About GEF

Launched in 2010 by the Presidency of Meteorology & Environment (Saudi Arabia’s environment ministry), Gulf Environment Forum is the only official environment event to take place in Saudi Arabia.

GEF is…

  • The leading and only official environment conference and exhibition in Saudi Arabia
  • The only event of its kind to be supported by the Custodian of the Two Holy mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz
  • Serves all areas of the environment industry: waste management, renewable and energy efficiency, water and wastewater
  • The longest running environment event in the Kingdom

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What sectors will be represented at the Gulf Environment Forum?

Renewable Energy –  Solar, Nuclear, Wind Energy, Production & Utilisation

Waste Management – Municipal, Hazardous, Industrial, Medical and E-waste, Recycling, Waste to Energy

Water and Wastewater – Treatment, Desalination, Wastewater/Sewerage

Environmental Technologies – Air, Sea, & Climate Protection, District Cooling & Energy Conservation, Waste & Sewage Treatment

Who is the Presidency of Meteorology & Environment?

The presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) was created in 2001, coinciding with the appointment of H.R.H Prince Turki Bin Nasser Bin Abdulaziz as President.  PME’s primary role is to spread environmental awareness among all members of Saudi society and provide protection for the present and future generations.  Any company looking to do business in the Saudi environmental market must obtain a license from PME.