The Organisers

Global Water Intelligence (GWI) researches and publishes renowned business data and information about the water markets worldwide as well as running a number of industry-leading events. Our headquarters are in Oxford, UK and we also have offices in Singapore and USA (Austin, Texas) with local researchers and correspondents in many other countries. Our research and high-level connections globally allow us to deliver events that assemble the most important industry representatives as well as providing crucial insight into the water business. GWI was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2011.

Global Water Intelligence partners with some of the most influential and important organisations in the water sector to deliver our events, including the International Desalination Association (IDA), The Global Water Leaders Group (GWLG), Isle Utilities and Amane Advisors.

216_GWI_Athens_Tuesday_2015Our publishing business

Our publications span from global and financial in focus to in-depth market intelligence reports and products focused on specific segments of the water sector including desalination, ultrapure water and produced water. Publications include three subscriptions products, around six market intelligence reports a year, a free weekly newsletter and a controlled circulation journal.

Our events business

GWI organises five events annually. Our flagship events include two major financial conferences for the industry: The Global Water Summit held in April and The American Water Summit held in October. We also host events focusing on more niche segments of the market including Ultrapure Water Pharma, Ultrapure Water Micro and The Produced Water Society Seminar



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

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


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