The World Water Congress & Exhibition is sponsored by international companies and organisations that are leaders in the water industry. Companies sponsoring previous Congresses include, Suez Environnement, Veolia Water, FCC Aqualia, Xylem, Pure Technologies, Watershare®, Scinor, Doosan, Samsung Engineering, IBM, and Siemens.

Sponsors benefit from a unique opportunity to connect with thought leaders from within and outside the water sector, and to network with over 5,500 delegates and visitors drawn from a wide range of organisations from over 100 countries worldwide. In addition to the onsite opportunities, sponsors also benefit from having the event and their sponsorship of the event promoted to IWA’s worldwide network of more than 60,000 water professionals worldwide through multiple communications channels, including digital channels and international, regional and local media during the event.

Sponsors and partners also have the opportunity to participate in, be associated with and where there is good alignment and competency, contribute to shaping the agenda for relevant forums and workshops.

PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

€150,000

• 100 sqm trade exhibition space
• 20 complimentary regular delegate registrations
• 50% discount on 20 additional registrations at IWA member standard rate
• 3 reserved corporate tables at the conference gala evening
• 20 extra tickets for the gala evening

Website and Printed materials
• Logo and 150-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Logo on ALL general signs at the venue
• Logo on Congress homepage
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Logo on the front of any printed publication
• Complimentary Full page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation
• Opportunity to organise 3 sessions of presentations for delegates at the business forums

PLATINUM

€100,000

• 50 sqm trade exhibition space
• 10 complimentary regular delegate registrations
• 50% discount on 10 additional registrations at IWA member standard rate
• 2 reserved corporate tables at the conference gala evening
• 10 extra tickets for the gala evening

Website and Printed materials
• Logo and 100-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Logo on ALL general signs at the venue
• Logo on Congress homepage
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Logo on the front of any printed publication
• Complimentary Full page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation
• Opportunity to organise 2 sessions of presentations for delegates at the business forums

GOLD SPONSOR

€50,000

• 18 sqm trade exhibition space
• 5 complimentary regular delegate registrations
• 50% discount on 5 additional registrations at IWA member standard rate
• 1 reserved corporate table at the conference gala evening
• 5 extra tickets for the gala evening

Website and Printed materials
• Logo and 50-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Logo on some general signs at the venue
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Complimentary half page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation
• Opportunity to organise 1 session of presentations for delegates at the business forums

GALA SPONSOR

€100,000

• 18 sqm trade exhibition space
• 10 complimentary regular delegate registrations
• 50% discount on 10 additional registrations at IWA member standard rate
• 2 reserved corporate tables at the conference gala evening
• 10 extra tickets for the gala evening

Website and Printed materials
• Exclusive corporate display and decoration at Gala Evening Venue
• Logo and 100-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Complimentary Full page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation• Speaking Opportunity at the Gala Evening
• Opportunity to organise 2 sessions of presentations for delegates at the business forums

WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR

€50,000

• 9 sqm trade exhibition space
• 5 complimentary regular delegate registrations
• 50% discount on 10 additional registrations at IWA member standard rate
• 1 reserved corporate table at the conference gala evening
• 3 extra tickets for the gala evening

Website and Printed materials
• Exclusive corporate display and decoration at Welcome Reception Venue
• Logo and 50-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Complimentary half page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation
• Speaking Opportunity at the Welcome Reception
• Opportunity to organise 1 session of presentations for delegates at the business forums

MOBILE APP

€25,000

• High profile and prominence on the Congress and Exhibition Mobile App
• 3 complimentary regular delegate registrations

Website and Printed materials
• Logo and 50-word entry in sponsor section of the Congress website and link to company website
• Company logo in sponsor section of any printed publication
• Complimentary half page advert in Congress Programme Book

Participation
• Opportunity to organise a session
of presentations for delegates at the business forums

VIDEO SPONSOR

€30,000
  • Exclusive “Powered by (Sponsor logo)” included at end of the videos produced at the congress (between 4 to 10+ videos).
  • Videos shown to Congress Delegates during the congress.
  • Lasting videos on IWA public video channels (Vimeo; Youtube).
  • Videos shared via IWA social media platforms with the public (Facebook; LinkedIn and Twitter).
  • Videos published on IWA website.
  • Video selection distributed to worldwide 70,000 email list.
  • Video selection published on IWA exclusive social media platform: IWA-Connect.

Our Sponsors

Principal sponsor

Kubota

Through the sponsorship for IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018, we will contribute to work on solving the problems of water and sewage water all over the world, contributing to the creation of stable and safety water environment.

