RAI Amsterdam and E.J. Krause announce launch of Aquatech Mexico 2016

RAI Amsterdam and E.J. Krause announce launch of Aquatech Mexico 2016


Aquatech adds another destination to its global portfolio
Aquatech, the globally renowned and leading exhibition in the process, drinking and waste water technology sectors is branching out to Mexico. RAI Amsterdam is joining forces with E.J. Krause de Mexico to create Aquatech Mexico, taking place from 26th to 28th of October, 2016 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City. Aquatech will be co-located with the GREEN Expo, Mexico’s leading environmental and renewable energy exhibition.

Ambitious water agenda of the Mexican Government
Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America and the 14th in the world. Water is a strategic concern for the country’s development due to the fact that there is a low availability of water and 75% of the population lives in the cities (expected to be 80% by 2030). The Water Agenda 2015-2030 of the Federal Mexican Government is an ambitious programme that reaches every part of water technology and resource management.

Co-location with the GREEN Expo
Aquatech Mexico 2016 will provide a platform for companies related to the water industry seeking to explore business opportunities in Mexico, as well as partnerships, networking, and best practices between local and international companies. The co-location with the GREEN Expo, Mexico’s largest trade show for the environmental and renewable energy industries, will ensure that Aquatech Mexico will have a large visitor base. Of the more than 10,000 attendees, almost 3,000 are looking for water and wastewater solutions.

Comprehensive B2B platform to discuss water challenges
"The current Mexican government is dedicated to improving water and wastewater systems and treatment and Aquatech Mexico 2016 will be the place to discuss all water challenges which are impacting Mexico, from water quality, water quantity, water sustainability and water security, to name a few", said Annette Bos, Aquatech Global Events Manager.

"Aquatech Mexico 2016 will be the most comprehensive B2B platform in Mexico for companies working in the water industry around the globe," said Jose Navarro, E.J. Krause de Mexico, General Director. "We are proud to announce that Aquatech Mexico will be co-located with the GREEN Expo® 2016, the largest annual Exhibition for the Environmental and Renewable Energy sectors in Mexico and Latin America for 23 years".

Aquatech Mexico 2016 will show success stories about water challenges and the latest technologies through local and international companies. In this context, the event will gather automation solutions manufacturers, pumps, pipes manufacturers, chemical water treatment and/or biological water treatment manufacturers, consulting engineering companies involved in the design of water technology installations and water resource management. Furthermore construction companies involved in building of water technology plants, contractors, system integrators involved in integration of water technology projects, research institutes, associations and distributors will be present.

Professionals attending the event will include those from the government –federal and municipalities- involved in the Water Agenda 2030, engineering companies involved in water projects, construction companies, from utility companies and from waste water treatment plants, also from industrial companies (including, food & beverage, oil & gas, petrochemical), investors, consultants, NGO´s and associations.

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, USA and now 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

Joined forces
Aquatech Mexico is organised by RAI Amsterdam in conjunction with E.J. Krause de México, with the support of an extensive network of offices and professionals worldwide.

About RAI Amsterdam
Personal meetings continue to be a powerful form of communication, and exhibitions are the ideal medium for connecting worlds, people and markets. With a portfolio of top brands, RAI Amsterdam Exhibitions creates inspiring events that blend context, content and communities. Dedicated teams of professionals organise over 30 national and international consumer and trade exhibitions each year, supported by a global office and agent network. Successful exhibition concepts in their home base in Amsterdam are translated for other countries in collaboration with trade associations and media parties. The focus on quality and target group has made RAI Amsterdam the market leader in a significant number of sectors. Wherever in the world an event may take place, the focus is on generating business for exhibitors, visitors, sponsors and partners.

About E.J. Krause
Since 1991, E.J. Krause de Mexico organises international business forums, producing the most important exhibitions and annual conferences in strategic industries such as education, energy, food, styling, forestry, manufacturing, environment, plastic and ITC, just to mentioned a few. E.J. Krause de Mexico is part of E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. For more than 30 years, E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. (EJK) has been a worldwide leader in exhibition and conference management. EJK is one of the largest privately held exhibition management companies in the world, with offices on three continents. EJK produces a growing portfolio of over 40 events, serving 14 different industries, excelling in creating global brand leading events, bringing companies together to network and generate business.

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