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Discover the International Water Summit 2018

WHY VISIT IWS 2018?

Exhibition

Exhibition

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The International Water Summit (IWS) is a global platform for promoting water sustainability in arid regions by bringing together world leaders, field experts, academics and business innovators to accelerate the development of new sustainable strategies and technologies.

The International Water Summit celebrated its five-year anniversary in 2017 and to mark this milestone, exciting changes are being made to the exhibition and conference that will make it the most interactive and inspirational to date.

The exhibition is designed to enable attendees to meet with market-leading companies, along with influential industry and government figures.

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Conference

Conference

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The two-day conference at IWS has become a must-attend event for the water industry to hear about future infrastructure projects plans, government strategies and market-leading innovation. The IWS 2018 conference will focus on energy efficiency within the water cycle, major technological innovations, the major planned projects, energy-efficient desalination, reducing water loss and much more.

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Matchmaking

Matchmaking

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Business Connect 365 digital matchmaking solution allows you to manage your time efficiently at IWS and ensure you meet all the right contacts that suit your business needs.

You can fill your whole day with productive meetings by simply registering as a visitor and you will automatically receive a free access to the online match making platform. It's that simple!

Business Connect 365 is available 24/7, giving you time to plan and get the most from the event well in advance. Accessible via your desktop, laptop, mobile or tablet.

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Innovate@IWS

Innovate@IWS

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The Innovate@IWS competition is designed to find and accelerate next generation technologies in water sustainability. Finalists in three categories - municipal, industrial and real estate – will appear before a distinguished panel of judges from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in a live competition to determine the most promising water technologies. The competition is tough, and to win, finalists must demonstrate that their technology is unique, has strong business potential and that there is a long-term vision.

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VENUE, TRAVEL, AND OPENING TIMES

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) is one of the most accessible venues from across the world making it the ideal venue to host the International Water Summit (IWS) 2018. Just a 20 minute drive away from Abu Dhabi International Airport, ADNEC is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi. The venue is also a 90 minute drive away from Dubai International Airport and 60 minutes away from Al Maktoum International Airport. Conveniently connected to other Emirates, ADNEC is a state-of-the-art venue, with a custom-built exhibition centre fully equipped with modern facilities that match international standards.

EXHIBITION VISITING HOURS

  Monday, 15th January  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Tuesday, 16th January  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Wednesday, 17th January  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Thursday, 18th January  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

CO-LOCATED EVENTS

WFES EcoWASTE Solar Expo Energy Efficiency Expo