The first edition of Egypt Water, Waste, and Infrastructure (EWWI) fair kicked off in Cairo on Sunday. The three-day fair, held at the Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Centre, was opened by the deputy minister of housing
Under the slogan “Empowering Innovations”, EWWI offers the stage for knowledge transfer and direct dialogue between Egyptian and international stakeholders and actively supports the intensive talks among the decision-makers attending the trade show and exhibitors.
The fair hosts 43 exhibitors from seven countries. Egyptian big players in the water industry were represented. The Cairo Water Company alone participated with 15 sub-exhibitors such as the Utility Water Authority for Greater Cairo. In addition, several Egyptian companies such as HCCO Holding Company for Construction and Development, the Arab Constructors, Hassan Allam Holding Co, and Soul Water had their own booths in the fair.
There were also 22 German exhibitors, including the German Society for Trenchless Technology, VDMA, the German Water Partnership, the German RETech Partnership, and the German Association of Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW) – the largest German association for SMEs with 1 million member companies.
Other European countries such as Austria and Denmark presented new products and their know-how expertise at their own booth. In addition, Japan, India, Turkey, and Jordan were represented in the fair.
Exhibitors also presented their innovations and know-how in numerous technical lectures and presentations at the fair.
A total of 21 technical presentations, open sessions, and a round table will take place in the Conference Centre, where experts will share their knowledge. Attendance at the conference is free for all visitors.
German engineer Dieter Fechner from Hamburg Port Energy Logistic GmbH will present groundbreaking innovations in environmental protection and recycling: “Recycling and Desalination on the Sea and Industry for Future”. Professor Jens Hölterhoff, Chairperson of GSTT-German Society for Trenchless, will present a groundbreaking technological innovation made in Germany for urban development.
In addition to the participating companies and organizations, many experts, professional societies, and engineers will be present at the fair.