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
• 10% registration discount to unlimited sponsor invitees

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
• 5% registration discount to unlimited sponsor invitees

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 week.
  • 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 sponsors

Capital Region of Denmark

The Capital Region of Denmark runs and develop Denmark’s largest healtcare system. Beside this important task our focus is on developing a Region for the next generation. To fulfill this goal we protect the Regions groundwater from old polluted sites and help develop a climate adapted Region cross borders of municipalities. The IWA WWC&E is an opportunity for us to show the many water-competences in the Region, e.g our skills of innovating new methods of removing soil contamination, our hospital wastewater treatment plants and some of the Regions climate adaptations projects.

 

Grundfos

Grundfos is a global leader in advanced pump solutions and trendsetter in water technologies. The company, founded in 1945, is committed to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improving the quality of life for people. We provide energy efficient pumps and smart digital solutions for various applications across diverse segments including domestic & commercial buildings, industries and water & wastewater management. Through 83 companies we are directly accessible in 56 countries and present in even more via our network of partners and sub dealers. We always strive for the next innovative product or customer solution, the next idea for water and climate impact or how to set new standards for social responsibility. Our heritage has given us the experience and capabilities to help people, customers and communities all over the world. It is an obligation that goes above and beyond making good business.

Platinum sponsors

Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with technological innovation. 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. Our more than 16,000 diverse employees delivered revenue of $5.25 billion in 2019. We are creating a more sustainable world by enabling our customers to optimize water and resource management, and helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure. Xylem Watermark, our corporate social responsibility program is on a mission to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality and resilient communities. In a world where people lack access to water, and improved sanitation, we’re using our expertise and technologies to make a difference. Watermark addresses a wide range of water challenges by collaborating with best-in-class nonprofits and amplifying the impact through our employee, customer and partner’s engagement program.

Kamstrup

At Kamstrup, we believe no one should have to question their access to clean water. For over 15 years, we have partnered with water utilities worldwide to help them solve their challenges by delivering reliable, cost-effective ways to measure and manage water consumption. Our smart metering solutions empower utilities to reduce water loss and optimize operations. Whether one or a million, intelligence from our meters lights up the distribution networks that supply communities every day. Our sponsorship with the IWA grows from our shared belief that data and digital solutions are key to addressing the industry’s challenges and SDG targets.

Copenhagen Municipality

Copenhagen is a growing metropolitan with an ambitious approach to urban planning and green living. We will particularly focus on the development of industrial clusters, i.e. existing commercial areas that have a competitive advantage. This will be done by strengthening dialogue with the business community, and by building partnerships with both commercial and knowledge institutions. Our primary focus is on the Cleantech, Healthtech and the Creative clusters. We aim to work together with global metropolises, sharing solutions and inspiring efforts to realize the overarching goal on a more sustainable world by 2030. 

Gold sponsors

Per Aarsleff
Our expertise is to devise, plan and implement large-scale projects within infrastructure, No-Dig, climate change adaptation, the environment, energy and construction – from design to handing-over. Our point of departure is a strong position in Denmark and the Baltic Sea region, and we solve projects in most parts of the world.

Danish Water and Wastewater Association
DANVA’s members promote a stable, efficient, ethically sound water and sewer supply as well as helping to protect the Danish against the effects of climate change. Our goal is to be an efficient and expertly founded service organization for the members and a professionally and strategically competent service organization for stakeholders both at home and abroad. 

COWI
COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through our unique 360° approach. Based on our world-class competencies within engineering, economics and environmental science, we tackle challenges from many vantage points to create coherent solutions for our customer. Together, we create coherence in tomorrow’s sustainable societies.

AVK Valves
For society and business to thrive and grow, it is essential to focus on sustainable development. It leads to a healthier environment, new business opportunities and significant cost savings. As global market leaders, we take responsibility in working towards our shared UN sustainable development goals; especially those of clean water, sanitation, sustainable energy and sustainable cities for all.

SWECO

Sweco plans and designs tomorrow’s communities and cities. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 16,000 employees in Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world.

