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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 98% sold out with more than 850 exhibiting companies.

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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

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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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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 850 exhibitors have signed up and the exhibition is 98% sold out.

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Explore Our Host City

Meeting in New Orleans provides opportunities to experience great food, rich culture, and welcoming locals. Use our Explore New Orleans plan your visit.

Arriving early? This year WEFTEC also offers custom experiences to experience the city's culture, architecture, and impressive food scene.

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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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