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IET Present Around The World (PATW) Competition

A global competition for Young Professionals and Students within engineering to develop and showcase their presentation skills

Structure of the competition


The competition is organised by Local Networks (LNs) all around the world, and has a number of different stages. The more stages you win, the further you will go in the competition!

Summary of competition stages:

  • Preliminary Round: student groups, open entry (only a few Local Networks run this level)
  • Local Network (LN) competition: open entry, includes student group winners
  • National (Area) competition: winners of LN competitions
  • Regional competition: winners of LN or National (Area) competitions
  • Global final: 5 regional winners


The five PATW Regional Finals are as follows:

  • Americas
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • South Asia
  • United Kingdom


Interested in competing? Visit How to enter and start the process today!

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