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WWETT Drives Industry Forward Uniting the $301.77 Billion Market

 

March 7, 2023

‚Ėļ Press Release

Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport (WWETT), the world's largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals, brought more than 500 exhibitors showcasing new and innovative products and services and over 12,000 participants, February 20-23, to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. WWETT continues to provide attendees with a 360-degree experience, fueling cross-industry collaboration.

As water and wastewater treatment plays an essential part in the processing of discharging purified water back into the environment, WWETT provides a meeting place for further discovery of niche solutions designed for all problems and challenges the industry faces.

Marc Acampora, Market Leader, WWETT Show said, "WWETT is the perfect place for wastewater and environmental service professionals to understand industry trends and learn about new innovations. The energy at this year's event was contagious and cements the importance of this event for the industry. We look forward to bringing the wastewater and environmental service community together again next year."

The WWETT accredited conference program delivered an unparalleled education experience including nearly 100 sessions across 21 tracks targeted to municipalities, plumbers, portable sanitation professionals, septic contractors, sewer contractors and wastewater professionals. Many sessions counted toward fulfilling required continuing educational units (CEUs) and professional development hours (PDHs).

WWETT invited the first ever keynote speaker, Navy SEAL Chad Williams to the stage on the first day of the conference to discuss effective leadership, resilience, teamwork, overcoming adversity and motivation.

The WWETT Expo Hall featured products and services from the following categories: Septic Pumping, Portable Sanitation, Sewer, Waterblasting, Safety Equipment, Pumper Trucks, Dewatering, and Software. Exhibitors from around the globe participated, including Federal Signal, HammerHead Trenchless, Satellite Industries, Vac-Con, Inc and CUES, Inc.

One of the highlights of the WWETT Show, exhibitors demonstrated new products to large audiences of attendees. Ridgid and HammerHead Trenchless were among the exhibitors with new product demonstrations. As attendees attend the expo to discover new tools and learn how to use them daily, product demonstrations are an important part of the event.

During a special Happy Hour General Session¬†Operators Without Borders¬†(OWB) discussed the‚ÄĮcurrent situation of water and wastewater utilities in Ukraine. Operators Without Borders provides certified, volunteer water and wastewater operators who can support utilities in developing countries following emergency and disaster situations to ensure that safe drinking water and wastewater management services are resumed. WWETT show management presented OWB with a check for more than $8,000 to help in their efforts.

Conference program highlights included:

  • Seven national associations leading education on the first day of the conference
  • Two Technical Tours at Deep Rock Tunnel Pump Station and Belmont Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Women in the Industry networking event
  • New to the Industry networking eventNew Diversity Track
  • Four-hour Confined Space Entry Training
  • Two workshops on Management/Leadership
  • Eight-hour certification classes led by National Association of Wastewater Technicians

WWETT 2024 will take place January 24-27, 2024 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

The 2024 Call for Presentations is now live. The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 27, 2023.

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WWETT to Host Over 600 Exhibitors, Showcasing Latest Trends and Technologies Driving the Industry

 

January 7, 2023

‚Ėļ Press Release

Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport (WWETT), the world's largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals, will host more than 600 exhibitors showcasing new and innovative products and services February 20-23, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The WWETT Expo Hall will showcase exhibitors from around the globe including Federal Signal, Environmental Solutions Group, Satellite Industries, Vac-Con, Inc and CUES, Inc. aimed to address the growing industry, now estimated at 301.77 billion USD. A wide variety of products and service categories available at WWETT include Septic Pumping, Portable Sanitation, Sewer, Waterblasting, Safety Equipment, Pumper Trucks, Dewatering and Software.

‚ÄúThere has been tremendous advancement in the waste and wastewater industry since our last event, including innovations in maintenance, design and installation,‚ÄĚ says Marc Acampora, VP & Market Leader, WWETT Show. ‚ÄúWith a robust conference program, Expo Hall, and specialized industry events, WWETT provides wastewater and environmental service professionals with information on pertinent industry trends and solutions.

