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Latest Conference Updates


New Speaker: Mary Thorogood, Senior Specialist, Strategy and Business, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

New Speaker: Allan Taylor, Head of Renewables Supply Chain, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

New Speaker: Helen Donovan, Senior Business Development Manager - Energy & Steel, The Welsh Government

New Speaker: Rhodri James, Business Developer Floating Offshore Wind, Equinor

New Speaker: Anne-Marie Coyle, Director, GE Renewables

New Exhibitor: Ryder Geotechnical

New Exhibitor: AgileTek


New Speaker: Bart Hoefakker, CEO, Gemeni Wind Park

New Speaker: Liam Curran, Senior Technologist, Enterprise Ireland

Countries confirmed announcement! (27 Countries Confirmed!)

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA

New Side Event Announcement (on the 12th, at 12:00 - POWERful Women Networking Lunch

- Hosted at Offshore and Floating Wind Europe, NEU and POWERful Women invite you to a networking lunch: Click for more details


  • New Speaker - Lord Nicol Stephen - UK House of Lords
  • New Speaker - Hamish Scott, Strategy Director, Peel Ports
  • New Speaker - Will Lamond, Wind Project Manager, Mott MacDonald
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This is a strategy meeting designed for and led by, developers, investors and owners that provides an intimate environment for learning, and business-critical networking.

We are not a tradeshow, and whilst we will host 550+ attendees (guaranteed 46% developer, investor, asset owner) we maintain a unique environment that fosters dynamic interaction This ensures that the event provides insights and networking opportunities that you will simply not get close to, anywhere else.

25+ hours’ worth of dedicated, group and 1-1, networking sessions ensures you will not go elbow to elbow with sales executives. You will meet and get to know your peers who are leading the most exciting projects; in new global markets, in floating and fixed-bottom wind, who are maximising yield and reliability, and using cutting edge technologies.

This unique event will have two dedicated streams - for fixed-bottom AND floating wind - allowing attendees to discuss global markets, political support, upcoming tenders, contracts optimisation, technology improvements, project updates and more for each.

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Bottom Fixed Wind Conference - Confirmed to Speak in 2019

  • EDPR
    Spyros Martinis
    Spyros Martinis Chief Operating Officer Offshore and Chief Development Officer
  • Parkwind
    Pieter Marinus
    Pieter Marinus General Counsel & Investment Relations Director
  • Northland Power
    Morten Melin
    Morten Melin Executive Vice President Construction
    Northland Power
  • Vattenfall
    Catrin Jung
    Catrin Jung Head of Market Development Offshore
  • Innogy Renewables
    Richard Sandford
    Richard Sandford Director of Offshore Investment & Asset Management
    Innogy Renewables
View the confirmed speakers for the dedicated Fixed-Bottom wind conference

Floating Wind Conference - Confirmed to Speak in 2019

  • Equinor
    Arne Erik
    Arne Eik Leading Business Developer Floating Offshore Wind
  • Eolfi
    Etienne Delcroix
    Etienne Delcroix Commercial Director
  • Principle Power
    Dominique Roddier
    Dominique Roddier CTO & Director
    Principle Power
  • Trident Winds
    Alla Weinstein
    Alla Weinstein Founder & CEO, Trident Winds
    CEO, Castle Wind
  • EDP Renewables
    Jose Pinheiro
    José Pinheiro Project Director
    EDP Renewables
View the confirmed speakers for the dedicated floating wind conference

Investor Speakers - Confirmed to Speak in 2019

  • ABN AMRO Bank
    Lisa McDermott
    Lisa McDermott Executive Director
    ABN AMRO Bank
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe
    Arne Erik
    Jing Liu Sector Lead of Power & Utilities
    Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe
  • Development Bank of Japan
    Yuichiro Yamaguchi
    Yuichiro Yamaguchi Head of Renewable Energy Finance Team
    Development Bank of Japan
  • MUFG
    Jean Vercoutter
    Jean Vercoutter Power and Renewables Project Finance
  • BALTIC TRADE AND INVEST - Offshore Wind Development
    Joanna Rzepecka
    Joanna Rzepecka Director of the Board
    BALTIC TRADE AND INVEST - Offshore Wind Development
View all speakers for 2019

