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Discover the World Future Energy Summit

The annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the foremost platform dedicated to the innovation and digitalisation trends that are key to transformation in the global energy mix. Located in Abu Dhabi, WFES is a business-first exhibition for project developers, distributors, innovators, investors and purchasers from across the globe to come together and discover new solutions to the world’s growing energy challenges.

WFES will also hold its annual conference, which sees international government and business experts come together to discuss critical global and regional sustainability issues.

Part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES welcomed more than 30,000 attendees from 175 countries in 2017, and facilitated more than 8,600 meetings between exhibitors and registered buyers, enabling new partnerships and business opportunities.

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Bringing together global industry leaders and sector specialists, WFES is not only the leading platform for innovations, product launches and valuable business networking, but also the event for making connections that will lead you into new sector markets.

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The three-day conference at WFES has become a must-attend event for the renewable energy industry to hear about future infrastructure projects plans, government strategies and market-leading innovation.


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WFES is part of a whole sustainable ecosystem of events

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

The largest sustainability gathering in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is dedicated to furthering our understanding of the major social, economic and environmental trends shaping the world’s sustainable development, and to empowering the global community to realise viable and effective strategies to mitigate climate change. To seriously address the global energy challenge, the relationships between economic development, poverty eradication, energy security, water scarcity and climate change cannot be overlooked.

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Bringing Together World Leaders in Sustainability

The official opening ceremony initiated four days of discussion and collaboration between policymakers, investors and thought leaders. It also recognised ground-breaking achievements in sustainability with the Zayed Future Energy Award, a prize which has impacted 200 million people globally by giving them access to clean energy, and safe water and food.

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Visitor Voices

Visitor Voices

  • "Now is the time for action. Governments, the private sector, regional and international organisations must start working to implement the 17 ambitious global goals. We need to urgently scale up clean sustainable energy."
  • "Countries in MENA are investing heavily in transportation and logistics infrastructure. The region is expected to outlay $4.3 trillion in infrastructure spending by 2020."
    - Al Masah Capital Limited
  • "WFES is a great place to catch up with the local power companies, with the local and regional utilities, but also with international companies who come here to see what’s happening in Abu Dhabi."
    Thristian Thiel
    CEO Energy Nest


Co-Located Events

  • Solar Expo
  • 1
  • Energy Efficiency Expo
  • International Water Summit
  • 1
  • Eco Waste Exhibition