ADNEC kicks off World Future Energy Summit 2020

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has inaugurated the World Future Energy Summit 2020 (WFES) and its co-located events – WFES Energy, WFES Water, WFES Solar, WFES ecoWASTE, WFES GREEN BUILDINGS and WFES MOBILITY.

The event, which kicked off today (January 13) and will run until January 16, represents one of the largest sustainability gatherings in the region, as well as one of the key international events on ADNEC’s annual calendar. It is further reinforcing its reputation as a global marketplace for renewable energy and sustainable technology, with over 90 per cent of the exhibitor space selling out quickly in late 2019. The event has 20 per cent growth for its 2020 edition compared to 2019.

The World Future Energy Summit provides a platform where global future energy, cleantech and sustainability community come together. Hosting innovators and academics, and political and industry leaders, it is an important annual event that showcases the state-of-the-art technologies, enables new business and investment to flow, and sets the agenda.

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WFES will bring together government and business leaders and specialist exhibitors from around the globe, showcasing pioneering technologies and ground-breaking thinking in energy, energy efficiency, water, solar, waste and smart cities.

Managing director and group CEO, ADNEC, HE Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri stated: “ADNEC has invested significantly in its facilities and infrastructure required by today’s global events industry for events to ensure that it is regarded as one of the world’s leading venues for exhibitions and conferences, and hosting such major exhibitions such as WFES highlight’s ADNEC’s position as one of the leading venues for high profile events.”

With innovation and knowledge exchange at the heart of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the World Future Energy Summit inspires the advancement and transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide, helping to stimulate sustainable growth for all stakeholders.

Al Dhaheri concluded: “ADNEC are thought leaders in sustainability so we are pleased to be hosting WFES and look forward to hosting another important event that will lead to discussions and decision making on important topics such as sustainability and clean energy.”