MANILA, Philippines, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Widely recognised as the Philippines No.1 International Water Sanitation, Industrial Wastewater Treatment & Purification Event, 2015 will see the third staging of Water Philippines being held at the SMX Convention Centre, Pasay City in the Philippines, from March 25 - 27 March 2015. Hosted and supported by Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA), Water Philippines 2015 will be a state-of-the-art event in water and wastewater treatment with distinctive features that will integrate and focus on creating liveable solutions for a changing world by bringing together global leaders in business, government, international organisations and research institutes.
"This year's event is set to present a wide range of services, technologies, systems, purification processes and equipment for the Integrated Water and Wastewater Industry by over 300 exhibitors from 28 countries. Water Philippines 2015 will be featuring a number of country pavilions such as The United States, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Germany and Japan as well as first time participation from Thailand, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), showcasing its truly international water event in the Philippines," as emphasised by Mr. M. Gandhi, the Managing Director of ASEAN Business, UBM Asia. A large number of industry-leading companies have expressed their confidence in Water Philippines and they will be presenting the latest cutting-edge technologies and exchange information.
In a press briefing, it was reported that water-related disasters are one of the most critical problems in the Philippines. The country could also face severe water shortages by 2025. Furthermore, the Philippines is one of the many countries in the Asia Pacific that is currently experiencing a serious lack of water security. These are only some of the problems. Thus, it is crucial to ensure that equitable services of water are provided across the country. The challenges faced by the Philippines however is a huge business opportunity to improve the situation in the country. Therefore, Water Philippines 2015 is proud to serve as an excellent and comprehensive business platform for the international water industry.
One of the highlights of the event and the latest feature of Water Philippines 2015, "Pipes and Tubings", is a dedicated platform for industry experts to display sophisticated products from around the world specifically on these two products. It is intended to serve as a cross-border business bridge that can help both suppliers and consumers to acquire international market information, observe industrial trends and build distribution channels.
Held in conjunction with Water Philippines, a Conference will be specially organised by the Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA), Mr Roger Borja, the President stated:
"The Philippine Water Works Association (PWWA) is pleased to welcome once again all delegates and fellow industry professionals to the Water Philippines 2015 Conference, held in conjunction with the Water Philippines 2015 Expo. This conference, with the theme of, 'Securing, Shaping and Greening our Water Future Through Innovation', offers a full range of technical papers to be presented and discussed by foreign and local experts. The staging of these events will also provide a bridge between the Philippines and the international water community to forge closer relations and cooperation."
A diverse field of visitors that attended Water Philippines in 2013 proved that it attracted a wide ranging audience to attract and hence, more business development that could be attained by any water-related organisations. This is known as a place to gain knowledge and keep updated on the emerging trends of the water and wastewater industry in the Philippines.
For more information, please log on to www.waterphilippinesexpo.com.
UBM is also the organiser of the globally renowned Asia Water & Wastewater Industry Show Series across ASEAN countries - AsiaWater, VietWater, Thai Water and MyanmarWater.
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1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 30 offices and over 1,400 staff.
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 21 market sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 75 high-level professional conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.
UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 70 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 50 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every year across the country.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
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