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We invite you to be speaker at the DistribuTECH Africa 2015 conference to share your knowledge and expertise in the transmission & distribution industy.

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ABOUT DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA CONTINENT & EXHIBITION





   The second annual DistribuTECH Africa 2015 conference and exhibition will provide transmission and distribution professionals with unprecedented access to the latest information, technologies and trends impacting the future of this growing market.

All the elements that African utility companies are responsible for will be on show here, with the event being designed to be a meeting place to exchange views, discuss experiences and learn new ways to expand and strengthen the power industry across the many countries of Africa.

With rapid growth and development throughout the continent driving the need for more widespread, reliable and sustainable electricity, Africa’s power requirements continues to expand.

There is no better time than now to attend DistribuTECH Africa and get involved in the exciting Africa market.

EVENT OVERVIEW

EVENT SNAPSHOT

Over the course of 3 days, DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa 2015 will feature:

  • 40+ conference sessions as part of a multi-track conference programme
  • 145+ eminent international speakers from around the world
  • Hot topic presentations and panel discussions
  • Guided technical tours
  • 100+ leading exhibitors from the region and world-wide showcasing their latest technologies
  • Informative training workshops

TARGET AUDIENCE

DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa targets those who work in:

  • Utility and private power sectors
  • Engineering
  • Commercial personnel from the equipment manufacturing and consulting fields.
  • Professionals from utilities and energy intensive industries with responsibility for ensuring power supply
  • Officials and ministers from the national and regional political spheres who are tasked with energy policy

 

WHAT MAKES DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA SPECIAL?

DistribuTECH Africa is already making a statement in the industry and is:

  • Set to become sub-Saharan Africa’s premier and leading event dedicated to the power transmission & distribution industry, focusing on the current and future trends, needs and resources within this region of the world
  • An outstanding opportunity to reach and meet over 2,000 high-level industry professionals in one place at one time, allowing networking, business and sales opportunities with key industry buyers and influencers from around the globe
  • Organized by PennWell, the worlds leading event organizer and publisher in the power industry. The experience and knowledge that PennWell commands will ensure that DistribuTECH Africa continues to grow and become the regions premier industry event

WHY ATTEND?

DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa provide the ideal opportunity for you to:

  • Upgrade your company's infrastructure to compete with your competitors
  • Improve staff skills and resources with training and development
  • Expand your company's expertise with new equipment and project developments
  • Deploy new technology to improve business performance
  • Attract investors to advance market presence

     


       
  
Following on from the success of the inaugural DistribuTECH Africa conference and exhibition, the 2nd annual DistribuTECH Africa 2015 is expected to progress year-on-year to become the region's leading event for industry professionals to attend from the following industries:

• Transmission and Distribution Companies
• Electric Utilities
• Architects/Engineers
• Consulting Firms
• Financial Firms
• Government Local/State/Federal
• Construction & Maintenance Contractors
• Fuel Suppliers
• Independent Power Producers
• Original Equipment Manufacturers
• Power Industry Consultants
• Power Plant Designers
• Project Developers
• Research and Development Organizations
• Human Resource Managers and Recruiters
• Equipment Inspection and Repair Specialists
• Construction Contractors
• Maintenance Service Providers
• Operations Service Providers
• IT Specialists
• Human Resource Managers and Recruiters
• Equipment Inspection and Repair Specialists
• Construction Contractors
• Maintenance Service Providers
• Operations Service Providers
• IT Specialists
• And others

INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN

DistibuTECH Africa attracts leading Transmission and Distribution companies from the African region and internationally.

This is your chance to be part of this exciting market and see first hand new product launches and the very latest technologies on display. 

You will also have the opportunity to speak to the industry's leading experts

  to view the Interactive Floor Plan to view who will be exhibting at DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa 2015.

WHY EXHIBIT?







