Sponsorship & exhibition

Thank you to all of 2020’s sponsors and exhibitors, listed below, if you are interested in being involved in TowerXchange Meetup MENA 2021 please email Sarah Kerr at skerr@towerxchange.com.

Make the most of your opportunity!

The TowerXchange Meetup MENA enables you to condense months of travelling, client visits, and business development calls into just two action packed days. Yet with such a large number of clients in one place, planning your time efficiently and finding a way to stand out from the crowd is a must.

As a sponsor or exhibitor at the event you open up a world of premium opportunities unavailable to delegates.

Can you afford not to join them?


TowerXchange’s top five tips to meet your goals on site

1. Position yourself as a thought leader and let clients approach you

– Share expertise in the TowerXchange MENA Dossier
– Lead discussion by hosting a roundtable


2. Secure access to invitation-only working groups with MNO and towerco procurement teams

– Closed door task forces eliciting intimate feedback from buyers responsible for trialling, procuring and using key energy equipment and monitoring and management systems


3. Create a meeting point and bring in reinforcements to cover a large client base

– Vendors are limited to two Meetup passes to preserve the ratio of buyers to sellers; exhibitors can leverage two additional expo hall passes to cover more meetings with the large customer base
– Welcome prospects to your exhibition stand and meeting area

– Benefit from TowerXchange’s concierge service; facilitating one-to-one introductions


4. Strengthen brand awareness, reputation, and likability

– Sponsor the drinks reception or networking dinner: prominent branding opportunities
– Get your name out there onsite, online and in print: find out the options
– Arrange a listing in the TowerXchange prequalified vendor directory: a reference point for 35,000 industry executives – read more


5. Arrive prepared: benefit from a briefing on what your target clients are looking to buy

– Get ahead of the crowd, don’t just find out which companies are attending but learn more about their portfolio, strategy and who will be representing them

If you are interested in sponsoring, attending or exhibiting at TowerXchange Meetup MENA 2021 please email Sarah Kerr at skerr@towerxchange.com

Download TowerXchange Meetup MENA 2020 prospectus

Diamond sponsor

TAWAL

TAWAL is a leading Saudi telecommunications tower company offering high-quality solutions to corporate clients in search of a reliable and cost-efficient wireless infrastructure that would ensure optimal operations for their business.

Our core activities involve designing, building, and managing consolidated telecom infrastructure facilities that enable state of the art and modular connectivity. By enhancing tower sharing, TAWAL enables its partners to attain operational excellence and accrue higher profits resulting from reduced capital expenses for network rollouts and lowered operating expenses for managing infrastructure at multiple sites. Tower sharing also provides additional benefits for congested urban areas, including minimizing infrastructure duplications and excessive network redundancies, as well as reducing visual pollution that usually results from dense equipment installations.

TAWAL owns and manages the passive infrastructure of its towers and leases space to service providers in addition to government entities and communication businesses, TAWAL is also planning for expansions to benefit from economies of scale and develop value-added services. Looking ahead, TAWAL is bracing for a new era of technologies and adjacent innovative services such as small cells and fiber. Furthermore, TAWAL plans to extend its geography reach to cover new cities, rural areas, and remote destinations.

Gold sponsor

IHS Towers

IHS Towers is one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure, or tower operators in the world by tower count with approximately 24,000 towers. IHS Towers is the largest independent tower operator in EMEA and the third largest independent multinational tower operator globally, in both cases by tower count. IHS Towers continues to grow and develop its business with leading market positions in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia. IHS Towers has also announced agreements to acquire Zain’s towers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, subject to certain regulatory and statutory approvals. Upon completion of the Zain Kuwait and Saudi Arabia transactions, IHS Towers will have approximately 33,100 towers in its portfolio which will confirm IHS’ position as one of the largest independent multinational tower operators globally by tower count. For more information, please our website.

Gold sponsor

EnerSys

EnerSys®, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy system solutions, motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilised in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric-powered vehicles. Energy Systems provide highly integrated power solutions and services to broadband, telecommunication, utility, uninterruptible power supplies, renewable, medical, aerospace and defence, premium starting, lighting and ignition applications. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilised in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defence customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

With operating costs becoming a key issue for tower owners and telecom operators, choosing the right backup power solution is growing in importance. With variables in location, climate, budget, maintenance and deployment, choosing the right battery and cooling options to keep the total cost of ownership (TCO) to a minimum can be difficult. EnerSys® – as the world leader in this product sector – offers an extensive portfolio of energy storage solutions to serve the industry effectively, efficiently, and repeatedly.

