Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 set to be a record-breaker on all fronts

  • 26 September, 2017
  • Aquatech
  • Amsterdam Aquatech

New and expanded features attracting greater exhibitor and expected visitor numbers

With the latest edition of global water exhibition Aquatech Amsterdam set to open its doors in just a matter of weeks, a suite of new and expanded features in the industry-leading programme have helped put the show on track to be a record-breaker. Exhibitor numbers have already passed the 900 mark, the highest ever for the event. Advance visitor registrations, the trade show area, and the number of entrants to the prestigious Aquatech Innovation Awards are all at record levels, putting the show on course to be the most successful yet.

Aquatech Amsterdam, to be held from 31 October to 3 November, already leads the way as an international platform for process, drinking and waste water technologies. The 2017 edition of the show will include an even greater focus on innovation, and the expanded programme will highlight the latest developments in key segments such as desalination and smart technologies.

A constant drive by the Aquatech team to make the event even more successful has put the latest edition on track to break records on all fronts. Exhibitor numbers are already at a new high. This year there will be a greater area of trade show floor than ever before. The Aquatech Innovation Awards have attracted the greatest ever number of entries, with 78 exciting innovations put forward. On top of this, advance visitor registrations are at a record level.

‘These new records underline Aquatech Amsterdam’s position as the leading platform on water technology,’ comments Marieke Leenhouts, Exhibition Manager for Aquatech Amsterdam. ‘We also feel the buzz and excitement when talking to people in the industry. They are looking forward to the show, and for us that is our greatest achievement.’

Aquatech Amsterdam is part of Amsterdam International Water Week and this year’s show has also seen a greater number of requests from water sector organisations to run meetings and events alongside the exhibition. ‘In this day and age, when it is easier than ever to meet in cyberspace, it remains important to meet face to face as this is how real progress on the water challenges ahead can be achieved,’ says Leenhouts. ‘We look forward to bringing the water industry together in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam International Water Week.’


The Amsterdam International Water Week
For the fourth time Aquatech is part of the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) a divers platform for water professionals around the world including a conference, a young professionals programme, social events and – new this year – Floodex Europe Launch Event. This last event covers water level management and flood control and consists of a compact programme, with four elements, a tour, a knowledge programme, a networking gathering and a site visit.


Visitor registration is now open
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Aquatech Global Events
Established in 1964, Aquatech Global Events organises the world’s leading trade events in the process, drinking and waste water technology sectors in Europe, China and Mexico. The well-established format covers the following segments: Transport and Storage, Water Treatment, Point of Use, Process Control and Technology & Process Automation. Aquatech Global Events are visited by professionals from all parts of the water industry and attract policy-makers, top-level businesses, specialists, and those who apply the technology in practice. www.aquatechtrade.com


Upcoming events

Aquatech Amsterdam 2017: 31 October, 1-2-3 November 2017

Amsterdam International Water Week 2017: 30 October, 1-2-3 November 2017

Floodex Europe Launch Event 2017: 31 October 2017

Aquatech China 2018: 31 May-2 June 2018

Aquatech Mexico 2018: 4-6 September 2018


About RAI Amsterdam
Bringing together people, both physically and virtually, expands borders... it inspires! RAI Amsterdam has been bringing different worlds, people and markets together, at home and abroad, since 1893. The RAI is an international exhibition and convention company which organises events in the Netherlands and abroad and operates the RAI Convention Centre in the business district of Amsterdam. The RAI welcomes around 1.5 million visitors a year to approximately 500 events such as exhibitions, conventions and corporate and other events. The company also provides event-related services to organisers, exhibitors and visitors. For more information, visit www.rai.nl

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