January 26th Symposium WaterLink


WaterLink is the annual symposium of the Water Alliance. The 5th edition of WaterLink will take place on January the 26th 2017. The days prior to and after the symposium participants can join coach tours from Amsterdam to Leeuwarden on Wednesday the 25th of January and back on Friday the 27th. Check the inspiring programme below and register!


Programme WaterLink Thursday 26th 2017


10:30 Opening exhibition floor, registration and WaterMatch

Register for WaterLink and visit the exhibition floor that facilitates many interesting companies, active in the water technology sector. Boost your international activities and meet potential business partners from across Europe at WaterMatch. Separate registration for WaterMatch is required.

           “I am joining WaterMatch on January 26th and hope to meet with you to discuss how our wet and
dry cooling solutions can help you. I hope to see you there too!” – Vit Bruner, Proficool FANS Sp.

11:30 Lunch break

Lunch break at the exhibition floor: a great opportunity for networking activities.

12:30 Plenary session

• Opening by Hein Molenkamp, Managing Director, Water Alliance.
• Moderator Andrew Walker, Founding and Managing Director, Blue Gold Marketing.
• Keynote speaker Pieter van den Hoogenband, three time Olympic Swimming Champion, will shine his light on new ways of thinking.
• Seven innovative entrepreneurs take up battle for honour of winning the Water Alliance Innovation Stimulation Award 2017. Read more about the contestants here. At 15:00 the pannel of judges announces the winner of this exciting contest.

15:15 Visit exhibition floor, WaterMatch and coffee break

Coffee break at the exhibition floor. Again a great opportunity for networking. Boost your international activities and meet potential business partners from across Europe at WaterMatch. Separate registration is required.

16:00-17:30 Eight interactive theme sessions

Click on the text below for more information about the theme sessions.
If you can’t read the text properly, click this link.


18:00 Toast and dinner

Toast and walking dinner at the exhibition floor.

20:00 End of WaterLink 2017

Save the Date! WaterLink 2018. September 26th and 27th 2018.

Wednesday January 25th and Friday 27th, Water Tech Experience Tour

Prior to WaterLink, on Wednesday the 25th of January, there will be a Water Tech Experience Tour from Amsterdam Central to Leeuwarden with visits to six interesting locations in the field of water technology. After WaterLink, Friday the 27th of January, there will be another Water Tech Experience Tour back to Amsterdam with four visits. Check the programme below! If you can’t read the images properly, click this linkPlease notice: a minimum number of registrations is needed.

Admission fee

Admission fee WaterLink:
Non-members: €175 (early bird fee: €100 if you register before 11-01-2017)
Members Water Alliance: €100
Lunch and walking dinner included

Water Tech Experience Tour
Wednesday January 25th: €150. Lunch and dinner included
Friday January 27th: €125. Lunch included

Interested in a booth at the exhibition floor?

We couldn’t do without an exhibition floor in order to facilitate your networking activities in the best possible way. So this year once again we have provided space to promote your company or organisation at the exhibition floor.

Space fee:
Members Water Alliance: €250
Members ENVAQUA/NWP: €500
Non-members: €1500

• Complementary access for two people at WaterLink
• Complementary lunch for two people
• Complementary dinner for two people
• Complementary drinks

Please contact Marloes Ritmeester (+31 58 284 90 44 or m.ritmeester@wateralliance.nl) if you would like to exhibit or if you want more information about the exhibition floor.

When and Where?

Thursday 26th January 2017
WTC Expo Center Leeuwarden, Capital of Water Technology, the Netherlands.
Address: Heliconweg 52, 8914 AT Leeuwarden

If you want to stay at the WTC Westcord hotel, you can make a reservation by clicking this link.