Silver sponsor

Bladon

Bladon is a pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of Micro Turbine Gensets (MTGs) – using high-speed, ultra reliable, low noise and clean-burning microturbines together with patented air-bearing and heat exchanger technologies that will transform distributed power generation.

Bladon  is the world’s first manufacturer of microturbine gensets for the telecom market. Providing 12kW of power the Bladon MTG has upto 8,000 hour service intervals, fuel flexibility to use diesel, kerosene or mixture, secure packaging and reduced environmental impact. The Bladon MTG is the world’s only EURO V emission standard compliant 12kW diesel genset and uses no engine oils or liquid coolants thanks to its one moving part and air bearings technologies.

Silver sponsor

GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy

GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Limited (“GRIDSERVE”) is a tech-enabled international sustainable energy business which develops, builds, owns and operates solar energy & battery storage solutions for critical power infrastructure. We are seasoned sustainable energy professionals with roots that started with some of the world’s first commercial deployments of solar energy and energy storage over 45 years ago. This rich history of product design, manufacturing and solution provision has uniquely positioned GRIDSERVE at the forefront of today’s hybrid energy marketplace. Today, GRIDSERVE’s strong pedigree is responsible for the development, construction and operation of more than a gigawatt of solar energy and energy storage solutions including over 100 utility-scale sustainable energy projects to the UK grid in the last five years alone.

GRIDSERVE has combined best-in-class modular technologies and services to deliver turn-key, dependable, low cost, clean energy for critical power. GRIDSERVE’s Solar Energy Centre (SEC12) integrates the world’s highest performance and most optimised components to provide maximum efficiency hybrid power systems designed specifically for telecom BTS applications. GRIDSERVE’s latest iteration of SEC12 is configured as a modular ‘plug-and-play’ hybrid power solution that integrates the very latest advances in bifacial solar power, intelligent energy storage, ultra-high efficiency generators, into single systems complete with climate controls and fully controllable, secure, advanced remote monitoring features. GRIDSERVE is accredited to the international quality and environmental standards ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Bronze sponsor

IPT PowerTech

IPT PowerTech Group delivers specialized solutions to the power, industrial and telecom sectors in Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia. Combining power expertise with telecom infrastructure specialization, we are market leaders in providing energy solutions, telecom services, and managed maintenance services. The group is recognized as the global Leader of the Guaranteed Savings and T-ESCO models. Our self-manufactured enclosures allow us to create customized energy efficient/hybrid and renewable energy solutions, and to implement new concepts in site renovation.

With offices in 11 countries, our solutions are delivered to more than 60 operators, tower companies and vendors in more than 50 countries.

Bronze sponsor

NEXSYS-ONE

NEXSYS-ONE is a true telecom industrial software platform with over 18 year’s experience deploying and maintaining mobile network infrastructure. We serve Tier-one operators, Tower companies and System integrators with innovative software solutions to improve efficiencies and performance whilst eliminating unwanted costs due to operational process failures or visibility. We take pride in our software that its built around our experience of building & operating over 350 networks since 2001. We capture network requirements around quality assurance, project management, tower sharing, IFRS compliant lease management, work force management, procurement & supply chain processing, warehouse & asset management, health & safety, access & RMS supply, Fiber/TRS/RF tracking and risk management.

Bronze sponsor

Sitetracker

Sitetracker, Inc. powers the successful deployment of critical infrastructure. As the global standard for managing high-volume projects, the Sitetracker Platform enables growth-focused innovators to optimize the entire asset lifecycle. From the field to the C-suite, Sitetracker enables stakeholders to perfect how they plan, deploy, maintain, and grow their capital asset portfolios. Market leaders in the telecommunications, utility, smart cities, and energy industries — such as Verizon, Nokia, Fortis, Alphabet, British Telecom, and Vodafone — rely on Sitetracker to manage millions of sites and projects representing over $19 billion of portfolio holdings globally. For more information, visit our website.

Bronze sponsor

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins is one of the oldest and largest international law firms, with approximately 700 lawyers located in 15 offices around the world.

