Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising the 17th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2015, which is 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 2015’s theme will be ‘At the Forefront of Sustainability’ and will take place on 21–23 April 2015 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where it will show the latest technologies in water, electricity, energy, environment, oil and gas, environment, and green development. International experts from across the world will discuss a wide range of technologies, and ideas.
“The success of WETEX, whose 17th exhibition will be held next April under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, emphasises Dubai’s commitment to green economy and sustainable development. WETEX supports the Dubai Strategic Plan 2020, which reinforces Dubai’s regional leading position, supports its global competitiveness, and maintains its position as a global hub for trade, finance, tourism, and green economy,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA. DEWA organises WETEX under the umbrella of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.
“WETEX has established its profile as one of the leading specialised exhibitions in the world. It is the largest event of its kind in the region, attracting thousands of exhibitors and visitors each year. We anticipate that WETEX 2015 will be exceptional, especially as it is being held for the second year under the umbrella of Green Week, and coincides with the World Green Economy Summit. Over three days, WETEX will cover a wide range of sectors and topics. The exhibition has become a key meeting point for international experts and specialists in energy, water, and green economy,” added Al Tayer.
WETEX 2015 will showcase the latest technologies, equipment, products and services in the water, energy and environmental technology sectors. The exhibition addresses key issues related to rapid developments and challenges in electricity, water, environment, and oil and gas, and identifying the best solutions and practices to tackle environmental challenges.
WETEX focuses on a wide range of activities related to electricity and water use, environmental protection, waste management, green buildings, and the latest solutions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. WETEX 2015 provides a unique platform for businesses to view advanced technologies in water, energy and environmental fields. It is a meeting point for the experts, specialists, solution providers, investors, decision-makers and consumers from the public and private sectors.
The 16th WETEX was held last April, with participation from 1,500 exhibitors from 40 countries. During Green Week, WETEX attracted nearly 20,000 visitors from 65 countries, highlighting the significance of the exhibition as an ideal platform to discuss sustainability and draw a roadmap for a greener economy.