Founded in 2006, The Global Water Summit remains a unique event for the water sector. The major annual business meeting for the water industry, the Summit brings together over 700 senior executives from more than 60 countries worldwide, offering a unique forum for industry members to meet and participate in two days of thought-leading debate and high-level networking.

C-suite executives from water technology and service companies, public and private utilities, finance and water infrastructure investors, government officials, consulting engineers and contracts, industrial end-users and major consumer brands meet to discuss the challenges and opportunities at the only water conference focused on exploring the nexus of water and money.

The Summit is the major annual business meeting for the water industry. A global platform for connecting the public and private sector and for accelerating change and innovation within the sector, it attracts the most influential industry representatives and acts as a forum for business development and expanding your network.

If you only attend one event this year, make it The Global Water Summit.

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Who Should Attend

The Global Water Summit is for those individuals who want to make a difference – to get involved, to join the debate and get things done. Whichever part of the industry you’re in, you’ll find you’re in the right place to meet more key water leaders than you ever thought possible.

  • Water ministers and utility chief executives who take responsibility for water infrastructure
  • Business leaders who rely on water to maintain their production
  • Investors who are concerned about the impact of water risk on their portfolios
  • Engineers and water technologists who can provide the solutions


Global Water Leaders

The Global Water Leaders Group is a CEO-level non-profit organisation with the mission to create a better story for water by bringing together leaders from the water sector – utility directors, water ministers, mayors, regulators – to focus on the world’s water challenges. You can find out more about the Group at www.globalwaterleaders.org.

If you would like to become a Partner of the Group, contact the Secretary General of the Group, Samantha Yates, for more information.