Water & Wastewater Asia May/Jun 2018

64 / SHOW REVIEW ASIAWATER 2018: A resounding success for the region’s best show h e 1 0 th e d i t i o n o f ASIAWATER concluded on a high note with a r e c o r d - b r e a k i n g a t t endanc e and an e s t i ma t ed 1000 e x h i b i t o r s showcasing the latest technologies. Organised by UBM and located at the Kuala Lumpur ConventionCentre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the event was packed for three days with back-to-back conferences and seminars as well as business mee t i ngs d i scuss i ons , wi t h thousands of international and local professionals from the water and wastewater industry gathering and proving that the show was the place to be. The r e , l e ade r s o f wa t e r associations from all corners of Southeast Asia including Dato’ Ir Abdul Kadir binMohd Din, President, MalaysianWater Association (MWA), Mr Edgar C. Lopez, Vice President for International Affairs, andMr Chay Lo, Board Director, Cambodian Water Association (CWA), among others, presented a forward-thinking approach of finding solutions for water industry challenges in ASEAN. Held from 10 to 12 April 2018 at KLCC, exhibitors displayed their products over seven halls, and 50 free seminars welcomed visitors, including delegations from Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam, among others. The show also featured 11 international and regional pavilions from China, Singapore, and the Water leaders from Southeast Asia Water Environment Federation (WEF), among others, which, along with local key players in the water and wastewater industry, presented a complete overview of latest products, technologies and innovations. Y.B. Senator Dato’ Sri SK Devamany, Acting DeputyMinister of Energy, Green Technology andWater (KeTTha), opened the exhibition on 11 April, and Y.B. Datuk Seri Dr Haji Wan Junaidi Bin Tuanku Jaafar, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia (NRE), delivered his keynote address on 12 April. ASIAWATER will return for its 11th edition from 31 March to 2 April 2020 at KLCC. WWA ASIAWATER 2018 boasted a record-breaking attendance and featured 11 international and regional pavilions All images are credited to UBM Asia