On 27-29 of September 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Metro Manila, the Philippines will play host to the 12th edition of POWERTRENDS.

Organized in 1995, POWERTRENDS is the most significant energy event in the Philippines hosted by the Department of Energy. Previously a biennial event from 1995 to 2015, Powertrends turned annual beginning 2016.

POWERTRENDS covers all technologies, trends and issues relating to the energy sector.

Powertrends incorporate 3 events: Powertrends, Energy Expo and Electech.

    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 Cities).

    Electech/Lightech focuses on Electrical Technologies and Lighting.

Powertrends this year will introduce some significant developments:

  • Electech/Lightech will now focus on both industrial and consumer electrical products using the latest technologies for energy saving and energy efficiency

  • The following focused summits and business fora will be co-located and incorporated with Powertrends

  •           Oil and Gas/LNG Summit

              Coal Business and Policy Forum

              Renewable Energy

              Nuclear Energy

  • Foreign Business Missions are being organized to visit the exhibition

    and participate in the focused conferences



Powertrends international exhibition and incorporated Energy Expo and Electech exhibition are surrounded by several supporting events and activities:

    Powertech Business Forum – annual government-private sector dialogue of the energy sector

    Parallel Technical Sessions, Workshops and Product Demos by Sponsors and Exhibitors in designated areas within the exhibition venue

    A Networking Cocktail – a gathering of top government officials, members of the diplomatic community, international guests and leaders of the industry, exhibitors and conference delegates

    Business and policy fora for government energy officials, business and stakeholders to discuss separately issues on Renewables, Coal, Natural Gas, Nuclear Energy, and Electricity Pricing

    B to b meetings arranged for business delegations and companies


                                                                                                       Supported by:

Regular Supporting Organizations

Department of Energy                                                            www.doe.gov.ph

National Power Corporation                                                   www.napocor.gov.ph

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

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

Department of Environment and Natural Resources               www.denr.gov.ph

Department of Agriculture                                                        www.da.gov.ph

National Electrification Administration                                      www.nea.gov.ph

Renewable Energy Association of the Philippines

Energy Efficiency Practitioners Association of the Philippines

Philippine Independent Power Producers Association Inc.      www.pippaonline.org

Independent Power Producers Forum                                      www.ippfpowerasia.com

The Organizer

  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.

Leverage has 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/