|Successfully Concluded 2015 MIECF – 2015 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition|
2015 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (2015 MIECF), hosted by the Government of the Macao SAR and Macao Environmental Protection Bureau, coordinated by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) was being held from 26-28 March 2015 at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel.
The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong was delighted to co-host the European Pavilion with the cooperation of the Macau European Chamber of Commerce. There were more than 30 exhibitors from 8 European countries to participate in this pavilion. It featured companies with green technology and energy saving products and services. It was a terrific chance to provide the exhibitors, trade commissioners, consul generals and enterprises from around the world with the opportunities for business & idea exchanges. It also helped promoting co-operation between Macao enterprises and their counterparts from abroad (especially those in the Pan-Pearl River Delta and the European Union) in the field of environmental industry. We were honored to foster the relationship between Europe and Asia for the latest green technology and projects.
The three-days event attracted over 9,600 visitors, with an increase in the number of trade visitors compared to last year (2014 MIECF). According to the participants, MIECF has successfully played its role as a green platform to promote regional and international development and co-operation. There were total of 28 co-operation projects agreements signed, 296 green matching sessions held at the business matching area. Additionally, 8 networking sessions for the environmental industry were arranged. Hosted Buyers recommended by the Event Project Manager participated in 1,149 business negotiation sessions.
For the first time, “Air Quality” was adopted as the focus of the 6 sessions and seminars held under the Green Forum. More than 50 environmental experts, leaders of multi-national environmental enterprises and regional policy-makers from nine countries and regions spoke on hot issues related to air quality , namely “The Business Case for Better Air Quality: Solutions for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors”, “Reviewing Air Quality and the Transportation Industry”, “Strategizing Climate Change – Innovation in Policy and Technology”, “Clean Urban Air – Lessons Learnt and Future Trajectories” and “Standardization Drives the Sustainable Development of Chemical Industry”.
This year´s Green Showcase covered an area of approximately 16,900 square metres. Over 450 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions showcased their products and services, ranging from energy efficiency, renewable energy, green building, green transportation, to waste and water management solutions, environment services, air quality, as well as other green products and services.
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See you at 2016 MIECF! (31 March – 2 April 2016)