Saeed Al Tayer
Wetex 2014 set to be 23pc bigger
Dubai, December 24, 2013
The 2014 edition of Wetex, an upcoming exhibition in Dubai with focus on developments in the fields of electricity, water and the environment, oil and gas will be spread over an area nearly 23 per cent bigger than last year, said event organisers.
The 16th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2014) will be held from April 14 to 16 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said that the exhibition, which is organised by Dewa under the umbrella of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, under the theme ‘At the forefront of sustainability’ recognises enormous achievements of the UAE and encourages and enhances collaboration, innovation and creativity, and these are factors that formed the base of Dubai’s bid for Expo 2020.
“The exhibition also sets knowledge economy as one of the primary success factors in achieving the vision of our wise leadership to transform Dubai into a smart city,” Al Tayer said.
Al Tayer noted the Wetex team at Dewa toured several countries like Turkey, Italy, France, UK, USA, Russia, Poland and South Africa. The team received many requests from organsations and companies who are keen to participate in the exhibition to boost their businesses in the Mena region.
Al Tayer said: “With every edition, Wetex consolidates its position as the ideal platform to strengthen partnerships in Mena region, by providing the perfect environment for sponsors and participants to showcase their latest products and solutions in the areas of energy, water and environment, oil and gas and other relevant sectors.”
To date, seven strategic sponsors, eight platinum sponsors and 13 gold sponsors have confirmed support, with the total number of sponsors reaching 28 and expected to increase further.
Wetex 2014 will coincide with the “World Green Economy Summit”, which will be held in Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Green Economy Partnership under the theme “Global Partnerships, Sustainable Future”. Prominent experts from energy, finance and business sectors along with government officials and leaders from global organisations will take part in it.
Wetex also focuses on a variety of activities related to the consumption of water, energy, and environment conservation, waste management, green buildings, in addition to the latest cutting-edge solutions like greenhouses that contribute to the reduction of carbon dioxide.
Wetex 2014 provides an ideal business platform where it focuses on displaying advanced technologies pertaining to water, energy and environment. It is a meeting to specialized experts and solutions providers and investors as well as decision makers and consumers from public and private sector.
Alongside Wetex 2014, the 4th edition of SmarTech will be held to showcase the latest solutions, hardware and high efficiency home equipment of and water-saving and energy-related products as well as green buildings solutions and environment-friendly products.
The exhibition will also discuss other technologies in oil and gas, electricity generation using nuclear power and renewable energy sources and smart networks, and other related topics. – TradeArabia News Service