Beginning of May, Aquatech Amsterdam announced a complete sell-out. Setting a new record, the show already attracted over 900 exhibitors and started a waiting list 6 months before the show, while creatively looking at options to add more square meters to the already fully filled halls.
Innovation Centre Stage
Aquatech is all about innovation. From all around the world exhibitors are working to present their latest innovation in Amsterdam, eager to use this international stage to boost attention. The winner of the Aquatech Innovation Award is announce during the Monday evening, the day before the show. Winners and nominees will present in the InnovationLAB and innovations focused on Circular Economy are showcased in the BlueTechResearch Innovation Pavilion. The new Innovation Avenue is another hub for those looking for new products and solutions.
New at Aquatech
As always the content at Aquatech is based on new developments and the advice of the exhibition committee, captains of industry and experts in their field. “Next to the familiar country pavilions Industrial User Experience, Pumps & Process Plaza, we have newly added the Desalination Pavilion and Smart Water Networks Pavilion,” says Marieke Leenhouts, Exhibition Manager for Aquatech Amsterdam. “There will also be Circular Economy Lounge and the InnovationLAB will have an “Experiences-area” with prototypes and demos and connect to the new Innovation Avenue. Underlining the importance of innovations crucial to the future of the water market.”
Guided tours and matchmaking
For the first time Aquatech organizes guided tours and a matchmaking service. Visitors with a specific interest in Circular Economy, Smart Cities, Urban Resilience and/or Innovation can join guided tours of the show tailored to these interests. Another new additional service is matchmaking.Visitors can prearrange networking and business appointments with exhibitors, as well as other visitors and speakers, based on interests and profile.
The Amsterdam International Water Week
For the fourth time Aquatech is part of the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) a divers platform for water professionals around the world including a conference, a young professionals programme, social events and – new this year – Floodex Europe Launch Event. This last event covers water level management and flood control and consists of a compact programme.
To avoid costs, visitors are asked to register online to ensure free entrance via www.aquatechtrade.com/amsterdam