YANGON, Myanmar, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Widely renowned as the country's 1st ever international water, wastewater and industrial wastewater treatment and purification show, MYANMAR WATER 2013 Expo (www.myanwater.com) has opened its door from 24 to 26 October at the Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall to welcome all exhibitors, industrialists, trade visitors and government officers within the water industry. The event is organized by UBM Asia, a global company and organiser of 400 events in 30 countries annually in over 25 market sectors such as fashion, pharmaceuticals, security, energy, water, livestock and many more. UBM stages the successful Asia Water Series, which includes Asia Water Malaysia, Water Philippines, VietWater and Thai Water. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, the group employs 6,500 people worldwide. The vision of the company is to contribute effectively to a range of industries by cooperating with governments, associations and individual companies.
With over 150 exhibitors from 12 countries and international pavilions from Malaysia, Singapore and individual booths from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong, France, United Kingdom, Austria, China and the host Myanmar, MYANMAR WATER 2013 presented a comprehensive event that has showcased a wide range of services, technologies, systems, purification processes and equipment for the integrated water and wastewater industry...all under one roof!
The 2013 event was supported by the Myanmar Industries Association (MIA), Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (UMFCCI) and the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC). The opening ceremony was presided over by the Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Mr. U Nyan Tun Oo, Minister of Industry and Electricity of Yangon Region and witnessed by key global industrialists, relevant ministry representatives, exhibitors, trade bodies, visitors and media.
"Myanmar Water 2013 comes at just the right time as there are so many problems being encountered today in the production and delivery of potable water considering the unpredictability of the weather and climatic conditions now prevailing," said Mr. U Nyan Tun Oo. "This event will be a way of encouraging the global water practitioners for a meaningful avenue to review technological advances, share experiences and update on the latest issues and developments to provide better and cleaner water for the people of this country. On behalf of the Government Ministry, I would like to thank UBM ASEAN - the show organiser, Myanmar Industries Association and both local and international exhibitors for their interest in doing business in Myanmar."
Some special highlights were lined up during the event. On the first show day, there was the Business Matchmaking session that connected trade buyers with key decision-makers within the industry. This was followed by a Networking Reception, whereby more than 200 industry professionals comprising of exhibitors and invited guests had the opportunity to establish new business partnerships.
The show day two, 25th October presented an overview on how best to invest and do business in Myanmar through a Business Seminar themed "Business Opportunities in Myanmar." Also happened was the Myanmar Water 2013 Technology Symposium, which is a special presentation of high quality conference sessions by an international array of panel speakers, with the aim of helping participants find appropriate solutions to business challenges. The conference featured a variety of topics on the theme "New Innovations Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Purification Technology."
Another highlight for MYANMAR WATER 2013 Expo this year is that the event was co-located with the INTERMACH MYANMAR, the country's first and largest International Industrial Machinery, Subcontracting & Waste Water Equipment Exhibition.
With such prestigious acknowledgement, MYANMAR WATER 2013 Expo was truly the essential enabler for industry players to grow and leverage their business due to Myanmar's rapid economic and social development.
This inauguration edition has attracted over 3,000 trade visitors. Sponsors and major international exhibitors include Supreme Group, Xylem, Ebara, Kindraco, Praher, Jager Umwelt-Technik GmbH, WOG Technologies, Kindraco, KWI International, Kubota, Wa Minn, Praher, Caprari, Sigma Water, NEP, PPI Industries, Festo, Hobas, Horiba, Ke Kelit, Ultraflux, Modern Water, Polo Plast, Best Water and many others.
For more information, please find at www.myanwater.com.
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About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 30 offices and over 1,400 staff.
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 21 market sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 75 high-level professional conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.
UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 60 exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with over 50 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every year across the country.
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