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3D Virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show Attracts 63,058 Visitors, Largest Number in Its History

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show virtually from 26-28 October 2020. The 3D carbon-neutral exhibition attracted 1,076 exhibitors from 52 countries, and 63,058 visitors from around the world. This is the largest number of visitors in the exhibition’s history of 22 years.

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3D virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show attracts 63,058 visitors, largest number in its history (Photo: AETOSWire).

3D virtual WETEX & Dubai Solar Show attracts 63,058 visitors, largest number in its history (Photo: AETOSWire).

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, Founder and Chairman of WETEX and Dubai Solar Show, was pleased with the exhibition’s success.

“As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform challenges into opportunities, we organised the exhibition this year on a 3D virtual platform. It has achieved great success, especially as the innovative platform provided an exceptional experience for exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The exhibition reflects Dubai’s commitment to supporting global efforts to increase the share of renewable energy and achieve the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, as well as supporting the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, to make Dubai a global hub for clean energy and green economy,” said Al Tayer.

WETEX and Dubai Solar Show is the largest exhibition for water, energy, sustainability and innovation in the region and one of the largest specialised exhibitions worldwide. The event has proven its international status as an integrated platform for energy, water and environmental companies to promote their innovative products, services and technologies; and to meet decision-makers, investors, buyers and visitors from around the world to close deals and build partnerships, and to review the latest technologies and developments in these major sectors. The exhibition also provides an opportunity to identify market needs, current and future projects and opportunities in solar power projects in the region.

102 seminars and discussion panels

In collaboration with experts and specialists from leading local and international companies in the energy, water, technology, sustainability and environment sectors, DEWA organised 102 seminars during WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2020. These seminars attracted a large number of participants from all over the world.

*Source: AETOSWire

Contact information

DEWA
Khuloud Al Ali, +971563974965
Media@dewa.gov.ae

Shaikha Almheiri, +971552288228
Shaikha.almheiri@dewa.gov.ae

Mohammad Almheiri, +971552725291
Mohammad.almheiri@dewa.gov.ae

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