Event Features & Highlights

  • The NAWT Shootout brings awareness to the updated Federal Regulations regarding Pre-Trip inspections. It gives individuals the chance to practice their Pre-Trip Inspections and those that already have their CDLs an opportunity to learn what the new regulations cover and how to respond to road-side inspections. The top four individuals with the most correctly identified problems will be named winners.
  • The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) will be conducting the National Backhoe ROE-D-HOE¬ģ Championship Competition. The three-day open event allows attendees to compete by using the backhoe bucket to move small objects in a race against time. The top three times win belt buckles in addition to up to $1,000 in cash prizes.
  • WWETT Talks Live is a new interview series that will feature bite-sized insights from the wastewater industry‚Äôs most innovative leaders. It will cover the state of the industry, which trends to adopt and which ones to avoid, leadership and roles in company structures, becoming a multi-dimensional operation, trials and tribulations of expanding and the importance of your work and community impact.
  • Operators Without Borders provides certified, volunteer water and wastewater operators who can support utilities in developing countries following emergency and disaster situations to ensure that safe drinking water and wastewater management services are resumed. On February 21 at 4:00 p.m., a special Happy Hour General Session will be hosted in Room #130 discuss the current situation of water and wastewater utilities in Ukraine and how we can help.
  • WWETT will show the documentary Sh*t Saves the World, which provides an intriguing and humorous glimpse into our species' impact on the Earth by exploring how one of the most simple and obvious solutions to aid the environment may lie in what we often look down upon as waste. The documentary will be shown on February 22 at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in Room 122.
  • The Welcome Party takes place February 21 at 5:00 p.m. at The Grand Hall @ Downtown Union Station and is hosted by Custom Truck One Source and Tornado Global Hydrovacs.

Chad Williams, resilience speaker, bestselling author and Navy SEAL, will deliver the keynote address and show attendees the power of SEAL Team thinking in tackling any challenge. Williams draws from his experience in military to provide a Navy SEAL's perspective on issues related to effective leadership, resilience, teamwork, overcoming adversity and motivation.

The WWETT accredited conference program delivers education including nearly 100 sessions across 21 tracks led by seven of the industry’s leading national associations, targeted to municipalities, plumbers, portable sanitation professionals, septic contractors, sewer contractors and wastewater professionals.

Many sessions count toward fulfilling required continuing educational units (CEUs) and professional development hours (PDHs).

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WWETT Brings Wastewater and Environmental Service Professionals Together in February, Unveils Conference Program

 

December 1, 2022

‚Ėļ Press Release

Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport (WWETT), the world's largest annual trade show for wastewater and environmental service professionals, today unveils its conference program. The event takes place February 20-23, 2023 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.

Marc Acampora, VP & Market Leader of the WWETT Show, said, ‚ÄúWe are delighted to bring wastewater and environmental service professionals together with the leading minds in the industry to help drive their businesses forward. There will be a tremendous amount of learning, exploring, networking, and fun to be had this winter in Indianapolis.‚ÄĚ

 The WWETT accredited conference program delivers unparalleled education including nearly 100 sessions across 21 tracks targeted to municipalities, plumbers, portable sanitation professionals, septic contractors, sewer contractors and wastewater professionals. 

Chad Williams, resilience speaker, bestselling author and Navy SEAL, will deliver the keynote address. Williams draws from his experience in military to provide a Navy SEAL's perspective on issues related to effective leadership, resilience, teamwork, overcoming adversity and motivation. 

Conference program highlights:

  • Seven national associations leading education
  • Two Technical Tours
  • Women in the Industry Networking event
  • New to the industry networking event
  • New Diversity Track
  • Four-hour Confined Space Entry Training
  • Two workshops on Management/Leadership
  • Eight-hour certification classes led by National Association of Wastewater Technicians and Portable Sanitation Association International¬†

Many sessions count toward fulfilling required continuing educational units (CEUs) and professional development hours (PDHs). Learn more here.

