Residues2Revenues 2024

Step changes in wood residues utilisation
  • 30-31 July 2024, Rotorua, New Zealand
    30-31 July 2024, Virtual Event, New Zealand
We have the potential to transform the forestry sector into a provider of biofuels, bioenergy and a range of renewable bioproducts. This event helps forest owners and managers, harvesting contractors, sawmills and wood manufacturing companies better understand the real value of wood residues and the opportunities in supplying this growing market.

Residues2Revenues 2024

Event Details

As anticipated, the turnout to the second Residues2Revenues 2023 was a standout for the industry. Around 250 delegates attended the wood residues event, principally forest owners and managers, harvesting and log cartage contractors, those looking at utilising surplus residues from wood processing and manufacturing operations and aggregators, who were extracting, transporting, processing, drying and selling ever-increasing volumes of woody biofuels that are being sought by larger industrial heat and energy users.

And it wasn’t only New Zealand companies. A good contingent from Australia attended again and a raft of international delegates were able to join those in Rotorua, New Zealand and participate in the event remotely.

Topics Covered

  • Key drivers ensuring biomass conversions and bio-fuel investment in New Zealand
  • Regions under pressure – how are the regions handling unprecedented demand for biomass
  • Biomass resources – current and potential solid fuel demand.
  • Wood residues payment – by weight, by volume or by energy content (weight and moisture content)
  • In-field chipping and grinding innovations
  • Logistics issues around loading and transporting wood residues
  • Residues recovery. In field vs skid or processing site vs centralised chipping options
  • New biomass boiler innovations – fuel types, selection & operation
  • New bio-products
  • Bioenergy hubs – aggregation of fuel supplies and suppliers to meet market demands
  • Heading the conversion charge from fossil fuels to biomasss

Who will attend?

  • Forest owners and managers
  • Harvesting and log cartage contractors
  • Wood processing and manufacturing operations
  • Wood fuel suppliers
  • Regional and District Council planners
  • Government policy staff
  • Wood chip, biomass and wood pellet users
  • Energy heat plant users and manufacturers
  • Researchers
  • Equipment, product and service suppliers to the industry


We work closely with a wide range of New Zealand, Australian and international companies, technology suppliers, researchers and government bodies within the forestry community to develop a strong and innovative programme. We will keep you updated as we start work on another programme. If you have any questions, please contact John Stulen via or (+64) 7 921 1382.

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

Residues2Revenues 2023 offered a tremendous opportunity for companies involved in harvesting, transporting, aggregating and using wood residues to maximise their exposure to the New Zealand and Australian industries.

Exhibition opportunities included both stands inside the hotel venue, or space outside the venue for displaying larger equipment such as wood chipping and wood grinding machines, wood residue handling, slash and chip loading equipment and trucks. Please contact us for further information.

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity for Residues2Revenues 2024, or other upcoming FIEA events, please contact Gordon Thomson, FIEA Marketing & Sponsorship Manager, (+64) 7 921 1384 or (+64) 27 275 8022,

Event Partners

Supporting Organisation

Sponsor Logo - Bioenergy Association

Event Sponsors

Sponsor Logo - Eagle TechnologySponsor Logo - RemsoftSponsor Logo - Conveyor IndustriesSponsor Logo - Stevens GroupSponsor Logo - EECASponsor Logo - KomatsuSponsor Logo - ScionSponsor Logo - WIDE Trust

FIEA Partners

Sponsor Logo - ArxadaSponsor Logo - Key Knife | Braford IndustriesSponsor Logo - HoltecSponsor Logo - Eagle TechnologySponsor Logo - NZ LoggerSponsor Logo - Atlas | IntegralSponsor Logo - Trimble ForestrySponsor Logo - ScionSponsor Logo - RemsoftSponsor Logo - Rotorua Economic DevelopmentSponsor Logo - C3Sponsor Logo - FWPASponsor Logo - USNR

Media Partners

Sponsor Logo - WoodTECH NewsSponsor Logo - NZ LoggerSponsor Logo - HarvestTECH NewsSponsor Logo - ForestTECH NewsSponsor Logo - Friday Offcuts


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Rotorua, New Zealand

Distinction Hotel Rotorua
390 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand

With its beautiful garden setting and located just minutes from the city centre, Distinction Rotorua Hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a big day at the conference. After the event, this hotel is also a great base to enjoy the wealth of attractions and activities Rotorua has to offer. Free car parking is available at the venue, however, spaces are limited and hotel guests take priority.

Special accommodation rates will be available shortly

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