Two dedicated, highly interactive, conferences for fixed-bottom wind professionals and floating wind professionals

Fixed-Bottom Offshore Wind

Dedicated Two-Day Agenda

Seize Global Development Opportunities and Maximise Operating Revenue

on both project development and O&M

Key Topics:

  • Set Up Operations in New Markets

    Understand the fundamentals of the emerging markets in Poland and the Baltics, Ireland, the USA, Taiwan, Vietnam and Japan; learn what actionable steps you can take now to unlock these opportunities

  • How to Win Sustainable Bids

    Learn which organisational frameworks will allow you to compete in an increasingly competitive zero-subsidy bid market in an economically beneficial way

  • Electrifying Demand for New Business Cases

    Opportunities to exploit alternative sources of demand to utilise excess capacity and stabilise long term revenue; hydrogen electrolysis, oil and gas electrification, CPPAs, storage and grid interconnectors

  • Improve Operational Reliability and Yield

    Hear how you can implement data driven strategies and supply chain innovations to transform your current O&M activities. Learn the tools you need to develop internally to improve operations

  • Optimising Contracts for a Dynamic Supply Chain

    Understand how to contract multiple specialist companies, including out of industry oil and gas innovators to enable increased quality and reduced cost whilst managing risk; for design, construction and O&M

View Fixed-Bottom Offshore Wind Agenda

Floating Wind

Dedicated Two-Day Agenda

Develop and Deploy Commercial Scale Projects

on both commercial strategy & technological development

Key Topics:

  • Roadmap the Route to Market

    Learn what key steps floating wind is making to reach commercial scale operations. Understand the timeframe for development that will enable you to strategically plan for your future floating energy generation operations

  • Locating Projects for Commercial Scale Deployment

    Understand where government and supply chain conditions are favourable to enable developers to transition to commercial scale projects; Europe vs Asia

  • Lessons Learned from Current Projects

    Hear developer led case studies on how they are tackling the key challenges involved in floating offshore wind. Hear from operations focused teams on what risks are being addressed for future development

  • Design for Operations at Scale

    Hear case studies showcasing the latest advances in floating wind technology design including new and improved platforms, moorings, cabling and built to float turbines. Utilise and adapt using the lessons learned from existing marine, Oil & Gas and defence industries

  • Secure Finance and Lower Risk

    Hear from financial backers and insurance firms on the business case proposals that will help you secure 3rd party finance for development of new technologies

View the Floating Wind Agenda

Below is a sample of the huge companies already confirmed for 2019:

  • acciona

    Attendees include:

    • Global Head - Business Development
  • eon

    Attendees include:

    • Technology & Innovation Manager Wind
  • vattenfall

    Attendees include:

    • Head of Market Development Offshore
    • Lead Engineer
    • Hydrodynamics
    • Development
    • Offshore Wind Manager
  • EDF Renewables

    Attendees include:

    • Offshore Business Development Manager
    • Development
    • Project Development Engineer
    • Director Asset Management
    • Operational Strategy
    • COO
  • enbw

    Attendees include:

    • Manager Foundations Offshore Wind
    • Project Development Offshore Wind
  • SSE.jpg

    Attendees include:

    • International Business Developer
    • Project Development Engineer
  • EDP Renovaveis

    Attendees include:

    • Project Director
  • innogy

    Attendees include:

    • Director of Investment and Asset Management
    • Offshore Business Growth Manager
    • Head of Bid Management
    • Project Director
  • marubeni

    Attendees include:

    • Senior Business Development Manager
    • President & CEO
    • Vice President
    • Assistant General Manager, Power Business Department III
  • Northland-Power

    Attendees include:

    • Managing Director, Development - Europe
    • Executive Vice President Construction
  • Orlen

    Attendees include:

    • Director
    • Director
    • O&M
    • Development
    • Manager
  • Orsted

    Attendees include:

    • Market Development
  • Parkwind

    Attendees include:

