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Join us in Rotterdam

We welcome you to the 26th World Energy Congress, which will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 22 – 25 April 2024. NEW discounted registration categories are available for students and groups. 

Learn more about student and group rates

Together we will transform bold vision into action and shape the next 100 years of world energy. Join us at the 26th World Energy Congress as we make energy transitions happen.​

The Congress creates the space for collaborative and constructive leadership action that involves the whole energy ecosystem and unites countries, businesses and communities of all shapes and sizes.

Did you know members get a discounted rate for the Congress?

You can become part of the World Energy Council – as a member, by hosting a national Member Committee, or by becoming a partner. Get involved!

Registration Rates

All rates include 21% VAT

For member rates, please get in touch with your local Member Committee to receive the exclusive member registration code.

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Your full Congress registration

Full Congress registration will give you access to the full Congress programme, all open sessions and the exhibition hall.  Lunch and coffee breaks are provided on all days. This registration allows access to the Welcome Reception on Monday, 22 April 2024. All sessions will be presented in English. 

  • Access to the content programme
  • Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Full exhibition access
  • Welcome reception
  • Lunches and coffee breaks

Bring a guest: Elevate your visit with the accompanying person package for just €100. Gain exclusive access for your guest to both the opening and closing ceremonies, freely explore the exhibition, and join us for a warm welcome reception. Enhance your experience by inviting a guest and create unforgettable moments together with this special add-on offer.

Should you have any questions, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page.


Discounted rates for students and groups


Elevate your learning experience with the special student rate of €500 for the full Congress

Calling all dedicated students, including those pursuing PhD and MA programmes, in the dynamic field of energy-related studies. Immerse yourself in this exceptional opportunity.

Simply present your proof of current-year enrolment upon registration to embark on a professional journey that combines knowledge and excitement.


Group registration for 10 or more participants is now available for the full Congress and Exhibition Visitor categories. For groups with fewer than 10 members, individual registrations are welcome. Reach out to to initiate your group registration process.

Special group deal: when registering 15 participants for the full Congress as a group, you will receive one additional full Congress registration complimentary! Please contact for more information.

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Your exhibition visitor registration

Exhibition visitor registration gives access to the exhibition halls and the Welcome Reception on Monday, 22 April 2024. There will be significant opportunities to network and meet throughout the exhibition days plus attend all activities scheduled to take place throughout the exhibition.

      • Access to the exhibition halls
      • Welcome Reception on Monday, 22 April 2024 (if registered for an all-day or Monday-only pass)

*  This registration type does not give access to the Congress programme or lunches.

You can choose to visit for 1 day for €100 or all 4 exhibition days for €250.

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Benefits for members

The World Energy Council members benefit from an attractive discount on the registration fee. Reach out to your contact at either the Council or Member Committee to obtain the special discount code. 

Participant Profile

  • Academia & Experts
  • Advisory & Professional Services
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Government / Cities & Local Government
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Industries
  • Civil Society
  • Finance
  • Food Technology & Agriculture
  • Hospitality
  • IGOs
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Manufacturing, Materials & Infrastructure
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Nuclear
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Renewables
  • Transport

Government, community leaders and policymakers
Business C-suite
Civil society, academia and experts

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Start-ups and entrepreneurs
Future Energy Leaders
Foundations and advocates

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Media broadcasters

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All participants requiring a letter of invitation for visa application purposes may request this letter during the online registration process. We will not be able to issue any letter of invitation before the Registration Department has received the registration fee and confirmed your registration. Please note that the Organisers will not contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office on your behalf.

Should your visa application be declined, you can send a request for a refund of the registration fees to the Registration Department by email, according to the cancellation policy as mentioned in the Terms and Conditions.

Media registration

The World Energy Congress welcomes working media and digital content creators covering energy across any vertical. As of Friday 19 April, online media registrations are no longer possible. Media can register onsite from Monday 08:00hrs at the Ahoy Arena. Be sure to bring the documentation as listed here.


The Developing Countries Scheme enables and supports the participation of delegates from developing countries in conversations and connections that facilitate transformational breakthroughs in securing more energy for sustainable development and averting a planetary crisis.

Developing Countries Scheme


The World Energy Council supports and promotes young professionals through its Future Energy Leaders Programme: the next generation of energy leaders capable of solving the world’s most pressing challenges regarding energy and sustainability.

Future Energy Leaders Programme

"I’m honoured to be joining so many visionary female leaders at the 26th World Energy Congress as we come together from all regions and industries to build a brighter future for people and the planet."

Sara Akbar

Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Oilserv Kuwait

"We know that net zero is not enough and at ACCIONA we have a planet-positive strategy and the provision of renewable energy is at the heart of regeneration. It's a privilege to be part of the 26th World Energy Congress and its vision to redesign energy for people and the planet."

Rafael Mateo

Chief Executive Officer, ACCIONA Energía

"At Qcells, we are committed to delivering clean energy worldwide through our cutting-edge solar technology. I look forward to bringing the voice of solar and storage and our perspective on how to grow this promising industry to the 2024 World Energy Congress."

Dr Danielle Merfeld

EVP and Global Chief Technology Officer at Qcells

"As a proud Patron of the World Energy Council, I’m delighted to be part of the next World Energy Congress as together we harness our collective experience and solutions to build a net zero energy future."

Luc Remont

Chairman & CEO, Electricité de France (EDF)

"A just transition, for Africa, will not be possible without access to sustainable finance, the pursuit of economic development goals and the empowerment of women. The 2024 World Energy Congress will be a unique opportunity to accelerate energy transitions in Africa and beyond."

Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani

Chief Commercial Officer, Mixta Africa (ARM Group)