 

Kemira
We use our chemistry to improve your everyday. We add optimal quality, functionality and strength to paper and board products, we ensure safety and hygiene of water and food packaging, and we maximize yield from energy resources. We serve customers around the world and improve their product quality, resource efficiency and sustainability. 

Ramboll
Ramboll is a leading engineering, architecture and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. We partner with our clients to create sustainable societies where people and nature flourish. With our unique combination of technical excellence and socio-economic insights we deliver enduring structures, resource-efficient solutions and socially cohesive communities for today and tomorrow. 

Coffee Break sponsors

DHI 

With more than 50 years of dedicated research and global experience in the water domain, DHI empowers you to make effective planning and real-time decisions for your water business with trusted technology, local presence and unparalleled support.

Never be alone with your critical water-related decisions – partner with DHI.

Danfoss
For more than 50 years Danfoss has contributed globally to meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy. Danfoss engineers a better tomorrow for the water and wastewater sector, with technology including quality application-optimized drives, pressure transmitters and switches.

Niras
Our knowledge contributes to the solving of some of the big societal challenges. Whether dealing with major infrastructure projects, construction, or development aid, our focus is on the creation of sustainable solutions. In 2015, the UN presented 17 ambitious goals for sustainable development. This is why sustainability has a central place both in NIRAS. 

Silhorko

Water treatment since 1936

SILHORKO-EUROWATER is manufacturing water treatment plants for drinking water, process water, boiler water, district heating. More than 400 people are employed internationally running activities in most European countries – either through subsidiary companies or through local distributors that all are water treatment specialists with local service facilities.

ÅF/ Pöyry
AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. We support our clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation. We are 17,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy, operating across the world to create sustainable solutions for future generations. 

Eurofins Scientific
Eurofins Scientific believes it is the world leader in water-, food-, environment- and pharmaceutical products testing. With over 47,000 staff in more than 800 laboratories across 45 countries, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products. 

Idrica
Idrica is a technological partner that operates worldwide with a 180-strong staff. It operates in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, providing service to more than 7 million users globally. The Valencia-based firm boosts efficiency in water organisations and incorporates an engineering division that leads water projects in many areas.

Our Partners

Danish Water and Wastewater Association

DANVA is a national association for more than 100 Danish Water and wastewater utilities. DANVA unites all water utilities involved in the daily supply of clean drinking water, wastewater management and flood prevention based on traditional and innovative methods for adapting to climate change. Members of DANVA are also actively engaged in climate change adaptation and mitigation. DANVA supports all water utilities involved in developing and implementing innovative water solutions for Denmark and the rest of the world. DANVA communicates about the value and impact of Danish water solutions that create better living conditions and contribute to growth in Denmark. DANVA is a long-term member of IWA and host of the Danish IWA national committee.

State of Green

State of Green is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership from Denmark founded in 2008 by the Danish government and four major business organisations. We seek to foster relations with international stakeholders interested in discussing their challenges and bring into play relevant Danish solutions that enable the green transition – including the water sector. As your one-point entry to more than 600 Danish businesses, governmental and academic institutions, experts and researchers, State of Green connects you with all leading Danish players working to drive the global transition to a sustainable, low-carbon, resource-efficient society. Whether it be within water management, climate adaptation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste management, circular economy or integrated urban solutions, we can match you with the partners and solutions you need. In short: If you are looking for inspiration, dialogue or partnership, State of Green welcomes you. Visit our website to learn more.

