INVITATION TO EXHIBIT AT THE AMCOW 2nd AFRICA WATER WEEK FROM 9 - 13 NOVEMBER 2009, GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE, MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA
Kindly note that South Africa will be hosting the 2nd Africa Water Week event from the 9th to the 13th of November 2009 at the Gallagher Convention Center, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The 2nd Africa Water Week is to convene under the theme “Carrying forward the commitments of Sharm El Sheik on Water and Sanitation: Sprint to the finish” to speed up agreed goals and targets in water and sanitation sectors. The objective of the event is to focus on progress made in Africa on regional and international targets in the water and sanitation sector.
In this 07th Ordinary Session of the African Minister’s Council, South Africa will officially assume the chairpersonship of AMCOW.
The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) was established in April 2002 to promote cooperation, security, socioeconomic development and poverty eradication through the management of water resources and the provision of water supply services in Africa. AMCOW is actively engaged in keeping the state of Africa’s water under review and in promoting actions of common African interest by all stakeholders.
African Heads of State and Government, at the second Extraordinary Session of the African Union Assembly, held from 27-28 February 2004, in Sirte, Libya, adopted the Sirte Declaration on the Challenges of Implementing Integrated and Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Water in Africa (Ex/Assembly/AU/Decl.1 (II)), in which they declared support for AMCOW and its role in developing plans and policies related to the management of all water resources in Africa. They also recommended integrating AMCOW into the African Union (AU) as one of its Specialized Technical Committees (STC).
Exhibition opportunities for the 2nd Africa Water Week are afforded to your organization to indicate interest to exhibit in the above mentioned event.
The thematic areas for the event are:
An estimate of about 1 000 delegates from the African continent will be in attendance for the 5 day duration of the conference.
Your organization is exclusively invited to exhibit at the 2nd Africa Water Week, schedule to take place at The Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa from 09 to 13 November 2009.
The Exhibitors Pack includes:
Please note the following important information:
1) It is extremely important that all exhibitors set up their stands by Sunday 08 November 2009, at The Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2) No Exhibitors will be allowed to set up on the Morning of the 09th November 2009.
3) Please note that the selection of stands will be on a first come first served basis.
4) Exhibitors are expected to have dismantled their stands by Sunday 15 November 2009.
Exhibitors are requested to secure their exhibition space before Friday 30 October 2009 by making payment for their designed stand. Banking details are as follow:
Organization: Department of Water Affairs
Bank: Absa Bank
Account Number: 4049624754
Type of Account: Cheque
Should you require additional information; please contact Ms. Mbali Mahaye on +27 12 336 7482, +27 82 601 5674 or e-mail email@example.com .