Our global telecommunications team has extensive experience advising on international telecoms and telecoms infrastructure M&A transactions, including in respect of towers, data centres, fibre, wireless and wireline technology. We have significant industry experience, advising on telecoms transactions in numerous countries, including across Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East and our team is well recognised for such transactions worldwide. Our telecommunications advice includes acquisitions and disposals, debt and equity financing, infrastructure development, operational arrangements, regulatory matters and dispute resolution.

We also have significant experience in the negotiation and drafting of sale and purchase, debt and equity financing, master lease, build-to-suit, site management, site marketing and service level arrangements, fibre IRUs and other complex commercial contracts.

Exhibitor

Al-Babtain LeBlanc

Al-Babtain LeBlanc, is a fully owned subsidiary of Al-Babtain Power & Telecommunication Co. it was established in late 1993 as a Joint venture between Al Babtain Power & Telecommunications and LeBlanc International Pte Ltd, to address & meet the growing Communication industry infrastructure needs and providing turnkey solutions for telecommunication, broadcast, defense, security and other integrated networks across various countries in GCC and MENA. Starting with an office in Riyadh, KSA, Al-Babtain LeBlanc has now grown into one of the largest Turnkey solutions providers in the MENA by establishing country specific local office in UAE & Egypt.

Exhibitor

Asentria

Asentria provides solutions for mobile network and tower operators to manage power, security, and environmental issues at remote cell sites from their network operations center.  Telecom sites are evolving to include many new intelligent subsystem controllers for DC rectifiers, generators, cameras, access controllers, and HVAC.

Asentria securely integrates these sub-systems into our hardware based site controller to present a single interface for management of power, security and environment at remote sites.  Beyond simple alarming, Asentria generates data for comparative site analysis and provides remote access to the underlying systems for OPEX reducing cell site optimization.

Exhibitor

Caterpillar

When it comes to unmanned operations in remote locations you need a system you can rely on and easily access. Cat® power generation equipment is manufactured for non-stop power and customized to meet specific site requirements. We can configure and install a solution that delivers the right power for your operation. Our modular sound attenuated enclosures keep you in compliance with noise level regulations, deter fuel theft, offer protection from the elements, and still allow for easy repair and installation. All Cat generator sets come backed by our global team. Get parts, preventive maintenance, diagnostics, and emergency service specific to telecom applications. It’s our job to provide power that does its job.

Exhibitor

Enetek Power, An Eltek Holding Company

Enetek, a AC and DC power specialist, methodically tailors solutions to cater to the needs of users in various industries for their critical mission applications. We aim to continuously develop technologies that encompass smart power flexibility to provide clean, cost-effective and high quality, reliable energy solutions. We engineer innovative & customized power solutions to meet stringent industry standards. Through creative engineering, smart sourcing, targeted manufacturing, efficient logistics management and services with human touch, we aim to satisfy our customers’ business interests and enhance their growth in a sustainable way. 

Enetek’s power solutions offer modularity, flexibility and scalability through utilization of rack-mounted, hot-pluggable power conversion modules, smart monitoring and effective customization.

Exhibitor

HIMOINSA

HIMOINSA is a global corporation that designs, manufactures and distributes power generation equipment worldwide. It has extensive experience in the telecommunications market, having supplied equipment with power outputs ranging from 8 to 45KVA in the international market to well-known companies in the sector.

Our telecom range gensets can work remotely, providing efficient and reliable power and incorporate functionalities such as:  GPS system, making it possible to locate the machine at any time, fuel level alarm, remote management and remote control for gathering and recording data in real time.

HIMOINSA has develops a variable speed hybrid generator sets that reduces fuel consumption by 40% and extend maintenance periods up to 1000 hours.

Exhibitor

House of Invention (HOI)

Established in 1997, with an ambitious vision to grow as the region’s leading telecom services contractor, HOI quickly proved itself in the Saudi market. Carrying out the TEP-6 Project a complete turnkey rollout of the first Saudi GSM Network valued at over USD 6Bn. HOI was able to set up a manufacturing arm in 2001 in Egypt for all passive infrastructure elements, including towers and shelters. The business not only increased its footprint across Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Sudan and Morocco, but also managed to build facilities specialized in tower and monopoles manufacturing, RDUs, as well as decorative and power solutions. In 2012, HOI achieved a milestone when it became the first company in Egypt to be granted the Towerco license and the only company working with 3 operators in Egypt.

