Sponsorship Opportunities

Below is the list of sponsorship opportunities available at HYDRO 2019 to enhance your visibility within the hydro and dams industry.

Venue Co-sponsor - Available

One company is invited to sponsor the venue, as one of the most prestigious sponsorships. The company will be showed the most prominently in promotional materials as well as during the event.

Please contact the Sales and Marketing team to discuss prices.

Welcome Reception - Reserved

A welcome reception with cocktails, buffet supper and entertainment will be held at a prime venue. The sponsor(s) will have the opportunity to make a welcome speech. Please contact us for more information.

Welcome Reception sponsor
Welcome Reception entertainment sponsor

Delegate Bag Sponsors - 2 Available

1300 - 1500 bags will be printed with sponsor logos under the flap. Two companies are invited to sponsor.

€5150 per company

Tuesday Exhibition Networking Reception - 1 Available

All participants will be invited to gather in the exhibition area on Tuesday afternoon to enjoy drinks and refreshments to encourage networking with exhibitors in an informal environment. Two companies are invited to sponsor.

€4000 per company

Water Cooler Sponsor - SOLD

Each water cooler will display a full colour logo of your company and, if you are an exhibitor, your stand number.

Wi-Fi Sponsor - 1 Available

One company will have the opportunity sponsor the Wi-Fi connection - one of the most popular options. Wi-fi will be available to all delegates in the exhibition area at no cost. Delegates will have to connect on a page that will include information and branding designed together with the sponsor.


Internet Stations & Business Lounge Sponsorship - 1 Available 1 Sold

Four computer stations will be available with free internet access. Each will be branded with your colour logo. In addition, this package includes the business lounge area, where comfortable sofa chairs, coffee tables, water dispensers, electricity connection and other facilities will be provided for all delegates. Two companies are invited to co-sponsor.

€3750 per company

Lunch & Drinks Sponsorship - 3 Available

The sponsorship will include the lunch and drinks for all participants. Your logo will be promoted during the lunch. You are welcome to distribute gifts and brochures to the delegates. If you have company flags or banners, you can also display them in the exhibition lunch area, following approval from the exhibition organising team.



Refreshment & Coffee Sponsorship - 4 Available

Refreshment and coffee breaks will be served each morning and afternoon between the sessions in the exhibition hall. These will also include biscuits and cakes.

€3800 per company


Farewell Dinner Sponsor - SOLD

The Farewell Dinner is a real celebration of the whole event and popular amongst delegates. A spectacular evening is planned to provide an appropriate ending to three days of hard work.

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Conference Programme

HYDRO 2019 will be the 26th in our annual series of hydro conferences, and the third to take place in Portugal, following HYDRO 2004 in Porto, and HYDRO 2010 in Lisbon. Portugal is an ideal European host country for the global hydropower community, with a wealth of experience and expertise to share, in all forms of hydropower, from large-scale pumped-storage plants to large and small run-over-river installations. The country has about 7200 MW of installed hydro capacity, and typically hydro contributes more than 15 000 GWh/year of electricity.


Sunday 13th October

Pre-conference workshops and Chairpersons’ & Speakers meetings and reception.


Monday 14th October

Opening ceremony, technical sessions begin and evening Welcome reception.


Tuesday 15th October

Technical sessions continue and extended opening of the Exhibition.


Wednesday 16th October

Technical sessions continue, closing ceremony and Farewell Dinner.

Industry co-sponsors

HYDRO 2019

  • 14 - 16 October 2019
  • Porto - Portugal