Five new records were set at the 2015 AHR Expo in Chicago
The 2015 AHR Expo claimed the title for the best-attended event ever held in Chicago. Preliminary figures show that more than 61,000 total attendees, including 42,400 visitors, participated in the event held at McCormick Place Jan. 26 to 28.
According to Clay Stevens, president of International Exposition Co., five Chicago records were broken by the successful 2015 event:
The association announced several changes to its organizational structure
The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) board of governors recently returned from its annual retreat and strategy session, and announced several important updates.
The FWQA will host its annual convention and trade show June 11 to 13
The Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) announced its 2015 convention and trade show, scheduled for June 11 to 13, 2015, at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla.
This year’s event will kicked off with the Rusty Schoenthaler Annual Golf Tournament at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course on Thursday, June 11. That evening, attendees will enjoy hospitality suites, which are not only an occasion for fellowship with other water conditioning professionals, but also a networking opportunity.
Organizers report three records shattered before the show opens
Three records have been broken in the history of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating (AHR) Expo for its 2015 show, the organizers reported – and doors do not open until Jan. 26.
The program will help families cut back on the more than 1 trillion gal of water wasted by residential leaks annually nationwide
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 10% of homes in the U.S. have leaks that waste 90 gal of water or more per day. To help Americans eliminate water waste, EPA’s WaterSense program is encouraging consumers to find and fix leaks as part of its seventh annual Fix a Leak Week, March 16 to 22, 2015.
The event brings together experts and policy makers to lobby for the water improvement industry
Dates for the Pacific Water Quality Assn. (PWQA) Legislative Days have been announced. These events are an opportunity to meet legislators in the company of PWQA members and its lobbyists.
In addition to the education sessions, the Global Water Awards will be given out to members of the international water industry
The Global Water Summit for 2015 will be held in Athens on April 27 and 28, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel Athenaeum. Hosted by Global Water Intelligence and the International Desalination Assn., the summit is a business event for water leaders throughout the world.
This event aims to strengthen the growing link between water and economic development through a range of sessions. Formats include plenary talks, networking roundtables, pre-arranged one-on-one meetings, breakout sessions and workshops.
Twice a year, Miami will be a hub for water industry professionals throughout the Americas
Organizers of the Water Expo announced that it will now host two events each year after seeing the success of their 2013 and 2014 shows.
The spring show, planned for June 2 and 3, will focus on irrigation and groundwater. The fall show on Sept. 15 and 16 will be geared toward the water quality, water supply and wastewater fields.
The campaign has raised more than $1.7 million of its $2.5 million goal
ResinTech and the Urbans family (Denise Urbans, Bob Hader and Michael and Janice Urbans) have made Ambassador-level commitments of $50,000 or more to the Water Quality Research Foundation's (WQRF) Investing in Your Future campaign.
The winners come from Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., and Delft, the Netherlands
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the awardees of the Student Best Papers submitted for this year’s Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC). Both awardees received $1,500 and were recognized, along with their advisers, at a special ceremony during WQTC, held in New Orleans Nov. 16 to 20.