Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is the ground-breaking global forum that unites thought leaders, policy makers and investors to address the challenges of renewable energy and sustainable development. With the global population set to reach nine billion by 2050, ADSW promotes collaborative thinking and development to accelerate the solutions needed to support rapid economic and population growth. An Abu Dhabi government initiative, ADSW is the largest gathering on sustainability in the Middle East and a significant forum for stimulating international dialogue and action.
With a mandate from countries around the world, IRENA aims to encourage governments to adopt enabling policies for renewable energy investments and provides practical tools and policy advice to accelerate renewable energy deployment with a goal to provide clean, sustainable energy for the world’s growing population.
Zayed Future Energy Prize
The Zayed Future Energy Prize represents the vision of the Late Founding Father and President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship. This annual award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability.
Is the world’s most influential event dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technology. Held each year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, WFES is hosted by Masdar Institute. The WFES 2016 exhibition and conference brought together 600 companies from 32 countries and more than 30,000 attendees from 150 countries.
Is a global platform for promoting water sustainability in arid regions by bringing together world leaders, field experts, academics and business innovators to accelerate the development of new sustainable strategies and technologies. Held annually at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, IWS is hosted by Masdar and held in partnership with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority.
Is a leading international platform for advancing sustainable waste management and recycling across MENA and beyond. Seeing waste as a valuable economic resource, EcoWASTE brings together leading local and international experts and providers with key buyers and decision-makers. Held annually at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, EcoWASTE is hosted by Masdar and held in partnership with Tadweer.
With the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region set to tender 4GW of solar projects in 2016, the industry will see continued growth as MENA looks for clean, reliable and cost-effective energy solutions. The Solar Expo 2017 will deliver opportunities to build stronger networks with a high-profile audience of investors, partners, government officials and buyers. It’s the ultimate place to make connections and secure business in new markets.
Anticipating the growing demand for energy efficiency solutions, the Energy Efficiency Expo will address the challenges and opportunities of reduced energy consumption. Energy Efficiency Expo is committed to organisations and people adopting energy-efficient technology in buildings. It is the ideal platform to market energy-efficient solutions and develop new business opportunities. Meeting energy efficiency targets through a strategy of community, government and commercial sector collaboration will translate directly into reduced operating expenses.
The 2016 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) saw the launch of the first dedicated Sustainable Transport zone – a forum for regional and international manufacturers and distributors to discuss the latest developments and generate new business opportunities. Sustainable Transport offers a platform for unlocking direct financial savings and new business opportunities through the showcasing of technology, products and future concepts.