Muscat, Oman:—The 2019 edition of Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition, Oman’s biggest annual event for the energy and water sector, will be the most comprehensive yet, welcoming 160 local and international companies from 15 countries—
Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Oman, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the USA—and featuring the national pavilions of Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom and the US.
Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition, organized by Diam-Public Authority for Water and Omanexpo, was officially opened by His Highness Sayyid Kamil bin Fahad bin Mahmood Al Said, Assistant Secretary General for Cabinet Affairs of the Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers on Monday at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The flagship event brings in an expanded technical conference, segmented into Oman Power, Oman Water and Wastewater and Oman Solar Forum, the latter organized in partnership with global association Joint Forces for Solar, with over 40 esteemed speakers presenting insights, best practices, issues, solutions, and case studies. “These dedicated forums will ensure that sectors will tap the right and representative stakeholders and serve as strategic platforms for companies from these sectors,” says Ahmed Sayed, exhibition director, Oman Energy & Water Conference and Exhibition.
Some of the topics to be presented revolve around Oman’s power sector structure and policies, digitalization, efficiency and operational excellence in the water and wastewater sectors, climate change impact on water resources, solar energy market update and outlook, critical factors to maintain sustainable solar market growth, and more.
To enrich the exhibitor and visitor experience, organizers have set up an online business matchmaking platform that allows fast and convenient access to information about participating companies, products, services and company recommendations.
Sayed remarks “We are delighted to work with Diam-PAEW once again as we continue to increase our efforts to contribute to the expansion of Oman’s power and water sector to meet demand and the emerging solar market. Along with these are our commitment to present a credible platform for companies to launch or showcase their product or service offerings to the market and provide opportunities for existing and potential businesses.”
Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition is organized against a backdrop of massive power, water and wastewater projects and the government’s major shift to renewable energy energy and tap the potential of Oman’s solar and wind resources.
Sponsors and partners of the event include Nama, Haya Water, Majis Industrial Services, Vanguard Engineering & Oilfield Services, National Electricity & Energy Center. Supporting associations include Middle East Solar Industry Association, UL, OSGP Alliance, Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF), POMSAD, Oman Water Society, Gunder, Oman Solar Forum and the Embassy of Netherlands.
Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition is from 22 to 24 April at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre. Exhibition hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
© Press Release 2019