WEFTEC 2017 will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2017. 


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What People are Saying


The following comments were provided by participants in the WEFTEC 2013 & 2014 Attendee Survey conducted by Exhibit Surveys, Inc.  


"It's like the Disney World of the water industry. There is more to see, do and take in than can possibly be done in the few days that it lasts. You will be exposed to the latest technology and research available. You will network with water professionals from all around the world. You will be absolutely overwhelmed by the magnitude of what is available at WEFTEC." -Janet Hurley Cann P.E., Spartanburg Water 

"Simply amazing...The technology that one is exposed to for the Water and Wastewater industry is something you cannot explain. You have to experience it to understand how large and how well it is managed for the benefit of the participants which includes many international vendors and visitors." -Michael Goltz, Mount Horeb Utilities 

"WEFTEC is the conference where industry leaders, regulators, elected officials, operators, and utility managers are. You can rub elbows with the people who will shape our industry in the future. It gives your utility or company a face to the many people you have an opportunity to network and learn from." -George Martin, Greenwood Metropolitan Sewer District 

"It is the only place and event that brings the worldwide expertise of wastewater engineering and the life size equipment for viewing to go with the excellent training you can receive on cutting edge topics in the wasterwater field." -Bill Davis, City of Columbia, South Carolina 

"The networking and educational opportunities are excellent. It offers opportunities that you can't find anywhere else." -Mike Jacobson, City of Great Falls, Montana 

"Attending WEFTEC is a smart investment. This is the single most important event of the year with respect to efficiently evaluating emerging technologies and educating our clients on alternative solutions." -Scott Trotter, P.E.,BCEE., Trotter and Associates, Inc. 

"Great technical presentations. Only place I know where you can find all the equipment manufacturers at the same time." -Larry McFall, Rock River Water Reclamation 

"Very well organized, draws many people who are potential clients, top quality presentations, and the exhibition is amazing!" -Elizabeth Barg, Barney & Worth, Inc. 

"Just walking the show, I was able to get a six figure order"-Phillip Nelson, Stancor, Inc. 

"I was able to attend many sessions and learned that the direction our business is going is in line with much of the water and wastewater industry. I also was able to investigate many new products and learn about new processes that we are looking to implement at our utility." -Kathyrn L. McAufflie, P.E., Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department 

"Biggest industry event of the year, a must attend!" -Richard Vanek, HMIM, Inc.  

"More can be accomplished in a few days at WEFTEC than months at home on the phone or internet! You will always learn of something new and useful to take back plus meet peers from all over with different viewpoints." -Douglas L. Sayre, Allied Technical Services, Inc.