 In addition, the Expo Hall will showcase new and innovative products from 500+ exhibitors such as Federal Signal, Environmental Solutions Group, Satellite Industries, Vac-Con, Inc and CUES, Inc. 

Additional event highlights:·      

  • The NAWT Shootout brings awareness to the updated Federal Regulations regarding Pre-Trip inspections. It also gives individuals who will be testing soon for their CDLs an opportunity to practice their Pre-Trip Inspections and those that already have their CDLs an opportunity to learn what the new regulations cover and how to respond to road-side inspections. The top four individuals with the most correctly identified problems will be named winners.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
  • The National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) will be conducting the National Backhoe ROE-D-HOE¬ģ Championship Competition. The three-day open event allows attendees who are skilled backhoe operators compete by using the backhoe bucket to skillfully and smoothly move small objects such as a golf ball or bowling pin in an extreme race against time. The competition is timed and will culminate with the contestants with the top three times winning belt buckles in addition to up to $1,000 in cash prizes.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
  • WWETT Talks Live is a new interview series that will feature bite-sized insights from the wastewater industry‚Äôs most innovative leaders. It will cover the state of the industry, which trends to adopt and which ones to avoid, leadership and roles in company structures, becoming a multi-dimensional operation, trials and tribulations of expanding and the importance of your work and community impact.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
  • Operators Without Borders provides certified, volunteer water and wastewater operators who can support utilities in developing countries following emergency and disaster situations to ensure that safe drinking water and wastewater management services are resumed. On February 21 at 4:00 p.m., a special Happy Hour General Session will be hosted at booth #2149 in the Expo Hall to discuss the¬†current situation of water and wastewater utilities in Ukraine and how we can help.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
  • WWETT will show the documentary Sh*t Saves the World, which provides an intriguing and humorous glimpse into our species' impact on the Earth by exploring how one of the most simple and obvious solutions to aid the environment may lie in what we often look down upon as waste.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
  • IndyHumane has been committed to helping central Indiana‚Äôs pets in need since 1905.¬†The organization‚Äôs locations collectively support an average of 10,000 animals each year, roughly 90 percent of which are adopted. In booth #5935 in the Expo Hall there will be dogs and kittens to meet, play with and adopt.
  • The Welcome Party takes place February 21 at 5:00 p.m. at The Grand Hall @ Downtown Union Station.¬†The WWETT Show has launched the Making Waves Podcast, which interviews the most interesting voices in and around the wastewater industry. Click here to listen.¬†To become a WWETT sponsor, contact Juliana Sherwood at [email protected]¬†To register for a media pass, email [email protected]¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†

The WWETT Show has launched the Making Waves Podcast, which interviews the most interesting voices in and around the wastewater industry. Click here to listen. 

To become a WWETT sponsor, contact Juliana Sherwood at [email protected].¬†To register for a media pass, email [email protected].¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†

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Announcing The WWETT Show 2023 Keynote Speaker

 

September 6, 2022

‚Ėļ Show Schedule Update

The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment, and Transport (WWETT) Show continues to grow and give visitors even more to enjoy! This year, we're amping up the Expo Hall opening experience with a Keynote presentation. Open to all attendees, this is a WWETT Show kick-off event like no other!

Chad Williams, former U.S. Navy SEAL and bestselling author of¬†SEAL of God,¬†will be¬†sharing his¬†unique¬†experience and stories of resilience during the WWETT 2023 Keynote.¬†Discover¬†what real¬†grit¬†looks like as he walks you through¬†his time spent serving his country. From the deep-rooted motivation, he found in his days of training, to his intense final victory over enemy forces, Williams will share engaging lessons of leadership, teamwork, integrity,‚ÄĮmental toughness,¬†and overcoming adversity.
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