  

DistribuTECH Africa 2014 provides the ideal platform for you as a speciialist company to join other leading companies from around the world to:

  • Launch new products
  • Meet prospective clients and establish new leads
  • Demonstrate your latest innovations and cutting-edge equipment
  • Network with peers and other exhibitors
  • Raise your profile in the fast growing BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) market
  • Establish business with customers from the South Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa market
  • Showcase cutting edge equipment and technologies including boilers, turbines, engines, boiler services, computer hardware and software, controls and instrumentation systems, engineering and construction services, transmittors and distributors, plant electrical systems, pumps, valves and valve actuators, and more
  • Be part of this inaugural exhibition which is expected to attract over 2,000 attendees from more than 60 countries

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  Exhibitor Prospectus

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DISTRIBUTECH MULTI SHOW DISCOUNT

EXHIBIT AT MULTI SHOWS & SAVE!

Exhibit at three (3) or more DistribuTECH events and receive a 10% discount on each or at two (2) DistribuTECH events to receive a 5% discount on each.

DistribuTECH events included in this multi-show discount offer are: DistribuTECH Africa 2015, DistribuTECH North America 2015, DistribuTECH India 2015 and DistribuTECH Brasil 2014.

  to contact your Sales Representative to take advantage of this offer.

2014 POST EVENT REPORT

 

2014 POST EVENT REPORT

ClLICK ON IMAGE for everything you need to know about DistribuTECH Africa including typical:

  • Event Stats
  • Countries Represented
  • Special Event Highlights
  • Most Popular Conference Sessions
  • Exhibitor & Conference Attendee
  • Feedback at a Glance
  • Exhibitor List
  • Sponsors, Partners, Supporters
  • Contacts
  • Attendee Survey Responses

 

     

DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA 2014 STATS

 

The world's key players converged in Cape Town for the 1st DistribuTECH Africa 2014 event along with co-located POWER-GEN Africa which saw:

  • Over 2,300 visitors attended from over 69 countries, representing 6 continents
  • 61% of visitors came from 28 countries across Africa
  • 81% of visitors either specify or buy products and services
  • 75% of visitors come looking for new products / technologies
  • 78% of visitors intended to conduct business as a result of attending DistribuTECH Africa and POWER-GEN Africa 2014
  • 76% of visitors found DistribuTECH Africa and POWER-GEN Africa 2014 important to achieving their business objectives
  • 90% of visitors surveyed said DistribuTECH Africa and POWER-GEN Africa fulfilled expectations

DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA 2014 HIGHLIGHTS

DistribuTECH Africa and POWER-GEN Africa 2014 was held over 3 days from Monday 17- Wednesday 19 March 2014. The event welcomed over 2,300 people in attendance from 69 countries worldwide. The event comprised:

JOINT OPENING KEYNOTE SESSION

The Joint Opening Keynote Session, attended by over 350 delegates was standing room only with presentations by:

  • Mr. Nigel Blackaby, Director of PennWell Conferences, PennWell Corporation
  • Mr. Daniel B. Poneman, Deputy Secretary of Energy, US Department of Energy, USA
  • Dr. Wolsey Barnard, Deputy Director General: Policy, Planning and Clean Energy Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa
  • Mr. Robert Kahimise, Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED, Namibia;
  • Dr. Steve J. Lennon, Group Executive, Sustainability, Eskom Group Holdings, Republic of South Africa



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RIBBON CUTTING

The opening of the DistribuTECH Africa and co-located POWER-GEN Africa took place on the exhibition floor with an official Ribbon Cutting and tour of the exhibition floor by the Keynote Speakers at the conclusion of the Joint Keynote Session.


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PLENARY PANEL DISCUSSION

After the official opening the conference continued with the Joint Plenary Panel Discussion, based upon the topic of "Energy Security on Africa".