We would like to show the latest products, technologies and services that bring together the comprehensive capabilities of Kubota group. We offer a wide range of products, technologies and services related to “water” from upstream to downstream. We look forward meeting the worlds leading water professionals at this unique event.

IWAO HASHIMOTO, General Manager, Water & Environmental Infrastructure Management Department

Platinum sponsors

In 2005, our “inserting” of DN 2600mm was certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest valve inserting work done without shutting water supply.

With the best technologies represented by this inserting method, we have succeeded in earning the trust from customers and been holding the largest share in Japan for last 25 years.

We are currently promoting overseas business centering on Asia and looking forward to meeting various demands from customers across the globe. Meet us at the 2018 IWA World Water Congress!

Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges.The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide.Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban, etc.

In the water business, Hitachi offers a variety of products, sytems and services such as water resource preservation, flood control, water supply and sewage development, waste water treatment, and the reclamation and recycling of water for almost a century.As welcoming the IoT era, we deliver innovations to society and customers by leveraging three strengths – operational technology (OT), IT and products/systems.

This year 2017 marks the 120th anniversary of Meidensha Corporation (“Meiden”). Meiden has been involved with the infrastructure building in terms of power, water processing and rail which cover the public utilities and various industrial fields. Thus, contributing to the broad society by drawing on its engineering resources.

In water processing field, Meiden’s key product portfolio includes: drinking water and wastewater treatment plant facilities including SCADA System and power distribution system, renewable energy systems such as solar power and mini hydraulic power system and our Cloud-computing system for water treatment plant. This system is called “Water Cloud”. In so doing, we are contributing the productivity gains of the water utility business customers.

At the 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Meiden will introduce our new technologies such as disaster prevention measures for public sewerage system (against the torrential rain, etc.) , new water processing system for advanced water cleaning treatment with the resource recovery system.

“Water” is the primary resource for sustaining life on Earth.
The circumstances surrounding water have faced a major turning point since the dawn of the twenty-first century; we have entered the “New Water Era”.

Developed countries with water infrastructure already in place have reached a stage in which they must find new sustainable methods for renovating and maintaining the existing infrastructure. Simultaneously, the rapid growth of economies in emerging countries has led to higher water demands and pollution in public water sources resulting in a rapidly increasing demand for water infrastructure development.

We strive to provide solutions while respecting the diverse customs and cultures of each society, drawing from our experience and cutting-edge technology. In collaboration with local governments and enterprises, our hope is to propose optimal solutions which meet the region’s environmental and social needs. We aim to contribute to the “New Water Era” through creating innovative solutions.

Shigeo Mizutani, President and CEO Swing Corporation

Founded in 1941, Taisei Kiko has since pioneered Japan’s water and sewage pipeline maintenance sector. In Japan and elsewhere, our products are widely used, and our construction methods extensively employed. Along with our various fittings like “Special Retainer Gland” and “Under-Pressure Construction Methods”, our product “Tai-Flex” has enjoyed a highest reputation as a must in protecting water pipelines from ground subsidence and against earthquake.

In our continued pursuit of corporate excellence, TAISEI KIKO remains stubbornly committed to research and development, and shall strive to swiftly meet diversified markets demands and technological challenges in the construction and maintenance of waterworks infrastructure.

Partaking in the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 with our products and technology services, TAISEI KIKO is looking forward to having valuable opportunities to further widen and deepen our networks with water professionals and overseas partners.

Takashi Yano, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gold sponsor

JFE Engineering Corporation is pleased to be a part of IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo. We believe it would be a great opportunity to share our expertise as one of the leading engineering companies in Japan.

Developing products and technologies based on our global environment protection philosophy, JFE Engineering continuously offers the world’s most advanced industrial infrastructure aiming to improve the environment and create the foundations for life.

Leveraging its expertise and extensive EPC capabilities in water and sewage treatment, JFE Engineering is consistently developing new and innovative solutions for every stage of the water cycle, from water intake to its discharge to the environment.

Yoshiro Abe, Managing Director, Environmental Solutions Sector

Hitachi Zosen Corporation is proud to participate in the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2018 in Tokyo as a Gold Sponsor. We are a global leading engineering company in Japan in the field of environmental systems, industrial plants, processing equipment and more. We are putting unlimited efforts to find better solutions for our customers through experience and technology for nearly 130 years. This will be a great opportunity to expand our business in the world.

KANSEI Company is proud to announce that it will be present for the first time at the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition held in Japan this year in September at Tokyo Big Site.

We hope to be able to bring knowledge and experience in the wastewater system maintenance and management field as much as we hope to learn about new innovative water technologies from our colleagues participating in this event. We will be happily waiting for everyone in the Sponsor Zone near the Japanese Pavilion.

