The organizing of Saudi Electricity Forum by the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, which will be held in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 20-22 Muḥarram 1439 AH; corresponding to 10-12 October 2017 AD, comes as an extension to the Saudi Water and Electricity Forum, which the (former) Ministry of Water and Electricity consistently organized annually since 2007. This Forum and its associated Exhibition are considered one of the most important events in the field of electricity in the Kingdom. Specialists from the Kingdom and all over the world attend and give speeches in this Forum, and it is participated in by most of the local and international companies operating in this field. Therefore, it represents an opportunity for senior officials, experts and investors to exchange experiences and enrich knowledge in the field of electricity, and keeping abreast of the latest technologies and developments; in addition to identifying investment opportunities in the Saudi market within the framework of the Saudi Vision 2030.
A major international Exhibition is associated with the Forum, it provides great opportunities for the local and international companies to directly market their innovative technologies and expertise to decision-makers, participants, and visitors. Also, it is a good chance to conduct meetings with companies, businessmen, and officials during the event.
The importance of the Forum and its associated Exhibition is further assured as it coincides with the increasing work and developments that are being witnessed by the KSA, in the Electricity Sector in general, and electrical power in particular. In addition to increasing the installed power capacity and improving the efficiency of supply and demand, as well reducing consumption and diversify the resources by utilizing renewable and atomic energy.