The 8th Annual World Climate Summit & La Galerie by WE:
14-16 November 2017, Kameha Grand, Bonn, Germany

In parallel with COP23, register for World Climate Summit,
the premier platform for business and investment-driven climate solutions,
and La Galerie by WE's low-carbon innovations expo.
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Register for our event today and join global leaders in climate action tomorrow.

Join us in Bonn where the German market for green technology and renewable energy present excellent opportunities for buyers and providers to meet, and to be part of the premier business-driven and climate action-oriented event at the COP. The event includes: matchmaking with organised networking, lunch and cocktail receptions, keynotes given by high-level representatives from the private and public sector, plenaries with live and online audiences, press conferences with interviews, announcements and press releases, breakouts with in-depth conversations and knowledge sharing and the La Galerie by WE expo that showcases low-carbon solutions.

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La Galerie by WE, your one-stop source for low-carbon solutions.

Continuing the success of the 2015 La Galerie exhibition organised in Paris during the COP21, this year's La Galerie by WE takes place in Bonn in association with World Climate Summit. La Galerie by WE showcases innovative low-carbon solutions developed and applied by companies, industries and countries. Innovations include equipment, technologies, new models of organization and reproducible best practices. La Galerie by WE will also provide WE Connect, a matchmaking platform, for finding and engaging with business partners both before, during, and after the event.

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The event is hosted at Kameha Grand Bonn.

Near the COP23 negotiations in the Bula Zone and side events in the Bonn Zone, Kameha Grand Bonn is located on the banks of the Rhine River. Enjoy the stunning features of Kameha while engaging with the most influential players in business, technology and finance.

Exhibit here with La Galerie by WE.

With its unique architecture and neo-baroque interior design, Kameha Grand Bonn is one of the most exclusive hotels in Bonn. Exhibit your low-carbon innovations in this eye-catching venue with La Galerie by WE.

Centrally located in the City of Bonn.

Kameha Grand Bonn is only 5 minutes by car and 10 minutes by bike from the Bonn and Bula Zones. You can also take Bonn Central Station ("Bonn Hauptbahnhof") to Kameha Grand from Bus 606 ("Thomas-Mann-Straße" [next to Bonn Central Station] in the direction of "Bonn, Ramersdorf" to "Bonn, Oberkassel Konrad-Zuse-Platz"). OR trains 62 or 66 to "Bonn, Ramersdorf" THEN bus 606 to “Bonn, Oberkassel Konrad-Zuse-Platz.” You can find more about bus/train schedules here:

Network with all the amenities.

At World Climate Summit & La Galerie by WE, partake in WE Connect networking while having refreshments, lunches and free wifi. The floor-to-ceiling windows and open halls make for a spacious environment in the midst of COP23.


Our past participants are high-level business, finance, government and technology stakeholders who come together for climate action. See what a few esteemed participants say about our past #WCS events!

“Just do it. Get off your asses and get on with it. The thing we need to push is the huge economic opportunity for this generation of investing in clean energy”

Sir Richard Branson

Founder of Virgin Group

“I am going to ask you, at the World Climate Summit, the same thing I will tell negotiators at the COP. Go beyond your goals.”

Christiana Figueres

Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

“It’s important for business to partner with governments and NGOs, to be part of the solution and to be at the World Climate Summit. It is not just to have a voice but also making real commitments and demonstrating progress.”

Beatriz Perez

Chief Sustainability Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

“The business community has to help us in making this low-carbon transition and that’s where the World Climate Summit can help as well.”

Connie Hedegaard

Former European Union Commissioner for Climate Action
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We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Jens Nielsen

CEO, World Climate Ltd.

Stéphanie Gay

Show Director, Reed Expo

Nathalie Huart

Global Sales Director, Reed Expo

André Schneider

Chairman, World Climate Ltd.







Thank you to the City of Bonn!

We are pleased to announce that this year’s COP23 Host City is one of our institutional partners.

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World Climate Summit & La Galerie by WE

September 2, 2017

Since its inaugural event in 2010, the World Climate Summit has served as a forum for businesses, financiers, international organisations, cities and regions, to showcase their solutions, policies and...

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