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WEF Member Associations and WEFTEC Exhibiting Companies & Sponsors are welcome to host meetings, receptions, and hospitality events during WEFTEC 2024.

Rules for Affiliated Functions:
  • Space at either the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center or the Hilton Riverside (headquarters hotel) is available for reservation through WEF starting April 30 through July 12, 2024.
  • Product displays are prohibited in locations outside of the official exhibit hall at the convention center.
  • Affiliated functions will not be scheduled during the core WEFTEC program hours:
Date Restricted Hours
Saturday, October 5 No restrictions
Sunday, October 6 No restrictions
Monday, October 7 Restricted 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8 Restricted 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9 Restricted 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Exceptions can be made to accommodate training meetings for exhibiting companies’ personnel or manufacturers’ representatives.

Request Meeting Space

Reservation deadline: July 12, 2024

There is no cost to reserve meeting space through WEF (no sublease fee).

  • WEF staff will review, assign, and confirm space, starting in mid-May through mid-July. New Orleans Morial Convention Center = Deana Gissendanner Hilton Riverside = Catherine Murphy
  • After your meeting space assignment is confirmed, you will work directly with the Convention Center, Hilton Riverside, and/or other suppliers to order and pay for audio-visual equipment, catering, et cetera.
Other Options:
  • Use New Orleans & Company’s Venue Search Tool to explore a curated selection of restaurants, attractions, and special event venues.


Code of Conduct

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.

Read the Code