About GEF

Launched in 2010, by the Presidency of Meteorology & Environment (Saudi Arabia’s environment ministry), the GCC Environment and Sustainable Development Forum (GEF) has grown in popularity and prestige over the years to assert its position as Saudi Arabia’s flagship environmental event.

GEF is…

  • 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 energy and energy efficiency, water and wastewater
  • The longest running environment event in the Kingdom

A snapshot of GEF 2013

>> Look back at GEF 2013 Post Show Report

>> Look back at GEF 2013 Photos

>> Look back at GEF 2013 Highlight Video

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  present and future generations.  Any company looking to do business in the Saudi environmental market must obtain a license from PME.

What sectors will be represented at the GCC 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