Leading regional and international players in the energy, power, water and environment sector besides the manufacturers, service providers and international technical organisations will be in Dubai this month for the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex).
The biggest exhibition of its kind in the region, Wetex 2019 will run from October 21 to 23 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, under the theme 'At the forefront of sustainability.'
This year's edition will focus on sustainability, and disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ( Industry 4.0) including Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, smart cities and grids, the future of energy sector in the world besides putting spotlight on energy and water conservation, environment protection, waste management, green buildings, reducing carbon dioxide, protecting natural resources, enhancing environmental security and stimulating innovation in energy, said the statement from Dewa.
Wetex is being organised under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dewa.
Wetex has established itself as the largest and most important specialised exhibition in the region in water, energy, and the environment.
It has become a major global event and a key platform that brings together exhibitors, visitors, experts, specialists, decision-makers, and investors in these vital sectors. It is an opportunity to make use of the great investment opportunities as well as meet with experts and decision-makers from all over the world, said the statement.
According to Dewa, the wider participation this year guarantees a larger display of new products and technologies to serve wider audience of trade visitors at the exhibition.
The event will see experts take part in sessions, panel discussions, in collaboration with experts and specialists from the biggest leading international companies.
Dewa will also be organising workshops, and educational lectures and sessions for visitors and delegates from participating schools and universities.
The Green Corner provides opportunities for innovators and inventors from schools and universities to present their green and sustainable projects.
According to Dewa, Wetex coincides with the 4th Dubai Solar Show, the largest solar energy exhibition in the region, to highlight the latest innovations in the solar sector and the region's largest projects to build partnerships between the public and private sectors to develop innovative solutions.
The event offers exclusive benefits to participants, such as free registration for companies and products at Dewa, letters of recommendation for products participating in the exhibition, and exclusive field visits to the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Last year's edition of Wetex and Dubai Solar Show were remarkable successes for exhibitors, visitors, participants from around the world. Over 2,100 exhibitors from 53 countries took part in them, said Dewa.
Held under the umbrella of Dewa's annual event Green Week, both the events covered an area of 78,413 sq m, and attracted over 35,000 visitors from all over the world.-TradeArabia News Service