Five days of critical discussions into
the future of sustainable water management

Thought-leadership permeated workshops, debates, business forums, keynote speakers, technical and training sessions. Networking opportunities enabled new insights and partnerships, showcasing new ideas and solutions to solve the global water crisis. 

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is the global event for water professionals covering the entire water cycle. As the Congress rotates through cities and countries each event has an extra emphasis on issues of specific interest to the region. The 2018 edition taking place in Tokyo will have as key focus the digital economy, megacities, diffusion of innovation, disaster resilience and sustainability. Check the  programme online.

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From science to practice and policy

Showcase your company and solutions in front of over 5000 water professionals.

The global event for water professionals.

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition brought together 9815 water, environment and related professionals from more than 100 countries and offers new insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation and leading practices shape the major transformation in water management that is underway.

2018 Conference & Exhibition in numbers

More about the congress & exhibition

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 was held in the phenomenal Tokyo Big Sight, 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan.

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