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Countdown begins to the world’s biggest offshore conference and exhibition

Offshore Wind Energy 2017, the globe’s largest dedicated offshore wind event ever, is just around the corner! Thousands of delegates, exhibitors, and visitors will be heading to London’s magnificent ExCeL Centre from June 6-8 for what promises to be the year’s most significant gathering of offshore industry players.

WindEurope and RenewableUK are joining forces to host this event and build on the tremendous momentum achieved in recent years by offshore wind power. Wind is now the fastest growing energy source in the world, and offshore wind has recently been a hotbed of innovation and ambition. As costs continue to decrease and the seas grow increasingly busy, this is an ideal occasion for industry players to get up to speed with the innovations transforming this resource. According to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson, “Offshore Wind Energy 2017 is unbeatable as an opportunity to build contacts, promote your brand, exchange ideas, and connect with those at the forefront of offshore wind.” Now is the time for industry insiders to solidify the goals and vision of this expanding sector.

The keynote speakers represent a cross section of the political, technological, and market interests in offshore development: Irene Rummelhoff (EVP New Energy Solutions, Statoil) and Mark Gainsborough (EVP of New Energies, Shell) will address the technological and market synergies of offshore wind and the fossil fuel industry. They will join Rainer Baake, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany, and Marie Christine Marghem, Minister of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, Belgium, who will address the role that governments can play in facilitating the growth of this potent energy resource.

More than 150 speakers – ranging from senior politicians, CEOs, technicians, manufacturers and everyone between – will address virtually every aspect of the booming offshore sector: there will be sessions on everything from floating turbine technology to tenders, from spatial planning to cost reduction, and much, much more.

Not only this, but over 400 exhibitors will showcase their brands, products, and services in two enormous exhibition halls over the course of three days. Attendees of the exhibition can also enjoy exploring the spectacular Demo Zone, which will feature technical demonstrations and exciting interactive multimedia special features.

Over 10,000 visitors are expected to attend the event, connecting in the exhibition and at networking lunches, stand parties, drink receptions, and a luxury gala dinner cruise on the Thames.

See what the Event Ambassadors – DONG Energy, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, ScottishPower Renewables, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy – have to say about this unmissable event.

The eyes of the wind industry will be on London this June: make your voice heard – register today!