What is Environmental Connection?
This is IECA's premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. Environmental Connection combines intense, full and half day training courses with topic-focused technical sessions and the largest expo of its kind.
Over 4 days, Environmental Connection provides peer–reviewed education, products and technology which address four educational tracks:
Erosion and Sediment Control
Wetland, Stream Bank, and Shoreline Restoration
6 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend Environmental Connection:
Meet new people: There's an expected attendance of over 1,500 of the industry's brightest minds. Connecting with new faces will help you in your career.
Get top-notch education: You can learn from over 130 presentations of the latest case studies and topic-focused technical sessions.
Build business relationships: We have numerous networking and social opportunities so you can make connections with future clients or even connect with potential employers/employees.
Stay credible: Earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) by attending technical sessions.
Stay ahead of the curve: Keep up-to-date in today's newest technologies in erosion and sediment control products and services at our two-day expo.
Support a cause: Attending conference helps to show your support for IECA, which is a non-profit organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.
Environmental Connection is the largest gathering of erosion and sediment control professionals from around the world. With the increase of enforcement of regulations, there is no better time to be a manufacturer or supplier of erosion control and stormwater products. Show your product to the engineers who specify its use, the contractors who buy and use it, and the regulators who monitor the sites - all at one show. Don't miss this chance to capture your share of this growing market—join us in Atlanta, Georgia February 21-24, 2017.
Who Attends Environmental Connection?
The Environmental Connection 2017 Conference and Expo is expected to attract close to 2,000 erosion and sediment control industry professionals. Attendees will include professionals of all skill levels including, but not limited to, contractors, land developers, engineers, utilities, manufacturers, contractors, home builders, landscape architects, government agencies, and academics.
Representatives from over 25 countries attended last year's show, making this conference a global resource for education, best practices, and new technology.
The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is a non-profit, member organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.
Our 2,500 members represent over 30 countries and 22 fields of professional practice. IECA’s diverse membership supplies a unique network of specialists who are capable of solving a broad range of problems caused by soil erosion and its by-product—sediment.