rubber research and skill development institutions, media dealing with rubber etc.