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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 has also held its annual conference, where international government and business experts came together to discuss critical global and regional sustainability issues.

Part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES welcomed more than 33,000 attendees from 170 countries in 2018, and facilitated more than 8,600 meetings between exhibitors and registered buyers, enabling new partnerships and business opportunities.

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 Facts and Figures

33,000

33,000

ATTENDEES

170

170

COUNTRIES

850

850

EXHIBITING COMPANIES

15

15

BILLION USD OF PROJECTS ANNOUNCED

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Exhibition

Exhibition

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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Conference

Conference

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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Matchmaking

Matchmaking

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


 

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CLIX

CLIX

CLIX, a unique marketplace connecting entrepreneurs and investors to enable partnerships that will power sustainable climate change solutions through knowledge, innovation, and funding.


 

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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.

Find out more at www.abudhabisustainabilityweek.com

 

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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Women in Sustainability,
Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER)

The third annual Women in Sustainability, Environment & Renewable Energy (WiSER) conference at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 has assembled prominent women thinkers from across the business, energy and policy domain to address issues at the heart of the sustainability challenge. A central focus of this conference was the role of “Easternisation”, or the shift in economic and geopolitical power from the west to the east, in creating unparalleled opportunities for women to enter STEM industries and to be a key part of the development and deployment of renewable energy. 

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Testimonials

Testimonials

  • “WFES is a leading global event for energy and the environment and it was a privilege to be able to showcase our own contributions in these domains.”
    Paddy Padmanathan
    President & CEO, ACWA Power
  • “Great tool to connect with potential clients and partners.”
    CLIX Exhibitor
  • “I contacted an intended CSP technical partner and investment company for my proposed Solar CSP project in Sri Lanka. I had a very very fruitful out come and proceeding to close a business.”
    Visitor

 

Co-Located Events

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