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In a world where electricity and water play critical roles, the power and water utilities industry faces numerous significant challenges. As we navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing landscape, it is essential to confront these obstacles directly and pave the way towards a resilient and sustainable future.

The World Utilities Congress, scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi from 16 - 18 September 2024, serves as an international platform that brings together global energy leaders, policymakers, innovators, and industry professionals from across the power & water utilities value chain to discuss the major trends and challenges shaping the industry as utilities worldwide work to deliver secure, sustainable, and affordable energy.

This congress will provide a vital platform for the sector to engage in discussions about the role and pace of decarbonisation in the utility industry’s future. It will also showcase the latest innovations and solutions aimed at establishing a renewable utilities sector.

EVENT OVERVIEW

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EXHIBITION
EXHIBITION

180+ global exhibitors will come together to showcase the latest technologies and innovations driving progress and shaping the future of power and water utilities.

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STRATEGIC CONFERENCE
STRATEGIC CONFERENCE

Hear from government ministers, policymakers and industry leaders on the latest market trends and future strategies driving growth and innovation across the utilities value chain.

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TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
TECHNICAL CONFERENCE

Gain unprecedented access to the latest industry knowledge and research findings, technical expertise, new project developments, state of the art technologies and industry best practices.

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UTILITIES CLUB
UTILITIES CLUB

An invitation only VIP club for government officials, policymakers, C-level executives, and business leaders offering networking opportunities within a relaxed environment.

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CLEANTECH THEATRE
CLEANTECH THEATRE

Discover the latest projects, innovation, and research and development in clean technology solutions that will help deliver clean value and supply chains across the power, water, and district cooling utilities

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POWER GEN THEATRE
POWER GEN THEATRE

A platform for power producers, distributors, and the power utilities supply and value chain to present the solutions and technologies needed to modernise the power sector.

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THE HYDROGEN THEATRE
THE HYDROGEN THEATRE

Dedicated to advancing the hydrogen economy, the Hydrogen Theatre is a focal point for discussions on the role of hydrogen as a clean and versatile energy carrier, addressing key topics such as green hydrogen production, storage methods, and distribution strategies.

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LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLES
LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLES

The invitation-only Leadership Roundtables gather stakeholders – from Ministers and policymakers to CEOs and scientists – to explore solutions and collectively address the challenges and shape the future of the utilities sector.

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MINISTERIAL PARTICIPATION FROM 22+ COUNTRIES

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CO-LOCATED WITH THE 6TH ARAB WATER FORUM

In the heart of Abu Dhabi, two pivotal events will come together, creating a cross industry platform addressing the shared challenges and collaborative solutions of sustainability, energy and water security in the Arab world.

The Arab Water Forum & World Utilities Congress will play host to the crucial dialogues taking place in the water and utilities industries, fostering collaboration and shared insight.

The two events will not only connect these indispensable industries but will also propel them towards a collective vision of a sustainable and prosperous future, where water and utilities play instrumental roles in shaping global resilience and prosperity.

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TESTIMONIALS

Alexis Grenon

"The World Utilities Congress gave us the unique opportunity to connect with key stakeholders in the utilities sector, along with thought leaders and policy makers looking to make real and meaningful change in the industry. A global gathering such as this is crucial at this time given we are soon approaching COP28 and are seeking to address the issues of climate change and decarbonisation with energy security in mind."

Alexis Grenon

Global Digital Grid Senior Vice President
Schneider Electric
Hassan Merhi

"The World Utilities Congress was a great opportunity to connect with global players in the energy field and discuss the energy transition in the region as well as the challenges in the industry. We had the pleasure to welcome several delegations from our clients and partners. We look forward to meeting again next year!”

Hassan Merhi

Managing Director
Linxon Middle East & Africa
Frank Janssens

"We are delighted to have partnered with the World Utilities Congress, witnessing its remarkable growth year after year. Through this collaboration, we have gained valuable networking opportunities, connecting us with influential decision makers from various industries. We eagerly anticipate a continued strong partnership with the Congress in the years to come!"

Frank Janssens

Vice President
KROHNE Oil and Gas - Middle East and Africa
Mostafa Hitachi

“We were elated to showcase our solutions and services at the World Utilities Congress 2023. Through close collaboration with our valued customers and partners, we are actively working together to build a sustainable energy future that brings benefits to both current and future generations.”

Dr. Mostafa AlGuezeri

Managing Director
Hitachi Energy
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