Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau – a dedicated entity of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has signed on as Host Destination Partner for the upcoming POWER-GEN Middle East (PGME) and co-located WaterWorld Middle East (WWME) Conference and Exhibition to be held in Abu Dhabi from 12 to 14 of October 2014 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
In excess of 4,000 attendees from over 65 countries set to attend this leading power and water event, will also benefit from Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, as the Official Airline Partner.
The new partnership offers all visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates a 10% discount on First, Business and Economy class round-trip tickets on Etihad Airways’ operated flights.
“The support of these two prominent organisations is integral to hosting a successful global event here in Abu Dhabi,” said Nigel Blackaby, Event Director of PGME. “The value we place on such partnerships demonstrates our commitment to Abu Dhabi’s growth and sustainability and fosters Abu Dhabi’s position as an incubator for dialogue and solutions for industries vital to regional and international economies,” Nigel added.
The organizers of PGME and WWME are encouraging all interested in the upcoming conferences to register before the Early Bird deadline of 12th September to secure preferred conference fees, to receive maximum benefit from the partnership with Etihad Airways, and to have access to the popular technical tours.
Delegates that meet the Early Bird deadline will have an opportunity to tour two of Abu Dhabi’s most important engineering projects for power generation: the Ansaldo Thomassen Gulf Repair Facility, a modern gas turbine repair facility, and Masdar City, the world’s most sustainable eco-city. Both tours will be held on 11th October.
At PGME, delegates will benefit from the over 150 regional and international experts addressing the current power challenges, with informative presentations and panel discussions that explore the latest trends, technologies and developments.
Once such expert, Owais Khan, Business Development Manager at Wärtsilä Corporation, Power Plants, who will speak about the “Best Way of Savings for Middle East Utilities”, commented, “POWER-GEN Middle East is the biggest seminar for the power sector attended by people from all sectors of the industry, including engineers, planners, and financial experts from both the public and private sectors.” “This platform will be the most appropriate stage to table the proposition of bringing flexibility to the right audience,” said Mr. Khan.
Power experts Mr. Arno Stein, Head of Product Promotion Gas, Alstom Switzerland Ltd., Mr. Dhanuskodi Sundaravadivelu, Senior Vice President, Mitsusbishi-Hitachi Power System (MHPS), India Ltd, and Mar Thomas Eisenmann, Vice President of DURAG data systems GmbH, will also be presenting abstracts and speaking on panels during the conference.
As Host Destination, Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau is lending a range of assistance to the event including awareness generation.
For additional information about these two conferences, technical tour details and to enjoy the Early Bird Delegate Discount plus list of companies participating in the free entry exhibition, please visit: www.power-gen-middleeast.com and www.waterworldmiddleeast.com.
For further details regarding the discount from Etihad Airways, registered delegates should visit the “travel” page on the PGME and WWME websites and quote password EYHALA8.
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