From the 17th to 19th of May 2016 the 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa took place in South Africa, Capetown. The AUW is a mix of conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals and solution providers. This year there were around 250 exhibitors presenting their companies on 12,000 sqm.
From the 25th to 29th of April 2016 the Hannover Messe took place in Germany, Hannover.
A special feature of the Hannover Fair is that 5 leading trade fairs of different areas are joining the Hannover Fair and are coming together under one roof. So visitors can inform themselves regarding the latest developments and trends in the areas of Research & Technology, Industrial Supply, Industrial Automation, Digital Factory and Energy.
From the 18th to 21 th of January 2016 the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi and the herein integrated Solarexpo Show took place. Innovative companies around the world of photovoltaic and solar technology in general presented these days their products and services in the modern Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
On January the 15th 2015, Maarten Camps, Secretary General of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, visited together with the Deputy Secretary General Guido Biessen, Aino Jansen as Deputy Head of the Economic Department in the Dutch Embassy in Berlin and Eelco van der Eijk, Innovation Attaché, the BAE plant in Berlin.