What is the WQA Convention & Exposition?
The WQA Convention & Exposition is the most comprehensive annual gathering of water treatment professionals. The event connects industry professionals with technologies, know-how, education, training, networking and business opportunities in one convenient location.
Where and when is the show being held?
The 2019 WQA Convention and Expo is being held April 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Education sessions are offered April 23-25; the Expo is April 24 and 25 in Exhibit Hall C4.
In addition, pre-convention education is offered April 22, and the second annual WQA Business Boot Camp will be held April 26 at the Wynn Las Vegas.
Do I have to be a member of WQA to attend the conference and exposition?
No, you can attend WQA Convention & Exposition and not be a member of the Water Quality Association (WQA); however you are eligible for discounted registration fees if you become a member of WQA. For WQA membership information, click here.
I am not a resident of the United States; can I attend the show?
Yes! Visitors from 44 different countries attended WQA Convention & Exposition in 2018.
International attendees are welcome to register through the registration link. An official letter of invitation to attend the 2019 WQA Convention & Exposition will be sent upon written request. This invitation is intended to facilitate the participant’s travel and visa arrangements but does not extend financial support. To request a letter of invitation, please provide your name, title, company, address and passport number to Stephanie Salvatierra at email@example.com.
What are the trade show hours?
The exposition hall will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 25.
How do I register for a professional certification exam?
Advance registration is required and is available by contacting
firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting the testing
Is there a separate fee to attend the education sessions?
Your registration fee includes the exposition and entrance into posted
Pre-convention workshops, special events and Business Boot Camp
require and additional registration and fee.
Is there a separate fee to attend the Welcome Reception?
The Welcome Reception will take
place Wednesday, April 24 from 5 to 7 pm at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Admission is included with your badge. If you wish to bring a guest, you may
purchase a Welcome Reception Only pass for $75.
What is the WQA Business Boot Camp all about?
Back for a second year, WQA Business Boot Camp is a one-day intensive conference that gives you the tools you need to run your business. It is held the day after the convention ends -- on Friday, April 26 -- at the Wynn Las Vegas. The separate registration fee can be paid during the convention registration conference.