The 65th ACODAL Water, Waste and Energy Congress & Exhibition will take place from 13 to 15 July in Bogota, Colombia. This annual Congress is the trade fair for the water and environmental sector in Colombia with 3,000 professional visitors. Participation through the Netherlands Pavilion is an accessible way to bring supply and demand together, create high visibility for Dutch expertise and technology, explore and capitalise on opportunities.
The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and Holland House Colombia, in close cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in Colombia and with the support of the Dutch Enterprise Agency (RVO), will organise a Netherlands Pavilion for the joint Dutch participation.
Building and strengthening the position of the Dutch water sector within Colombia, thanks to the participation of a larger and more visible delegation of Dutch companies.
Promoting integrated solutions by also encouraging the participation of Dutch companies related to waste management, energy and circular economy.
Establishing relevant contacts with key decision makers, influencers and financing institutions such as the World Bank, IADB, CAF, Findeter, etc. as well as with the most relevant potential clients, customers, utilities and potential distributors and/or agents.
Positioning of the Netherlands as a knowledge partner in the themes that will be central to the during the Congress: innovation, water reuse and circular economy, smart cities, and climate change and impact.
Joining the Dutch delegation offers the following benefits:
Participation in the collective visits (to be planned on the day before the fair).
Good promotion and visibility in the joint Netherlands Pavilion. The Dutch lounge is almost twice as big as in previous years, 16 M2!
Entrance tickets for the Congress.
Presentation by your company during the academic part of the congress.
Matchmaking conversations with visitors.
Networking reception at the Netherlands Pavilion.
Listing in the exhibition catalog.
Promotion through the Dutchwatersector.com platform.
Thanks to the support from the Dutch Government, the participation costs per company are EUR 475, plus travel and accommodation. Up to 10 companies can join.
Colombia offers Dutch companies in the water sector many opportunities. The ACODAL Conference is therefore interesting for a broad target group. From innovative Dutch SMEs to renowned knowledge institutions. The participation will be centered around the following themes that have been identified as promising:
technology and innovation for wastewater treatment,