    • General Counsel & Investment Relations Director
    • O&M Manager
  • Cierco

    Attendees include:

    • Director
  • Cobra

    Attendees include:

    • SVP
  • Castle Wind

    Attendees include:

    • Chief Executive Officer
  • Eolfi

    Attendees include:

    • Commercial Director

    Attendees include:

    • Senior Manager Energy Advisory (Spain)
  • eolica

    Attendees include:

    • CEO
  • Mainstream Renewable Power

    Attendees include:

    • Executive Chairman
  • Ignitis-Group

    Attendees include:

    • COO
  • EnerOcean

    Attendees include:

    • Business Development Director
    • President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Simply-Blue-Energy

    Attendees include:

    • Director of Policy and Strategy
  • Tera_energy

    Attendees include:

    • Director of Concessions
  • windkraft

    Attendees include:

    • Director / Executive
  • bombora-wave-power

    Attendees include:

    • Director
    • Chief Executive Officer
  • Boskalis

    Attendees include:

    • General Manager - Floating Installation
  • Bureau-Veritas

    Attendees include:

    • Project manager
  • Burns & McDonnell

    Attendees include:

    • Director Of Offshore
  • Dragados

    Attendees include:

    • Offshore Wind Development
  • MHI-Vestas

    Attendees include:

    • CPM
  • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

    Attendees include:

    • Innovation Manager
    • Senior Lean Project Manager

    Attendees include:

    • Head of UK Offshore Sales

    Attendees include:

    • Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
  • KBR

    Attendees include:

    • Senior Technical Advisor - Marine
  • Kverner

    Attendees include:

    • Vice President Business Development - Renewables
  • Maersk_Supply_Service

    Attendees include:

    • Project Manager
    • Senior Business Development Manager
  • Principle Power

    Attendees include:

    • Senior Technical Manager - Europe
    • Chief Technology Officer
  • tractebel

    Attendees include:

    • Chief Executive Officer
    • Offshore Wind Product & Business Development Manager
    • Project Manager Wind
  • DNV-GL

    Attendees include:

    • Senior Consultant
  • Chantiers de l'Atlantique

    Attendees include:

    • Sales & Business Development Manager
  • ABB

    Attendees include:

    • Business Development Mgr Renewables
    • Manager
  • Aker-Solutions

    Attendees include:

    • Head of Business Development - Offshore Wind

    Attendees include:

    • Director
    • Oil and Gas Diversification
    • Oil & Gas, & Diversification Program Manager
    • Civil Commercial Director
  • Van Oord

    Attendees include:

    • Director
    • Secretary Commercial Department - Offshore Wind
See more companies confirmed to attend here

Combined Exhibition and Networking Area

An intimate environment supporting senior decision makers to meet, share and conduct business.

Facilitated 1-1 Meetings

Facilitated 1-1 Meetings

Facilitated 1-1 power business meetings across 30+ networking tables

Exclusive 15 Booth Exhibition

Exclusive 15 Booth Exhibition

Just 15 exhibition booths, 30 meeting tables, and integrated catering directs an intimate environment that facilitates engagement and guarantees interaction

Cross-Discipline Networking

Cross-Discipline Networking

The opportunity but not the obligation for floating and fixed-bottom professionals to participate in cross-disciplinary learning

Recent registrations from:

  • enbw
  • Vattenfall
  • Mainstream Renewable Power
  • Parkwind
  • Northland Power
  • Development Bank of Japan
  • Innogy Renewables
  • BloombergNEF
  • World Forum Offshore Wind
  • BBM Offshore Poland
  • EU-GCC Clean Energy Network
  • Wood Mackenzie
  • Atlantique Offshore Energy
  • Heli Service International
  • Renewable Parts
  • Siemens Gamesa
  • National Subsea Research Initiative
  • Strathclyde University
  • Heli Service International GmBH
  • FTI Consulting
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Saitec Offshore
  • Equinor
  • EDP Renewables
  • Eolfi
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Enterprise Partnership
  • Wind Europe Floating Task Force
  • Asia Wind Energy Association
  • Simply Blue Energy
  • Supernode
  • Freseco Advisory
  • Green Giraffe
  • The Renewables Consulting Group
  • Watson Farley & Williams LLP
  • ORE Catapult
  • X1 Wind
  • Senvion
  • European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA)
  • Innovate UK - KTN
  • Aker Solutions
  • Principle Power Inc.
  • Carbon Trust
  • James Fisher Marine Services
  • Qualitrol
  • Subsea Industries
  • Wise-Group

