Monday, 4 December 2017

Nearly 300 Local and International Companies to Showcase Cutting Edge Innovations at the Annual Electricx, Solar-Tec and MEFSEC Exhibitions

Cairo, Egypt – 02 December 2017

Tomorrow marked the first day of Electricx, Egypt’s longest running power event, alongside its sister events Solar-Tec and the Middle East Fire, Safety and Security Exhibition (MEFSEC). The exhibitions are running from 3 – 5 December at the Cairo International Conference Centre.​ Under the patronage of H.E. Sherif Ismail, Egypt's Prime Minister; H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and New Energy; H.E. General Mohamed El Assar, Minister of Military Production; Dr Mohammed Hisham Al-Sharif, Minister of Local Development, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Housing Utilities and Urban Communities and Dr. Ali Al Meselhy, Minister of Supply and Internal Trading. Electrix and Solar-Tec will gather thousands of high-profile industry experts to discuss a wide-range of topics related to Egypt’s electricity network, while fire, safety and security are the primary focus areas for MEFSEC. The three events combined will feature approximately 300 exhibitors, around two dozen VIP speakers and representation from nearly 20 countries.

“Moving industries forward takes collaboration and cooperation. There is no doubt the exhibitions we’re co-hosting in Cairo will benefit the development of the energy and fire, safety and security sectors,” said Amr Galal Shawki, Chairman – Egytec Engineering. “At Egytec, we look forward to key opportunities to facilitate business and sectorial growth and these platforms offer a unique opportunity to really support that goal”.

With demand for electricity rapidly growing in Egypt, Electricx and Solar-Tec feature the latest equipment and services from the generation, transmission and distribution, lighting and renewable sectors. With more than 250 exhibitors, Electricx and Solar-Tec are showcasing the latest products and equipment to thousands of energy expert’s first-hand, supporting the development of the industry and business across Egypt and North Africa. Featured Electricx exhibitors include Omicron, ABB and Megger and Elsewedy Electric, while Solar-Tec will feature exhibitors including Ingeteam, JA Solar, Jinko Solar.

Elsewedy Electric has decided to return to the Electricx Exhibition as it presents us with a fantastic opportunity to display just how far we’ve come since our last appearance in 2008. We are no longer just a leader in the cables industry; we have become a ‘Global Energy Solutions Provider’. We have broadened our horizons and hope our current and future successes do the same for our clients, partners and Egyptian economy,” commented Eng. Ahmed HassounaElsewedy Electric’s Marketing Director.

Featured products at the two energy exhibitions include some of the most cutting-edge innovations from reputable names in the industry worldwide including Arçelik A.Ş., El Nasr Transformers & Electrical Products Co. (ELMACO), EMKA Middle East, Flir Systems Inc., Ingeteam S.r.l., Jinko Solar Co., Kingsmill Industries (UK) Ltd, Lande Endüstriyel Metal Ürünler San. Tic. A.Ş., Megger Limited, Omicron Electronics Middle East, Sarnikon Metal veElektronik San. Tic. Ltd. Şti., SDMO France, Teba for Trading & Engineering Ltd, and Thyeast Koruma Röleleri San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Featured MEFSEC exhibitors are Bavaria, Watania Group, SFFECO Global FZE, Emirates Fire Fighting Equipment Factory LLC (FIREX), Lichfield Fire & Safety Equipment (LIFECO), MVL Firestop Building Materials Trading LLC and Rapidrop Global Ltd. Featured products in the fire, safety and security exhibition include the latest developments in industrial safety, passive and active fire protection, fire vehicles and ancillary equipment, security equipment, personal protection, and intruder and theft protection from the most reputable companies in the business.

Co-hosted by Egytec Engineering and Informa Exhibitions, this year marks the 27th edition of Electricx, the 15th edition of MEFSEC and the 7th edition of Solar-Tec, North Africa’s leading solar energy exhibition. The three-day exhibitions are held in conjunction with a free-to-attend conference featuring industry experts from around the globe who will gather to discuss a wide range of topics relevant to their respective sectors including current trends, case studies, the latest sectoral innovations and opportunities for the future. Electricx and Solar-Tec draws on the strengths of Informa Industrial Group’s geographical foothold in the Middle East and Africa through its partner events Power Nigeria in Lagos, and Middle East Electricity in Dubai, which holds the title of world’s largest power event.

For more information about Electricx, Solar-Tec or MEFSEC, please visit:

About Egytec Engineering
Egytec Engineering is a collaboration of specialized industry consultants who provide business and technical consultancy service for key industry sectors in Egypt, Middle East and Africa. Located in the geographical heart of the Middle East and Africa, Egypt’s operations, coordinate a global network of agents, technical and business consultants, professionals and customers. Thus, Egytec is able to provide local experience with global standards in business strategy, operations, marketing and human resources.

Egytec Engineering, in cooperation with one of its companies, Macan Energy, is also working on solar energy consultancy and the implementation of the testing laboratories for the components of the solar systems, in addition to the strategic partnership with one of the world's largest scientific, research and consulting company in the field of energy, FraunhoferEgytec Engineering Co. is the first company in Egypt since 1991 to support the electricity and energy sector through the one-of-a-kind exhibition that is one of the largest two exhibitions in the Arab region, Africa and the Middle East (Electricx).

About Informa Exhibitions

With over 200 trade and consumer exhibitions annually, Informa Exhibitions is a global market leader in such end markets as Boating, Beauty, Construction & Real Estate, Life Sciences, Maritime, Health & Nutrition, Agriculture and Pop Culture. Through face to face and digital channels, its transaction-oriented exhibitions enable communities to engage, experience and do business. In doing so, Informa brings together people who want to buy and sell, network, do business and gain inspiration. Industry insight, coupled with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach, provides Informa Exhibitions customers and partners with the opportunity to create business advantage and access markets. Informa Exhibitions is a division of Informa PLC, a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. Informa PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.