It was an opportunity for members to re-connect with familiar faces, strengthen their ties with NWP staff, and meet some of the newest NWP members. The meet-up welcomed around 45 attendants. The atmosphere of the event was relaxed and the setting informal, making the networking an enjoyable experience. RAS Catering took care of nice beverages and tasty snacks throughout the afternoon.
After welcoming everyone to the meet-up, NWP Business Relationship Manager Arjan Braamskamp reflected on the past year and looked ahead to upcoming events and activities in 2022 and 2023. After that, three of our newest members introduced themselves with short presentations. Wala’ Abdallah, Regional Water Expert and Researcher at Fanack Water, kicked off with a presentation of Fanack Water’s work on country reports, storytelling and the upcoming Water Atlas Series in the Middle East and North Africa region. After that, Menno Broers, board member at the Energy from Water Association, gave a brief presentation about the Association’s vision on how to promote better water management worldwide while generating energy at the same time. Christian Beuzel, Sales and Business Developer at NX Filtration, closed the round of presentations with an impression of their innovative membrane solutions and how these can be used in improving water treatment.