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Event Overview:

WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today. 

Also recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, the expansive show floor provides unparalleled access to the most cutting-edge technologies in the field; serves as a forum for domestic and international business opportunities; and promotes invaluable peer-to-peer networking between its more than 22,000 attendees. 

Exhibitor Information:

WEFTEC brings you face-to-face with engineers, scientists, managers, and government officials responsible for municipal and industrial wastewater collection and treatment systems, drinking water treatment, stormwater management, groundwater protection and remediation programs, and surface water quality and ecology management.

Why Exhibit

WEFTEC’s unparalleled educational and training opportunities attract thousands of water and wastewater professionals each year.   

Coinciding with the technical conference is WEFTEC’s expansive exhibition – the largest in the world – which draws buyers and representatives of leading water and wastewater companies from around the globe.

WEFTEC allows exhibitors to make the most of their marketing dollar while maximizing their organization's exposure by connecting with the industry's largest audience of purchasers and decision makers. In all, over 22,000 attendees and exhibitors come to WEFTEC to gain practical knowledge, share ideas, and conduct business.

Six Reasons to Exhibit

  1. WEFTEC brings in qualified buyers 
    90% of WEFTEC attendees are the buyers and final decision makers; 43% plan to buy one or more products displayed in the next 12 months
  2. Attendees are interested in your products
    In fact, attendees spend an average of 7 hours visiting the exhibits.
  3. Your best exposure to the water and wastewater industry
    33% of the attendees attend no other show and 19% were first-time attendees
  4. Reach an international audience
    All 50 states plus 62 different countries are represented; 89% travel over 400 miles to attend.
  5. Bigger is better
    With over 1,000 companies using 270,000 sq. ft. of space, WEFTEC is the single largest annual water and wastewater exhibition in the world.
  6. WEFTEC delivers buyers to your booth - 
    WEFTEC consistently draws 8,500 to 10,000 visitors… and half of these come for the Expo only!

About WEF

Formed in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations, and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide.

Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the WEFTEC 2015? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/26/2015 - 09/30/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/28/2015 - 09/30/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, 8:30am-5pm
First Move-In Date: 09/23/2015
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Utilities
Other Industries: Business, Engineering, Government, Local / Municipal, Manufacturing, Sciences, Utilities
Estimated Attendance: 22,000
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Scientists, Managers, and Government Officials responsible for municipal and industrial wastewater collection and treatment systems, drinking water treatment, groundwater protection and remediation programs, and surface water quality and ecology management
Notes: Registrants' Primary Job Functions:
-Engineer and Design Staff
-Engineering, Laboratory and Operations Management
-Purchasing, Marketing, Sales
-Scientific and Research Staff
-Upper or Senior Management
-Public Officials

WEFTEC 2013 Facts & Figures
- 22,589 attendees
- 971 companies covering
297,400 square feet
(27,629 square meters) of exhibit space
- Comprehensive technical program
featuring more than
1,000 presentations, which were
part of 140 technical sessions,
27 workshops, and 7 facility tours
- 3,400 international attendees
from 85 countries
Venue: McCormick Place
Venue Phone: (312) 791-7000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:1,000+
Event Square Footage:300,000+ (2014)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Water Environment Federation
Show Manager:Water Environment Federation
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Make the most of your marketing dollars and be seen by buyers before, during, and after WEFTEC by purchasing a sponsorship. Discuss the options with our sales team to find the right sponsorship for your company.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
WEF Exhibitor Member $35.50 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Non Member $43 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
Corner Additional $200 per corner   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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For Exhibitors in North America

Sacha Carey, Director, Exhibition Sales and Operations

Phone: 1-866-4WEFTEC (1-866-493-3832)

Globally +1-703-684-2434


For Exhibitors outside North America

Nic Christy, Director of Business Development

Phone: +44 (0) 789 992 7926


For Sponsors in North America

Jean Huh

phone +1-703-684-2468


For Sponsors outside North America

Nic Christy

phone +44 (0) 789 992 7926


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