The Nordic region is a world leading hub for technology and innovation, making it the ideal location for the ‘World Water Congress and Exhibition’: a space to inspire change, stimulate innovative research and for sharing of best practices for a water wise world. For those who are thirsty for the latest trends and solutions to build water back better, and eager to re-connect and broaden their networks, this Congress is the opportunity to welcome IWA members, water professionals and organisations from all over the world. This edition of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition engaged stakeholders and key contacts within the conventional water sector and beyond, bringing together core water sector groups, such as those focused on urban water and urban water services, as well as participants from industry and agriculture, architects and urban planners, soil and groundwater experts and hydrologists, social scientists, the ICT sector, the financial sector, and others. With a strong representation and contribution from Nordic and Baltic Sea countries, the IWA Congress & Exhibition is a vital opportunity to learn about the Nordic water challenges and solutions, including participation in technical site visits. Five days of critical discussions into the future of sustainable water management, with thought-leadership permeated workshops, debates, business forums, keynote speakers, technical and training sessions. Networking opportunities enabled new insights and partnerships, showcasing new ideas and solutions to solve the global water crisis. Some of the water sector’s leading companies and organizations work together for a better water future: sponsors and partners benefit from a unique opportunity to connect with thought leaders from within and outside the water sector and to network with over 300 companies and 10,000 delegates. Read more on