WWEMA 49th WASHINGTON FORUM

April 26-28, 2023
Hilton Washington D.C. National Mall

Washington, DC

This year’s WWEMA 49th Washington Forum will be held April 26-28, 2023 in conjunction with Water Week 2023. This is WWEMA’s annual legislative, regulatory, and policy meeting that directly connects our members, attendees, and invited guests to leaders in the water industry and Government including Congress and EPA. Want to learn what the Biden Administration’s new regulations and economic policies mean for your business and what’s next? Have questions about how to comply with the Buy America requirements in the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law? Concerned these new requirements might affect your ability to access funding, have your products included in new projects, or increase costs and delay project schedules? Want to ensure your voice is heard and have real impact on helping shape policies and guidance that ensures your company’s success? Hear from the Experts! Network with Industry Leaders!

Everyone, members and non-members alike, is invited to join us for this year’s WWEMA 49th Washington Forum as we hear from leaders in our industry and Government who are at the forefront of these changes.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wednesday, April 26th

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
9:00 am – 10:30 am Executive Committee Meeting
10:30 am – 12:00 noon Manufacturers Rep Council Meeting
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch on own
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Marketing & Member Services Committee Meeting
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm First Timers, New Members & Guests Meet and Greet
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Legislative/Regulatory Committee Meeting
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception or Congressional Reception (TBD) (Capitol Hill with other water associations)

Thursday, April 27th

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am – 9:00 am Networking Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 noon General Session
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm Networking Lunch
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm General Session
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm WWEMA Reception

Friday, April 28th

7:30 am – 12:00 noon Registration
8:00 am – 9:00 am Networking Breakfast
9:00 am – 11:30 am General Session
11:30 am Meeting Adjourns
12:00 noon – 3:00 pm Board of Directors Lunch and Meeting

 

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EVENT REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE SOON

WWEMA offers the opportunity to sponsor our events to help create dynamic programming and networking opportunities. A number of sponsorship opportunities are available to help support the WWEMA 48th Washington Forum. These include Aquamarine ($3,000), Emerald ($2,500), Diamond ($2,000), Platinum ($1,500), Gold ($1,000), Silver ($750), and Bronze ($500). Manufacturer Representatives can also help sponsor the Thursday Night Welcome Reception ($200). Sponsors are recognized in the promotional materials, the on-site program, from the podium, on the meeting video screens, on the WWEMA website, in the Member Bulletin newsletter, on social media platforms, and in post-meeting reports.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS (Hotel cut-off April 4, 2023)

The WWEMA 49th Washington Forum will be held at Hilton Washington D.C. National Mall, 480 L’Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20024. WWEMA has reserved a block of rooms for the meeting for the nights of Tuesday, April 25, Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27, 2023. The official hotel cut-off date is April 4, 2023. Reservations can be made using the hotel’s direct link HERE. Or by calling the Hilton Hotels at 800-HILTONS (800-445-8667) and referencing group code “WWEMA”.

Please contact Susi Ricker at susi@wwema.org if you encounter any issues with reserving your room.

To Reserve Hotel Room Click Here

TRAVEL LOGISTICS

The Hilton Washington DC National Mall is located 4.0 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The hotel can be reached via car, taxi, Uber, or Lyft. The hotel also sits above the L’Enfant D.C. Metro stop that connects directly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via the yellow line. The hotel is steps from the best D.C. has to offer: the National Mall, The Warf, the Spy Museum, the Jefferson Memorial, the Air & Space Museum, the Lincoln Memorial and more.

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