SolarTech 2018 

International Solar Power and Technology Summit
Where Technology Meets Industry | European Event


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SolarTech 2018 

International Solar Power and Technology Summit
Where Technology Meets Industry | European Event


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Meet The Speakers & SolarTech 2018 Award Nominees

Mr Antonio Lopez-Nicolas
Deputy Head of Unit
Renewables and CCS Policy
Directorate General for Energy
European Commission,DG Energy

Prof. António Sá da Costa
President of APREN - Portuguese Renewable Energy Association

President of EREF - European Renewable Energy Federation

Ms. Aurélie Beauvais
Policy Director
SolarPower Europe

Mr. Luís Delgado
Executive Board Member
Efacec Power Solutions

Eng.Mohammed Al Taani
Secretary General
Arab Renewable Energy Commission
Jordanian Renewable Energy Society

Mr. Sébastien Clerc
Chief Executive Officer
Voltalia Group

Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Wade
Global Sustainability Director
 First Solar

Mr. José Queirós de Almeida
Head of EDP SmartHome,
EDP - Energias de Portugal

Ms.Winnie K. Mandela
Cryptocurrency and blockchain developer

Mr.Javier Izcue Elizalde  Managing Director



Mr. Nick Boyle

Mr. Daniel Magallon
Managing Director

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An integrated Management system of all the required information for the design and manufacture of Power Transformers has been developed by Efacec.

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More About SolarTech 2018 Summit

It’s about the experience.

Attending SolarTech Summit 2018 in person provides an impactful experience that you can’t achieve by reading articles or watching a video about Solar Industry. How many times do we think we’re going to read that article, but never get around to it?

It’s about all the Key Market Leaders and Experts

Summit brings together over 40+ speakers, thought leaders, and experts who will share the latest trends and solutions. It is not usual to find this many key experts together discussing challenges in Solar Market except at Summit.

It’s about the right place.

SolarTech Summit creates atmosphere for  innovation of thought and innovation of action. Everybody here is focused on the best ways to provide effective solutions and amazing customer experiences that build loyalty and transparency.

It’s about the real-world experience.

Keynote Speakers from top brands from around the world will share their strategies and their success stories regarding Project Management, Finance, Operation and Technology Impact. You’ll gain plenty of practical takeaways you can bring back to the office.

It’s about the networking.

Talk to other managers and C-Level executives who are experiencing the same challenges you have. Find out what’s really working and update your skills.

B2B Business Meetings

In order to help you save time and establish connections with real-interest business partners, JEC includes in your participation package a top-level matchmaking program.

Based on the pre-registered visitors and exhibiting decision-makers from all departments, the program is an efficient facilitator to connect concrete needs to corresponding offers.

This very qualitative program brings together every year more than 500 local and international decision-makers from Large Groups, SMEs, academics and investors.

The SolarTech matchmaking program represents:

  • A unique opportunity to meet the buyers interested in your offer, the correct suppliers, and the reliable R&D and consultancy partners.
  • Fast and qualitative meetings: an average of 10 meetings per day, with pre-targeted interlocutors
  • Participation fee waived by SolarTech and included in all exhibitors’ and visitors packages.
  • Any mode of payment is accepted to pay Participation fee. We even admit bitcoin profit platform as payment mode.

How does it work?

Step 1

You fill in the on-line registration form describing your offer and/ or your needs.

Step 2

In a few clicks, you address business meeting requests to the companies you would like to meet.

Step 3

You accept or decline, according to your interests, the meeting requests received.

Step 4

One week before the event you receive your personal agenda including the bilaterally approved business meetings.

Step 5

On the days of the event, you just follow your updated schedule.

Who attends?

  • Top level managers from R&D, Purchasing, Technical, Methods, Process, Design, etc.
  • Leader Large groups, SMEs and start-ups represented by their CEOs, technical, sales, export managers, engineers, etc.
  • Public and private solar companies, research centers, consultancy & engineering firms, distributors, etc.

Make the most of your meetings!

  • Respect the deadlines for completing your presentation and making your meeting requests
  • Emphasis in your presentation the advantages of all nature to be gained from your offer
  • Carefully read over your interlocutors’ presentation and prepare your speech accordingly
  • During the meeting, go to the point:  your interlocutors have read your technical form and have accepted the meeting, so the detailed company presentation is not necessary.

SolarTech Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony 2018

What is a Gala Dinner?

Gala Dinner will held on 1st Day - 15th October Evening. The evening event will generally feature a three of four course meal where guests are seated. Gala dinners also involve the presentation of awards such as Most Innovative Solar Service Provider, Solar Project of the of the year, etc.

The standard dress for gala events is black-tie. A Gala Dinner event or function will often feature entertainment, speakers and formalities, which could form a key part of the event’s theme. If the Gala Dinner is an award night recognising excellence and achievements, it’s paramount to create and Award night event experience that reflects the quality, imagination and excellence of your brand, nominees and winners.  

What are the benefits?

  • Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony is perfect environment for ice-breaking and getting know each other more than B2B meetings.
  • During Gala Dinner Companies have chance to have more friendly atmosphere with luxury drinks.
  • It is more friendly environment to reach C-Level Management
  • Shaping Future Green Energy Market: Solar Power Perspective
    This Session will describe the current big demand for the Green Renewable Energy Sources such as Solar, Wind, Hydro and Bio. In this session, speakers will be focused on Solar Power and how it can possibly impact to the Future Use of Energy. Solar energy is the technology used to harness the sun’s energy and make it useable.
  • Sourcing of Solar Power Energy

    This Session will cover sourcing the energy by Solar (Sun) Power. In this sessions, speakers from the European Union and Third Party Countries will discuss the possible co-operation line in order to support the growth of Solar Energy.

  • Solar Emerging Markets Programmes

    This session is designed to cover Emerging Markets such as Africa countries, China, India, Japan and etc. EU global programmes such as the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) which is a multi-donor programme that supports the development of markets for renewable energy in Africa. It was launched by more than 35 African and European Ministers and Commissioners under the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP). In this session, Speakers will discuss the possibilities of investing in the Emerging Markets.

  • Solar and Storage: Techniques and Systems

    This session consists of Storage of Solar Energy topic. In this session, Speakers will discuss the techniques and current smart systems to storage the Solar Energy Power.

    Receive all sessions in SolarTech 2018 Brochure. 


The EXPONOR precinct is the largest exhibition area in Portugal. It hosts about 30 specialised trade fairs each year and hundreds of other events of various kinds.

The exhibition ground is in Leça da Palmeira – Matosinhos. It is five minutes from the urban centre of Porto, 10 minutes from the Francisco Sá Carneiro international airport and adjoins the port of Leixões, and also has excellent access by road to the main urban centres in Portugal and Galicia.

How to get to Exponor

EXPONOR is located within the Metropolitan Area of Porto, more specifically in the parish of Leça da Palmeira, municipality of Matosinhos.

EXPONOR is close to Porto International Airport and is served by a modern road and dual carriage network and efficient public transport.

How to get to Exponor by plane

EXPONOR is just 10 minutes away from Francisco Sá Carneiro - Porto International Airport that has frequent flights to the main cities in Europe and America.

How to get to Exponor by taxi

There are taxi ranks at the airport and the train stations. There is a taxi rank at EXPONOR next to the East Gate.

How to get to Exponor by car

EXPONOR is located next to the A28 highway, 5 km North of the city of Porto.

Approaching from the South on Motorway A1
Enter Porto across the Arrabida or Freixo bridges. On the ring road of Porto (Via de Cintura Interna - VCI), take the Francos exit, following signs to Valença, Viana and the Leixões sea harbour. Take the A28 northwards for about 4.5 km until you pass a flyover with the Leixões harbour on your left. Exit immediately after the flyover, following signs to Leça da Palmeira. Follow the signs to EXPONOR.

Approaching from the North on Motorway A3
Immediately after the toll, exit onto the A41 road following signs for Maia and “Aeroporto” (Airport). Continue straight on, driving eastwards, for several kilometres following signs to Matosinhos until you join the A28 road. A further 3 km south you will see the EXPONOR buildings on your right. Take the next exit, following the sign to Leça da Palmeira. Follow the signs to EXPONOR.

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SolarTech Summit 2017 will be held at the Europarque located at Interior Street of the “EUROPARQUE” Section 160 4520-153 Santa Maria da Feira, View Map.

Getting around Europarque is easy! Soon we will provide helpful links with discounts rates by our Transport Partners.


For the benefit of attendees, special room blocks have been negotiated at hotels near the convention center, for the duration of SolarTech Summit 2018. The room block guarantees availability at a quality hotel for a discounted rate. Book your hotel room when you register. If you are unsure of your arrival/ departure dates enter tentative dates and call +44 20 3286 7071 or email Emily Adams when you have updates.

Please note that SolarTech 2018 is not affiliated with any third-party services or re-sellers of hotel rooms. It is highly recommended attendees do not register for accommodations with any third-party services and to only book through our proper and official housing channels.

Participation Formats

Delegate Participation

  • 1 Delegate pass
  • 2 Days Access to all event platforms
  • B2B Meetings with Selected Delegates
  • Scanned business cards of all participants

Speaker Participation

  • Speaker slot in the Technical Conference
    (15 - 30 mins)
  • 2 Delegate pass
  • 2 Days Access to all event platforms
  • B2B Meetings with Selected Delegates
  • Scanned business cards of all participants

Focus Exhibition Participation

  • Exhibition stand (Printed and Installed by Global Industrial Events Team)
  • 2 Delegate pass
  • 2 Days Access to all event platforms
  • B2B Meetings with Selected Delegates
  • Scanned business cards of all participants

Sponsorship Participation

  • Sponsor logo on banners in the conference room, registration and exhibition areas
  • Logo and short description in the event catalogue
  • Online promotion campaigns through event media partners and our mailshot system (40, 000 contacts)
  • Logo on event website and brochure

Sponsorship Features

Brand Awareness

Customer Engagement

Potential Lead Generation

Partnership Opportunities

Organized B2B Meetings

Onsite Team Support

Please Contact Emily Adams Today, In Order Receive Full Info About Types of Sponsorships:

[email protected] or +1 917 310 3011

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