HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Founder and Chairman of WETEX, announced that DEWA will organise the 22nd Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) from 26-28 October 2020 at the site of Expo 2020 Dubai. DEWA is the Official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, which will be held for the first time in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
WETEX has established its position as one of the largest specialised exhibitions in the world, and the largest of its kind in the region. The annual event brings together exhibitors and visitors with specialists, decision-makers, and investors from the energy, water, environment, oil, gas, green development and related sectors from around the world.
WETEX and Dubai Solar Show, which DEWA organised from 21-23 October 2019 in conjunction with the 6th World Green Economy Summit under the umbrella of Green Week, achieved remarkable success. The two exhibitions spread over 85,000 square metres, hosted 2,350 exhibitors from 55 countries and attracted 38,718 visitors from around the world.
WETEX 2019, with the theme 'At the Forefront of Sustainability,’ focused on sustainability, Artificial Intelligence, digitisation, disruptive technologies, smart networks, smart cities and the future of the energy sector, as well as energy and water conservation, environmental protection, waste management, green buildings, reduction of carbon emissions, conservation of natural resources, promotion of environmental security and motivating research and innovation in energy sectors.
WETEX and Dubai Solar Show provide visitors with the opportunity to benefit from a busy agenda of seminars, meetings, workshops and specialised activities with international experts to discuss the development and expansion of solar power in the region to achieve sustainable development. The two exhibitions also provide a platform for companies and organisations working in these sectors to promote their products and services, meet with officials and investors from around the world to make deals, establish partnerships, learn about the latest technologies in these vital sectors, identify market needs ,and the most prominent current and future projects in the region, especially with significant expansion in the transition towards clean and renewable energy in the UAE and the region.