Request for Bids

Requests for proposals (RFP) for the Council’s flagship events are published here

We are pleased to let you know that we will shortly publish Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for World Energy Week 2025 and the World Energy Congress 2026.

Every Member Committee in our global community can bid to host the World Energy Congress or World Energy Week and take advantage of the significant opportunities that hosting one of our flagship gatherings brings. These include:

  • Showcasing energy leadership in your city and country and your active role in driving forward the global energy agenda
  • Demonstrating your commitment to our Humanising Energy vision and enabling faster, fairer, and more far-reaching energy transitions
  • Convening leaders and shapers from across the whole energy ecosystem to enable solutions and deliver impact
  • Generating value and economic growth opportunities for your local and international stakeholders
  • Forging an unparalleled legacy that will continue to drive the energy conversation for years to come
World Energy Week 2025

The RFP for World Energy Week 2025 will be released in the week commencing 27 March 2023. The pack will include detailed information on the timeline, hosting criteria and event requirements.

27th World Energy Congress

The RFP for the 27th World Energy Congress will be released in the week commencing 8 May 2023. Detailed requirements will be outlined in the RFP, in the meantime we are pleased to share an information note below with preliminary information on the bidding process, timeline and key host requirements. The 27th World Energy Congress is expected to take place in October 2026.

RFP timeline for the 27th World Energy Congress 

 Action  Timeline (UTC+1)
 RFP released  Week commencing 8 May 2023
 Bids due  Friday 8 September by 17.00 (UTC+1)
 Secretariat evaluation of bids  From Monday 11 September to Friday 29 October 2023
 Qualifying bids published  Week commencing 23 October 2023
 Voting window for Member Committees open  From Monday 27 November to Monday 11 December 2023
 Council Board validates vote outcome and the result is published  Week commencing 11 December 2023


Congress RFP information note
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