6th West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference (WACEE)

Press release
23 September 2017

The 6th West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference (WACEE) from 07 – 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre

Top-Level 3-Day Conference

Official German Pavilion featuring 13 exhibitors

(Heidelberg / Accra) Organised by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana) and the German trade show specialists fairtrade Messe, the 6th WACEE-West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference (WACEE) takes place from the 07 to 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. For the fourth time, WACEE will feature an official “made in Germany” pavilion. Another highlight is the 3-day Conference with speakers from politics, business and the renewable energy sectors.

Organised by AHK Ghana and the German trade show specialists fairtrade Messe the 6th WACEE-West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference takes place on 07 to 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. The event focuses on renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and electrical engineering, environmental technology, waste recycling and water and sewage treatment.

Top Level 3-Day Conference
Prominent speakers and an audience of leaders from politics, business and the renewable energy sector will discuss key issues at a 3-Day Conference under the theme “Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies in the Context of Sustainable Development: Future Challenges and Directions”.

“From our engagement with the stakeholders in the clean energy and waste management sectors in Ghana, we acknowledged a sincere interest in cleaner energy and proper waste management”, outlines Maximilian Butek, Delegate with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce, AHK Ghana. “From a Ghanaian perspective, however, even though environment is important, fast development raising the living standards of the people in both the short and the long term is paramount. The target of WACEE 2017 is two-fold; to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of the products and technologies on display, and to show the linkage between the implementation of these products and technologies and Ghana’s and the sub-region’s sustainable development.”

Official German Pavilion with 13 exhibitors
For the fourth time in 2017, WACEE will feature an official “made in Germany” pavilion with 13 exhibitors. The German pavilion is presented by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in cooperation with AUMA-Association of the German Trade Fair Industry and supported by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana).

Valuable institutional support
In addition to a strong governmental support from Ghana and West Africa, WACEE 2017 enjoys the support of Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the “renewables – Made in Germany” initiative, the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), the German Federal State of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

To learn more about WACEE 2017, visit: http://www.wacee.info/wacee.html

fairtrade – Valuable business contacts
fairtrade was founded by Martin März in 1991. Since long, fairtrade ranks among the leading organisers of professional international trade fairs in emerging markets, especially in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Managed by its shareholder and committed to the values of a family business and the team spirit, fairtrade maintains a powerful network of partnerships throughout the world. fairtrade organizes shows in the sectors Agrofood, Building, CIT Solutions, Energy, Environment, Industry and PlastPrintPack and strives for a high level of customer satisfaction. By means of innovative products and excellent service fairtrade organizes professional platforms for valuable business contacts between exhibitors and visitors. A member of UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, fairtrade’s management system is ISO 9001: 2008 certified.

About AHK Ghana:
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana) offers substantial information and assistance to German companies seeking to enter the Ghanaian market and vice-versa. We provide up-to-date information on economic and commercial issues, and offer various services to facilitate your market entry. This is aimed at enhancing bilateral trade for new and existing businesses between both countries.

Contact for press and media:
fairtrade GmbH & Co. KG
Ms Sarah Nitsche
Public Relations
Kurfürsten-Anlage 36
D-69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 22
Fax: +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 25
s.nitsche@fairtrade-messe.de
www.fairtrade-messe.de

Contact Ghana:
Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana
PMB 25 TUC – Accra, Ghana Office: Mezzanine Floor World Trade Centre
No. 29 Independence Avenue Accra-Ghana
Tel.: + 233-302-631681/2/3
Fax: +233 302 631 684
info@ghana.ahk.de
http://ghana.ahk.de


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