Ribbon Cutting and official opening of the

Swiss Pavilion


Monday, 14 January 2019, ca. 12.45 hrs
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) – Hall 7 – booths 7210 + 7200


Dear SBC members and friends,

We cordially invite you to the opening of the Swiss Pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit 2019 with Ribbon Cutting on Monday, 14 January 2019 at ca. 12:45 hrs in presence of HE Mrs. Maya Tissafi, Swiss Ambassador to the UAE and HE Mr. Benoît Revas, Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Energy (SFOE).

After the Ribbon Cutting you are invited to the Innovation Pitching Session, a 3 minute pitch presentations, followed by networking. For the the 8th time in a row Switzerland got the first place in the Global Innovation Index.

Please note that prior registration to access the venue is required on the WFES website ( link ) and entrance to the summit is admitted only after passing security. Therefore, kindly allow enough time to join the opening at the Swiss Pavilion at ca.12.45 hrs in Hall 7, booth 7210 + 7200.

Swiss Pavilion WFESPlease click here to view the full program of the Swiss Pavilion.


We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Swiss Pavilion and remain
with kind regards,

Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi



WFES (World Future Energy Summit) is a global industry platform connecting business and innovation in energy, clean technology and efficiency for a sustainable future.

WFES Expo hosts over 850 exhibiting companies from more than 40 countries; The Future Summit; the unique WFES Forums, covering everything from disruptive technologies to future cities; CLIX , the ground-breaking WFES Initiative; and WFES Hosted Events, where individual growth markets come under the spotlight. For more information about the summit please click here.

Do not miss the Swiss Innovation Evening with EPFL, on the topic of
Innovation – How Research Creates the Future
Wednesday, 16 January 2019  at the Swiss Embassy Abu Dhabi

Innovative Cocktail - Invitationfor more information please click here


Cancellation Policy: Your confirmation is binding and cancellations must be in writing to abudhabi@swissbcuae.com two business days prior to an event. No shows will be invoiced the full amount. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Please note that pictures will be taken during the event and SBC reserves the right to publish these on the website and social media sites as well as in the information materials. If you do not agree, kindly inform us in writing beforehand.