HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VIETWATER 2016 Expo & Forum, Vietnam's leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources and purification event, organised by UBM Asia, will take place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City from 9-11 November 2016.
Hosted by the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA) and supported by the Ministry of Construction (MOC), VIETWATER is renowned as the flagship business platform in the drainage & sewerage and water supply industries. With over 400 exhibitors from 38 countries & regions and 15 international pavilions such as France, Germany, Australia, Finland, Belgium, Japan, mainland China, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and many others. VIETWATER 2016 expects to welcome over 10,000 trade visitors, professionals, consultants, engineers, key decision-makers, thought leaders and government representatives.
In collaboration with Binh Hung Wastewater Treatment Plant, VIETWATER 2016 held a factory visit on 22 August 2016, with the participation of Mr. Cao Lai Quang, Chairman of Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association (VWSA) and Ms. Eliane Van Doorn, Business Development Director ASEAN, UBM Asia, together with media reporters.
Binh Hung Wastewater Treatment Plant is the biggest plant in Ho Chi Minh. It has invested to increase its capacity by 469,000 m3/day with a total capital of $VND 2,800 billion. Mr. Cao Lai Quang said, "The factory visit is one of the exhibition's highlighted activities at VIETWATER 2016. It can be said this is an insightful trip. We have experienced many practical lessons about factory operation and management as well as technical innovation. We would like to thank Binh Hung Wastewater Treatment Plant for supporting us to organise such a successful visit."
On the same day, UBM Asia organised a Press Conference at Duxton Saigon Hotel to introduce VIETWATER 2016 (www.vietwater.com) and RE & EE VIETNAM 2016 (www.renewableenergy.com) to be once again co-located at SECC, Ho Chi Minh City from 9-11 November this year. The conference gathers many famous media agencies and exhibitors to listen to expert speakers including Assistant Prof., Dr. Nguyen Hong Tien, Director of Technical Infrastructure Department, Ministry of Construction; Mr. Cao Lai Quang, Chairman of VWSA; Mr. Huynh Kim Tuoc, Director, Energy Conservation Center HCMC (ECC -- HCM) and Mrs. Delphine Roussele, Project Director, EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN).
Ms. Eliane Van Doorn said at the Conference that UBM has extended the exhibition space as the events are growing, and that 97% of the booth space has already been booked, with many leading industry brands participating in order to showcase their new innovations, technologies and solutions.
Regarding the sustainable development of Vietnam's water, the event will come alongside an international conference titled "Sustainable Water Supply and Sewerage Development Solutions in the context of Climate Change: Water Resource Degradation, Drought, and Saline Intrusion", which will also be part of the Vietnam's leading renewable energy and energy efficiency exhibition- RE & EE Vietnam 2016. All activities will take place for three days under one roof.
Vietwater Pre-registration is now open. To save valuable time, please register at http://www.vietwater.com/en-us/Visitors/Visitor-Registration or contact VIETWATER team @+84 8 5401 2718.
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About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has strong global network of 32 offices and 1,300 staff in 24 major cities. We operate in 19 market sectors with 230 exhibitions and conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 vertical portals for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.
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