E-world energy & water 2010 Confirmed Its Position as the Leading
Communication Platform of the European Energy and Water Industries
E-world Breaks All Records in the Anniversary Year
18,200 Visitors from 48 Countries Used Trade Fair and Congress
More exhibitors on a larger area and substantially more visitors - those are the final results of the tenth "E-world energy & water" which has now come to an end at Messe Essen. On an area which had grown by nine percent compared with the previous year, over 500 exhibitors presented their services and products to 18,200 trade visitors (a plus of eight percent) from 48 countries. "The concept of placing our faith in subjects close to the markets at the fair and the congress makes E-world an important driving force behind the discussions in the energy industry," emphasised both shareholders in E-world (Niels Ellwanger, Chairman of con|energy ag, and Frank Thorwirth, Chairman and CEO of Messe Essen) in view of the great success of the anniversary E-world fair in 2010.
Satisfied Exhibitors and Visitors Will Come Back for E-world 2011
"Here at E-world, we meet exactly the target groups which we want to reach," is the unanimous opinion of over 90 percent of both the exhibitors and the visitors. Nearly all of them said that they were very satisfied with the range on offer at E-world 2010 and with how it had gone. E-world is seeded as the premier fair in the European energy and water industries. That was confirmed by 95 percent of the exhibitors and by around 90 percent of the visitors. Even now, they were already saying that they wanted to come back to visit the next E-world which will take place on February 8 - 10, 2011.
The visitors were mainly interested in energy trading, renewable energies, smart energy, energy efficiency, marketing and information technology. A higher number of specialists from abroad have visited E-world. The largest groups came from Switzerland, the Netherlands, Austria and Great Britain.
Future Economic Situation in the Sector is Rated as Positive
The mood at E-world 2010 was characterised by optimism. In the survey, over 90 percent of the visitors saw the future development of the economic situation in their sector as positive; 75 percent are expecting an upward tendency.
Over 200 Experts Passed on Their Knowledge at the E-world Congress
The E-world Congress was once again very well-visited with around 3,000 day guests. Over 200 experts were speakers and prompted discussions in 23 events. The largest individual event with around 1,400 participants was the 14th Expert Congress on Future Energies of EnergieAgentur.NRW ("North Rhine-Westphalia Energy Agency"). Markets, competition and the return to municipal ownership were important aspects of the conference entitled "Topical Electricity Subjects". The effect of new directives and future regulations for capacity and bottleneck management were analysed in the "Gas Trading" conference. The conferences devoted to future subjects such as smart energy, offshore wind power and CO2 storage alsoattracted an excellent number of visitors.
2nd Consulates Day with Representatives of the Consulates of 27 Countries
With over 50 participants, the 2nd Consulates Day proved to be thoroughly successful. After introductory lectures, the high-ranking representatives of the consulates of 27 countries took part in guided tours of the fair on the subjects of renewable energies and smart energy. For the guests, this resulted in interesting contacts to the companies exhibiting at E-world.
New Smart Energy Exhibition Section Was Very Popular
The exhibitors in the new "Smart Energy" sectionwerepleasedaboutanexceptionallygoodresponse.30companiesparticipated inthecooperative booth and presented their solutionsfor smart metering, energy efficiency, renewable energies or electromobility. They showed the networking of house technology and electric appliances, intelligent supply networks as well as conceptsforself-supplywithenergy."Wewillextendthissection even further next year," according to both Managing Directors of E-world GmbH, Stefanie Hamm and Klaus Reich. "The premiere this year stands at the beginning of a great movement which we are expecting in this sector. Because the subject of smart energy is right at the top of the ranking list of the interest amongst the visitors."
Connect Award at E-world 2010 Honoured All-Embracing Booth Concepts
The high-quality, unusual and well-thought-out fair booth constructions of the companies exhibiting at E-world were honoured by the presentation of the Connect Award. The companies which made the best contact to their customers with their appearance at the E-world fair have now been distinguished for the fourth time already. The independent jury consisting of renowned marketing, fair and design experts selected the best concepts in three categories: small, medium-sized and large fair booths. This time, ene’t GmbH won in the S class (booth size up to 50 square metres) and intalus GmbH in the M category (up to 150 square metres). The overall booth concept of E.ON Gastransport GmbH was convincing in the L category (over 150 square metres).