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Global Waste Cleaning Network – GWCN is an international non-profit network comprised of NGOs, educational and research institutions, and private and public sector companies, that are active and interested in environmental issues related to the management and reduction of waste, whether solid, liquid or gaseous.

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Tradeshows and Conferences

March 2024

GWCN is a Supporter of The Distributed Energy Show

Discover the latest technologies at the UK’s most comprehensive showcase of flexible and renewable energy innovations. The Distributed Energy Show is a free-to-attend conference and exhibition showcasing an array of flexible energy technologies and services.

April 2024

GWCN is the Network Partner of the Waste Management Europe Exhibition & Conference 2024

Waste Management Europe conference and exhibition is bringing together industry leaders, innovators, buyers, regulators and government to network, collaborate and debate the future of waste management and the sustainable eco-friendly solutions urgently needed by our planet.

GWCN is a Supporting Association of the Middle East Energy 2024

Continuing its legacy of 45+ years, Middle East Energy 2024 now in its 49th edition, is considered to be the most comprehensive energy exhibition of the Middle East and Africa, and is all set to be an action-packed event, offering a wide range of activities and opportunities for professionals in the energy sector.  The event will be home to the Middle East Energy Leadership Summit where professionals can engage with renowned industry experts, thought leaders, and visionaries through a series of insightful sessions.

GWCN is a Partner of The 26th World Energy Congress

Taking place from 22-25 April 2024 in Rotterdam, the 26th World Energy Congress is the only global energy event convening 200+ C-suite speakers, 70+ Ministers, and 7,000+ international energy stakeholders, and enabling the highest levels of government-to-government dialogue. It’s time to shape the future of energy.


GWCN is an Association Partner of the Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 Conference & Exhibition

The largest hydrogen event in MENA region returns to Dubai in 2024. This eagerly anticipated Connecting Green Hydrogen MENA 2024 conference & exhibition provides a unique platform for industry leaders, experts and enthusiasts to come together to network, learn, and showcase the latest advancements in green hydrogen technology.

GWCN is a Supporting Association of the 28th ICCI International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference

The 28th ICCI International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference will be organized by Sektörel Fuarcılık and Turkish Cogeneration Association with the support of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey and the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK). The largest energy fair of Turkey and the surrounding region will be a meeting point for domestic and international exhibitors.

GWCN is a Partner of the Innovation Zero 2024 Conference

Innovation Zero is the UK's largest net zero congress, taking place on 30th April and 1st May 2024 at Olympia London. Supported by the UK Government, this two-day event connects innovators, funders, policymakers, and corporates across multiple sectors to accelerate towards a low carbon economy and society.

May 2024

GWCN is an Association Partner of the European NEV Industry Chain Conference 2024

The two-day European NEV Industry Chain Conference 2024 is committed to building a comprehensive platform for information sharing by gathering more than 500 selected senior attendees from Public Organizations, Academic Institutes, OEMs, Battery Manufacturers, Tier 1 & 2 Players, Charging & Infrastructure Providers, Power & Utilities & Grids, Technology Providers, and Consulting Companies, to discuss the challenges and solutions, and to discover the road for the rapid and healthy development of European NEVs & Battery industry.

GWCN is a Supporter of the World Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition

The leading global platform for hydrogen business returned to the iconic Rotterdam Ahoy in 2024. Welcoming over 15,000 decision makers, Energy Ministers, and CEOs from over 100 countries, the event is considered to be the biggest in the hydrogen industry.

GWCN is a Supporter of Lebanon International Solar Week 2024

Facing a severe energy crunch, Lebanese are increasingly turning to the sun to meet their electricity needs. LSW is the perfect platform to display the latest technological advancements and discuss the trends related to solar power & renewable energy.

June 2024

GWCN is an Association Partner of the UrbanScapes Middle East Summit 2024

The summit is a transformative gathering positioned to redefine the landscape of urban development. This exclusive event, themed “Pioneering An Urban Sustainable Future Through Technology,” brings together the visionaries, innovators, and thought leaders of the industry to cover urban evolution, from exploring the processes of sustainable urban planning and smart construction to the realization of sustainable cities that contributes to resilience and eco-friendliness.

GWCN is a Supporter of the Hydrogen Americas 2024 Summit & Exhibition

Having established itself as the premier gathering for the global hydrogen community in the Americas region, the Hydrogen Americas 2024 Summit & Exhibition will return to Washington D.C. on 11 – 12 June 2024, co-hosted by the Sustainable Energy Council (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

GWCN is a Partner of the Reset Connect London 2024

Taking place 25-26 June 2024 at ExCeL London, Reset Connect London is the flagship event of London Climate Action Week. The event bridges the gap between sustainability professionals, large corporations, government leaders, policymakers, tech providers, innovators, purpose-led brands and entrepreneurs. By attending you’ll be able to raise investment, generate leads, collaborate with your peers, manage funds, share learnings and action solutions.

