Be our Guest-Blogger for WEFTEC 2014!

WEFTEC-2014-logo3With a high concentration of water industry experts, Wisconsin has earned a reputation for sustainable leadership that has helped make The Water Council a global authority on advanced water technology development and deployment. Heading into WEFTEC 2014, Sept. 27 – Oct.1, in New Orleans, it’s important to tap that leadership and expertise to achieve visibility on a national and international scale. With almost 50 organizations exhibiting at this year’s conference that are Wisconsin-based or have substantial operations within the state including a number of entrepreneurs and academics, The Water Council would like to provide your company an opportunity for further exposure.

To support thought leadership efforts leading up to WEFTEC, we would like to invite you to write a contributed article that highlights your expertise about a water-related topic. Your article may be highlighted as a blog post on In Wisconsin @Events. Please feel free to choose from the list of topics below or select a topic of your choice. If your article is featured on the @Events blog, we will alert you and promote the piece through The Water Council, WEDC and partner social media channels. We would also encourage you to share the Events Blog with your network of water industry influencers via email, social media or other effective channels. Simply share the link here (www.inwisconsin.com/events-blog).

Below is a list of topics for your consideration:

· Alliance for Water Stewardship: highlight details of new role for TWC; significance for businesses in North America and the world
· Share insight into The Water Council’s Water Collaborative Innovation Platform
· Details of recent study from Fund for Lake Michigan: Measuring the Economic Impact of Water Quality Initiatives: A study of the Fund for Lake Michigan
· Overview of the results of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Survey; and how this compares nationally
· New water companies around Wisconsin and the innovative ideas they’re developing
· Water stewardship for businesses
· Importance of safe and healthy drinking water for the world; how Wisconsin is making a difference

If you’re interested in participating in this opportunity, please contact Katie Waite, PR Account Executive, Nelson Schmidt, Inc., kwaite@n-s.com. Submissions will be edited for style and length, with revisions sent to you for your approval prior to publication. WEDC and Nelson Schmidt are available to help refine your topic prior to writing, or to assist with writing if desired. If your blog post is shared we’d simply need a high-quality headshot from you and any other photos you’d like to share.​

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About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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