Exhibitor

ITD / ClickOnSite

ClickOnSite is a comprehensive software tool for MNOs and towercos to manage tower sites, rollouts, assets lifecycle & operations at scale. Everyone from the office to the field works on one set of data in real-time, on PC, tablet or mobile. Reports provide business intelligence. BPM automates project management. APIs connect to your other enterprise software. We have 12,000 daily users across 20 countries. ITD aims to be the #1 provider of software for managing sites and operations in Europe, Africa, Middle East and SE Asia. We are telecoms industry experts making software optimized for the industry!

Exhibitor

Infozech

Infozech is IOT based cost optimization and revenue management solution provider for telecom infrastructure providers and operators since 1999. Infozech’s iTower Product Suite helps tower companies with Asset, Billing (Infrastructure & Energy), Site uptime and Energy Management with Analytics powered approach.

Infozech’s Analytics Product Suite enable consumers with meaningful insights for smarter decisions. We believe that “Data is itself a cost till it is associated to analytics to get actionable insights”. Infozech manages over 100,000 tower sites, tracking over 42 Million litres of fuel per year, reconciling bills worth USD 23 Million, reconciling 700,000 Assets for customers across multiple geographies.

Exhibitor

JRDC

JRDC is one of the world’s leading solution providers of mobile telecommunication towers. Established in 2002, it has a solid backing of quality infrastructure and brigade of proficient manufacturing team and management professionals who have an unflinching commitment to customer satisfaction.

Each one of our structure at JRDC is meticulously designed and manufactured with superior quality control for challenging applications and geographical conditions. The top tier detailing customized solutions and supremely fabrication-engineering specificities has helped us to be identified as a nonpareil manufacturer of telecommunication towers.

Exhibitor

Metalogalva

Metalogalva is a Portuguese steel manufacturing company with more than 47 years of activity in fields of Energy, Communication, Transport, Lighting, Renewables and Steel Protection (with own Hot Dip Galvanizing Unit and Painting). Has 5 industrial units (total area of 60000m² and total gross area of 198000m²), with a galvanizing capacity/year of 100000 tons. Metalogalva exports 80% of its own manufacturing for more than 85 different countries. Has continuously invested on new equipment to face the requirements/delivery times of the international markets. Metalogalva promote the excellence of its services, investing in the researching, development and innovation of its products.

Exhibitor

NorthStar Battery

NorthStar is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and deploying a wide range of batteries and energy storage solutions. Our mission is to deliver reliable and sustainable power to the world.

Using advanced technology, our products have been built to ensure longer battery life, lower operating costs and reduced environmental impact. We maintain a global presence with major operations in Sweden, USA, China and the Middle East and distribution and service centers in Latin America, Europe, Africa and APAC.

Visit our booth for more information about our new innovative products including NorthStar ACE® – Wireless Battery Management!

Exhibitor

Polar Power Inc

Polar Power, Inc. (POLA), designs, manufactures and sells direct current, or DC, power systems, lithium battery powered hybrid solar systems for applications primarily in the telecommunications market. Polar’s systems provide reliable and low-cost energy for applications for off-grid and bad-grid applications with critical power needs that cannot be without power in the event of utility grid failure. Our systems integrate DC Generators, Solar PV, DC Air-conditioning, and batteries.  Our Hybrid Solar Systems provide reliable power with very low maintenance and operational costs. Our Prime Power DC Generators provide very low fuel consumption, low maintenance with 3,000-hour oil change interval and long generator life. Our Backup DC Generators provide compact, lightweight, minimum fuel storage providing long reserve.

Exhibitor

Salasar Techno Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

Salasar started out with the mission of contributing towards the growth of India’s dynamic infrastructural space. Now one of the leading Steel Infrastructure Providers in the country, Salasar offers 360-degree solutions to its clients across continents by carrying out engineering, design, procurement, fabrication, galvanization, and deployment. Three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities boasting an annual production capacity of 1,00,000 MT, Zero Defect Production, shortest delivery windows in the industry, and the ability to ramp up operations in minimum time anywhere- make Salasar India’s preferred tower supplier. All products are fabricated as per the customer’s requirements in accordance with the strictest standards.

