2018 saw Australian Utility Week reaching a tipping point regarding its digital transformation theme. Emphasis was placed on providing utilities with the digital tools necessary to create process and resource efficiency.

This year the event attracted a strong core of digital utility executives and their digital partners. This had a positive impact on the value gained by the audience who were digitally focused. The intention was to keep this digital core while building new important themes in the show.

Based upon verified data collected from the attendees during registration, the industry made it clear that they want to meet more visitors and see larger scale events – and Australian Utility Week has listened.

Next year, the team is bringing the world’s leading power and energy events together: Australian Utility Week, POWERGEN Australia, and DistribuTECH Australia all under one roof. Australian Utility Week 2019 marks the birth of the Clarion Events Power and Energy series. It is the first step in the goal to deliver the world’s first end-to-end power and energy show. No matter what your role in the power and energy industry there will be unprecedented value for everyone at this show.

The exhibition floor will be extended to include more space to provide more value to visitors and a wider perspective of the utility transformation process taking place in Australia and New Zealand. They now cover the critical new research and investment zones across the entire utility value chain, as well as water utility perspectives.

Smart Energy International looks forward to seeing you at this first-of-a-kind mega show. SEI

This feedback was originally published in Smart Energy International issue 1-2019