Middle East Electricity opens tomorrow in Dubai
The 2014 edition of event features 1,250 exhibitors from 55 countries
The 39th edition of Middle East Electricity opens on February 11 in Dubai, featuring more than 1,250 exhibitors from 55 countries.
The 2014 edition of event will take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The event will host companies like Cummins Power Generation, Al Fanar, FAMCO, Rittal, Larsen & Toubro Limited, DUCAB, Hyundai and Panasonic.
Anita Mathews, director of Informa Energy Group, organisers of Middle East Electricity, said: "The increased exhibitor interest at Middle East Electricity this year points towards the positive market outlook and shows that there are opportunities for everyone in this billion dollar a year MENA energy market.
"Middle East Electricity is the world's foremost energy event, but what makes the event particularly unique is its truly international participation with visitors coming from Europe, the Americas and Asia as well as the whole Middle East region. Senior level management account for the vast majority of visitors, giving exhibitors access to key decision makers, boosting their on-site orders and providing quality sales leads."
Middle East Electricity will host 22 government-supported country groups and national pavilions from Argentina, Austria, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and USA.
The three-day event will also feature the second edition of the Green Energy Conference, held in partnership with Dubai Municipality and Environmental Centre for Arab Towns. Sustainability is the key theme of the one-day conference on 11 February, as notable speakers from the Dubai Municipality and Electricity Holding Company Oman, among others, discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the Middle East's burgeoning clean energy sector.
Middle East Electricity is co-located with the second edition of Solar Middle East, and returns with the popular Middle East Electricity Awards, taking place on the opening night of the event.
The event is supported by Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), Dubai Municipality, Emirates Green Building Council, Society of Engineers-UAE, Environmental Center for Arab Towns, Clean Energy Business Council and Energy Institute Middle East.