See you there! Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu – HASEGAWA Kenji President

We have contributed to the improvement of social infrastructure, and the expansion of lifelines and industrial equipments. We continue to refine the technology we have accumulated in 100 years.With our original technology and by providing products and services, we would like to continue to contribute in protecting the lifelines and people’s way of life.

Stainless steel water supply tanks are quickly constructed, and are easy to inspect once installed, thereby reducing maintenance costs. A wide choice of types is available from Morimatsu to best suit the physical conditions at the site. Expandability is another feature that allows for flexible responses to needs that change over the long term, and the recyclability of steel is gaining attention from environmental perspective. Visit us at the World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo this September!

Poten Environment is committed to exploring innovative solutions for creating a better environment. Since its establishment in 1995, Poten Enviro has been providing quality environmental services with constant technology upgrading and model innovation. With strength in technology, we have a track record of hundreds of environmental achievements for different industries. With “water-related multi-business development strategy,” we have introduced integrated solutions throughout the industry chain. From detection and monitoring, consulting and design, system integration, project management, core equipment manufacturing, investment and operation, in industrial water systems, urban water environments, ecological restoration, soil remediation and other fields.

With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative solutions, SUEZ secures water resources, delivering drinking water, wastewater treatment services and smart solutions to cities and industries. Our 90,000 employees worldwide are committed to reinvent resource management and accompany our clients towards the circular economy.

Xylem is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings.  Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Welcome reception sponsor

The first Japanese comprehensive engineering company engaged in the water and environmental business field. Since its foundation, METAWATER has expanded its business in the water, sewerage, and environmental fields both in Japan and abroad under the corporate philosophy of providing optimal water treatment solutions to create a cycle of water.

Yasushi Nakamura, President and Representative Director

Mobile sponsor

Our Partners

Bureau of Waterworks Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo waterworks supports about 13 millon citizens and all urban functions in Tokyo by providing a stable supply of clean water. We have overcome various problems which Tokyo waterworks faced as population and economic growth. We are now one of the greatest waterworks utilities in the world. We promote international cooperation through our advantages:

  • Experiences to comprehensively operate and maintain our own various facilities, from reservoir to tap with the highest level of technology.
  • World’s lowest leakage rate (About 3%)
  • Pursuit of safety and security – Drinking water directly from tap
  • Daily stable supply – Around the clock control
  • Long-term perspective management –Financial basis for stable management

Bureau of Sewerage Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Bureau of Sewerage Tokyo Metropolitan Government is responsible for basic functions of the sewer system, i.e. sewage treatment, flood control through rainwater drainage, quality maintenance of public waters. In addition, based on the Management Plan 2016, the following initiatives are promoted:

  • Implementation of reconstruction of facilities, flood control, earthquake measures and other policies that help the residents of Tokyo feel safe and secure;
  • Combined sewer system improvement, advanced treatment, global warming measures, and other measures that contribute to the realisation of a city with a good water environment and low environmental impact;
  • Stable provision of best services at minimum cost.

Japan Society on Water Environment

The Japan Society on Water Environment (JSWE) was founded in 1971, aiming to facilitate, support and promote (i) academic surveys, researches and the promulgation of knowledge in the fields related to water environments; (ii) conservation and creation of clean, safe, healthy water environments; and (iii) services towards academic and cultural development. Today we have more than 2,000 individual members, over 100 corporate members and 50 international associate members. Our international activities include the publication of Scopus-indexed “Journal of Water and Environment Technology” (in English), the organization of the annual international Water and Environment Technology Conference and granting invitation awards to international members.

Japan Water Works Association

Japan Water Works Association (JWWA), a Public Interest Incorporated Association, was established on May 12th, 1932 with the aim of introducing water supply facilities and developing water supply technologies in Japan.

JWWA’s main activities include research and study of water supply management, technologies and water quality. JWWA also provides various service such as inspection and certification of water related products and support water utilities. These activities are quite essential for people’s daily life as well as social and economic activities in Japan.

Japan Sewage Works Association

Japan Sewage Works Association (JSWA) is a publicly registered non-profit organization as an advocacy for sustainable wastewater service. It was established in 1964 in the midst of rapid economic development period when lack of wastewater infrastructure caused sever pollution. Its membership include 1,500 local governments, 1,000 private companies, and over 400 individuals. JSWA makes standards for sewer products and guidelines necessary for wastewater service from planning and design to O&M. We also organize training programs mainly for utility staffs, QC inspection for sewer product manufacturers, and hold the annual conference and exhibition.

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