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Delegate Matchmaking Service

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Sponsorship Opportunities for Industry Thought Leaders

Sponsor the 'Offshore Wind Leader’s Dinner': dinner (open for Utilities, IPPs, Financial Stakeholders only) - be the only non-developer / operator attendee in the room

Targeted Workshops:

workshops Get interactive with your target market, cement your name in their minds as you engage with your audience through private (or public) workshops
1:1 Meetings:

Meetings With our bespoke meeting planner, you can arrange for private meetings with our delegates, no matter what seniority - introductions available
Speaking & Thought Leadership: speaker Impress your prospect clients with a private, sit down, lunch during the conference and have time, 1-on-1 with them - introductions available

Whether you're looking for increased brand awareness, thought leadership or new business, Offshore and Floating Wind Europe 2019 gives you the access you need. Put your brand in front of CEOs, CCOs, COOs, Heads of Offshore, Development and Construction teams, Project and Technical Managers, Procurement Managers and many more from over 550 attendees representing Europe's biggest names. We provide the best possible platform to create an impact on your target audience.

Andre Elkana, Commercial Manager, New Energy Update

Dow Chemical
Request the 2019 Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus Here

Get Interactive!

This conference prides itself on the high level of interaction on both the agenda and in the networking sessions - all sessions will include an interactive Q&A session with panel chairs directed to engage audience opinion through online questioning, polling and traditional opportunities to address the experts in the room.

For the first time, we have pre-opened our panels for questioning and polling - head over to the agenda page to ask questions and interact with the speakers now!

Learn, Discuss, Implement - Our Conference vs. Tradeshow Pledge:

This is NOT a tradeshow: you WILL be part a more focused crowd, you’ll make the connections that matter, and hear case study led presentations, and meet service provider that can solve your challenges.
This IS a strategy conference: you WILL be with your peers, learning new offshore wind strategies, having meetings to secure investment and partnerships and putting together plans for delivering profits in the next era of your business
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Join the 5,500+ wind leaders in Europe who have attended our Offshore Wind meetings since the beginning:

Who attends OWE? Geographic Breakdown:


Overall Attendees by Seniority:


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Key features for the 2019 conference:

30 Table 1-1 Meeting Area Supported by WindLINK

Our new, highly acclaimed networking app, WindLINK, will let you maximise your time onsite by allowing you to communicate and arrange facilitated 1-1 meeting with the people that matter to you

46% Developer and Operator Attendance

We guarantee that we will match or improve on 2018’s 46% buyer attendance figure. We are not a trade-show, we are an intimate 500 attendee meeting of Europe’s senior offshore wind decision makers


You will explore globally relevant topics, network and conduct business with developers, operators and supply chain companies from Europe, North America, MENA and Asia

15 Booth Exhibition Networking Area

We bring together the most innovative solution providers to present their latest and greatest and facilitate your engagement through 25 hours of dedicated networking time, including a networking drinks reception

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What our Delegates are saying

  • Fred Olsen Windcarrier

    "This is the best event I have attended in years. Great organisation, location and venue. Top calibre attendees and content"

    - General Manager, Fred.Olsen Windcarrier
  • Centrica Energy

    "Very well attended event with wide range of subject material"

    - Head of O&M, Centrica
  • The Danish Wind Power Academy

    "The most important thing for me is the possibility of networking with existing and potential customers. This event fulfilled my expectations completely. Great event!"

