World Utilities Congress 2024

World Utilities Congress 2024

Energy Production, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energies, Energy efficient
Abu Dhabi, UAE
16-18 Sep 2024
DMG events
1 year

The power and water industry's global innovation congress

The World Utilities Congress is an international trade fair held once a year. Its editions are hosted for three days at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). DMG Events organise the trade show. The trade event is an essential forum for the utilities and energy industries. It enables them to increase brand awareness and expand business networks. Over 9,000 participants from 71 countries attend the annual international event. They feature over 8,000 visitors and more than 60 exhibitors. The participating nations include Japan, Canada, Spain, India, Nigeria, South Africa, and Germany. Various industries attend the fair. Among them are energy, utility, research, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and education. Various value chain members present them. Examples include:
  • Distributors
  • End users
  • Suppliers
  • Service providers
  • Manufacturers
  • Agents
  • Financiers
  • Investors
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Project developers
  • C-Suite executives
  • Department heads and managers
  • Universities
They represent energy, utility, engineering and EPC companies. They furthermore represent environmental protection or regulatory agencies. Notable companies such as Shell, Baker Hughes, ABB, Hitachi Energy, Schneider Electric, Toshiba, Honeywell, Siemens Energy, General Electric and Huawei attend.

World Utilities Congress 2024

The World Utilities Congress 2024 will be hosted at the ADNEC between the dates 16.09.2024 and 18.09.2024. 


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On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Abu Dhabi International Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station

By car
By car:

16 mins when travelling from Abu Dhabi International Airport

11 mins when travelling from Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station

By public transport
By public transport:

Not advisable when travelling from Abu Dhabi International Airport

55 mins when travelling from Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station


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Participants can achieve various business objectives, including increasing their specialised expertise. Enhancing brand awareness by networking with diverse companies is also an attainable goal. Attendees may also showcase innovations and learn about current trends. The support programme of the event features an exhibition, two conferences, a forum, and an innovation stage. Each sub-event enables the completion of different goals. For instance, the exposition permits overviewing the markets, examining innovations, networking, and raising brand awareness. It is divided into the following sections:
  • Distribution (energy storage, intelligent water networks, power management, and data analytics)
  • Water (desalination, treatment chemicals, water treatment, membranes, pipelines and well drilling)
  • Utilities (district cooling, EV charging and urban energy systems AI, IoT, billing)
  • Generation (fuel mixes, power plant refurbishing, renewable energy generation, turbines, and power optimisation systems)
The Strategic and Technical Conferences feature over 60 conference sessions. Each focuses on a particular topic and attracts different types of participants. The Strategic Conference, for example, attracts industry executives, legislators, and innovators. During the sub-event, they can network and exchange information. This includes discussing subjects, such as current trends. The Technical Conference attracts experts, such as R&D specialists, who discuss research findings, project updates, and best practices.
The Nuclear Energy Leadership Forum and the Hydrogen & Innovation Theatre have similar goals. The Forum discusses the latest nuclear energy advancements and projects. The Theatre focuses on the latest subjects related to hydrogen. Among them are crucial industry issues, innovations, and study results.

The World Utilities Congress is hosted at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, or ADNEC. The trade fair is within commuting distance by car or taxi from the Abu Dhabi International Airport. This is due to the commuting time via the mentioned transport mode being 20 minutes. Similarly, the venue is close to the Al Bateen Executive Airport. For instance, it can be accessed from the terminal in 28 minutes by walking, in 3 minutes via taxi or car and in 5 minutes by bus. Participants can reach ADNEC via taxis, cars, and buses from the central station. The commuting time will be 10 minutes via taxi or car and via bus – 40 to 50 minutes.

World Utilities Congress 2022

World Utilities Congress' inaugural edition marked the event's successful initiation. It was conducted as a live trade fair at the ADNEC and featured over 10,000 visitors, 120 exhibitors and more than 200 speakers. It also received 1,000 conference delegates.

World Utilities Congress 2023

The second rendition of the event improved upon the success of the 2022 inauguration edition. It featured over 10,000 visitors, 150 exhibitors and more than 250 speakers. It was similarly held at the ADNEC as a live trade fair. 

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