Global Center - Where the World of Water Meets
Global Center | WEF Plaza South Hall A | McCormick Place – Level 3
HOURS OF OPERATION
Sunday, October 1 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, October 2 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 3 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 4 | 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Global Center Opening
Monday, October 2 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Join Ifetayo Venner, WEF President as she welcomes representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water and the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, Industry & Analysis
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
GLOBAL CENTER SERVICES
The Global Center at WEFTEC is full of resources committed to matching international trade delegates and U.S. exhibitors with an eye on the worldwide market. Make important contacts and gain additional knowledge by interacting with the leading manufacturers and representatives in the water and wastewater profession. This hub of global business programming, networking, and opportunities offers:
- Multi-language translation, as needed
- Presentations of global interest
- International reception
- Trade Delegations/Trade Event Partnership Program (TEPP)
WEFTEC 2023 is the only water event selected to be a part of the U.S. Commercial Service Trade Event Partnership Program (TEPP).
Thirty-four trade delegations from thirty-three countries and one international organization will actively engage with U.S. trade agencies, foreign trade groups, exhibitors, and fellow attendees to explore new markets and establish business contacts. U.S. Department of Commerce Staff will be onsite at the Global Center to assist U.S. exhibiting companies.
WEFTEC 2023 TRADE DELEGATIONS
Algeria, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Egypt, El Salvador, France, Ghana, Greece, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uruguay and Vietnam.
WEF gratefully acknowledges our Global Center sponsor