WWEMA 109th Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting
November 8-10, 2017

Omni Scottsdale
Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Scottsdale, Arizona


WWEMA's 109th Annual Meeting, held November 8-10, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale, Arizona earned rave reviews with nearly 100 attendees and member prospects coming together for an exceptional program. The theme of this year's meeting was Finding Success in Uncertain Times.

Sessions included discussion on Cooperative Federalism with the Executive Director of the Environmental Council of the States; a working session on American Iron and Steel with the senior environmental engineer at U.S. EPA; a panel session on mergers and acquisitions; a national overview of state-level funding initiatives for water infrastructure; a panel on direct potable reuse; and a session on terms and conditions for WWEMA manufacturer rep members.

The meeting culminated on Friday with a three-hour workshop on recruiting, retaining, and engaging across all generations with the research director at BridgeWorks LLC. This session focused on communication, work ethic, dress code, career progression, and how to create a functioning work "family" among Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, Millennials, and Gen Zers.

HOTEL
The host hotel was the award-winning Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.

FINAL PROGRAM AGENDA
View the Final Program Agenda that includes a message from the 2017 Chairman and schedule of events. Final Program Agenda. Speaker PowerPoint presentations and the WWEMA Special Report summary are available on the Members Only section of the website.

ANNUAL MEETING SPONSORS
Thank you to Gold Sponsor JCM Industries, Inc., and Bronze Sponsor KLa Systems, Inc. for their support of the 109th WWEMA Annual Meeting.

2018 ANNUAL MEETING
The 110th WWEMA Annual Meeting will be held November 7-9, 2018, at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan (West Palm Beach), Florida