The leading international water supply tradeshow and the major energy expo in the country jointly opened one of the biggest and most anticipated three-day events this week. Organized by Informa Markets, a division of global trade show specialist Informa plc, WATER PHILIPPINES 2023 and PhilEnergy 2023 rolled out a ‘sustainable event,’ which promoted the use of sustainable materials and pushed for ethical and socially responsible business practices in the respective sectors.
More than 10,000 trade visitors that included top players and thought leaders in the water and energy industries from 36 countries gathered from March 22 to 24, 2023 occupying the four halls of SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The joint event kicked off with the year’s widest trade exhibition featuring over 300 exhibitors from 14 participating international countries that showcased the latest products, technologies, and innovations in the water and energy sectors.
The opening ceremony was graced by no less than the Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, who commended the return of both event after its postponement in 2021 due to the pandemic. He reiterated the significance of the WATER PHILIPPINES and PhilEnergy in the government’s goals to strengthen the local water and energy industries.
This year’s editions aimed at further expanding networks for building strong partnerships and serving as a source of valuable information in the community. It puts the spotlight on the latest market trends through exhibits and conferences where professionals and practitioners established relationships and opportunities for matters covering different sectors of water and energy industry.
“With the continued support of our partner associations, these events are the perfect platforms for leading water and energy industry players to showcase their latest innovations and solutions, aligning perfectly with the government’s aspiration in transforming the country’s water, wastewater and energy service industry in the pursuit of a more sustainable water supply for the coming generation.” said Informa Markets Philippines Country General Manager, Mr. Gerard Leeuwenburgh.