POWERTRENDS: September 4-6, 2018

SMX Convention Center, Manila, Philippines

Powertrends is the longest running energy show in the Philippines. It is the regular international exhibition and conference organized by Leverage International in cooperation with the Department of Energy since 1995. This year, with the significant transformative change in the Philippine energy sector, Powertrends partnered also with the National Renewable Energy Board to promote the development and utilization of renewable energy resources through its implementation of the Renewable Portfolio Standards for On-Grid and Off-Grid Areas, Renewable Energy Market Rules, the Green Energy Option Rules and the Revised National Renewable Energy Program.

Powertrends continues to bring together key business leaders, vendors, developers, institutions and principal energy policymakers responsible for the development of the Philippine energy sector.

Powertrends cover all technologies, trends and issues relating to the energy sector. It incorporates 3 events:

    PowerTrends focuses on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Management

    Energy Expo focuses on Renewable Energy, Natural Gas/LNG, Oil and Gas Exploration, Coal Mining and Processing and Energy Efficiency and Management (including Smart Sustainable Cities)

    Electech/Lightech focuses on Electrical Technologies and Lighting focusing on the latest technologies for energy efficiency and lighting

Powertrends consists of

    - an international exhibition

    - an international high-level business forum

    - technical sessions

    - networking events

    - industry fora

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Visitors Profile

POWERTRENDS 2018 Speakers & Panelists


Commodore George S. Chua

Federation of Philippine Industries


Christian Lim

Country COO
Microsoft Philippines


Ernesto Joseph Nocos

Vice-President for Business Development
Alsons Energy Development Corporation


Atty. Cyril C. del Callar

Founding and Managing Partner
Del Callar and Partners


Guido Alfredo A. Delgado

Chairman & CEO of G.A.A. Delgado, Inc.
President & Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Power, Inc.


Mr. Chrysogonus F. Herrera

Senior Vice President for Commercial & Planning,


Mr. Rolando Paulino, Jr.

Managing Director,
Shell Philippines Exploration, B.V.

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Event Sponsors

Supporting Organizations

Media Partners


Powertrends 2018


Theme: “Building a Resilient and Sustainable Philippine Energy Future: A Transformative Shift to Cleaner Energy”

WHAT:  International Exhibition and Conference on Energy, Power & Electricity

The oldest and largest energy show in the Philippines

High-level conference and exhibition

Covers all technologies, trends and issues relation to the energy sector

Largest ASEAN participation of exhibitors and visitors

Large database of visitors and exhibitors from the last 22 years

Focus sectors: LPG, Solar, Wind, Hydro, Bio, Nuclear, Smart Grid, Storage and Small and Movable Grid

WHEN: 04-06 September 2018

WHERE: SMX Convention Center Manila, Philippines

Organized in cooperation with the Department of Energy in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB)


Center for Energy Environment Resources Development

Department of Agriculture www.da.gov.ph

Department of Science and Technology www.dost.gov.ph

Department of Trade and Industry www.dti.gov.ph

Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines

Germe-Philippine Chamber Commerce and Industry, Ic.

Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF), Hongkong

Italian Chamber Commerce in the Philippines

Nationa Electrification Administration

National Power Corporation www.napocor.gov.ph

Renewable Energy Association of the Philippines

Sikat Foundation

US-ASEAN Business Council Inc.

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About Us

Leverage International (Consultants) Inc.

Leverage is a Philippine company organized in 1975. It provides a comprehensive range of research, planning, technical and management services to public and private organizations. Recognizing that trade fairs and exhibitions are effective conduits for international trade, investments and technology transfer, Leverage organizes specialized trade exhibitions and business fora and conferences.

Leverage collaborates with other international organizers for international exhibitions in Europe the Middle East and South Africa. It is the Philippine representative of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council for major shows in Hong Kong. Leverage also represents various international shows in Asia.

Leverage is the organizer of major energy events. It has been been organizing the ASEAN Energy Business Forum in the countries of ASEAN (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam) in collaboration with the ASEAN Centre for Energy. This international conference and exhibition is held in conjunction with the annual ASEAN Ministers of Energy summit.

In the Philippines, Leverage organizes the regular Powertrends series and other important energy and energy-related events in cooperation with the Department of Energy, among which have been the Powertrends Business Forum, the Natural Gas Summit, the Coal Business and Policy Forum and others.

For more information about Leverage International, please visit: http://www.leverageinternational.com/

This project was launched in 1995 for the Department of Energy and the National Power Corporation during the height of the energy crisis in the Philippines.

The objective was to gather under one roof the major international energy players to introduce them to the Philippine market and the relevant government agencies and private counterparts.

Since then, POWERTRENDS has been a regular event supported by the Department of Energy and all the relevant industry agencies and industry associations.

Some significant Benefits Contributed by POWERTRENDS to the energy sector and the economy:

BOT- to solve power crisis


Accelerating power source development

Coping with the climate change

Renewable and Alternative Energy focus

Take advantage of our Sponsorship Offerings for this fantastic opportunity for networking with stakeholders, business and the government.

Contact our Secretariat at:


Ms. Mila Sapaden or Ms. Elizabeth M. Cruz
Leverage International (Consultants) Inc.
email: leverage@leverageinternational.com