    - Managing Director and CEO, Danish Wind Power Academy
  • Equinor

    "A good event that raised many topical aspects"

    - Senior Electrical Engineer, Equinor
  • Gardline

    "Excellent opportunity to learn"

    - Business Development Coordinator, Gardline
  • Ørsted

    "Good spread of topics that were aligned with the market’s movements"

    - Head of Technical Integrity Management, Ørsted
  • Statkraft

    "Very informative"

    - O&M Manager, Statkraft
  • DeepOcean

    "Excellent forum for gaining a detailed insight into the Offshore Wind sector challenges and prospects for the future security of the market segment"

    - Senior Business Development Manager DeepOcean
  • ECN

    "Impressive gathering of offshore wind community during WEU Offshore Wind Europe, touching upon today's issues in installation and O&M"

    - Business Developer, ECN
  • CWind

    "One of the best conferences I have attended this year, an excellent agenda and very insightful speakers wrapped up with good networking and audience engagement. All done in a day and half, what more can you ask?"

    - Sales & Marketing Manager, CWind
  • Iberdrola

    "It has been a pleasure to have had the opportunity to attend the Offshore Wind Europe which has been very interesting, it has offered me the opportunity to meet and listen to other professionals of this sector."

    - O&M Engineer, Iberdrola
  • AIS Training

    "Excellent way of meeting new contacts and learning about the latest technology and current state within the industry"

    - Global Sales Manager (AIS)
  • REDS

    "Excellent event, wide range of speakers covering some very interesting topics. Good networking opportunities."

    - Ed Woodrow, REDS
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables

    "The organization was exceptional with a number of speakers of first level, and all topics were treated openly and actively discussed. Really worth participating."

    - Javier Torrijos, E.ON Climate & Renewables

International Tidal Energy Summit International Tidal Energy Summit

Co-located at the same venue - New Energy Update’s 13th Annual International Tidal Energy Summit will run on day one of the Offshore and Floating Wind Europe Conference. (11th November, Canary Warf Hilton, London).

This intimate conference of 120 tidal energy leaders will take place in a separate zone, however, at no extra fee, you will have the opportunity to access the tidal plenary and networking sessions.

To understand more about the tidal event, please head to the dedicated International Tidal Energy Summit website.

  • Minesto
    Martin Edlund
    Martin EdlundCEO
  • Sustainable Marine
    Jason Hayman
    Jason Hayman Managing Director
    Sustainable Marine
  • Orbital Marine
    Andrew Scott
    Andrew Scott CEO
    Orbital Marine
  • North Wales Tidal Energy
    Henry Dixon
    Henry Dixon Chairman
    North Wales Tidal Energy
  • Simply Blue Energy
    Christoph Harwood
    Christoph Harwood Director of Policy and Strategy
    Simply Blue Energy
View the ITES Event Website

If you are interested in Offshore and Floating Wind Europe Conference 2019 please contact us today:

Dominic Grocott

Dominic Grocott

Project Director
Head of European Wind Projects
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7510 (Global)
+1 866 996 1235 - Ext. 7510 (Canada)

Andre Elkana

Andre Elkana

Commercial Manager
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7231 (Global)
+1866 996 1235 x 7231 (Canada)

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsor
  • Stationmar
Silver Sponsors
  • Qualitrol
  • James Fisher Marine Services
  • Strainstall
Bronze Sponsors
  • Boskalis
  • ceteal
  • HeliService
  • Saitec
  • Sensewind
  • Vicinay
  • X1Wind
  • ITH
  • Qualitrol
  • Subsea Industries
  • Wise-Group
2019 Knowledge Partners
  • Q-FWE
2019 Media Partners
  • GreenJournal
  • GreenMatch
  • The-Maritime-Executive
  • Maritime Journal
  • Offshore Constuction
  • OffshoreWindbiz
  • Renewables-Now
  • renews
  • SCN
  • WEN
  • WMN

Offshore and Floating Wind Europe Conference 2019 is organised by New Energy Update which is part of FCBI Energy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales - Company registered number 09823824 - 7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK
Sponsorship / Exhibition Enquiries:
+44 (0) 207 375 7231

Delegates / General Enquiries:
+44 (0) 207 375 7510