Exhibitor

Sera4

Sera4 is a global access control leader with multiple patents that started providing keyless Bluetooth solutions in 2014. Sera4 developed the first keyless padlock for Critical Infrastructure, Teleporte was the first keyless system in mass deployment serving both cabinets and padlocks, and was the first keyless system implemented by the largest independent tower company. The Sera4 Teleporte solution was designed for critical infrastructure to simultaneously deliver operational efficiency, audit compliance, and increased security. With Teleporte you can immediately grant and revoke access privileges, produce robust audit trails in real-time, and integrate with existing OSS, RMS, job ticketing and other solutions.

Exhibitor

SerEnergy

SerEnergy is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of power systems providing primary, supplementary and backup power for telecom and utility applications. With a system based on reformed methanol fuel cell technology, SerEnergy provides a very compact power generation system that does not generate harmful emissions, noise or vibrations. The methanol fuel cell power system is a front-runner in terms of low maintenance requirements while being environmentally friendly. SerEnergy provides premium-quality methanol fuel cell solutions with an electrical efficiency of 40-50% and with highly skilled staff in and outside Denmark, we strive to provide all our customers with high-quality service and support.

Hardiman Telecommunications

Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd. was established in 1994.  We are a boutique consultancy specialised in strategy development, due diligence assessment and valuation support.  Our clients include major TowerCos, private equity funds, corporate finance / advisory and investment functions of leading banks, and telecommunications carriers. We are particularly active in end-to-end support of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

All of our staff have held profit-accountable positions with global telecommunications carriers, manufacturers and systems integration houses prior to joining us.  This allows full support of clients across the continuum from technology through to market effectiveness, spanning engineering, commercial strategy, financial structuring and proven operating methodologies.

ieng Group

I engineering Group provides end-to-end engineering infrastructure solutions to the telecommunications and power industries across Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Employing a dynamic and personal approach, we have grown rapidly since our inception in 2007 and are now operational in 17 countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, KSA, Lebanon, Liberia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan and Uganda. We offer O&M services on one hand (Active and Passive) as well as Full Turnkey Site Builds and Fiber Optic. Today, we maintain over 13,000 sites for Africa’s largest MNOs and all 4 towercos.

Ramboll

Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs 15,000 globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

With more than 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.

If you are interested in sponsoring, attending or exhibiting at TowerXchange Meetup MENA please email Annabelle Mayhew at amayhew@towerxchange.com

Media partner

Inside Towers

Inside Towers is a media outlet serving the wireless infrastructure industry. Its digital newsletter’s coverage is extensive and delivered straight to your inbox at 6 a.m. each day. Its veteran editorial staff provides breaking, relevant and actionable news regarding data centers, macro towers, 5G, DAS and small cells, in-building, emerging technologies and so much more. 

With 20+ media partnerships, Inside Towers is able to cover key industry events, so you stay up to speed. Tens of thousands of subscribers, web users and social media followers rely on Inside Towers, day in and day out, to stay ahead of the curve in this fast-paced industry. Inside Towers also offers a tower database powered by OneVizion, that leverages and organizes FCC data and a telecom directory, Tower-Pro.com, where you can search over 3,500 company listings by name, category or location.

Media partner

Telecompaper

Telecompaper is a respected, well known and independently operating press agency and market research firm, with a dedicated focus on the international Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector (TMT). Telecompaper has a global focus however, with a network of correspondents branching out across Europe, the United States, China and beyond. Telecompaper provides a mix of international news, commentaries, background articles and research reports for its customers, tailored to specific needs if required, with a general focus on the professional reader and/or user. This blend of services has attracted the attention of a wide range of international companies, organizations and government agencies, to operators, content providers and retailers. These customers visit our website to get the latest news and information, or receive our newsletters and research reports. Telecompaper attracts 300,000+ visitors monhtly of which 200,000 unique, with half a million page views. 25% of the visitors come from the Netherlands.

For more information, please visit our website.

Media partner

Teletimes International

Teletimes International, a premier business publication focused towards the Telecom, Satellite and ICT sectors of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, proactively leverages knowledge and insights from executives and decision makers.  In its 14thyear of publication, Teletimes is media partner to almost all major events and conferences in these regions.

Envisioning a scholarly publication, Teletimes actively participates in high profile industry events, seminars, conferences and exhibitions to provide the latest research, analyses and developments to its readers. Teletimes has achieved a qualitative edge by capitalizing on the age-old need for information. Visit www.teletimesinternational.com for Online Edition and more information.