Why Attend

What is the
Global Water Summit?

Renowned for its high level attendance, thought-leading content and unrivalled networking opportunities, the gathering attracts more top water leaders and business executives than any other water summit. Through bringing together all the key influencers from across the global water sector, it has become a mainstay in shaping the future direction of the water sector and driving business opportunities for its attending delegates.

Brochure for GWS 2019

Find out the 7 reasons why such a large proportion of our delegates return every year by downloading our official conference brochure for The Global Water Summit 2019 in London.

Networking at The Global Water Summit

Business meetings are at the heart of this industry-renowned event. Every year, over 750 top executives – including water business leaders, industrial water users, utility managers, leading water technology providers and major investors – come together to determine water’s key role in sustainable economic growth and to meet with potential partners, suppliers and clients.

The agenda provides a range of networking formats throughout the three-day conference, including:

One-to-one meetings booking system
Offering over five hours of pre-arranged meeting time, the system allows you to browse the attendees and invite your chosen contacts to meet for 15-minute appointments during the conference.
Networking
roundtables
Consistently highly rated by our large constituency of returning delegates, the expert led roundtables offer an unmatched opportunity to collect up to 30 business cards in an hour and to serendipitously meet potential partners and clients with shared business interests.
Networking breakfasts, coffee breaks and dinners
The agenda is designed to facilitate unstructured networking time throughout to give delegates the opportunity to make unexpected connections who may turn out to be the most important contacts the growth of their business in the next year. It is also a much-anticipated item on the social calendar for our returning delegates, providing the ideal environment to reconnect with friends, peers and clients every year.
“Unequalled opportunity to meet with industry leaders.”
Jeffery Kishel, Vice President, Parsons
“It was a great meeting point for all the key players within our sector.”
Daniel Catanzaro, Business Development Director, Tecnicas Reunidas
“It is always a pleasure attending Global Water Summit. The best networking platform in the Global Water arena.”
Kunal Shah, Vice President, Anaergia

Past Agenda and Speakers

The Global Water Summit leverages its high-level network to secure expert speakers who represent the most significant opportunities in the global water sector. The objective of the event is to give our delegates access to ideas, intelligence and speakers that they will not have seen at any other water sector event. The Summit is designed to keep our attendees at the forefront of the most significant opportunities and industry developments and to ensure that they always get a return on their investment.

“Great to share stories and visions of the future with utility managers and industry partners with a passion for better management of the world’s most precious resource.”
Brett Jokela, General Manager, Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility

Satisfaction guarantee

We are so convinced by the brilliance of the Global Water Summit that we put our money where our mouth is. If you are a first timer at the Summit and the event does not live up to your expectations, we will give you your money back. How many other conference producers have that kind of confidence in their product?