WEFTEC 2024: Leading the Future of Water

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WEFTEC 2024 By the Numbers

5 Days

Conference: October 5 - 9, 2024
Exhibition: October 7 - 9, 2024

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21,000+ Participants

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800+ Exhibitors

Square footage in the 2024 WEFTEC Exhibition is outpacing the last time we were in New Orleans by 21%.

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120+ Technical Sessions

Engage with cutting-edge content through both traditional classroom sessions and interactive presentations.

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17 Workshops

WEFTEC workshops are full- or half-day tailored, in-depth, interactive learning experiences.

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6 Facility Tours

Facility tours provide firsthand insights into the construction, special projects, and daily operations within the local host community.

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Why Attend WEFTEC?

Make your mark on water quality and environmental sustainability. Immerse yourself in WEFTEC 2024—it's more than just a conference. Connect in person with the full water community and work toward a world free of water challenges.

  • Get the education you need
  • Find innovations and products
  • Connect with your community
  • Develop your career and expertise
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Submit a Pavilion Session

Showcase your cutting-edge solutions at WEFTEC 2024. The call for Pavilion sessions is open now. Share your new ideas at WEFTEC 2024. Now is the time to submit your proposal.

Pavilion session deadline is June 1 at 9 a.m. ET.

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Apply to Be a WEF Comms Scholar

The WEF Comms Scholarship helps communications professionals in the water sector attend WEFTEC. Ten winners will receive full conference and exhibition registration, three nights of hotel accommodation, and funds toward airfare and incidentals. We're looking forward to a great group of applicants this year!

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Find Solutions in the Exhibition

The 2024 WEFTEC Exhibition is outpacing last year's square footage by 13% and is 21% ahead of the last time WEFTEC was hosted in New Orleans. To date, more than 800 exhibitors have signed up and the remaining space is running low.

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97th Annual
Technical Exhibition & Conference

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana USA

Conference: October 5 - 9, 2024
Exhibition: October 7 - 9, 2024

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WEF is committed to providing a professional, safe, and welcoming environment during its in-person and virtual events for all water professionals and their guests. WEF expects all attendees, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors, media, and other participants to uphold our commitment to diversity and inclusion by helping us provide a positive conference environment for everyone.

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