Danish Export Association

With us, you become part of a strong export community and a network of more than 600 B2B export companies that, like you, have ambitions for growth and success on the international stage. You meet your network colleagues as you travel together at international trade fairs and delegation trips, where you meet potential customers and create new relationships that boost sales. At activities and education in Denmark, you gain new knowledge, hands-on tools and contacts that help you contribute to the development of your business. Sparring with your contacts with us challenges you and provides input that you can use in your everyday life. Our member companies have 49 percent more exports and operate in more export markets than comparable Danish export companies. The Danish Export Association’s members help develop the association through the following: 

  • General Assembly 
  • Board of Directors 
  • Executive Advisory Board 
  • Advisory Board in all customer segmented networks 

Danish National Committee for IWA
The Danish IWA National Committee represents the Danish Governing member of IWA, and consists of water utilities, private companies, universities, organisations and local, regional and national authorities. The purpose of the Danish IWA National Committee is to promote research and development in the water sector and look out for Danish interests in IWA. The National Committee appoints Danish representatives for IWA’s governing bodies and specialist groups and stimulates Danish participation in IWA conferences and workshops, promote Danish contribution to IWA publications and disseminate knowledge in Denmark on global development and agendas. The National Committee also allocates funding for YWP travel grants for IWA congresses and conferences. Together with a united Danish water sector, we are happy to host the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2020 in Copenhagen! 

Technical University of Denmark Environment

The DTU Environment, Department of Environmental Engineering began in 1865. The Department’s activities in research, teaching and innovation are focused within six scientific sections: 

  • Air, Land & Water Resources 
  • Environmental Fate & Effect of Chemicals 
  • Radioecology & Tracer Studies 
  • Residual Resource Engineering 
  • Urban Water Systems 
  • Water Technology 

The academic width and the multidisciplinary approach on solving complex environmental problems are reflected in the profile of the scientific staff. DTU Environment employs engineers, chemists, biologists, geologists, and physicists who collaborate with a broad group of Danish and international partners. DTU Environment has around 200 employees of more than 30 nationalities. The permanent research staff includes 35 professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and senior researches, 40 postdoctoral researchers and research assistants, and 75 PhD students. The administration has 15 employees, and the laboratory function is manned by 16 technicians. The department has modern and well-equipped research laboratories, which also are used in many teaching-related activities.

Confederation of Danish Industries

The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) is Denmark’s largest, most representative and most influential business and employers’ organisation, covering most business sectors in Denmark.

In the water sector we organize the utilities, producers of technologies and consulting engineers – and we have recently established a dedicated association, DI Water, among some of our most prominent members to promote the water interests nationally as well as abroad.

DI and DI Water work for regulation in Denmark end EU that creates an innovative end cost-effective water sector that delivers high quality and reliable water and wastewater services. We help our members accelerating export of water technology and services with the ambition to double the Danish water technology export by 2030.

In general, DI provides its members with numerous other services and a variety of relevant networks and negotiation of collective agreements. Every day, DI helps Danish companies turn global opportunities into successful business results – locally, nationally and internationally.

Wonderful Copenhagen

Wonderful Copenhagen is a self-employed fund, founded in 1992, with its own board of directors. The Wonderful Copenhagen Foundation receives annual basic funding from the Ministry of Business, which Wonderful Copenhagen is significantly gearing with the organization’s several hundred co-financing cooperative relationships. It is the metropolitan region’s official tourism organization and aims, on a non-profit basis, to promote and develop business and holiday tourism for the benefit of non-profit interests. Wonderful Copenhagen is working to create sustainable tourism development and brings together hundreds of public and private partners. The efforts are targeted at attracting congresses, meetings, events, cruise guests, new air routes and international marketing of the capital as well as the development of metropolitan tourism, cultural tourism, new markets and new knowledge. Based in the capital, Wonderful Copenhagen handles both regional, cross-regional and nationwide tasks. 

3VAND
3VAND International is a strategic collaboration between the leading water utilities in Denmark – situated in the three biggest cities in Denmark: Aarhus Vand (Aarhus), Vandcenter Syd (Odense), Hofor and Biofos (both Copenhagen). 3VAND wants to support Danish export of water technology in the best possible way. The four partners in 3VAND have a common vision for our export supporting initiatives.

The main goals of 3VAND International:

  • To create an international knowledge and innovation network to the benefit of our clients by delivering better quality of services or lower prices
  • To support and contribute to higher export of Danish water technology

In other words, 3VAND’s Danish water and wastewater experts are at the disposal of the Danish water and wastewater industry.

Supporting Entities

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