This was followed by Conference Sessions on various hot topics including:

  • Emissions Control
  • Country Spotlights
  • Capacity Building
  • Operation & Maintenance & Plant Improvements
  • Boiler & Technology Issues
  • Renewable Energy Policy & Finance
  • Gas Turbines and Combined Cycle
  • Training & Development
  • Generators & Steam Turbines
  • Policy & Regulations
  • Project Case Studies
  • A Wind Powered Africa-a Panel Discussion on South Africa Power Pool
  • Harnessing Africa's Hydropower Potential
  • Electrical & Auxiliary
  • Africa's Solar Future


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CONFERENCE

The Conference included many significant and interesting topics with a host of high-quality international and local speakers covering the 5 concurrent tracks that made up the DistribuTECH Africa and POWER-GEN Africa conference programme.

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EXHIBITION

The Exhibition itself hosted a range of local and international companies of high stature, including exhibits from Andritz Hydro, Ansaldo Energia, FATA, ABB, Doosan Power Systems, Eaton South Africa, Foster Wheeler, SPX, and Eskom, to name but a few.  

Over the 3 days, the Exhibition Floor continued to be open enabling delegates and visitors the opportunity to meet previous contacts, make new business contacts, network and create new business opportunities.

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CLOSING RECEPTION & BEST PAPER AWARDS

The event closed with a Closing Reception & Best Papers Awards Ceremony on the final day. Award presentations were awarded to:

TECHNICAL TRACK

Winner:
Ethekwini Electrical Network Asset Data Capture, Gnis Enhancement and Modelling
Coert Scherman, Aurecon

Highly Commended:  
Distributed Networks form Blind Spot to Main Player
Bruno Opitsch, Siemens

Highly Commended:
Improving Lateral Protection with Cut out-Mounted Reclosers
Roger Martin, S&C Electric Company

STRATEGIC TRACK

Winner:
Applications of Energy Storage in Distribution
Michael Edmonds, S&C Electric

Highly Commended:   
Analysis and Assessment of Communication Technologies for Smart Grid ICT Infrastructure
Joerg Mueller, Accenture

Highly Commended
:
The Implementation of Phasor Measurement Technology in Eskom
Reshin Moodley, Eskom

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MEDIA COVERAGE:

DistribuTECH Africa 2014 achieved wide media coverage across the board - print, online and broadcast media. For a snapshot about the latest topics being discussed, we invite you to read the articles below:

fin24.com
news24.com

Desperate need for a shared vision and for comprehensive long-term planning
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Africa's energy potential in the spotlight
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Business Day online Spotlight on Africa's Energy Future
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CNBC Africa: U.S strategies for powering up Africa
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CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED TO 24 OCTOBER 2014



   

DistribuTECH Africa 2015 conference provides the perfect opportunity for you to participate as a speaker and take advantage of the excellent benefits that this premier forum has to offer including the chance to:

1) RAISE your individual and compapny profile
2) NETWORK with other eminent international speakers from around the globe
3) PRESENT your specialist knowledge about the latest research, technologies, benchmark projects and developments to a captive audience
4) DEBATE current industry challenges and solutions for the transmission and distribution industry with colleagues and professionals
5) MEET with suppliers and experience first-hand the very latest technologies serving the transmission and distribution industry.

The Conference Programme will comprise hot topics that fall under 4 broad categories - Power Delivery, Metering, System Automation and System Operation.

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DistribuTECH Africa will consist of a conference and exhibition dedicated to the needs, resources and issues facing the power generation sector across sub-Saharan Africa. It will, for the 2nd year, bring together a range of experts involved in every aspect of the business of power generation from policy makers, project developers, financiers, engineers, suppliers and operators in a forum that offers valuable networking and information exchange.

DistribuTECH Africa is set to become the meeting place between the world’s leading equipment and services providers and those developing and operating power infrastructure in this dynamic region of the world. The conference and exhibition will also attract those who work in government planning, finance and legal aspects, utility and private power producers.

The worldwide DistribuTECH family of events stands for quality information exchange and leading edge technology. Make your mark at the 2nd DistribuTECH Africa alongside leading power professionals from the international and African power sectors.

For further information regarding the DistribuTECH Africa conference, please contact:

Samantha Malcolm
Senior Conference Manager
T: +44 (0) 1992 656 619
F: +44 (0) 1992 656 700
E: samantham@pennwell.com

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