Smart Water Networks - A Fixture on the Global AquaTech Agenda

Smart Water Networks - A Fixture on the Global AquaTech Agenda

Friday, 6 April 2018

The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) signed a strategic agreement with Aquatech Global Events to organize Smart Water Pavilions at various events throughout 2019 and beyond. By joining forces Aquatech visitors around the world benefit from specialized knowledge on this topic, saving water and money as the smart water industry continues to gain momentum.

China, Mexico and Amsterdam will feature pavilions and/or combined with a knowledge program. According to a report by SWAN Member Sensus, utilities could save up to $12.5 billion by implementing smart water systems - the time is now.

Participants in the SWAN-pavilions included Utilis (Israel), Bentley Systems (Ireland), Controlpoint (UK), Watener (Spain), Kamstrup (Denmark), Servelec Technologies (UK), and Aganova (Spain).

"The SWAN Forum is thrilled to sign a long-term agreement with Aquatech Global Events to provide global exposure for SWAN Members and leading solution providers. This partnership, which will extend across Mexico City, Amsterdam and Shanghai-based Aquatech events, will leverage the strengths of both organizations to help accelerate the smart water sector”, says Amir Cahn, SWAN's Executive Director.

“Our interest and focus is on startups and institutions leveraging new technologies and digitalization within the water sector,” says Annette Bos, Director Water of Aquatech Global Events. “In our cooperation with SWAN Forum, we can ensure the engagement of leading players from across the industry and across the world.”

Upcoming events
Aquatech China 2018:                                            31 May-2 June 2018
Aquatech Mexico 2018:                                          4-6 September 2018
Aquatech Amsterdam 2019:                                   5-6-7-8 November 2019

About The SWAN Forum
The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is the leading global hub for the smart water sector, accelerating the awareness and adoption of data-driven technologies in water and wastewater networks worldwide. A non-profit organization, SWAN brings together key players in the water sector to collaborate and share knowledge while offering access to cutting-edge research, global networking opportunities, and the ability to proactively influence the future of the water industry. Learn more at

About Aquatech Global Events
Established in 1964, Aquatech Global Events organizes 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. Forthcoming events include, Aquatech China 2018 (31 May-2 June 2018), Aquatech Mexico 2018 (4-6 September 2018) and Aquatech Amsterdam 2019 co-located with Floodex Europe (5-8 November 2019).

About RAI Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam believes in the power of connecting. Since 1893, it has been bringing different worlds, people and markets together, at home in the RAI Convention Centre and abroad. The RAI is an international exhibition company and operates the RAI Convention Centre in the business district of Amsterdam. Under normal circumstances, the RAI welcomes around 1.5 million visitors a year to approximately 500 events such as exhibitions, conventions and corporate events. As the organising party, RAI connects context, content and communities utilising national and international consumer and professional trade shows.