Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has started receiving applications from exhibitors and companies from around the world to participate in the 25th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show (DSS). The exhibition is organised by DEWA under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, from 15 to 17 November 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and DSS, highlighted that this is the largest exhibition in the region in the sectors of energy, water, green development, sustainability, electric vehicles, and smart cities, and one of the largest specialised exhibitions in the world. This makes it an ideal platform for companies, investors, and visitors to learn about innovations and solutions in these sectors, exchange experiences, conclude deals and build partnerships, and explore investment opportunities in local and regional markets.
“WETEX and DSS supports the pioneering efforts of the UAE and Dubai in the field of climate action and the UAE’s leadership of the region’s efforts to achieve net-zero. It also consolidates the foundations for a sustainable future. The exhibition provides an important opportunity for companies, and government and private organisations to reach thousands of exhibitors, participants, officials, decision-makers and experts in various vital sectors,” added Al Tayer.
The 24th WETEX and DSS attracted 1,750 companies from 55 countries and 64 local and international sponsors. It spread over 62,513 square metres and hosted 20 international pavilions. The exhibition also hosted many meetings between companies, government and private institutions, and investors through the Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Government (B2G) platforms.
During the exhibition, DEWA organised 110 seminars and panel discussions by prominent experts and specialists from around the world on sustainability; clean and renewable energy; green hydrogen; water desalination using clean energy; reducing emissions in the energy sector; circular economy; renewable energy generation and storage; technologies for turning waste into energy; artificial intelligence; emerging technologies in utilities; smart meters and grids among other vital topics.