GWCN is a Partner of the E-Waste World, Metal Recycling, Battery Recycling Conference & Expo

E-Waste World Conference & Expo is the must-attend event for recycling companies, critical raw material suppliers, electronics manufacturers and suppliers, ITAD companies, and the entire electronic waste recycling supply chain to come together to discover the latest innovations and solutions to create a circular economy and help create sustainable supply chains.

July 2024

GWCN is an Association Partner of the Advancing Ocean CDR Summit

The Advancing Ocean CDR Summit is the definitive summit aimed at uniting project developers, policymakers and business leaders to discuss the huge opportunities presented by ocean-based carbon solutions. Explore the breadth of innovation occurring within the ocean CDR spectrum, uncover the benefits of novel ocean CDR approaches and gain valuable insights from case studies showcasing the latest technology being utilized by expert speakers.

GWCN is a Supporter of the EV Battery Recycling Innovation Summit

Take part in this pioneering, industy leading event dedicated to electric vehicle batteries, where material, battery, OEM and recycling leaders explore future recycling trends, innovations and disruptive technologies shaping the future of emobility.
August 2024

GWCN is a Partner of the 2024 World Battery & Energy Storage Industry Expo 

Committed to promoting global market trade and the battery industrial chain, WBE has developed into a professional exhibition with the largest number of battery exhibiting companies and the highest participation of professional visitors and foreign buyers. Relying on its worldwide influence and thousands of overseas buyers, WBE provides exhibitors with high-quality buyer resources to help enterprises get more business opportunities.

GWCN is a Partner of the 2024 World Hydrogen Energy Industry Expo

WHE 2024 will cover the entire hydrogen energy value chain, from infrastructure, fuel cells, vital components, materials, fuel cell vehicle manufacturing, and industry cooperation to the production, storage, transportation and application of hydrogen.

September 2024

GWCN is a Supporter of the Asia-Pacific Hydrogen 2024 Summit & Exhibition

The Sustainable Energy Council are thrilled to announce the most anticipated global hydrogen event taking place in the vibrant city of Brisbane on September 12-13, 2024. This groundbreaking event will bring together influential leaders and visionaries from the hydrogen industry on a global scale, providing a unique platform for collaboration and innovation. Proudly partnered with the Australian Hydrogen Council and supported by Austrade and host state Queensland Government, this event promises to be a nexus of cutting-edge discussions and impactful connections. 

GWCN is a Partner of the Gulf Sustainability Awards 2024

The Gulf Sustainability Awards is a recognition of companies throughout the Gulf region for their dedication to advancing sustainability practices and innovation in their operations. By participating in these awards, organizations will be part of a community of leaders and innovators who have made it their mission to promote sustainability and environmental stewardship within their businesses.

October 2024

GWCN is a Supporter of the Mediterranean Offshore Conference & Exhibition

MOC serves as a vital platform that unites and addresses all regional energy activities, drawing together key stakeholders to delve into the vast energy potential that the Mediterranean region harbors. With significant opportunities on the horizon for offshore energy exploration and development, it is essential that we join forces to exchange insights, foster collaborations, and pioneer innovative solutions to industry challenges and sustainable solutions.

GWCN is the Network Partner of the Global Congress on Recycling and Waste Management

The event's comprehensive two-day agenda, comprising plenary sessions, keynote addresses, educational workshops, interactive panel discussions, and networking opportunities, has been thoughtfully crafted to provide valuable insights and foster connections among participants. The concerted effort to unite eminent academic scientists, researchers, and scholars underscores the conference's dedication to promoting cooperation and the exchange of knowledge in the areas of recycliong and waste management.

GWCN is a Partner of the 2nd World Recycling Convention

The World Recycling Convention “Recycling Week 2024”, is an international event that brings together experts and professionals from around the world to discuss the latest developments, challenges, and solutions in waste management and recycling. The conference is scheduled to take place on 28-30 October 2024, in Rome, Italy.

November 2024

GWCN is a Partner of ADIPEC 2024 Exhibition & Conference

This year, ADIPEC will continue to bring together stakeholders from across business, finance, technology, government, academia and wider society from 4-7 November 2024 in Abu Dhabi, where the world’s energy leaders will reconvene to plot a course to decarbonisation and net-zero.

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GWCN is an Association Partner of the MENA EV Show 2024

The MENA EV Show in the UAE is a comprehensive showcase of the electric vehicle industry in the MENA region, featuring a wide range of products, services, and ideas. The event includes electric cars, light vehicles, trucks, and vans, along with exhibits highlighting electric charging infrastructure, vehicle charging stations, and EV battery systems.

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GWCN is an Association Partner of the Solar+Storage NX 2024 Fair

Solar+Storage NX provides a one-stop-shop trade fair where attendees would meet and engage with companies offering today’s most innovative solutions. This unique event gathers industry leaders, government officials, municipalities, utility companies, residential and commercial decision makers, and researchers from across the globe to share and brainstorm on common challenges, network, and exchanges ideas.

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GWCN is an Association Partner of RAK Energy Summit 2024

The second edition of RAK Energy Summit, with its main themes of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will take place in November 2024 in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, and will bring together international thought-leaders and trailblazers with decision makers from the government and the private sector.

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