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WQA signs pavilion agreement with RAI Amsterdam
Extends WQA’s global presence in China, Mexico and Europe

LISLE, Ill. –The Water Quality Association (WQA) has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with RAI Amsterdam that will allow WQA to have a pavilion for its members at each of the RAI’s Aquatech international trade shows.

WQA and RAI strike pavilion agreement“We are thrilled to have this new agreement,” said WQA President Bob Maisner, who was on hand for the signing ceremony at the Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam. “We are looking forward to a great partnership with the RAI to provide strong services and programming in the water treatment industry moving forward.”

RAI Amsterdam is a global events-planning company that organizes 50 international conferences, 70 exhibitions and shows, and over a thousand smaller conferences, presentations and meetings which are attended by more than 1.6 million visitors annually. Among their signature events is Aquatech, a major trade show for water technology.

Under terms of the agreement, WQA will have a pavilion at each of the Aquatech shows in China, Mexico and Amsterdam. WQA will be able to exhibit information about the Association and host WQA members who are attending the events. In return, RAI will receive a presence at the WQA Convention & Exposition each year. Next year’s WQA Convention takes place in Denver, Colorado March 26-29, 2018.

WQA and RAI Amsterdam have teamed up in the past. WQA previously co-hosted its convention along with Aquatech.

WQA is a not-for-profit trade association representing the residential, commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. Since 1959, the WQA Gold Seal certification program has been certifying products that contribute to the safe consumption of water. The WQA Gold Seal program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).

Photo caption: (L-R) WQA President Bob Maisner, Annette Bos of RAI and WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser

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